Richard Jay Epley

June 25, 1929–Feb. 1, 2014 Richard Jay Epley passed peacefully the February 1, 2014 in Rockledge, Florida. Born June 25, 1929 in Mount Blanchard, Ohio. He lived an active life to the very end until he was sidelined by terminal lung and bone cancer. He was never one to let...

College Football: UF signing coverage online

The University of Findlay’s athletic website will have live coverage of national signing day coverage online today beginning at 8 a.m. to announce its 2014 recruiting class. The UF website will be continually updated as each National Letter of Intent is received with...

Prep Football: Parents file suit against Woodmore

By AMANDA LEE MYERS Associated Press CINCINNATI — The parents of a 16-year-old northwest Ohio boy have filed a federal civil rights lawsuit claiming he suffered a traumatic brain injury during a coach-sanctioned hazing drill. Daniel and Amy Sprinski Jr., of Elmore, filed...

Prep Hockey: Bowling Green stops FHS in OT

BOWLING GREEN — Bowling Green High School’s Philip Rich knocked in the game winning goal 13 seconds into overtime Tuesday night as the Bobcats edged Findlay 6-5 in a Northwest Hockey Conference matchup. Findlay held a 2-1 advantage after one period thanks to two goals...

Two men indicted on theft-related charges

A Hancock County grand jury on Tuesday indicted two men on theft-related charges. Michael J. Riggle, 38, of Reynoldsburg, was charged with breaking and entering, possessing criminal tools and possessing heroin, all fifth-degree felonies. On Saturday, Riggle allegedly trespassed...

Stearns project gets on the road

By BRIAN BOHNERT for the courier FOSTORIA — The long-awaited Stearns Road improvement project got one step closer to reality Tuesday night as Fostoria City Council gave first reading to a contract between the city and Perry Township. The improvement and maintenance...

Auditor to speak at GOP luncheon

Hancock County Auditor Charity Rauschenberg will give an update on the programs and functions of her office at the Hancock County Republican Party’s First Friday Luncheon. The luncheon will be held at 11:30 a.m. Friday at American Legion Post 3, 120 W. Front St. The cost of...

Public Record

Docket From the public records of the Findlay Police Department and the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office: Police Department Two people were admonished Sunday after they removed items from a porch at 138 Midland Ave. for what they said was a prank. Jewelry was reported...

King appointed to county board

The Hancock County commissioners have appointed Rosalie King to the Hancock County Board of Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services. King is a professor with the University of Findlay’s Occupational Therapy Department.

Boys Basketball: Second-half spurt lifts Trojans over Lima Senior

By DAVE HANNEMAN sTAFF WRITER Findlay got a huge double-double from senior wing Adam Twining and some sound advice from head coach Jim Rucki as the Trojans pulled away in the fourth quarter for a 54-39 win over Lima Senior Tuesday night in a Three Rivers Athletic Conference...