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Texting service experiencing problems

Findlay Publishing Company’s InfoTxt service is experiencing significant text alert issues with Verizon and some other mobile carriers.  On Wednesday night, the service was apparently sending out an old message about Findlay City Schools being closed. Findlay is planning to...
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VIDEO: Signing day at The University of Findlay

  University of Findlay football head coach Rob Keys and his staff were kept busy on signing day, Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014. The Oilers signed 27 new players for the 2014 season. Read Brian Lester’s full story on the new Oiler signings here.

Civil Service Commission postpones meeting

Findlay’s Civil Service Commission has postponed a meeting scheduled for 11:30 a.m. today due to the inclement weather. The meeting will be rescheduled at a later date.

Board of Elections extends filing deadline for May ballot

Wednesday’s filing deadline for candidates and issues for the May 6 primary ballot has been extended in Hancock County. Jody O’Brien, Hancock County elections board director, said that due to the weather-related closing of the board’s offices Wednesday, the deadline will be...

Sheriff gives update on road conditions

A Level 3 snow emergency will remain in effect for the next few hours, according to a 9 a.m. update from Hancock County Sheriff Michael Heldman. Major Hancock County roads and state routes are passable, but they are snow-covered and very slippery. Deputies reported 25 to 30 mph...

Possible delay in newspaper delivery

Due to heavy snowfall, delivery of The Courier may be delayed Wednesday morning. People with questions may contact the Circulation Department at 419-422-5158.

Money management workshop offered

A workshop titled “Basic Money Management” will be offered by the Hancock County Ohio State University Extension from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Feb. 13 at the Family Center, 1800 N. Blanchard St., room 118. The same workshop will be presented from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Feb....

Weather forces rescheduling of soup cook-off

BLUFFTON — Due to the forecast of bad weather, the soup cook-off scheduled Thursday at Maple Crest Senior Living Village, Bluffton, has been rescheduled to March 6. Details about the rescheduled event will be updated soon. For more information call 419-358-1015, ext. 100.

Wednesday calendar

EDITOR’S NOTE: Calendar items are published as submitted. Some events may be canceled or altered because of the weather. To be safe, call ahead to confirm. TODAY Senior Center, fitness center open, 5 a.m.-9 p.m.; billiards, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.; SilverSneakers Splash, 8:30-9:30...

Mystery Lovers Book Club to meet

OTTAWA — The Mystery Lovers Book Club will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Putnam County District Library, Ottawa. Members will discuss “The Murder at Ford’s Theatre” by Margaret Truman. Registration is required by calling the library at 419-523-3747; ask...