Governor drops by for coffee

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER Coffee with a hint of the economy and a little bit of job creation. All three were up for discussion when Gov. John Kasich greeted supporters at Coffee Amici in downtown Findlay on Thursday. “I’m not here to speak, I’m here to hang...

Hotel bed tax revenue sets record in 2013

By DENISE GRANT Staff Writer Hancock County collected a record amount of hotel bed taxes for the third consecutive year in 2013, according to the Convention and Visitors Bureau. The agency reviewed its 2014 annual report with the county commissioners on Thursday. Money from the...

Forecast adds blowing snow

By THE COURIER STAFF Blowing snow tonight and Saturday will be added to the region’s bitterly cold temperatures, the National Weather Service warns. The weather service has extended a wind chill advisory through noon today, and added a winter storm watch for tonight and...

Letters to the Editor 01-24-14

BUFFER WILL BE POETIC JUSTICE Susan A. Thompson’s letter (Jan. 21) states she is against the riparian buffer along Lye Creek. Some of her concerns are costs and flood issues. Other people were chagrined to have read about the project in The Courier before being informed...

Woman injured in city accident

A Spencerville woman was injured when a Findlay man drove into the back of her vehicle Thursday morning at a downtown intersection. Yvonne Haskell, 29, was taken to Blanchard Valley Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, the Findlay Police Department reported. Timothy...

Public Record

Docket From the public records of the Findlay Police Department and the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office: Police Department A bank deposit for First Choice Hair Cutters, 2542 Tiffin Ave., was reported lost Tuesday. An estranged city couple were each given telephone...

State approves crossing upgrade

DESHLER — The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio has approved making improvements at a railroad crossing on Henry County E, just north of Deshler, that was the site of a fatal car-train crash in 2013. Rebecca McCoy-Basore, 48, of Hamilton, was killed on Feb. 17 when she...

Council Legislation

Jan. 21, 2014 Public Attendance: 15 ORDINANCES • 2014-6, first reading, authorizing the service-safety director to advertise for bids and enter into contracts for the purchase or lease of equipment, and for the construction of various projects; and appropriating nearly $3.3...

Girls Basketball Roundup: Trojans topple Arrows

TOLEDO — Findlay High School’s girls basketball team opened the second half of the Three Rivers Athletic Conference season the same it did the first, jumping out in front early and finishing strong in posting a 40-29 win over Toledo St. Ursula. Senior guard Jacey...