Boys Basketball: Elmwood gets first NBC win

By MATT NYE SPORTS WRITER Elmwood took a step forward Friday night with a 68-44 Northern Buckeye Conference blowout of host Fostoria High School. The Royals, like the Redmen, have little experience among their players, but an 8-for-12 shooting performance from behind the 3-point...

Fostoria Council OKs chief’s job description

By BRIAN BOHNERT for the courier The search for a new chief for the Fostoria Police Department officially began Tuesday when Fostoria City Council approved a job description for the vacant position. The city is seeking a successor to former Chief John McGuire, who retired from...

Coroner rules man found in truck died of natural causes

A Toledo man, who was found dead Friday in a pickup truck in a Findlay McDonald’s parking lot, died of natural causes. Brian Domanski, 39, died from an acute coronary artery dissection, Hancock County Coroner Dr. Mark Fox reported. Domanski died around Jan. 4, meaning his...

NB’s emergency medical service future debated

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer NORTH BALTIMORE — The future of the North Baltimore Emergency Medical Service was front and center before Village Council on Tuesday, and current emergency medical technicians asked council to consider the strides already made in improving the...

Two indicted after traffic stop

By RYAN DUNN staff writer A Hancock County grand jury has indicted two people on drug possession charges after a traffic stop on Interstate 75. Melissa R. Chaffins, 38, of South Point, and Danielle A. Clark, 26, of Huntington, W.Va., were each charged with two second-degree...

Lye Creek project faces opposition

By JOY BROWN STAFF WRITER More than half the Findlay residents living along a section of Lye Creek where a “riparian corridor” has been proposed oppose the project, a petition shows. “Consensus has been reached. We don’t like it,” said Sondra Bixby...

Letters to the Editor 01-22-14

ALL THIS LEARNING HAS GOT TO STOP Whenever I write letters to the editor, I tend to leave something out, which I later wanted in, and leave something in, which I later wanted out. I second-guess myself, but this second-guessing is nothing compared to the second-, third-, and...

Locally: New Wyandot County Sports HOF class set

The Wyandot Sports Hall of Fame recently announced its 2014 induction class to be honored at the annual banquet at 6 p.m. April 19 at the Masters’ Building at the Wyandot County Fairgrounds. Individuals to be inducted are Rebecca (Putnam) Hawkins, Carey; Andrea Weininger,...

Private police

There are two types of police officers in Ohio: Public and private. While the state can bestow full police powers to both based on training, the law, oddly, doesn’t hold them to the same standards. Attorney General Mike DeWine believes that needs to change. We do, too. The...

College Football: Leipsic native Nadler honored by PSAC

ERIE, Pa. — Gannon’s Liam Nadler was named to the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference Fall Top 10 recently. The PSAC Top 10 Awards, which are selected by the PSAC’s sports information directors, recognize student-athletes who excel in both the classroom and...