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Two people injured in Findlay accident

Two people were taken to the hospital following a two-car crash at 3:44 p.m. Tuesday on North Main Street, the Findlay Police Department reported. Transported to Blanchard Valley Hospital with non-incapacitating injuries were one driver, Rita Blevins, 57, of Arlington, and Carie...

UPDATE: Marathon Petroleum reports executive pay

 Marathon Petroleum Chief Executive Officer Gary Heminger earned $12.8 million in 2013, the company reported Tuesday.  It was much less than the $20.4 million he received in 2012. But the entire decline can be attributed to Heminger’s pension value and non-qualified deferred...

Putnam election board settles dispute, names new deputy director

The Putnam County Board of Elections has ended its feud over the appointment of a deputy director, voting today to name a new officer. Chairman Virigina Price said the board voted 3-to-1 to name Rebecca Hermiller, a Republican, as the new deputy director. Hermiller replaces...

Fostoria woman injured in U.S. 224 crash

A Fostoria woman was injured Tuesday morning in a two-vehicle crash at U.S. 224 and Hancock County 23 in Biglick Township, the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office reported. Paige Durst, 24, was taken to Blanchard Valley Hospital by private vehicle for a possible ankle injury, the...

UPDATED: 6 hurt in Hardin County crash

KENTON — Six people, including four children, a Dunkirk man and a Kenton woman, were injured in a two-vehicle crash Tuesday morning near Kenton, the Findlay post of the State Highway Patrol reported. A Ford Escort driven by Tasa Henry, 36, of Kenton, was northbound on U.S. 68...

Commissioners approve annexation for industrial park

Hancock County’s commissioners agreed today to annex the bulk of property needed for a new 350-acre industrial park from Marion Township to Findlay. Located on Findlay’s northeast side, the land is bordered by East Bigelow Avenue, Crystal Avenue, and Hancock County 212. The...

ADVISORY: CourierCam undergoing maintenance

The Courier Cam on South Main Street, Findlay, may be unavailable for part or all of the day  as it undergoes maintenance.

Wheat able to withstand cold

It has been a long and very cold winter. The office has received many calls the past several weeks asking about the effects the extreme cold has had on the wheat crop. Winter wheat is a cool-season grass that can tolerate fairly harsh weather. Wheat “hardens” in the...

Public Record

Docket From the public records of the Findlay Police Department and the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office: Police Department A “highly intoxicated” woman, 20, found passed out Saturday with vomit on her face and lying in a mulch pile outside 110 Fair St., was...