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Tragic end leads to effort to save the lives of others

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER As the one-year anniversary of the untimely death of a loved one approached, one community member reached out for continued support of a cause near to her heart. Andrea Cress, sister of Tracy L. Potter who died a year ago today of a self-inflicted...
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Schools unite to keep #lraystrong

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER The Seneca County community has come together to support an area student fighting a tough battle. A benefit was hosted Monday night during the Hopewell-Loudon girls’ varsity basketball game against Tiffin Calvert at Calvert in honor of...
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‘Rockin’ the Red’ for women’s health

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Area women were rockin’ the red Friday afternoon during Fostoria’s Red Dress Luncheon at St. Wendelin Parish. Suitably named “Rockin’ the Red for Heart Health,” the event brought 184 women from the tri-county and...
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Band raffles tickets to fund Chicago trip

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER After a successful trip to Memphis, Tennessee, the Redmen Pride Marching Band is looking to show off its talents in another big city: Chicago. The Redmen Music Club is selling tickets to community members for a chance to win a new Polaris Sportsman...
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Shooting victims ID’d

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Officials have identified the two victims of a Saturday shooting at Nye’s Trailer Park. During a press conference Monday morning at the Fostoria Municipal Building, Fostoria Police Chief Keith Loreno identified the victims as Lashelle Norman,...

Check out the Internet

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Kaubisch Memorial Public Library is making it easier for cardholders to use the World Wide Web at home or on the go with the purchase of Library HotSpots. These WiFi hotspots are smaller than a cell phone and provide free Internet connectivity to any...
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St. Wendelin to host 32nd Action Auction

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Hundreds of area students attend St. Wendelin Catholic School each year. And every year, the religious institution hosts a grand event to help lower tuition costs for those students. This year, the students have given a little back by making items to...
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Chamber eyes bigger presence in 2016

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER When the countdown is over and the ball drops on Times Square, many people make a promise to better themselves in the new year. While 2015 was a “year of transition,” Fostoria Area Chamber of Commerce, officials said they believe 2016 will...

Area dentist set to ‘Give Kids a Smile’

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER A trip to the dentist is oftentimes associated with a frown. However, area children can turn their frowns upside down Feb. 5 as a second local dentist office offers free teeth cleanings. Dr. Timothy Sulken will “Give Kids a Smile” from 8...
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Old Time Church finds new home in Bradner

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Although an old country church has found a new home, officials said the place of worship will keep its old-time traditions. The Old Country Church moved from its location on Ohio 199 in West Millgrove about three weeks ago after acquiring a vacant...