Man United hires Van Gaal as manager

Louis van Gaal, coach of the Dutch national soccer team, talks after a training in Hoenderloo, eastern Netherlands, Thursday, May 15, 2014. The 62-year-old coach, who is widely expected to be the manager of Manchester United next season, has been experimenting in recent days with...

The Nickel Plate Historical & Technical Society

Milepost 833 As many of you know, I am the Membership Director of the Nickel Plate Historical and Technical Society. The NKPHTS was founded in 1966, two years after the New York, Chicago & St. Louis Railroad, the Nickel Plate Road, ceased to exist due to a merger with the...
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Pacers pull away, top Heat 107-96 for 1-0 lead

Indiana Pacers forward Paul George (24) gestures with Roy Hibbert against the Miami Heat during the first half of Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals NBA basketball playoff series Sunday, May 18, 2014, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings) Indiana Pacers forward Paul...
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Crawford, Blackhawks beat Kings 3-1 in Game 1

Chicago Blackhawks’ Jonathan Toews (19) flies over Los Angeles Kings goalie Jonathan Quick (32) during the second period in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs in Chicago on Sunday, May 18, 2014. The Blackhawks won 3-1. (AP...
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Todd bogey-free in Nelson finish for 1st PGA win

Brendon Todd kisses the trophy after winning the Byron Nelson Championship golf tournament, Sunday, May 18, 2014, in Irving, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez) Brendon Todd kisses the trophy after winning the Byron Nelson Championship golf tournament, Sunday, May 18, 2014, in...

Track and Field Honor Roll

Boys Track Shot Put “‡1. Carrizales, Patrick Henry 51-2 1/4 “‡2. Combs, Liberty-Benton 50-9 “‡3. Calkins, Findlay 50-6 “‡4. Goble, Carey 50-4 “‡5. Inniger, Arlington 49-5 “‡6. Myers, Patrick Henry 49-1 1/2 “‡7. Recker, Ottawa-Glandorf...
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Syrian soccer goalie-turned-rebel becomes icon

In this Feb. 13, 2014 image made from amateur video posted by Shaam News Network (SNN), an anti-Bashar Assad activist group, which has been verified and is consistent with other AP reporting, revolutionary goalkeeper Abdelbasit Sarout chants slogans during a demonstration in...

Wolves biggest concern for settlers

Q: “Just Ask” on April 28 listed the animals that settlers found here. What was the worst to them? A: Settler Job Chamberlin explained: “The wolf was the most troublesome of all the wild animals. It was almost impossible to raise sheep on account of them and we...

Motorcyclist killed, Cygnet woman hurt in crash

PIONEER — A motorcyclist from West Unity was killed and his passenger, a Cygnet woman, was injured Sunday in a three-vehicle crash at Pioneer in Williams County. Craig W. Parliament, 66, of West Unity, was pronounced dead at the scene of the 6:21 p.m. crash at the intersection of...

The blessings of a late-life baby

By SARA ARTHURS STAFF WRITER Pregnancy later in life has a higher risk of complications than pregnancy among younger women, but many families are finding that waiting until they’re older makes the best sense for them and their family. Nationally, more women are having their...