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.

Retired auxiliary bishop of Toledo diocese dies

TOLEDO — The Rev. Robert W. Donnelly, a retired auxiliary bishop in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Toledo, died Monday in his home in West Toledo, said Sally Oberski, the diocese’s director of communications. Donnelly, 83, served as the third auxiliary bishop of Toledo...

Letters to the Editor 07-23-14

TIME TO RETAKE OUR FREEDOMS The July 16 Cryptoquote was a quote from one of our forefathers, Thomas Jefferson. “I hope our wisdom will grow with our power, and teach us, that the less we use our power, the greater it will be.” Somehow, our forefather’s smarts...

Public Record

Docket From the public records of the Findlay Police Department and the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office: Police Department A disturbance was reported Sunday at 218½ S. Main St. Car tires were slashed Sunday at 415 Walnut St. Assaults occurred Sunday at 126 Harrington Ave....

Ohio Supreme Court hears about 100 cases annually

By RYAN DUNN staff writer The Ohio Supreme Court reviews about 1,600 requests for rulings each year. The justices agree to hear about 100 of those appeals. Justice Judi French on Tuesday told Findlay Rotary Club members about the court’s inner workings and how it chooses...

County jobless rate rises

Hancock County’s jobless rate increased to 4.5 percent in June from 4 percent a month earlier. Unemployment rates climbed among each of Hancock County’s neighbors and in all but four of Ohio’s 88 counties, the state reported. Hancock County’s unemployment...

NB board OKs ‘blizzard bag’ use

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer NORTH BALTIMORE — As the mercury reached 90 degrees Tuesday, the North Baltimore school board was discussing blizzard bags. During the recent harsh winter, Ohio schools exceeded the limit of “calamity days” allowed by state law....