Antiques to be appraised

Free antique appraisals with Annie Stratton will be offered at the Putnam County District Library and two of its branches this month. Participants may bring two items to be appraised, excluding coins, stamps and weapons. The program will be offered from 6-8 p.m. Sept. 25 at the...

Dinner on Broadway aids American Cancer Society

The American Cancer Society will present Dinner on Broadway, an urban dinner with local fare, from 5-10 p.m. Sept. 30. The one-of-a-kind dinner will host 150 people seated at one long table stretching along Broadway Street in downtown Findlay. Guests will enjoy a meal prepared by...

Bluffton rec center offers fall sessions for kids

BLUFFTON — Bluffton Family Recreation is accepting registrations for the first of two six-week fall sessions for youngsters. Session I runs from the third week of September to Oct. 27, with all classes at BFR, 215 Snider Road, Bluffton. Classes include: Rookie Sports:...

Library plans author visit

OTTAWA — Author Lois Hutchinson will visit the Putnam County District Library in Ottawa at 1 p.m. Sept. 23. Hutchinson wrote “Footprints in the Dust,” a historical fiction novel set in Putnam County during the Civil War. Her interest was sparked by stories about...

Jo Fran Fenstermaker

POWELL — Jo Fran Fenstermaker, age 74 of Powell, Ohio, passed away unexpectedly on September 12, 2017 at Riverside Methodist Hospital. Jo Fran was born September 20, 1942 to Frances and Joseph Ferrell. She worked as a Dental Assistant for 30 years in Reynoldsburg, Ohio for...

Lawrence Cavanaugh

A Mass of Christian Burial for Lawrence Joseph Cavanaugh, 86, of Tipton, Indiana, and formerly of Deshler, will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Paul’s Catholic Chapel, Hamler, the Revs. Nicholas Cunningham and Deacon James Schortgen officiating. Burial will be in...

Saturday calendar

TODAY 50 North, 339 E. Melrose Ave.; fitness center open, 7 a.m.-3 p.m.; billiards, 8 a.m.-noon; basic cycling mix, 8:30-9:15 a.m.; circuit boost, 9:30-10:15 a.m.; Nagashi Do, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Alcoholics Anonymous, closed book, 7:30 a.m., Pioneer Club; women’s New...

Franklin Searfoss

MILFORD “” Franklin Searfoss, 92, died Tuesday at Pinebrook Assisted Living, Milford. Arraignments are pending at Kirkpatrick-Behnke Funeral Home.

Bernard Meyer

A memorial service for Bernard W. “Bill” Meyer, 70, of Miamisburg and formerly of Findlay, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 23 at New Apostolic Church, 696 N. Fairfield Rd., Beavercreek, the Rev. Mark Jauss Jr. officiating. Visitation will be held one hour...

Pamela S. Bott

On September 14, 2017, Pamela S. Bott, 39, of Findlay, Ohio was released from her earthly body and is sure to be enjoying the party on the other side. Pam will be welcomed as she joins her husband, Dean (the rock in her life) as well as her parents, Phyllis (Netz) and Paul Snyder...