Oakwoods to host planetarium show

A planetarium show about the constellations will be held from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Feb. 7 in the Hancock Park District inflatable planetarium, which will be located in the “Doc” Phillips Discovery Center at Oakwoods Nature Preserve. The family event is recommended...

One person hurt in crash Tuesday

One person was injured Tuesday afternoon when his car was struck from behind on North Main Street. Brian DeLong, 36, of Findlay, was taken to Blanchard Valley Hospital by a Hanco ambulance, Findlay police reported. Police said DeLong was yielding to traffic before turning left...

Public Record

Docket From the public records of the Findlay Police Department and the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office: Police Department A Park Street person was expected to be charged with menacing after threatening another city resident Monday. Authorities investigated a complaint...

United Way campaign breaks record

By THE COURIER STAFF The bar has been set another notch higher for future United Way of Hancock County campaigns. This year’s effort broke another record and finished at $3,020,497, an increase of $157,664 or 5.5 percent from last year, campaign officials announced Tuesday....

Schools watching weather, may open

By THE COURIER STAFF As the temperature fell below zero Tuesday night, schools in the region weighed whether to remain closed today for a third straight day. Many schools were considering reopening today after a two-hour delay. Others, including Elmwood, Fostoria, St. Wendelin...

Fire heroes

All first responders assume the risk of the job, even on days when they never leave the station. Firefighters, police and other emergency workers never know exactly what they’ll encounter when they report to duty. When needed, they suit up and go, not dwelling on the...

McComb allowed to use online makeup days

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER McComb students may not have their school year extended too far into June, despite the district’s 13 “calamity” days. The state recently approved a plan submitted by the school district to make up three missed days online instead of...

Letters to the Editor 01-29-14

A CANCER IN THE EARTH The Cryptoquote on Jan. 20 was, “Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter,” by Martin Luther King. The recent full-page ad and front page stories about pro-choice opponents prompt me to write. The following is a...