Fostoria gets SAFER with grant

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER City officials announced Friday that Fostoria has taken another step towards being SAFER. The Fostoria Fire Division was awarded the 2013 Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) grant Thursday, according to Senator Sherrod...

Derek Kidwell up for Fostoria football job

It looks like Derek Kidwell may be coming home. The former Fostoria star quarterback is on the Fostoria Board of Education agenda for Monday as it will vote on whether or not to hire Kidwell at the 6 p.m. meeting in the high school library. Kidwell’s contract at Fremont...

22nd annual glass pageant registration is now open

Sign-up for the 22nd annual Fostoria Glass Pageant is now open. The deadline to register for the pageant is May 1, and registration forms are available online at fostoriaohio.gov (click on SummerFest), in the office of Mayor Eric Keckler, or in the front offices of St. Wendelin...

Bettsville teenager is charged over pot brownies

An 18-year-old Bettsville student was charged with possession of marijuana after allegedly bringing the drug to school earlier this month. Ashley M. Kieffer, 18, of Bettsville, was charged with the minor misdemeanor Thursday out of Tiffin-Fostoria Municipal Court, according to...

Public Record

Fostoria accidents Friday: • Complainant reported a van hit the mirror of her vehicle and drove off at 9:46 a.m. at a North Union Street location. arrests Thursday: • Jamie D. Taylor, 43, 345 W Lytle St., Apt. 4, was arrested for disorderly conduct. citations Friday:...

It’s spring: Gone fishin’

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER As waterways are clearing of ice, they’re filling with fishermen and fisherwomen. According to Mike Wilkerson, Ohio Department of Natural Resources Fish Management Supervisor, spring and fall months are the best time to fish because the fish are...