Sectional softball: Vanlue’s Kliesch strikes out 17

VANLUE — Vanlue freshman Olivia Kliesch recorded 17 strikeouts as the Wildcats edged Waynesfield-Goshen 6-5 in a nine-inning Division IV sectional semifinal on Monday. Vanlue advances to the sectional final at New Riegel (19-4) Thursday at 5 p.m. Haley Bonham had a double, two...

Prep baseball: Errors costly for Trojans in loss to Toledo St. John’s

TOLEDO — Errors were costly for Findlay High School’s baseball team Monday night as the Trojans dropped a 5-1 Three Rivers Athletic Conference game to Toledo St. John’s. Desmond Lino (2-4) was the loser on the hill as he allowed five runs, just one earned, on six hits...

Joe Worthington

ADA — Joe E. Worthington, age 84, died Saturday, May 10, 2014 at 2:00 PM at The Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio. He was born on April 14, 1930 in Alger to Edward J. and Anna Margaret (Campbell) Worthington who preceded him in death. On August 24, 1950...

McComb school board meeting

McCOMB — McComb school board will meet at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in the school cafeteria. The meeting time has been changed.

Hydrant flushing

Findlay will flush hydrants today in the area of Hancock County 236 east to Marion Township 242, and from Ohio 568 north to Ohio 12; and from Hancock County 95 east to Hancock County 236, and from Fostoria Avenue north to Hancock County 212.

Wyandot crash leaves one driver in critical condition

UPPER SANDUSKY — A Mount Victory driver remained in critical condition Monday following a two-car crash at the intersection of Ohio 53 and Wyandot County 44 at 5:10 p.m. Friday. Rachel Eastman, 22, was hospitalized at St. Rita’s Medical Center, Lima. Her passenger,...

Farmer’s wife killed by tractor

WHARTON — A Wyandot County man ran over and killed his wife in a farming accident. Sandra Lee Walter, 71, of 10339 County 91, Wharton, died at about 9 a.m. Saturday at a farm along Ohio 293, near Wharton, according to a report from Wyandot County Sheriff’s Deputy...

McComb Council wants to clarify police chief duties

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer McCOMB — McComb Council is upgrading the job description for its village police chief to clarify the duties and responsibilities. Village Council will meet as an informal committee-of-the-whole at 5:45 p.m. June 9 to again ponder the subject....

Mount Blanchard cleanup Saturday

MOUNT BLANCHARD — The village of Mount Blanchard will be having a “Change Your World Day” from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. Volunteers are being sought to help with spring park cleaning, painting various areas in the village, planting flowers, mulching, litter...

Public Record

Docket From the public records of the Findlay Police Department and the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office: Police Department A hit-skip traffic crash was noted Saturday on East Foulke Avenue at North Blanchard Street. A Prentiss Avenue citizen on Saturday reported receiving...