Ohio Statue Honors Woman’s Historic 1964 Flight

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio woman’s history-making flight has been memorialized with a newly unveiled statue in Columbus. The Columbus Regional Airport Authority and The Columbus Foundation are commemorating the 50th anniversary of Geraldine “Jerrie”...

On Deck: Track and field takes center stage

Track and field takes center stage today and we’ll have the latest on all of the action on the oval tonight here at The Courier. Courier writer Ted Radick will be at Clymer Stadium today as Columbus Grove tries to defend its titles at the Bulldog Invitational. Also tonight...

Marathon workers happiest in nation, Business Insider says

Marathon Petroleum has the most satisfied workers in the U.S., reported Business Insider, in New York, on Thursday. Marathon Petroleum was competing with nearly 400 companies among the Fortune 500 based on employees’ survey responses. Marathon Petroleum ranks 33rd on the Fortune...

Police seize drugs, gun from George Street home

Findlay police said a stolen firearm and drugs were discovered this morning inside a city home. Officers at 8:30 a.m. today enacted a search warrant of 216 George St. on information of a stolen firearm from Risingsun. They arrested resident Phillip A. M. Bibler, 20, on multiple...

Woman’s Body Found In Ohio River Near E. Liverpool

CHESTER, W.Va. (AP) — Authorities in West Virginia are investigating a woman’s body that was found in the Ohio River near East Liverpool, Ohio. Hancock County Sheriff Ralph Fletcher tells media outlets that workers at the East Liverpool dry docks discovered the body on...

Cleveland Metroparks To Restore Former Golf Course

CLEVELAND (AP) — Commissioners at Cleveland Metroparks are getting details on an ecological restoration plan for a former golf course. The Conservation Fund, a Virginia-based private nonprofit conservation group, paid more than $14 million for the Acacia Reservation and then...

Body found in Lake Erie, crews look for 3 missing

TOLEDO (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard says the body of a missing boater has been found in Lake Erie and they’re continuing to search for three others off the Ohio shoreline. The search is centered about 30 miles east of Toledo near where crews found a partially submerged boat...

Mumps Cases At Central Ohio Community College

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Columbus health officials say they’ve confirmed 2 cases of mumps at a local community college as an outbreak of the illness continues. Jose Rodriguez, Columbus Public Health spokesman, says two Columbus State Community College students have been...

Fifth Third Bancorp 1Q Earnings Fall 25 Pct

CINCINNATI (AP) — Fifth Third Bancorp says its first-quarter net income fell 25 percent, mostly on a decline in its investment in its former Vantiv payment-processing subsidiary. The Cincinnati-based company says net income fell to $309 million, or 36 cents per share, for the...

Space Added As Columbus Homeless Families Increase

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Central Ohio’s homeless agency is expanding space for displaced families as the number of parents and children with no place to live increases. The YWCA Family Center opened in 2005 with a capacity for 50 people and is now trying to serve 140 families....