Track and Field: Trio of former UF stars in U.S. Olympic Trials

A trio of former University of Findlay track and field athletes will have a chance to qualify for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio when they compete in the U.S. Olympic Trials, beginning today in Eugene, Oregon. Derrick Vicars, Justin Welch and Raven Clay will each be...

Area Golf: Munoz fires a 68 to lead FAGA field

FOSTORIA — Matt Munoz shot a 2-under-par 68 to win the boys 16-18 age division of the Findlay Area Golf Association tournament at Lakeland Golf Club on Thursday. Hunter Foltz (71) and Brandon Wehrle (73) finished second and third, respectively, behind Munoz. Wehrle topped...

Twin juveniles sentenced for Wood County fires

By BRIAN BOHNERT for the courier Twin brothers charged in a series of Wood County arson fires were sentenced Wednesday to an indefinite stay at a juvenile correctional facility in Sandusky. Alex and Andrew Crawford, both 16, appeared before a judge in Huron County Juvenile and...

Friday’s Scoreboard

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL American League East Division W L Pct GB Baltimore 47 30 .610 — Boston 42 36 .538 5½ Toronto 43 38 .531 6 New York 39 39 .500 8½ Tampa Bay 33 45 .423 14½ Central Division W L Pct GB Cleveland 48 30 .615 — Kansas City 42 36 .538 6 Detroit 41 38...

Fireworks complaints expected

By HOLLY SHIVELY STAFF WRITER The Findlay Police Department expects to get the most fireworks complaints of the year beginning today through Tuesday, but few arrests are likely. Ohio’s fireworks law prohibits any fireworks from being set off by unlicensed individuals in the...

Safety tips offered

The American Red Cross reminds the public that the safest way to enjoy fireworks is to attend a public show put on by professionals. Many cities and states outlaw most fireworks, but those setting off fireworks at home are being encouraged by the Red Cross to follow these safety...

Fourth events begin Saturday

Findlay will be marking the Independence Day holiday with three days of events. On Saturday, the public is being invited to a picnic at Riverside Park that will feature music by the United States Army Field Band Jazz Ambassadors and the Findlay High School Marching Band. The...

Bigelow Hill remembers school’s first therapy dog

By DANAE KING STAFF WRITER As the first canine of her kind at Findlay City Schools, Dixie touched a lot of lives — those of students and teachers. Dixie, the first therapy dog to work in the district, was a staff member at Bigelow Hill Intermediate and Northview Primary...

New sidewalks, gazebo planned for Mount Blanchard this summer

MOUNT BLANCHARD — Sidewalk installation and a new gazebo are in the works this summer in Mount Blanchard. Last summer, the village received a $420,000 neighborhood revitalization grant through the Hancock Regional Planning Commission. Some waterline and street paving...

Zennie Holdcraft

UPPER SANDUSKY — Zennie L. Holdcraft, 81, of Upper Sandusky, died at 7:45 a.m. Thursday, June 30, 2016, at Wyandot Memorial Hospital, Upper Sandusky. She married Byron Holdcraft and he preceded her in death. Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Larry (Debbie) Eldridge, Upper...