Weekend: Get Out!

Events VINTAGE BASE BALL Today Spectators can see how baseball was played when the sport was first catching on around the country as the Spiegel Grove Squires play the Villagers Vintage Base Ball Club from Bay Village. In the sport’s early years, base ball was spelled with...

30 years ago: Image on tank attracted crowds to Fostoria

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER Thirty years ago, an otherwise obscure soybean oil storage tank near Fostoria drew thousands of curious people over two months. Some people reported seeing a 15-foot-tall image of Jesus Christ and a small child on the side of the 40-foot-tall tank. The...

Photo changed Fostoria man’s life

By RON CRAIG FOR THE COURIER FOSTORIA — When an image was seen on a soybean oil storage tank along Ohio 12 on the western edge of Fostoria in 1986, some thought it looked like Jesus Christ with a small child next to him. Paul Feasel of Fostoria took a photo of the image...

‘Lindsay’s Law’ meant to reduce student deaths

Chris Oaks spoke with former Miss Ohio Lindsay Davis. Q: Earlier this year, the Ohio Senate unanimously passed SB-252, introduced by Sen. Cliff Hite (and co-sponsored in the Ohio House by Rep. Robert Sprague), otherwise known as “Lindsay’s Law,” named after you....

Murder suspect seeking bond reduction

By ALLISON REAMER Staff Writer An Arlington man accused of killing his former fiance’s 2-year-old son is again asking for his bond to be reduced. Brent R. Houdeshell, 28, was charged with murder, an unclassified felony; endangering children, a second-degree felony; and...

Conservation field day slated in Hardin County

DUNKIRK — “Agricultural Conservation, Protecting Water: Keeping Soil and Nutrients in the Field,” a free field day to demonstrate fertilizer retention on cropland, will be held from 8:15 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 26, at U.S. 68 and Township 50, about a mile...

Miracle Park hosting first baseball games this week

“Love is the most important thing in the world, but baseball is pretty good, too” — Yogi Berra By DENISE GRANT STAFF WRITER For the 57 players set to take the field at Blanchard Valley Health System’s Miracle Park for opening day on Saturday, it’s...

County agrees to rent bulldozer for landfill

By DENISE GRANT STAFF WRITER Hancock County will rent a bulldozer for use at the landfill for the next four months, while its new bulldozer is repaired. The commissioners voted Thursday to rent a Caterpillar D7E Waste Handler Dozer from Ohio CAT, Perrysburg, at a cost of $69,120....
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