Wealth creation session tonight

A wealth creation and and personal development event will be held at 6:30 p.m. today in the banquet room at the Greek Garden, 321 S. Main St. The free event will be presented by Andrea Adams-Miller of Findlay, chief executive officer of multiple businesses, and Unser Ahmed of...

Cooper Tire plans $140 million investment at Mississippi factory

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. wants to invest $140 million to modernize its nonunion plant in Tupelo, Miss., guaranteeing to keep at least 1,300 workers for the next decade. It now employs 1,600 in Tupelo. But the unionized Findlay factory need not worry,...

Retired judge dies at age 105

By RYAN DUNN staff writer Judge Joe Moorhead’s work ethic and character led to an exemplary career serving the Hancock County justice system, his children and colleagues said. “I look at his life as a story, and it’s a remarkable story,” said his son, Dr....

County to limit snowplow hours for rest of this winter

Hancock County snowplows will be operating under restricted hours for the rest of the winter. County Engineer Christopher Long said roadways will only be plowed between the hours of 6 a.m. and 6 p.m., when needed. Long said the restriction is needed to save both money and salt as...

Several arrested for cellphone thefts

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine has charged a group of Dayton men in connection with a series of break-ins at dozens of cellphone retailers, including a Findlay store. Antone Jackson, 18; Duane Taylor, 20; Michael Roberson, 19; and Kevin Snowden, 18, all of Dayton, were charged...

Fund for water tower may be set up

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer ARLINGTON — Arlington Council discussed establishing a separate fund for a proposed new water tower Monday. Last month, council was told the village’s Board of Public Affairs may raise water rates to pay for a new tower, starting this...

Village pays cleanup for sportsmen club

By BRIAN LESTER STAFF WRITER BLUFFTON — Bluffton Village Council approved a motion on Monday night to pay the Bluffton Sportsman’s Club for damages to their building caused by sewer damages in December. The council voted to give the club $13,174, which will cover the...

New firm creating downtown jobs

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER Twenty full-time jobs will be added downtown on Monday when a new company, which helps hospitals and physician offices collect payments, moves into the former Corporate Research International building, 129 E. Crawford St. IntelliHARTx and its subsidiary,...

Board of elections members named

Two members of the Hancock County Board of Elections have been reappointed by Secretary of State Jon Husted. Elizabeth Candler, a Democrat, and P. Richard Larick, a Republican, have been appointed to additional two-year terms. Ohio law requires bipartisan representation on each...

Honorable Joe

If the adage “once a judge, always a judge” applies to anyone, it would be Joe M. Moorhead. Moorhead, believed to be the oldest resident of Hancock County, died Saturday, a month before he would have turned 106. He was the senior jurist in a county known for judges...