Small Business training slated

Recruitment is under way for the next Small Business Development Training class offered by the Hancock Hardin Wyandot Putnam Community Action Commission. Thirteen classes will be offered from 5:45 to 8:45 p.m. on Thursdays, beginning Feb. 20. All classes will take place at The...

Area under winter warning

By Joel Sensenig News Editor The good news? There are only 44 more days until March 20, the first day of spring. The bad news? There are 44 more days until March 20, the first day of spring. For those of us saying ‘enough already’ with winter and snow, the worse news...

Flu passes peak

At this point in the flu season, area counties seem to be staying ahead of the game. Health departments in Seneca, Hancock and Wood counties are all out of flu vaccines, although drug stores in each county still have them. Marjorie Broadhead, Seneca County health commissioner,...

Elmwood storms past G’burg

BLOOMDALE — Kristen Curtis poured in 19 points and Elmwood outscored Gibsonburg 52-24 after the first quarter Monday night en route to a 58-34 victory in a nonconference matchup. The Royals, who improved to 12-5, outrebounded the Golden Bears 37-22 and forced 27 turnovers...

Man faces drug, vandalism charges

A Fostoria resident is facing charges of possession of drug paraphernalia and attempted vandalism of a police cruiser. According to Fostoria Police Capt. Patrick Brooks, a complainant requested an officer Friday for a male subject who was causing a disturbance at an East Fremont...

Jesse Latham Sr.

Jesse Anthony Latham Sr., 60, went home to be with the Lord at 4:15 a.m. on Monday, February 3, 2014, with his family by his side. He died at the Bridge Hospice Care Center in Findlay, Ohio. He was born in Oak Hill, Ohio to Alice (Keels) Latham and the late Earl Latham, Sr. on...

St. Wendelin defeats Upper Scioto Valley

By ANDY WOLF SPORTS WRITER St. Wendelin turned the fourth quarter of a tight contest with Upper Scioto Valley into a lesson in hitting clutch free throws. The Mohawks nailed 10 of 14 free throws in the final 4 minutes to seal a 41-29 win over the Rams Monday night in...

Local runners notch best times

Six members of the Foster Track Club recorded their best times of the winter season in this past weekend’s University of Findlay High School meet. Aquiles Estrada recorded times of 2:17 in the 800, 5:12 in the 1,600 and 11:16 in the 3,200. Also in the 800, Victoria Volpe...

Hopewell-Loudon boys gain two victories

KANSAS — Hopewell-Loudon swept a pair of junior high boys basketball games from Lakota Monday, claiming a 45-18 decision in the eighth-grade contest and taking the seventh-grade meeting 52-16. Zach Kreais scored 12 points and Conner White added eight for the Hopewell-Loudon...

Big Week At Home Ahead For No. 17 Iowa

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa answered coach Fran McCaffery’s questions about its toughness with an inspired win at Illinois over the weekend. Now there’s something even more important the Hawkeyes have to figure out. Are they still good enough to push for the Big Ten...