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Cooper to report results on May 2

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. will announce first-quarter financial results early next month. The company will release the report before the market opens on May 2. Company officials will discuss the results during a conference call at 11 a.m. that day.

Sign-up for farm programs starts Tuesday

Farmers and ranchers can sign up for disaster assistance programs, re-established and strengthened by the 2014 farm bill, beginning Tuesday, according to the Farm Service Agency. The Livestock Indemnity Program and the Livestock Forage Disaster Program will provide payments to...

Public Record

Docket From the public records of the Findlay Police Department and the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office: Police Department Baby items were missing Thursday from a vehicle in the 300 block of Dunn Avenue. Soda machines were nearly pried open Thursday at Another Wolfies, 8013...

Prep softball: Arlington’s Johnson one-hits Rockets

ARLINGTON — Arlington’s Britnee Johnson picked up the win on the mound and had a triple and two RBIs at the plate to lead the Red Devils over Pandora-Gilboa 12-0 in five innings in a Blanchard Valley Conference softball game Friday. A seven-run second inning helped...

Prep baseball: Eight errors sink Findlay High baseball

Toledo Central Catholic wasn’t the preseason pick to win the Three Rivers Athletic Conference baseball title. But the Irish are certainly making the most of their opportunities. For the second time in three days, Central Catholic capitalized on eight errors by the...

$2.5 billion plan sets record for Ohio road construction

COLUMBUS (AP) — State transportation officials say they are spending a record $2.5 billion on road construction projects this year. The Ohio Department of Transportation announced the plan for 936 projects Thursday for this year’s construction season. The agency said...

Biologists use electrofishing to test health of fish

Americans spend nearly $48 billion annually fishing for fun, and they like knowing what’s in the water with their bait. To provide answers to that question, fisheries biologists conduct studies by “electrofishing.” A boat is equipped with fiberglass arms that...

Construction will close Glessner Ave.

Findlay’s Glessner Avenue will be closed to through traffic from West Sandusky to Putnam streets beginning at 7 a.m. Monday for a waterline replacement project. Road closures will continue on the street, from West Sandusky to West Main Cross streets, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m....

Prep track: Thompson inching toward 12 feet

  By TED RADICK staff writer VAN BUREN — The best athletes are often their own worst critics. Arlington senior pole vaulter Willow Thompson finds herself in a dilemma that way. She has her goals in mind and wants to reach them, and at the same time she has to remind herself...

Juvenile court caseload falls

By RYAN DUNN staff writer Hancock County Juvenile Court last year saw another drop in cases filed, following statewide and national trends. The court’s 1,491 cases, which include delinquency, traffic, and modification of support matters, reflect a roughly 8 percent decrease...