State money would aid Kan Du plans

By DENISE GRANT STAFF WRITER Kan Du art studio is looking for more than just elbow room. It wants to become part of a community visual arts center. Kan Du leaders want to move from their quarters at 329 S. Main St. in downtown Findlay, and state government is offering money to...

Letters to the Editor 03-20-14

LET’S DO OTHER WORK FIRST I’m not against the downtown improvements, but we should be sure it will benefit the entire community, and is not just some dream of city officials and a few “young professionals.” Before anything like this is considered, it needs...

For art’s sake

Ohio’s proposed $2.4 billion capital budget bill, introduced this week, includes funding for typical brick-and-mortar projects like public school buildings, roads and sewers. But House Bill 483 also backs projects that would help educate and train the state’s...

Kindergarten screening set

FOSTORIA — St. Wendelin Catholic School will hold kindergarten screening from 9:15 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday. Children must be age 5 by Sept. 30 in order to enroll. The school is still accepting enrollments. Parents and students should meet at the St. Wendelin Parish Life...

Club to discuss Southern cooking

The Findlay-Hancock County Public Library’s Cookbook Club will meet at 11 a.m. March 27. This month’s theme is Southern cooking, inspired by the Community Read title “The Help.” Participants will talk about classic recipes and are invited to share their...

Putnam County Cancer Assistance Program sets annual fundraiser

OTTAWA — The Putnam County Cancer Assistance Program will hold its annual auction and dance benefit April 12 at the Ottawa Knights of Columbus hall. The doors will open at 5 p.m., with the auction at 6 p.m. The dance will be held from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Admission is $5. Food...

Girls invited to spring break day camp

The Girl Scouts of Western Ohio will host “Camp Like a Girl,” a spring break day camp open to girls in kindergarten through third grade who are not currently enrolled in Girl Scouts. The camp will be held from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. April 2 and 3 at First Lutheran...

Sprague honored by health organizations

State Rep. Robert Sprague was presented with the 2013 Award for Legislative Excellence at the Ohio Association of County Behavioral Health Authorities’ annual Legislative Day, held Tuesday at the Ohio Statehouse. The organization represents Ohio’s alcohol, drug...

College Basketball: Battle of Ohio set

By JOHN WAWROW AP Sports Writer BUFFALO, N.Y. — Dayton coach Archie Miller has known Ohio State’s Thad Matta long enough to not be fooled by his mentor’s friendly, outgoing demeanor. “You know how it is. He’ll walk around with a smile on his...

Prep Basketball: Franklin’s Kennard is Ohio’s Mr. Basketball

By RUSTY MILLER AP Sports Writer COLUMBUS — When you ask Luke Kennard where he’s going to play college basketball, he lists five of the biggest names in the sport and then quickly adds, “Not in any particular order.” Those schools already know he’s...