John Miller Jr.

NORTH BALTIMORE — John E. Miller Jr., 76, of North Baltimore, died at 1:16 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, at Briar Hill Health Campus, North Baltimore. Surviving are a son, Randy; two daughters, Barbara Gobrecht and Johnna Rawlins; and two sisters, Mary Eninger and Margaret...

Iona Stansbery

FOREST — Iona M. Stansbery, 86, formerly of Forest, died Friday at her daughter’s residence in Clay City, Indiana. Arrangements are pending at Clark Shields Funeral Home, Forest.

Homer Leslie Rader

Homer Leslie Rader, age 96, died on August 15th, 2014. He was born March 3, 1918 in McComb, OH, the son of Guy Grover and Maggie Mae (Musser) Rader. He was preceded in death by his parents; son Marvin; wife Garnet Gayle (Whitmer); brothers Harold, Morris, Joseph, Guy Jr.; and...

Irene Kuhn

FOSTORIA — A Mass of Christian Burial for Irene Kuhn, 87, of Fostoria, will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Wendelin Catholic Church, with the rosary recited at 10 a.m. Visitation will be held from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at Hoening Funeral...

Lillian Sheets

FOSTORIA — A funeral for Lillian R. Sheets, 100, of Fostoria, will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Mann-Hare-Hoening Funeral Home, Fostoria, the Rev. Donald Goodwin officiating. Burial will be in Knollcrest Gardens, west of Arcadia. Visitation will be held from 6 p.m. to 8...

Kohei Suzuki

Kohei Suzuki, the Founder of G.S.W. Manufacturing, Inc. in Findlay, Ohio and GS-Electech, in Toyota City, Japan passed away on August 2, 2014 at age 83. Chairman Suzuki graduated from Nanzan University with a BA in Sociology during March 1954 in Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture, Japan....

Boys soccer: Kalida squad appears loaded again

Kalida’s ‘Kardiac Kids’ put head coach Mark Czubic through some intense times a year ago. With seven seniors and 17 letter winners returning, Czubik and Wildcats’ fans will be hoping for a little less stress this season. After winning the 2013 Putnam...

Girls soccer: Bluffton, L-B looking for repeat titles

Area girls soccer teams have already gotten their seasons underway. And it seems like it will be many of the same programs that will be fighting for area league championships this year. Liberty-Benton, the defending champs in the North Central Ohio Soccer Association, was hit...

Prep volleyball: Another big year on the court?

Individually, it was an historic season for McComb and Upper Sandusky when they both traveled to the Ervin J. Nutter Center in Dayton for the 2013 state volleyball tournaments. Collectively, it was also a pretty profound statement for volleyball around the area. McComb and Upper...

Boys cross country: Grove seeking a return trip to state meet

When talking about area boys cross country teams, the conversation always seems to begin with Columbus Grove. The Bulldogs finished ninth at state in Division III last fall and return 10 letterwinners, including senior Colton Grothaus who finished 21st at National Trails Raceway...