Area golf: UC’s Martin teaching more than just golf

By JOHN REITMAN STAFF WRITER Doug Martin’s first memories of golf conjure thoughts of a Norman Rockwell painting gracing the cover of the Saturday Evening Post. “I’ve been playing golf since I could walk,” Martin said. “I remember dad carrying me on...

Youth swimming: Stocker set two records in FAST meet

Parker Stocker shattered his own meet record one event and set a record in another in leading the Findlay Area Swim Team on Friday when the 32nd annual Flag City Invitational got under way at Riverside Pool. An added year made a big difference for Stocker, who knocked 16 seconds...

Saturday calendar

TODAY Senior Center, fitness center open, 7 a.m.-5 p.m. Alcoholics Anonymous, closed book, 7:30 a.m., Pioneer Club; women’s New Beginnings open discussion, 10 a.m., Pioneer Club; Big Book open discussion, 10:30 a.m., Dry Haven, Fostoria; open discussion, noon, Pioneer Club;...

Prep football: Kenton’s Furbush suiting up for Ohio, then U of M

By DAVE HANNEMAN STAFF WRITER Noah Furbush won’t be on one of charter buses heading back to Michigan following Saturday’s Border Classic All-Star game at Donnell Stadium. But the big linebacker from Kenton won’t be far behind. “Saturday I’ll be...

Joan J. ‘Jo’ Slike

LEXINGTON, Ohio — Joan J. “Jo” Slike, 72, of Lexington, OH, died Monday, June 9, 2014 at her residence. Born in Carey, Ohio on November 8, 1941, she was the daughter of the late Teel C., Sr. and Agatha M. (Krantz) Slike. She is survived by her younger brother,...

Gloria Newcomer Lloyd

A graveside service for Gloria Newcomer Lloyd, 78, of Greensboro, North Carolina, and formerly of Findlay, will be held Saturday, July 26, at Pike Run Cemetery, Gomer, time to be announced later. Ms. Lloyd died Wednesday, June 11, 2014, in Greensboro, North Carolina. Surviving...

Charles E. Strausbaugh

FOSTORIA — Charles E. Strausbaugh, 58, of Fostoria, died at 9:35 a.m., on Wednesday, June 11, in Dubai, UAE. He was born December 15, 1955, in Fostoria to E. Glen & Helen Shuff Strausbaugh. He graduated in 1974 from Fostoria High School. Chuck was retired from the U. S....

UF football: Six home games slated for UF in 2014

The University of Findlay’s football team will play six home games, including three in the first four weeks to start the season, as the Oilers released their 2014 schedule. Findlay will kick off the season in its only night game at Donnell Stadium against Hillsdale (7 p.m.)...

Saturday’s scoreboard

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL American League East Division W L Pct GB Toronto 40 29 .580 — New York 34 31 .523 4 Baltimore 34 32 .515 4½ Boston 31 36 .463 8 Tampa Bay 26 42 .382 13½ Central Division W L Pct GB Detroit 34 29 .540 — Kansas City 34 32 .515 1½ Minnesota 32 33...

Ashley Nicole Harpe

Ashley Nicole Harpe, 24, of Findlay, passed away at 1:05 p.m. on Wednesday, June 11, 2014, at Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center. She was born December 12, 1989 to Michael Edward Harpe and Nicole Anne (Chundzinski) Parish. Ashley loved spending time with her family and friends. She...