Michael Parker

Michael A. Parker, 64, of Findlay, died Wednesday at Blanchard Valley Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Hufford Family Funeral Home.

Rhonda Meyer-Smith

A funeral for Rhonda Ruth Meyer-Smith, 57, of Findlay, will be held at 5 p.m. Monday at Coldren-Crates Funeral Home, the Rev. Paul DeMoss officiating. A private burial will be held at a later date. Visitation will be held two hours prior to the funeral Monday at the funeral home....

Paul Reak

Paul Reak, 54, of Findlay, died Friday at his residence. Arrangements are pending at Hufford Family Funeral Home.

Golf: Women have key role in golf’s future

By JOHN REITMAN STAFF WRITER Golf might be perceived as a game that caters to rich white men, but facilities that are not actively trying to change that image and tap into other markets risk losing out on a chance to grow their business. “Power, income, education,...

Janice Diller-Otto

Janice Diller-Otto, 84, passed away peacefully to be with the Lord on Wednesday, July 16, 2014. Janice was born March 28, 1930 in Leipsic, Ohio to Charles and Mary (Dukes) Nemire. She graduated from Blanchard High School, Gilboa, Ohio in 1948. She married Robert (Bob) R. Diller...

Edna L. Emans

LAFAYETTE, Ohio — Edna L. Emans, rural Lafayette, passed away at 8:56 p.m. July 17, 2014 at the age of 101 at the Mennonite Memorial Home, Bluffton where she had been for the last four weeks. She was born June 16, 1913 in Gilboa to Henry and Uzela Ramsey Fairchild. On...

Prep Football: Findlay’s Kairys shines in Gold’s 14-6 All-Star loss

PERRYSBURG — Findlay’s Nick Kairys caught six passes for 62 yards, including one to set up the Gold’s only score of the night in a 14-6 loss to the Black in the 2014 Northwest Ohio All-Star fooball game at Perrysburg’s Steinecker Stadium on Friday. Kairys,...

Women’s Golf: Elizabeth at home on Ohio course

By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR SYLVANIA — If everything had gone the way Victoria Elizabeth originally hoped, she wouldn’t be playing in the Marathon Classic this weekend. A parental decision dictated that Elizabeth switch from one sport to another, but she grew to...

Making space

It may be possible to squeeze 126 people into a 98-bed jail. But it would be dangerous — and illegal. So officials are being creative in finding ways to make best use of the available space at the Hancock County Justice Center as they work to reduce the backlog of offenders...

Saturday’s scoreboard

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL American League East Division W L Pct GB Baltimore 52 42 .553 — New York 48 47 .505 4½ Toronto 49 48 .505 4½ Boston 44 52 .458 9 Tampa Bay 44 53 .454 9½ Central Division W L Pct GB Detroit 53 39 .576 — Cleveland 48 47 .505 6½ Kansas City 48 47...