‘Hat Day Hike’ scheduled

PANDORA — A “Hat Day Hike” will be held from 2-3 p.m. Jan. 14 at the Quarry Farm Nature Preserve and Conservation Farm, Pandora. In honor of National Hat Day the following day, participants are encouraged to wear their favorite headgear. Prizes will be awarded...

Audubon society presents photo safari, banquet

LIMA — The Tri-Moraine Audubon Society’s annual photo safari and potluck event will be held at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Visitor/Student Services Center, 3900 Campus Drive, OSU-Lima. The society will provide fried chicken and beverages; members and guests should bring...

Canvas painting class set

McCOMB — The McComb Public Library will host a canvas painting class at 6:30 p.m. Jan 9. The 12-inch-by-16-inch painting will feature a cardinal winter scene. No experience is needed, and the class is open to those in high school and older. A $20 fee is required by Jan 6. A...

Thursday calendar

TODAY 50 North, 339 E. Melrose Ave.; fitness center open, 5 a.m.-8 p.m.; billiards, 8 a.m.-9 p.m.; EnhanceFitness, 8:30-9:20 a.m.; SilverSneakers Yoga, 9:30-10:15 a.m. and 10:30-11:15 a.m.; gentle aquatics class, 10-11 a.m., Birchaven; walking, jogging and running at University...

Public Record

Docket From the public records of the Findlay Police Department and the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office: Police Department Three grams of weed were confiscated from a Hazelwood Drive female in the city Tuesday. A Findlay woman wanted under a warrant was located Tuesday at...

Plan B

The Hancock County commissioners have been left with no choice but to move forward in 2018 with plans to renovate the existing juvenile/probate court building on Dorney Plaza. The decision was actually made by voters in November, when they rejected a 20-year, quarter-percent...

Thomas Martin

Thomas Charles Martin, 72, of Albany, Georgia, passed away on Monday, December 25, 2017, at the Arthur G. James Cancer and Richard J. Solove Research Institute at The Ohio State University. He was born on September 13, 1945 to Harold E. and Corrine I. (Thomas) Martin. Tom married...

Ofilia Mata

FOSTORIA — Ofilia V. Mata, age 96 of Fostoria, passed away at 12:07 a.m. on December 27, 2017 at the Bridge Hospice Care Center in Findlay, Ohio. Ofilia was born on October 11, 1921 in Robstown, Texas to Crescencio and Manuela (Flores) Velasquez, Sr. Ofilia married Jose...

Letters to the Editor 12-28-17

DEVIL CAN TAKE A VACATION I have a question, Larry Richards (letters, Dec. 11, 18). Have you eaten the forbidden fruit from the tree of knowledge in the Garden of Eden, and now you are as gods, knowing both good and evil? There are those who go to churches that teach...

Patricia Angus

Patricia Angus, 79, of Findlay, died Tuesday at her residence. Arrangements are pending at Hufford Family Funeral Home.