Alvin D. Risner

Alvin D. Risner, 78, of rural Fostoria, died at 10:03am Saturday, March 18, 2017 at his residence surrounded by family. Born April 13, 1938 in Carey, he was the son of the late Clay and Polly (Puckett) Risner. He married Isabelle Nye and they divorced. On March 14,1986, he...

Donna W. Elchert

Donna W. Elchert, 88, of Fostoria, passed away Sunday March 19, 2017 at Bridge Hospice Care Center, Findlay. Arrangements are pending at Hoening Funeral Home, Fostoria.

George F. “Fred” Heckman

George F. “Fred” Heckman, 56, of Fostoria, passed away in his home on Saturday, March 18, 2017. Arrangements are pending with Mann-Hare-Hoening Funeral Home, Fostoria.
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Monday’s scoreboard

PREP BOYS BASKETBALL Saturday’s Regional Finals Division I AT CLEVELAND STATE UNIVERSITY Lakewood St. Edward 69, Garfield Hts. 65, OT AT OHIO DOMINICAN Pickerington Cent. 79, Pickerington N. 58 AT UNIVERSITY OF AKRON Massillon Jackson 54, Tol. St. John’s 38 Division...

Cheerleaders, chambermaids: The Supreme Court’s broad reach

FILE – In this May 13, 2014, file photo National Education Association staff members from Washington joining students, parents and educators at a rally at the Supreme Court in Washington on the 60th anniversary Brown v. Board of Education decision that struck down...

A Muppet with autism to be welcomed soon on 'Sesame Street'

NEW YORK (AP) — Folks on Sesame Street have a way of making everyone feel accepted. That certainly goes for Julia, a Muppet youngster with blazing red hair, bright green eyes – and autism. Rather than being treated like an outsider, which too often is the plight of...

Reds 9, Padres 4

E_Cordoba (5). DP_Cincinnati 2, San Diego 0. LOB_Cincinnati 4, San Diego 7. 2B_Alcantara (2), Jennings (1), Walker (1), Brantly (2), Myers 2 (5), Torres (1), Aybar (3). HR_Kivlehan (2), Winker (1), Schebler (2), Sanchez (4), Renfroe (2). SB_Peraza (4), Cordoba (3). SF_Jankowski...

Hill Russia inquiry goes _ at last _ before public hearing

WASHINGTON (AP) — A congressional inquiry into Russian interference in the presidential election that has so far unfolded behind closed doors moves into the open with a public hearing featuring FBI Director James Comey. A hearing Monday before the House Intelligence...

Diamondbacks 4, Indians 4

E_Pridie (4), Martinez (2). DP_Arizona 0, Cleveland 1. LOB_Arizona 3, Cleveland 2. 2B_Jackson (4), Encarnacion (3). HR_Herrmann (1). CS_Borenstein (1), Capel (1), Diaz (1). SF_Mathis (1). Umpires_Home, Nestor Ceja; First, Jim Wolf; Second, Mike DiMuro; Third, Ben May. T_2:40. A_8,215

Senate hearings get underway on Trump Supreme Court pick

FILE – In this Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017, file photo, Supreme Court Justice nominee Neil Gorsuch meets with Sen. Chris Coons, D-Del. on Capitol Hill in Washington. Thirteen months after Antonin Scalia’s death created a vacancy on the Supreme Court, hearings get under way...