June Conine

June Conine, 87, of Findlay died at 1:02 p.m. Sunday at Blanchard Valley Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Coldren-Crates Funeral Home.

How many crossings are there in Findlay?

Q: Our fifth-period language arts and reading class discussed how many railroad crossings Findlay has. We couldn’t find the information. Can you help? — Roseann Jagla Halliday, teacher, Glenwood Middle School, Findlay. A: Yes. There are 43 crossings, including 22...

Oakwoods to host scavenger hunt

Chris Allen, Hancock Parks District program assistant, will lead a scavenger hunt for kids from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 5, from “Doc” Phillips Discovery Center in Oakwoods Nature Preserve. The hike will search the woods for the first signs of spring. For more...

‘Ready for School’ program planned

The Findlay-Hancock County Library will host a seminar on preparing children for school from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. The program, called “Every Child Ready for School: Simple Tips and Techniques for Everyday Learning,” will be a monthly one that will take...

Kiwanis Club sets pancake day

ADA — The Ada Kiwanis Club will hold its 62nd annual pancake and sausage day from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Ada High School cafeteria, 725 W. North Ave. Dine in and carryout will be available. Tickets are $7 while children 10 and younger will be admitted free....

John Motter joins soybean board’s executive panel

John Motter, a Jenera farmer, was recently appointed to the executive committee of the United Soybean Board, the national organization that uses farmer contributions to market and promote research and development of soybeans and soy products. He was also appointed chairman of the...

Public Record

Docket From the public records of the Findlay Police Department and the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office: Police Department Two motorists each were ticketed Friday for having a suspended license after separate traffic inquiries in the 100 block of Walnut Street and the 100...

Monday calendar

TODAY Senior Center, fitness center open, 5 a.m.-9 p.m.; billiards, 8-4 p.m.; SilverSneakers Splash, 8:30-9:30 a.m., Birchaven; SilverSneakers classic, 9-9:50 a.m.; SilverSneakers yoga, 10-10:50 a.m.; water exercise class with open swim, 10-11 a.m., Birchaven; Delay the...

University unveils tuition calculator

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER In terms of tuition costs, the University of Findlay is trending toward transparency. The university is following a growing national trend of being more open about tuition prices, graduation rates and other factors considered by students when deciding...

Gun permits on the rise

By RYAN DUNN STAFF WRITER The Hancock County Sheriff’s Office in 2013 issued more than twice as many concealed-carry permits as in 2012, following a statewide trend. Licenses were granted last year to 858 new applicants and 351 renewal applicants as part of Ohio’s...