Letters to the Editor 04-25-14

A DRIVE-BY CELEBRATION It is shameful to know that Cooper Tire’s 100-year celebration will be only three and a half hours long on a scheduled workday where half of the plant employees will be able to attend a short portion of it. It is also shameful to learn that the...

Juvenile judge challenged

By RYAN DUNN Staff Writer OTTAWA — Putnam County’s prosecutor is trying to unseat the county’s probate and juvenile court judge in the May primary election. Prosecutor Gary Lammers is competing with Judge Michael Borer in the Democratic primary. The primary...

Backyard Mission Trip happens Saturday

Findlay and Hancock County will be alive with activity Saturday during the second annual Backyard Mission Trip. The one-day local service blitz is expected to see at least 220 projects being completed by an estimated 1,300 to 1,400 volunteers, said Becky Greeno, director of the...

Zion UM to host food pantry

Zion United Methodist Church is partnering with the West Ohio Food Bank to host a mobile food pantry with more than 10,000 pounds of free food on Saturday at the Liberty Township Fire Department, 7692 Hancock County 140. Food will be delivered at 8 a.m. Once it is unloaded and...

Mount Cory lodge plans luncheon

MOUNT CORY — A soup and salad luncheon will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Mount Cory Masonic Lodge #418, 16000 Ohio 235. There will be four kinds of soup available, including vegetable, chicken noodle, ham and bean and potato, along with 15 kinds of salad and...

Diabetes training slated in Ada

ADA — Area Agency on Aging 3 will offer diabetes self-management training from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesdays, May 13 through June 17 at Community Health Professionals of Ada. Registration is required Tuesday by calling 419-222-7723.

Quilters to meet

Ohio Star Quilters of Findlay will meet at 9:30 a.m. Monday at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 1701 Tiffin Ave. Following the business meeting and show-and-tell, Barbara Gabriel will present a program on “Hancock County Quilt Barn Blocks.” Anyone interested in...

Juanita Petersen

HAMLER — A funeral for Juanita Lorena Petersen, 91, of Hamler, will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at St. John Lutheran Church, Deshler, the Rev. Lindsay Shaner officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Visitation will be held from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday at...

Eunice Helene (Tank) Beagle

STODDARD, Wis. — Eunice Helene (Tank) Beagle, 45, of Stoddard, WI and formerly of Brillion, departed this life for a better one on Monday evening, April 21, 2014 as a result of an automobile accident near Stoddard. Eunice was born on July 7, 1968 in Beaver Dam, WI to James...

Friday 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.; SilverSneakers, 9-9:50 a.m.; Bible study, 9-10:30 a.m.; SilverSneakers yoga, 10-10:50 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.; Sequence and cards, 1-4 p.m.; SilverSneakers...