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...

Herlinda Escobar

FOSTORIA — A Mass of Christian Burial for Herlinda Escobar, 62, of Fostoria, will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Wendelin Catholic Church, Fostoria, with the rosary recited at 10 a.m. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. Visitation will be held from 2 p.m. to...

Tinea M. McRill

RAWSON — Tinea M. McRill, 51, of Rawson, passed away on Sunday, February 2, 2014 at her residence. Tinea was born September 14, 1962 in Fostoria, Ohio to Nancy Marie Dunn. She married Richard McRill on December 31, 1994. Tinea graduated from Findlay High School. She went on...

Wednesday’s scoreboard

PREP GIRLS BASKETBALL Weekly AP Poll Division I 1. Wadsworth (18) 18-0 203 2. Cin. Princeton 18-2 155 3. Mason (2) 18-1 149 4. Kettering Fairmont 18-2 148 5. N. Can. Hoover (1) 17-2 139 6. Berea-Midpark 16-1 94 7. Perrysburg 14-2 70 8. Tol. Notre Dame 12-3 61 9. Reynoldsburg 16-4...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...