Rep. Damschroder withdraws candidacy after signature error

By BRIAN BOHNERT STAFF WRITER State Rep. Rex Damschroder (R-Fremont) withdrew his candidacy for reelection to his seat this week after discovering a technical error in his petition. Damschroder, who represents the state’s 88th district, said he was supposed to sign the...

Hunt sentenced to 20 years on sex assault

A Fostoria man was sentenced to two decades in prison for sexually assaulting a minor. Shawn E. Hunt, 39, 654 Maple St., entered pleas of guilty Friday to three counts of rape, three counts of sexual battery, two counts of illegal use of a minor in nudity oriented material and...

1 hurt in crash

VANLUE — A New Riegel man suffered minor injuries when his pickup truck rolled over about 7 p.m. Friday north of Vanlue, the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office reported. Brett Williams, 21, was taken by Hanco Ambulance to Blanchard Valley Hospital. Williams lost control...

FJSHS to host info night for parents Feb. 19

Fostoria Junior/Senior High School will host an informational meeting for all junior/senior high parents regarding research and technology in the common core standards from 7-8 p.m. Feb. 19 in the school’s library, 1001 Park Ave. Topics will include Ohio’s new...

FCS slates kindergarten registration

Fostoria City Schools will host kindergarten registration March 18 and 19 for all students who reside in the district. To be eligible for kindergarten during the 2014-2015 school year, children must be 5 years old by Aug. 1, 2014. Parents/legal guardians must bring documentation...

FCS out of class Monday

Fostoria City Schools will not have school Monday. President’s Day will not be a make up day for the district.