Nancy Zehender

Nancy J. Zehender, 65, of Findlay, died Tuesday at her residence. Arrangements are pending at Hufford Family Funeral Home.

Helen Boucha

FOSTORIA — Helen Boucha, 73, of Fostoria, died Thursday at Birchaven in Findlay. Arrangements are pending at Mann-Hare-Hoening Funeral Home, Fostoria.

John L. DeYoung Jr

John L. DeYoung, Jr., 68 of Findlay, passed away at his residence at 12:52 a.m. on Friday, July 21, 2017. He was born on May 16, 1949 in Lima, Ohio to the late John and Thelma (Burkholder) DeYoung, Sr. On June 28, 1986, John married Joyce Watkins and she survives in Findlay. John...

Wayne Rollie Gnepper

TIFFIN — Wayne Rollie Gnepper, 89, of Tiffin and formerly of New Riegel, passed away on Tuesday evening, July 25, 2017 at Seneca House, Tiffin. He was born on December 31, 1927, in Salem Twp. in Oak Harbor to Rollie and Elizabeth (Gahn) Gnepper. On August 13, 1949, he...

Local Roundup: ONU football picked to finish in top half of OAC

CANTON — The Ohio Northern University football team was selected to finish third in the media poll and fourth in the coaches poll in the Ohio Athletic Conference at the 2017 OAC football media day held at the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton. ONU received 54 points in...

Countdown to Football: Bluffton Pirates

We’re counting down the days until the start of the high school football season by taking a quick look at each area team. Today’s countdown to football team is the Bluffton Pirates.

Prep Sports: 10 area athletes honored by OHSAA

COLUMBUS — A total of 10 area athletes who recently graduated were among the 186 statewide to be awarded scholarships by the Ohio High School Athletic Association. Thirty-six of the honorees will receive $1,000 awards from the OHSAA, including six (one from each district)...

Fraud alert

Last year a village in Madison County became a case study for why Ohio needs better rules to regulate the use of local government-issued credit cards. In a fraud that unfolded between 2012 and 2016 in Mount Sterling, Administrator Joseph A. Johnson stole $724,000 from the...

Letters to the Editor 07-28-17

A THIEF IN THE NIGHT It takes someone lower than a snake to steal from a dead man’s grave site. That’s just what you did: You stole two in-ground spinner ornaments off my husband’s neatly cared for grave. You are worse than a thief in the night. Just what were...

Friday’s Scoreboard

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL American League East Division W L Pct GB Boston 56 47 .544 — New York 53 46 .535 1 Tampa Bay 53 49 .520 2½ Baltimore 48 53 .475 7 Toronto 47 54 .465 8 Central Division W L Pct GB Cleveland 55 45 .550 — Kansas City 53 47 .530 2 Minnesota 49 51...