VIDEO: Cat rescued from Donnell drain

An orange, older male cat was rescued Friday, Jan. 10, 2014, from a storm drain at Donnell Middle School in Findlay. The cat, nicknamed “Piper,” is currently recovering at VCA Findlay Animal Hospital.      

On Deck: Plenty of Friday night prep basketball

There’s a big Friday night of sports ready to tip off and we’ll have the latest on all of the action from around the region for you tonight here at The Courier. Four Findlay High teams are in action tonight. The Trojans’ boys basketball team travels to Toledo to take on Whitmer...

Updated: Cat rescued from school drainage pipe

“Piper” is the name given to a cat that spent a cold three days refusing to leave a drainage pipe near Donnell Middle School. When he was finally lured out Friday morning, he was hypothermic, emaciated and covered in mud. “If they truly have nine lives, he...
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Runaway Train Report

Milepost 790 Several years ago, there was a runaway train here in Northwest Ohio that passed right through Findlay. It created quite a stir and traveled for quite some time and distance before it was slowed down enough for some CSX employees to jump aboard and get it under...

Doreen Metheney

BLUFFTON — Visitation for Doreen Dae Metheney, 48, of Houston, Texas, and formerly of Bluffton, will be held from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 2 at the Mennonite Memorial Home Chapel, Bluffton. Ms. Metheney died Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014. Surviving are a sister, Mrs. Cliff...

Mary Janis Magers

FOSTORIA — Mary Janis Magers, 93, of Fostoria, passed away Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center in Toledo. She was born in 1920 in Fostoria to the late Victor E. and Lula M. Schuh. She married Joseph E. Magers on October 11, 1941 at St. Wendelin...

Sue C. Turner

Sue C. Turner 74, of Findlay, passed away on Tuesday, January 7, 2014, at the Bridge Hospice Care Center. Sue was born on August 6, 1939 in Findlay, Ohio to Don and Martha (Laws) Daymon. Sue worked as a cashier at Meijer until her retirement. Sue is survived by her children,...

Friday calendar

TODAY Findlay Senior Center, 339 E. Melrose Ave.; fitness center open, 5 a.m.-9 p.m.; billiards, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.; SilverSneakers, 9-9:50 a.m. and 11-11:50 a.m.; Bible study, 9-10:30 a.m.; SilverSneakers yoga, 10-10:50 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m-1 p.m.; Sequence and cards, 1-4 p.m.;...

Food pantry set

WEST INDEPENDENCE — In coordination with Chopin Hall, the West Independence United Methodist Church will host a food pantry Saturday at the church, 22876 U.S. 224 East. Distribution will begin by 8:30 a.m. and last until the food runs out. One person will not be able to...

EuDora Jane (Cotton) Yager

OSSIAN, Ind. — EuDora Jane (Cotton) Yager, 91, formerly of Ossian, IN, passed away at 3:30 a.m., Monday, January 6, 2014, at the Hilty Memorial Home in Pandora, Ohio, where she had resided since 2008. Mrs. Yager was born April 17, 1922, in Fort Wayne, IN, to Forst and...