Duplex damaged in weekend fire

A Friday night duplex fire at 105 S. Cory St. caused an estimated $29,000 in damage, the Findlay Fire Department reported Saturday. The owner of the building, Nancy Sites of Bloomdale, is believed to be insured, firefighters said. Twenty-eight firefighters responded to the blaze,...

Two hurt in Saturday crash

McGUFFEY — Two McGuffey men sustained non-life threatening injuries in a single-vehicle rollover crash on Ohio 195 near Hardin County 90, north of McGuffey at 4:22 p.m. Saturday, the Findlay post of the State Highway Patrol reported. Roger A. Parkins, 22, was driving a 2001...

Why were Civil War cannons moved?

Q: A large picture in the library shows the Hancock County Courthouse in the 1920s or 1930s and, on its front lawn, a Civil War monument with four cannons. Are those now in Maple Grove Cemetery? If so, when and why were they moved? — Larry Tombaugh, Findlay. A: They are the...

UF scholarship symposium set

The University of Findlay will host a “Symposium for Scholarship and Creativity” from noon to 5:30 p.m. Wednesday. More than 300 students will participate in the annual event that provides students a chance to share their research and professional experiences with the...

Insurance agent retires after 57 years

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER McCOMB — When he recalls his most rewarding moments in 57 years as an insurance agent, Ray Hoverman’s eyes well up in tears and his voice cracks. “The most rewarding would be, settling a claim where somebody had a huge loss. Their...

Woman hurt in city accident

A Tiffin woman sustained non-life threatening injuries when her vehicle was rear-ended in the 1200 block of Tiffin Avenue at about 4:50 p.m. Saturday, Findlay Police Department reported. Rhiannon Bradner, 31, stopped her 2002 Mercury Mountaineer in the center eastbound lane and...

Monday’s scoreboard

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL American League East Division W L Pct GB Baltimore 0 0 .000 — Boston 0 0 .000 — New York 0 0 .000 — Tampa Bay 0 0 .000 — Toronto 0 0 .000 — Central Division W L Pct GB Chicago 0 0 .000 — Cleveland 0 0 .000 — Detroit...

Blood drive slated

A blood drive will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday at Cooper Tire’s United Steel Workers Local 207L Union Hall, 1130 Summit St.

Zonta Club to host spring style show

The Zonta Club of Findlay will host its second annual Zonta Spring Style Show at 7 p.m. Thursday in the auditorium of St. Michael Catholic Church, 750 Bright Road. Papillon Boutique will present spring and summer collections as well as jewelry and accessories. Local models will...

Civitan club looks to thrive once again

By SARA ARTHURS Staff Writer As Findlay’s Civitan club approaches its 50th anniversary, membership has decreased to just 19 people and the club is looking to recruit new members in its mission to help people with special needs. The Findlay Area chapter of Civitan...