Judith (Wise) Dixon

CELINA — Judith (Wise) Dixon, age 70, formerly of Celina, Ohio, passed away at 2:35 p.m. on Thursday, February 13, 2014 at the Birchaven Nursing Home Findlay, Ohio. She was born on January 30, 1944 in Celina, Ohio to the late Franklin E. & Rita C. (Fischer) Wise. On...

E-cigarettes

The jury is still out on whether electronic cigarettes are as bad for our health as tobacco cigarettes. Fortunately, Ohio lawmakers are proceeding with a bill which will make them less accessible to minors. House Bill 144, approved 32-0 in the Senate this week, prohibits those...

BVC Boys Basketball: Arlington finishes perfect in BVC

ARLINGTON — Matt Glick led 10 Arlington scorers and five in double figures with 11 points Friday night as Arlington clinched the outright Blanchard Valley Conference title with a 75-26 demolition of Hardin Northern. The Red Devils, who improved to 15-2 overall and 9-0 in...

Tina Ritter

UPPER SANDUSKY — A memorial for Tina L. Ritter, 54, of Upper Sandusky, will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at Lucas-Batton Funeral Home, Upper Sandusky. Ms. Ritter died Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, at her residence. Surviving are a son, Robert (Mandy Latham) of Upper...

Mary Getz

UPPER SANDUSKY — A Celebration of Life for Mary L. Getz, 99, of Upper Sandusky, will be private for the family. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery, Upper Sandusky. Mrs. Getz died at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, at the Inn at Westbrook, Upper Sandusky. She married...

Brigitte Dockery

Brigitte Dockery, 67, of Findlay, passed away on Thursday, February 13, 2014, at Blanchard Valley Hospital. Brigitte was born on September 25, 1946 in Germany, to Laszlo and Olga (Kostal) Suhay. She married Robert Dockery July 8, 1972 and they shared 41 years together. Brigitte...

Robert ‘Bob’ Bright

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Robert “Bob” Bright, 90, passed away peacefully, surrounded by family on January 28, 2014, in Jacksonville, Florida. Bob will be laid to rest in the Jacksonville, U.S. VA National Cemetery. Bob is survived by Alice, his devoted wife of 67...

Virginia Tivenan

UPPER SANDUSKY — A funeral for Virginia “Ginny” M. (Daniel) Tivenan, 81, of Upper Sandusky, will be private and held at a later date. Mrs. Tivenan died at 1:45 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014, at Fairhaven Community, Upper Sandusky. She married Harold Tivenan, and...

Bonnie J. Franks

Bonnie J. Franks, 90, of Findlay passed away at 11:45 a.m. on Friday, February 14, 2014 at Fox Run Manor. She was born on July 17, 1923 in Arlington to the late John A. and Julia A. (Crates) Walter. On April 19, 1942 she married Robert L. Franks and he preceded her in death in...

Mayor plans talk

Mayor Lydia Mihalik will present Findlay’s “State of the City” address at 6 p.m. Monday, Feb. 24, at Winebrenner Theological Seminary.