Donald Richard ‘Rick’ Lasater

VAN BUREN — Donald Richard “Rick” Lasater, age 60, of Van Buren, Ohio went to be with his Lord and Savior at 10:30 pm on Tuesday, March 11, 2014. Rick was born in Casper, Wyoming, on November 25, 1953, to Roy and Bonnie (Scott) Lasater. He married Ann M. Orwick...

Dorothy C. Vorst

KALIDA — Dorothy C. Vorst, 90, of Kalida, died 6:00 a.m., March 11, 2014 at the Putnam County Ambulatory Care Center. She was born June 16, 1923 in Landeck, Ohio to the late Anthony and Elizabeth (Stretker) Schnipke. On June 5, 1946 she married Paul J. Vorst who preceded...

Kenneth E. ‘Ken’ Russell

WALBRIDGE — Kenneth E. “Ken” Russell, 78, of Walbridge, entered into God’s Care on March 11, 2014. Ken was born in Fostoria, Ohio on November 2, 1935 to George and Erma Russell, both of whom preceded him in death. Ken graduated from Fostoria High School in...

John N. Sheeley

UPPER SANDUSKY — John N. Sheeley, age 93, of Upper Sandusky died at 3:15PM Tues Mar 11, 2014 at Westbrook Assisted Living and Memory Care. He was born on Jan. 27, 1921 in Tiffin to the late Peter F. and Theresa M. (Engemann) Sheeley. On July 18, 1943 he married Colleen M....

SWCD to offer free land management workshop

A free land management workshop will be hosted by the Hancock Soil & Water Conservation District on March 31. The workshop will be held from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Hancock County Agricultural Service Center meeting room, 7868 County 140, Findlay. Speakers will address...

House fire damage estimated at $200,000

An early-morning fire heavily damaged a Marion Township home Wednesday. The fire was reported at 8606 Marion Township 242 at about 1:40 a.m. Wednesday, said Washington Township Fire Chief Tom Moses. It spread to the chimney, attic, bedroom and living room, Moses said. “It...

Rural Development to host meeting on energy program

Rural Development, a U.S. Department of Agriculture agency, will host a Monday meeting about funding opportunities through the Rural Energy For America Program. In addition, the Ohio Development Services Agency and the Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority will provide information...

Public Record

Docket From the public records of the Findlay Police Department and the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office: Police Department Four people were taken into custody Tuesday under separate warrants after being found in the 100 block of Monroe Avenue, at 1055 Tiffin Ave., 133...

Program offered on horror films

The Findlay-Hancock County Library will host a presentation on Italian horror films at 6 p.m. March 19 in the Lindamood Room. Library staff member Chris Spradlin will review the influence Italian horror films have had on the genre in countries such as Mexico, England and Belgium....

US to seek new indictment against Indian diplomat

NEW YORK (AP) — An Indian diplomat whose arrest and strip-search spurred an international flap had the case against her dismissed by a federal judge on Wednesday, but prosecutors suggested they might refile the charges stemming from claims she exploited her housekeeper....