1,000 Ounces Of Gold Recovered From Sunken Ship

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — An expedition to recover the remaining treasure from the wreck of a 19th-century steamship off South Carolina has recovered nearly 1,000 ounces of gold. Odyssey Marine Exploration of Tampa, Florida, announced Monday the gold was recovered during a...

Four injured in Cygnet crash

CYGNET — Details of a Tuesday accident, which injuried four individuals including a child, continue to be determined, according to a Wood County Sheriff’s Office report. The accident, just west of the village, involved a car at the Interstate 75 exit failed to stop or slow down...

Marathon Petroleum Corp. announces dividend

Marathon Petroleum Corp. has announced that its board of directors declared a dividend of $0.42 per share on common stock. The dividend will be payable June 10 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on May 21. Marathon will be releasing its 2014 first quarter...

Solicitation arrests made at area truck stops

Five men were arrested after a solicitation sting at area truck stops. The Wood County Sheriff’s Office today reported staging enforcement on April 24 with the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office and Perrysburg Township Police Department. The sting was at  truck stops located at the...

Advanced Drainage Systems plans for public stock offering

Advanced Drainage Systems, the world’s largest producer of corrugated plastic pipe, and growing, plans to make an initial public offering of stock. A date has not been set yet. Nor was the number of shares to be offered disclosed in a company filing with the Securities and...

Marathon Petroleum reports lower earnings in first quarter of 2014

Scheduled maintenance idled Marathon Petroleum Corp.’s two largest refineries, plunging profit 73 percent last quarter to $199 million, the company reported Thursday. Earnings in the January-March quarter amounted to 67 cents per share, down from $2.17 a year earlier. Marathon...

Commissioners told to ‘stay the course’ on flood control

Hancock County’s commissioners were urged to “stay the course” on flood control this morning. Findlay Mayor Lydia Mihalik and Kathy Kreuchauf, president of the Community Foundation, were among those attending today’s meeting, encouraging the commissioners not to waver...

On Deck: Big baseball games in WBL and BVC

There’s a big day of local sports on the agenda today and we’ll have the latest on all of the action for you here at The Courier. There are 14 prep baseball games on the schedule Ottawa-Glandorf will try and stay in the Western Buckeye League baseball race as the Titans host Van...

State shuts down Fostoria bar

FOSTORIA–State agents are in Fostoria tonight, removing alcohol and business proceeds from Los Tocallos Bar and Restaurant, 203 N. Main St., because its liquor license is outdated. An officer from the Ohio Investigative Unit in Toledo said the unit received an anonymous...

Van Buren man wanted for questioning about SUV crash

The Hancock County Sheriff’s Office is asking for help in bringing in a Van Buren man for questioning. The sheriff’s office said 23-year-old Andre “L.D.” White is wanted for questioning about a car crash and a stolen vehicle. Early Thursday morning, a 2007...