Police officer honored

PERRYSBURG — A Carey police officer was recently honored by Owens Community College’s Alumni Association for his actions following a fatal shooting last year. Sutton A. Flick, of Findlay, was presented the “Outstanding Police Award.” On the night of Nov....

BVC renewal levy on primary ballot

By DENISE GRANT STAFF WRITER Blanchard Valley Center’s five-year, 2.5-mill levy is up for renewal in the May 6 primary election. The levy, which generates about $3 million each year, accounts for nearly 25 percent of the center’s operating revenue. Together with the...

A good day

If Hancock County isn’t careful, it could get a reputation as being a caring, giving community. Of course, that’s been the case for years, but this past weekend reinforced it. Saturday brought out our best and should give us all another reason to be proud of where we...

Alvin L. Williamson

BENTON RIDGE — Alvin L. Williamson, 71, of Benton Ridge, passed away at 12:54 p.m. on Sunday, April 27, 2014 at his residence. Alvin was born April 23, 1943, to the late Harold Logan and Elsie Pearl (Preston) Williamson. He is survived by his sisters: Lora Welch of Rawson,...

Madeline Paige Ellingsworth

Madeline Paige Ellingsworth, born September 17, 1997, in Normal, IL, became God’s angel on April 28, 2014. She was the cherished princess of David and Julie (Kane) Ellingsworth and a beloved sister to Brody Ellingsworth. She is survived by her grandparents, Joseph and Nancy...

Keith E. Bibler

Keith E. Bibler, 83, formerly of Arlington, died at 2:15 p.m. Saturday, April 26, 2014 at his residence in Findlay. He was born October 19, 1930 in Van Wert to the late Loren E. & Treva O. (Vanatta) Bibler. Keith married Joan L. Crosser June 16, 1956. He is survived by his...

City officials quarreling about emails

By JOY BROWN STAFF WRITER Findlay administrators and city Auditor Jim Staschiak are quarreling again, this time over emails. City administrators obtained certain auditor’s office emails directly from the city’s computer personnel, without consulting Staschiak. That...

Letters to the Editor 04-29-14

MUCH MORE THAN A STROLL The Findlay Walk MS is so much more than an “annual fundraiser to benefit the Ohio Buckeye chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.” (Courier, April 28, Page A3) It is the tireless efforts of staff from the Maumee office combined...

Janet Balbaugh

WEST LEIPSIC — Janet Balbaugh, 68, of West Leipsic, died 8:14 p.m. Sunday, April 27, 2014 at Toledo Hospital. She was born February 7, 1946 in Hamler to the late Henry and Margaret (Wilson) Fackler. On March 2, 1965, she married Robert Balbaugh, Jr. who survives. Janet is...

Hydrant flushing

The city of Findlay will flush hydrants today from Bright Road east to Hancock County 237, and from the Blanchard River north to Tiffin Avenue; and from McManness Avenue east to Hancock County 236, and from Tiffin Avenue north to Fostoria Avenue.