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Ohio Officials Seek More Kids For Meals Program

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Lawmakers, food bank and school representatives and other stakeholders are getting together in central Ohio to discuss ways to increase participation in a program that provides meals for children from low-income families. They say only a fraction of eligible...

More People Ban Themselves At Ohio Gambling Sites

CLEVELAND (AP) — The lists of people banning themselves from Ohio’s casinos and racinos have grown as the state’s gambling industry expands. The Plain Dealer in Cleveland ( ) reports nearly 750 gamblers from 11 states and Ontario excluded themselves from Ohio’s...

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...

Findlay residence damaged by fire

Fire damaged a Findlay home early Monday morning. An attic fire was reported at about 12:17 a.m. at 2448 Grace Blvd., according to the Findlay Fire Department. No one was injured. Investigators believe the fire may have been caused by an electrical malfunction. The fire caused...

FHS choirs, ensemble rated ‘superior’

Findlay High School’s freshman, concert and symphonic choirs, as well as its wind ensemble, participated in the Ohio Music Education Association’s District III Large Group Adjudicated Event Friday and Saturday at Lima Shawnee High School in Lima. The ensembles...

Stamp club sets annual show

The Fort Findlay Stamp and Post Card Club will hold its stamp show, “Finpex 2014,” Saturday and Sunday at The Lighthouse, 10055 U.S. 224 West. Show hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. The show will feature exhibits, a dealers’...

Ohio Star Quilters to meet Monday

The Ohio Star Quilters will meet at 9:30 a.m. Monday at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 1701 Tiffin Ave. Following the business meeting and show and tell, quilters will caravan to the University of Findlay’s Mazza Museum to see the “Keeping Quilt” and the...

Tuesday calendar

TODAY Findlay Senior Center, 339 E. Melrose Ave.; fitness center open, 6 a.m.-9 p.m.; billiards, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.; EnhanceFitness, 9-9:50 a.m.; SilverSneakers yoga, 10-10:50 a.m.; blood pressure clinic, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., cafe; SilverSneakers Splash, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.,...