Theodore ‘Ted’ A. Douglas

NILES — Theodore (Ted) A. Douglas, 70, of Niles, and formerly of Findlay, Ohio, passed away at 8:05 p.m. on Thursday January 9, 2014 at St. Joseph Health Center in Warren following heart and lung complications. Ted was born September 26, 1943 in Findlay, Ohio, the son of...

Letters to the Editor 01-14-14

DON’T COUNT YOUR CHICKENS I thought the articles (Courier, Dec. 30) about the GOP getting six Senate seats and the GOP stars facing challenges was about umpteen paragraphs of nothing. I did laugh out loud at the GOP stars part. The tan man sometimes referred to as the...

Winter hike slated at Riverbend park

A winter hike with Chris Allen, Hancock Park District program assistant, will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday. Participants should meet at Shelter 1 in Riverbend Recreation Area, and be dressed for the weather. For more information, call the park district office at 419-425-7275.

Hunker elected trustee chairman

Jeff Hunker was elected chairman of the Liberty Township trustees for 2014 during the board’s organizational meeting. Herbert Stump was elected vice chairman and will serve as safety chairman. Trustee Shawn Beucler will serve as road chairman. Fiscal officer is Melissa...

Eagle Township officers named

Darl Deeds was elected chairman and David Bower as vice chairman of the Eagle Township trustees during an organizational meeting. Dean von Stein was appointed safety officer, Marsha Bright will be chairwoman of the board of zoning appeals, Merritt Nessler will be chairman of the...

Betscher named Putnam administrator

OTTAWA — Jack Betscher has been hired as full-time Putnam County administrator. He has served as part-time administrator the past two years. The Putnam County commissioners awarded Betscher a three-year contract retroactive to Jan. 1 through Dec. 31, 2016, at an annual...

Warren to lead Orange trustees

BLUFFTON — David Warren was elected chairman and Thomas Green as vice chairman of the Orange Township trustees during an organizational meeting. Trustee Thomas Wagner will serve as safety officer and Thompson Cemetery supervisor. Clair Gallant is fiscal officer, and Trevor...

Three people hurt in U.S. 68 crash

Three people were injured early Monday in a two-vehicle crash on U.S. 68, south of Findlay. Alexis Connolly, 21, of Kenton, was driving north on U.S. 68 about 12:14 a.m. when she slowed to turn right onto Jackson Township 172, according to Deputy Barry Turner of the Hancock...

Public Record

Docket From the public records of the Findlay Police Department and the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office: Police Department A hit-skip traffic crash occurred Saturday at 823 Wilson St. Domestic strife was reported at a Larkins Street dwelling Saturday. A driver was ticketed...

BVH plans regional cancer center

By DENISE GRANT Staff Writer Blanchard Valley Health System has announced plans to build a $4.25 million comprehensive regional cancer center at EasternWoods Outpatient Services, on Findlay’s east side at 15900 Medical Drive South. The health system’s board voted to...