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OSU Extension welcomes new educator

Shawn Ochs has been named as the new family and consumer sciences educator for the Ohio State University Extension of Hancock County. Ochs, a native of Perrysburg, is a former family and consumer sciences teacher with experience in vocational, career technical, special education...

Prep Sports: Arcadia taps Holman as AD, boys hoops coach

ARCADIA — The Arcadia school board Wednesday hired a new athletic director, who also will become the district’s boys’ basketball coach. C.J. Holman was offered a pair of supplemental contracts to fill both positions. Holman, a 2008 Arcadia High School alum, will...

Prep Basketball: St. Wendelin hires Sheets as varsity boys coach

By SCOTT COTTOS FOR THE COURIER FOSTORIA — Aaron Sheets brings more than a decade of experience as an assistant as he takes the reins as St. Wendelin’s new head boys basketball coach. “He’s paid his dues. He’s put his time in,” St. Wendelin...

Prep Sports: Northwest Conference names spring scholar athletes

Fourty-three athletes from Ada, 51 from Bluffton and 53 from Columbus Grove were honored as the Northwest Conferernce released its spring season scholar athletes list. Athletes must have lettered and maintained at least a 3.0 grade point average in the spring semester to be...

Pro Baseball: Royals extend Tigers’ woes

By NOAH TRISTER AP Baseball Writer DETROIT — Alex Gordon’s grounder up the middle looked like a routine out — until it hit second base and took a wacky bounce, allowing the game’s first run to score. With breaks like that, it’s no wonder the Kansas...

Thursday’s scoreboard

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL American League East Division W L Pct GB Toronto 41 32 .562 — New York 37 33 .529 2½ Baltimore 37 34 .521 3 Boston 34 38 .472 6½ Tampa Bay 28 45 .384 13 Central Division W L Pct GB Kansas City 39 32 .549 — Detroit 36 32 .529 1½ Cleveland 36 36...

Partnership honors Six Disciplines

Six Disciplines NWO, which helps companies by aligning employee activities with company goals, has received recognition at the “silver level” from the Partnership for Excellence, Ohio, West Virginia and Indiana’s Performance Excellence Program. Based on the...

New business hosts open house

A new downtown Findlay business, IntelliHARTx, will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house for community leaders at 5 p.m. Thursday at 129 E. Crawford St., Suite 460. Initial employment at the company is 50 people, and it plans to add more workers monthly. Co-founders of...

Council Legislation

June 17, 2014 Public Attendance: 12 ORDINANCES • 2014-40, third reading, vacating an east/west alley near Fifth Street in the Nidek subdivision, and the Blanchard Avenue and Brookside additions. Ordinance approved 9-0, with 2nd Ward Councilman Randy VanDyne absent. •...

‘Nature journaling’ workshop planned

Sharon Hammer Baker, artist and park volunteer, will lead a “nature journaling” workshop from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. July 16 at “Doc” Phillips Discovery Center in Oakwoods Nature Preserve. Participants will learn observation skills, sketching, painting and...