Findlay crash injures woman

A Findlay woman was injured when a car hit a tree at 4:19 p.m. Wednesday on Bright Road near Windsor Place, city police said. Judith Boyle, 70, was transported with non-life-threatening injuries to Blanchard Valley Hospital, police said. She was a passenger in a Pontiac Grand...

Double-murder suspect competent to stand trial

A rural Tiffin man charged with killing two people inside a Carey sportsman’s club has been deemed competent to stand trial. A mental evaluation of Richard L. Clark Jr., 65, determined he is capable of standing trial and understanding the charges against him, according to the...

Bar association honors Wilder

The Findlay-Hancock County Bar Association on Wednesday honored one of its members and filled leadership positions. J. Michael Wilder received the Jackson E. Betts Professionalism Award. He serves as vice president, general counsel and secretary of Marathon Petroleum Corp....

Former fire chief dies

Former Findlay Fire Chief Maurice “Buzz” Boecker, 72, died on Monday at his Findlay residence. Boecker served as fire chief from May 10, 1984 through March 28, 1992. During his tenure as chief, Boecker was credited with providing the Fire Department the necessary...

On Deck: Senior night for Findlay High swimmers

Findlay High School’s swimmers will host Kenton and Tiffin Calvert in their senior night meet tonight and we’ll have the latest on that event and more here at The Courier. The Trojans and Presidents will swim against one another tonight beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the University of...

Judge sentences former Findlay Publishing Co. employee for theft

A former Findlay Publishing Co. employee must repay funds after an investigation found she stole $25,000 from her employer. Mary E. Wolford, 46, of Findlay, was sentenced Wednesday on a fourth-degree felony charge of theft, for cashing checks through Findlay Publishing Co., owner...

Winning call

More times than not, a coach’s success is measured by the number of wins. For some schools, especially those which accumulate more Ls than Ws, that can mean a revolving door for coaches, a lack of continuity in sports programs and, worse, losing excellent mentors simply...

Wednesday calendar

TODAY Findlay Senior Center, 339 E. Melrose Ave.; 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, 10-10:50 a.m.; Delay the Disease/Parkinson’s, 11:15...

Grandbois tabbed to lead Arts Partnership

The Arts Partnership of Greater Hancock County has named Peggy Grandbois as its executive director. She succeeds Leigh Esper, who announced her resignation in December. Grandbois will be responsible for financial and personnel management, media and public relations, as well as...

NAMI names executive director

The board of directors of the National Alliance on Mental Illness of Hancock County has named Michelle Huff as the agency’s executive director. Huff succeeds Erin Rodabaugh, who resigned in November. Prior to joining the National Alliance on Mental Illness, Huff was...