Seizure blamed for truck accident

BLUFFTON — A southbound tractor-trailer drove across both northbound lanes of Interstate 75 near Bluffton Monday evening after the driver suffered an apparent seizure. The Findlay post of the State Highway Patrol reported the truck driven by William Frederick, 56, of...

Economic development group in the works

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer McCOMB — In an attempt to revitalize its downtown, McComb Council on Monday agreed to explore starting an economic development group. Council and the Findlay-Hancock County Community Foundation will split the $1,750 expense of hiring the...

Public Record

Docket From the public records of the Findlay Police Department and the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office: Police Department A man was arrested Saturday for stealing food, candy, cigarettes, gift cards and other items from students and staff at the University of Findlay....

Hanco to open 2nd station in Findlay

Hanco Emergency Medical Service will open a second station in May on the northeast side of Findlay. The company announced Monday that renovations are underway at 1155 Croy Drive. “Having a station on the north side of the Blanchard River ensures we have...

Carey board reviews new school plans

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER CAREY — The schematic drawings for the new Carey school show a structure with separate two-story academic wings for junior/senior high school and elementary students, two gymnasiums and an auditeria — a cafeteria with a stage and 150 fixed...

Findlay school chief named

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER Edward Kurt will be the next superintendent of Findlay City Schools. The Findlay school board voted Monday to name Kurt as the district’s next school chief, concluding a search that started in October. Kurt is currently superintendent of Margaretta...

Marathon counting on flood control

By JOY BROWN and DENISE GRANT STAFF WRITERS Marathon Petroleum Corp.’s president said Monday his company’s planned $80 million expansion in downtown Findlay assumes there will be “progression” on flood control, which he impressed upon federal officials...

Seizure blamed for I-75 truck accident

BLUFFTON — A southbound tractor-trailer drove across both northbound lanes of Interstate 75 near Bluffton Monday evening after the driver suffered an apparent seizure. The Findlay post of the State Highway Patrol reported the truck driven by William Frederick, 56, of Chatham,...

12 Cleveland Firefighters On Leave Plead Guilty

CLEVELAND (AP) — A dozen Cleveland firefighters accused of illegally paying co-workers to cover their shifts have pleaded guilty to misdemeanor charges. They pleaded guilty Monday to charges of complicity to receiving unlawful compensation. The judge suspended their six-month...