Two injured in accident

Two people were hurt in a two-vehicle accident on North Ridge Road in Liberty Township Wednesday evening. The Hancock County Sheriff’s Office reported that Theresa Zickert, 22, of Findlay, was driving a Buick Regal north on Ridge Road at 6:35 p.m. when she attepted to stop for...

Wind chill advisory issued

The National Weather Service has issued a wind chill advisory for Hancock, Seneca, Wood and Wyandot counties until 9 a.m. Thursday. Wind chills between minus 10 and minus 15 are possible during the overnight hours as temperatures fall to near zero. The weather service says...

Injury accident reported on I-75 near Mount Cory

Mount Cory Fire Department was dispatched to the scene of a single-vehicle rollover injury accident on Interstate 75 near mile marker 145 at 2:25 p.m. Additional details will be reported as they are made available.

On Deck: Area sports teams get back to business

With temperatures beginning to warm back up, we’re back in the sports business and we’ll have the latest on a busy Wednesday night local sports schedule tonight here at The Courier. Four area boys basketball teams will be road warriors tonight. Upper Sandusky travels to Tiffin...

UPDATE: Wind chill warning expires

A wind chill warning issued by the National Weather Service for Hancock, Seneca, Wood and Wyandot counties has expired. The wind chill warning had been cancelled earlier this morning for Putnam, Henry, Allen and Hardin counties. While temperatures will rise throughout the day to...

UPDATE: Marathon Petroleum earned $2.17 billion last year

Marathon Petroleum Corp.’s profits declined 17 percent last quarter from a year earlier to $633 million, due mainly to smaller discounts on the crude it buys and higher refinery maintenance costs. Earnings translated into $2.10 per diluted share, down from $2.26 per diluted share...

Top throwers set to compete at UF

Several of the nation’s elite throwers will be on hand Friday as the University of Findlay hosts the Elite Throws Competition as part of the Findlay Open indoor track and field meet at the Malcolm Athletic Center. The event begins at 3:45 p.m. with the women’s shot...

Applications available for garden plots

Beginning today, applications are being accepted for the Community Gardens of Hancock County. Plots will be available at the Family Center, 1800 N. Blanchard St. This is the fourth year the plots have been offered. There will be more than 50 available in 10-feet by 10-feet and...

Wednesday calendar

TODAY Findlay Senior Center, 339 E. Melrose Ave.; fitness center open, 5 a.m.-9 p.m.; billiards, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.; SilverSneakers Splash, 8:30-9:30 a.m., Birchaven; conversation and needlecraft, 9-11 a.m.; SilverSneakers, 10-10:50 a.m.; Delay the Disease/Parkinson’s, 11:15...

Hancock County jobless rate sixth lowest in state

Hancock County’s unemployment rate declined to 5.2 percent in December from 5.7 percent in November, the state reported. That improvement was a purely statistical creature, however, because fewer people were employed last month than in November, the state Job and Family...