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Susan J. Williams

OTTAWA — Susan J. Williams, 52, of Ottawa, died 5:10 a.m. Thursday, March 13, 2014 at Putnam County Ambulatory Care Center, Glandorf. She was born June 4, 1961 in Lima to the late Willard B. and Goldie M. (Marks) Williams. She is survived by her son: Sam Williams of Ottawa;...

Charlene Elizabeth Stephens

Charlene Elizabeth Stephens, 82, of Findlay, passed away at 9:40 a.m. on Friday, March 14, 2014 at Bridge Hospice Care Center, Bowling Green. She was born on April 8, 1931 to the late Lawrence “Bud” and Margaret “Peg” (Mays) Young. She married Loyd G....

Robert Dallas Karn

Robert Dallas Karn, age 74, of Findlay, died at 1:18 a.m. on Friday, March 14, 2014 at Blanchard Valley Hospital. He was born on July 27, 1939 in Vanlue, Ohio to the late Albert I. and Lela (Reynolds) Karn. On December 19, 1973, he married Joyce Miller and she survives. Also...

Rosemary ‘Mary’ Hohman

BOWLING GREEN — Rosemary “Mary” Hohman, 94, of Bowling Green, passed away Friday, March 14, 2014. Rosemary was born in Tiffin, Ohio to the late John and Alma (Seifert) Fraley. On December 22, 1936 she met the love of her life Leo Hohman at a Christmas party and...

Letters to the Editor 03-15-14

FRACKING CAN BE ABUSIVE A counterpoint is needed to the column by Mark Cares (Page A4, March 14). Certainly, fracking and horizontal drilling do offer new opportunities in eastern Ohio and other Appalachian areas adversely impacted by the EPA’s “war on coal” in...

Our downtown

Judging from the reaction this week, the discussion about changing the look and feel of Findlay’s downtown has hit a nerve. While that extent of the pushback might not have been expected, it’s understandable. Regardless of one’s age, or position in the...

Saturday’s scoreboard

PREP GIRLS BASKETBALL OHSAA State Tournament At Value City Arena Thursday’s State Semifinals Division II Kettering Alter 50, Toledo Rogers 47 Millersburg West Holmes 49, Akron St. Vincent-St. Mary 45 FINAL: Kettering Alter (29-0) vs. Millersburg West Holmes (28-0),...

Herman Fredritz

ALVADA — Herman Fredritz, 91, of Alvada, died at 2:30 a.m. Friday at his residence. Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Stombaugh-Batton Funeral Home, Carey. The Mass will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Our Lady of Consolation, Carey....

Girls state basketball: Ms. Basketball Mitchell leads Princeton past Tol. Notre Dame

By The Associated Press COLUMBUS — Ms. Basketball Kelsey Mitchell scored 23 points and top-ranked Cincinnati Princeton beat Toledo Notre Dame Academy 60-52 Saturday night in a Division I girls state semifinal at Ohio State’s Value City Arena. Carlie Pogue added 18...

All-NCC basketball: Falcons’ Holderman, Upper’s Vent first-team picks

Riverdale’s Lee Holderman and Upper Sandusky’s Wes Vent earned first-team honors as the North Central Conference released its’ all-league boys basketball selections for the 2013-14 season. Holderman, a senior, scored 15.6 points and grabbed 2.9 rebounds per game...