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...

Movie night slated

OTTAWA — A Family Fun Movie Night will be held at 6 p.m. April 22 at the Putnam County District Library, Ottawa. There is no charge to attend. The event is sponsored by the Friends of the Putnam County District Library.

College sports: Bluffton University hires Dorrel as head football coach

BLUFFTON — Bluffton University has hired Hanover College defensive coordinator Denny Dorrel as its new head football coach, the school announced. Dorrel, a graduate of Hanover College, was Hanover’s recruiting coordinator and academic coordinator last season. He...

Prep track: O-G sweeps team titles at Bath Invite

LIMA — Ottawa-Glandorf’s boys and girls track teams swept the team titles Friday at the Lima Bath Jim Ehresman Invitational. O-G’s boys team scored 118 points, well ahead of runner-up Bluffton (81) and third-place Van Wert (88). Matias Trampe-Kindt was a triple...

Saturday’s scoreboard

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL American League East Division W L Pct GB Tampa Bay 6 5 .545 — Toronto 6 5 .545 — Boston 5 6 .455 1 New York 5 6 .455 1 Baltimore 4 6 .400 1½ Central Division W L Pct GB Detroit 5 2 .714 — Chicago 6 5 .545 1 Cleveland 5 6 .455 2 Kansas City...

Bobbie M. Wolfinger

Bobbie M. Wolfinger, 84, of Findlay, passed away on Thursday, April 10, 2014, at the Bridge Hospice Care Center. Bob was born on June 20, 1929 in Green Camp, Ohio to Merle and Opal (Sharp) Wolfinger. Bob married Kathryn Gosnell in July of 1948, and they shared 66 years together....

Brett Wiseman

Brett G. Wiseman, 55, of Findlay, died Thursday. Arrangements are pending at Coldren-Crates Funeral Home.

Betty Maxine Williams

Betty Maxine Williams, age 84, of Findlay died at 12:20 p.m. Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at Birchaven Village. She was born October 29, 1929 to the late Jesse and Alice (Yater) Rose. On June 7, 1947, she married Loren E. Williams and he preceded her in death on May 11, 2011. She was...

Marie Shoemaker-Thompson

Marie Shoemaker-Thompson, formerly of Findlay, passed away September 17, 2013, at the age of 54. A private memorial will take place in Maple Grove Cemetery, with a Celebration of her Life to follow, Saturday, May 17 at 5 p.m. in Findlay. Past friends and family are welcome....

Oakwoods to host ‘Picnics in Parks’

The Hancock Park District will host “Picnics in the Parks” in May and June. Families should bring a lunch. After the meal, a program about animal diets will be held with crafts, activities and a hike. The picnics and programs will be held at 11:30 a.m. May 20 and June...