Seniors invited to health seminar

The Heritage, 2820 Greenacre Drive, will host a free senior health and fitness day, open to the community, from 10 a.m. to noon May 28. There will be a complimentary parfait bar, a low-impact Zumba class and heart-healthy snacks. There will also be a session on how to prepare...

I-75 dangers, School counseling

The replacement of the U.S. 224 bridge over Interstate 75 is well underway, but the headaches may be just starting for those passing through the construction zone. A series of collisions in a several-mile stretch Monday may or may not have been related to the construction...

Letters to the Editor 05-21-14

PICK A SIDE AND DEFEND IT “I went back to Ohio but my city was gone there was no train station there was no downtown … all my favorite places my city had been pulled down reduced to parking spaces …” — Chrissie Hynde and The Pretenders, 1982 I am not...

Wednesday calendar

TODAY Senior Center, fitness center open, 5 a.m.-9 p.m.,; billiards, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.; SilverSneakers Splash, 8:30-9:30 a.m., Birchaven; low impact cardio-toning class, 9-9:40 a.m.; conversation and needlecraft, 9-11 a.m.; SilverSneakers classic, 10-10:50 a.m.; water exercise class...

Shooting sports: Decker to be inducted into trapshooting hall of fame

Findlay’s Merle Decker Jr. will be inducted into the Ohio State Trapshooting Association Hall of Fame during the organization’s 128th annual tournament in June. Decker achieved his American Trapshooting Association Grand Slam in August of 1963 when he broke 200...

Prep track: Elmwood trio qualifies for regionals

OAK HARBOR — The Elmwood trio of Katie Dewey, Liz Garner and Courtney Emmitt qualified for regional competition in their respective events on the first day of the girls Division II District I track and field meet at Oak Harbor Tuesday. Eastwood leads Bellevue 40-24 in the...

Prep softball: Elmwood rolls to 11-0 win

BLOOMDALE — Miranda Benschoter tossed five innings of one-hit ball and recorded eight strikeouts, while also adding a double, a single and six RBIs at the plate as Elmwood pounded Fostoria 11-0 in Northern Buckeye Conference action Tuesday. The game was scoreless heading...

Prep baseball: Sexton does it all for Van Buren

MOUNT CORY — Van Buren junior Isaac Sexton put a hurting on Cory-Rawson in more ways than one in the Black Knights’ 10-0 Blanchard Valley Conference victory Tuesday. Sexton recorded a five-inning no-hitter, allowing a single base runner to reach on a walk while...

Local roundup: Area schools sweep top NWC Awards

BLUFFTON — Area athletes and coaches swept all of the top awards in the Northwest Conference as the league released its top award winners for track and field. Columbus Grove swept the NWC Boys Coach of the Year award as Chris Grothaus was voted the NWC Coach of the Year...