6 counties have Level 1 alerts; Seneca still at Level 2

With temperatures edging upward, Hancock County and five nearby counties upgraded their roadway warnings to a Level 1 weather alert Wednesday. A Level 1 alert warns of treacherous travel conditions. Other counties under this designation Wednesday night were Wyandot, Henry,...

Arlington Council reschedules meeting date

ARLINGTON – Arlington Council has re-scheduled its meeting that was postponed by this week’s inclement weather. Council will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 15, in the municipal building.

Mount Cory man killed in Hardin County crash

ADA — Darrin Conaway, 50, of Mount Cory, was killed in a single-vehicle accident on Hardin County 20, north of Ada, about 8:10 a.m. today. Ice-covered roads were cited as a cause of the accident, according to the Findlay post of the State Highway Patrol. The patrol said Conaway,...

Some of Sears’ mall neighbors worried about closure

In the wake of news that Findlay’s Sears Roebuck and Co. store is closing, most of its neighbors interviewed Wednesday are worried about the future of Findlay Village Mall. Most, but not all, were surprised by the news Sears will be closing in mid-April as part of a restructuring...

Repeated OVIs send Findlay man to prison

A Findlay man was sentenced to prison for his seventh impaired driving conviction. Donald L. McFadden Jr., 40, was sentenced today in Hancock County Common Pleas Court to 18 months in prison for operating a vehicle while intoxicated on March 2 in the city. The crime is a...

Findlay Civil Service meeting postponed to Jan. 15

The Findlay Civil Service Committee meeting, originally scheduled for 11:30 a.m. today, has been postponed until Wednesday, Jan. 15 in the Municipal Building’s third floor conference room.

Wood County roads now at Level 2

Wood County Sheriff Mark Wasylyshyn says his county is now under a Level 2 snow advisory, which is reduced from a Level 3 emergency declaration. A Level 2 snow advisory says roads are hazardous with blowing and drifting snow and/or icy conditions. Only those who feel it is...

It’s decision time for the Bengals on Andy Dalton

By JOE KAY AP Sports Writer CINCINNATI — What do the Bengals do with Andy Dalton? The second-round pick has done exceptional things by getting Cincinnati to the playoffs each of his first three seasons, something only four other quarterbacks have done in NFL history. Unlike...

Humane Society plans benefit

The Humane Society of Hancock County will hold a pancake breakfast and raffle from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday at the Humane Society’s multipurpose center, 4550 Fostoria Ave. Tickets for the breakfast are $5 and include unlimited portions of pancakes, two sausage patties,...

Wednesday calendar

TODAY Senior Center, fitness center open, 5 a.m.-9 p.m.; billiards, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.; SilverSneakers Splash, 8:30-9:30 a.m., Birchaven; conversation and needlecraft, 9-11 a.m.; SilverSneakers classic, 10-10:50 a.m.; Delay the Disease/Parkinson’s, 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m.; lunch,...