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Findlay man giving $20M to BGSU, community

By DENISE GRANT Staff Writer Findlay resident Bill Frack doubled his gift to northwestern Ohio on Wednesday, donating about $20 million to the Findlay-Hancock County Community Foundation, most of which will go to the Bowling Green State University men’s basketball program....

Public Record

Docket From the public records of the Findlay Police Department and the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office: Police Department A woman was apprehended after attempting to leave Meijer, 2200 Tiffin Ave., without paying for a cart filled with $496.86 worth of merchandise Monday....

Toys That Shoot Show scheduled

The ninth annual Flag City Toys That Shoot Show and sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Lighthouse building, 10055 U.S. 224, about a mile west of Interstate 75. The show features various vendors buying, selling and trading air guns, cap guns and BB guns. No...

Survey planned for worm species

Sarah Betts, Hancock Park District natural resource coordinator, will lead surveys of earthworm species and population this month. The program is designed for family participation. The programs will be held at: • 1 p.m. Sunday, beginning at the activity center off the main...

BU Pops Concert to be held Friday

BLUFFTON — Four Bluffton University musical ensembles will present the annual Pops Concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday in Founders Hall. The concert is free, but donations will be accepted for program costs, with any excess funds going toward music scholarships. The evening will...

Flood-control plans pushed back

By JOY BROWN STAFF WRITER The final report detailing Blanchard River flood-control plans may not be complete until 2016, a year later than previously announced, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said Wednesday. Corps officials blamed the delay on the complexity of the...

Thursday’s scoreboard

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL American League East Division W L Pct GB Toronto 5 4 .556 — Tampa Bay 5 5 .500 ½ Baltimore 4 5 .444 1 Boston 4 5 .444 1 New York 4 5 .444 1 Central Division W L Pct GB Detroit 4 2 .667 — Cleveland 5 4 .556 ½ Kansas City 4 4 .500 1 Chicago 4 5...

Work will narrow U.S. 224 to 1 lane

U.S. 224 from just west of North Ridge Road (Hancock County 300) to Interstate 75 in Findlay will be reduced to one lane today and Friday and possibly on Monday to allow for drainage work, according to the Ohio Department of Transportation. The restriction will be in place from...

Alleged $13,000 theft investigated

NORTH BALTIMORE — A Petro Shopping Center employee is under investigation for allegedly stealing about $13,000 from the business. The theft is believed to have occurred within the last week from the store at 12906 Deshler Road, according to the Wood County Sheriff’s...

Convicted burglar given prison term

A McComb man who was shot while burglarizing a village home was sentenced Wednesday to four years in prison. Christian G. Moreno, 24, pleaded guilty in Hancock County Common Pleas Court to a second-degree felony charge of burglary. At about 1:45 a.m. Oct. 22, he trespassed by...