Michael Ray Conley

CAREY — Michael Ray Conley, 57, Carey, died Friday, March 14, 2014 at 8:35 a.m. at Wyandot Memorial Hospital Emergency Room, Upper Sandusky. Born on August 3, 1956 in Upper Sandusky, Ohio, he is the son of the late Billy and Carol (Pinks) Conley. He was married to Deborah...

William Carles

All services for William L. Carles, 61, of Findlay, will be private. Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery. Mr. Carles died at 3:14 a.m. Saturday, March 8, 2014, at St. Rita’s Medical Center, Lima. Surviving are his stepmother, Peggy Carles, North Baltimore; two sisters,...

Special Olympics: Bowling Green to host state basketball

BOWLING GREEN — More than 500 Special Olympic Ohio athletes will participate in the 2014 Special Olympic State Basketball Tournament March 21-22 in Bowling Green. Tournaments featuring 30 teams representing 24 Ohio counties and an individual skills competition with 300...

College basketball: UF’s Kahlig named all-region

University of Findlay senior Greg Kahlig was named first team all-Midwest Region by Daktronics on Thursday. Kahlig was named the 2014 GLIAC Player of the Year and also captured GLIAC Tournament MVP honors after leading the Oilers to their third consecutive tournament title. He is...

Prep basketball: Myers earns top District 8 honors

Liberty-Benton’s Rachel Myers earned player of the year honors as the Ohio High School Basketball Coaches Association’s District 8 released its all-district selections for the 2013-14 season. Myers was named the girls Division I-II-III Girls Player of the Year Myers,...

Altrusa seeks candidates for scholarship

Altrusa International of Findlay is seeking candidates for its annual Altrusa Literacy Award. The scholarship is available to a student entering their senior year of college with their future career promoting literacy/service. Applicants must be Hancock County high school...

Saturday calendar

TODAY Senior Center, 339 E. Melrose Ave., fitness center open, 7 a.m.-7 p.m.; Young at Heart, 5-9 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,...

Program slated

OTTAWA — The Putnam County District Library in Ottawa will host an Alzheimer’s Association program, “Communication, Life Story and Behavior,” at 6:30 p.m. March 27.

Jerry L. Spitnale

TIFFIN — Jerry L. Spitnale, age 65, of Tiffin, died Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at his residence. He was born September 28, 1948 in Bluffton to Leo and Betty (Harden) Spitnale. He was married to Shirley (Brenda) Houck and they were divorced. Surviving are four children: sons,...

John R. Beckler Jr.

BLUFFTON — John R. Beckler Jr., 77, passed away March 14, 2014 at Hilty Memorial Home, Pandora. He was born on July 29, 1936 in Leadwood, Missouri to the late John and Audrey (Rice) Beckler. On July 20, 1958 he married Marilyn Shoemaker and she survives. John had been a...