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Santa’s helpers getting early start on holiday

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Many have heard of and maybe even celebrated Christmas in July. While July has passed, Santa’s little helpers are hosting a Christmas in September to ensure every child receives a gift this holiday season. In an effort to get a head start on...
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O’Reilly Auto Parts shifts into high gear

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER After more than a year in the making, Fostoria’s newest auto parts store is now open. O’Reilly Auto Parts, located at 435 N. Countyline St., will host a two-week long grand opening sale beginning today. Special deals such as lowered prices...
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A day of remembrance

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Remember. Recall. Reflect. Sixteen years after the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center, citizens country-wide continue to gather to remember the lives lost on that day, recall the feelings surrounding the day and reflect on the...
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FCS collecting for Harvey victims

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Although three weeks have passed since Hurricane Harvey hit southeastern Texas, the devastating natural disaster has left a lasting impression. While the physical effects of the massive hurricane did not reach the tri-county area, the emotional impact...
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City hosting Sept. 11 memorial Monday

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Monday marks 16 years since the lives of American citizens were changed forever. At 9:59 a.m. Sept. 11, 2001, the first tower collapsed after terrorists hijacked two planes and flew them into the twin towers of the World Trade Center in New York....
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Area officers, METRICH conduct search, arrest 3

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Several area law enforcement agencies conducted multiple search warrants Wednesday throughout Seneca County in connection with recent overdoses. Search warrants that led to multiple arrests. According to officials, Lamar Lovelle Cartlidge, 37, of New...
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Fostorians spare Seneca Lanes

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER When corporate officials decided it was time to shut down a local bowling venue, one Fostoria resident chose to spare the lanes. Rather than allowing Seneca Lanes to become a gutterball, Manager Jan Thibodeau made the decision to purchase the bowling...
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Fisherman’s odd catch

By MORGAN MANNS and BRIAN BOHNERT STAFF WRITERS The fish weren’t biting for Wayne Stull as he trawled Lake LeComte Friday afternoon. But what he caught was far more interesting. Patrolling the edges of reservoir 5, the Fostoria resident came across an object not typically...
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Local group playing their way to the top

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Five small-town area residents started a journey in 2016 with dreams of playing with the big stars. Come Thursday, they may be well on their way. Brent Lowry and the Drifters, a local band, is scheduled to perform as one of the supporting bands at the...
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From the farm to the fork

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Many would agree Fostoria is rich in agriculture business and history. In an effort to promote area agribusinesses and educate local residents on the history, the Fostoria Area Chamber of Commerce will host the first ever Farm to Table Dinner Sept....