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Marathon Petroleum senior VP retiring

Richard D. Bedell, senior vice president of refining for Marathon Petroleum Corp., will retire effective March 1. Raymond L. Brooks, currently general manager of Marathon’s Galveston Bay refinery in Texas City, Texas, will replace Bedell. Bedell joined Marathon in 1979 and...

Ottawa man faces 12th OVI charge

An Ottawa man has been arrested and charged with drunken driving for the 12th time, according to the Bowling Green post of the State Highway Patrol. Robert Torres, 53, of Ottawa, was arrested Dec. 25 on Miami Street in Toledo, the patrol said. Torres was charged with a felony...

Ohio 12 crash injures woman

FOSTORIA — A Tiffin woman was injured in an accident early Friday on Ohio 12 near Washington Township 262, just west of Fostoria, the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office reported. Kelly Davidson, 33, of Tiffin, was traveling west on Ohio 12 in a 2010 Toyota Corolla when...

Hartman appeal dismissed

LIMA — A state appeals court has agreed to dismiss the case of a Findlay man who was sentenced to 14 years in prison for killing his newborn baby in 2013. The appeal of Jerrod Hartman, 26, was dismissed by the 3rd District Court of Appeals, Lima, this week. Hartman’s...

Officials: Corps’ plan won’t hurt subdivision

By DENISE GRANT STAFF WRITER About 100 people attended a meeting Thursday between Findlay officials and residents of the Hunter’s Creek subdivision, meant to address rumors and fears about the Army Corps of Engineers’ flood-control plan for the Blanchard River. One...

Findlay man pleads no contest in fatal crash

By ALLISON REAMER STAFF WRITER A Findlay man pleaded no contest in Hancock County Common Pleas Court on Thursday to drunkenly driving and killing a couple on a motorcycle in May. Daniel D. Betts, 38, pleaded no contest to two counts of aggravated vehicular homicide, both...

Former NB village clerk sentenced

BOWLING GREEN — A former North Baltimore financial clerk has been sentenced for misappropriating village money for her own use. Jaimye Benedict, no age available, must spend 30 days in jail and perform community service. According to Wood County Common Pleas Court, Benedict...

Hunter found dead from accidental gunshot wound

McCOMB — A hunter died from an apparent accidental gunshot wound around 12:46 p.m. Thursday in a field east of McComb, according to the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office. The man was found in a field on the east side of Portage Township 135, just south of Ohio 613 near...
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