Letters to the Editor 06-26-14

SCHOOLS NEED OMBUDSMEN I have been reading with interest the allegations against a local teacher. Although knowing nothing about the particulars of this situation but what I have read, I would like to offer a few general comments on the state of our public schools. Apparently,...

East Harbor

If the Ohio Department of Natural Resources has a short list for state park improvement projects, the restoration of the East Harbor State Park beach should be on it. Unfortunately, the project doesn’t appear to be on its radar. That’s surprising, considering the...

Bettsville, Old Fort school districts combine

By MORGAN MANNS FOR THE COURIER BETTSVILLE — The last senior class has graduated from the Bettsville School District in Seneca County. When school doors reopen in August, Bettsville’s Washington Street school building will be part of Old Fort Local Schools. A...

3 people hurt in collision on Findlay’s Main Street

A two-vehicle crash in Findlay injured three people Tuesday. According to police, Talisha Balicki, 22, of Findlay, was driving a 2007 GMC Envoy north on South Main Street near the Pearl Street intersection at about 1:55 p.m. when her vehicle collided in the intersection with an...

Public Record

Docket From the public records of the Findlay Police Department and the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office: Police Department Domestic unrest was documented recently at destinations on Patriot Drive, Selby Street, Cherry Street and Crawford Street. A Larkins Street citizen...

Katherine Martece ‘Marty’ Rankin

Katherine Martece “Marty” Rankin, 66, of Findlay, passed away at 4:50 a.m. on Tuesday, June 17, 2014 at Blanchard Valley Hospital, Findlay. She was born on June 17, 1948 to Fines and Dorothy (Kinslow) Martin in Duncan, OK. On April 20, 1970, she married Terry Lee...

Wilbur Hall

FOSTORIA — Wilbur A. Hall, 85, of Fostoria, died Wednesday at Good Shepherd Home, Fostoria. Arrangements are pending at Mann-Hare-Hoening Funeral Home, Fostoria.

Nancy Vivian Dreisbach

Nancy Vivian Dreisbach, 50, of Findlay, passed away at 11:25 a.m. on Tuesday, June 24, 2014, at Bridge Hospice Care Center, Findlay, after a courageous 13 year battle with cancer. She was born on September 22, 1963, in Findlay. Nancy is survived by her parents: Richard and Vivian...

FTC clears Marathon deal

The Federal Trade Commission this week cleared Marathon Petroleum Corp. of any potential antitrust concerns in its planned $2.87 billion purchase of Hess Corp.’s 1,256 East Coast gas stations. Marathon Petroleum’s Speedway subsidiary is expected to close its purchase...