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One person killed in Wood County

BOWLING GREEN — A  Weston woman was killed Wednesday after her vehicle collided with a tractor-trailer in Wood County. Charlotte Stock, 65, died following the 8:55 a.m. crash on Potter Road and U.S. 6 in Plain Township, according to the Wood County Sheriff’s Office....

Elmwood teens enter pleas in cancer scam

BOWLING GREEN — Two area students have admitted to soliciting money for a non-existent cancer victim. The brothers, 15 and 17 years old, admitted to a first-degree misdemeanor charge of theft on Tuesday in Wood County Juvenile Court, according to The Blade. They were then...

Officials debate city’s business tax collection procedures

By JOY BROWN STAFF WRITER How Findlay collects income taxes from businesses, a practice that influences revenue projections, long-term budgeting, and ultimately many aspects of city operations and services, came under debate at last week’s income tax board meeting. The...

Phyllis McDill

FOSTORIA — Phyllis A. McDill, 58, of Fostoria, died at 2:08 p.m. Wednesday at St. Catherine’s Care Center, Fostoria. Arrangements are pending at Stombaugh-Batton Funeral Home, Carey.

Audrey M. Gerdeman

LEIPSIC — Audrey M. Gerdeman, 89, of Leipsic, died 1:33 p.m., Tuesday, August 12, 2014 at The Meadows of Leipsic. She was born March 29, 1925 in Riley Township to the late Clayton and Mary (Kiene) Windau. On October 29, 1950, she married Elmer H. Gerdeman. He died January...

UF volleyball team seeking more success

By BRIAN LESTER STAFF WRITER Two straight winning seasons. Back-to-back trips to the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference tournament. Life is good again for the University of Findlay volleyball team, which is ready to take another step forward after its first 20-win...

Rachel Mary Yoakam

BLUFFTON — Rachel Mary Yoakam, 75, passed away August 12, 2014, at 10:10 p.m. at St. Rita’s Medical Center, Lima. Rachel was born June 29, 1939 in Lima to Carl and Edith Hartman DeVier who preceded her in death. On June 7, 1958 she married Gerald “Jerry”...

Howard D. Hunter

CAREY — Howard D. Hunter, 83, of Carey, died Wednesday, August 13, 2104 at Wyandot County Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Upper Sandusky, OH. Born in Fostoria, Ohio on April 8, 1931, he was the son of the late Ray P. and Alice L. (Tong) Hunter. He married Wanda...

Hancock Sheriff’s Office plans drunk-driving crackdown

This year’s “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” crackdown will run from Friday through the Labor Day holiday on Sept. 1, the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office has announced. Law enforcement will target this time period because holiday weekends bring a surge in...