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William Lusk Skipp

William Lusk Skipp passed away on April 24, 2014 in Findlay, Ohio after a lengthy illness. He was born on February 18, 1926 in Youngstown, Ohio, the eldest child of William M. Skipp, MD, and Florence Lusk Skipp, RN. Bill served the U.S. Army, and the 10th Mountain Division during...

Justin Cory Potteiger

VAN BUREN — Justin Cory Potteiger, 22, of Van Buren, passed away on Thursday, April 24, 2014. He was born March 31, 1992, in Findlay, Ohio to Keith and Stacy (Boggs) Potteiger. Justin was a graduate of Van Buren High School and was a member of their marching band and choir....

Paul G. Thompson

Paul G. Thompson, 79, husband of Doris (Saums) Thompson, lost his courageous 4-month battle with cancer on April 24, 2014. Born in Wadsworth, Ohio, in 1934, Paul’s love of travel and job opportunities inspired his moves to multiple locations (Columbus, Zanesville, Maumee,...

Patricia Ann Berg

UPPER SANDUSKY — Patricia Ann Berg, age 86, of Upper Sandusky, died at her residence at 12:20 p.m. on Thursday April 24, 2014. She was born Sept. 17, 1927 in Upper Sandusky to the late Anthony P. and Dorothy R. (Finkle) Shumaker. On Nov. 20, 1948 she married the late George...

Hydrant flushing

The Findlay Water Distribution Department will flush hydrants on Monday from Bright Road east to County 237, and from the Blanchard River north to Tiffin Avenue; from McManness Avenue east to County 236, and from Tiffin Avenue north to Fostoria Avenue.

Sheriff increasing patrols for prom time

The Hancock County Sheriff’s Office says it will have extra deputies on patrol during upcoming weekends, as prom activities are held at area high schools. The goal of the extra patrols will be to reduce traffic crashes, prevent underage alcohol consumption and drug abuse,...

Public Record

Docket From the public records of the Findlay Police Department and the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office: Police Department Domestic disputes happened Thursday on Emma Street, Walnut Street, and East Melrose Avenue. Minnesota police reported a Findlay man was committing...

More people recognize benefits of DNA testing

Chris Oaks spoke with Dr. Emily Conley of 23andMe, a private, commercial genetic testing company. Q: Friday, April 25, was designated DNA Day to commemorate the completion of the human genome project in 2003. Your company recently commissioned a survey to find out how much...

VB Schools hosting open house about bond issue

VAN BUREN — Van Buren Schools will hold another open house about the district’s request for a $29.3 million bond issue. The bond issue is on the May 6 ballot. If approved, the 37-year, 6.9-mill tax package would pay for building 37 new classrooms and a new gym at the...

Findlay City Schools asking voters to make 5.9-mill levy permanent

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER If voters renew a 5.9-mill operating levy for Findlay City Schools in May, they’ll never be asked to renew it again. That’s because the levy is up for renewal on a continuing basis, meaning it will last forever, as opposed to the five-year...