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Chase McGuire

Chase McGuire, 26, of Findlay, died on Sunday. Arrangements are pending at Coldren-Crates Funeral Home.

McLane gets $4.5 million in state aid

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER The state on Monday approved a $4.5 million package for McLane Co. to build a $38 million, 337,831 square-foot grocery distribution center on Findlay’s north end in 2016. The state controlling board gave McLane, which eventually will employ 425...

Ohio approves traffic grant

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER The state on Monday approved a $400,000 grant to Findlay for street intersection improvements related to Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. plans to open a $40 million global technology center. The center will result in the addition of 40 jobs. The Sandusky...

Forest reading program planned

FOREST — Registration for “Fizz, Boom, Read!,” the summer reading program at Forest-Jackson Public Library is underway. Kids can read books, receive tickets and turn them in for prizes. Programs are held at 1 p.m. at Gormley Park, Forest. The schedule includes:...

Bluffton Library planning June programs

BLUFFTON — Stories, computer classes and movies are among the activities at Bluffton Public Library during June. Storytime, for 3-5 year-olds, will be held at 6:30 p.m. Mondays and 10 a.m. Tuesdays. “Tutor Me Paperless” will be offered on Wednesdays to provide...

Paul Decker Jr.

MOUNT BLANCHARD — Paul M. Decker Jr., 62, of Mount Blanchard, died at 7:52 a.m. Monday at Blanchard Valley Hospital, Findlay. Arrangements are pending at Crates Funeral Home, Arlington.

Evelyn Beck

Evelyn Beck, 91, of Findlay, died at 9:25 a.m. Monday at Heritage Manor. Arrangements are pending at Coldren-Crates Funeral Home.

Robert Zimmerman

BLUFFTON — Robert Zimmerman, 84, died at 6 p.m. May 30, 2014 surrounded by his family. He was born December 25, 1929 in Beaverdam to the late Raymond and LaDonna Williams Zimmerman. On November 5, 1950 he married Elizabeth “Betty” Pepple and she preceded him in...

Carol L. Smith

NORWAY, Mich. — Carol L. Smith, age 66, of Norway, died Saturday, May 31, 2014 at ManorCare Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Kingsford, MI. She was born on November 4, 1947 in Van Wert, Ohio, the daughter of Roy and Doris (Williamson) Taylor. Carol married Frederick...

Glenwood to host lunch program

Findlay City Schools will collaborate with the Hancock County Family First Council for this summer’s lunch program. The program offers free lunch to children ages 1 to 18 in Hancock County and to those older than 18 who are mentally or physically disabled and participate in...