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UF softball: Ashland ousts UF from GLIAC tourney

By BRIAN LESTER STAFF WRITER Tears streamed from the eyes of the seniors on the University of Findlay softball team as the reality of the moment sank in late Saturday morning at the Marathon Diamonds Complex. Their careers were over, their final season at UF ended in swift...

Author to speak

OTTAWA — The Putnam County District Library in Ottawa will host author Don Bruns at 6 p.m. May 12. Bruns is the author of two mystery series. His books will be available for purchase and signing.

Girl Scout event planned Tuesday

Girl Scouts of Western Ohio will host a recruiting event at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Feasel’s Garden Center, 2330 Bright Road. Girls and their parents will tour the greenhouse, plant a flower and learn about becoming a Girl Scout and/or a troop leader. Girls will paint a pot and...

City police hold bike rodeo

By RYAN DUNN STAFF WRITER Dozens of area children learned some safety tips while testing their bicycle skills this weekend. Findlay police on Saturday held their third annual Bike Rodeo at the Marathon Petroleum Corp. parking lot. The event offered bicycle inspections, helmet...

Findlay man facing assault charge

Findlay police arrested a local man after responding to a report of an assault around 1:28 a.m. Sunday near Blaine Street. Dustin Lanagan, 33, of Findlay, was arrested on a charge of aggravated assault and was being held in the Hancock County jail Sunday night. When police...

Jon Smalley

Jon Smalley, 66, of Findlay, and formerly of McComb, died Sunday at Bridge Hospice Care Center, Findlay. A funeral will be held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Hartley Funeral Home, McComb. Visitation will be held from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Further arrangements...

Public Record

Docket From the public records of the Findlay Police Department and the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office: Police Department Three people were taken into custody last weekend under separate warrants after being located in the 1900 block of Broad Avenue, North Blanchard Street...

Local correctional officers honored

Members of the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office are recognizing their colleagues this week for National Correctional Officers and Employees Week. These employees put their lives and health at risk to keep the public safe, said Lt. Ryan Kidwell, county jail administrator....

Public Meetings

The following public meetings will be held this week in the Findlay area: TODAY Arlington Council, 7 p.m., municipal building. Carey Council, 7 p.m., council chambers, municipal building. Rawson Board of Public Affairs, 7 p.m., town hall. Bluffton Council, 8 p.m., town hall....

Prep baseball: P-G, Leipsic split in BVC/PCL doubleheader

PANDORA — Thirteen was the lucky number as Pandora-Gilboa and Leipsic each scored 13 runs on 13 hits in their wins in splitting a Blanchard Valley Conference/Putnam County League doubleheader in baseball action on Saturday. Dustin Rieman ripped two doubles, three singles...