REINEKE FORD   ||   NEWS UPDATES

Another write-in joins state contest

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER As the deadline for write-in candidates for the Ohio House of Representatives 88th District came to a close Monday, one last candidate filed for election. Bill Young, retired social studies teacher of Green Springs, announced to a small group of...

Keeping kids safe

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER The duty of two Fostoria police officers reaches far beyond the average car chase, traffic ticket and domestic call. Officers Justin Kiser and Travis Ricker work almost every day as school resource officers, trying to keep Fostoria’s schools...

Pearson hired as interim treasurer at Bettsville

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER At a special meeting Tuesday, the Bettsville School Board of Education appointed an interim treasurer. Jaime Pearson, treasurer of Old Fort Local Schools, was selected by the Bettsville board as an interim treasurer to replace former treasurer, Roger...

Fostoria officer to replace stolen gun

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER A Fostoria police officer will have to replace his firearm after it was stolen from his vehicle in Toledo Wednesday night. According to Fostoria Police Capt. Patrick Brooks, an officer was in Toledo when a window of his personal vehicle was smashed...

K-9 unit walks the Block

By Morgan Manns Staff Writer Fostoria police officer Brandon Bell and canine officer Riky were the guest speakers at the city’s Block Watch meeting Wednesday evening at Flippin’ Jimmy’s. The meeting was centered around the roles of canine officers and their...

Flood fears on the rise

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER As warmer temperatures creep into the area, they bring with them the threat of rain showers and possible flooding. According to the National Weather Service, a 90 percent chance of rain has been predicted for Thursday with possible snow and/or...

Free class prepares seniors for portraits

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER As the end of the school year swiftly approaches, it’s time for juniors to schedule their senior portrait sessions. In an effort to provide students with tips and hints on how to “look their best” for their senior pictures, local...

Digging out the hydrants

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Taking the time to remove piles of snow from in front of one’s home can be more important than most people realize. While fighting a fire at 533 S. Main St. Tuesday night, the division was unable to immediately access the fire hydrant due to it...

H-L eyes moving bus routes

By Morgan Manns Staff Writer Hopewell-Loudon Board of Education discussed moving two bus routes into the district at Wednesday night’s regular meeting. The district’s current policy on bus routes states that all bus stops must be within the school district. However,...

City to move mountains

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER There is no doubt, Fostoria is literally buried in snow. With this winter season being more brutal than previous years, tons of snow have been dumped, plowed and piled high throughout town. But before the next snowfall hits the area, city crews will...