James R. Hall

James R. Hall passed away March 6, 2016, at Arizona Heart Hospital in Phoenix, Arizona. He was born May 8, 1949, in Fostoria, Ohio. Jim was preceded in death by his wife of 41 years, Donna, in 2013. He is survived by his mother Joan Johnson; sister Karen Myers; children, Lori...

Richard Allen ‘Dick’ Cassady

Richard Allen “Dick” Cassady, 65, of Fostoria, passed away on Tuesday, March 8, 2016, at his home. He was born March 4, 1951, in Fostoria to the late Augustus & Susie (James) Cassady. He married Lori Wilson in October 1995. Surviving is a son, Rich (Amy Craun)...

Rickey Allen Weinandy

Rickey Allen Weinandy, 54, of Alvada, Ohio, passed away at 7:03 p.m. Tuesday, March 8, 2016, at St. Catherine’s Care Center in Fostoria. Arrangements are pending at Hoening Funeral Home.
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Public Record

Fostoria accidents Wednesday: • Complainant reported a hit-skip on West Center Street. Tuesday: • Caller reported a dog was hit on East Lytle Street; no damage to vehicle, dog was running at large. citations Wednesday: • Citation issued for red light violation...
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Mohawks back for more

By ANDY WOLF STAFF WRITER Big-game experience doesn’t come any bigger than playing at the OHSAA state-tournament level. As rare as it is to come by, it’s something St. Wendelin and Jackson Center both have — just not in the same fashion. The Mohawks (25-3) and...
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Survey says…

By RON CRAIG Staff Correspondent Parents of Hopewell-Loudon Schools students are being asked to go online to complete a survey as part of a multi-district, multi-county effort to accentuate the positive changes in public education. During a regular monthly meeting of the...

Storm dumps rain over South, sparks flooding, evacuations

AP Photo/Gerald Herbert BOSSIER CITY, La. (AP) — Cars were submerged by water, residents forced to flee their homes with housecats and birds in tow, and the Louisiana National Guard and others rescued people by boat and in big military trucks as torrential rains Wednesday...

Honda rolls out fuel cell in Japan, to lease 200 first year

AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi TOKYO (AP) — Honda has rolled out a new fuel cell vehicle, the first of its kind to be a five-seater. The zero-emissions Clarity may not sell in big numbers, however, given its price tag of 7.66 million yen ($67,000). Honda Motor Co. said Thursday...
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Local Roundup: BVC hoops all-star game set at UF

The second annual Blanchard Valley Conference vs. Putnam County League All-Star Basketball game is set for Sunday March 20th at the University of Findlay’s Croy Gymnasium. The girls game will begin at 5 p.m. with the boys game to follow 15 minutes after the conclusion of...
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Caretti named Ohio AP’s Ms. Basketball

By MARCUS HARTMAN Associated Press COLUMBUS — Ohio’s 2016 Ms. Basketball went from virtual unknown to coveted college prospect nearly overnight last summer. So maybe it was appropriate that Hannibal River High School’s Jensen Caretti wasn’t familiar with...