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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...

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...

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...

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...

Legion baseball: Post 3 splits games in Cambridge tourney

CAMBRIDGE — Findlay Post 3 split a pair of games Friday, the opening day of the 22nd annual Don Coss Tournament. Post 3 recorded a 10-0 victory in five innings against Massillon in its first game before dropping a 7-2 decision to host Cambridge in the nightcap. Findlay...

Anna M. Grossl

Anna M. Grossl, 91 of Findlay, and formerly of Ashland, KY, died at 8:00 a.m. on Thursday, July 3, 2014 at the Mennonite Memorial Home, Bluffton. She was born on March 7, 1923 in Ashland, KY to the late Golden Wade and Mabel (Mayo) Curnutte. On November 19, 1949 she married Fred...

Marietta Ellen Butler

Marietta Ellen Butler, age 100, of Findlay, formerly of Roaring Spring, Pa., died at 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 2, 2014 at the Sterling House in Findlay. She was born on October 21, 1913 in New Enterprise, Pa. to the late John and Annie (Wentz) Mock. She married Marion Dean...

Paul F. Reichenbach

BLUFFTON — Paul F. Reichenbach passed away peacefully in his home on July 3, 2014. Paul was born January 26, 1928 in Pandora to the late Hiram and Edna (Zimmerman) Reichenbach. On July 25, 1948 he married M. Jean (Burkholder) Reichenbach, who survives in Bluffton. Paul was...

Ellen Lee Woodbury

Ellen Lee Woodbury, 71, of Findlay, died at Blanchard Valley Hospital on July 2, 2014. She was born on Jan. 4, 1943 to the late Warren and Mary (Beech) Hurlburt. She married David M. Woodbury and he preceded her in death May of 2010. She is survived by three children: Gina (Don)...