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Driver injured when car strikes pole

BENTON RIDGE – One person was injured when a car struck a power pole at the intersection of Ohio 235 and Union Township 47 tonight. The accident was reported at 9:20 p.m.  According to early reports, the driver was trapped in the vehicle, and power lines were down and...

Findlay keeping RadioShack

Findlay’s RadioShack, 2320 Tiffin Ave., will survive its headquarters’ plans to close up to 1,100 stores, a Findlay employee said Wednesday. “We’re not going anywhere,” said employee Bryce Stallard. “We’re one of the higher-volume stores in our district.”...

UPDATE: Four injured in Ohio 186 accident

McCOMB — Four Findlay residents were hurt in a two-vehicle crash at 6:19 p.m. Wednesday on Ohio 186, north of Hancock County 96, according to the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office.  Taken to Blanchard Valley Hospital were one driver, Terry Dahms, 63, his passenger, Arvicson Davis,...

Election board: Rhonda Damschroder OK for write-in ballot

FREMONT — Sandusky County Board of Elections voted unanimously Wednesday afternoon to dismiss the petition against Rhonda Damschroder’s write-in candidacy for the 88th District seat. John Brewer, a Clyde resident, submitted a written objection to the candidacy late...

Findlay is No. 4 community for job growth, according to magazine

Findlay ranked fourth in the nation in 2013 among 576 peers for plant upgrades and job additions, according to Site Selection magazine. Growth at Whirlpool Corp., Nissin Brake, Centrex Plastics and others made Findlay the No. 4 micropolitan community for new and expanding...

Hite gives emotional speech at Kiwanis luncheon

When state Sen. Cliff Hite, R-Findlay, stepped to the podium at the Kiwanis Club luncheon today, he sounded every bit the politician with an election to win. He even plunked out a chorus of “Happy Birthday” on the piano at St. Mark’s United Methodist Church, much to the delight...

On Deck : GLIAC hoops tournament at UF

It’s tournament time for the University of Findlay men’s basketball team and we’ll have the latest on the Oilers for you tonight here at The Courier. Courier writer Brian Lester will be at Croy Gymnasium tonight as the Oilers host Hillsdale College in a Great Lakes...

Columbia Gas announces price hike for budget plan customers

Columbia Gas has announced that most Ohio customers on its Budget Payment Plan will see a 30 percent increase in costs, due to higher natural gas prices and a much colder than normal winter. The increase, from an average of $67 per month to $87 per month, is part of the...

Pajama party set at Forest library

FOREST — A pajama party as part of storytime station will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 18, at Forest-Jackson Public Library. For more information, call the library at 419-273-2400.