Prep softball: Elmwood rolling in NBC action

BLOOMDALE — Miranda Benschoter pitched a two-hitter and drove in two runs to lead Elmwood to an 11-1 Northern Buckeye Conference softball win over Otsego on Wednesday. Olivia Myers and Madison Arnold also drove in two runs as Elmwood, 17-3 overall and 9-1 in NBC play, remained...

Dr. Raeburn Glenn Wallen

Dr. Raeburn Glenn Wallen, age 82, of Findlay, Ohio and Winter Park, Florida, passed away peacefully on May 13, 2014. On December 17, 1931, he was born in Leadwood, Missouri, the son of the late Ray Wallen and Pearl McGee Wallen. On June 27, 1952, he married Marcelene Owens, and...

Sandra Lee Walter

UPPER SANDUSKY — Sandra Lee Walter, age 71, of rural Upper Sandusky, Ohio, passed away on Saturday, May 10, 2014 as the result of a farming accident. Sandra was born in Blissfield, Michigan on June 9, 1942 to Lucille M. (Pipelow) Smith. She was first married to Frederic G....

Hydrant flushing

Findlay hydrant flushing will be done today in the area of Hancock County 95 south to the Norfolk Southern Railroad crossing, and from Hancock County 95 west to the CSX Railroad crossing.

Fostoria Schools honor employees’ years of service

FOSTORIA — Fostoria City Schools recognized staff members for years of service during the annual dinner and awards cermony for teachers and non-teachers Wednesday. Staff members recognized included: Joanne Walters, 40 years; Sharon Krupp, 35 years; Peg Bohanon, Melissa...

Public Record

Docket From the public records of the Findlay Police Department and the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office: Police Department A Grace Boulevard resident reported Monday he had received a bad check. Someone unlawfully entered 2509 Aberdeen Drive and turned on water Monday....

Camp Fire honors, health merger

A Wednesday story (Page A6) about seven extraordinary middle-school youth should inspire the young and old and make us all feel good about the future of our community. The seven were honored by Camp Fire of Northwest Ohio for their contributions to the community and given...

Letters to the Editor 5-15-14

CHALLENGE ANSWERED On May 8, Terry Cook wrote: “I defy Withrow, or anyone, or any group, to challenge me about anything I have stated in letters to the editor …” I’m no expert, The Courier limits my space and life limits my time. But I hope this helps,...

Evelyn Rose Kuhn

Evelyn Rose Kuhn, 89, of Findlay, formerly of Fostoria, died Sunday, May 11, 2014 at Blanchard Valley Hospital in Findlay. She was born September 15, 1924 in Chicago to Stuart B. and Evelyn A. (Herman) Gair. She is survived by her husband of 66 years, Edwin Kuhn of Fostoria;...

Northbound I-75 blocked for hours

NORTH BALTIMORE — Both northbound lanes of I-75 in Wood County were blocked for about three hours early Wednesday by accidents and disabled vehicles. The problems began about 4:15 a.m., between North Baltimore and Cygnet. Initial reports indicated that one or more trucks...