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Finishing the Fight

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Approximately 13.7 million Americans with a history of cancer were alive on Jan. 1, 2012, according to the American Cancer Society. Some of these individuals were cancer-free, while others still had evidence of cancer and may have been undergoing...

One may face charges after bust

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER At least one Fostoria resident could face charges of drug trafficking and possession after local law enforcement conducted a drug-related search warrant at his East Tiffin Street residence Wednesday evening. According to Det. Chuck Boyer with the...

Fire destroys mobile home

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Fostoria Fire Division and the State Fire Marshal’s Office are investigating a blaze that damaged a mobile home early Monday morning in the 800 block of Woodward Avenue. According to Fostoria’s Interim Fire Chief Warren Digby, reports of a...

Redmen Pride band not sleeping on fundraising

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Fostoria High School Redmen Pride Marching Band will be performing during the 2014 AutoZone Liberty Bowl halftime show in Memphis in December. In an effort to raise funds for this upcoming trip, band members will host a series of fundraisers...

Bringing the world home

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Americans say ‘family.’ The Chinese say ‘jiatíng.’ The French say ‘famille.’ The Spanish say ‘familia.’ Regardless the language, Webster’s Dictionary primarily defines ‘family’ as...

Suspects plead for lower bonds

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Retribution is the alleged motive surrounding a Memorial Day arson that killed two people and injured another at a South Poplar Street residence. According to Fostoria Police Det. Shilo Frankart, Shey L. Weiker, 31, one of three suspects charged in...

Raising awareness

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Roughly 30,000 people in the United States — 70,000 worldwide — are diagnosed with cystic fibrosis, according to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. About 1,000 new cases of cystic fibrosis are diagnosed each year and an additional 10 million...

Mauricio family, friends lay loved one to rest

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER A Fostoria family said their final goodbyes to a loved one Wednesday morning at St. Wendelin Catholic Church. Hundreds of people filled the church to celebrate the life of a daughter, a granddaughter, a sister, a niece, an aunt, a cousin and a friend,...

Free smoke detectors for hearing impaired offered

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Fostoria Fire Division says free, customized smoke detectors are available for individuals who are hearing-impaired. A Memorial Day house fire at 614 S. Poplar St. took the lives of a man and a woman, both reported to be hearing-impaired, and...

Benefit set to cover funeral expenses of shooting victim

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER A Fostoria family will honor the life of a 20-year-old daughter, granddaughter, sister, niece, aunt and friend with a benefit in her name Friday. The family of Janelle Mauricio will host the benefit beginning at 6 p.m. at the Grooveline, 300 N. Main...