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UP: School security usually doesn’t get much attention until a tragedy occurs like the one at Sandy Hook Elementary School in December 2012. So we’re glad Findlay City Schools is following through with its plan to make all its building entrances more secure. The new...

Saturday’s scoreboard

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL American League East Division W L Pct GB New York 13 10 .565 — Baltimore 11 11 .500 1½ Toronto 11 12 .478 2 Boston 11 13 .458 2½ Tampa Bay 10 12 .455 2½ Central Division W L Pct GB Detroit 12 8 .600 — Cleveland 11 11 .500 2 Kansas City 11 11 .500...

UF sports: Warner, Oilers tied for second at GLIAC championship meet

NEW ALBANY — The University of Findlay’s Shelby Warner is tied for second in the medalist scoring and the Oilers are second in the team standings after Friday’s first round of the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference women’s golf championships...

Prep baseball, softball: Defiance nips O-G

GLANDORF –Throwing errors on consecutive infield hits allowed Defiance to score a run in the top of the 12th inning on Friday and the Bulldogs were able to extend their Western Buckeye League winning streak to 72 games with a dramatic 2-1 win over Ottawa-Glandorf. Defiance...

Prep softball: Kirian, Benschoter pose double trouble for foes

      By SCOTT COTTOS For The Courier FOSTORIA — One is a full-blooded, record-breaking hitter whose pitching skills are considerable but probably won’t be needed once she advances to college softball. The other considers pitching her craft, but...

Prep track: Liberty-Benton girls capture team title at Eastwood Relays

PEMBERVILLE — Liberty-Benton’s girls track team took the team championship Friday at the Eastwood Relays. The Eagles’ 1,600-meter relay team of Katie Hyre, Leah Recker, Mackenzie Briggs and Megan Peplinski placed first in 4:14.49 to help L-B to 100 team points....

Winifred Jean Reid

WALNUT CREEK — Winifred Jean Reid (nee Hilty) passed away Friday, April 25, 2014 at Walnut Creek. Born in Findlay on November 20, 1930 to Sidney and MaeOla (Amstutz) Hilty, Jean will be missed by her husband Leslie Reid of Walnut Creek; two brothers, Donald of Alexandria,...

Dunkirk library seeks operating levy

By RYAN DUNN staff writer KENTON — Library officials are asking voters in northern Hardin County to approve a levy May 6 that would fund additional hours of operation and new books. The top priority is to expand hours at the Hardin Northern Public Library in Dunkirk,...

Hite outspends opponents, makes $50,000 donation

By DENISE GRANT STAFF WRITER State Sen. Cliff Hite, R-Findlay, is outspending his two challengers in the Republican primary, but he’s contributing even more to the campaigns of other Ohio Senate candidates. Hite is opposed by Corey Shankleton, of Kunkle, and Milo Schaffner,...

Fishery biologists predict good fishing this season

Lake Erie and its tributaries make up one of the most important sport fisheries in North America. Good fishermen know how to catch fish, but the best anglers have secret information. Well, you might say the Division of Wildlife has let the “catfish out of the bag” by...