Lifesavers

Each year, about 380,000 Americans of all ages die of sudden cardiac arrest, making it the leading cause of death in this country. Fortunately, Bloomdale’s Ron Rook proved sudden cardiac arrest doesn’t have to be fatal. Through what some are calling divine...

McComb offering open enrollment

McCOMB — Open enrollment applications for McComb schools are now available for the 2014-15 school year. Applications can be obtained at the superintendent’s office between 8 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and must be returned to the office by May 2. Students...

Terrence E. Bradley

BEREA — Terrence E. Bradley, 87, of Berea, died February 25, 2014. He was born October 25, 1926 in Fremont, Ohio, son of Walter E. and Helen (Knight) Bradley. He grew up in Columbia City, Indiana and Findlay, Ohio. Terry graduated from Findlay High School and received a...

Larry Dean Durain Sr.

VAN BUREN — Larry Dean Durain, Sr., 74, of Van Buren, died at 6:47 a.m., Monday, March 10, 2014, at Bridge Hospice Care Center, Findlay. He was born on August 29, 1939, in Findlay to the late William and Mildred (Shively) Greeno. He married Judith M. Brocksieker on February...

Dorothy R. Withrow

Dorothy R. Withrow, 87, of Findlay, died at 12:09 p.m. on Monday, March 10, 2014 at Blanchard Valley Hospital. She was born on February 14, 1927 in Bluffton to the late Russell N. and Mary F. (Hixon) Elzay. Dorothy married Claire E. Withrow on July 23, 1945 and he preceded her in...

Letters to the Editor 03-12-14

GIVE PLAN A LONG TEST RUN Interest is high regarding the future of Main Street, Findlay. Plans illustrated recently in The Courier push for a single lane of traffic, both north and south, and “back-in angle parking.” Opposing opinions are strong. Several writers have...

UF, Owens awarded grants

The University of Findlay and Owens Community College’s Findlay campus have been jointly awarded $367,491 in state grants. The money will be used to better prepare students for internships, and the University of Findlay will hire four specialists to assist in placing...

County jobless rate rises

Hancock County’s unemployment rate rose to 5.7 percent in January from 5.2 percent a month earlier as holiday season jobs ended, the state reported. Unemployment rates grew that month in all 88 counties in Ohio, and they typically do because of the end of the holiday...

More winter weather on the way

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for northern Ohio until 8 p.m. today. Rain was expected to arrive in the region overnight, possibly sleet and freezing rain, followed by snow today. Snow accumulation of 6 to 10 inches is possible in parts of northern...

County increases rates for housing inmates

The Hancock County commissioners on Tuesday approved an increase in the rates the county charges the city of Findlay for housing inmates at the county jail. The agreement would raise jail fees from $55 to $84 per day for each Findlay prisoner. City Council voted in support of the...