Meeting planned

TIFFIN — Seneca County Board of Elections will meet in regular session at 5:15 p.m. Wednesday in the board’s office, 71 S. Washington St., Tiffin.

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UP: Crews are winding their way up the Blanchard River through Putnam County and could be in Hancock County by July. That’s a positive development for those who have been calling a thorough cleansing of the river an important step in the watershed’s long-term flood...

Library hosting ‘Read with a Teen’

ARLINGTON — “Read with a Teen” will be held at the Arlington Branch of the Findlay-Hancock County Public Library today from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. and Thursday from 11 a.m. to noon for grades K-4. Children are encouraged to practice their reading skills by...

Dollar General robbed at gunpoint

BETTSVILLE — Seneca County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a report of an armed robbery at Bettsville’s Dollar General store late Monday morning. According to Sheriff William Eckelberry, a lone male allegedly entered the store, located at 3939 Ohio 12, shortly...

Fire destroys mobile home

FOSTORIA — An early Monday morning blaze damaged a mobile home in the 800 block of Woodward Avenue. According to Fostoria’s Interim Fire Chief Warren Digby, the fire at lot 64 in Williams’ Trailer Park was reported at 1:11 a.m. by witnesses who noticed that a...

Edith Phipps

HARPSTER — A funeral for Edith C. Phipps, 89, of Harpster, will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Harpster United Methodist Church, the Rev. So Hea Park officiating. Burial will be at Oak Hill Cemetery, rural Upper Sandusky. Visitation will be held 5 p.m. to 8 p.m....

Arthur Markins

Arthur William “Bill” Markins, 68, of Findlay, died at 7:25 p.m. on Saturday, June 7, 2014 at the Bridge Hospice Care Center in Findlay. He was born on April 28, 1946 in Fostoria, Ohio to the late George E. and Amy B. (Bethel) Markins. Bill was retired from Dow...

Joseph Pocs

FOSTORIA — A Memorial Mass for Joseph Z. Pocs, 75, of Fostoria, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, June 16, at St. Wendelin Catholic Church, Fostoria. The date of the funeral service was incorrectly reported in the funeral column in Monday’s edition of The Courier....

Letters to the Editor 6-10-14

WEBSITES LACK CREDIBILITY I looked up the websites Barb Rice recommended (letter, May 29). The websites are right wing- and tea party-biased websites lacking credibility. The following website tutorial and exercises will help you evaluate the credibility of website information:...

Carey considers technology plan

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER CAREY — The Carey school administration will meet with Nick Rider, the district’s new technology coordinator, later this month to develop a plan for staff and students to have access to devices such as laptops, notebooks or iPads. “It...