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Mary L. Rife

Mary L. Rife, 63, of Fostoria, died Thursday, October 23, 2014 at Bridge Hospice in Findlay. She was born July 29, 1951 in Findlay, the daughter of Vaynard Ersel and Alberta Marie (Winkler) Fagan. She married Timothy L. Rife December 20, 1969 and he survives her. She is also...

Robert J. Smith Sr.

Robert Justin Smith Sr. age 95 of Logan, Ohio, formerly of Fostoria and Ironton, Ohio, passed away Thursday, October 23, 2014 at the Pickering House, Lancaster, Ohio. Born on December 2, 1918 in Bucyrus, Ohio, he was the son of the late Lyman and Alice J. (Philips) Smith. Robert...

Naomi “Ruth” Cook

Naomi “Ruth” Cook, 66, of Fostoria, passed away Thursday, October 23, 2014 at the Bridge Hospice Care Center, Bowling Green. She was born March 8, 1948 in Toledo to Alfonso and Pauline (Dieter) Wagner. She married Harold Cook on September 12, 1975 in Fostoria, and he...

Genoa defeats Elmwood, 53-13

BLOOMDALE — Jake Wojciechowski scored four touchdowns Friday night as Genoa hammered Elmwood 53-13 in a Northern Buckeye Conference game. Wojciechowski reached the end zone on runs of 60 and 29 yards and 1 yard and also caught a 17-yard scoring toss from Kyle Edwards as...

Crawford rolls past SW, 70-12

By ANDY WOLF SPORTS WRITER NORTH ROBINSON — On any other night, touching the football three times in the first 8 minutes could spell disaster. On Friday night, though, Colonel Crawford was too busy clicking on all cylinders for it to matter. The Eagles scored touchdowns on...

Eagles overpower Redmen

By SHANNON DOVE SPORTS WRITER PEMBERVILLE — On a late October evening, Fostoria High School didn’t see any snow, but it did see plenty of Eastwood’s Devin Snowden. Snowden scored three touchdowns on his first four carries of the night to help the Eagles dominate...

Chieftains club Tigers in home finale

By JACOB SOLETHER SPORTS WRITER BASCOM — Derek Runion and Hopewell-Loudon offense did their own version of the Phil Collins song “In The Air Tonight” Friday night as they defeated North Baltimore 55-21 in Blanchard Valley Conference play. The Chieftains improved...

Angel pleads not guilty to drug charges

A Tiffin woman charged with multiple counts of drug trafficking pleaded not guilty to the charges Thursday. Anna A. Angel, 31, of Tiffin, pleaded not guilty to three counts of trafficking in heroin, two fifth-degree felonies and one fourth-degree felony, a Seneca County Common...

Breech gets community control for heroin, crack

A Fostoria woman arrested on multiple drug charges back in April was sentenced to three years community control Thursday in Seneca County Common Pleas Court. Meredith A. Breech, 35, 470 Linwood Ave., was sentenced to three years community control Thursday morning to possession of...

Schaeffer trial set to begin Monday

The trial for the third suspect charged in a fatal Memorial Day arson will begin Monday. The state’s case against Charles V. Schaeffer will begin at 8:45 a.m. Monday in Seneca County Common Pleas Court Judge Michael P. Kelbley’s courtroom. Schaeffer, 44, will stand...