Cupcake wars coming to Risingsun

By LINDA WOODLAND MANAGING EDITOR Girton Church of God is hosting a holy cupcake contest that could pay big dividends to the baker of the best little bite of cake. The Risingsun church is looking for 30 people to enter the contest that could pay $10,000 for the tastiest cupcake....

Giving a flicker of hope

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER The spark of a single flame can transform into a devastating blaze. The tri-county area has seen several fires over the past few months that have wreaked havoc on and displaced many families. A local organization is working to provide a flicker of...

Public Record

Fostoria arrests Friday: • Duncan E. Haughawout, 58, last listed address 804 Oaklawn Ave., was arrested on an active warrant at a Glenwood Avenue location following a report of loud music emanating from a vehicle. Thursday: • Charles A. Thomas Jr., 33, last listed address 757...

Happy birthday!

MORGAN MANNS / the Review Times Jayla Jordan, 2, enjoys a cupcake Thursday at the Geary Family YMCA. The establishment hosted its first ever Birthday Bash, celebrating members with February birthdays. Although Jordan’s birthday is not in February, she and her family were...

Milo W. Boice

Milo W. Boice, age 76, of Bradner, Ohio passed away on Wednesday (January 31, 2018) at the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida. Services will be later in February with Barndt Funeral Home handling the arrangements.
Migrant shootings France

Afghan migrant allegedly shoots 4 in melee in north France

By ELAINE GANLEY, Associated Press PARIS (AP) — Four migrants were shot and wounded Thursday during a confrontation in France’s port city of Calais, with an Afghan migrant apparently firing the shots, the French Interior Ministry said. Afghan and Eritrean migrants in the...
Cavs LeBron James, Heat Tyler Johnson

LeBron’s late defense helps Cavs edge Heat without Love

By TOM WITHERS, AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) — A dramatic, disturbing month for the Cavaliers ended with a defensive stop. Go figure. LeBron James scored 24 points and turned away Miami’s James Johnson before he could get off a shot in the final seconds as Cleveland...

UPDATED: MPLX profits rise

Gathering and processing record amounts of natural gas, Marathon Petroleum Corp. subsidiary MPLX grew profits by 79 percent from a year earlier in the October-December quarter to $238 million. MPLX earnings amounted to 31 cents per diluted common unit. Revenue increased 28...

Scratchbuilding from my Friend Ray

Milepost 1280 One of the other Pirates described my friend Ray as a “building maniac.”  I’d have to agree based on the email he sent the rest of us the other day showing his efforts in one building “season.”  Some of the buildings above are...

UPDATED: Trump tax cuts help send Marathon Petroleum profits soaring

President Donald Trump’s tax cuts sent Marathon Petroleum Corp.’s profit soaring eightfold to $2.02 billion in the October-December quarter, the company reported Thursday. Quarterly earnings amounted to $4.09 per share. Revenue rose 23 percent from the same period a year earlier...