Letter to the Editor 02-04-14

A LOCAL PARABLE This short story, based on “A Modern Parable,” summarizes the current management style at Cooper. Cooper Tires CEO Roy Armes met with Bridgestone CEO Masaaki Tsuya-San, and both agreed to start a canoe race event on the Blanchard River in Findlay and...

Algae offensive

There are no cure-alls or quick fixes for Ohio’s algae problems. In recent years, blue-green seaweed has infiltrated streams, rivers and lakes. Lake Erie and Grand Lake St. Marys are now plagued by slime each summer, and smaller lakes and ponds are also at risk throughout...

Not a record winter yet

By DENISE GRANT STAFF WRITER Even with piles of snow and relentless cold, this winter hasn’t broken records in Findlay and Hancock County — yet. With the National Weather Service predicting as much as another 8 inches of snow tonight, and more snow this weekend,...

James Walker

LAKEVIEW — James J. Walker, 85, of Lakeview, and formerly of Miller City, died at 4:25 a.m. Monday, Feb. 3, 2014, at St. Rita’s Medical Center, Lima. He married Edna Mae Hermiller, and she preceded him in death. Surviving are four sons, Jeffery (Candy) of Galion; Alan...

Plain White T’s to perform at UF

The Plain White T’s will perform this week at the University of Findlay. The pop punk band from Chicago will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Koehler Fitness and Recreation Complex, according to the university. Tickets are $20 and are available at the box office located...

Accident reported

One person was hurt in a single-vehicle accident at 5:25 p.m. Monday on U.S. 23 at Ohio 294, according to the Wyandot County Sheriff’s Office. The crash remained under investigation Monday night, and additional details were not available.

Rural residence damaged by fire

RAWSON — A fire Sunday caused significant smoke and heat damage to a Hancock County residence. A wood-burning stove caused the fire at about 10:13 p.m. Sunday at 11735 Hancock County 12, said Robert Schoonover, chief of the Blanchard Township Fire Department. No injuries...

Soil can filter, treat wastewater

By ED LENTZ Farming became a major industry in northwestern Ohio because the area was blessed with naturally fertile soils ideal for crop production. However, farmers were unable to take advantage of this resource until drainage systems were built in the latter part of the 1800s...

Fostoria meeting set on technology, research in classroom

FOSTORIA — An informational meeting for parents on technology and research in the classroom will be held from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Fostoria Junior/Senior High School. If school is canceled, the program will be held at the same time Feb. 19. The program, conducted...

Public Record

Docket From the public records of the Findlay Police Department and the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office: Police Department A traffic sign was downed Saturday off Defiance Avenue. A university student, 20, was charged with underage consumption of alcohol on Taylor Street,...