Ground school set to take off

Fremont Airport and Fremont Flight Academy will be hosting the 8th Annual Private Pilot Ground School on Jan. 9. In order to earn a Private Pilot’s License, the Federal Aviation Administration requires a student to pass three tests; a written test, oral test and flight...

OSS naughty and nice recycle list

The holiday season is a time when families and friends gather together for parties and holiday celebrations. After the party is over, it is important for residents who use the Aim to Be Green local township containers to recycle as much of the waste produced as they can. But...

Public Record

Fostoria accidents Friday: • Caller reported a crash at the intersection of North Main and East Fremont streets at 2:01 p.m. arrests Friday: • Deanna Jo Morton, 60, 115 Taft Blvd., was arrested on a warrant. citations Sunday: • Officer issued a citation for...

2015 ending under wacky winter weather

By The Associated Press Thanks to unusual weather, it’s been a struggle for some people to be jolly this holiday season. With tornadoes, floods, fires and wild swings in temperatures, 2015 is going out like a lamb or a lion, depending on which section of the country you...

South Korea, Japan reach landmark deal on WWII sex slaves

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — An apology from Japan’s prime minister and a pledge of more than $8 million sealed a breakthrough deal Monday on a decades-long impasse with South Korea over Korean women forced into Japanese military-run brothels during World War II. The...

Jack Lambright

Jack Duane Lambright, 83, of Fostoria, Ohio, a faithful servant of the Lord, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Saturday, December 26, 2015 at his home. He was born on February 23, 1932 in Fostoria to Howard and Bessie (Eckert) Lambright. Jack married Marilyn Fell...

David Myers

David C. Myers, 67 of Bascom, Ohio died on Saturday, December 26, 2015 in Columbus, Ohio. Arrangements are pending at the Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home in Fostoria.

Elizabeth Smith

Elizabeth “Betty” A. Smith, 93, of Fostoria, passed away at 5:37 p.m. Wednesday, December 23, 2015 at Good Shepherd Home, in Fostoria. She was born November 1, 1922 in Bradner, Ohio to the late Lawrence A. and Verna (Tyson) Householder. She married Dewey Smith Jr....

John Smith

John L. Smith, 71, of Fostoria, passed away Saturday, December 26, 2015 at ProMedica Fostoria Community Hospital. He was born April 23, 1944 in Arcadia to the late John Francis and Addie Mae (Myers) Smith. He married Marcia M. (Bradner) Smith, as she preceded him in death on...

Vikings rout Giants 49-17 to clinch playoff spot

AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have secured a place in the postseason, playing as if they’re poised for more than a token appearance. Adrian Peterson ran for 104 yards and a touchdown over three quarters, Harrison Smith took one of...