Dorothy R. Withrow

Dorothy R. Withrow, 87, of Findlay, died at 12:09 p.m. on Monday, March 10, 2014 at Blanchard Valley Hospital. She was born on February 14, 1927 in Bluffton to the late Russell N. and Mary F. (Hixon) Elzay. Dorothy married Claire E. Withrow on July 23, 1945 and he preceded her in...

Letters to the Editor 03-12-14

GIVE PLAN A LONG TEST RUN Interest is high regarding the future of Main Street, Findlay. Plans illustrated recently in The Courier push for a single lane of traffic, both north and south, and “back-in angle parking.” Opposing opinions are strong. Several writers have...

UF, Owens awarded grants

The University of Findlay and Owens Community College’s Findlay campus have been jointly awarded $367,491 in state grants. The money will be used to better prepare students for internships, and the University of Findlay will hire four specialists to assist in placing...

County increases rates for housing inmates

The Hancock County commissioners on Tuesday approved an increase in the rates the county charges the city of Findlay for housing inmates at the county jail. The agreement would raise jail fees from $55 to $84 per day for each Findlay prisoner. City Council voted in support of the...

Today’s students facing more test stress than ever

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER Relax, it’s just a test. Although that phrase may be common in classrooms where testing is going on, it may dismiss something that’s a big problem­ — test anxiety. Nathaniel von der Embse, an assistant professor at East Carolina...

Elections board in turmoil

By DENISE GRANT STAFF WRITER OTTAWA — Turmoil continues on the Putnam County Board of Elections. Last year, Secretary of State Jon Husted replaced two elections board members who violated Ohio’s open meeting laws. Early this month, Husted named a former elections board...

Commissioners close meeting, citing new law

By DENISE GRANT STAFF WRITER Hancock County commissioners went into a closed session Tuesday, citing a new state law that allows public bodies to discuss economic development behind closed doors. The commissioners gave no reason for the closed session except that it was to...
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Couple to seek help for angry cat; listen to 911 audio

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon owners of a 22-pound housecat that trapped them in their bedroom after attacking their baby say they’re not giving up on their pet and are getting it medical attention and therapy. Two days after police arrived to subdue the 4-year-old...