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...

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...