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UPDATED: Findlay attorney Ralph Russo killed in auto accident, wife critically injured

Prominent Hancock County attorney Ralph Russo was killed in an automobile accident  this afternoon near Sandusky. His wife, attorney Nancy Moody-Russo, was critically injured. The apparent one-car accident occurred at 1:01 p.m. on U.S. 6 in Margaretta Township, Erie County, near...

Cheri Brooks serving jail term for violating probation

Cheri Brooks this week began her first stay in the Hancock County jail. The woman who allowed Vera Jo Reigle to live in her Findlay home and later lied to police investigating Reigle’s murder has been jailed for violating her probation. A judge ruled Brooks was in contact with...
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“THE” Wedding!

Milepost 850 Ok, while these aren’t the “official pictures,” I did want to share a couple from our daughter, Jayne’s recent wedding. Jayne married Ryan Keck on June 28th and the event was near perfect! The weather held, the service was special, the...

The will to walk

By MARGARET DWIGGINS Family Editor There are not many people who can look back on a deadly car accident and say that good things happened because of it, but Brock Mealer is one of them. Mealer, 29, of Wauseon, was with his father, Dave; mother, Shelly; brother Elliott and...

Dulcimer group plans workshop

The Dulcimer Gatherin’, a local musical group, will host a mountain dulcimer workshop Thursday at College First Church of God, 1100 N. Main St. The workshop will be led by 2012 National Mountain Dulcimer champion Sarah Morgan. Morgan was also a finalist in the 2013...

Senior Center to host museum presentation

The Senior Center and the Hancock Historical Museum will present their monthly program from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. July 17 at the Senior Center, 339 E. Melrose Ave. This month’s topic is “Findlay Sports.” Coffee and pastries will be available at 9 a.m. The...

Ralph Loudenslager

COLUMBUS — Ralph Loudenslager, 88, of Columbus, Ohio and formerly of Vanlue, Ohio, died on July 6, 2014. Local survivors include, brother-in-law, Carlton (Paula) Fruth and sister-in-law, Carol Gainsley, both of Findlay. Family will receive friends from 4-7 p.m. on Thursday...

Wednesday calendar

TODAY Findlay Senior Center, 339 E. Melrose Ave.; fitness center open, 5 a.m.-9 p.m.; billiards, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.; SilverSneakers Splash, 8:30-9:30 a.m., Birchaven; low-impact cardio toning class, 9-9:40 a.m.; conversation and needlecraft, 9-11 a.m.; SilverSneakers, 10-10:50 a.m.;...

Battle of the Bulge veterans to meet

The Blanchard Valley Chapter of the Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge will hold its quarterly meeting at noon July 17 at Kathy’s Korner in Arcadia. There will be a brief business meeting, followed by time to reminisce. Any World War II veteran who participated in the...

Teresa Sexton

PERRYSBURG — A funeral for Teresa “Susan” Sue Sexton, 57, of Perrysburg, and formerly of Findlay, will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, July 18 at Deck-Hanneman Funeral Home & Crematory, Bowling Green. Mrs. Sexton died Wednesday, June 18, 2014. Surviving are her...