UF roundup: Welch wins national title in weight throw

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — University of Findlay junior Justin Welch is a national champion. Welch captured the individual championship in the men’s weight throw to get the Oilers’ indoor track and field team off to a solid start at the NCAA Division II national...

No Oaks column

Chris Oaks is off today. His “5 Questions with Chris Oaks” column will return next Saturday.

Democrats plan spring dinner

The Hancock County Democrats will hold their spring dinner on Thursday at the Agency on Aging, 339 E. Melrose Ave., Findlay. A “meet and greet” will begin at 6:30 p.m., followed by dinner at 7 p.m. Dinner is being provided by the Mustard Seed Cafe in Bluffton....

Public Record

Docket From the public records of the Findlay Police Department and the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office: Police Department A Findlay woman reported being pursued by a man in an alley near West Lincoln Street on Thursday morning. She walked quickly to her residence and...

County commissioners expected to OK annexation

Hancock County’s commissioners are expected to vote Tuesday to approve the annexation of 276 acres from Marion Township to Findlay. A petition seeking the annexation was delivered to the commissioners’ office this week. The annexation would include land bordered by...

Time Warner hiking cable fees

Some Time Warner Cable customers are seeing increases averaging 6.5 percent in this month’s cable bill, a spokesman said Friday. The increase applies to new customers or customers not in a “promotional package,” according to spokesman Mike Hogan. “The...

VB School District buying two houses for campus expansion

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER Van Buren School District will pay $206,000 to buy two nearby properties so it can expand its campus. The purchase became official Thursday night when the school board approved. The properties are at 211 S. Main St. and 205 Maple St. The district is...

Whirlpool creating 400 Ohio jobs

By DAN SEWELL Associated Press CINCINNATI — Whirlpool Corp., citing strong demand for its mixers and other small kitchen appliances made in Ohio, announced plans Friday to expand its Greenville plant and add 400 jobs. The plant that makes KitchenAid brand mixers and other...

Credit union offers two scholarships

The Clyde-Findlay Area Credit Union is accepting applications for two scholarships which will be awarded to high school seniors. To qualify for one of the $1,000 scholarships, the students must be high schools in Sandusky, Seneca or Hancock counties, be a credit union member or...

McComb offering open enrollment

McCOMB — Students can apply for open enrollment at McComb schools for next school year. Applications can be picked up between 8 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday in the superintendent’s office. Applications are due at the superintendent’s office by May 2....