Geneva E. VanScoder

CUSTAR — Geneva E. VanScoder, 83 of Custar, died at 8:16 p.m. on Tuesday, July 1, 2014. She was born on June 26, 1931 in Buchanan, KY to the late Bascom and Laura (Curnette) Kelley. On July 8, 1950 she married Gene VanScoder and he preceded her in death on January 30, 2000....

Findlay library closed on Friday

The Findlay-Hancock County Public Library will be closed on Friday in observance of Independence Day. Regular hours resume Saturday. Online resources will still be available on July 4 at findlaylibrary.org.

Findlay closes skate park, citing need for repairs

By JOY BROWN STAFF WRITER Findlay’s Eagle Creek Skate Park was abruptly closed on Wednesday, the victim of disrepair and vandalism. City administrators said the closure is temporary, but may last into next year. The decision was prompted by Tuesday night’s City...

Waitress fired over Facebook comments

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER A Findlay woman has been fired from her job at Texas Roadhouse for complaining on social media about tips she made while waitressing at the restaurant. Kirsten Kelly, 22, was told that her Facebook post violated company policy and that she no longer had...

Fireworks, parade planned for holiday

Findlay area residents and visitors can take in this year’s fireworks show at dusk today. Fireworks will be shot off at the Hancock County Fairgrounds, where the gates will open at 4 p.m. for food, activities, gospel music, and music from the band Tongue ‘n Groove....

Cooper changes aimed at overseas sales

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER Gunning for overseas sales to someday match those in North America, Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. is bringing more talent to bear overseas. Chinese and European operations have generated 36 to 40 percent of Cooper Tire’s sales in recent years. To...
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Belgium holds on to beat US 2-1 in extra time

Exhausted US players lie on the ground as Belgium’s Axel Witsel (6) celebrates at the end of the extra time during the World Cup round of 16 soccer match between Belgium and the USA at the Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador, Brazil, Tuesday, July 1, 2014. Belgium held on to beat...
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Serena Williams pulls out of Wimbledon with ‘bug’

Court officials talk to Serena Williams of the U.S as she and Venus Williams retire after 3 games from their women’s doubles match against Kristina Barrois of Germany and Stefanie Voegele of Switzerland at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London,...
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US World Cup ends with 2-1 OT loss to Belgium

US players react after Belgium’s Kevin De Bruyne, right, scored the opening goal during the World Cup round of 16 soccer match between Belgium and the USA at the Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador, Brazil, Tuesday, July 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez) US players react after...
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Tropical storm threatens East Coast July 4th plans

This Tuesday, July 1, 2014, satellite image released by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), shows the center of Tropical Storm Arthur off the east coast of Florida. With the July Fourth weekend on the horizon, the Atlantic hurricane season’s first...