Arbor Day celebrations planned in area

Arbor Day celebrations will be happening this week at locations in Findlay and Hancock County. Findlay’s Jefferson Primary School will host a program beginning at 9:30 a.m. Friday. Mayor Lydia Mihalik and “Tree Lady” Cathy Smith will speak, and students will...

School income tax on ballot

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER On the May 6 ballot, McComb residents will decide whether to renew their school district’s half-percent income tax. If voters approve the five-year income tax, it will be the third time they’ve done so since 2004. The tax brings in about...

Fire levy before Union Township voters

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer A 1.5-mill levy is being sought in Hancock County’s Union Township to help finance a fire station that would combine the Mount Cory and Rawson volunteer fire departments under one roof. Township voters will be asked to support the five-year...

Trisha L. Morger

Trisha L. Morger, 47, of Findlay, died at 10:25 p.m., Tuesday, April 22, 2014, after a courageous six month battle with lung cancer at Blanchard Valley Hospital, Findlay, surrounded by her loving family. She was born on May 5, 1966, in Findlay to Dick and Jean (Huff) Morger....

Sally Ann Lessig

CAREY — Sally Ann Lessig, 82, of Carey, died at 5:28 a.m. on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at the Bridge Hospice Care Center in Findlay. Born March 3, 1932 in Carey, Ohio she was the daughter of the late Dean and Myrtle (Baker) Wright. On September 9, 1950, at Grace United...

Prep baseball: Carey rallies to stun Chieftains

CAREY — Down 6-5 Carey scored four in the bottom of the sixth inning to knock off Hopewell-Loudon 9-6, for its first baseball win over the Chieftains in more than a decade. Brady Mullholand’s two-run single was the big blow in the sixth inning as the Blue Devils...

Prep baseball: Liberty-Benton atop BVC

Liberty-Benton hasn’t won a Blanchard Valley Conference baseball title since 2009. The Eagles took a huge step toward correcting that situation, though, riding a balanced offense and outstanding pitching by Alex Harter to a 5-1 win over McComb on Wednesday in a mid-season...