Upgrades urged at Findlay’s gym

By JOY BROWN STAFF WRITER Findlay is poised to spend $15,000 to repair and upgrade fitness equipment at the city gym. But some members of City Council’s Appropriations Committee were surprised to learn the city has a gym, and had questions about the proposal this week. The...

Carolyn Strawman

RISINGSUN — A memorial for Carolyn Strawman, 69, of Risingsun, will be held at a later date. Visitation will be held from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday at Mann-Hare-Hoening Funeral Home, Fostoria. Ms. Strawman died Monday, Feb. 10, 2014, at Independence House, Fostoria....

Delta Miller

FOREST — A funeral for Delta M. Miller, 83, of Forest, will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Clark Shields Funeral Home, Forest, the Rev. Steven Umphress officiating. Burial will be in Hueston Cemetery, Forest. Visitation will be held from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday at the...

Dorotha Lininger

SYCAMORE — A funeral for Dorotha A. Lininger, 92, of Sycamore, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Bringman Clark Funeral Home, Upper Sandusky, the Rev. Jim Stauffer officiating. Burial will be in Old Mission Cemetery, Upper Sandusky. Visitation will be held from 2 p.m. to...

Donald Hughes

VAUGHNSVILLE — Donald L. Hughes, 95, of Vaughnsville, died at 2 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, at St. Rita’s Medical Center, Lima. Surviving are his wife, Alice J. Schafer; two sons, Donald of Ottawa; and Mike of Vaughnsville; and two daughters, Mrs. Tom (Kathie)...

Findlay man gets 11 years for shooting city resident

A Findlay man was sentenced Wednesday to 11 years in prison for shooting a city resident during a home robbery. Tyrel L. Jones, 22, pleaded guilty to charges of shooting Christopher A. Ingleston, 19, in the torso at about 1 a.m. Dec. 19 at 222 Prospect Ave. Police said Jones...

John D. Miles

McCOMB — John D. Miles, age 74, of McComb, died Monday, February 10, 2014, 6:00 a.m. at his residence in McComb. He was born January 30, 1940 in Findlay to Thomas and Elsie (Dorner) Miles. In 1964 he married Mary Riggs and she survives. Also surviving is a son, David Miles...

Jannifer Browning

FOSTORIA — Jannifer Browning, 55, of Fostoria, died early Monday, February 10, 2014 at Bridge Hospice in Findlay, OH. She was born March 12, 1958 in Clover, SC to Theotha and Shirley (McCoy) Shanks. On June 17, 1994, she married Postell Browning in Findlay, OH. She is...

National Lime and Stone buys asphalt producer

National Lime and Stone Co., a Findlay-based manufacturer of crushed stone and sand for construction, has bought Lash Paving of Martins Ferry, a family-owned asphalt producer and paving contractor. Purchase terms were not disclosed. Lash Paving will become a wholly-owned...

Sectional wrestling begins on Friday

The road to the Ohio High School Athletic Association’s state wrestling tournament begins this weekend as area wrestling teams enter sectional tournament action throughout Northwest Ohio. Area teams begin sectional action on Friday. Findlay High School will compete in the...