Ohio Attorney General To File Death Penalty Report

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is planning to release his office’s annual review of capital punishment statistics in the state. The report to the state Legislature comes as Ohio and other states face dwindling supplies of the drugs used to put...

AL Saves Leader Jim Johnson Loses Debut

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Jim Johnson got pulled in the ninth inning with a sellout crowd booing, hardly the kind of Oakland debut the reigning AL saves leader had hoped for Monday. Johnson (0-1) surrendered a go-ahead sacrifice fly to Nyjer Morgan and Nick Swisher’s RBI...

Cleveland Wins It Against AL Saves Leader Johnson

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Terry Francona asked crew chief Mike Winters to review a collision at the plate, and the umpire obliged. The call was confirmed, denying Cleveland the go-ahead run, but the Indians’ manager appreciated how smoothly the new replay process went. The...

Letters to the Editor 04-01-14

RIPE FOR AN UPSET? Ohioans will soon have the opportunity to vote in the May primary. As increased dissatisfaction in the current elected officials continues to grow, we are beginning to witness significant upsets in the Republican arena as constitutional conservatives are...

Blanchard Valley

Fifty years ago, Hancock County voters approved two levies for the construction and operation of a school for children with developmental disabilities. Since it opened on East Sandusky Street in 1966, Blanchard Valley Center has been striving to increase opportunities for those...

Easter art workshop planned for kids

FOSTORIA — The Fostoria Community Arts Council will hold a free Easter art workshop for children in first through fifth grades from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at the council office, 125 S. Main St., Fostoria. To register, or for more information, call Cheryl Graves at 419-435-7474.

Putnam County PERI to meet

KALIDA — The Putnam County chapter of Public Employees Retirement, Inc , will hold a meeting at noon Thursday at Dick’s Steak House in Kalida. State, county, municipality and township retirees are welcome to attend, along with a guest.

Red Cross sets blood drives

The American Red Cross will sponsor two blood drives on Thursday. Owens Community College, 3200 Bright Road, will hold a drive from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., and the University of Findlay, 1000 N. Main St., from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Fundraiser planned for Findlay girl

CAREY — A fundraiser to benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation will be held from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Saturday at Moreno’s Casual Dining, Carey. An Italian buffet will be available. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children 10 and under. A cash bar will be...