Commissioners to give State of County Address

The Hancock County commissioners will host their State of the County Address at 2 p.m. Thursday at the county courthouse, 300 S. Main St., Courtroom 1. Flood mitigation efforts, the performance of the county’s Convention & Visitors Bureau and infrastructure projects in 2013...

Cleveland Clash: Irving, Gordon In Media Spat

CLEVELAND (AP) — As if the Cavaliers and Browns don’t have enough trouble winning games. Now their most prominent stars are going at it. Cavs All-Star guard Kyrie Irving and Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon are having a spat through the media, exchanging barbs across TV,...

Ohio Grants Target Anti-drug Programs For Kids

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Twenty-two grants totaling $1.5 million will help strengthen school-based alcohol and drug prevention programs in Ohio. The governor’s office said Monday that the Building Youth Resiliency grants will help at-risk kids in 19 counties. The program —...

Findlay woman hurt in afternoon accident

A Findlay woman was hurt in a two-car accident at the intersection of Washington and East Edgar avenues this afternoon, according to the Findlay Police Department. Maureen Henderson, 66, of Findlay, was taken by Hanco Ambulance to Blanchard Valley Hospital. The accident occurred...

Drug arrest made on South Main Street

An Alger man was arrested for drug possession early today after a traffic stop in the 100 block of South Main Street. The Findlay Police Department requested assistance from a Hancock County Sheriff’s deputy and his K9 partner after stopping Joseph E. Erbe, 33, at 12:33...

DeWine: State crime lab has speeded up

The Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation has done excellent work for years, but agents “never were in too big a hurry to get it done,” Ohio’s attorney general said Monday. Mike DeWine told Findlay Rotary Club members he has worked to bring urgency to the state’s...

Natural gas fuel pumps coming to Findlay

Natural gas fuel pumps are coming to Findlay. IGS CNG Services, Dublin, and Speedway LLC, Enon, are teaming up to build a compressed natural gas fueling station on Hancock County 99, at Exit 161 off of Interstate 75. The companies made the announcement today. Construction is...

Editorials From Around Ohio

Excerpts of recent editorials of statewide and national interest from Ohio newspapers: The (Youngstown) Vindicator, April 6 Welcome developments on state and national fronts recently will fortify the arsenal of weaponry to successfully fight the war on heroin in the United States...

Columbus Will Seek Democratic Convention

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Though Columbus was rejected as a site for the 2016 Republican National Convention, area tourism officials say they will now focus on luring the Democrats. Officials said they’ll try to capitalize on the national media exposure garnered for the city...

Students React To Departure Of NDSU’s Phillips

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — The departure of North Dakota State University men’s basketball coach Saul Phillips is a hot topic on campus. Ohio University has hired Phillips, who led NDSU to a record-tying 26 wins this past season and a trip to the NCAA Tournament — where the Bison...