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Brazil striker Neymar to miss rest of World Cup

Brazil’s Neymar is carried away on a stretcher during the World Cup quarterfinal soccer match between Brazil and Colombia at the Arena Castelao in Fortaleza, Brazil, Friday, July 4, 2014. (AP Photo/Fabrizio Bensch, pool) Brazil’s Neymar is carried away on a stretcher...

Church and religious events

Gilboa UM GILBOA — The Gilboa United Methodist Church is closing its Chapel Belles Boutique Etc. Shop after many years of operation. In order to liquidate the inventory, an auction will be held at 11 a.m. July 12 at the church, 102 Franklin St., Gilboa. There will also be...

Calendar

TODAY Findlay Senior Center, 339 E. Melrose Ave.; fitness center open, 7 a.m.-5 p.m.; Young at Heart, 5 a.m.-9 p.m. Alcoholics Anonymous, closed book, 7:30 a.m., Pioneer Club; women’s New Beginnings open discussion, 10 a.m., Pioneer Club; Big Book open discussion, 10:30...

Skate park

Findlay officials did the right thing this week by closing the Eagle Creek Skate Park. While the city would be largely protected from lawsuits from accidents that happen there, it’s better to be safe than sued. Still, the City Council should not delay upgrading the park or...

Baseball: Pitcher, 83, still ready to go all nine innings

By TOM ARCHDEACON Dayton Daily News CENTERVILLE — As the game before him finished up, he did his stretching exercises — as he does religiously before every outing — on a nearby bench. Then, when it was time, he stepped into the wire-mesh dugout at Schoolhouse...

Youth golf: Spragg a fixture at area courses as FAGA president

By JOHN REITMAN STAFF WRITER Whether it was during all those years he spent hovering over a dentist’s chair or organizing youth golf tournaments, Dr. Charles Spragg has sent many children in Hancock County home in tears during the past four-plus decades. And he’s...

Saturday’s scoreboard

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL American League East Division W L Pct GB Baltimore 46 39 .541 — Toronto 47 41 .534 ½ New York 43 42 .506 3 Boston 38 47 .447 8 Tampa Bay 39 50 .438 9 Central Division W L Pct GB Detroit 48 35 .578 — Kansas City 45 40 .529 4 Cleveland 41 44 .482 8...

Letters to the editor 07-05-14

WORSHIP OR IDOLATRY? I want to comment on America “going Chinese” (Page A1, June 28), because I think it’s all too true. They’re not a stupid culture and they’ve been studying us for years to know how to come in and gradually take over. But...