Mural dilemma

On economic development, Findlay continues to expand its horizons. Need proof? This week’s announcement that the community is, once again, at the very top of the best “micropolitan” communities list in the nation. But when it comes to certain social matters like...

Betty J. Russell

Betty J. Russell, 77, of Carey, died at 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at her daughter’s home in Carey, surrounded by her family. Born February 21, 1941 in Porterdale, GA., she was the daughter of the late Lonnie and Mary (Wilson) Sockwell. She married Dorsel Russell on...

Elizabeth L. ‘Betty’ Karhoff

LIMA — Elizabeth Louise (Betty) Karhoff, 90, formerly of Bluffton, Pandora, and Leesburg, Florida died on March 4, 2018, at 12:38 p.m. at Lima Rehab & Nursing Center. Betty was born September 29, 1927 in Delphos, to Albert and Elnora (Weichart) Schmersal who preceded...

Dorothy M. Hoffman

Dorothy M. Hoffman, 96, went to be with her Lord and Savior on March 8, 2018, at 4:30 a.m. at The Heritage House, Findlay. Dorothy M. was born August 19, 1921 in Bechtelsville, Pennsylvania, to Herbert and Florence (Heydt) Fronheiser who preceded her in death. On June 8, 1946 she...

Public Record

Docket From the public records of the Findlay Police Department and the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office: Police Department A Vanlue man was arrested on a felony drunken-driving charge Wednesday after he was caught driving in the wrong lane, with a suspended license, in the...

Former Findlay police chief appeals firing

By EILEEN MCCLORY and DENISE GRANT STAFF WRITERS Former Findlay Police Capt. Sean Young has filed an appeal of his firing from the department last September. He also has filed a case with the Ohio State Personnel Board of Review, alleging he was fired because he was a...

State adding new security features to driver’s licenses, state ID cards

Chris Oaks spoke with Don Petit, state registrar of the Ohio Department of Motor Vehicles. Q: The BMV is making some significant changes to the Ohio driver’s license and state ID card this year. What’s happening and why? A: In addition to having a new look,...

Duo turn Fostoria’s Dairy Queen into business internship program

By MORGAN MANNS FOR THE COURIER FOSTORIA — A sister-brother duo, who have their own separate businesses in Fostoria, have taken over the operation of their parents’ business — Fostoria’s Dairy Queen — and are giving the shop more purpose than a place...