New support group helps families of addicts

The pain of dealing with a family member’s struggle with addiction led Mark Stockard and his wife, Becky, in search of help. They learned that while there are programs in place for addicts, there wasn’t much locally in the way of support for addicts’ families....

Quilting club sets Monday meeting

Ohio Star Quilters of Findlay will meet at 9:30 a.m. Monday at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 1701 Tiffin Ave. After a business meeting and show and tell, Linda Croy and Laura Reinhart will lead a quilted purse class. Quilters who are planning to make the purse are asked to...

Republican Women to meet

The Republican Women of Hancock County will meet at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Hancock Historical Museum, 422 W. Sandusky St. The speaker will be Ann Spence, director of Special Kids Therapy. Spence also serves as a member-at-large on Findlay City Council. Lunch will be catered by...

Football team to sponsor dinner

FOSTORIA — The St. Wendelin High School football team is sponsoring a chicken chunk fundraising dinner from noon to 3 p.m. Oct. 12 at the Knights of Columbus, 445 W. Center St., Fostoria. The meal will include homemade chicken chunks, fries, coleslaw and dessert. Dine in...

Book discussion planned Oct. 6

COLUMBUS GROVE — A discussion of the book, “The Perfume Collector,” by Kathleen Tessaro, will be held at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 6 at the Putnam County District Library’s Columbus Grove location. For more information, call the library at 419-659-2355.

Saturday calendar

TODAY Findlay Senior Center, 339 E. Melrose Ave.; fitness center open, 7 a.m.-5 p.m.; Young at Heart, 5-9 p.m. Hancock Handlebars, early risers, 7:30-9 a.m., the Right Thing, 3401 Technology Drive; tour de Putnam, 7:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Putnam County YMCA. Alcoholics Anonymous,...

Hike restores Forest man’s faith in humanity

By SARA ARTHURS Staff Writer After more than 2,000 miles of hiking, it isn’t the scenery Brent Kidd will most remember — it’s the people. Kidd, a native of Findlay who now lives in Forest, recently completed the Appalachian Trail. It stretches from Springer...

Conference planned for caregivers

The Alzheimer’s Association of Northwest Ohio will hold a day-long conference on Oct. 2 for family and professional caregivers. The conference will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. at the Hancock County Agency on Aging, 339 E. Melrose Ave. Registration starts at 8...
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