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VIDEOS: Oman, Riegle at Commissioners’ Forum

Hancock County Commissioner Phillip Riegle and challenger Steve Oman participated in a forum at the University of Findlay — moderated by WFIN’s Doug Jenkins and sponsored by the Findlay Publishing Company — on Monday. The forum covered both economic and flood mitigation...

Man arrested on robbery charge

A man indicted by the Hancock County grand jury after a Findlay robbery has been arrested. Derick R. Curry Jr., 25, address unknown, was found in Detroit and transported today to the Hancock County jail, said Lt. John Dunbar of Findlay Police Department. Investigators had...

Crash hospitalizes Findlay man

BENTON RIDGE — Impaired driving recently hospitalized a Findlay man, according to the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office. Jonathan Leonard-Fackler, 31, at 9:50 p.m. Sunday lost control of his grey 2003 Chrysler 300 north on Hancock 54 near Blanchard Township 79, according to Deputy...

Cooper Tire CEO’s compensation declines

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. Chief Executive Officer Roy Armes’ compensation declined 15 percent in 2013 to $5.8 million, the company reported. The biggest drop was in his performance-based bonus, which was $1.5 million last year, or half of the $3 million he received in 2012....

Retired Judge Richard Rinebolt dies at 91

Retired Hancock County Judge Richard J. Rinebolt, of Findlay, died of natural causes this morning at Birchaven Village in Findlay, according to family members.  He was 91. Funeral plans will be announced later, they said.

UPDATE: Riegle, Oman butt heads at commissioners forum

Hancock County commissioner candidates, incumbent Phillip Riegle, and his challenger, former commissioner Steve Oman,  spent most of today’s commissioners forum arguing. They are opponents in the May 6 Republican primary race. The question and answer forum was sponsored by...

Agency’s mission is to ‘keep people farming’

By SARA ARTHURS Staff Writer Farming is hard work, and even harder should the farmer have a disability. Ronald Cornwell, of rural Arlington, has multiple sclerosis and uses a wheelchair. Thanks to Ohio AgrAbility, a partnership between Ohio State University and Easter Seals that...

Exchange Club seeks award nominees

The Findlay Exchange Club is looking for nominees for its Proudly We Hail and Book of Golden Deeds awards. The awards will be presented at the 20th annual awards celebration May 6 at the University of Findlay. Other awards to be presented include Fireman of the Year, Law...

Library to host mystery writers

FOSTORIA — The Fostoria Friends of the Library will host an afternoon with two mystery writers at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the McClean Room of the Kaubisch Memorial Library. Judy Clemens, of Pandora, and Libby Fischer Hellman, of Chicago, will talk about writing a mystery story....

Monday calendar

TODAY Senior Center, fitness center open, 5 a.m.-9 p.m.,; billiards, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.; SilverSneakers Splash, 8:30-9:30 a.m., Birchaven; SilverSneakers classic, 9-9:50 a.m.; SilverSneakers yoga, 10-10:50 a.m.; water exercise class with open swim, 10-11 a.m., Birchaven; Delay the...