Refinery work hurts Marathon profits

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER Scheduled maintenance idled Marathon Petroleum Corp.’s two largest refineries, causing profit to plunge 73 percent last quarter to $199 million, the company reported Thursday. Earnings in the January-March quarter amounted to 67 cents per share,...

County officials urged to ‘stay the course’ on flood control

By DENISE GRANT STAFF WRITER Hancock County’s commissioners were urged to “stay the course” on flood control Thursday. Findlay Mayor Lydia Mihalik and Kathy Kreuchauf, president of the Community Foundation, attended Thursday’s meeting and encouraged the...

Public Record

Docket From the public records of the Findlay Police Department: Police Department A Findlay woman reported Tuesday that her ex-boyfriend had violated a restraining order she had filed against him. An individual was taken to Blanchard Valley Hospital after being bitten by a dog...

Nonna Johnson

NORTH BALTIMORE — Nonna Ellen (McEwen) Johnson, 88, of Florida, died April 24 in Florida. Arrangements are pending at Smith-Crates Funeral Home, North Baltimore.

Joyce Holman-Hayes

FOSTORIA — A celebration of life for Joyce E. Holman-Hayes, 85, of Fostoria, will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday at Hoening Funeral Home, Fostoria. Visitation will be held two hours prior to the celebration Saturday at the funeral home. Mrs. Holman-Hayes died at 6:08 p.m....

Sam Boedicker

OTTAWA — A funeral for Sam Lee “Old Goat” Boedicker, 78, of Ottawa and formerly of Lakeview, will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday at Hartman Sons Funeral Home, Columbus Grove, the Rev. William Crunk officiating. Visitation will be held two hours prior to the funeral...

Carol J. Heldman

MOUNT CORY — Carol J. Heldman, 74, of Mt. Cory, passed away on Monday, April 21, 2014 at her residence. Her caregiver was her daughter, Ladonna Greer, of Mt. Cory. Carol was born on February 29, 1940 to Harold and Clair (Martin) Kline. In 1964 Carol married Terry Greer and...

Doris Wittebort

Doris Wittebort, 93, of Bradenton, FL and formerly of Findlay, died at 10:10 a.m., Tuesday, April 29, 2014, at Surrey Place in Bradenton, FL. She was born on November 10, 1920, in Hancock County to the late Earl J. and Cora D. (Roberts) Miller. She married Bernard...

Hydrant flushing

The Findlay Water Distribution Department will flush hydrants today from McManness Avenue east to Hancock County 236, and from Tiffin Avenue north to Fostoria Avenue.