Judge strikes down Michigan’s ban on gay marriage

DETROIT (AP) — Michigan’s ban on gay marriage is unconstitutional, a federal judge said Friday as he struck down a law that was widely embraced by voters a decade ago — the latest in a recent series of decisions overturning similar laws across the country. U.S. District...

Tokyo Japanese Steakhouse reopening Saturday

Tokyo Japanese Steakhouse, at Findlay Village Mall, will reopen Saturday since being closed three weeks ago after it was damaged by fire on March 1. It will be open from 5 to 11 p.m. Saturday and from 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday, Manager Tom Tao said today. Beginning Monday, it...

Letters to the Editor 03-21-14

ON THE ROAD TO NOWHERE? Congratulations to Jim Knott (letter, March 20) on finally writing a letter to the editor after all those years. Fox News and MSNBC come to mind when he says people believe what they read/hear, and it becomes scary about those “facts” that each...

One person hurt in Ohio 613 crash

A Fostoria man was injured when he fell asleep while driving and sideswiped a truck on Ohio 613 near Washington Township 262 around 8:51 a.m. Thursday. Brian Tiell, 51, was driving east on Ohio 613 when his vehicle drifted into the westbound lane and sideswiped a tractor-trailer...

Public Record

Docket From the public records of the Findlay Police Department and the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office: Police Department A Findlay female said a man she met at a city bar had given her a ride to her home, and later used her debit card without permission Tuesday. A woman...

Panel discussion on Ukraine slated

ADA — The Ohio Northern University Center for Democratic Governance and Rule of Law will present a panel discussion on “The Crisis in Ukraine: What is Happening and What Does it Mean?” in the Celebrezze Moot Court Room at 7 p.m. Tuesday. The event is free. A...

Historical museum to debut exhibit

The Hancock Historical Museum, 422 W. Sandusky St., will host an opening reception for the new exhibit, “The Swingin’ Sixties,” from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday. The exhibit will showcase the popular culture and landmark social reform of the 1960’s, as...

BPW sets meeting

The Business & Professional Women of Findlay/Hancock County will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Greek Garden, 321 S. Main St. The speaker will be Ann Buis. For membership information and reservations, call 419-423-8739 or 419-788-6397. The state convention will be May 16-18...

Art league sets weekend class on book-making

The Findlay Art League will offer a book-making class from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday in the work room of the league office at 117 W. Crawford St. Melissa Eddings-Mancuso, a professor at Ohio Northern University, will teach the class. Participants will creat an 8-inch...

Hancock Saves sets annual meeting April 8

Hancock County Saves, coordinated by Ohio State University Extension, Hancock County, will hold its fifth annual meeting at 4 p.m. April 8 at the Hancock County Agricultural Service Center, 7868 County Road 140. Participants of the program and others interested are invited to...