Keith W. Phillips

ARLINGTON — Keith W. Phillips, 59, of Arlington, Ohio went to be with the Lord at 3:43 p.m. on Monday, June 20, 2016 at the Bridge Hospice Care Center of Findlay, after an 11 month courageous battle with cancer. He was born in Findlay on October 31, 1956 to Delmar...

John C. ‘LJ’ Kiebel

RICHLAND, Minn. — John C. “LJ” Kiebel, 67, formerly of Fostoria, and currently Richland, Minnesota, passed away on May 26, 2016 after a short, courageous battle with lung cancer. John was born June 23, 1948 in Fostoria, Ohio and was a 1966 graduate of St....

Locally: Fostoria native to coach men’s golf for McKendree

LEBANON, Ill. — Fostoria native Josh Williams has been named the new head men’s golf coach at McKendree University. Williams, an Arcadia graduate, was hired by McKendree after a four-year run as the men’s golf coach at Owens Community College. McKendree is an...

Wednesday’s Scoreboard

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL American League East Division W L Pct GB Baltimore 40 29 .580 — Boston 39 31 .557 1½ Toronto 39 34 .534 3 New York 34 36 .486 6½ Tampa Bay 31 38 .449 9 Central Division W L Pct GB Cleveland 40 30 .571 — Kansas City 38 32 .543 2 Detroit 36 35 .507...

Public Record

Docket From the public records of the Findlay Police Department and the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office: Police Department Items were missing Monday from an unlocked car at 301 W. Melrose Ave. Two Findlay residents were jailed Monday under separate warrants after being...

Chamber golf outing postponed

CAREY — The 2016 Carey Area Chamber of Commerce golf outing, scheduled for Saturday, has been postponed. The event will be rescheduled and the time and date will be released when available. For more information, contact Cassie Carlson, executive director at the chamber, at...

Hancock jobless rate unchanged

Hancock County’s unemployment rate remained unchanged at 3.4 percent in May from a month earlier, the state reported. Jobless rates declined in 76 of Ohio’s 88 counties in May. Putnam County’s rate declined from 3.5 percent to 3.3 percent last month, tied for...

Fostorians discuss fiscal woes

By BRIAN BOHNERT FOR THE COURIER FOSTORIA — Nearly 20 people attended a town hall meeting Tuesday night to discuss Fostoria’s fiscal emergency, but only one person approached the podium. Greg Cassidy, 710 College Ave., addressed members of Fostoria Council’s...

Fostoria Council begins considering 2017 city budget

By BRIAN BOHNERT FOR THE COURIER FOSTORIA — Fostoria City Council gave a first reading Tuesday to the 2017 city budget, one that projects the next fiscal year could end with a $1.6 million deficit. The city was placed in a “fiscal emergency” by state Auditor...

Murder suspect seeking bond reduction

By ALLISON REAMER STAFF WRITER An Arlington man accused of killing a 2-year-old Findlay boy may have his bond modified once he completes a jail sentence for a separate felony next month. Brent R. Houdeshell, 28, was charged with murder, an unclassified felony; endangering...