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House fire reported

Washington Township firefighters were called to a house fire early today at 8608 Township 242, north of Ohio 568 and east of Findlay. The fire was originally reported as a chimney fire, but the blaze then spread to the roof of the house. The fire was reported about 1:45 a.m....

Findlay First Edition wins Indiana invitational

Findlay First Edition, Findlay High School’s show choir, was named overall grand champion at the Bishop Luers Midwest Invitational Saturday in Fort Wayne, Ind., finishing ahead of 17 choirs from Indiana. This was Findlay’s 11th grand championship at the invitational,...

Senior Center to host dance Friday

The Hancock County Agency on Aging will host a dance, featuring the East of Cheyenne Band, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday at the Senior Center, 339 E. Melrose Ave. The dance is open to the public; admission is $5 at the door. Snacks will be provided and beverages will be available...

Blood drive set today in McComb

The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. today at the McComb United Methodist Church, 204 High St., McComb. Additional drives are scheduled: Thursday — Mohawk Community Center, 295 Ohio 231, Sycamore, 12:30-5:30 p.m. Friday — Heritage...

Knitting class set

The Putnam County District Library will hold a knitting class at two library locations in March. Mary Jo Radebaugh will teach participants how to knit a prayer shawl at 11 a.m. March 22 at the Fort Jennings location or at 11 a.m. March 29 in Pandora. Supplies needed include size...

Wednesday calendar

TODAY Findlay Senior Center, 339 E. Melrose Ave.; fitness center open, 5 a.m.-9 p.m.; billiards, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.; SilverSneakers Splash, 8:30-9:30 a.m., Birchaven; low-impact cardio toning class, 9-9:40 a.m.; conversation and needlecraft, 9-11 a.m.; SilverSneakers, 10-10:50 a.m.;...

Setting sights on the stars

By MARGARET DWIGGINS Family editor Local fans of the television show “Grey’s Anatomy” will have even more reason to tune in to Thursday’s episode, when Charlotte White of Findlay will have a featured role in an episode titled “Throwing it all...

Wednesday’s scoreboard

PREP GIRLS BASKETBALL OHSAA State Tournament At Value City Arena Thursday’s State Semifinals Division II Toledo Rogers (24-4) vs. Kettering Alter (28-0), 1 Millersburg West Holmes (27-0) vs. Akron St. Vincent-St. Mary (25-2), 3 FINAL: Saturday, 10:45 a.m. Division IV...

Regional Boys Basketball: O-G kicking it up a notch

By DAVE HANNEMAN sTAFF WRITER Ottawa-Glandorf ended the regular season with three straight losses. But when they flipped the page on the calendar, the Titans flipped an internal switch as well. “Our guys understand that when March comes around you have to kick it up a...

Locally: Leppelmeier set to compete in NCAA championships

Kent State junior thrower Jackie Leppelmeier, a McComb graduate, will compete this weekend in the weight throw at the NCAA Division I indoor track and field championships in Albuquerque, N.M. Leppelmeier enters the meet with a season-best throw of 69 feet, 81/4 inches and is...