Weekend Doctor

By SABRINA DEPSEY The complex ecosystem of bacterial organisms that live in our intestinal tract is commonly referred to as “intestinal micro flora” or “gut flora.” It is essential to our well-being. Under normal circumstances, the friendly bacteria far...

Weekend: Mental Health Moment

By JAMIE WILKINSON-FRANKS We are well into 2014. Time already seems to be going so quickly with snowstorms, freezing temperatures, school, work, family and practices. With the hustle and bustle of life, it is easy to forget those goals that we set for ourselves with the start of...

Weekend: Use snow days to make memories with your children

By CASSIE TURNER The key to surviving cabin fever is to celebrate the opportunity of family time. It could be a great time to have a movie marathon of your favorite movies from when you were your kids’ age. It is a great way to start a new tradition in your family. For a...

Weekend: Poetry reading

BLUFFTON–Award-winning Mennonite poet Jean Janzen will return to Bluffton University to read from her work at 4 p.m. Thursday in the Musselman Library Reading Room. The event is free and open to the public. Janzen’s books include “Paper House,”...

Weekend: Get Out

Events SAUDER VILLAGE CRAFT PROGRAMS Feb. 1 – April 12 A new craft program will allow guests to “Discover Handmade” this winter at Sauder Village. From February through mid-April craftsmen will present free demonstrations on Saturdays in the Sauder Village...

Weekend: ‘Broadway Bound’

The University of Findlay Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble will perform “Broadway Bound” in its annual pops concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 9, in the Winebrenner Theological Seminary TLB auditorium. UF students, faculty and staff and community members are welcome at no...

Boys Basketball Roundup: Carey rips Buckeye Central

CAREY — Bryan Powers’ 31 points, Zach Boes 20 points and a 32-12 first-quarter advantage helped Carey defeat state-ranked Buckeye Central 79-66 in a nonconference boys basketball matchup on Saturday. Buckeye Central came in ranked eighth in Division-IV. The Bucks...

Prep Wrestling Roundup: Silette, Jolliff second at TRAC tourney

FREMONT — Findlay High School’s wrestling team is still looking for its first Three Rivers Conference individual champion. Oregon Clay defended its team crown by outscoring Toledo Central Catholic 230-214½ for first place. Findlay was sixth with 56½ points. The...

Girls Basketball Roundup: Leipsic tops Ottoville for PCL championship

LEIPSIC — Leipsic got out to an early lead and had little trouble taking care of Ottoville for a 48-31 victory over the Big Green that clinched the outright Putnam County League girls basketball championship. Leipsic (15-3, 6-0 PCL) earned its first PCL crown since 2009...

College Wrestling: UF third in GLIAC duals

The University of Findlay wrestling team posted a 1-2 record at Saturday’s Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference tournament Saturday at Croy Gymnasium. The Roughnecks began the day with a 31-15 loss to GLIAC champion Lake Erie before dropping a 28-10 decision to...