Auditor urges businesses to make sure of sales tax

Business owners should double-check the amount of sales tax they are collecting, advises Hancock County Auditor Charity Rauschenberg, Rauschenberg said her office has been receiving complaints about businesses either charging too much or too little in sales tax in Hancock County,...

Children invited to attend Elf School

Children in first through eighth grade can train to be one of Santa’s helpers at the Findlay-Hancock County Library. The library will host the Elf School from 10 a.m. to noon on Dec. 21 in the Lindamood Room, according to a press release from the library. Buddy the elf will...

Public Record

Docket From the public records of the Findlay Police Department and the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office: Police Department Domestic discord was noted recently inside residences on Glen Haven Court, West Trenton Avenue and Longmeadow Lane. A Findlay woman was facing an...

Wilson retained as sanitary engineer

Steve Wilson, project manager for the Hancock County Engineer’s Office, will keep the position of part-time sanitary engineer. The commissioners voted Tuesday to rehire him for the position. The commissioners have reappointed Wilson to the position every year since it was...

Park District approves budget

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER A more than $1.6 million budget for 2014 was approved by the Hancock Park District Board of Park Commissioners Tuesday. The budget includes expenses of about $1.56 million and net income of about $56,341. More than $1.3 million of the revenue is...

Findlay man charged in fatal accident

TIFFIN — A Findlay man is facing a misdemeanor charge of vehicular manslaughter for allegedly causing an accident that killed his fiancee and two of their children last year in Seneca County. Terry E. Bryant Jr., 28, was served a summons to appear in court at 9 a.m. Friday...

L-B takes step to fire teacher

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER The Liberty-Benton Board of Education took a step toward firing choral director Bryon Black on Monday by approving a resolution to initiate his termination. The board decided to take action after Black allegedly had inappropriate relations with a minor...

Animals in winter topic of program

A program for toddlers about animals getting ready for winter will be presented by Hancock Park District staff at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Monday in the Discovery Center at Oakwoods Nature Preserve. The same program will be offered at each time. The program will include a story,...

Back to black

It’s hard not to be optimistic about Findlay’s 2014 finances, now that it appears the city has weathered the recession. Only a year ago, administrators had to scramble to rework the city budget after skeptical voters rejected a proposed income tax as signs of economic...

Program offered on retirement income planning

The Findlay-Hancock County Public Library will host a program on retirement income presented by Burns Financial, Arcadia. The program will be held from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Thursday in the library’s Lindamood Room. Participants will examine the challenges of generating...