Marjorie Jean Shaffer

LEIPSIC — Marjorie Jean Shaffer, 78, of Leipsic died 8:15 p.m. Sunday, July 6, 2014 at The Meadows of Leipsic. She was born February 18, 1936 in Leipsic to the late Ross and Ardith (Jones) Lindsay. On August 14, 1955, she married Donald Shaffer. He died August 4, 2002....

Paula Fern ‘PJ’ Javornik

Paula Fern “PJ” Javornik, 70, of Findlay passed away at 3:15 p.m. on Saturday, July 5, 2014 at Blanchard Valley Hospital, Findlay. She was born on September 24, 1943, to the late Herbert A. and Rose Fern (Miller) Huysman in Hancock County. She married Ladisav W....

Area golf: Schuett gets hole-in-one

FOSTORIA — Jim Schuett hit a hole-in-one Sunday on the 180-yard 16th hole at the Fostoria Country Club. Witnesses were Bob and Arlene Hammer, and Jeremy Fletcher.

Prep basketball: Roth steps down as McComb coach

By DAVE HANNEMAN STAFF WRITER McCOMB — McComb will have a new boys basketball coach this season with the recent announcement that Aaron Roth, who followed a Hall of Fame career at the University of Findlay with a 200-win coaching career, is stepping down after 17 seasons as...

Joyce Karen Josephsen Brewer

Visitation and memorial services for Joyce Karen Josephsen Brewer, age 86, of Findlay will be held on Friday, July 11 at the College First Church of God, 1100 N. Main St. in Findlay. Joyce’s family will be present for visitation from 12:30 to 1:30 pm, immediately followed...

ACME baseball: O-G advances to state

HAMLER — Ottawa-Glandorf pushed across the go-ahead run in the bottom of the seventh inning and held on to beat Miller City 5-4 on Monday in the championship game of the District 2 ACME baseball tournament at Patrick Henry’s Garrold Parratt Field. Austin Verhoff got...

UF baseball: Williams selected for all-star game

Alex Williams, who just completed his junior season with the University of Findlay baseball team, has been selected to play in the Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League All-Star game to be held July 16 in Xenia. Williams has posted a 2-1 record with three saves and an 0.77 ERA for...

Youth golf: Griffith, Robinson win age group titles

Sam Griffith and Braden Robinson carded 77s to win their divisions of the Findlay Area Golf Association tournament held Monday at Red Hawk Run Golf Club. Griffith’s 77 gave him a one-stroke victory over Sawyer Junge in the boys 16-188 age group. Robinson’s 77 was two...

Tuesday’s scoreboard

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL American League East Division W L Pct GB Baltimore 49 40 .551 — Toronto 47 43 .522 2½ New York 45 43 .511 3½ Tampa Bay 41 51 .446 9½ Boston 39 50 .438 10 Central Division W L Pct GB Detroit 48 37 .565 — Kansas City 46 42 .523 3½ Cleveland 43 45...

Letters to the Editor 07-08-14

PEOPLE DON’T KILL PEOPLE In response to David Graydon (letter, July 3), it isn’t about comparing automobiles or banning firearms — it’s about regulating firearms. Because gun advocates believe cars are such a lethal killing machine, they should have the...