Van Buren to hold school registration

VAN BUREN — Kindergarten registration at Van Buren Elementary will take place from March 17 through March 27. Parents can contact the Van Buren Elementary office at 419-299-3416 between those dates from 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. to set up an appointment for screening. The...

Jail standards

Now that an update of Ohio’s minimum jail standards is nearly complete, the Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections must ensure jails comply with the new rules. The state has a spotty jail inspection record at best. Relatively few have occurred since 2008. In 2011,...

Public Record

Docket From the public records of the Findlay Police Department and the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office: Police Department A man was arrested for possessing marijuana following a Saturday traffic stop on North Main Street. Two unrelated hit-skip traffic crashes occurred...

Larry Dean Durain Sr.

VAN BUREN — Larry Dean Durain, Sr., 74, of Van Buren, died at 6:47 a.m. Monday, March 10, 2014, at Bridge Hospice Care Center, Findlay. He was born on August 29, 1939, in Findlay to the late William and Mildred (Shively) Greeno. He married Judith M. Brocksieker on February...

Rondo Hyde Aufrance

Rondo Hyde Aufrance, 56, of Findlay, passed away at 2:35 p.m. on Saturday, March 1, 2014 at Briar Hill Health Campus, North Baltimore. He was born on August 1, 1957 to Earl and Edna (Flores) Aufrance in Tucson, AZ. He married Marene Nusbaum and they later divorced. Rondo is...

Robert A. Amstutz

BEAVERDAM — Robert A. Amstutz, 76, of Beaverdam, died at 4:20 p.m. March 9, 2014 at Bluffton Hospital. He was born October 6, 1937 in Bluffton to the late Jess and Mary Burkholder Amstutz. On June 30, 1957 he married Peggy A. Lewis and she preceded him in death on July 29,...

More winter weather expected to return to northern Ohio

Winter will return to northern Ohio this week, the National Weather Service says. After a daytime high in the 40s today, rain is predicted tonight, followed by snow on Wednesday. Freezing rain is possible in between, the weather service said. Forecasters differ on how much snow...

Museum plans program on 1960s

“The 1960s: a Decade of Firsts” will be presented by the Hancock Historical Museum from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Findlay-Hancock County Public Library in the Lindamood Room. Adults and teens are welcome to attend. Participants are invited to travel back to...

Letter to the Editor 03-11-14

NO MORE TRADE DEALS A couple of weeks ago, I had the opportunity to go to Washington, D.C., and meet with Reps. Bob Latta and Jim Jordan, and Sens. Sherrod Brown and Rob Portman. I asked all of them about their position on the Trans-Pacific Partnership. This is another huge trade...

St. Patrick’s Day program planned

McCOMB — McComb Public Library will hold a St. Patrick’s Day program on Wednesday for children in grades K-5. No registration is needed.