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5 counties have Level 1 weather alerts

Thanks to slushy and slippery roads, Hancock County and four nearby counties remain under a Level 1 weather alert today. Also under a Level 1 alert are Henry, Seneca, Putnam and Wood counties. An alert warns motorists that roadways are hazardous, and suggests they drive with...

College Football: Miller returning to Ohio State

By RUSTY MILLER AP Sports Writer COLUMBUS — Ohio State junior quarterback Braxton Miller is coming back for his senior season. Miller announced Thursday night through the university he will return. The 6-foot-2, 215-pounder had been contemplating jumping into the NFL draft...

VIDEO: Cat stuck in drain at Donnell Middle School

A cat was stuck inside a storm drain at Donnell Middle School on Thursday. The cat could be heard meowing from inside the pipe and Findlay City Schools maintenance workers attempted to rescue the cat via the storm drain. Ultimately, they were unable to pull the cat out; Hancock...

Update: Cat in downspout at Donnell Middle School

When Susan Orians called for her cat to come in Wednesday night, she heard an unexpected meow. “I knew it wasn’t mine,” Orians said. “My cat has a really girly meow and this one was much bigger and deeper.” The meow came from Donnell Middle School, across...

VIDEO: Cold weather causes water line woes

The recent cold weather in northwestern Ohio is causing some water lines in the city of Findlay to break. One of those was the line on West Lima Avenue, which broke early Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014. Crews from the City of Findlay Water Distribution Center had to tear up old trolley...

On Deck: Back to prep and college basketball

There’s a big night of basketball on tap today and we’ll have the latest on all of the roundball action for you tonight here at The Courier. The University of Findlay men and women’s basketball teams return home for a Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference doubleheader...

Three arrested after traffic stop reveals $24,000 in Ecstasy pills

Three people from Kentucky are facing felony drug charges after they were stopped this morning on Interstate 75 in Findlay with approximately $24,000 in Ecstasy pills, according to the Findlay post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol. Darius Reaves, 42; Martise Corley, 35; and...

Baby, You Can Drive My Car

I’m movin’ on, movin’ on from town to townI’m movin’ on, little darlin’, I can’t seem to slow me down – Bad Company She enjoys telling me where to go, this voice inside my auto. Her name is Samantha and she came with a new Garmin...

City Planning Commission approves performing arts center plan

Findlay City Planning Commission today approved a plan to renovate Central Middle School auditorium into a $10-million Marathon Center for the Performing Arts, to open in fall 2015 on West Main Cross Street. Construction is expected to begin in March with a public event and...

UPDATE: Two water line breaks reported in Findlay

Two water line breaks in Findlay are being handled by the city’s water department: one on Sixth Street, just west of Emory Adams Park, which has affected 8-10 residences; the other in the 200 block of Lima Avenue, which has affected 10-12 residences, according to Jeff...