Prep track: Area girls brush aside pressure

By TED RADICK staff writer TIFFIN — The ability to respond under pressure is what separates the best athletes from the average. For a trio of athletes at Friday’s Division III regional track and field meet at Tiffin’s Frost-Kalnow Stadium, knowing they passed...

Jane L. (Ewing) Pritchard

Jane L. (Ewing) Pritchard, age 74, of Findlay, died at 12:05 a.m. Wednesday, May 28, 2014. She was born on May 27, 1940, in South Charleston, WV to Fred M. and Edna A. (Winkler) Ewing, both deceased. Jane married Herman D. Pritchard on November 26, 1965, and he died December 22,...

Richard ‘Don’ Donnel Osborne

Richard “Don” Donnel Osborne, 80, of Findlay, passed away at 12:06 a.m. on Thursday, May 29, 2014, at the Bridge Hospice Care Center. He was born July 4, 1933 to the late Lonnie and Fannie Kate (Trent) Osborne. He married Lillian Maxine Conrad on August 22, 1951 and...

FHS graduation to be held today

Findlay High School will hold graduation ceremonies at 10:30 a.m. today at the University of Findlay Koehler Center. The valedictorian for the class of 2014 is Nicholas Goldacker, and the salutatorian is Liza Praprotnik. The list of graduates is as follows: Mahailia Tiana Adams,...

Glenwood painters remain unpaid

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER Workers hired to paint at Glenwood Middle School in Findlay before it opened in January 2013 have gone unpaid for more than a year. Joseph Edinger, a parent of one of the four unpaid painters, has spoken out about the issue to try to get his son the...

Prep softball: Alvelo shuts down Titans

By DAVE HANNEMAN Staff Writer BELLEFONTAINE — Mother Nature might have delayed the regional softball semifinals at Bellefontaine High School, but even she couldn’t prevent the inevitable. Ottawa-Glandorf finally squared off against Carroll Bloom-Carroll and its ace...

Prep track: Pirates race to third at regionals

By ANDREW WILLIAMS STAFF WRITER TIFFIN — Personal, meet and even state records fell Friday during the final day of the Division III regional track and field meet at Tiffin’s Frost-Kalnow Stadium. Amidst all the chaos, champions were crowned, dreams were dashed and...

National leadership blamed for VA failures

Chris Oaks spoke with Jacob Gadd, deputy director for health affairs for the American Legion. Q: In addition to calling for the resignation of Veterans Affairs Secretary Shinseki, the American Legion has said the undersecretary for health and the undersecretary for benefits at...

Tornado hits Louisiana Marathon refinery, crude units taken offline

Marathon Petroleum Corp. says a tornado at its Garyville, Louisiana, refinery on Wednesday damaged a cooling water system and caused the No. 1 crude unit and other units to be taken off-line. Based on an initial assessment of the damage and repairs, the unit is anticipated to be...