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Ohio Saw Record Number Of Tourists Visiting State In 2017

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio tourism officials say the state saw a record 219 million tourism visits last year, up from 212 million in 2016. TourismOhio director Matt MacLaren the increase is due to a variety of factors, such as Cedar Point and the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium adding...

Fire destroys outbuilding, damages home in Putnam County

A fire destroyed an outbuilding  and damaged a residence and a garage at 4081 Road 24 in Continental at 1:40 a.m. Saturday, according to the Putnam County Sheriff’s Office. No one was injured. The outbuilding is described as a medium sized shop, which was fully engulfed as...

Kasich Unsure How Much He’ll Back GOP Nominee For Ohio Gov.

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Fresh off a victory in Ohio’s primary election, the Democratic nominee for the state’s top office is reaching out to supporters of outgoing Republican Gov. John Kasich, whose policies have alienated many GOP supporters in recent years. Democrat...

Caught Red-handed: Reds Goof In Double Switch Vs. Dodgers

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Not so fast, Cincinnati Reds. Two days after they caught the Mets batting out of order, the Reds were tripped up in a double-switch that Dodgers manager Dave Roberts successfully argued on Friday night. In the seventh inning, Jesse Winker moved from left to...

Harvey Debuts For Reds In 6-2 Win Over Dodgers

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Matt Harvey tossed four innings of one-hit ball in his Reds debut, Scooter Gennett homered and drove in three runs, and Cincinnati defeated the scuffling Los Angeles Dodgers 6-2 on Friday night, extending their season-high winning streak to four games. Harvey...

Church and Religious Events

Concordia Lutheran Concordia Lutheran Church, 1431 Sixth St., will host Craig Stephens, graduate assistant with the systemics department at Concordia Theological Seminary of Fort Wayne, Indiana, to teach the 9 a.m. adult Bible class Sunday. Stephens will also lead the 10:15...

Saturday calendar

TODAY 50 North, 339 E. Melrose Ave.; fitness center open, 7 a.m.-3 p.m.; breakfast, 7-9 a.m.; billiards, 8 a.m.-noon; circuit boost, 9:30-10:15 a.m.; Young at Heart, 5-9 p.m. Alcoholics Anonymous, closed book, 7:30 a.m., Pioneer Club; women’s New Beginnings open discussion,...

Larry Bosserman

Larry J. Bosserman, 78, of Findlay, died Friday. Arrangements are pending at Coldren-Crates Funeral Home, Findlay.

Burnell F. Nelson

Private graveside services for Burnell F. Nelson, 95, of Findlay and formerly of Dunkirk, will held on Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at Dunkirk Cemetery with Pastor David Fetter officiating. He died at 5:30 a.m. on Thursday, May 10, 2018 at Brookdale in Findlay. He was born on June 26,...

Helen Groves

FOSTORIA — Helen M. Groves, 81, of Fostoria, died Thursday at ProMedica Toledo Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Mann-Hare-Hoening Funeral Home, Fostoria.