Academic awards: Midland Athletic League releases scholarship winners, scholar athletes

TIFFIN — Tiffin Calvert’s Olivia Smith and Jason Willman from Seneca East were recipients of Dick Edmond Scholarship Awards in presentations made by the Midland Athletic League athletic directors for the 2013-2014 school year. Each student athlete will receive a $500...

Letters to the Editor 6-11-14

BE A BETTER EXAMPLE The big annual fundraiser for The Arts Partnership, “BOOGIE! On Main Street” has come and gone again. It is billed as a family outing with entertainment, food venders and plenty of beer available. What really bothers me is the alcohol at a...

Public records

When it comes to providing access to public records to the people they work for, Ohio public employees are doing a better job. In recent compliance checks conducted around the state, clerks, nine out of 10 times, provided common records like meeting minutes, restaurant...

Wednesday calendar

TODAY Senior Center, fitness center open, 5 a.m.-9 p.m.; billiards, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.; SilverSneakers Splash, 8:30-9:30 a.m., Birchaven; low-impact cardio-toning class, 9-9:40 a.m.; conversation and needlecraft, 9-11 a.m.; SilverSneakers classic, 10-10:50 a.m.; water exercise class...

Weldon Morrow

DESHLER — Weldon “Bill” William Morrow, 64, of Deshler, died Saturday, June 7, 2014, at Oak Grove Healthcare Center, Deshler. A memorial will be held on Friday from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Deshler American Legion, South Stearns Avenue, Deshler. He is survived by...

Sue Gibson

A memorial for Sue Ann Bishop Swihart Gibson, 76, of Findlay, will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 14 at East Mt. Zion United Methodist Church, 17572 Hancock County 7, Findlay. Ms. Gibson’s complete obituary appeared in the April 15 edition of The Courier.

Wednesday’s scoreboard

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL American League East Division W L Pct GB Toronto 39 27 .591 — Baltimore 32 31 .508 5½ New York 31 31 .500 6 Boston 29 35 .453 9 Tampa Bay 24 42 .364 15 Central Division W L Pct GB Detroit 33 27 .550 — Cleveland 33 32 .508 2½ Kansas City 32 32...

Prep baseball: Miller City’s Lehman nabs PCL Player of the Year honor

Miller City went undefeated in Putnam County League play in 2014 and swept top honors in the all-conference voting as well with Ross Lehman taking home PCL Player of the Year honors and Dusty Pester named coach of the year. Lehman was Miller City’s ace on the mound, posting...

Prep softball: Harvey highlights 5 Royals named first-team all-NBC

Nine area players earned All-Northern Buckeye Conference softball honors, including five first-team picks from Elmwood, as the league released its 2014 selections. Elmwood juniors Miranda Benschoter (pitcher), Olivia Myers (second base), Rebecca Harvey (shortstop) and Kristi...