Lieutenant governor candidate addresses local Democrats

A Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor told a supportive party crowd Thursday that the latest poll numbers bring good news. Sharen Neuhardt cited a recent Quinnipiac University poll in the race between Cuyahoga County Executive Ed FitzGerald and Gov. John Kasich that...

Pastor details run for Congress

Ohio’s 5th Congressional District deserves a fighter who will speak up for the middle class, one candidate for the job said Thursday. Robert Fry, 63, met with members of The Courier to discuss his efforts at unseating Rep. Bob Latta, R-Bowling Green. Fry said he would not be...

Fostorian injured in accident

 A Fostoria man was injured when he fell asleep while driving and sideswiped a truck on Ohio 613 near Washington Township 262 around 8:51 a.m. Thursday. Brian Tiell, 51, was driving east on Ohio 613 when his vehicle drifted into the westbound lane and sideswiped a tractor-trailer...

Driver injured after falling asleep at the wheel

One person was injured in an accident near State Route 613 and Township Road 262 in Washington Township around 8:51 a.m. today. Brian Tiell, 51, of Fostoria, fell asleep while driving eastbound on State Route 613 and then began drifting into the westbound lane before sideswiping...

Jim Kelly resigns as Fostoria football coach

Jim Kelly is practicing what he preaches. With his wife accepting a job at the University of Connecticut, Kelly has resigned as Fostoria High School’s football coach after two seasons. “Family’s got to come first. That’s what he’s always preached to the kids,” FHS Athletic...

Ohio State falls to Dayton in NCAA tournament opener

By JOHN WAWROW AP Sports Writer BUFFALO, N.Y. — Dayton is re-configuring the college basketball map in Ohio. It no longer runs through Columbus after Vee Sanford’s layup with 3.8 seconds left secured 11th-seeded Dayton’s 60-59 victory over sixth-seeded Ohio State in the second...

Hancock statue to shine again

The statue of John Hancock, standing atop the Hancock County Courthouse at 300 S. Main St., Findlay, will soon light the city skyline again. The county commissioners voted today to sign an agreement with First Federal Bank, 301 S. Main St., to pay for the installation and...

Cooper Tire CEO makes donation to University of Toledo

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. Chief Executive Officer Roy Armes has given $1 million to the University of Toledo to support a leadership program for engineering students, The (Toledo) Blade reported. Armes is a 1975 engineering graduate of the university. The donation from him and...

Two people hurt in rural accident

UPPER SANDUSKY — Two people were injured in a two-vehicle accident at a Wyandot County intersection Wednesday afternoon. According to the Wyandot County Sheriff’s Office, Cheryl Pfeiffer, 55, of Wharton, was driving south on Wyandot County 91 at about 1 p.m. when she...

Park district meeting planned

The Hancock Park District board will meet at 10 a.m. today in Brugeman Lodge at Riverbend Recreation Area. The board will go into executive session to discuss employment of an individual. No action will be taken.