Letters to the Editor 6-3-14

FRACK: LAST OF A FINE LINE Bill Frack must certainly have died with a smile on his face. Surely, he would have been so proud of the financial freedom he offered in so many ways to those both known and unknown. Billy Frack was five years younger than I, but, when we all lived our...

Safety matters

It took a while, and in some cases a ticket or two, but most Ohioans of driving age now know the benefits of buckling up. But accident statistics suggest that some drivers still don’t require young passengers to wear a seat belt, an act of negligence that police can do...

Prep baseball: North Central Conference releases all-league picks

Upper Sandusky senior Sam Plott and sophomores Carson Mittermaier and Cody Gabriel earned first-team honors in the North Central Conference all-league baseball selections following the 2014 season. Plott led the Rams (14-9, 10-4 NCC) in hitting with a .459 average and was 3-1 on...

Prep baseball: Sendelbach, Harper are first team all-District 9 selections

Hopewell-Loudon’s Garret Sendelbach and Mohawk’s Austin Harper were first-team selections as the Ohio High School Baseball Coaches Association’s District 9 released its all-district teams for the 2014 campaign. Sendelbach was a first team selection in Division...

Local golf: Foursome romps at Julie Cole Classic

The team of Jon Ballinger, Nate Heintzelman, Trevor Ballinger and Travis Ballinger carded a 116 total on Monday to claim the first flight title in the 25th annual Julie Cole Charity Golf Classic at the Findlay Country Club. The winning total was 13 strokes ahead of the 129 of...

Riverdale kindergarten teacher facing charge

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER A Riverdale kindergarten teacher has been charged in Findlay Municipal Court in connection with an incident involving one of her students last month. Barb Williams, a teacher who was caught on camera shoving her student against a wall and picking him up...

Leonard Beekman

SYCAMORE — A funeral for Leonard E. Beekman, 93, of Sycamore, will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Walton-Moore Funeral Home, Sycamore, the Rev. Jackie Underhill officiating. Burial will be in Pleasant View Cemetery, Sycamore, with military rites by the Sycamore American...

Tuesday’s scoreboard

PREP BASEBALL OHSAA State Tournament Thursday’s State Semifinals AT COLUMBUS HUNTINGTON PARK Division IV Tinora (23-4) vs. Convoy Crestview (20-6), 10 a.m. Newark Catholic (19-7) vs. Berlin Center Western Reserve, 1 FINAL: Saturday, 10 a.m. Division III Orrville (18-11) vs....

College golf: GLIAC honors UF’s Hunt

BAY CITY, Mich. — Marcus Hunt, a senior golfer for the University of Findlay men’s team, has earned honorable mention all-Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference honors following the 2013-14 season. Hunt, a three-time all-GLIAC selection, qualified for the...

Warmer, drier May recorded

PANDORA — May was warmer and drier than usual, according to records kept by Guy Verhoff, the U.S. weather observer in Pandora. The average temperature was 62 degrees. The normal average temperature was 60.5 degrees. The mercury climbed to its highest point, 88 degrees, on...