Alice Powell

Alice M. Powell, 99, of Findlay, died at 12:03 a.m. on Tuesday, February 18, 2014 at Sunrise Assisted Living. Alice was born on June 26, 1914 in Hancock County, Ohio to Mahlon Zell and Lottie B. (Loy) Wyer. She married Marion Ellsworth Powell on August 18, 1934 and he preceded...

Carol Wright

FOREST — Carol L. Wright, age 81, of Forest, died at her residence at 4:45 am on Wed. Feb. 19, 2014. On Jan. 30, 1933 she was born in Wyandot Co., to the late Russell H. and Mary A. (Wentz) McDaniel. She married Charles E. Wright on Nov. 1, 1951 and they celebrated 62 years...

Addition

A story in Monday’s Courier, “Property purchased for residential treatment center,” did not mention a primary donor. St. Andrews United Methodist Church contributed to the project.

Boys Basketball: Holderman scores 21 in Riverdale victory

VANLUE — Lee Holderman led four Riverdale players in double figures scoring with 21 points as the Falcons used a 42-17 first-half edge to cruise to a 78-57 win over Vanlue in nonconference boys basketball action Wednesday. Jimmy Fox added 19 points, including three...

Bluffton battles two house fires

BLUFFTON — Bluffton firefighters responded to two separate house fires Monday, including one that left a Bluffton woman homeless. That fire destroyed Mary Ann Saum’s residence at 490 Ohio 103, Bluffton Fire Chief Jon Kinn said. Saum lived in the cabin with two dogs...

Haiku celebration

The Findlay-Hancock County Library will celebrate National Haiku Writing Month on Friday. The celebration will take place from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the Lindamood Room. The workshop will cover the origin and history of haiku, and contemporary haiku in English. Participants are...

Prep Wrestling: District meet set for Stroh Center

By JAMIE BAKER SPORTS EDITOR Nearly everyone agreed Bowling Green State University’s Stroh Center was an excellent choice to host the OHSAA Northwest District wrestling tournament last season. The 4,700-seat arena, though, proved to be a bit of tight squeeze when it came to...

Benjamin Scheib

Benjamin “Ben” Miles Scheib, 90, of Findlay, passed away at 6:40 a.m. on Tuesday, February 18, 2014 at the Bridge Hospice Care Center, Findlay. He was born on April 4, 1923 in Hancock County to the late Harry and Emily (McCumber) Scheib. He married Bonna J....

Woman says murder suspect can’t live at her rental home

A woman who said she co-owns the property where a man charged with murder may reside, if he is released on bond, has objected to his release there. Amanda Johnson on Wednesday said Ralph Harris III cannot live at her East Foulke Avenue rental home, according to her letter to...

Moderate flooding of river is possible

Rain today could cause the Blanchard River to rise to moderate flood stage at Findlay on Friday, the National Weather Service says. The weather service’s latest estimate shows a possible Findlay crest of 12.1 feet on Friday night, which would put the river just above...