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‘Be a Friend First’ workshop to begin

DUNKIRK — Girl Scouts of Western Ohio will offer an eight-week workshop titled “Be a Friend First.” Girls will be taught how to build self-confidence and trusting friendships. Girls in fourth through sixth grade are invited to participate. Sessions will be held...

Million Hearts campaign aims to save lives

By SARA ARTHURS Staff Writer Heart disease and stroke are among the nation’s, and Hancock County’s, leading causes of death, disability and health care costs — many of them preventable. The Findlay Health Department is joining a national campaign, Million...

Tuesday’s calendar

TODAY Findlay Senior Center, 339 E. Melrose Ave.; fitness center open, 5 a.m.-9 p.m.; billiards, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.; EnhanceFitness, 9-9:50 a.m.; SilverSneakers yoga, 10-10:50 a.m.; blood pressure clinic, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., cafe; SilverSneakers Splash, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.,...

OSU Extension to offer money management workshops

Ohio State University Extension, Hancock County will offer its Basic Money Management workshop twice in February. Sessions will be held from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursday at the Family Center, room 118, 1800 N. Blanchard St., and from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Feb. 27 at the Hancock...

FHS to host lunch for seniors

Senior citizens are invited to lunch at Findlay High School from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday in the vocal music room. The doors will open at 11:15 a.m. The menu will include meatloaf, au gratin potatoes, glazed carrots and gingerbread. Special parking arrangements will be...

Jail bill

Since 1989, Findlay has enjoyed a fixed rate at the Hancock County jail: $55 per day per prisoner. But like most things, the cost of housing an inmate has gone up over the years and now the Hancock County commissioners want to charge $84, an amount that more closely reflects the...

Boys basketball: St. Wendelin finishes with a flurry against Vanlue

By ANDY WOLF for the courier FOSTORIA — St. Wendelin blew open a tightly contested battle with consecutive displays of teamwork to generate clutch scores. The Mohawks also scored the final 11 points of the game in the final three minutes to slide past Vanlue 54-42 Monday...

Letters to the Editor 02-11-14

PAYING FOR THE PRIVILEGE? Mark Twain’s infamous character, Tom Sawyer, in the book, “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer,” was being punished by his Aunt Polly for some mischievous misdeed by being required to paint the fence. Tom despised painting the fence,...

Tuesday’s scoreboard

PREP Boys Basketball Weekly AP Poll Division I 1. Lakewood St. Edward (15) 16-1 228 2. Cin. Moeller (5) 17-1 208 3. Zanesville (4) 18-0 199 4. Massillon Jackson 15-2 132 5. Trotwood-Madison 17-2 121 6. Perrysburg 17-1 112 7. Cols. Northland 16-3 82 8. Berea-Midpark 16-2 69 9....

Prep basketball: Carey girls clinch at least share of final MAL title

CAREY — Four Carey scorers reached double figures Monday night, led by Hannah Draper’s 18 points, as the Blue Devils clinched a share of the last Midland Athletic League title by dismantling Hopewell-Loudon 72-44. Carey, which improved to 18-2 overall and 9-0 in the...