MPLX chief grew up in oil business

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER When Pam Beall recently became president of Marathon Petroleum’s pipeline subsidiary, MPLX LP, she took on a lot of high hopes. The pipeline operations were spun off a year and a half ago into a publicly-traded corporation, pleasing investors. MPLX...

Therese Wellstein

FOSTORIA — A Mass of Christian Burial for Therese Wellstein, 100, of Fostoria, will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Wendelin Catholic Church, Fostoria, where a Rosary will be prayed at 10 a.m. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. Visitation will be held from 9...

Herman E. ‘Gene’ Pennington Sr.

Herman E. “Gene” Pennington, Sr. age 78, of North Baltimore died at the Bridge Hospice Care Center in Bowling Green on Saturday, April 5, 2014. He was born on March 5, 1936 to the late Shady and Sena Mae (Cole) Pennington. He married Edna Evans on May 12, 1954 and she...

Many heroin addicts face barriers to treatment

EDITOR’S NOTE: Second of three parts. By MEGHAN BARR and DAN SEWELL Associated Press As the ranks of heroin users rise, increasing numbers of addicts are looking for help but are failing to find it, because there are no beds in packed facilities, treatment is hugely...

Treatment center to open in city

By RYAN DUNN staff writer Hancock County’s first residential treatment center is expected to significantly boost drug recovery for area addicts. Officials have long worked toward finding a location for addicts to undergo more intensive treatment and constant monitoring....

Old-time dresses offered little comfort

By SARA ARTHURS Staff Writer Acquiring clothing today is fairly easy, but in Colonial times making clothing was a time-intensive process. Seamstress Lee Rose gave a presentation on Colonial clothing construction at Wednesday’s meeting of the Fort Findlay chapter of the...