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...

Lee Robertson

UPPER SANDUSKY — Lee Robertson, 74, of Upper Sandusky, died Wednesday at Fairhaven Community, Upper Sandusky. Arrangements are pending at Bringman Clark Funeral Home, Upper Sandusky.

Paul E. Schleucher

GALENA TERRITORY, Ill. — Paul E. Schleucher, 94, of Galena Territory, IL passed away Thursday, June 19, 2014 at Galena Stauss Senior Care Community. His loving family will celebrate his life at a later date to be determined. The Furlong Funeral Chapel, Galena is assisting...

Gabe’s hosting hiring event

Discount fashion retailer Gabe’s will be holding a hiring event today and Friday for up to 150 jobs at its new Findlay store, which is scheduled to open July 26. The hiring event will be from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. today and Friday at Country Inn and Suites, 903 Interstate Drive,...

Bucyrus woman killed in accident near Upper Sandusky

UPPER SANDUSKY — A Bucyrus woman was killed Wednesday evening on U.S. 23 near Upper Sandusky when she was struck by a pickup truck while attempting to get something out of the trunk of her vehicle. Stephanie J. Cowgill, 38, was pronounced dead at the scene by Wyandot County...

Convicted child rapist ordered to pay victim $750,000

OTTAWA — A former Continental teacher who was convicted of raping a child has been ordered to pay the victim about $750,000. Jeffrey L. Perry must pay $496,730 for medical expenses and suffering, $250,000 in punitive damages, and about $6,480 in attorney fees for his...

Class to study ‘quick-fix’ remedies

By RYAN DUNN STAFF WRITER University of Findlay students this fall will have a chance to scrutinize “quick-fix” medications pushed on television. A new elective course will analyze whether studies promoting natural remedies, such as green coffee beans and yacon syrup,...