Fritz G. Meyer

McCOMB — Fritz G. Meyer, age 91, of McComb, passed away peacefully at Riverside Hospital in Columbus, Ohio on January 28, 2014 at 12:50 p.m. He was born in Delmenhorst, Germany to Frederich and Gresine (Englebert) Meyer. On February 13, 1943 he married Else Hoppe and she...

Area Basketball League Standings

PREP BOYS BASKETBALL Blanchard Valley Conference League Overall Arlington 6-0 9-2 Liberty-Benton 5-1 11-4 McComb 4-2 8-5 Van Buren 4-2 8-6 Leipsic 3-2 7-7 Arcadia 2-4 5-8 Vanlue 2-4 4-9 Pandora-Gilboa 2-4 2-12 Cory-Rawson 1-5 1-11 Hardin Northern 0-5 1-12 Three Rivers Athletic...

Interstate crash hurts Bluffton man

MOUNT CORY — A Bluffton man was injured Wednesday when his car rolled over on Interstate 75 near Mount Cory. David Evans, 19, suffered minor injuries and was taken to Bluffton Community Hospital by Hanco Ambulance, the Findlay post of the State Highway Patrol reported. The...

Area Basketball Stats Leaders

Boys Basketball Area Scoring Leaders G Pts Avg. Jared Wentling, Carey 14 310 22.1 Zach Kuhlman, Leipsic 14 281 20.1 Will Vorhees, Columbus Grove 12 251 19.3 Jacob Gossard, Hardin Northern 13 239 18.4 Josh Ireland, Arcadia 11 184 16.7 Wes Vent, Upper Sandusky 14 232 16.6 Bryan...

Findlay woman served community as matron at Hancock County jail

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer Lois Jean Bell didn’t push her sons into careers in law enforcement. Not with the low salaries. The long hours. Being on call 24/7. But that didn’t deter her sons. Some became sheriff’s deputies and dispatchers. Those careers seemed...

Prep Basketball Roundup: Wagner drops in 35 for Patrick Henry

MONTPELIER — It was all Patrick Henry Wednesday night as the Patriots blasted Montpelier 76-42 in Wednesday’s Northwest Ohio Athletic League boys basketball game. AJ Wagner had another big night as he poured in a game-high 35 points as the Patriots (3-11, 1-3 NWOAL)...

Calamity days

Most, if not all, area schools will be back in session today. Of course, that’s if weather permits. It’s been one of those winters, one of the coldest and snowiest in decades. As a result, many schools have already used up the five “calamity” days the...

Prep Swimming: O-G girls swim to first WBL championship

DEFIANCE — Ashley Siefker and Kathryn Samuelson won individual championships to help Ottawa-Glandorf capture the Western Buckeye League swimming and diving championship on Saturday at Defiance. The WBL title was the first-ever won by the Ottawa-Glandorf program as the...

College Wrestling: Findlay to host GLIAC tourney Saturday

The University of Findlay’s wrestling team will host the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference wrestling championships Saturday beginning at 10 a.m. at Croy Gymnasium. Ashland, the No. 17 team in the latest NCAA Division II poll, Lake Erie and Tiffin will join the...

Marathon Petroleum profits slip

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER Marathon Petroleum Corp.’s profits declined 17 percent last quarter from a year earlier to $633 million, due mainly to smaller discounts on the crude it buys, and higher refinery maintenance costs. Earnings translated into $2.10 per share, down...