Norman Gottfried

Norman R. Gottfried, age 92 of Upper Sandusky died at Fairhaven Health Care Community on Monday Jan. 6, 2014 at 11:43am. He was born Aug. 2, 1921 in Salem Twp. to Arthur E. and Blanche M. (Best) Gottfried. Mr. Gottfried is survived by two brothers A. David (Barbara) Gottfried,...

Viola Schroeder

LEIPSIC – Viola E. Schroeder, 96, of Leipsic, died at 3:00 p.m. Monday, January 6, 2014 at Hilty Memorial Home in Pandora. She was born September 4, 1917 in Miller City to the late Frank B. and Elizabeth A. (Luttfring) Niese. On May 4, 1938 she married Cletus J. Schroeder...

Joe D. Thomas

Joe D. Thomas, 75, of Findlay, died at 5:03 p.m. on Monday, January 6, 2014 at Blanchard Valley Hospital. He was born on September 8, 1938 in Findlay to the late A. Ray and Dorothy (Ecker) Thomas. He married M. Ann Nagy on August 14, 1971 and she survives. Also surviving is a...

Die hard

The pending closing of the Sears store at the Findlay mall is further evidence that no place is immune to the changes that are altering the way we shop. The steady march continues toward “e-commerce,” the term used to describe the way many people prefer to shop...

Dorothy M. ‘Maxine’ Billingsley

MARYSVILLE — Dorothy M. “Maxine” Billingsley, 78, of Marysville, OH passed away at 3:10 a.m. on Tuesday, January 7, 2014 at Select Special Hospital, Columbus, OH. She was born on March 22, 1935, to the late Matthew and Minta N. (Workman) Fagan in Findlay. She...

Public Record

Docket From the public records of the Findlay Police Department and the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office: Police Department A domestic disturbance occurred at a West Hardin Street home Monday. A woman was charged after shoplifting two pairs of jeans from Meijer, 2200 Tiffin...

Woman convicted in juvenile court

A Findlay woman has been fined for permitting a juvenile to violate probation. Dolores Blanco, of Findlay, pleaded guilty last month to contributing to the delinquency of a minor, a first-degree misdemeanor. Hancock County Juvenile Court Judge Allan Davis sentenced Blanco to six...

Most schools to reopen

By JOY BROWN STAFF WRITER The extreme cold snap finally loosened its grip on the region Wednesday. The temperature rose to a high of 15 degrees in Findlay, after record-setting cold on Monday and Tuesday, the Water Pollution Control Center reported. A high of 18 was recorded...

Letters to the Editor 01-09-14

DON’T LET MUSSEL STAND IN THE WAY In the winter of 1959, I was riding down Main Street in my father’s big black Chevy. I clearly remember him pointing out the damage left by the receding waters. I thought is was really cool at the time, but now, over 50 years later, I...

Dorothy Steiner

Dorothy M. Steiner, 86, of Bluffton died at 11:29 am January 7, 2014 at St. Rita’s Medical Center, Lima. She was born March 2, 1927 in Bluffton. Her parents were the late Oscar and Frances Wenger. On November 26, 1947 she married Franklin W. Steiner and he preceded her in...