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John Miller Jr.

NORTH BALTIMORE — John E. Miller Jr., 76, of North Baltimore, died at 1:16 p.m. Thursday at Briar Hill Health Campus, North Baltimore. Arrangements are pending at Smith-Crates Funeral Home, North Baltimore.

Gail A. Holman

FOSTORIA — Gail A. Holman, 62, of rural Fostoria, passed away at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at her home. She was born December 20, 1951 in Fostoria to the late Ben Merrick and Vida (Johnson) Barchus. She married John J. Holman on May 30, 1970 at St. Wendelin...

Ohio Floral Association honors Dillon

Christine Dillon, manager and floral designer for Findlay’s Bo-Ka Flower & Gift Shop, was named 2014 Designer of the Year during the Ohio Floral Association Cultivation ’14 conference in Columbus. It is Dillon’s second Ohio Designer of the Year title. She...

Irene Kuhn

FOSTORIA — Irene Kuhn, 87, of Fostoria, died Thursday morning at Good Shepherd Home, Fostoria. Arrangements are pending at Hoening Funeral Home, Fostoria.

Lillian Sheets

FOSTORIA — Lillian R. Sheets, 100, of Fostoria, died Thursday morning at Good Shepherd Home, Fostoria. Arrangements are pending at Mann-Hare-Hoening Funeral Home, Fostoria.

Julia Justice

NEVADA, Ohio — Julia A. Justice, 56, of Nevada, died Thursday at 11:07 a.m. at her home. Arrangements are pending at Lucas-Batton Funeral Home, Nevada.

Cynthia Hart

PANDORA — Cynthia Hart, 59, of Pandora, died at 4:10 p.m. Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at her residence. She was born January 10, 1955 in Lima. Her father, John is deceased, her mother, Lou Ann (Steffen) Kerner survives in Miller City. Her biological mother, Cleo (Roose)...

Grants available from Community Foundation funds

The Findlay-Hancock County Community Foundation has announced a grant opportunity highlighting seven field of interest funds. Local nonprofit organizations must submit a letter of intent by Oct. 3 to be eligible. If approved, full proposals will be due Dec. 5. Proposals will be...

Findlay man sentenced to prison for burglary

A Findlay man has been sentenced to three years after a city burglary. Nicholas A. Rarey, 22, was sentenced this afternoon on the second-degree felony in Hancock County Common Pleas Court. Rarey assisted others with the March 24 burglary of 1000 Crystal Meadows Court. Courier...

Lima man injured in Findlay crash

A Lima man was injured in a two-vehicle accident that happened at 9:40 a.m. at the intersection of Hancock County 236 and Fostoria Avenue. Findlay police said J. Norbert Howe, 87, was taken to Blanchard Valley Hospital with neck pain and some cuts. Connie Grunden, 51, of...