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Merle Butler

Merle A. Butler, 83, of Findlay, died Thursday at Blanchard Valley Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Hufford Family Funeral Home.

Steve Lishawa

Steve Lishawa, age 60, of rural Findlay, passed away peacefully at 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at Bridge Hospice Care Center in Findlay. Steve was born on January 15, 1958 in Findlay, Ohio to William C. and Doris A. (Dishong) Lishawa. Steve married Cathy Waddell on May...

Prep Softball Roundup: L-B rallies for 9-8 win vs. Leipsic

Liberty-Benton scored three runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to overtake and defeat Leipsic 9-8 for a Blanchard Valley Conference softball victory Thursday. Taylor Young led the Eagles (7-3, 4-1 BVC) with three hits while Katie Veenstra and Maddi Pape each doubled and...

Prep Baseball Roundup: Sadler’s walk-off double lifts L-B past Leipsic

Trailing by three, Liberty-Benton scored all four of its runs in the final three innings, including the walk-off run in the bottom of the seventh to snag a 4-3 Blanchard Valley Conference win over Leipsic on Thursday. Jon Sadler spearheaded L-B’s offense with a single,...

Friday’s Scoreboard

Pro Football 2018 NFL Schedule x-subject to change WEEK 1 Thursday, Sept. 6 Atlanta at Philadelphia, 8:20 p.m. (NBC) Sunday, Sept. 9 Buffalo at Baltimore, 1 p.m. (CBS) Pittsburgh at Cleveland, 1 p.m. (CBS) Cincinnati at Indianapolis, 1 p.m. (CBS) Tennessee at Miami, 1 p.m. (FOX)...

‘A Better Way’ program planned

The second annual “A Better Way” program will be held from 2:30-6:30 p.m. today at the Ritz Auditorium in Old Main at the University of Findlay. The program is free and open to the public. It will include a multi-media show featuring informational graphics and music....

Public Record

Docket From the public records of the Findlay Police Department and the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office: Police Department A Findlay man was charged with drug abuse Tuesday in the 2400 block of Breckenridge Road. Charges of driving with a suspended license and possessing...

UF to host Healthy Kids Day

The University of Findlay College of Health Professions and Findlay Family YMCA are hosting the 6th annual Healthy Kids Day from 5 to 8 p.m. today in the Koehler Fitness and Recreation Complex. Activities and learning stations will include a Ninja obstacle course hosted by...

Sales tax receipts up this month

Hancock County sales tax receipts received this month were up 4 percent from April 2017, according to the Hancock County auditor’s office. The county received more than $1.19 million this month, up from more than $1.14 million in April 2017. In 2016, April sales tax...

Hearthside Food Solutions to be sold

McCOMB — Hearthside Food Solutions, which has a plant in McComb that makes Nabisco brand cookies and other baked goods, will be purchased by private equity firms Charlesbank Capital Partners, headquartered in Boston, and Partners Group of Switzerland. Hearthside is being...