Wiggins Joins Cavaliers With Lofty Goals

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — As his talented son, Andrew, was presented with his new wine-and-gold Cavaliers jersey, Mitchell Wiggins finally let go of some painful memories. This is it, he thought, his second chance, another shot at an NBA career broken in a haze of cocaine abuse....

Ohio Bus Driver Who Said Book Blocked Bullet Fired

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A white bus driver who told authorities that a religious book in his shirt pocket blocked bullets as he was attacked by three black men has been fired from his job in southwestern Ohio. Dayton police have said 49-year-old driver Rickey Wagoner’s account...

Top Pick Andrew Wiggins Welcomed By Cavaliers

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — Andrew Wiggins has someone to show him the NBA’s ropes. His father, Mitchell, knows the pitfalls of pro ball and stardom. The younger Wiggins, selected with the No. 1 overall pick in the NBA draft, was introduced Friday by the Cleveland Cavaliers,...

International students boost UF summer attendance

The University of Findlay says summer enrollment is up 10 percent compared to enrollment for summer 2013, marking the third consecutive semester it has experienced enrollment increases. It said the biggest increase is in international students,  295 compared to 150 last summer....

US Rig Count Rose 15 To 1,873

HOUSTON (AP) — Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. rose by 15 this week to 1,873. The Houston firm said in its weekly report Friday that 1,558 rigs were exploring for oil and 314 for gas. One was listed...

A.R. Charnes named new chair of UF board

The University of Findlay today named A.R. Charnes as the new chairman of its board of trustees. Charnes  succeeds C. Richard Beckett, a noted veterinarian who served on the board for 13 years. Charnes, a 1966 graduate with a major in marketing, is retired vice president of...

UF explores other options for football stadium

The University of Findlay said Friday it is exploring other options for construction of a lacrosse and football stadium on campus, after the school severed ties with a company that was playing a big role in the project. The university had been counting on iGoHD, an HD...

Update: No serious injuries in North Baltimore crash

NORTH BALTIMORE — An injury accident was reported about 4:01 p.m. Friday at the intersection of Mitchell Road and old Ohio 18 in North Baltimore, but no one was taken to the hospital. According to scanner traffic, two vehicles were involved.

Ex-Ottawa mayor Maag arrested for solicitation again

LIMA — Ottawa’s former mayor was arrested Friday on his second charge of soliciting a prostitute. Kenneth A. Maag, 64, was cited in a sting operation at about 9:45 a.m. inside a Lima residence, according to the Allen County Sheriff’s Office. It was not clear how Maag first...

Church and religious events

Bethel Church of Christ ADA — Bethel Church of Christ, 4014 County Road 304, Ada, will host Mega Sports Camp from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. every Wednesday in July. The program is open to children age 2 through grade six. Participants can choose between flag football,...