Traditional Foes Back Mercy For Condemned Killer

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Lawyers on opposite sides of capital punishment have found common ground in the case of a condemned Ohio inmate they agree should be spared, though for different reasons. Attorneys for death row inmate Arthur Tyler planned to tell the Ohio Parole Board...

Hoytville crash investigated

HOYTVILLE — McComb Emergency Medical Service was dispatched early today to a single-vehicle injury accident at the intersection of Otsego Pike and Deshler Road, at the southern end of Hoytville in Wood County. The crash was reported about 2:30 a.m. The Wood County Sheriff’s...

Indians Trip Royals 5-3

CLEVELAND (AP) — Jason Kipnis drove in Nick Swisher with a two-out double in the seventh inning, sending the Cleveland Indians to a 5-3 win over the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday night. Kipnis ripped his double off Kelvin Herrera (0-1) into the gap in right-center, deep enough...

WITH VIDEO: Ooh La La lunch!

By JOY BROWN STAFF WRITER The servers wore white gloves and tuxedos sporting French Republic colors, the guests were chimed in to be seated, and the guest of honor’s work requires him to attend events ranging from White House state dinners to galas for fashion greats. No...

Dubinsky, Foligno Lift CBJ To 1st Home Playoff Win

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Brandon Dubinsky scored with 22.5 seconds left in regulation to force overtime and Nick Foligno’s wrist shot just inside the blue line 2:49 into the extra session gave the Columbus Blue Jackets a 4-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Wednesday...

Women’s giving circle awards two grants

Handbags That Help, a women’s giving circle, awarded $36,000 in grants to two local agencies during its annual celebration meeting held recently. Members voted at their March meeting and selected the Hancock County Board of Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services...

Helping Hands meeting slated

Helping Hands will hold a meeting, open to the community, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. April 29 at the Dock at St. Marks United Methodist Church, 800 S. Main St. Helping Hands is a collaborative of local service agencies where community members can be introduced to, learn about and...

Bluffton teen enjoyed making others laugh

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER In his 19 years on earth, Kyle Trentman liked to laugh and to make others laugh. One of his favorite shticks was impersonating ventriloquist Jeff Dunham’s characters. He was protective of his younger sister, Cathy. He liked to fish, golf and hunt....

AHL Playoff Glance

Wednesday, April 23: Springfield 3, Providence 2, OT Friday, April 25: Providence at Springfield, 7 p.m. Saturday, April 26: Providence at Springfield, 7 p.m. x-Tuesday, April 29: Springfield at Providence, 7:05 p.m. x-Saturday, May 3: Providence at Springfield, 7 p.m. Friday,...

BC-HKN–Penguins-Blue Jackets,OTAdvisory, HKN

EDITORS: The Pittsburgh Penguins and Columbus Blue Jackets are going to overtime in Game 4 of their Eastern Conference first-round series. They finished regulation tied 3-3. Pittsburgh leads the series 2-1. AP Sports