Girls Basketball: Lima Senior knocks out Trojans

FOSTORIA — Findlay hung in for the first quarter before Lima Senior took control for an 85-37 win over the Trojans in a Division I sectional girls basketball semifinal at Fostoria Tuesday night. Lima Senior (19-4) advances to play Anthony Wayne or Ashland in...

Billie Leathers

BLOOMDALE — Billie M. Leathers, 95, of Bloomdale, died at 11:55 a.m. Tuesday at Blanchard Valley Hospital. A funeral will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at Coldren-Crates Funeral Home. Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Further...

Benjamin Scheib

Benjamin “Ben” Miles Scheib, 90, of Findlay, died at 6:40 a.m. Tuesday at Bridge Hospice Care Center. A funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Coldren-Crates Funeral Home. Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, and one hour prior to the funeral at...

Alice Powell

Alice M. Powell, 99, of Findlay, died at 12:03 a.m. Tuesday at Sunrise Assisted Living. Arrangements are pending at Kirkpatrick-Behnke Funeral Home.

Interstate crash kills West Virginia driver

NORTH BALTIMORE — A two-vehicle crash killed one person early Tuesday morning on Interstate 75. Stephen W. Humphries, 22, of Nitro, W.Va., was driving a 2014 Nissan Versa north on I-75, about a mile north of North Baltimore, when he hit a tractor-trailer that was stopped...

Gerald Seem

BLUFFTON — Gerald D. Seem, 81, of Bluffton died February 18, 2014 at his residence. He was born November 29, 1932 in Bradner to the late Howard Samuel and Mae Swartz Seem Sr. On October 27, 1953 he married Ruth Hottenstein and she survives. Gerald retired from the Lima Ford...

Superintendent discusses state assessment test

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER FOSTORIA — Fostoria Schools Superintendent Andrew Sprang focused on the switch to a new state assessment test during his “state of the schools” address Tuesday during the school board’s regular meeting. The Partnership for...

NB council to provide water bill relief

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer NORTH BALTIMORE — North Baltimore water customers anticipating higher bills after letting their faucets drip to avoid waterline freezes will catch a break. Village Council on Tuesday agreed to charge customers’ February water bills at...

Bluffton to join bridge inspection program

By BRIAN LESTER STAFF WRITER BLUFFTON — A resolution to participate in a state bridge inspection program was passed this week by Bluffton Village Council. The program will be done through the Ohio Department of Transportation and there is no cost to the village. The state...

Rising temps aid snowplows

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER Rising temperatures Tuesday helped road crews clear snow and ice left by Monday night’s storm. Temperatures in the mid- to upper 30s meant road crews for Findlay, Hancock County and the Ohio Department of Transportation didn’t have to clock...