Blanchard River cleanup planned

The Blanchard River Watershed Partnership will host a day to clean sections of the river at 9 a.m. April 26. Participants should meet at the Interstate 75 overpass on Liberty Township Road 89 (River Road), near the city water pollution control plant, off Broad Avenue....

Robert D. Orwick

Robert D. Orwick, 96, of Madison Township, passed away on Sunday, April 6, 2014 at the Arlington Good Samaritan Center. He was born on January 2, 1918 to the late Charles and Amanda (Essinger) Orwick. On May 18, 1941 he married Rosemary Ellis and she preceded him in death on...

Compressed natural gas fuel pumps to be installed here

Compressed natural gas fuel pumps are coming to Findlay. IGS CNG Services, of Dublin, Ohio, and Speedway are teaming up to install a compressed natural gas fueling station on Hancock County 99 near Interstate 75. The companies made the announcement Monday. Construction is...

Appeals court rules against convicted felon

LIMA — An appeals court on Monday unanimously ruled a driver who was pulled over on Interstate 75 was not the victim of unlawful racial discrimination. The 3rd District Court of Appeals, Lima, said a State Highway Patrol sergeant justifiably searched Marcus D. Coleman’s...

Electric system study underway in Carey

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER CAREY — An electric system study will be submitted to American Municipal Power as part of an application for partial funding of an estimated $6.2 million to $6.9 million upgrade in Carey, village Administrator Roy Johnson said during Monday’s...

State crime lab speeded up: DeWine

By RYAN DUNN STAFF WRITER 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...

Bluffton sidewalk plan may change

By BRIAN LESTER STAFF WRITER BLUFFTON — Concerns over the sidewalk project in Bluffton were eased a bit Monday night as Village Council discussed an amendment to the original ordinance that was approved last year. If the amendment is approved, the village will pay for the cost of...

Riverside Park pool to open May 31; water slide planned

A twin-flume water slide will make its debut on May 31 when the Riverside Park pool opens for the season. Also new this year will be a picnic shelter within the pool area, and several reclining lounge chairs. Daily admission will cost $1.75 for children 18 years old and younger,...

Findlay woman hurt in accident

A Findlay woman was hurt in a two-car accident at the intersection of Washington and East Edgar avenues Monday afternoon, the Findlay Police Department reported. Maureen Henderson, 66, was taken by Hanco Ambulance to Blanchard Valley Hospital after the 12:14 p.m. accident....

High alert

Those involved in securing our military operations can’t be too cautious. Terrorism must always be a concern. But military police at the Joint System Manufacturing Center, more commonly known as the General Dynamics Lima Army tank plant, appear to have gone overboard...