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VIDEO: Arcadia at Liberty-Benton

  Liberty-Benton and Arcadia battled for BVC girls basketball supremacy, with the Eagles coming out on top, 55-40, on Thursday Read the full story here on TheCourier.com.

UPDATE: Trial date set for Findlay man on murder charge

A trial date has been announced for Jerrod Hartman, the Findlay man charged with murder in his infant son’s death. Hartman, 24, scheduled an Aug. 4 jury trial during a brief Thursday hearing in Hancock County Common Pleas Court. Hartman is charged with an unclassified felony of...

On Deck: Big night of college and prep hoops

There is a big night of college and high school basketball on tap tonight and we’ll have the latest on all of the roundball action from around the region for you here at The Courier. The University of Findlay hosts Walsh in a Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference men...

Dog license deadline Friday, tags now available online

Friday is the deadline to purchase dog tags in Hancock County without penalty. The 2014 dog license is $20 per dog until midnight Friday. After the deadline, the fee increases to $40 per dog. A new feature on the Hancock County auditor’s website will allow pet owners to purchase...

UPDATED: Fire damages downtown church

The Findlay Fire Department responded to a fire in the sanctuary at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, 218 E. Sandusky St., at about 9 a.m. today. The fire appears to have started in the ceiling of the sanctuary, said Pastor Gregory Creech. Creech said there was also...

UPDATED: Fire department responds to alarm at downtown church

The Findlay Fire Department responded to a fire in the sanctuary at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, 218 E. Sandusky St., at about 9 a.m. today. An email sent to church members says the fire was electrical in nature and was detected in the ceiling of the sanctuary. One...

North Carolina company buys Hercules Tire

Hercules Tire & Rubber Co., headquartered in Findlay, has been bought by independent replacement tire supplier American Tire Distributors, Huntersville, N.C., for $310 to $320 million. Between its headquarters, at 16380 U.S. 224, and warehouse, at 14801 Marion Township 212,...

Good game, good friends, good times

By JEANNIE WILEY WOLF Staff Writer Food, drinks and friends are the prime ingredients for any Super Bowl party. Considered the premiere annual sporting event in the United States, more than 100 million people are expected to tune in Sunday when the Denver Broncos face the Seattle...

UF exploring partnership with Chicago hospital

By MARGARET DWIGGINS Family Editor The University of Findlay’s physical therapy program is entering into a partnership with a Chicago hospital that has great potential to blossom into something beneficial to both parties. On Friday, four staff members from the Chicago...

Arts workshops offered for teachers

The Arts Partnership of Greater Hancock County, in conjunction with the Findlay City and Hancock County schools and the University of Findlay, will present two arts integration workshops in February and March. The professional development workshops are free to area educators and...