Browns Sign FB Chris Pressley

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — The Browns have signed fullback Chris Pressley, a potential lead blocker to open holes for new running back Ben Tate. Pressley missed all of last season with Cincinnati because of a knee injury. The 5-foot-10, 249-pounder has made 20 career starts in the NFL...

Experts: Money Is Hurdle To Landing GOP Convention

CINCINNATI (AP) — To hold the Republican National Convention in Cincinnati, supporters must figure out how a host committee can raise the millions in private money that will be needed and also spruce up the downtown arena. Convention experts, local leaders and political insiders...

Browns’ Mack Relieved Free Agency Behind Him

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — The confusing whirlwind of free agency behind him, Pro Bowl center Alex Mack says he’s excited about staying with the Browns. Mack remained with Cleveland after the team quickly matched the five-year, $42 million offer sheet he signed from the...

Editorials From Around Ohio

Excerpts of recent editorials of statewide and national interest from Ohio newspapers: The Marietta Times, April 12 Child abuse leaves a permanent scar on its victims. Children don’t know why they are being abused. It is even sadder when abuse is the only way of life they...

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...