Report issued on Findlay homicide

The Hancock County coroner released his report on the homicide of Joe Gutierrez III, indicating multiple gunshot wounds to Gutierrez’s body and the presence of cocaine. Gutierrez, 34, died within minutes of the Nov. 8 Findlay shooting, according to a report from Coroner Dr....

Findlay High School wins state constitutional law competition

Findlay High School was named the state champion for a constitutional law competition. Findlay High School students competed in the “We The People: The Citizen and the Constitution” competition in Columbus this past weekend with nearly 150 other schools. Findlay High School will...

MPLX to add 150 jobs at Findlay headquarters

MPLX LP, Marathon Petroleum Corp.’s pipeline subsidiary, will create an estimated 150 Findlay jobs averaging $100,000 per year, by December 2017. Marathon Petroleum on Monday won a four-year extension of a 10-year job creation tax credit it received in 2011 when it added 100...

Senators, congressman urge Corps of Engineers to follow bipartisan recommendation

U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, and Rep. Bob Latta, R-Bowling Green, today urged the Army Corps of Engineers to follow recommendations of the bipartisan Senate-House appropriations bill that would benefit the Blanchard River flood control project...

Courts, probation office closed Tuesday

Hancock County Common Pleas Court, Findlay Municipal Court, and Hancock County Adult Probation Department are all closed Tuesday due to the cold weather.

Hancock, Wood counties see growth in new population estimates

Hancock and Wood County’s population numbers continue to grow, according to new estimates released by the U.S. Census Bureau today. The census bureau now estimates 75,872 people live in Hancock County, an increase of 1.4 percent from the 2010 census total of 74,782. Among...

Owens Community College campuses closed Tuesday

Due to expected poor weather conditions, Owens Community College has closed its Findlay and Toledo campuses for Tuesday. The University of Toledo has cancelled classes on Tuesday as well, and Ohio Northern University has cancelled all evening classes and student activities today.

Three injured in Saturday accident

Three people were taken to Blanchard Valley Hospital Saturday night after a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of West Sandusky Street and Ohio 12, the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office said. Kaitlin Roeder, 19, of Findlay, was driving west on Ohio 12 in a Honda car when she...

Schools cancel Tuesday classes

The prospect of subzero temperatures Tuesday has prompted regional schools to cancel classes for the second straight day. Schools that will be closed Tuesday include Findlay, Arcadia, Arlington, Blanchard Valley School, Bluffton, Carey, Columbus Grove and St. Anthony,...

MS society to host program

The National Multiple Sclerosis Society will host an educational program titled “Symptom Management and MS” at 6 p.m. Feb. 13 at Blanchard Valley Hospital, 1900 S. Main St. The program is open to people with multiple sclerosis, their family members and friends to...