Boys regional basketball: LCC defeats Ottawa-Glandorf

By ANDREW WILLIAMS STAFF WRITER BOWLING GREEN — Speed is a great equalizer for an undersized team that is overmatched, or an underdog team playing against a favored opponent, because it provides the opportunity to dictate tempo and pace of play. For a team that is the clear...

Regional boys basketball: T-Birds take latest edition of LCC/O-G rivalry

By MICHAEL BURWELL STAFF WRITER BOWLING GREEN — Lima Central Catholic got over the hump that is Ottawa-Glandorf during tournament play. The Thunderbirds’ past three seasons ended at the hands of O-G, but in a Division III regional final Saturday night at Bowling Green...

Herman E. Fredritz

Herman E. Fredritz, 91, of Alvada, died Friday, March 14, 2014 at 2:30 a.m. at his residence. Born on November 3, 1922 in Seneca County, Ohio, he was the son of the late John and Matilda (Reinhart) Fredritz. On May 17, 1947 he married Gerry E. Steinmetz at St. Mary’s...

Henry Norris

Henry D. “Bud” Norris, 90, of Fostoria, died Saturday at Good Shepherd Home, Fostoria. Arrangements are pending at Mann-Hare-Hoening Funeral Home, Fostoria.

Margaret A ‘Peg’ Geise

Margaret A “Peg” Geise, 87, of Delphos, died Saturday, March 15, 2014 surrounded by her loving family at Vancrest Healthcare Center. Margaret was born on January 25, 1927 to Clarence and Leona (Molter) Swick of Allen County, Ohio. On August 13, 1947, Margaret was...

Hardin County fire displaces rural family

FOREST — Fire displaced a rural Forest family early Sunday morning, according to the American Red Cross. The fire was reported at 9:18 a.m. Sunday at 14710 Hardin County 2, according to the Hardin County Sheriff’s Office. No information on the fire was available late...

Prep basketball: Seniors strut stuff at Fostoria All-Star games

By ANDY WOLF for the courier FOSTORIA — Carey’s Hannah Draper launched a deep but unsuccessful 3-pointer as time expired and the East girls team survived 67-65 over the West in the 42nd annual Fostoria Athletic Boosters All-Star basketball games Sunday at Fostoria...

Owner battles back from health issues

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER Tim DeHaven went into St. Rita’s Medical Center for heart valve repair surgery and a three- to five-day stay in 2011. His life has never been the same. The owner of DeHaven Home & Garden Showplace ran into complications, and when he left Ohio...

A pruned DeHaven’s reopens

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER Five months after it closed, Findlay’s DeHaven Home & Garden Showplace will reopen today at 15276 U.S. 224 East. The longtime business will offer trees, flowers, shrubs, and other landscaping and gardening goods, lawn mowers and grills, and...

Letters to the Editor 03-17-14

RIVER SHOULD BE A PRIORITY I would like to congratulate the farmers who organized and presented themselves to a “closed to the public” Army Corps of Engineers meeting in 2013. Finally, 80 miles of the Blanchard River is supposed to be cleaned of wood, debris and...