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Appeals court rules for resentencing of former Kalida coach

A former Kalida High School teacher and coach must again be sentenced for the guilty verdicts of sexual offenses with students, a higher court has ruled.


Related Topix: Kalida, OH, US News, Third Circuit Court of Appeals

Mon Apr 14, 2014

WNDH-FM Napoleon

Putnam County Man Indicted by Henry County Grand Jury on 44 Counts

A Putnam County man is awaiting an arraignment hearing in Henry County after being indicted by the grand jury Thursday on 44 counts of sexual assault.


Related Topix: Continental, OH

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Vendors sought for fall craft show

The Friends of the Putnam County District Library in Ottawa is accepting vendor applications for its seventh annual Autumn Harvest of Crafts show.


Related Topix: Ottawa, OH

Sat Apr 05, 2014

Rivera s rise stops short

The rain-swollen Blanchard River did not reach flood stage at Findlay when it crested Friday afternoon at 10.3 feet, National Weather Service measurements show.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood, Findlay, OH, Weather, Ottawa, OH

Libraries plan Easter celebrations

The Putnam County District Library will host Easter celebrations at all of its library locations in April.


Related Topix: Ottoville, OH, Kalida, OH, Columbus Grove, OH, Ottawa, OH, Fort Jennings, OH

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Blanchard River expected to reach moderate flood stage

The Blanchard River is expected to reach flood stage at Findlay on Friday, after rainstorms caused the river level to climb.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood, Findlay, OH, Weather, Fort Jennings, OH

Wed Apr 02, 2014

The Daily Herald

Former county employee sues commissioners

Patricia Clementz, Cloverdale, a former maintenance custodian employee for Putnam County, has filed a small claims case against the Putnam County Commissioners with Commissioner John Love named as the defendant.


Related Topix: Cloverdale, OH, Paulding County, OH

Every stone tells a storyPosted on Wed. Apr 2nd, 2014

KRIS MARTIN stands near a tombstone at Harman Cemetery near Gilboa. For the last several years, Martin has been photographing headstones at area cemeteries and posting the photos to, a website that lists graves and cemeteries from around the world.


Related Topix: Gilboa, OH, McComb, OH, Internet, Science / Technology, Life, Hobbies, Genealogy, Hancock County, OH

Tue Apr 01, 2014

Wed. Apr 2nd, 2014

People embrace on the upper floor of an apartment building located a few blocks from the coast where they gathered to avoid a possible tsunami after an earthquake in Iquique, Chile, Tuesday, April 1, 2014.


Related Topix: Tsunami, Natural Disasters, Earthquake, Chile, World News, Findlay, OH, Hancock County, OH

Mon Mar 24, 2014

Flood City

Being "No. 1" is usually a good thing. But Findlay's ranking in the top five in Ohio in five different categories regarding flood insurance is not good.


Related Topix: Findlay, OH, Ohio, Ottawa, OH, Hancock County, OH, Marietta, OH, Opinion

Fri Mar 21, 2014

Sat. Mar 22nd, 2014

A Palestinian boy holds a national flag, during a rally in support of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, ahead of his meeting with U.S. President Barack Obama, in the West Bank city of Ramallah, Monday, March 17, 2014.


Related Topix: World News, Palestinian Territories, Middle East, Israel, Hancock County, OH, Ohio State University, Fostoria, OH

Wed Mar 19, 2014

The Daily Herald

Harsh winter lessens chance for corn flea beetle infestation

The Dairy Banquet starts at 7:15 p.m. Wednesday at the Kalida K of C hall. Since our dairy farmers need to milk the cows, this banquet starts a little later.


Related Topix: Kalida, OH, Drink, Milk, Entomology, Science, Ohio State University, Agriculture

Book drive slated in Putnam County

The Putnam County Early Childhood Coordinating Committee will sponsor a collection of new or gently used books for children birth through preschool March 23-30.


Related Topix: Columbus Grove, OH, Continental, OH, Fort Jennings, OH, Leipsic, OH, Miller City, OH

Mon Mar 17, 2014

Tue. Mar 18th, 2014

Docket From the public records of the Findlay Police Department and the Hancock County Sheriff's Office: Police Department A "highly intoxicated" woman, 20, found passed out Saturday with vomit on her face and lying in a mulch pile outside 110 Fair St., was... Fire damaged a Findlay home early Monday morning.


Related Topix: Findlay, OH, Hancock County, OH, Fire, Lima, OH, Ottawa, OH