Findlay man sentenced for December shooting

A Findlay man was sentenced today to 11 years in prison for shooting a city resident during a robbery. Tyrel L. Jones, 22, pleaded guilty to charges of shooting Christopher A. Ingleston, 19, in the torso at about 1 a.m. Dec. 19 inside 222 Prospect Ave. Police said Jones believed...

National Lime and Stone buys asphalt company

National Lime and Stone Co., manufacturer of crushed stone and sand for construction, has bought Lash Paving, of Martins Ferry, a family-owned asphalt producer and paving contractor. Purchase terms were not disclosed. Lash Paving will become a wholly owned subsidiary of National...

On Deck: Wednesday prep hoops

There are six prep basketball games on the local sports schedule and we’ll have the latest on all of the action for you tonight here at The Courier. In boys basketball, Fostoria St. Wendelin travels to Old Fort and Elmwood visits Otsego in conference games tonight. Arcadia is at...

Temperature drops to minus 18 at Findlay Airport

Temperatures plunged overnight in parts of northwestern Ohio. Some areas were much colder than others. A temperature of minus 18 degrees was recorded at Findlay Airport about 4:30 a.m. The National Weather Service and AccuWeather both get their Findlay temperature readings from...

Clutch trip

Some have money. Others wield power. Some just think they do. Marathon Petroleum Corp. has both. And Gary R. Heminger’s timing for a visit to the Army Corps of Engineers probably couldn’t have been better for northwestern Ohio in general and Findlay in particular....

Dads pitch in as Watch DOGS at Wilson Vance

By JEANNIE WILEY WOLF STAFF WRITER A new program has kicked off at Wilson Vance Intermediate School that aims to get more men volunteering in the classroom. Watch DOGS (Dads of Great Students) is designed to engage men, inspire children, reduce bullying and enhance the...

Wednesday’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.; SilverSneakers Splash, 8:30-9:30 a.m., Birchaven; conversation and needlecraft, 9-11 a.m.; SilverSneakers, 10-10:50 a.m.; water exercise class with open swim, 10-11...

Blood drive set

PANDORA — There will be a blood drive at Pandora United Methodist Church, 108 Washington St. (Ohio 12), Pandora, from 12:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Thursday. The drive is sponsored by the church. To schedule an appointment, call the Red Cross at 419-523-4810 or visit...

Arcadia Lions to hold Valentine’s dance

ARCADIA — The Arcadia Lions Club will hold a Valentine’s Day dance from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday at the Arcadia Community Center, 103 W. Brown Road, Arcadia. Local country band East of Cheyenne will provide the music. There will also be a raffle to help raise funds to...

Local roundup: Special Olympics hoops is Saturday

The Area 3 Special Olympics Basketball Tournament will tip off at 10 a.m. Saturday at Bluffton University’s Sommer Center. Putnam County and Hardin County “B” is the first game of the day at 10 a.m. Van Wert will play Allen County II at 11:30 a.m., Hardin County...