Van Buren man hurt in snowmobile crash

VAN BUREN — A Van Buren snowmobile driver was hospitalized after being struck by another snowmobile at 7:24 p.m. Sunday in a field off Hancock County 140, north of Portage Township 107, according to the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office. Derol George, 27, was transported by...

Carl Dean Zeigler

Carl Dean Zeigler, 93, passed away on Saturday, February 1, 2014 at Florida Baptist Retirement Center, Vero Beach, Florida. Carl was born September 13, 1920 in McComb, Ohio to Wiley and Carrie (Robinson) Zeigler. Carl was a graduate of McComb High School and served in the 257...

Betty Jane Watkins

Betty Jane Watkins, 88, of Findlay, died at 2:05 a.m., Thursday, February 6, 2014, at Blanchard Valley Hospital, Findlay. She was born on September 10, 1925, in Canton, OH. She married Roma Rex Watkins and he preceded her in death. She is survived by her daughter, Susan Watkins...

Monday’s scoreboard

WINTER OLYMPICS Medals Table Through Sunday (13 total events) Nation G S B Tot Norway 2 1 4 7 Netherlands 2 1 1 4 United States 2 0 2 4 Canada 1 2 1 4 Russia 1 2 1 4 Austria 1 1 0 2 Sweden 0 2 0 2 Czech Republic 0 1 1 2 Italy 0 1 1 2 Germany 1 0 0 1 Poland 1 0 0 1 Slovakia 1 0 0...

Fostorian injured in Arcadia crash

ARCADIA — A Fostoria man was taken to the hospital following a three-vehicle accident in Arcadia Sunday evening. The Hancock County Sheriff’s Office reported Jeremy Clark, 32, of Van Buren, was driving a 1994 Honda Civic northeast on West Fremont Street at 5:59 p.m....

Wyandot County commissioner facing two challengers in May

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER UPPER SANDUSKY — Wyandot County Commissioner Ron Metzger will face two challengers in the Republican primary in May. Also in May, Carey and Mohawk school districts will ask voters to renew income taxes, according to the Wyandot County Board of...

Library program encourages reading to toddlers

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER Reading 1,000 books to a child before kindergarten may seem like a lofty goal, but for 2-year-old Madeline Hill, the number may be more like 5,000. “It sounds like a lot, but it’s not,” said Madeline’s mom, Cindy Hill of Findlay....

Prep swimming: Findlay boys finish first at sectional meet

FREMONT — Findlay High’s boys team finished first, its girls team was second and the Trojans set eight total records during the sectional swimming and diving meet held Saturday at Fremont Ross. Findlay’s boys piled up 654 points, most among the Division I and II...

Boys basketball: Upper rolls past Bucyrus in NCC battle

UPPER SANDUSKY — Wes Vent and Seth Frey each scored 17 points as Upper Sandusky overcame a slow start to defeat Bucyrus 56-40 in a North Central Conference boys basketball game Saturday. Bucyrus (11-8, 5-6 NCC) had a 24-15 halftime lead, but Upper Sandusky (10-9, 7-4 NCC)...

College basketball: ONU men defeat Muskingum 81-74

OHIO NORTHERN 81 MUSKINGUM 74 NEW CONCORD, OH — Branden Rushton dropped 20 points, Jared Horstman and Devon Allen each added 10 points, and Ohio Northern University’s men’s basketball team knocked off Muskingum University 81-74 in an Ohio Athletic Conference...