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On Deck: Tournament action from around the region

It’s the final Friday night of the boys basketball regular season and we’ll have the latest on all of the action today here at The Courier. Findlay High School’s boys basketball team wraps up the regular season tonight on the road against Three Rivers Athletic Conference leader...

Ohio Hunting, Fishing Licenses About To Go On Sale

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Licenses for Ohio’s upcoming fishing, hunting and trapping seasons are about to go on sale with prices unchanged from last year. The Department of Natural Resources is making the licenses for the 2014-2015 season available beginning Saturday. The...

Norovirus Strikes Senior Facility In Ohio

CINCINNATI (AP) — Seniors at an assisted-living facility in Colerain Township have been asked to remain in their rooms and communal meals and activities have been suspended after about 24 residents have become ill with what’s believed to be norovirus. The Cincinnati...

Eagle, Lye creeks at minor flood stage; Blanchard River still rising

Swollen by rain and melting snow, Eagle Creek and Lye Creek near Findlay are at minor flood stage, the National Weather Service reports. At 8 p.m. today, Eagle Creek’s level was at 9.62 feet, above its predicted crest. Minor flood stage on Eagle Creek starts at 9 feet. The...

Thursday’s Scores

Bidwell River Valley 41, Chesapeake 26 Crown City S. Gallia 46, Glouster Trimble 29 Amherst Steele 40, Brecksville-Broadview Hts. 34 Avon 37, Westlake 26 Cle. Hts. 52, Lyndhurst Brush 31 Cle. St. Joseph 82, Cle. Rhodes 30 Cols. Upper Arlington 49, Thomas Worthington 35 E. Cle....

Calamity days, capital spending

There will never be consensus when it comes to finding the right number of calamity days for Ohio schools, especially this year. Many districts have long surpassed the allowable five calamity days because of snowy weather and cold temperatures, and are now eagerly awaiting a...

Letters to the Editor 02-21-14

SHE’D RATHER WAIT IN LINE Does Deb Berning (letter, Feb. 19) ever think about the people she helps put out of work by using the self-checkout lines at grocery stores? She whines about a cracked egg or a squashed loaf of bread while families starve? I, for one, would rather...

Symposium to explore stress and mental illness

The National Alliance on Mental Illness of Hancock County will offer a symposium, “Biologic Components of Stress and Mental Illness: From Theory to Practice,” from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday at the Senior Center, 339 E. Melrose Ave. A panel of experts will address...