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...

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...

Genevieve Pever

MARYSVILLE — Genevieve S. (Kowal) Pever, 80, of Marysville, and formerly of Findlay, died Thursday at Dublin Methodist Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Ingram Funeral Home, Marysville.

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...

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...

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,...

Dr. Donald A. Haas, MD

Dr. Donald A. Haas, MD, 93, of Findlay, passed away peacefully with his family by his side Wednesday evening at Blanchard Valley Hospital. The family will receive friends at Kirkpatrick-Behnke Funeral Home from 1-4 p.m. on Sunday, January 12, 2014, followed by a Celebration of...

Fear not the poet

By SARA ARTHURS Staff Writer It can be a challenge to appreciate poetry in our fast-paced society, but poetry is flourishing in Ohio. “It’s wider and bigger, broader, deeper more wonderful than we ever imagined,” said Mark Hersman, president of the Ohio Poetry...