WITH VIDEO: $13 million raised for arts center

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER About $13 million already has been raised for the Marathon Center for the Performing Arts, which kicked off its public campaign Tuesday during a ceremonial groundbreaking in downtown Findlay. The public campaign will be an effort to raise about $2...

Ceramic artist featured at gallery

Ceramic artist Dick Overman will be featured at the Gaslight Gallery, 117 E. Crawford St., in August. An opening reception will be held from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday. Overman works in high-fired stoneware clay using oxidation glazes. His work consists of functional thrown shapes...

Through a lens gladly

By SARA ARTHURS Staff Writer After 40 years, 1,500 weddings and about 26,000 portraits, Findlay photographer Terry Baker is hanging up his camera. Baker, co-owner with his wife Rande of Baker Photography, started his business in 1974 and has photographed weddings, athletic teams,...

4-H project judging held

The Hancock County 4-H program recently held judging for its food and nutrition projects with the following results: Beyond the Grill: Andrew Ross, Hancock Hareraisers, grand champion; Caleb Breece, His Kids, reserve champion; JJ Mowrey, Prospectors, honorable mention. Cake...

Open house set at historic school

PANDORA — An open house will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 8 and 9 at the Bridenbaugh School in Pandora, during the Riley Creek Festival. The building has been fully restored and is on the National Register of Historic Places. At 10 a.m. on Aug. 8, Darrell Groman will...

Countdown to Football: Ada Bulldogs

It’s time to start thinking football. We’re counting down the days to the start of the high school football season by featuring an area school in each day’s newspaper. Today’s school, the Ada Bulldogs.   Sponsor:

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 yoga, 10-10:50 a.m.; SilverSneakers Splash, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; lunch, pizza...

Area Golf: Tweed siblings bond with golf

By JOHN REITMAN STAFF WRITER When Ty and Taylor Tweed get together on the golf course, one might think there would be a lot of trash talk back and forth as brother and sister try to get into each other’s heads. Although there is a little gamesmanship between the former...