Wharton woman faces drug charges

UPPER SANDUSKY — The Wyandot County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Wharton woman Tuesday for reportedly operating a methamphetamine lab inside her home. Defiance Conley was incarcerated on drug charges and a probation violation after officials discovered a working...

Fostorian drowns in city reservoir

By MORGAN MANNS for the courier FOSTORIA — Emergency personnel pulled the body of a 21-year-old Fostoria man from a reservoir Wednesday evening after reports indicated he had entered the water and did not resurface. Members of Fostoria Fire Division found the body of...

Council Legislation

July 15, 2014 Public Attendance: 7 ORDINANCES • 2014-58, third reading, by emergency, authorizing the service-safety director to enter into a contract with the Hancock County engineer to provide engineering services to the city on a temporary basis. Ordinance approved 9-0,...

Marathon may set top sales mark for Ohio companies

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER Marathon Petroleum’s $2.87 billion purchase of Hess Corp.’s retail business in September could soon make it Ohio’s largest company by sales. It already ranked second in 2013 with $100.25 billion in sales behind pharmaceutical and...

City, township firefighters plan new pact

By JOY BROWN STAFF WRITER Findlay firefighters will be entering into an automatic aid agreement with the Allen Township Volunteer Fire Department to provide assistance with confirmed commercial and residential building fires. The territory will include industrial corporations and...

Cygnet man sentenced for letter threats

By RYAN DUNN STAFF WRITER BOWLING GREEN — An anonymous letter writer who called himself “The Olde Bastard” threatened in September to blow up North Baltimore Schools. He mailed a similar note to village police a few days later. That second letter carried the...

L-B to appeal Badertscher ruling

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER Despite mounting legal bills, Liberty-Benton Schools is seeking to appeal a county judge’s ruling that it fired a teacher without having good cause. At a special meeting Tuesday morning, the school board approved a motion to appeal the...

City Council unable to pass 2015 budget

By BRIAN BOHNERT for the courier FOSTORIA — With two members absent, Fostoria City Council on Tuesday was only able to give the city’s 2015 budget the first of three required readings. City Auditor Steve Garner had asked council to adopt the budget in emergency...
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