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Robert DePuy

Robert L. DePuy, 67, of Findlay, died Saturday. Arrangements are pending at Kirkpatrick-Behnke Funeral Home.

How much do you know about eggs?

The versatility and importance of eggs makes them a major component of agriculture. In tribute to the egg, here’s a trivia list about them, just for fun: • Wildfowl may have been domesticated as early as 3200 B.C. The first record of fowl laying eggs for man was around 1400...

First National to open new office

OTTAWA — First National Bank will open its fifth full-service banking center in May at 855 N. Locust St., across from Ottawa-Glandorf High School. The bank will feature three drive-in lanes and a walk-up automated teller machine. First National Bank is a wholly-owned...

Employee honored

Advanced Drainage Systems has recognized employee Craig Perkins for 20 years service to the company.

Elections board positions filled

By MORGAN MANNS and BRIAN BOHNERT for the courier TIFFIN — It didn’t take long for the Seneca County Board of Elections to replace three employees who have resigned this month. During a Monday evening meeting, the board hired Jane Sheeley, Carolyn Cray and Rosemarie...

NB board to hire new school chief

NORTH BALTIMORE — The North Baltimore school board today is scheduled to consider hiring a new superintendent. On the board’s meeting agenda is a motion to consider hiring Ryan Delaney, current superintendent of the Claymont School District. North Baltimore...

Beyond jail

The Hancock County jail has only so much space for prisoners. The 98 beds there should be reserved for our worst offenders, not first- or second-offense drunk drivers, or petty criminals. Whether there for a traffic or criminal offense, the majority of people sentenced to jail...

Fostoria board OKs debt refinancing plan

By BRIAN BOHNERT for the courier FOSTORIA — The Fostoria school board approved a resolution Monday to refinance the remaining debt from construction of two school buildings in the early 1990s. The board unanimously voted to refinance the balance of $2.19 million in school...

Arlington residents questioning water bills

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer ARLINGTON — Arlington residents who have noticed discrepancies in water bills are being urged to contact the village public affairs board, Village Council was told Monday. Mayor Ed Solt said he has been approached by some who wonder why water...

Public Record

Docket From the public records of the Findlay Police Department and the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office: Police Department Domestic disturbances occurred recently at abodes on Jennifer Lane and South Blanchard Street. A Crystal Avenue male was incarcerated for domestic...