Hospital officials to speak Friday

Dr. William H. Kose, chief quality officer for the Blanchard Valley Health System, and Scott Malaney, president and CEO of the system, will give a health care update at the Republican Party’s First Friday Luncheon. The luncheon will be held at 11:30 a.m. Friday at American...

Fostoria Farmers Market to begin

FOSTORIA — The initial Fostoria Farmers Market for the season will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday in the parking lot of the former KeyBank, 133 W. Tiffin St. The market will include vendors offering flowers, plants, silk flower arrangements, vegetables, handmade...

Ralph Johnson

Ralph Seeds Johnson, 76, of Hartford City, Indiana, died at 10:35 a.m. Saturday, April 26, 2014, at his residence. Local survivors include a son, Timothy A. (Vivian) of Arlington. There will be no service at this time. Memorials may be made to IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital...

College softball: UF softball to face top-seed ODU in GLIAC tournament

The University of Findlay softball team will face top-seeded Ohio Dominican in a 10 a.m. contest on Friday in the first round of the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference being hosted by UF and being played at the Marathon Diamonds Complex. Ohio Dominican, 25-25...

Corn planting time is tricky

It is time for farmers to plant corn, an unsettling time when all preparations have been completed and the only thing holding them back is the right weather and field conditions. Our farmers like to plant corn from the last week of April through about May 10. University data has...

Soybean farmers can request referendum on assessment

Soybean farmers can request a referendum on the soybean checkoff assessment, which is paid when a grower sells beans. To be eligible to make the request, farmers must certify and provide documentation that shows they produced soybeans and paid an assessment on the beans between...

Martha Smith

JENISON, Mich. — Martha Louise Smith, 92, of Jenison, Mich., and formerly of Findlay, died at 7:25 p.m. Sunday. Arrangements are pending at Kirkpatrick-Behnke Funeral Home.

Police department adds three officers

Three officers joined the Findlay Police Department during a ceremony Monday morning. The new officers are Ryan Hackworth, 26, Jordan Breece, 25, and Dan Griffith, 27. Hackworth had previously worked for the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office as a corrections officer and...

Planning underway for Cookie Festival

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer McCOMB — Plans have begun for this summer’s Cookie Festival in McComb, Village Council learned Monday. Nedra Aller, one of the organizers, said the festival will run from Aug. 1 to 3. Council agreed to allow the village park and swimming...

University of Findlay proceeding with stadium financing plans

The University of Findlay continues to put together financing for its future lacrosse/football stadium. Athletic Director Steven Rackley said Monday an announcement on stadium financing is expected to be made in the near future, and university officials hope work can start in...