Junior golf: Shoemaker shoots 70 to share lead at Ohio Junior Golf Championship

Findlay’s Spencer Shoemaker started fast and finished strong in shooting a 2-under-par 70 on Tuesday and earning a share of the lead in the 2014 Ohio Junior Golf Championship being hosted by the Findlay Country Club. Shoemaker, a three-time high school state tournament...

FAGA golf: Top-seeded Nieto wins title in playoff

ARLINGTON — Zoie Nieto, seeded No. 1 in the girls 14-18 division, won a one-hole playoff with second-seeded Emma Harris to capture her age group championship on Tuesday in the 2014 Findlay Area Golf Association match play tournament held at Arlington’s Sycamore...

Wednesday’s scoreboard

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL American League East Division W L Pct GB Toronto 44 35 .557 — Baltimore 40 36 .526 2½ New York 39 37 .513 3½ Boston 35 42 .455 8 Tampa Bay 31 48 .392 13 Central Division W L Pct GB Detroit 41 32 .562 — Kansas City 40 37 .519 3 Cleveland 37 39...

Ronald Shaffer

Ronald H. “Ron” Shaffer, 76, of Findlay, died at 4:27 a.m. Tuesday, June 24, 2014, at the Angus Home at Blanchard Valley Residential Center, Findlay. A funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Coldren-Crates Funeral Home. Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery....

Katherine Rankin

Katherine Martece “Marty” Rankin, 66, of Findlay, died at 4:50 a.m. Tuesday at Blanchard Valley Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Coldren-Crates Funeral Home.

Downtown Findlay renovation project receives tax credit

By JOY BROWN STAFF WRITER A state historic preservation tax credit worth $325,000 has been awarded to two downtown Findlay building renovation projects near the Hancock County Courthouse. FD Main Street, a private development group comprised of community business and investment...

Area unemployment rates drop

Hancock County’s unemployment rate stayed flat at 4 percent from April to May, the state reported. Jobless rates declined among most neighboring counties last month, the State Job and Family Services Department reported. May unemployment rates among neighboring counties,...

Geraldine Carnicom

CYGNET — Geraldine Carnicom, 92, of Cygnet, died at 1:20 p.m., Monday, June 23, 2014, at Blanchard Valley Hospital, Findlay. She was born on May 25, 1922, in Wood County to the late Dean and Lillian (Jordan) Snyder. She married Jack Carnicom on October 30, 1942, and he...

Gloria Bridenstine

FOREST — A memorial for Gloria M. Bridenstine, 67, of Forest, will be held at noon Friday at Gormley Park, Forest. Mrs. Bridenstine died at 4:01 a.m. Monday, June 23, 2014, at Hardin Memorial Hospital, Kenton. Surviving are her husband, William R. Bridenstine; two...