On Deck: L-B can clinch BVC baseball title today

There’s a big Friday of local sports set for today and we’ll have the latest on all of the action from around the region for you here at The Courier. There is plenty of softball out at the Marathon Diamonds as the University of Findlay hosts the Great Lakes Intercollegiate...

Fifth Third Bank donates $250,000 to performing arts center

Fifth Third Bank today donated $250,000 to the Hancock County Performing Arts Center, the governing board of the Marathon Center for the Performing Arts. Bob LaClair, president of Fifth Third Bank in northwestern Ohio, presented a check to the board at a press conference held at...

Cooper Tire reports lower profits for first quarter of 2014

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co.’s profit declined 19 percent from a year earlier to $45.4 million last quarter. Earnings amounted to 72 cents per share, down from 89 cents per share in the January-March quarter a year earlier. Sales declined 7.6 percent to $796.5 million. “Cooper is...

Van Buren man wanted for questioning about SUV crash

The Hancock County Sheriff’s Office is asking for help in bringing in a Van Buren man for questioning. The sheriff’s office said 23-year-old Andre “L.D.” White is wanted for questioning about a car crash and a stolen vehicle. Early Thursday morning, a 2007...

A nice arrangement all the way around

By JEANNIE WILEY WOLF STAFF WRITER CAREY — If you have sheet music for the 2013 animated Disney film, “Frozen,” you have Mark Johnson to thank. The Mount Blanchard man makes his living turning movie soundtracks and pop songs into sheet music for the Hal Leonard Corp.,...

4-H club to join with Gleaners for gardening project

Children in a Van Buren 4-H club will create a garden with the purpose of donating produce to those in need. The Millstream Farmers club will create 10 raised garden beds in the 100 block of North Main Street in Findlay from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday as part of the Join Hands with...

Cygnet alumni banquet planned

BOWLING GREEN — The biennial Cygnet alumni banquet will be held May 31 at the Bowling Green Country Club, 923 Fairview Ave., Bowling Green. There will be a social hour and cash bar starting at 4 p.m., followed by a buffet at 5 p.m. Jim Burnside and Kenny Searfoss will...

Crossing to close

McCOMB — The North Liberty Street crossing in McComb will be closed to traffic from Monday through Friday for the replacement of railroad ties.

Library planning Storytime Station

FOREST — Storytime Station will be held at 10:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Forest-Jackson Public Library. Activities include stories, songs, crafts and snacks. It will be the last program for the school year and will resume after Labor Day. The library will again host a...

McComb Library hosts therapy dogs

McCOMB — Come read with E-Z, a certified therapy dog, and his owner from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, or read with Jasmine and her owner on Saturday, May 31, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the McComb Public Library.