Isabel Jane Shields Turner

Isabel Jane Shields Turner, age 92, of Findlay, died Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at 2:15 p.m. at Sterling House of Findlay surrounded by her family. She was born December 19, 1921 in Hardin County to the late George J. Crawford and Annabelle (Blayney) Crawford. Isabel married Hal...

Winifred L. Mazey

Winifred L. Mazey, 98, of Beaverton, MI and formerly of Findlay, passed away at 6:30 a.m. on Monday, January 27, 2014 at her residence. She was born on September 20, 1915 to the late Ray and Maude (McGranahan) Ethell in Hancock County, OH. She married Thomas Everett Mazey and he...

Sandra Lee (Starr) Rice

Sandy L. Rice, 64, of Findlay, passed away at 10:07 a.m. on Thursday, January 30, 2014 surrounded by her loving family. It is with sadness we say goodbye, but our hearts are also filled with joy knowing that she is healthy and whole in the arms of her Lord Jesus Christ. Sandy was...

Letters to the Editor 01-31-14

POST OFFICE DEALING WITH CHALLENGES As a letter carrier here in Findlay, I felt the need to respond to the Jan. 28 Courier View titled “Beyond the post office.” While the main topic seemed to be the Postal Service’s partnership with Staples, the overall...

Boys Basketball Roundup: Fast start propels Carey past Calvert

CAREY — Carey’s Jared Wentling and Zach Boes combined to outscore the entire Tiffin Calvert team as the Blue Devils crushed the Senecas 82-51 in a Midland Athletic League game on Thursday. Wentling scored a game-high 28 points, and Boes added 24, including three...

Women’s Basketball: Defense steps up for UF

By BRIAN LESTER STAFF WRITER On the brink of potentially going to overtime, the University of Findlay women’s basketball team stepped up on defense when it mattered against Walsh Thursday night. Karli Beasley blocked a desperation 3-point shot up top by Kelsey Funderburgh...

County OKs hazard plan

An update of Hancock County’s hazard mitigation plan was approved by the commissioners this week, a requirement that makes the county eligible for a $1 million federal grant. Matt Cordonnier, director of the Hancock County Regional Planning Commission, said the money would...

Prep Hockey: Findlay High set to host Eastwood

Findlay High School’s hockey schedule, altered a time or two this season because of weather, had to be revamped again this week when Centerville informed the school it would not be coming north on Friday for its nonleague matchup with the Trojans at the Huntington Bank...

U.S. 224 bridge project looming

By RYAN DUNN STAFF WRITER Ohio Department of Transportation officials on Thursday spelled out the details of an upcoming $10.6 million project to replace the U.S. 224 bridge over Interstate 75 in Findlay and rebuild the interchange. About 50 people who attended a forum at Owens...

Blaze damages Findlay church

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER Ash and debris covered the inside of St. Paul’s United Methodist Church on Thursday after fire damaged the ceiling of the Findlay building. The fire, suspected to have been electrical, started in the ceiling of the sanctuary of the church at 218 E....