Truck collision injures Ada man

KENTON — An Ada man was injured when two trucks collided at 11 a.m. Thursday on Hardin County 75, south of Kenton, the Findlay post of the State Highway Patrol reported. Sterling J. Brown, 58, was transported to St. Rita’s Medical Center, Lima, for a cut to the forehead and back...

Findlay Schools plan makeup day

Due to weather-related cancellations, Findlay City Schools students will now be attending class on Monday, Feb. 17, as a makeup day. The day was originally planned as an in-service day for professional development, and students were not scheduled to be in class.

Wind chill advisory issued

The National Weather Service has issued a wind chill advisory for northwestern Ohio until noon today. An overnight low of minus 8 degrees and wind chills as low as minus 22 were predicted by the weather service.  Those who must be outdoors should dress warmly, making sure all...

On Deck: League titles at stake for Elmwood, L-B girls

Championships will be on the line for a couple of area conferences tonight in girls basketball and we’ll have the latest on all of the action for you here at The Courier. Courier reporter Ted Radick will be at Liberty-Benton as the Eagles try and clinch the outright Blanchard...

Oman files to enter Republican primary

Former Hancock County Commissioner Steve Oman has entered the Republican primary race for commissioner. Petitions were filed for Oman on Tuesday at the Hancock County Board of Elections. Oman, of 13123 County Road 9, is a farmer. He served two terms as a commissioner before...

Findlay school board to hold special session Friday

The Findlay City Schools board of education will hold a special session on Friday at noon to discuss employment and compensation of personnel. School board president Shane Pochard previously told The Courier that a decision on a new superintendent could come on Friday, but did...

Filing deadline for May primary today

The filing deadline for candidates for the May primary in Hancock County is 4 p.m. today, according to the Hancock County Board of Elections. The filing deadline was scheduled for 4 p.m. Wednesday, but because the Hancock County Board of Elections office was closed, it was...

Findlay, most area schools on 2-hour delay

After being closed for Wednesday’s snowstorm, most schools in the region are planning to reopen after a two-hour delay today. They include: Findlay, Arcadia, Arlington, Blanchard Valley, Bluffton, Carey, Columbus Grove and St. Anthony, Cory-Rawson, Elmwood, Fostoria, Hardin...

Team rivalry stops on the basketball court

By SARA ARTHURS Staff Writer Basketball teams from the University of Findlay and Tiffin University, rivals on the court, will join forces Saturday to make a little boy’s wish come true. Both the men’s and women’s teams will play Saturday and use the opportunity...

Scholarship established to honor Van Buren couple

A new scholarship in honor of L. Frick and Helen Hoadley has been established with the Findlay-Hancock County Community Foundation. The award will benefit a graduating senior of Van Buren High School who will pursue a trades career. The scholarship, established by the...