UPDATE: Press resigns as president of Blanchard Valley, Bluffton hospitals

Christopher E. Press has resigned as president of the Blanchard Valley Regional Health Center in Findlay, and Bluffton Hospital. His resignation was confirmed today by Scott Malaney, CEO of the Blanchard Valley Health System.  Malaney did not disclose the reason for Press’...

On Deck: Plenty of Friday night prep hoops and wrestling

There’s a big Friday night of basketball and wrestling set for today and we’ll have the latest on all of the action for you today here at The Courier. Courier writer Dave Hanneman will be at Findlay High School as the Trojans host Toledo Central Catholic in a key Three Rivers...

Gordon Lumber returning to Findlay with store, factory

Gordon Lumber will be returning to its Hancock County 236 site this spring, with a contractor-focused store, a factory and at least 40 jobs. It closed its store at 6485 Hancock County 236 in the 2009 recession and housing slump. It had six employees then, down from a dozen a year...

Troopers seize pills, marijuana during stop in Findlay

Two women from West Virginia are being held in the Hancock County jail after marijuana and pills were found during a traffic stop Thursday morning on Interstate 75, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol. Troopers stopped a 2014 Chevrolet Malibu, with Tennessee registration,...

Crash near Forest injures 2

FOREST — A crash Friday sent two Forest residents to the hospital. Vicki Rowe, 45, was driving a Kia Sorento north on Ohio 37 at about 3:58 p.m. when a tractor-trailer turned in front of her from the U.S. 30 exit ramp, according to Deputy Steven Lowery of the Hancock County...

On Deck: Big Saturday of prep and college sports

There’s a big Saturday of local sports action on tap and we’ll have the latest on all of the action for you tonight here at The Courier. Wrestling takes center stage today as 16 area schools hit the mat at the Van Buren Invitational beginning at 9:30 a.m. Courier sports editor...

Toledo man’s body found in truck in Findlay

The body of a missing Toledo man was discovered in a parked truck in the McDonald’s parking lot at 731 W. Trenton Ave. on Friday. Findlay police said foul play did not appear to be involved. Brian Domanski, 39, also known as Shaggy, was last heard from on his father’s birthday on...

Adult bookstore robbed at gunpoint

No one was injured in an armed robbery tonight at an adult bookstore at 623 W. Trenton Ave., Findlay police reported. Officers were called to the Adult Mart at 6:39 p.m. after a man robbed a store clerk at gunpoint, police said. The suspect was described as a thin, black man,...

Armed robbery reported at Findlay Taco Bell

A Taco Bell at 1125 Tiffin Ave. in Findlay was robbed at 10:28 a.m. today. A white female entered the restaurant and demanded money from an employee while brandishing a black handgun, police said. The employee complied and the suspect left the restaurant on foot before getting...

Time to bundle up, again

It’s time to bundle up, again. Below-zero temperatures are expected tonight, and the National Weather Service has issued a wind chill advisory until 11 a.m. Wednesday. A wind chill advisory is issued when wind will combine with cold temperatures “to create dangerously...