OSU Extension offers exploration program

The Ohio State University Extension of Hancock County is offering “STEMurdays” for students in grades five and six. The program allows students to explore food science, electricity, rockets and robotics through hands-on experiences. Programs include: “Dairy and...

Saturday calendar

TODAY Senior Center, fitness center open, 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Alcoholics Anonymous, closed book, 7:30 a.m., Pioneer Club; women’s New Beginnings open discussion, 10 a.m., Pioneer Club; Big Book open discussion, 10:30 a.m., Dry Haven, Fostoria; open discussion, noon, Pioneer Club;...

Open house set at Bluffton center

BLUFFTON — Mennonite Home Communities of Ohio, Bluffton, will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house for its Transition to Home Rehabilitation Center from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday. The newly renovated center is located at Mennonite Memorial Home, 410 W. Elm St.,...

Second-career pastors build on past experiences

By SARA ARTHURS Staff Writer At first glance, working at a hospital or a bookstore might not seem ideal training for serving as a pastor. But area second-career pastors say their first careers provided them with skills and experience that have been an asset. Many pastors enter...

Humane Society sets annual sale

The Humane Society of Hancock County will hold its annual spring garage sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 8 in its multipurpose center, 4550 Fostoria Ave. Shoppers will have 70 tables of items to choose from.

Church and religious events

Catholic Charities The Rev. David Cirata will speak at Catholic Charities’ annual jail and prison ministry workshop from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. March 15 at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church in Findlay. This year’s theme is “Bringing Christ to the...

Paul Briner Sr.

Paul Briner Sr., 49, of Bowling Green, died Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014. Local survivors include a son, Paul Jr. (Heather) of North Baltimore; and two daughters, Kimberley Telles, North Baltimore; and Amanda Briner, Rudolph. A funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Deck-Hanneman...

Carol Casati

Carol Casati, 62, of McComb, died Thursday at Blanchard Valley Hospital. A funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Hartley Funeral Home, McComb, with visitation held two hours before the funeral. Further arrangements are pending at the funeral home.

Patricia Louise ‘Bettye’ Houston

Patricia Louise “Bettye” Houston, 91, who was a loving Mother, Stepmother, Grandmother and Great-Grandmother, died at Abbington of Pickerington on February 8, 2014. Mrs. Houston was born in Van Wert, Ohio, on October 6, 1922. Mrs. Houston is preceded in death by her...

Saturday’s scoreboard

PREP BOYS BASKETBALL Friday’s Results Three Rivers Athletic Conference Lima Senior 77, Toledo St. Francis 74 Tol. Cent. Catholic 66, Findlay 48 Toledo St. John’s 68, Fremont Ross 52 Toledo Whitmer 72, Oregon Clay 67 Midland Athletic League Carey 81, Fremont St. Joseph...