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27 min ago | TheCourier.com

Sleepy timePosted on Wed. Aug 27th, 2014

Some teenagers can take a nap anywhere, it seems. Lyndsay Flugga of Findlay was taking a snooze in the hog barn Tuesday as preparations were underway for the Hancock County Fair, which opens today.

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Related Topix: Findlay, OH, Weather

4 hrs ago | TheCourier.com

Turning point

In the beginning, the Findlay Village Mall was basically two strip malls separated by open space.

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Related Topix: Findlay, OH, Big Box Retailers, Opinion

8 hrs ago | TheCourier.com

Youth flower arranging sessions slated

On-the-spot flower arranging at the Hancock County Junior Fair will be held Saturday in the tent to the south of the Youth Education Building.

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12 hrs ago | TheCourier.com

13 compete to be fair royalty

Thirteen teenagers are competing for the titles of Junior Fair queen and king at the Hancock County Fair.

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Related Topix: Family, Teenagers, Agriculture, Science, Findlay, OH, Eastern Kentucky University

17 hrs ago | TheCourier.com

Everybody loves a paradePosted on Wed. Aug 27th, 2014

THIS FLOAT by an Arcadia Future Farmers of America group was featured in the 1945 Hancock County Junior Fair parade.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Arlington, OH

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Hoof Beats

Hancock County Fair races for the cure

Scheduled to race are local celebrities: Smokin Joe Bacon of WBVI, Findlay Municipal Court Judge Robert Fry, Hancock County Sheriff Michael E. Heldman, Jordan Strack of WTOL11 Sports, breast cancer survivor Chris Arnold, and Michaela Conkle .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, Findlay, OH

TheCourier.com

School board buys house next to Donnell School

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER The Findlay school board approved the district's purchase of a residence next to Donnell Middle School for $150,000 in a 4-1 vote on Monday.

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Related Topix: Findlay, OH

TheCourier.com

Fair week

Someone, somewhere, in Hancock County may be asking: Why should I go to the Hancock County Fair? That's a good question, but a better one, though hard to imagine, may be: What if we didn't have a county fair? For starters, we'd have six fewer days each year to bring together the best of our rural and urban lifestyles.

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Related Topix: Findlay, OH, Opinion

Mon Aug 25, 2014

TheCourier.com

School board buys house next to Donnell School

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER The Findlay school board approved the district's purchase of a residence next to Donnell Middle School for $150,000 in a 4-1 vote on Monday.

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Related Topix: Findlay, OH

Sun Aug 24, 2014

The Review

View of proposed ban

The ban or not to ban smoking question throughout Hancock County brought out politicians, business interest and some employees of Mountaineer Casino to address their concerns to the health board on July 23. If one is age 70 and gets lung cancer, who cares? If a 10-year-old gets brain or lung cancer, everybody acts like they care until it comes time ... (more)

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Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Health, Lung Cancer, Austintown, OH, Youngstown, OH

Sat Aug 23, 2014

TheCourier.com

Thumbs

UP: Everyone, everywhere is chilling out, it seems, with the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.

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Related Topix: Findlay, OH, Drugs, Opinion

Fri Aug 22, 2014

TheCourier.com

I-75 motorcycle crash injures 2

Two Michigan residents were injured Friday when their motorcycle overturned at an Interstate 75 rest area in Hancock County.

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Related Topix: Findlay, OH

TheCourier.com

GSW Manufacturing founder Kohei Suzuki dies

Kohei Suzuki, the founder of GSW Manufacturing in Findlay's Tall Timbers Industrial Park, died on August 2 at the age of 83 in Toyota City, Japan.

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Related Topix: Findlay, OH

TheCourier.com

Man sentenced for burglary

NICHOLAS RAREY was sentenced to three years in prison for his part in an armed burglary during a hearing Thursday in Hancock County Common Pleas Court.

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Related Topix: Findlay, OH, Drugs

TheCourier.com

Still hungry

By most measures, Hancock County is a prosperous, thriving place. We have new schools and creative educators, bountiful farms, diverse industry, including a world-class corporation in the midst of an $80 million expansion, consistently low unemployment rates, and a rising interest in the arts.

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Related Topix: Nutrition, Medicine, Opinion

Thu Aug 21, 2014

TheCourier.com

Lima man injured in Findlay crash

A Lima man was injured in a two-vehicle accident that happened at 9:40 a.m. at the intersection of Hancock County 236 and Fostoria Avenue.

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Related Topix: Findlay, OH, Bloomdale, OH

Wed Aug 20, 2014

TheCourier.com

Man indicted after large heroin seizure

By RYAN DUNN staff writer A Detroit man has been indicted following a heroin seizure that the State Highway Patrol is calling its largest in Hancock County in years.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Findlay, OH, Columbus, OH

Tue Aug 19, 2014

TheCourier.com

Senator Brown presents medals to Army veteran

ARMY VETERAN James Goshe of Findlay, left, received 12 medals and ribbons Tuesday honoring his time in the military.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Sherrod Brown, US Senate, Democrat, Findlay, OH, US House of Representatives, US Military, US Army, Life, Veteran Affairs

TheCourier.com

Heroin discovered during I-75 traffic stop

Christopher Triplett, 42, of Detroit, was found with 2 pounds of heroin at about 12:49 a.m. Sunday on Interstate 75 near U.S. 224, according to the Findlay post of the State Highway Patrol.

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Related Topix: Findlay, OH

TheCourier.com

Tue. Aug 19th, 2014

Often throwing behind or over receivers, Johnny Manziel went 2 for 7 for 29 yards in the first half of the Cleveland Browns' exhibition game against the Washington Redskins on Monday night.

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Related Topix: Ohio High School Sports, High School Sports, Ohio High School Football, High School Football

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