Area colleges: Breitigam 14th in final event at NCAAs

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Ohio Northern’s Jordan Breitigam finished 14th in the 200-yard butterfly on Friday at the 2014 NCAA Division III men’s swimming and diving championships in Indianapolis. Breitigam’s time of 1:50.37 in the “B” consolation...

Flood work

Despite what some believe, Hancock and Putnam counties are making steady progress reducing property damage when the Blanchard River floods. Since one of our worst floods, in 2007, more than $6 million in federal, state and local tax dollars have been used to purchase over 100...

Betty Kathryn Wirt

ADA — Betty Kathryn Wirt, age 87, died on Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at 9:05 p.m. at the Mennonite Memorial Home, Bluffton. She was born on April 2, 1926 in Pittsburgh, PA to William and Elizabeth (Hasson) Knox and they preceded her in death. On May 15, 1946 she married Merle...

Roger Smith

FOSTORIA — A memorial visitation for Roger Dale Smith, 65, of Fostoria, will be held from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at Mann-Hare-Hoening Funeral Home, Fostoria. Mr. Smith died Thursday, March 20, 2014, at his residence. Surviving are his wife, Ruth (Haubert) Smith; three...

Lois J. Comer

Lois J. Comer, 86, of Findlay, died at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, March 20, 2014 at St. Catherine’s Manor of Findlay. Lois was born on January 22, 1928 in Joliet, Illinois, to the Late Frank and Grace (Cherry) Lindberg. She married Richard L. Comer and he preceded her in death...

William Bohanon

FOSTORIA — William “Bo” Bohanon, 37, of Fostoria, died Thursday at Fostoria Community Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home, Fostoria.

Marjorie Schindler

UPPER SANDUSKY — A funeral for Marjorie L. Schindler, 88, of Upper Sandusky, will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Bringman Clark Funeral Home, Upper Sandusky, the Revs. Andy Schindler and Jim Stauffer officiating. Burial will be in Old Mission Cemetery, Upper Sandusky....

Ann Newcomer

Ann E. Newcomer, 68, of Findlay, died at 6:40 p.m. Friday at Blanchard Valley Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Kirkpatrick-Behnke Funeral Home.

Saturday’s Scoreboard

PREP BOYS BASKETBALL OHSAA State Tournament At Value City Arena THURSDAY’S STATE SEMIFINALS Division II Norwalk 72, Dayton Thurgood Marshall 64 Columbus Watterson 56, Akron St. Vincent-St. Mary 51 FINAL: Norwalk (28-1) vs. Columbus Watterson (26-2), Saturday, 10:30 a.m....
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