William Slike

CAREY — A funeral for William P. “Bill” Slike, 74, of Carey, will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Stombaugh-Batton Funeral Home, Carey, the Rev. John Stowe officiating. Burial will be in Spring Grove Cemetery, Carey. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the...

James P. Murphy

OTTAWA — James P. Murphy, 86, of Ottawa, died 5:02 p.m., Thursday, January 16, 2014 at St. Rita’s Medical Center, Lima, Ohio. He was born July 16, 1927 in Hermosa Beach, CA to the late Charles W. and Helen (Preston) Murphy. On November 26, 1983, he married Shirley...

Jo Ann Donaldson

COLUMBUS GROVE — A funeral for Jo Ann Tate Donaldson, 92, of Columbus Grove, will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Columbus Grove Christian Church, the Rev. Geoffery Eubank officiating. Burial will be in Truro Cemetery, Columbus Grove. Visitation will be private for the...

Kathie Dieter

KISSIMMEE, Fla. — Kathie S. Dieter, 60, of Kissimmee, and formerly of Fostoria, died Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013, at her residence. Surviving are three sons, Jason, Christopher and Cory; and a brother, James Rhoad, Findlay. Grissom Funeral Home, Kissimmee, handled the...

Catherine Lynn Zellner

Cathy Zellner, 52, of Findlay, passed away early Saturday morning at her home surrounded by family and friends. Cathy was born February 11, 1961 in Tecumseh, Michigan to Charles “Skip” and Mary O’Neill, both of whom survive. She was a 1979 graduate of Arcadia...

Bluffton Library meetings planned

The Bluffton Public Library board has announced it will meet at 6:30 p.m. every fourth Tuesday of the month. Meetings will take place in the library’s Riley Board Room at 145 S. Main St., according to the library. No meetings will be held in July or December. Board members...

Sledding accident injures 1 person

MARSEILLES — One person was injured Monday while sledding near the Killdeer Upground Reservoir. Life Flight medical helicopter transported the individual at about 2:30 p.m., according to the Wyandot County Sheriff’s Office. Additional information was not available Monday.

Harpster man injured in snowmobile accident

UPPER SANDUSKY — A rural Harpster man remained in critical condition Monday after crashing his snowmobile Friday night. Alcohol is believed to have contributed to the crash of James D. Herring, which occurred at about 11:10 p.m. Friday near Wyandot County 110, north of...

Public Record

Docket From the public records of the Findlay Police Department and the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office: Police Department A woman was arrested on a city warrant during a traffic stop Saturday on West Sandusky Street, while her passenger was charged with having drug...

Carey firefighters respond to blaze

CAREY — The Carey Fire Department was called to a fire Monday night at a residence on Brayton Street in the village. The fire was reported shortly after 9 p.m., and flames were visible. No other details were available Monday night.