Circle K bandits sentencing is Friday

By BRIAN BOHNERT STAFF WRITER The suspects charged in the February armed robbery of an East Lytle Street convenience store will appear for sentencing later this week. Dakota M. Sharninghouse, 19, who pleaded guilty May 6 to a first-degree felony charge of aggravated robbery, will...

29 SWHS grads step into the future

By BRIAN BOHNERT STAFF WRITER “Nothing we do changes the past. Everything we do changes the future.” The words of author and cartoonist Ashleigh Brilliant echoed throughout 533 N. Countyline St. Sunday afternoon as 29 of the Fostoria-area’s best and brightest...

Dealing with change

By BRIAN BOHNERT STAFF WRITER When Tom Bridinger and Mark Schreiner attended Calvert High School together many years ago, neither knew where their individual lives would lead them. And despite embarking on different journeys in the decades since graduation, the two have...

2 suspects’ cases head for grand jury

By BRIAN BOHNERT STAFF WRITER After waiving their right for preliminary hearings Thursday, two of the three teens charged in last week’s burglary-turned-homicide will have their cases considered by the Seneca County Grand Jury. Tyson J. Ogg, 18, transient, and Dallas A....

Railroad flare sparks fatal fire

By BRIAN BOHNERT STAFF WRITER A Fostoria woman allegedly used a railroad flare to start a Memorial Day fire that destroyed a Fostoria home and killed two people inside, according to court documents. Shey L. Weiker, 31, and Charles V. Schaeffer, 44, both of 151 Taft Blvd., and...

Multi million dollar bonds set for arson suspects

By BRIAN BOHNERT STAFF WRITER The three suspects accused of starting a fatal house fire in Fostoria appeared before a judge Tuesday on arson and murder charges. Shey L. Weiker, 31, and Charles V. Schaeffer, 44, both of 151 Taft Blvd., and Timothy D. Hall, 20, of 126 Findlay St.,...

Three arrested in fatal arson

By BRIAN BOHNERT STAFF WRITER Three people were arrested on arson and murder charges Monday after an early morning house fire killed two people and injured another person in the 600 block of South Poplar Street. The bodies of a man and a woman were found inside the structure at...

Three homicide suspects appear in courtroom

By BRIAN BOHNERT STAFF WRITER The three suspects arrested in connection to the Wednesday burglary-turned-homicide at an East Culbertson Street residence have all appeared in court on their respective charges. Seventeen-year-old Garrett N. Brown, went before Judge Jay A. Meyer of...

Three arrested in homicide

By BRIAN BOHNERT STAFF WRITER Three subjects wanted in connection to a Wednesday night burglary-turned-homicide were taken into custody Thursday, less than 24 hours after the manhunt began. Garrett N. Brown, 17, Tyson J. Ogg, 18, and Dallas A. Salaz, 19, were arrested by Fostoria...

Bar owners charged with liquor license violations

By BRIAN BOHNERT STAFF WRITER The owners of Los Tocallos Bar and Restaurant have been charged in connection to a search warrant executed earlier this month. Amber N. Bowers, 31, and Andrew P. Miller, 40, both of 837 N. Union St., are charged with permits required, a first-degree...