Maren Pepple

Maren A. Pepple, 81, of Findlay, died at 11:14 a.m. Wednesday at Blanchard Valley Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Coldren-Crates Funeral Home.

College Baseball: Findlay High grad Orwick pitching well for Notre Dame

SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Findlay High School’s Jimmy Orwick is already making an impact as a freshman for the University of Notre Dame’s baseball team this season. The left-handed pitcher leads the Fighting Irish (6-9) with 10 appearances, all of them in relief, and...

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Ohio provides too many ways for officials to keep the public from knowing what their government is up to. The state’s public records and open meetings laws, once among the best in the country, have been eroded in recent years. There are so many bills that it’s hard to...

UF’s Holmstrom is All-American

GENEVA — University of Findlay sophomore Kaley Holmstrom earned All-American honors for the Oilers as she finished 15th in the women’s 200 individual medley on the opening day of the NCAA Division II swimming and diving championships Wednesday at the Spire Institute....

Prep Hoops: Princeton’s Mitchell is Ohio’s Ms. Basketball

By RUSTY MILLER AP Sports Writer COLUMBUS — Kelsey Mitchell, a unanimous choice as the 27th annual Associated Press Ms. Basketball winner, stands out from the crowd. Except for team and family photos, that is. Kelsey, a 5-foot-8 senior from state-bound Cincinnati Princeton...

Kenneth E. ‘Ken’ Russell

WALBRIDGE — Kenneth E. “Ken” Russell, 78, of Walbridge, entered into God’s Care on March 11, 2014. Ken was born in Fostoria, Ohio on November 2, 1935 to George and Erma Russell, both of whom preceded him in death. Ken graduated from Fostoria High School in...

Dorothy C. Vorst

KALIDA — Dorothy C. Vorst, 90, of Kalida, died 6:00 a.m., March 11, 2014 at the Putnam County Ambulatory Care Center. She was born June 16, 1923 in Landeck, Ohio to the late Anthony and Elizabeth (Stretker) Schnipke. On June 5, 1946 she married Paul J. Vorst who preceded...

Donald Richard ‘Rick’ Lasater

VAN BUREN — Donald Richard “Rick” Lasater, age 60, of Van Buren, Ohio went to be with his Lord and Savior at 10:30 pm on Tuesday, March 11, 2014. Rick was born in Casper, Wyoming, on November 25, 1953, to Roy and Bonnie (Scott) Lasater. He married Ann M. Orwick...

Chad Michael Keckler

Chad Michael Keckler, 42, Goshen, Indiana, formerly of Carey, died Wednesday, March 12, 2014 after a courageous two year battle with lung and brain cancer. Born in Findlay, Ohio on July 23, 1971, he is the son of Lester H. “Buster” Keckler and the late Linda K....

Marcosa Tiongco Gajunera

Marcosa Tiongco Gajunera, 93, of Findlay passed away at 7:15 p.m. on Saturday, March 8, 2014, at Blanchard Valley Hospital in Findlay, Ohio. She was born on January 31, 1921, to the late Francisco and Marcela (Montederamos) Tiongco in Bacong Negros Oriental, Philippines. On...