Arcadia village park struck by vandals

ARCADIA — The Arcadia Lions Club is offering a $500 reward for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for vandalism that occurred Sunday night at the village’s community park. Small trees were destroyed and flowers ripped out of the...

Weldon Morrow

DESHLER — Weldon “Bill” William Morrow, 64, of Deshler, died Saturday at Oak Grove Healthcare Center, Deshler. Arrangements are pending at Rodenberger Funeral Home, Deshler.

Marvin McCartney

Marvin D. McCartney, 68, of Findlay and formerly of North Baltimore, died at 8:05 a.m., June 8, 2014, at the Bridge Hospice Care Center, Findlay. He was born on May 24, 1946, in Findlay to Karl and Jeanette (Reichenbach) McCartney and they survive in North Baltimore. He married...

Monna Smith

A memorial for Monna Marie Smith, 66, of Findlay, will be held at 5 p.m. Saturday at Maranatha Bible Church, Van Buren. Smith-Crates Funeral Home, North Baltimore, is handling the arrangements. Mrs. Smith died at 1:10 p.m. Sunday, June 8, 2014, at Blanchard Valley Hospital. She...

Ottawa Council member resigns after accident

OTTAWA — An Ottawa councilman has resigned after his involvement in a traffic accident last weekend that resulted in two deaths. Alan J. Ducey, 59, of Ottawa, left his position following the three-vehicle accident Friday on Ohio 65 in Putnam County that killed two Columbus...

Pond cultivators can fish for answers at program

Many of us dream of owning property, or have property, with a pond, a place to escape, or maybe to swim, fish, or even to provide drinking water. Many individuals may believe that a pond may be constructed on any place in northwestern Ohio. Let’s face it: The region was a...

Erma Geissinger

UPPER SANDUSKY — A funeral for Erma Mae Geissinger, 92, of Upper Sandusky, will be private. Burial will be in Beverly Hills Memorial Gardens, Beverly Hills, Florida. Mrs. Geissinger died at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 7, 2014, at Wyandot County Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation...

Cheryl Edgington

Cheryl Daugherty Edgington, 67, went to be with the Lord on March 29. A wonderful mother, caregiver and broker will have a graveside service on Saturday, June 14. Her celebration of life will be held at 10:30 a.m. at the Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Township Road 109. Mrs....

Andrew Reese

BLUFFTON — Andrew R. Reese, 26, of Bluffton died June 4, 2014 following an accident at his residence. He was born October 1, 1987 in Findlay to Gary and Shannon Boyle Reese who survive in Bluffton. Andrew lived in Russia for year during his childhood, where he developed a...