L-B to appeal Badertscher ruling

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER Despite mounting legal bills, Liberty-Benton Schools is seeking to appeal a county judge’s ruling that it fired a teacher without having good cause. At a special meeting Tuesday morning, the school board approved a motion to appeal the...

Rev. Melvin H. Summy

Rev. Melvin H. Summy, 82, of Findlay, died at 10:10 p.m., Sunday, July 13, 2014, at the Birchaven Care Center, Findlay. He was born on September 29, 1931, in Mt. Pleasant, PA, to the late John A. and Marie M. (Hittie) Summy. He married M. Joanne Porter on June 1, 1952, in Mt....

Richard ‘Babe’ Roach

Richard “Babe” Roach, age 85, of Findlay, Ohio went home to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Monday, (July 14, 2014) at Briar Hill Health Campus in North Baltimore, Ohio. He was born and raised in North Baltimore where he was known for his beautiful...

Mary Ann Deppler

Mary Ann Deppler, 75, of Findlay, passed away at 6:43 p.m. on Wednesday, July 9, 2014 at the Heritage Manor. She was born on September 21, 1938 in Bowling Green, Ohio to the late William and Mable (Hannah) Hosler. Mary worked as a crossing guard for the Lincoln Elementary School...

Carolyn S. Beard

WAYNE — Carolyn S. Beard, 64, of Wayne, died at 4:06 p.m., Monday, July 14, 2014, at the Bridge Hospice Care Center, Findlay. She was born on July 6, 1950, in Findlay, to the late Harold W. and Ree (Fries) Wright. She married Paul D. Beard on January 6, 1993 and he preceded...

City, township firefighters plan new pact

By JOY BROWN STAFF WRITER Findlay firefighters will be entering into an automatic aid agreement with the Allen Township Volunteer Fire Department to provide assistance with confirmed commercial and residential building fires. The territory will include industrial corporations and...

Marathon may set top sales mark for Ohio companies

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER Marathon Petroleum’s $2.87 billion purchase of Hess Corp.’s retail business in September could soon make it Ohio’s largest company by sales. It already ranked second in 2013 with $100.25 billion in sales behind pharmaceutical and...

Cygnet man sentenced for letter threats

By RYAN DUNN STAFF WRITER BOWLING GREEN — An anonymous letter writer who called himself “The Olde Bastard” threatened in September to blow up North Baltimore Schools. He mailed a similar note to village police a few days later. That second letter carried the...