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Crossroads Quilters to meet Tuesday

NORTH BALTIMORE — The Crossroads Quilters will meet at 9:30 a.m. Feb. 25 at St. James United Methodist Church, 201 S. Second St., North Baltimore. Quilters will work on their own projects or the group’s outreach projects. For more information call Harlene Wood at...

Garden club sets Thursday meeting

The Men’s and Women’s Garden Club of Findlay will hold its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday at Fox Run Manor, 11745 Township Road 145. Larry Schock will present a program on potential flower classes at the Hancock County Fair that could be shown by adults. He will...

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...

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.

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...

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.,...

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...