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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,...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

Legion baseball: Ottawa ousts Findlay from tourney

Ottawa scored six runs in the top of the sixth inning and the Fighting 63rd, beaten twice by Findlay during the regular season, avenged those setbacks with a 9-5 win over the Post 3 club on Friday in the Region 1 American Legion baseball tournament at the Findlay High School...

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...

Resurfacing work will continue on 5 Findlay streets

Next week, crews will continue resurfacing work on five Findlay streets, which will cause road closures. Construction is planned from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Affected roads are likely to be closed to through traffic from Monday through Wednesday. The five streets are Defiance Avenue...

Free practice ACT offered at library

A free practice ACT will be offered for grades eight through 12 from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on July 26 in the Findlay-Hancock County Public Library’s Lindamood Room. Participants are asked to bring No. 2 pencils and a calculator. A snack will be provided during the morning...