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On Deck: Track and field takes center stage

Track and field takes center stage today and we’ll have the latest on all of the action on the oval tonight here at The Courier. Courier writer Ted Radick will be at Clymer Stadium today as Columbus Grove tries to defend its titles at the Bulldog Invitational. Also tonight...

Marathon workers happiest in nation, Business Insider says

Marathon Petroleum has the most satisfied workers in the U.S., reported Business Insider, in New York, on Thursday. Marathon Petroleum was competing with nearly 400 companies among the Fortune 500 based on employees’ survey responses. Marathon Petroleum ranks 33rd on the Fortune...

Police seize drugs, gun from George Street home

Findlay police said a stolen firearm and drugs were discovered this morning inside a city home. Officers at 8:30 a.m. today enacted a search warrant of 216 George St. on information of a stolen firearm from Risingsun. They arrested resident Phillip A. M. Bibler, 20, on multiple...

Toledo temperature breaks record

TOLEDO (AP) — Winter temperatures are refusing to go away in northwestern Ohio. The thermometer dropped to 19 degrees in Toledo Wednesday morning, breaking a 139-year-old record for the same date set in 1875. It was a harsh reminder of winter after temperatures rose into...

Clarification

Those attending an antiques program at 6 p.m. April 28 at the Putnam County District Library, Ottawa, will be permitted to bring one item to be appraised, excluding coins, stamps and weapons. Registration is required by calling the library at 419-523-3747.

Adoption keeps siblings together

By SARA ARTHURS Staff Writer A group of professionals gathered to raise awareness of child abuse also got to witness the adoption of a toddler on Wednesday. Brian and Martha Davis adopted their daughter, Autumn, 17 months, in a ceremony at St. Andrew’s United Methodist...

Thursday calendar

TODAY Findlay Senior Center, 339 E. Melrose Ave.; fitness center open, 5 a.m.-9 p.m.; billiards, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.; EnhanceFitness, 9-9:50 a.m.; Legal Aid of Western Ohio, 9 a.m.-noon, by appointment for those 60 and older; Hancock Historical Museum series, “Downtown Department...

Developmental screenings offered

OTTAWA — Putnam County Help Me Grow early childhood specialists will offer developmental screenings to Putnam County infants, toddlers and preschoolers from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday. Screenings available include hearing, vision, physical development (crawling, walking,...

Richardson named Ohio’s Elk of the Year

Kevin Richardson of Findlay Elks Lodge 75 has been named Ohio Elk of the Year for the 2013-2014 lodge year. He received the honor April 5 at the Ohio Elks Lodge convention in Columbus. Richardson had been named Findlay Elk of the Year for his service as president of Elks Lodge 75...