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Ohio High Court Offers Judges Fines, Fees Guidance

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court is reminding judges that conditions are limited under which they can jail an offender for failure to pay fines. A brochure being distributed to all state judges follows a report last year that alleged several Ohio courts are illegally...

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...

Man Faces Sentencing In Michigan In 1972 Slayings

MONROE, Mich. (AP) — A man faces sentencing in Michigan after entering a plea agreement in three slayings from 1972. Laurence Lamont pleaded no contest late last year to three counts of second-degree murder. A no-contest plea isn’t an admission of guilt, but is treated as...

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...

Central Michigan Tops Kent State In OT, 78-73

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) — Rayshawn Simmons converted 3 of 4 from the free throw line in the closing seconds of overtime to earn Central Michigan its first Mid-America Conference victory — a 78-73 win over Kent State Wednesday night. Kellon Thomas hit a 3-pointer with 29...

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...

Gallery offering free photos on Valentine’s Day

The Gaslight Gallery, an artists’ cooperative, is offering free couples’ photographs to the first 20 couples who visit the gallery between 5 p.m. and 9 p.m. Feb. 14. John Maguire and Frank Wilson, professional photographers and gallery members, will take the photos....

Girl Scouts to offer workshop

Girl Scouts of Western Ohio will offer a six-week workshop for girls in second through fifth grades. Girls will learn how to run their own business by participating in the Girl Scout cookie program. Participants will earn a Girl Scout pin. Workshop sessions will be held from 4:30...

First Presbyterian to host food pantry

First Presbyterian Church, 2330 S. Main St., will host a mobile food pantry at 8:30 a.m. Saturday. The pantry has been funded by First Presbyterian Church and Chopin Hall. For more information call 419-422-6401.

‘Swapping Stories’ training offered

The Arts Partnership will again offer training in “Swapping Stories,” a story-telling program that celebrates the histories and stories of people in the community. Teaching artist Judy Thibault Klevins will lead training sessions from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. March 5 and from...