Public Record

Fostoria thefts Thursday: • Complainant reported medication was stolen from her Vickie Lane residence. • An East Lytle Street employee reported a drive off of $21.09 in gas. Wednesday: • A West High Street complainant reported her mother’s plates were stolen off her...

FHS grad wins $10,000 Brown’s scholarship

By LINDSAY SHAFFER Staff writer This Sunday Devin Hatter will be one of two University of Findlay students to receive the $10,000 Brown’s Edge Program scholarship. To meet Hatter, you would never know he was once considered a “troubled kid.” Polite and...

City to pay for damage caused by stray bullets

By BRIAN BOHNERT SENIOR STAFF WRITER The city will pay nearly $6,000 in damages to a woman whose home was hit by a stray bullet from Fostoria Police Department’s shooting range in September. On Sept. 23, Diane Martinez discovered a small hole in the side of her North...

Council OKs nearly $8M in 2017 spending

By BRIAN BOHNERT SENIOR STAFF WRITER Fostoria City Council on Tuesday approved nearly $8 million in general fund spending for 2017. Council voted 6-1 to approve the permanent expense appropriations for next year, which carries a total of $7,740,017 in general fund spending...

Regional planners wrestle with director’s pay raises

By RON CRAIG STAFF WRITER The salary of the executive director of the Seneca Regional Planning Commission was a major topic of discussion Wednesday, both during the group’s regular session and during an executive session. Charlene Watkins’ salary was increased by 5.5...

Recovery plan signals tax hikes

By BRIAN BOHNERT SENIOR STAFF WRITER Fostoria City Council came to an agreement Tuesday on a financial recovery plan that will send two tax levies to voters in the upcoming election. A 6-mill property tax increase and a quarter percent income tax hike will likely be on the ballot...