New grocery distribution center bringing 425 jobs to Findlay

A grocery distribution center, eventually employing 425 at $57,000 per year on average, will be built on Findlay’s north end by 2016. Plans for the $38 million, 337,831-square-foot distribution center, south of Hancock County 212 and west of Hancock County 18, were approved today...

Rail track repairs closing some Findlay streets in May

Three major thoroughfares in Findlay will be closed at times during May as Norfolk Southern Corp. replaces railroad tracks, according to the city’s Engineering Department. Beginning Monday, May 12, the following roads will be closed for approximately one week: Lima Avenue,...

Accident reported on U.S. 68

Power poles are down at the intersection of U.S. 68 and Hancock County 26, and an injury accident has been reported just north of that location at 8:15 a.m. Law enforcement are at the scene and emergency personnel are on the way. Scanner traffic indicates there is heavy traffic...

Saboteur, please

Everybody wants to rule the world – Tears for Fear During a recent Read For Life spelling bee I was deflated when our Courier spelling team incorrectly spelled “oleaginous.” I felt emptier than a Donald Sterling fan club meeting. But other teams had missed that,...

Saboteur, please

Everybody wants to rule the world – Tears for Fear During a recent Read For Life spelling bee I was deflated when our Courier spelling team incorrectly spelled “oleaginous.” I felt emptier than a Donald Sterling fan club meeting. But other teams had missed that,...

Locally: Frantz places 21st in half marathon

WASHINGTON — University of Findlay student Cassandra Frantz finished 21st in the Nike Women’s Half Marathon recently. Frantz, a Cory-Rawson graduate, finished the 13.1-mile race in a time of one hour, 28 minutes and nine seconds.

BVC Softball: Hardin Northern’s Bame fans 15 USV batters

MCGUFFEY — Addy Bame pitched a complete-game shutout, struck out 15 Upper Scioto Valley batters and allowed just four hits in Hardin Northern’s 2-0 nonconference softball win on Wednesday. Bame also doubled and singled at the plate, and Micheala Curtis hit two singles...

Old photos become modern treasure

By JEANNIE WILEY WOLF Staff Writer The family tree of Johann Georg and Elizabeth (Wilch) Marquardt just got a little easier to research. A new website contains photographs and biographical information about the couple who were married in 1857 in Hancock County and had eight...

Senior Center to host hymn sing

The Senior Center, 339 E. Melrose Ave., will host a community hymn sing from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday. The hymn sings are held four times a year, in February, May, August and November, and are open to everyone of any denomination. Participants will sing from hymnals and will be...

Style show set for seniors today

The Hancock County Agency on Aging, 339 E. Melrose Ave., will host a style show from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. today featuring the summer fashions of Christopher Banks. Senior citizens will be modeling. Christopher Banks will provide two $25 gift cards as door prizes, and everyone will...