Center and Poplar intersection partially closed Thursday

Fostoria’s city sewer maintenance crew will be replacing the catch basin in the southwest corner at the intersection of East Center and South Poplar streets Thursday. The roadway will be partially closed between 7 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. that day.

Unemployment rates up in Hancock, most neighboring counties

Hancock County’s unemployment rate increased in July to 4.8 percent from 4.5 percent in June, the state reported today. It was the seventh-lowest rate among Ohio’s 88 counties and much lower than Hancock County’s 6.3 percent in July 2013, the state Job and Family Services...

Oak Harbor downs Fostoria

OAK HARBOR — Fostoria High School lost all three contested matches and dropped a 5-0 decision Monday to Oak Harbor. In the lone singles match, the Rockets’ Paige Priesman downed Jessica Kauffman 6-0, 6-3 at No. 1. FHS forfeited the No. 2 and No. 3 singles matches. Oak...

Josh Affholder

Josh Affholder, age 41, of Fostoria, died Sunday morning at his residence. Services are pending with MANN-HARE-HOENING FUNERAL HOME, Fostoria. www.mann-harefh.com.

Bennett awaiting word on where he’ll play this season

TORONTO (AP) — Anthony Bennett is focused on the upcoming NBA season. His uniform is completely out of his control. It has been one unusual summer for two of Canada’s top young players. Bennett and Andrew Wiggins, the last two No. 1 overall NBA draft picks, are...

Public Record

Fostoria arrests Monday: • Joshua R. Banks, 26, 558 Spruce St., was arrested on an active warrant. Sunday: • William E. Etzinger II, 55, 1011 N. Union St., was arrested for persistent disorderly conduct. citations Monday: • Officer issued a citation for an improper left turn from...

Audrey Weis

Audrey Blanche Weis 93, of Independence House, Fostoria, Ohio passed away on August 16, 2014. She was born in Curtice, Ohio on September 25, 1920 to Ferdinand and Dehlia Shaneck; the 4th of nine children. Audrey graduated from Clay High School in 1939, where she met Henry Weis,...

TK Atlas golf outing slated

The 43rd annual ThyssenKrupp Atlas Crankshaft golf outing is scheduled for Saturday at Lakeland Golf Course. The cost is $30 person, with any past employees eligible to play. The 18-hole scramble will begin at 9 a.m. with a shotgun start. The $30-per-person fee includes golf,...

Golden Apple Award semi-finalists announced

The Findlay Rotary Club announced its nine semi-finalists for the 2014 Golden Apple Award. The elementary level nominees from Jefferson include: Robynn Drerup at Jefferson, Beth Nissen at Bigelow Hill, Audrey Stoffel at Jefferson. Teachers at the middle school level include: Leah...
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Sides in Gaza talks dig in as cease-fire end looms

Palestinians stand in what is left of the home of Amer Abu Aisheh, one of three Palestinians identified by Israel as suspects in the killing of three Israeli teenagers, after it was demolished by the Israeli army in the West Bank city of Hebron, Monday, Aug. 18 , 2014. (AP...