1 Rescued, 2 Transported In NE Ohio Apartment Fire

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — A television station is reporting that firefighters have transported at least two people from an apartment fire in Canton. WEWS-TV in Cleveland reports ( ) crews in Canton were dispatched around 7:25 a.m. Saturday to the three-story brick apartment building on...

On Deck: Big Easter Saturday of local sports

There’s a big Easter Saturday of local sports on tap today and we’ll have the latest on all of the prep and college action around the region for you tonight here at The Courier. There are 14 events featuring prep baseball teams today. Findlay High School hosts Celina in a noon...

Goodyear Narrows Possible Names For New Airship

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Ohio-based Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. has narrowed the list of possible names for the new airship that is the next generation of its famous blimp. The Akron Beacon Journal ( ) reports people submitted more than 15,000 suggestions through a naming contest....

2 Snakes, Young Alligator Taken From Ohio Home

LANCASTER, Ohio (AP) — Authorities have seized two large snakes, a young alligator and other animals from a central Ohio home after neighbors complained to the local humane society. Two anacondas, a young alligator, two rabbits and two dogs were removed Friday from a home in...

Search For 2 Missing Lake Erie Boaters To Resume

PORT CLINTON, Ohio (AP) — A state agency plans to continue searching western Lake Erie for two boaters who disappeared days ago with two others whose bodies have been recovered. The Port Clinton News-Herald ( ) reports a local supervisor with the Department of Natural...

Ohio Auctioning Surplus Motorcycles, Cars, Trucks

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Officials say 25 motorcycles are among more than 175 surplus vehicles up for auction by the state. The auction on Saturday at the General Services Division of the Ohio Department of Administrative Services also includes cars, vans and trucks. All vehicles...

Arena Football League

___ San Antonio 68, New Orleans 33 San Jose 38, Portland 32 Jacksonville at Philadelphia, 6 p.m. Tampa Bay at Orlando, 7:30 p.m. Los Angeles at Iowa, 8:05 p.m. Pittsburgh at Arizona, 9 p.m. Cleveland at Spokane, 10 p.m. Pittsburgh at Cleveland, 7 p.m. Portland at Jacksonville, 7...

Cabrera Gets 4 Hits, Blue Jays Edge Indians 3-2

CLEVELAND (AP) — Melky Cabrera had four hits and scored Toronto’s go-ahead run in the seventh inning on Edwin Encarnacion’s single, and the Blue Jays held on for a 3-2 win over the Cleveland Indians on Friday night. The Blue Jays trailed 2-1 in the seventh before...

Area prep softball stats

PREP SOFTBALL Area Batting Leaders G AB R H Avg. Maranda Stansbery, Upper 7 29 13 20 .690 Lea Rowe, Hardin Northern 4 15 6 10 .667 Haley Bonham, Vanlue 6 20 13 13 .650 Maddie Willis, Bluffton 6 25 11 16 .640 Maddie Mock, Arcadia 6 16 8 10 .625 Courtney Cramer, Arcadia 6 21 13 13...

Robert Alspach

UPPER SANDUSKY — Services for Robert Hugh “Bob” Alspach, 66, of Upper Sandusky, will be private. Mr. Alspach died at 5:15 p.m. Thursday, April 17, 2014, at his residence. Surviving are his mother, Audrey (Donelson) Alspach, Upper Sandusky; his wife, Kathleen...