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...

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...

Swimming, Diving: Glick looking for 4th state medal

By DAVE HANNEMAN STAFF WRITER Bethany Glick admits she’s no Esther Williams in the water. “You won’t see me in a lane swimming a 50-(yard sprint) like the other swimmers,” Glick said with a laugh. “I’m a dog-paddler, a drowner.” When it...

Patricia Ann Miller

Patricia Ann Miller, 70, of Findlay, died at 8:25 a.m., Saturday, February 15, 2014. She was born on June 9, 1943, in Findlay to the late Harold and Mary Jean (Riley) Bishop. She is survived by her son, Brian Miller. Patricia was a homemaker and a member of St. Michael the...

Woman indicted for stabbing

By RYAN DUNN staff writer A Findlay woman who is facing a felonious assault charge was among those indicted by a Hancock County grand jury on Tuesday. Wendy L. Martinez, 45, of Findlay, was charged with a second-degree felony for allegedly stabbing a man Feb. 8 at 919 W. Lima...

Letters to the Editor 02-19-14

JUST GET OFF THE COUCH I see Robert Samuelson is using his own set of facts in his “Wrong debate” column (Viewpoint page, Feb. 14). You see, those low-information voters of the middle class lost their homes because they overborrowed. Bob asked if it was the...

District Hockey: St. Francis holds off Trojans, 4-2

By DAVE HANNEMAN Staff Writer SYLVANIA — Tuesday’s district quarterfinal hockey game between Findlay and Toledo St. Francis wasn’t really the rubber match between the two schools. But it definitely had that rubbery quality to it. “Both teams are so equally...

Boys Basketball: Risner’s double-double leads Cory-Rawson rout of Ridgemont

RAWSON — Grant Risner had a huge night Tuesday with 25 points and 13 rebounds as Cory-Rawson thumped Ridgmont 61-37 in a nonconference boys basketball game. Risner added five steals and Matthew Alspach added 14 points for the Hornets (6-14). Cory-Rawson built leads of 23-3...