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Wood County eyes expansion for justice center

By BRIAN BOHNERT STAFF WRITER A proposed expansion to the Wood County Justice Center would save the county money and greatly reduce the jail’s overcrowding epidemic, Sheriff Mark Wasylyshyn said Thursday. Wasylyshyn appeared before the Wood County Commissioners Thursday...

Kasich signs bill on Bettsville-Old Fort

Gov. John Kasich put his “John Hancock” this week on a key piece of legislation, bringing the merger of Bettsville and Old Fort school districts one step closer to reality. Kasich signed into action House Bill 487, which included several educational amendments to...

3 indicted on heroin charges

Three people were indicted by the Seneca County Grand Jury last week on drug trafficking charges. Ashley M. Potter, 25, 1201 Beier Dr., was indicted on one count of trafficking in heroin, a fourth-degree felony, for allegedly selling the illegal drug on or about Nov. 12, 2013,...

Princess luncheon details issued

Fostoria SummerFest will host a Little Princess Luncheon at 12:30 p.m. July 19 as part of the festivities. Tickets are pre-sale only and limited to the first 50 girls ages four and older. All princesses must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Ticket cost is $15 per child or...

Public Record

Fostoria arrests Thursday: • Jacob Charles Kessler, 56, 712 Buckley St., was arrested on an active warrant through bail bondsman. citations Wednesday: • Officer issued a citation for expired plates following a traffic stop at a North Countyline Street location. thefts...

Storm knocks tree onto house

MORGAN MANNS / the Review Times Lightning from the thunderstorm that rolled through the area Wednesday evening split a tree in half on Kennedy Lane, causing part of the tree to fall onto a house in the 1000 block. Witnesses said they could hear the crack and smell the smoke after...