Association honors Elmwood treasurer

COLUMBUS — The Ohio Association of School Business Officials has awarded LuAnn Vanek, treasurer of Elmwood Local School District, the association’s Northwest Region Distinguished Service Award. Vanek received a commemorative award and a $500 student scholarship to...

UF sports: Men’s tennis second at GLIAC Tournament

MIDLAND, Mich. — Northwood University’s depth proved to be too much for the University of Findlay men’s tennis team to overcome on Sunday when the Timberwolves beat the Oilers 5-1 to claim the title in the 2014 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference...

Monday’s scoreboard

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL American League East Division W L Pct GB New York 15 10 .600 — Baltimore 12 12 .500 2½ Toronto 12 13 .480 3 Boston 12 14 .462 3½ Tampa Bay 11 14 .440 4 Central Division W L Pct GB Detroit 12 9 .571 — Minnesota 12 11 .522 1 Chicago 13 13 .500 1½...

College track: Findlay High grad Brown has record-setting weekend

DES MOINES, Iowa — After helping break a 25-year-old Eastern Michigan record in the 400 relay on Friday, Findlay High graduate Tyler Brown did one better on Saturday at the Drake Relays as the freshman anchored the Eagles’ relay team to a sixth-place finish and the...

Prep track: Records fall at Hardin Northern Invite

DOLA — Defending Division III state champion Willow Thompson of Arlington set a meet record in the pole vault and the Red Devils scored wins in seven events to edge Pandora-Gilboa for the girls team championship at Saturday’s Hardin Northern Invitational. The victories were...

Letters to the Editor 4-28-14

BEES NOW, HUMANS NEXT? The article in The Courier (April 25) “Winter Takes Toll On Honey Bees,” should be a wake up call for all. Colony collapse has been going on for many years due to the spraying of poison on our food sources. I have experienced problems in my own...

Public Record

Docket From the public records of the Findlay Police Department and the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office: Police Department Marijuana and drug paraphernalia were found Friday in a vehicle stopped in the 2000 block of Breckenridge Road. A Friday fracas was investigated near...

Weekly road report released

The following is the weekly report of construction and maintenance work on state highways from the Ohio Department of Transportation: HANCOCK COUNTY The U.S. 224 interchange with Interstate 75 is currently being reconstructed. The project began in February and is expected to be...

Sheriff plans more patrols for prom season

The Hancock County Sheriff’s Office will be staffing extra patrol during the next couple of weekends in conjunction with prom activities at area high schools. Patrols will be aimed at reducing traffic crashes, preventing underage alcohol consumption and drug abuse, and...

What animals did settlers find here?

Q: What animals did the settlers find here? A: “The deer, panther, wolf, bear, wildcat, fox, marten, otter, polecat, beaver, groundhog or woodchuck, opossum, raccoon, hare, rabbit, (the black, grey, red, or pine) flying and ground or striped squirrel, muskrat, mink, weasel,...