Preserving our agricultural heritage

By JEANNIE WILEY WOLF Staff Writer The Hancock Historical Museum and the University of Findlay are working together to preserve stories of the county’s agriculture heritage. As part of the initial work, six farmers are being interviewed on camera. The recorded interviews...

Community Foundation awards over $146K

The Findlay-Hancock County Community Foundation board of trustees approved grants totaling $146,032 at the July board meeting. The total includes three competitive grants totaling $113,732; two president’s discretionary grants totaling $2,300; and 15 donor-advised grants...

Lack of donations causing blood shortage

The American Red Cross is facing a looming blood shortage, leading to an urgent need for donors of all blood types. Donations through the Red Cross are down approximately 8 percent over the last 11 weeks, resulting in about 80,000 fewer donations than expected. The number of...

Thursday calendar

TODAY Findlay Senior Center, 339 E. Melrose Ave.; fitness center open, 5 a.m.-9 p.m.; billiards, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.; outdoor pickleball, 8-11 a.m., pavilion; EnhanceFitness, 9-9:50 a.m.; SilverSneakers Splash, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Birchaven; lunch, Salisbury steak with roasted...

Suicide support group to meet

The PALS support group (Persons Affected by a Loved One’s Suicide) will meet at 7 p.m. today at Blanchard Valley Hospital. The meeting will be held on the second floor of the Ruse Building, above the emergency room. The group is free and open to anyone grieving the loss of...

Masonic scholarships awarded

Several scholarships have been awarded by the Findlay Masonic Bodies through the Oran L. Goodman Scholarship Fund. The $1,000 scholarships are given for academic excellence as well as need to graduating high school seniors. Recipients are Jessica Beck, Silverlyn Roth and Jordan...

YMCA more than halfway to $100K campaign goal

The Findlay Family YMCA has raised $56,900 toward its goal of $100,000 in the 2014 Community Annual Support Campaign. All of the funds raised go to making the YMCA available to all who need it. Community programs supported through the campaign include swim lessons, youth sports,...

Photo day, head coaches list sought from area schools

Area athletics directors are asked to return their coaches’ list for the 2014-15 school year as soon as possible to The Courier sports department. A form to fill out listing the school’s head coaches for each varsity sport has been faxed and emailed to the ADs at all...

Thursday’s Scoreboard

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL American League East Division W L Pct GB Baltimore 55 44 .556 — New York 52 48 .520 3½ Toronto 53 49 .520 3½ Tampa Bay 49 53 .480 7½ Boston 47 54 .465 9 Central Division W L Pct GB Detroit 56 42 .571 — Cleveland 51 50 .505 6½ Kansas City 50 50...

Baseball: Astros recall Marc Krauss

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Houston Astros have placed outfielder George Springer on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right quadriceps and recalled utility man and Patrick Henry grad Marc Krauss from Triple-A Oklahoma City. The Astros announced the moves before...