Louise Miller

Louise Miller, 88, of Findlay, died at 12:50 p.m. on Sunday, February 2, 2014 at The Heritage Manor, Findlay. She was born on December 1, 1925, in Van Wert, Ohio to the late Horace W. and Cecil P. (Ireland) Knittle. On August 30, 1947, she married Wilbur A. Miller and he died on...

Janet Turner

FOSTORIA — Janet Louise Turner, 73, of Fostoria, died Sunday at Fairfield Community, Upper Sandusky. Arrangements are pending at Mann-Hare-Hoening Funeral Home, Fostoria.

James Walker

LAKEVIEW — James J. Walker, 85, of Lakeview, and formerly of Miller City, died at 4:25 a.m. Monday, Feb. 3, 2014, at St. Rita’s Medical Center, Lima. He married Edna Mae Hermiller, and she preceded him in death. Surviving are four sons, Jeffery (Candy) of Galion; Alan...

Algae offensive

There are no cure-alls or quick fixes for Ohio’s algae problems. In recent years, blue-green seaweed has infiltrated streams, rivers and lakes. Lake Erie and Grand Lake St. Marys are now plagued by slime each summer, and smaller lakes and ponds are also at risk throughout...

Letter to the Editor 02-04-14

A LOCAL PARABLE This short story, based on “A Modern Parable,” summarizes the current management style at Cooper. Cooper Tires CEO Roy Armes met with Bridgestone CEO Masaaki Tsuya-San, and both agreed to start a canoe race event on the Blanchard River in Findlay and...

Rural residence damaged by fire

RAWSON — A fire Sunday caused significant smoke and heat damage to a Hancock County residence. A wood-burning stove caused the fire at about 10:13 p.m. Sunday at 11735 Hancock County 12, said Robert Schoonover, chief of the Blanchard Township Fire Department. No injuries...

Accident reported

One person was hurt in a single-vehicle accident at 5:25 p.m. Monday on U.S. 23 at Ohio 294, according to the Wyandot County Sheriff’s Office. The crash remained under investigation Monday night, and additional details were not available.

Plain White T’s to perform at UF

The Plain White T’s will perform this week at the University of Findlay. The pop punk band from Chicago will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Koehler Fitness and Recreation Complex, according to the university. Tickets are $20 and are available at the box office located...

Drug enforcement unit gets grant

The multi-county METRICH Enforcement Unit on Monday received a large grant to fight drug crime. The Ohio Department of Public Safety presented $112,500 to METRICH from its Edward R. Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant program. METRICH operates in Hancock, Wyandot, Seneca,...

McComb library plans story time

McCOMB — Story time at the McComb Public Library will resume on Tuesday, Feb. 11 at 6:30 p.m., with stories, rhymes, crafts, music and games for children. Children 3 to 5 years old who are not in kindergarten are being invited to attend. No registration is necessary.