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2 hrs ago |

Adoption keeps siblings together

BRIAN AND MARTHA Davis hold their newly-adopted daughter, Autumn, during an adoption ceremony conducted by Judge Allan Davis on Wednesday at St. Andrew's United Methodist Church.


Related Topix: Drugs

3 hrs ago |

No arrests yet in 2013 shooting

THE BARBARIANS clubhouse on Cass Township 215 remains boarded up seven months after more than 21 gunshots were fired there, wounding one man.


Related Topix: Fostoria, OH, Findlay, OH

6 hrs ago |

Citya s repaving plans advance

By JOY BROWN STAFF WRITER With construction season commencing, Findlay City Council on Tuesday agreed to accept state and county funding for some street repaving and curb projects.


Related Topix: Sandusky, OH, Findlay, OH

10 hrs ago |

a Reda Rinebolt

It's most appropriate that Thursday's memorial service for Judge Richard J. Rinebolt will take place at the Hancock County Courthouse.


Related Topix: Arlington, OH, Opinion

14 hrs ago | Toledo Blade

Richard J. Rinebolt; 1922-2014: Hancock Co. judge gave 2nd chances

Richard J. Rinebolt, 91, who became a lawyer as he intended from childhood, then a Hancock County prosecutor and a common pleas judge, died Monday in Birchaven Village, Findlay.


Related Topix: Findlay, OH, Bradner, OH

18 hrs ago |

Ceremony to mark Child Abuse Awareness Month

The Hancock County Department of Job and Family Services will hold its Pinwheels for Prevention "planting" today.


Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law

22 hrs ago |

ReStore conducting Earth Day donation drive

In celebration of Earth Day, Habitat for Humanity of Findlay-Hancock County's ReStore will hold a donation drive the week of April 21. Donations of gently used cabinets, appliances, furniture and household items are sought as a way to divert usable materials away from landfills.


Related Topix: Findlay, OH

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Two indicted on assault charges

By RYAN DUNN staff writer A Hancock County grand jury on Tuesday handed up indictments charging two Findlay residents with assault.


Related Topix: Findlay, OH, W., Drugs

Be on the watch for a super pigweeda

Farmers and gardeners know that weeds will become a serious problem if left to compete with the crop.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Opinion

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Commissioner candidates combative

By DENISE GRANT Staff Writer The two Republican candidates for Hancock County commissioner argued about flood control and a variety of other issues Monday at a forum held at the University of Findlay.


Related Topix: Findlay, OH, 9, Natural Disasters, Flood

Mon. Apr 14th, 2014

The Fostoria Friends of the Library will host an afternoon with two mystery writers at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the McClean Room of the Kaubisch Memorial Library.


Related Topix: Pandora, OH, Fitness, Yoga, Findlay, OH, Events, Carey, OH

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Exchange Club seeks award nominees

The Findlay Exchange Club is looking for nominees for its Proudly We Hail and Book of Golden Deeds awards.


Related Topix: Findlay, OH, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Lane reduction planned on U.S. 224

U.S. 224 from just west of North Ridge Road to the interchange with Interstate 75 in Findlay will be reduced to one lane Thursday and Friday and possibly on Monday to allow for drainage work, according to the Ohio Department of Transportation.


Related Topix: Findlay, OH

WCHI-AM Chillicothe

Portsmouth Bypass Included in ODOT Budget

It's the largest transportation budget in Ohio history: 936 project with a price tag of $2.5 billion.


Related Topix: Ohio, US Governors, John Kasich, Portsmouth, OH, Scioto County, OH, Summit County, OH

Flood-control plans pushed back

By JOY BROWN STAFF WRITER The final report detailing Blanchard River flood-control plans may not be complete until 2016, a year later than previously announced, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said Wednesday.


Related Topix: Flood, Natural Disasters, Findlay, OH, Ottawa, OH, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Senator Rob Portman, Sherrod Brown

Wed Apr 09, 2014


Weir High students learn from mock crash scene

HANCOCK COUNTY, Ohio - A mock prom crash scene is something that can be a shocking and memorable event for teachers, parents, and students.


Related Topix: Education Etc.

Prison sentence for man shot while burglarizing home

A McComb man was sentenced today to four years in prison after police said he was shot while burglarizing a village home.


Related Topix: McComb, OH

Bowling Green fan's donation to hoops team grows

Most of the earnings from the trusts go to the Bowling Green basketball team while the rest goes toward community programs in Hancock County.


Related Topix: Bowling Green State University

Findlay man gives $20 million to Community Foundation and BGSU

Frack announced today he will donate $20 million to the Community Foundation of Findlay-Hancock County, at least half of which will go to Bowling Green State University's men's basketball program.


Related Topix: Findlay, OH, Bowling Green State University

Winter took its toll on Findlay drivers

By RYAN DUNN staff writer The recent warmer temperatures may cap a long stretch of snowy, icy weather, and that is welcome news for area drivers.


Related Topix: Findlay, OH