Letters to the Editor 02-27-14

OLYMPIANS: A SPECIAL BREED There are no losers in the Olympics. The athletes are all winners with just a little variation in their scores. When you think of the dedication and years of hard work that goes into those few minutes on “stage,” you have to have great...

Findlay police issue scam warning

The Findlay Police Department is warning area residents about a scam by people who are collecting donations. On its Facebook page, the Police Department said people, who said they were athletes from Elmwood High School in Wood County, were collecting funds for a dying teacher at...

Arcadia board of education OKs use of ‘blizzard bags’

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer ARCADIA — As the state Legislature debates how many additional calamity days to allow school districts during this relentless winter, Arcadia School is preparing a contingency plan. Arcadia school board on Wednesday approved a proposal to permit...

Sheep killed in barn fire Wednesday

An unknown number of sheep were killed in a barn fire Wednesday morning near Mount Blanchard. According to the homeowner, Rob Craine, the sheep were his children’s 4-H project. No people were injured. Delaware Township firefighters were called around 8:30 a.m. to the blaze...

Residential treatment center plans advance

By RYAN DUNN STAFF WRITER A group of agencies is working to open Hancock County’s first residential treatment center late this year. Renovation work will transform a former cabinet store at 2627 Crystal Ave. in Findlay into a house where 12 people can overcome substance...

College Baseball: Rothenbuhler, UF have high hopes

By BRIAN LESTER STAFF WRITER Reid Rothenbuhler loves baseball and has put a lot of time and effort into the game. But during the summer, the senior shortstop for the University of Findlay baseball team stepped away from the game for a bit. “I worked most of the summer and...