FHS roundup: Baseball wins in Curlis’ return

Connor Curlis made a triumphant return to the lineup, Grant Akin had three hits and scored three times, and Findlay High’s baseball team continued its current hot streak with a 5-2 win over Fremont Ross in a Three Rivers Athletic Conference game at the FHS Diamond on...

Prep softball: Arlington tops Arcadia in key BVC matchup

ARLINGTON — Arlington built a 5-0 lead, weathered Arcadia’s comeback bid, and took a huge step toward what could be a third straight Blanchard Valley Conference softball championship with a 5-2 victory over the Redskins in a matchup of BVC unbeatens on Wednesday....

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.; SilverSneakers yoga, 10-10:50 a.m.; SilverSneakers Splash, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Birchaven; lunch, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.; indoor pickleball,...

Felicia Johnson

Felicia Lee Johnson, 21, of Huntington Beach, Calif., and formerly of rural Jenera, died Sunday, April 20, 2014, in Huntington Beach. Local survivors include her father, James R. Johnson. A memorial service will be held at a later date at Good Hope Lutheran Church, Arlington.

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,...