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James Wills

MARION — James R. Wills, 55, of Marion, died Sunday at his residence. Arrangements are pending at Lucas-Batton Funeral Home, Upper Sandusky.

Helen Robertson

UPPER SANDUSKY — A funeral for Helen M. Robertson, 76, of Upper Sandusky, will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Lucas-Batton Funeral Home, Upper Sandusky, the Rev. David Robertson officiating. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery, Upper Sandusky. Visitation will be held from 5...

Cooper Tire executives’ pay declines

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. Chief Executive Officer Roy Armes’ compensation declined 15 percent in 2013 to $5.8 million as the company’s profits plunged. Cooper’s earnings for 2013 fell by nearly 50 percent to $111 million, and sales...

Commissioner candidates combative

By DENISE GRANT STAFF WRITER The two Republican candidates for Hancock County commissioner argued about flood control and a variety of other issues Monday at a forum held at the University of Findlay. Incumbent Phillip Riegle and his challenger in the May 6 primary, former...

Former county judge dies at 91

By RYAN DUNN staff writer The death of Richard Rinebolt, a retired Hancock County Common Pleas Court judge, on Monday marked the loss of a fair man who cared deeply for the law, friends and family said. Rinebolt had a lengthy career of public service to Findlay, Hancock County...