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NFL: Lions talking up winless Browns

By NOAH TRISTER AP Sports Writer DETROIT — To hear Ameer Abdullah tell it, the winless Cleveland Browns might as well be Super Bowl contenders. “They’re a really good team, statistically. Go look them up defensively,” said Abdullah, whose Detroit Lions face the Browns this...

NFL: Bengals facing different Titans team

By JOE KAY AP Sports Writer The low point came two years ago, when the Tennessee Titans were mired in another abysmal season. Instead of big crowds, they’d have more than 10,000 empty seats in their home stadium. Win by win, they’re refilling the place. The Titans (5-3) have...

NFL: Goodell extension coming soon

By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer NEW YORK — The NFL expects a five-year contract extension with Commissioner Roger Goodell to be finalized soon, despite a threatened lawsuit by Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones. NFL spokesman Joe Lockhart said that “our expectation is this...

Once ‘de facto national church’ marks 200 years

  By SARA ARTHURS STAFF WRITER The Episcopal Diocese of Ohio is celebrating its 200th anniversary and the rector of the Findlay church will be attending the celebration. The Rev. John Drymon, rector of Trinity Episcopal Church in Findlay, said the Episcopal church is a place...

Church and Religious Events

Bluffton University BLUFFTON — Bluffton University will host a concert featuring its jazz ensemble and Gospel choir at 6 p.m. today in Yoder Recital Hall. The jazz ensemble, under the direction of Andrew Liebermann, will play several numbers arranged for various...

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.; Young at Heart, 5-9 p.m. Alcoholics Anonymous, closed book, 7:30 a.m., Pioneer Club;...

Marilyn Jane (Johnson) Oakley

April 25, 1933 – Oct. 31, 2017 CONYERS, Georgia — Marilyn Jane Johnson Oakley was the eldest daughter of William Carl and Elin Martina Anderson Johnson, born on April 25, 1933 in Bluffton, Ohio. A 1951 graduate of Arlington High School in Arlington, Ohio, Marilyn...

Cathleen Ellison

FOSTORIA — A funeral for Cathleen Vivian Ellison, 66, of Fostoria, will be held at 1 p.m. Monday at Mann-Hare-Hoening Funeral Home, Fostoria, the Rev. William Bentley officiating. Committal services and burial will be held in Fountain Cemetery, Fostoria. Visitation will be...

Margene M. Butler

Margene M. Butler died November 8, 2017. She was the wife of Norman E. Butler, who died October 29th, 2002. Survivors include a daughter, Nancy A., and a son and daughter-in-law, Dennis E. and Sidany Butler, a granddaughter, Darianealy, a surviving sister, Susan Emerson, and many...

Dorothy E. Kitchen

Dorothy Eloise Kitchen, 96 of Findlay, passed away at 4:45 a.m. on Friday, November 10, 2017 at the Heritage Nursing Home. Dorothy was born on October 2, 1921 in Rawson, Ohio to Asa J. and Dora (Peterson) Hiestand. She married Everett Leroy Kitchen on February 20, 1939 and he...