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Hardin County fire displaces rural family
Fire displaced a rural Forest family early Sunday morning, according to the American Red Cross.
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Sat Mar 15, 2014
Weekend: Gliding Starsa annual ice show today
MEMBERS OF THE GLIDING STARS practice for their show, "Let's Go to the Movies," being held at 2:30 p.m. today at the Cube.
Marathon a isna t calling the shotsa
By JOY BROWN STAFF WRITER Marathon Petroleum Corp. would only provide funding for Findlay's downtown traffic and parking plan, and is not dictating the details, city officials and organizers said this week in response to public claims of cronyism and conflict of interest.
Fri Mar 14, 2014
Findlay-Hancock County Community Foundation grant will help expand Bluffton pathway
The Bluffton Lions Foundation, Inc. has received a one-year matching grant of $61,600 from the Findlay-Hancock County Community Foundation to expand the Bluffton bike and pedestrian pathway system in the Hancock County portion of Bluffton.
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Demand detail on new open meetings exemption
By Dennis Hetzel, Executive Director Hetzel The question was this: Can Hancock County commissioners go into executive session "to discuss economic development matters"?Our answer to the Findlay Courier was yes, sort of, but look closely at what their motion actually stated.
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Grandpa fights drugs through Operation Save Our Kids
Tony Grotrian, 75, lost his grandson to a heroin overdose. Now he is all out to warn people of the dangers of drugs.
Lawmen target drinking drivers
By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER Partiers who drink and drive over the St. Patrick's Day weekend will not enjoy the luck of the Irish, if lawmen catch them.
Thu Mar 13, 2014
Book Cellar sets half-off book sale
The Friends of the Findlay-Hancock County Public Library's used book shop, the Book Cellar, will hold a half-off book sale next week.
Republican Women to meet March 25
Republican Women of Hancock County will meet at 11:30 a.m. March 25 at the Hancock Historical Museum, 422 W. Sandusky St. The speaker will be Kristen K. Johnson, magistrate for Hancock County Juvenile and Probate Court.
Two injured in three-vehicle accident on U.S. 224
Two people were injured in a three-vehicle crash at 9:27 a.m. today on U.S. 224 east of Hancock County 248 in Biglick Township, according to the Hancock County Sheriff's Office.
Icy road conditions led to collision in Liberty Twp.
Two drivers were sent to the hospital Wednesday afternoon after one of the cars lost traction near Westmoor Road in Liberty Township.
Community Action Commission offers assistance to homeless
The Hancock Hardin Wyandot Putnam Community Action Commission is assisting the homeless in accessing Social Security disability benefits.
Downtown plan: Young professionals favor downtown update
FINDLAY MAYOR Lydia Mihalik discusses downtown traffic and parking plans on Wednesday during one of three meetings held at the Findlay Inn and Conference Center.
Downtown plan: Merchants praise parking, traffic ideas
BRAD STRADER, planning division manager for LSL Planning of Royal Oak, Mich., discusses ways to make Findlay's Main Street a pleasant, safe place for pedestrians instead of a motorists' fast lane to somewhere else.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
Public reaction to traffic plan mixed
Organizers of the 4:30 p.m. meeting for the general public kept tight control of the session by not providing an opportunity for citizens to verbally ask questions or comment in front of the group.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Senior Center to host dance Friday
The Hancock County Agency on Aging will host a dance, featuring the East of Cheyenne Band, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday at the Senior Center, 339 E. Melrose Ave. The dance is open to the public; admission is $5 at the door.
Unemployment rises in January for Hancock, neighboring counties
Hancock County's unemployment rate rose to 5.7 percent in January from 5.2 percent a month earlier as holiday season jobs ended, the state reported.
Library plans pie-baking contest
A Southern pie-baking contest will be held from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. March 18 in the Findlay-Hancock County Public Library's Lindamood Room.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Officials: Traffic plan expected to evolve
By JOY BROWN STAFF WRITER Downtown Findlay's proposed traffic plan, forged by professional firms and a community committee, is expected to evolve with community input, officials said Monday.
Hancock Structural Steel receives grant
The $14,000 grant will allow the company, which manufactures structural steel for the building industry, to bring three-phase power to their existing facility at 813 E. Bigelow Ave. "The Rate Stabilization Grant Program was designed with partnerships in mind.