Forest library to show movies

FOREST — The Forest-Jackson Public Library will host three “Beat the Heat” movie matinees for families in August. The schedule is: “Rio 2,” 1 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. Aug. 5; “The Lego Movie,” 1 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. Aug. 12; and “Muppets Most...

Mary Kindle

KENTON — Mary Kindle, 91, of Kenton, and formerly of Dunkirk, died at 6:25 a.m. Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at Kenton Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She married Lloyd Kindle, and they were divorced. Surviving are two daughters, Elinor (Bob Plaugher) Laing, Lima; and Mrs....

Richard Bailey

FOSTORIA — A funeral for Richard F. Bailey, 54, of Fostoria, will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday at Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home, Fostoria, the Rev. Mary Garner officiating. Burial will be in Perry Center Cemetery, Perry Township. Visitation will be held two hours prior to the...

Wednesday’s scoreboard

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL American League East Division W L Pct GB Baltimore 54 44 .551 — Toronto 52 49 .515 3½ New York 50 48 .510 4 Tampa Bay 48 53 .475 7½ Boston 47 53 .470 8 Central Division W L Pct GB Detroit 55 41 .573 — Cleveland 51 49 .510 6 Kansas City 49 50 .495...

College Basketball: UF men among elite hoops company

By BRIAN LESTER STAFF WRITER Charlie Ernst said his University of Findlay men’s basketball team strives to hit the 20-win mark each year. For the last 13 seasons, the Oilers have accomplished it. The run includes a 36-0 NCAA Division II national championship season five...

Ronald George Rizor II

Ronald George Rizor II, 53, of Findlay, passed away at 4:04 p.m. on Sunday, July 20, 2014 at The University of Toledo Medical Center. He was born on December 10, 1960 in Kenton, Ohio, to Ronald and Susan (Shisler) Rizor. Ronald is survived by his mother; daughters, Amanda Owen,...

No time to text

It may seem an exercise in futility to some, but the ongoing enforcement blitz to deter distracted drivers, especially those who text and drive, is worth the effort. Like sobriety checkpoints, which seldom result in the arrest of drunken drivers, the six-state push to curb...

Marilyn Wilkinson

FOSTORIA — A funeral for Marilyn (Heter) Wilkinson, 80, of Fostoria, will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Mann-Hare-Hoening Funeral Home, Fostoria, the Revs. Jeff Ridenour and Diane Carter officiating. Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery, West Millgrove. Visitation will be...

Robert McOwen

Robert John “Bob” McOwen, 54, of Beaverdam, died Monday, July 21, 2014, at Kindred Hospital, Lima. Local survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Brian (Nicole) Wingate, Bluffton. A memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday at Cairo United Methodist Church. Memorials...

Boil advisory lifted in McComb

McCOMB — The water boil advisory in McComb was lifted at 1:45 p.m. Tuesday, village officials said. Water pressure was lost due to a waterline break, which has been fixed. Water testing came back negative, according to village officials.