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Dads pitch in as Watch DOGS at Wilson Vance

By JEANNIE WILEY WOLF STAFF WRITER A new program has kicked off at Wilson Vance Intermediate School that aims to get more men volunteering in the classroom. Watch DOGS (Dads of Great Students) is designed to engage men, inspire children, reduce bullying and enhance the...

Blood drive set

PANDORA — There will be a blood drive at Pandora United Methodist Church, 108 Washington St. (Ohio 12), Pandora, from 12:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Thursday. The drive is sponsored by the church. To schedule an appointment, call the Red Cross at 419-523-4810 or visit...

Wednesday’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.; SilverSneakers Splash, 8:30-9:30 a.m., Birchaven; conversation and needlecraft, 9-11 a.m.; SilverSneakers, 10-10:50 a.m.; water exercise class with open swim, 10-11...

Arcadia Lions to hold Valentine’s dance

ARCADIA — The Arcadia Lions Club will hold a Valentine’s Day dance from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday at the Arcadia Community Center, 103 W. Brown Road, Arcadia. Local country band East of Cheyenne will provide the music. There will also be a raffle to help raise funds to...

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,...

Local roundup: Special Olympics hoops is Saturday

The Area 3 Special Olympics Basketball Tournament will tip off at 10 a.m. Saturday at Bluffton University’s Sommer Center. Putnam County and Hardin County “B” is the first game of the day at 10 a.m. Van Wert will play Allen County II at 11:30 a.m., Hardin County...

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...

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...