BW Twirlers travel to Florida for competition

CAREY — The BW Twirlers Baton Corp of Carey will travel to Orlando, Fla. Thursday to perform at the Twirl Mania International Championships at Disney World Resorts. The group includes 25 members from northwestern Ohio and head coach Holly Biller. The twirlers will march at...

Million Hearts campaign aims to save lives

By SARA ARTHURS Staff Writer Heart disease and stroke are among the nation’s, and Hancock County’s, leading causes of death, disability and health care costs — many of them preventable. The Findlay Health Department is joining a national campaign, Million...

Jail bill

Since 1989, Findlay has enjoyed a fixed rate at the Hancock County jail: $55 per day per prisoner. But like most things, the cost of housing an inmate has gone up over the years and now the Hancock County commissioners want to charge $84, an amount that more closely reflects the...

Tuesday’s calendar

TODAY Findlay Senior Center, 339 E. Melrose Ave.; fitness center open, 5 a.m.-9 p.m.; billiards, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.; EnhanceFitness, 9-9:50 a.m.; SilverSneakers yoga, 10-10:50 a.m.; blood pressure clinic, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., cafe; SilverSneakers Splash, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.,...

FHS to host lunch for seniors

Senior citizens are invited to lunch at Findlay High School from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday in the vocal music room. The doors will open at 11:15 a.m. The menu will include meatloaf, au gratin potatoes, glazed carrots and gingerbread. Special parking arrangements will be...

OSU Extension to offer money management workshops

Ohio State University Extension, Hancock County will offer its Basic Money Management workshop twice in February. Sessions will be held from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursday at the Family Center, room 118, 1800 N. Blanchard St., and from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Feb. 27 at the Hancock...

Tuesday’s scoreboard

PREP Boys Basketball Weekly AP Poll Division I 1. Lakewood St. Edward (15) 16-1 228 2. Cin. Moeller (5) 17-1 208 3. Zanesville (4) 18-0 199 4. Massillon Jackson 15-2 132 5. Trotwood-Madison 17-2 121 6. Perrysburg 17-1 112 7. Cols. Northland 16-3 82 8. Berea-Midpark 16-2 69 9....

Prep basketball: Carey girls clinch at least share of final MAL title

CAREY — Four Carey scorers reached double figures Monday night, led by Hannah Draper’s 18 points, as the Blue Devils clinched a share of the last Midland Athletic League title by dismantling Hopewell-Loudon 72-44. Carey, which improved to 18-2 overall and 9-0 in the...

Boys basketball: St. Wendelin finishes with a flurry against Vanlue

By ANDY WOLF for the courier FOSTORIA — St. Wendelin blew open a tightly contested battle with consecutive displays of teamwork to generate clutch scores. The Mohawks also scored the final 11 points of the game in the final three minutes to slide past Vanlue 54-42 Monday...

Local roundup: Crossroads League names Arcadia grad Palmer player of week

HUNTINGTON, Ind. — Arcadia graduate and Huntington University freshman Miranda Palmer was named the Crossroads League player of the week for her 19.5 points and 3.0 rebounds per game in two wins by the Foresters last week. Palmer’s reverse layup with 16 seconds...