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Boil water advisory issued for Rector Avenue residents

The City of Findlay has issued a boil water advisory due to water main breaks in the area of Rector Avenue, from Main to Cory streets. Houses that are affected are 119, 120, 125, 126, 127, 131, 200, 203, 210, 211, 212, 215, 219, and 221 Rector Ave. Residents in that area are...

Van Buren Schools seek room to grow, but neighbors not budging

VAN BUREN — Van Buren Schools want room to grow, but so far, the neighbors aren’t budging. Superintendent Tim Myers said there are properties in the 200 block of South Main Street, Van Buren, that would be a welcome addition to the growing campus. On Monday, Van Buren school...

Winter weather advisory issued for Putnam, Henry, Allen counties

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for Putnam, Allen and Henry counties until 10 a.m. Saturday. The advisory states that 1 to 3 inches of snow are expected, along with little to no ice. The new snow, along with any ice, may cause some roads to be...

Judge race contested in Putnam County Democratic primary

OTTAWA — Putnam County will have a contested Democratic primary in the race for juvenile and probate judge on May 6. Candidate petitions were filed today by incumbent Judge Michael Borer, and challenger, county Prosecutor Gary Lammers. So far, there have been no other filers in...

On Deck: Big night of prep basketball

There’s a little bit of everything on Friday’s local sports schedule and we’ll bring your latest on all of the sports action happening around the region today here at The Courier. Findlay High School’s boys basketball team travels to Toledo St. Francis in a Three Rivers Athletic...

Cooper Tire reaches deal with Chinese plant partner

Cooper Tire & Rubber Company reported today it has signed an agreement with its partner in China, Chengshan Group Co. and its unionized workers, establishing a path forward for their joint venture, Cooper Chengshan (Shandong) Tire Company. The agreement establishes a process...

Oscar nomination for ‘Alone Yet Not Alone’ song rescinded

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The motion picture academy says it’s rescinding the Academy Awards original song nomination for “Alone Yet Not Alone” from the film of the same name after it discovered composer Bruce Broughton emailed members of the group’s music...

Friday calendar

TODAY Findlay Senior Center, 339 E. Melrose Ave.; fitness center open, 5 a.m.-9 p.m.; billiards, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.; SilverSneakers, 9-9:50 a.m. and 11-11:50 a.m.; Bible study, 9-10:30 a.m.; SilverSneakers yoga, 10-10:50 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.; Sequence and cards, 1-4 p.m.;...

Groundhogs are ‘eating machines’

By SARA ARTHURS Staff Writer Groundhogs, also known as woodchucks, are native to Ohio. While they are famous for seeing — or not seeing — their shadows, their main talent appears to be eating, and in large quantities. “Pretty much they are eating...

Will he or won’t he?

By JEANNIE WILEY WOLF Staff Writer As winter continues its icy grip on much of the nation, one of the most anticipated weather predictions of the year comes Sunday morning. Will winter stick around six more weeks or is spring around the corner? It’s all up to a groundhog....