Jon L. Smalley

Jon L. Smalley, age 66, of Findlay and formerly of McComb, died Sunday, May 4, 2014 at the Bridge Hospice Care Center in Findlay. He was born November 30, 1947 in McComb to William and Dorotha (Russell) Smalley. On November 19, 1967 he married Sharon Cramer and she survives. Also...

Douglas L. Burgan

PERRYSBURG — Douglas L. Burgan, 67, of Perrysburg, Ohio, passed away due to esophageal cancer on April 28, 2014, at Hospice of Northwest Ohio in Perrysburg with his family by his side. He was born to Grover and Bonnie Burgan on March 7, 1947. Doug was a 1965 graduate of...

Elvera M. Beckman

OTTAWA — Elvera M. Beckman, 92, of Ottawa, died 4:00 a.m. Monday, May 5, 2014 at The Meadows at Putnam Acres. She was born December 29, 1921 in Leipsic to the late Louis and Amelia (Goedde) Schmenk. Elvera married Hubert Beckman who died in 1956. Elvera is survived by two...

Norman David Willier

McCOMB — Norman David Willier, 82, of McComb, Ohio, went to be with his Lord and Savior, at 11:59 a.m. on Sunday, May 4, 2014 at the Ohio Veterans Home in Sandusky, Ohio. Norm was born on June 19, 1931 in Findlay, Ohio to the late Norman J. and Florence (Cameron) Willier....

Dorothy E. Woolum

Dorothy E. Woolum, 90, of Findlay, passed away at 6:57 a.m. on Sunday, May 4, 2014 at Blanchard Valley Hospital, Findlay. She was born in Wayne County, Ohio on December 26, 1923 to the late John and Iro (Cutter) Wirt. On October 22, 1942 she married Harold E. Woolum and he...

Letters to the Editor 05-06-14

POSTAL FOOD PICKUP CUT For the last 22 years, the second Saturday in May has marked the National Association of Letter Carriers’ annual food drive. Over the years, the drive has grown into the largest single-day collection of food in the country, with donations totaling...

Rettig joins race for House seat

Findlay businessman Kevin Rettig filed Monday as an independent candidate for state representative in the 83rd District. Monday was the filing deadline for independent candidates to file candidacy petitions with Ohio’s election boards. Rettig’s candidacy means state...

County garage work advancing

By DENISE GRANT STAFF WRITER When Hancock County’s road workers and their equipment move into the new engineer’s garage, it will be a historic step. The $2.7 million garage off Lima Avenue is the first to be constructed specifically for the engineer’s office....

Voting results on website tonight

Voting results in a two-man race for Hancock County commissioner and a three-way contest for state senator will be posted tonight on The Courier’s website. Voters’ decisions about Van Buren school construction also will be posted at www.thecourier.com. The Courier...