Frank F. Compton Jr.

OREGON — Frank Frederic Compton Jr., age 76, of Oregon, OH, passed away on Wednesday, January 22, 2014. He was preceded in death by his father and mother, Frank F. and Mildred I. Compton. He is survived by his children, Terry Scot-Alan (Roxie) Compton, Barry Christopher...

James G. Alt

BLUFFTON — James G. Alt, 90, of Bluffton, died 3:06 a.m. January 27, 2014 at St. Rita’s Medical Center, Lima. He was born February 15, 1923 in Putnam County to the late Arthur and Elizabeth Nadler Alt. On February 16, 1957 he married Ursula Nussbaum and she survives....

Larry L. Shank

Larry L. Shank, 71, of Findlay, went to be with the Lord on his dad’s birthday, Sunday, January 26, 2014 at 9:30 a.m. at The Heritage Manor in Findlay. He was born on August 3, 1942, in McComb, to the late Glenn and Virginia (Dukes) Shank. Larry is survived by his brother,...

N. Eleanor (Yantis) Kimmell

UPPER SANDUSKY — N. Eleanor (Yantis) Kimmell, 80, of Upper Sandusky, Ohio, went home to be with her Lord on January 26, 2014, following a lengthy illness. She was born September 2, 1933 in Mt. Blanchard, Ohio, to Raymond and Ruth (Bockey) Yantis, and has lived in this area...

Michael E. Smith

Michael E. Smith, 41, of Findlay, died on Sunday, January 26, 2014, at his residence. He was born on April 29, 1972, in Bad Kreuznack, Germany, to Michael and Pamela (Webster) Smith, and they survive. He married Melissa Keaton on September 29, 2000, and she survives. Michael is...

Coroner: Murder victim was shot multiple times

By RYAN DUNN staff writer In a report released Monday, the Hancock County coroner ruled Joe Gutierrez III’s death last fall was a homicide. Gutierrez, 34, of Findlay, died minutes after he was shot multiple times on Nov. 8 in Findlay, according to a report from Dr. Mark...

Girls basketball: Mohawks take down Cardinals

By ANDY WOLF FOR THE COURIER FOSTORIA — Kamryn Troike fought through countless double teams throughout the entire first half, but was still able to dominate the paint and lead St. Wendelin with 20 points and 10 rebounds in the game. With Cardinal Stritch focusing on the...

NB manufacturer awarded tax credit

North Baltimore — Continental Structural Plastics, North Baltimore, will be adding 56 full-time jobs at an average pay of $26,785 per year. The company was awarded a 50-percent, six-year job creation tax credit for the promised job expansion, the State Development Services...

Ag Hall of Fame seeks nominations

By ED LENTZ Agriculture has contributed to Hancock County since the pioneers settled. Many individuals are involved in agriculture, but there are a few who stand out for their efforts and contributions to the community. The Hancock County Agriculture Hall of Fame award recognizes...

Public Record

Docket From the public records of the Findlay Police Department and the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office: Police Department A domestic disturbance was noted at an East Sandusky Street apartment Sunday. A man in a Ford F-150 left Murphy USA Oil, 1181 W. Trenton Ave., without...