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3 Carey residents arrested in Marion drug investigation

MARION — Three Carey residents were among 39 people arrested Thursday after a large drug investigation in Marion. Ray Ferguson, 38, and Kelly Morgan, 44, were both charged with felonies in Marion County Common Pleas Court, according to Attorney General Mike DeWine’s office....

Italian restaurant closes Findlay location

La Scola Tuscan Grill has shut its doors for good after two years in Findlay. The Italian restaurant at 2215 Tiffin Ave. closed on Thursday, said Moussa Salloukh, owner and partner of the restaurant. “We had a great time while we were there,” Salloukh said. Salloukh...
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VIDEO: Riegle explains problems with dredging river

  Hancock County Commissioner Phillip Riegle talks about problems with dredging the Blanchard River during the State of the County address on Thursday at the Hancock County Courthouse.

Firefighters douse garage fire in Allen Township

Firefighters battled a blaze Thursday that heavily damaged the garage of a house at 13776 Allen Township 108, southeast of Van Buren. No injuries were reported, according to Allen Township Fire Chief Gary Hickman. The fire, reported about 4:30 p.m., spread from the garage to an...

Riegle refutes river dredging idea at State of the County address

The State of Hancock County address got political today, when Commissioner Phillip Riegle stepped to the podium and began lobbing facts aimed at his rival’s campaign in an attempt to discredit it. Riegle, of 22525 Delaware Township 184, is finishing his second, four-year term as...

On Deck: Adventurous day for prep baseball and softball teams

It should be an interesting afternoon for area prep baseball and softball outfielders today and we’ll have the latest on all of the high school sports action across the region today here at The Courier. Winds gusting at around 40 miles per hour should make for some interesting...

Special dresses for special occasions

By JEANNIE WILEY WOLF Staff Writer ARLINGTON — Sarah Freshwater, her mother Jenny Freshwater and family friend Mary Ann Trinko spend most of the workweek together sewing. The women have found their niche: making custom handmade outfits for the sacraments of baptism, first...

Museum lecture at Senior Center to focus on history of downtown stores

The Hancock Historical Museum will present a program on the history of Findlay’s downtown department and clothing stores from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. April 17 in the Fitzgerald Room of the Senior Center, 339 E. Melrose Ave. Coffee and pastries will be served at 9 a.m. The...

Iola Warner

Iola Marie Warner, 95, of Findlay, died at 10:54 a.m. Wednesday at her residence. Arrangements are pending at Kirkpatrick-Behnke Funeral Home.

Leona M. Steffen

MILLER CITY — Leona M. Steffen, 95, of Miller City, died, 11:55 a.m. Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at The Meadows at Putnam Acres, Ottawa. She was born March 14, 1919, in New Bavaria to the late Theodore and Josephine (Okuley) Eiden. On April 23, 1941, she married, Norbert C....