Fostoria Metropolitan Airport awarded best in state

By BRIAN BOHNERT SENIOR STAFF WRITER Fostoria Metropolitan Airport was recently honored by the Ohio Aviation Association as the best in the state for 2016. During its annual conference in Columbus last week, the OAA presented Fostoria Metropolitan Airport Manager David Sniffen...

Judge declines to name juvenile suspects

By BRIAN BOHNERT SENIOR STAFF WRITER BOWLING GREEN — A Wood County judge has declined to release the names of five juveniles charged in connection to last month’s string of area arson fires. Tim Brown, executive director of the Wood County Juvenile Court, said Friday...

Village invites input on improvement projects

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer ARCADIA — An election of sorts will be held in Arcadia in June to decide which village improvements should be considered for state funding. A third and final public meeting will be held that month as part of the village’s efforts to...

Five women arrested in undercover prostitution, drug sting

Five women were arrested in an undercover prostitution sting at a Findlay hotel on Thursday, according to the Hancock County METRICH Drug Task Force and Findlay Police Department. Ronesha Nash, 23, of Toledo; Tonya Gipson, 24, who was described as homeless; and Keira Kulwicki,...

Cooper profit up 45 percent last quarter

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. profit grew by 45 percent last quarter from a year earlier to $59 million, as the company sold more high-profit tires and benefitted from low raw material costs. Earnings in the January-March quarter translated to $1.05 per...

Public Record

Fostoria arrests Thursday: • Tyesha M. Essex, 24, 312 Elwood Ave., was arrested on a warrant following a traffic stop on South Main Street. • Nikko Ramon Navarro, 23, Tiffin, was arrested on a warrant out of another agency. thefts Friday: • A West High Street employee reported a...