Hospital auxiliary volunteers honored

The Blanchard Valley Hospital Auxiliary held its annual volunteer recognition banquet Thursday at Birchaven Village. Volunteers who have served five, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40 and 50 or more years were recognized. The following volunteers received recognition for more than 25...

No Oaks column

Chris Oaks is off today. His “5 Questions with Chris Oaks” column will return next Saturday.

Transparency

Ohio’s budget may be balanced, but officials aren’t doing a very good job of allowing the public to see its online checkbook. The state is ranked fifth worst in the country when it comes to government spending transparency, according to “Following the Money...

Letters to the Editor 04-12-14

POT BENEFITS ARE NUMEROUS Google up “scientific research” and the real facts about the “cannabinoids in cannabis.” The video is a long one, filled with mind-blowing facts. It has several medical doctors discussing what the 60 different cannabinoids and THC...

Library to host antiques program

OTTAWA — A free program on antiques will be presented at 6 p.m. April 28 at the Putnam County District Library, Ottawa. Anne Stratton will show and discuss various antiques. Those attending the program will be permitted to bring one item to be appraised, excluding coins,...

YMCA plans summer glow run

The Findlay Family YMCA will sponsor its first Glow Run, a 5K fun run and walk, at 9 p.m. June 27 downtown. Registration will begin at 8:30 p.m. in the Marathon Petroleum Corp. parking lot. The cost to participate is $25, which includes a T-shirt and glow gear. Prizes will be...

Saturday calendar

TODAY Senior Center, fitness center open, 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Alcoholics Anonymous, closed book, 7:30 a.m., Pioneer Club; women’s New Beginnings open discussion, 10 a.m., Pioneer Club; Big Book open discussion, 10:30 a.m., Dry Haven, Fostoria; open discussion, noon, Pioneer Club;...

Opal Morrison

CAREY — Opal L. Morrison, 79, of Carey, died Friday at her residence. Arrangements are pending at Stombaugh-Batton Funeral Home, Carey.

Master Gardener to present program

Lauri Inkrott, a Hancock County Master Gardener volunteer, will speak at 6:30 p.m. Monday at the Findlay-Hancock County Public Library. The free presentation, titled “Gardening in Small Places,” is open to the public. She will discuss techniques for growing vegetables...

Marvin D. ‘Andy’ Anderson

Marvin D. “Andy” Anderson, 92, of Findlay, died at 8:00 p.m., Thursday, April 10, 2014, at the Sunrise Assisted Living, Findlay. He was born on August 18, 1921, in Hancock County to the late Ivan G. and Tracy (Rish) Anderson. He married Glenrose (Warner) on June 8,...