Fact or fiction, chocolate edition

By JEANNIE WILEY WOLF STAFF WRITER Nothing says Happy Valentine’s Day like a big box of chocolates. And the good news is, some of those luscious bites of deliciousness are actually good for you. That’s the message Rachel Snyder, a registered dietitian nutritionist...

Engage your senses, indulge your taste buds

By JEANNIE WILEY WOLF STAFF WRITER To fully appreciate a good piece of chocolate, it’s best to use all five senses. “I know the urge is just to pop it in your mouth and eat it right away, but to thoroughly enjoy it, put your senses to work,” said Rachel Snyder,...

Monday calendar

TODAY 50 North, 339 E. Melrose Ave.; fitness center open, 5 a.m.-8 p.m.; billiards, 8 a.m.-8 p.m.; SilverSneakers Splash, 8:30-9:30 a.m., Birchaven; cardio energizer, 8:30-9:15 a.m.; SilverSneakers classic, 9:30-10:20 a.m.; water exercise class, 10-11 a.m., Birchaven; art class:...

Controlling contention in the congregation: Pastors diffuse holy hostilities

  By SARA ARTHURS STAFF WRITER Every pastor has a story about “the budget committee meeting of 2014” which will “go down in church lore,” said the Rev. Jim Klausing. People fight. Even in church. And it’s up to pastors to figure out how to...

Church and Religious Events

Ada First UM ADA — Ada First United Methodist Church, 301 N. Main St., will host a drive-thru imposition of ashes on Wednesday. Motorists should enter from Highland Avenue toward the canopy entrance. Hours are from 7:30-9 a.m., 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 5:30-6:30 p.m....

Income-eligible families offered home heating help

The Home Energy Assistance (HEAP) Winter Crisis Program was created to provide financial assistance, one time per heating season, to income-eligible households who are threatened with disconnection of their heating source, have service already disconnected, need to establish new...

Four scholarships offered

The Hancock County Retired Teachers Association is offering $1,000 scholarships to four 2018 graduating seniors who attend high school in Findlay or Hancock County and plan to major in the education field at an accredited college or university. Applicants must demonstrate good...

Valentine bingo scheduled

Valentine bingo will be the theme for a family fun program planned for 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Putnam County District Library, Ottawa. The free program will also be held at 11 a.m. Feb. 24 at the Leipsic Edwards-Gamper Memorial location.
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