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City Council unable to pass 2015 budget

By BRIAN BOHNERT for the courier FOSTORIA — With two members absent, Fostoria City Council on Tuesday was only able to give the city’s 2015 budget the first of three required readings. City Auditor Steve Garner had asked council to adopt the budget in emergency...

Mark Schmitz

McCOMB — Mark E. Schmitz, 50, of McComb, died at 8 a.m. Tuesday at Bridge Hospice Care Center, Bowling Green. Arrangements are pending at Kirkpatrick-Behnke Funeral Home, Findlay.

Marie P. Korte Schmersal

COLUMBUS GROVE — Marie P. Korte Schmersal, 94, died at 7:25 a.m. on Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at St. Rita’s Medical Center, Lima, Ohio. She was born on May 18, 1920 in Cuba, Ohio to Edward and Petronella (Merschman) Bockrath, who preceded her in death. Marie married...

Patricia McVay

GALLOWAY — Patricia E. McVay, 65, of Galloway, and formerly of Findlay, died Monday evening in the Doctors Hospital emergency room, Columbus. Arrangements are pending at Stombaugh-Batton Funeral Home, Carey.

Robert Clymer

Robert G. Clymer, 83, of Findlay, died at 7:10 a.m. Tuesday at his residence. Arrangements are pending at Coldren-Crates Funeral Home.

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...