City man charged after police raid

A Findlay man is facing a felony drug charge after police raided his apartment late Wednesday. The Hancock County METRICH Drug Task Force said Michael E. Harpe, 43, of 801 Hurd Ave., Apt. G, was arrested for possession of heroin, a third-degree felony, and is being held at the...

Sheriff’s office mourning loss of police dog

By RYAN DUNN STAFF WRITER If anyone could sense a problem with police dog Becky, it was Fred Smith. Becky started eating less, moving slower and struggling to catch her breath. The different look in her eyes suggested something was not right, said Smith, Becky’s handler for...

College Basketball: Record-setting night for Kahlig

By BRIAN LESTER STAFF WRITER There came a point Thursday night where Greg Kahlig was simply having fun. No outcome hung in the balance, no pressure was on his shoulders. Kahlig could just shoot the ball at will, and with confidence. And he did. On three consecutive possessions in...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...