Girls basketball: L-B nets 19th straight win

Rachel Myers scored 19 points and Liberty-Benton ran its winning streak to 19 straight games by rolling up a 58-26 win over Bluffton in nonleague girls basketball action on Tuesday. Myers added five assists and four steals as Liberty-Benton, ranked No. 6 among Ohio’s...

Letters to the Editor 02-12-14

GLOBAL WARMING IS NONSENSE Global warming. What a joke. There is no such thing. They’re starting to call it climate change now because global warming sounds ridiculous when it’s 10 degrees below zero outside. I know some “experts” will say that the weather...

Wednesday’s scoreboard

PREP Boys Basketball Tuesday’s Results Three Rivers Athletic Conference Tol. Cent. Catholic 78, Fremont Ross 33 Midland Athletic League Carey 77, North Baltimore 45 Northern Buckeye Conference Eastwood 73, Woodmore 45 Elmwood 75, Genoa 68 Lake 75, Rossford 69 Otsego 51,...

Humane Society volunteer bitten

By DENISE GRANT STAFF WRITER The Hancock County Humane Society has added safety measures after a volunteer was seriously injured by a pit bull mix. Director Paula Krugh said the dog bit the volunteer while she was playing with the animal outside on Feb. 1. “He really...

New Riegel sewer bills to increase

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER Property owners in the New Riegel Sewer District will see about a 30 percent increase in quarterly bills, beginning next month, as increased expenses and lower revenues have forced Seneca County to raise rates. The Seneca County commissioners will...

HPD to seek grant for canoe launches

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER The Hancock Park District board approved a resolution Tuesday to seek a grant for construction of two concrete canoe and kayak launch/landing areas at Liberty Landing and Blanchard Landing, west of Findlay along the Blanchard River. To help the grant...

Georgianna Williams

NORTH BALTIMORE — Georgianna Williams, 67, of North Baltimore, died at 3:24 a.m., Tuesday, February 11, 2014, in Bowling Green. She was born on February 22, 1946, in Newton, IL. She married Lonnie E. Williams on September 12, 1967, and he preceded her in death on March 1,...

Gloria Altstaetter

COLUMBUS GROVE — A funeral for Gloria J. Altstaetter, 75, of Columbus Grove, will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Hartman Sons Funeral Home, Columbus Grove, the Rev. Geoff Eubank officiating. Burial will be in Altstaetter Cemetery, Cairo, Ohio. Visitation will be held from 2...

Boys basketball: Arnold’s triple-double lifts Elmwood past Genoa

BLOOMDALE — Aaron Arnold’s triple-double of 17 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists provided Elmwood with a 75-68 Northern Buckeye Conference victory Tuesday night. The Royals (5-14, 4-7 NBC) finished 29 of 47 (61.7 percent) from the field and were 27 of 40 (67.5...

Girls basketball: Falcons go out on top

By TED RADICK STAFF WRITER MOUNT BLANCHARD — The Riverdale girls basketball team had a rough week last week, losing a pair of games including an upset at the hands of Buckeye Central that cost the Falcons a chance at an outright North Central Conference title. The Falcons on...