Armed and ready

By BRIAN BOHNERT STAFF WRITER According to a recent report, more people seem to be locking and loading than ever before. An annual report released Friday by Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine indicated that more than 145,000 concealed carry permits were issued in 2013, the largest...

Fostoria man indicted on drug charges

A Fostoria man was indicted on numerous drug charges in connection with a 2013 search warrant that yielded nearly a quarter of a million dollars worth of marijuana. Ryan D. Steward, 26, 129 Hale St., is charged with illegal cultivation of marijuana, a third-degree felony,...

Osborne to face parole board

A man convicted of rape, kidnapping and murder more than 25 years ago will go before the Ohio Adult Parole Authority later this year, according to Seneca County Prosecuting Attorney Derek W. DeVine. Kenneth C. Osborne, case no. 6762, will have a continued hearing this May....

Parole hearing set for Brian Goins

The office of Seneca County Prosecutor Derek W. DeVine has received word of parole hearing for Brian D. Goins, case no. 7967 and case no. 8024. Goins, who has served five years and two months at Pickaway Correctional Institution, was admitted on Dec. 5, 2008 on charges of...

Helena man killed in snow plow collision

A crash involving an Ohio Department of Transportation snow plow and another vehicle was fatal for one Helena resident. The Fremont Highway Patrol Post is investigating the crash that occurred on US 6 near milepost 16, just west of Ohio 19 in Sandusky County. The crash occurred...

Public Record

Fostoria arrests Monday: • Jacob C. Kessler, 56,712 Buckley St., was arrested for OVI following a report of a traffic accident at a Columbus Avenue location. Sunday: • George C. Arnold, 211 Atkins Drive, was arrested on active warrants out of Hancock County Sheriff’s Office...