John E. Chapin

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — John E. Chapin, 49, of Chattanooga, Tenn., passed away surrounded by his family after a valiant battle with cancer on Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014 at Hospice of Chattanooga. He was born on April 27, 1965 to the late Paul and Pauline (Rose) Chapin. He is...

Mildred Pearl (Lovejoy) Harding

BOWLING GREEN — Mildred Pearl (Lovejoy) Harding of Bowling Green, Ohio went to be with her Lord and Savior on October 27, 2014. She was born on December 13, 1940 in Wauseon to Lyle and Vera (Pike) Lovejoy. After graduating from Montpelier High School in 1958, she graduated...

Velma F. Salisbury

OTTAWA — Velma F. Salisbury, 87, of Ottawa, died at 11:20 a.m. Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at The Meadows of Leipsic. She was born December 13, 1926 in Putnam County to the late Hugo and Anna (Meyer) Recker. On August 21, 1947 she married Paul C. Salisbury who died January 1,...

Public Record

Docket From the public records of the Findlay Police Department and the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office: Police Department A Glen Haven Drive resident advised Wednesday that her credit card had been used without her consent. Items were stolen from 620 Meadowview Drive,...

Four qualify for state competition

CAREY — Four Carey High School students qualified for state Distributive Education Club of America competition following district competition this month. Taylor Cunningham, who won first place in public relations; Evan Rymer, first place in parliamentary law; Sadie Vaughn,...

Program planned on Robeson’s life

BLUFFTON — Anthony Brown, artist in residence at Hesston College, will bring 20th century athlete, artist and activist Paul Robeson to life in two programs at Bluffton University Monday and Tuesday. Brown, a baritone vocalist, will perform “I Go on Singing: Paul...

Magazine honors Donnell School

Donnell Middle School was recognized as an “Outstanding Project” by the magazine Learning By Design, which recognizes pre-kindergarten through 12th-grade and college/university building projects that show educational design excellence. Donnell received the honor in...

Oakwoods to host program on foxes

A program about foxes will be held at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Monday in “Doc” Phillips Discovery Center at Oakwoods Nature Preserve. The same program is offered each time. The program is recommended for children 3 to 6 years old, with an adult companion. Siblings may...

Liberty Township break-ins reported

The Hancock County Sheriff’s Office is investigating eight burglary and breaking-and-entering complaints reported since Oct. 22 in residential neighborhoods of Liberty Township northwest of Findlay. The crimes are being committed during night hours by unknown suspects....

Bluffton Precast Concrete building damaged by fire

BLUFFTON — Part of Bluffton Precast Concrete Co., at 8950 Dixie Highway, Bluffton, was destroyed after it caught on fire Wednesday, according to Bluffton Fire Chief Jon Kinn. Bluffton Fire Department was dispatched at 3:20 p.m. The southern part of Bluffton Precast...