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House fire reported in Columbus Grove

The Columbus Grove Fire Department responded to a house fire at 7736 Road P, Columbus Grove, early this morning. The Putnam County Sheriff’s Office reports that a 911 call was received from a resident at 5:03 a.m. The caller said there was heavy smoke coming from the...

On Deck: UF hoops and 20 prep basketball games tonight

There is plenty of college and prep basketball on the local sports schedule and we’ll have the latest on all of the action for you tonight here at The Courier. Courier writer Brian Lester will have the latest on the University of Findlay men and women’s basketball teams as they...

UPDATE: Boil advisory lifted in area of south Findlay

The City of Findlay has lifted a water boil advisory, due to a water main break, for certain areas on the following streets: Sixth Street, Washington Avenue, Fifth Street, Bank Street. Houses that were affected were at 417, 535, 542, 544, 545 and 546 Sixth St.; 1501 Washington...

Accidents reported on I-75 near Findlay, North Baltimore

Allen Township Fire Department and state Highway Patrol personnel are responding to at least two single-vehicle accidents and a jack-knifed semitrailer on northbound Interstate 75 about 1:04 p.m. between mile markers 165 and 166, south of the Ohio 18/North Baltimore exit....

Jury trials scheduled for Findlay men charged with murder

Trial dates have been set for the two men charged with murder after the death of Joe Gutierrez III. Ralph G. Harris III, 20, and Montre O. Robinson, 21, both of Findlay, returned on Thursday to Hancock County Common Pleas Court for hearings on their cases. Harris is scheduled for...

Ethanol changes will decrease farmer incomes, official says

Farmers will see less income and oil companies will get more from a new ethanol rule the federal government is likely to impose, a official from Leipsic’s Poet Biorefining facility said Thursday. Within weeks, the Environmental Protection Agency will likely revise downward...

On Deck: UF hoops and 20 high school basketball games tonight

There is plenty of college and prep basketball on the local sports schedule and we’ll have the latest on all of the action for you tonight here at The Courier. Courier writer Brian Lester will have the latest on the University of Findlay men and women’s basketball teams as they...

Updated: Snow contributes to accidents; 2 hurt in I-75 crash

Slick roads and blowing snow contributed to accidents throughout the area Thursday. A two-car accident on snowy Interstate 75 sent two people to the hospital early Thursday afternoon, the Findlay post of the State Highway Patrol said. Samantha Pozzi, 19, of North Ridgeville, was...

Updated: Another inch of snow predicted overnight

The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook for this evening and overnight, with another inch of snow predicted before dawn, another half-inch on Friday and still another half-inch on Friday night. Areas of blowing snow are likely, the weather service...

Updated: More snow expected Saturday

More than 4 inches of snow is on the ground in Findlay, and the  National Weather Service predicts another 3 inches could fall on Saturday and Saturday night. Less than an inch of snow is possible during the day Saturday, but another 1-2 iniches is possible Saturday night, the...