Herbert D. ‘Bud’ Briggs Jr.

Herbert D. “Bud” Briggs, Jr., 80, of Findlay, died at 11:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 22, 2014. He was born in Findlay on February 12, 1934 to the late Herbert D. and Erma L. (Misamore) Briggs. He married Grace (Keckler) Helms and she preceded him in death on January 1,...

Frederick Aldrich

Frederick C. Aldrich, 93, of Findlay, died at 4:56 p.m. Wednesday at Birchaven Village. Arrangements are pending at Kirkpatrick-Behnke Funeral Home.

Barbara Hall

Barbara Ann Hall, 90, of Russells Point, died Tuesday, April 22, 2014, at Kingston Residence, Marion. A funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Shoffstall Funeral Home, Lakeview (937-842-2700). Burial will be in Harmon Cemetery, Gilboa.

Mary E. Gatchell

UPPER SANDUSKY — Mary E. Gatchell, 58, Upper Sandusky, died at 7:13 p.m. Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at Fairhaven Community, Upper Sandusky. Born in Upper Sandusky, Ohio on September 29, 1955, she was the daughter of the late Robert C. and Lorene C. (Dick) Stark. On September...

French-American alliance strong, ambassador says

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER The storied French-American alliance, which helped America win independence and rescued France in World War II, is better than ever, French Ambassador Francois Delattre said Wednesday in Findlay. That’s quite a turnaround from 10 years ago, when...

Turtles, snakes topic of program

Hancock Park District program assistant Chris Allen will present a program about turtles and snakes during an open house from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. May 18, in the Discovery Center at Oakwoods Nature Preserve, off Hancock County 144, west of Findlay. The program will include a story,...

Thursday’s Scoreboard

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL American League East Division W L Pct GB New York 12 9 .571 — Toronto 11 10 .524 1 Baltimore 10 10 .500 1½ Tampa Bay 10 10 .500 1½ Boston 10 12 .455 2½ Central Division W L Pct GB Detroit 10 8 .556 — Chicago 11 11 .500 1 Kansas City 10 10 .500 1...

Brian Walker

NORTH BALTIMORE — Brian Walker, 61, of North Baltimore, died at 4:50 p.m. Tuesday at Briar Hill Health Campus, North Baltimore. Arrangements are pending at Smith-Crates Funeral Home, North Baltimore.

Woman injured

A Findlay woman was injured Monday morning when she was hit by a pickup truck while crossing Morey Avenue. Police said Lisa Gonzales, 47, was taken to Blanchard Valley Hospital with minor injuries. Randy Geren, 50, of Fostoria, was cited for obstructing a crosswalk, police said....

Hydrant flushing

Findlay will flush hydrants today from Bright Road east to Hancock County 237, and from the Blanchard River north to Tiffin Avenue.