Edward L. Leeper Jr.

DUNKIRK — Edward L. Leeper, Jr., 49, of Dunkirk, passed away at 1:33 p.m. on Monday, August 25, 2014 at his residence. He was born on December 1, 1964, to Edward L., Sr. and Sharon (Matthews) Leeper. He married Ellen (Lease) on December 23, 2010, and she survives. Ed is...

Donald C. Chester Jr.

Donald C. Chester, Jr., 67, of Findlay, passed away on Monday, August 25, 2014 at his residence. He was born on September 10, 1946 in Waltham, Mass. to the late Donald Chester Sr. and Eleanor Frullo. Donald was self-employed, and proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy....

Lillian Marie (Mae) Hertel

Lillian Marie (Mae) Hertel, 31, of Findlay, passed away on Wednesday, August 20, 2014. She was born in Polk County, FL, on October 10, 1982, to Lillian Robertson and David Garner Sr. Lillian graduated from Miller City High School in 2001. On February 27, 2004 she gave birth to...

Joan ‘Ma’ Hill

CAREY — Joan “Ma” Hill, 80, Carey, died Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at Birchaven Heights, Findlay. Born in Fostoria, Ohio on February 10, 1934, she was the daughter of the late Glenn N. and Marie W. (McClellan) Allison. Surviving are her three children, Charlie...

Prep volleyball: Mohawk spikes Carey in Northern 10

SYCAMORE — Mohawk’s Stacy Clouse dished off 24 assists and had 13 digs, while Mya Morris added 10 kills and five blocks to lead the Warriors over Carey 25-19, 26-24, 25-18 in a Northern 10 Conference volleyball match on Tuesday. MacKenzie Sowers had a team-high 29...

Turning point

In the beginning, the Findlay Village Mall was basically two strip malls separated by open space. Eventually, a roof covered them and shoppers could visit stores without having to step outside. Today, the mall remains, but it will have to undergo another transformation to...

Letters to the Editor 08-27-14

EVENT WAS A SUCCESS Now that the “Heaven is For Real” event is concluded, we at Good Hope Lutheran Church in Arlington want to express our appreciation to all of those who helped make the evening possible. Some very generous sponsors stepped forward to help with...

Facebook event lands Fostorian in jail

By MORGAN MANNS FOR THE COURIER FOSTORIA — A Fostoria man has been sentenced to 15 days in jail for inducing panic, after he posted content on social media that frightened community members. According to Fostoria Police Chief Keith Loreno, the Fostoria Police Department...

Commissioners OK sewer project change order

The Hancock County commissioners approved an $11,648 change order on Tuesday for the Distribution Drive sanitary sewer project. Helms & Sons Excavating, Findlay, will be paid a total of $521,994 for the work. An additional $6,784 was needed to cover the cost of “final...

Biglick Township meeting planned

Biglick Township trustees will hold a special meeting at 8 a.m. Friday in the township house, 8273 Biglick Township 258, Alvada. The purpose of the meeting is to appoint a new fiscal officer. The board may conduct a portion of the meeting in a closed executive session to discuss...