Findlay Roundup: UF baseball team splits with Urbana

CHILLICOTHE — The University of Findlay split a doubleheader with Urbana on Tuesday, taking the first game 16-9 before dropping the second contest 11-4. Runs were prevalent for the Oilers early, as they jumped out to a 7-0 lead after the first inning thanks to hits from Joe...

Putnam elections board at odds over directors

OTTAWA — The Putnam County Board of Elections has asked Secretary of State Jon Husted to settle a dispute over the appointment of a deputy director. The board vote 2-to-2 on Tuesday on the reappointment of Shelly Burkhart, a Republican, to the position of deputy director. Board...

Winter storm warning today

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for northern Ohio until 8 p.m. Wednesday. Rain is expected to arrive in the region overnight, possibly sleet and freezing rain, followed by snow Wednesday. Snow accumulation of 6 to 10 inches is possible in parts of...

UF, Owens’ Findlay campus jointly awarded grants

The University of Findlay and Owens Community College’s Findlay campus have been jointly awarded $367,491 in grants. The money is an investment by the Ohio Board of Regents in the science, engineering, technology and math programs at both schools, according to the University of...

BGSU fires men’s basketball coach

BOWLING GREEN (AP) — Bowling Green State University has announced it will not renew the contract of men’s basketball coach Louis Orr. Athletic director D. Christopher Kingston announced the firing today. Orr was 101-121 in seven seasons, including a record of 54-60 in...

Hancock commissioners close meeting, citing new state rules

Hancock County’s commissioners held a closed session today under a new rule allowing public bodies to privately discuss economic development. It is likely that state law requires more disclosure, said Dennis Hetzel, director of the Ohio Newspaper Association. “Yes, this was...

Hancock County unemployment rises in January

Hancock County’s unemployment rate rose slightly in January to 5.7 percent, up from 5.2 percent in December, the state reported. Hancock County’s rate was the sixth lowest in Ohio for January. Unemployment rates increased that month among most neighboring counties from a month...

Pastor remembered for love of family, history

By SARA ARTHURS Staff Writer Oscar Conrad Schultz Jr. was a teacher, historian, husband, father and grandfather, and a pastor who could read and speak Hebrew fluently. “He was one of those guys that always seemed to do the right thing “¦ one of the more thoughtful men...

Life-saving equipment pays off

By MARGARET DWIGGINS Family Editor Pastor Mike McClurg of the Findlay First Church of the Nazarene is used to souls being saved. But having a man’s life saved at the church last week is nothing short of a miracle, he said. On March 2, church member Ron Rook was among a...

Honor Flight Northwest Ohio to end operations in September

Honor Flight Northwest Ohio, the Toledo-based chapter of the Honor Flight network, has announced it will cease operations after four flights this year. Honor Flight Northwest Ohio is separate from Flag City Honor Flight, the Findlay-based chapter. The Honor Flight network...