Bradner woman indicted

A Bradner woman was indicted out of Wood County Common Pleas Court earlier this month for failing to appear as required by recognizance. Brandy Pearce, 24, Bradner, is charged with three counts of failure to appear, a fourth-degree felony, for allegedly failing to appear...

I-75 project gets $67M windfall

About $67 million in additional funding will help pay for the widening of Interstate 75 in Hancock and Wood counties. The Ohio Turnpike and Infrastructure Commission on Monday approved re-allocating funds from an under-budget Cleveland bridge project to I-75 reconstruction,...

Fostoria faces chief concerns

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER Filling one chief’s position in the city could mean vacating another. Fostoria Fire Chief Keith Loreno, interim police chief Capt. Patrick Brooks and Seneca County Sheriff’s Office Detective Sgt. Donald Joseph of Tiffin have made it...

Council eyes downsizing

By BRIAN BOHNERT STAFF WRITER A number of city officials have proposed a governmental downsize that would likely see voter input this November. Several members of Fostoria City Council are seeking the removal of one at-large position, reducing council’s roster size from...

Area veterans to be honored

The 15th annual induction ceremony for the Ohio Military Hall of Fame for Valor will be conducted on May 2 in the atrium of the Ohio Statehouse, commencing at 11:30 a.m. Those from the Fostoria area include Private Mertin H. Johnson of Wayne, who will receive a Distinguished...

Public Record

Fostoria miscellaneous Monday: • Wood County Sheriff’s Office advised there is a semi blocking the roadway at West Jones Road and North Countyline Street. Semi ran out of fuel. • School reported a reddish truck passing a school bus while it was unloading children at Palmer...