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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...

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...

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...

Updated: Cat rescued from school drainage pipe

“Piper” is the name given to a cat that spent a cold three days refusing to leave a drainage pipe near Donnell Middle School. When he was finally lured out Friday morning, he was hypothermic, emaciated and covered in mud. “If they truly have nine lives, he...

On Deck: Plenty of Friday night prep basketball

There’s a big Friday night of sports ready to tip off and we’ll have the latest on all of the action from around the region for you tonight here at The Courier. Four Findlay High teams are in action tonight. The Trojans’ boys basketball team travels to Toledo to take on Whitmer...

On Deck: UF and Findlay vs. O-G hoops

There is a big Saturday of local sports on tap today and we’ll have the latest on all of the action from around the region for you here at The Courier. The University of Findlay basketball teams will be at home for a Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference doubleheader...

Main Street crash injures Findlay woman

A Findlay woman was hurt in a two-vehicle crash at 2:57 p.m. today at the intersection of North Main Street and Melrose Avenue, the Findlay Police Department reported. Cheryl Ward, 43, was taken by Hanco Ambulance to Blanchard Valley Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries,...

On Deck: Four prep basketball games tonight

There are four prep basketball games on the local sports schedule tonight and we’ll have the latest for you here at The Courier. Three girls games are on the slate as Bluffton visits Paulding in a Northwest Conference game. In nonconference action, Findlay travels to Anthony...

Blanchard Valley Health System announces cancer center plans

Blanchard Valley Health System has announced plans to build a $4.24 million comprehensive regional cancer center at its EasternWoods Outpatient Center, 15900 Medical Drive South. The system’s board of trustees voted unanimously in December to build the center to adjoin the...

Hancock County crash injures 3

Three people were hospitalized after a two-vehicle crash today. Alexis Connolly, 21, of Kenton, was driving about 12:14 a.m. when she slowed to turn right from U.S. 68 northbound onto Jackson Township 172, according to Deputy Barry Turner of the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office....