Photo day, head coaches list sought from area schools

Area athletics directors are asked to return their coaches’ list for the 2014-15 school year as soon as possible to The Courier sports department. A form to fill out listing the school’s head coaches for each varsity sport has been faxed and emailed to the ADs at all...

Pro Football: Big Ben contract talks are on hold

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers want to reward Ben Roethlisberger for the two Super Bowls he’s already won while also making sure the talent around their quarterback is good enough to make a legitimate run at a third ring. Doing both at the same time...

Norman Decker

Norman Lee Decker, 77, of Findlay, died at 11:30 a.m. Friday at Blanchard Valley Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Coldren-Crates Funeral Home.

Arthur E. Wyant

ARLINGTON — Arthur E. Wyant, 74, of Arlington, Ohio and formerly of Risingsun, Ohio died Thursday evening, July 24, 2014 at the Bridge Hospice Center in Findlay. He was born on April 26, 1940 in Kansas, Ohio to Earl & Bertha (Rinebold) Wyant. He married Dona M. Woessner...

Mollie M. Flick Treece

Mollie M. Flick Treece, age 99, of Findlay, died at 12:10 a.m. on Friday, July 25, 2014 at Heritage Care Center in Findlay. She was born on March 28, 1915 in Hancock County to the late Frank and Mattie (Hoover) Swinehart. She married Ottus O. Flick on July 22, 1936 and he died on...

Helen Petersen

DESHLER — A funeral for Helen B. Petersen, 81, of Deshler, will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at St. Stephen Lutheran Church, Hamler, the Rev. Tamara Wood officiating. Burial will be in Hope/St. Stephen Cemetery, Hamler. Visitation will be held from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday at...

Maxine McCafferty

BLUFFTON — A funeral for Maxine J. McCafferty, 90, of Bluffton, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Chiles-Laman Funeral & Cremation Services, Bluffton, the Rev. Kimberly Miller officiating. Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery, Bluffton. Visitation will be held from...

J. David Anderson

LIMA — J. David “Davey” Anderson, 76, of Lima, and formerly of Bluffton, died at 6:30 a.m. Friday, July 25, 2014, at his residence. He married Kaye Anne Miller, and she preceded him in death. Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Brent (Valerie) Kuenzli, Rawson; and...

Danny Marker Sr.

FOSTORIA — A private family gathering for Danny J. Marker Sr., 70, formerly of Fostoria, will be held Monday at Hoening Funeral Home, Fostoria. Burial will be in Mount Zion Cemetery, Portage Township, Wood County. Mr. Marker Sr. died Saturday, July 19, 2014. Surviving are...

Saturday’s Scoreboard

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL American League East Division W L Pct GB Baltimore 56 45 .554 – New York 54 48 .529 2½ Toronto 54 50 .519 3½ Tampa Bay 50 53 .485 7 Boston 47 56 .456 10 Central Division W L Pct GB Detroit 57 42 .576 – Kansas City 52 50 .510 6½ Cleveland 51 52...