More than cows and plows

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Learning to Do, Doing to Learn, Earning to Live, Living to Serve. This is the motto more than half a million students live by through FFA, in which they are engaged in a wide range of agricultural education activities. More than 350 area students...

Police chief choice pared to top three

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Fostoria officials narrowed its list of eight prospective candidates for the chief of police position Friday afternoon to three. Among the eight candidates are interim police chief Capt. Patrick Brooks and Fostoria Fire Chief Keith Loreno. Fostoria...

Coyote sightings are on the rise

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER This winter’s treacherous weather has created difficulties for humans and animals alike. Local residents have reported seeing an abundance of coyotes this winter near and in city limits. According to Wildlife Communication Specialist John Windau...

It’s payback time

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER In past years, students and staff might have been singing, “Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow,” during the winter season. This year, however, many would agree they’re begging, “Make it stop, make it stop, make it...

Three arrested in METRICH sting

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER TIFFIN — Three Tiffin residents were arrested Thursday following execution of a drug-related search warrant. Seneca County Drug Task Force-METRICH Enforcement Unit conducted a search warrant at 209 Third Ave., Tiffin, at 11:55 p.m. which...

H-L BOE buys new bus

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Hopewell-Loudon Local Schools Board of Education traded in two of its old buses and bought a new one during its regular meeting Wednesday evening. The bid, from Cardinal bus, has a subtotal of $94,356. The school will trade in two of their current...

Get off your attitude

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER M.S.G. — Motivation. Success. Goals. These were the focus of motivational speaker Bruce Boguski’s speech Tuesday at St. Wendelin Catholic School to a small group of high school students in Tom Bidinger’s English class. Boguski uses...

Snow to slam area, again

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Just when you thought it was all over, Mother Nature decided she wasn’t done. Wednesday’s forecast is calling for Fostoria residents to break out their hats, gloves, snowsuits and shovels for another bout of wintry weather. According to...

Under the influence

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Drunk driving: over the limit, under arrest. Stay alive, don’t drink and drive. Drive sober or get pulled over. Over the years, there have been many slogans slapped onto billboards and engraved in the minds of drivers to remind them to not drive...

Fostoria officer to lead Bettsville police force

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER A Fostoria police officer was hired Thursday night to be Bettsville’s chief of police at a special meeting of Bettsville’s city council. Council members unanimously selected Officer Brandon Bell, who serves as an officer in Fostoria Police...