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.

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...

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...

Billie Leathers

BLOOMDALE — Billie M. Leathers, 95, of Bloomdale passed away at 11:55am on Tuesday, February 18, 2014 at the Bridge Hospice Care Center in Findlay. She was born on November 25, 1918, to the late Clyde V. and Ethel (Carter) Strausbaugh, Sr. in Gallia County, OH. She married...

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....

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...

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...

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...

Area Basketball League Standings

PREP BOYS BASKETBALL Blanchard Valley Conference League Overall Arlington 9-0 16-3 Liberty-Benton 8-1 17-4 McComb 7-2 12-9 Van Buren 6-3 12-9 Leipsic 5-4 10-11 Cory-Rawson 3-6 6-14 Pandora-Gilboa 3-6 3-17 Vanlue 2-7 6-15 Arcadia 2-7 5-16 Hardin Northern 0-9 1-20 Three Rivers...

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...
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