Findlay motorist dies after weekend accident

A Findlay motorist has died following a weekend traffic crash on Tiffin Avenue, the Findlay Police Department reported. Rainer Mueller, 61, died at 7:32 p.m. Monday at Blanchard Valley Hospital, according to police. An autopsy was ordered. Police responded to the accident at 6:56...

Man with knife holds up Findlay gas station

A man brandishing a knife robbed the Mobil gas station at 1301 N. Main St. tonight, Findlay police report. The holdup was reported at 8:49 p.m. Police said the male robber was wearing a black mask with a skull design over the face, a dark-colored coat with the hood up, and...

Work to close part of Sixth Street

Findlay’s Sixth Street, between Williams Street and Ohio 37, will be closed beginning Wednesday for culvert replacements, county Engineer Chris Long reported. The road closure is expected to last until Wednesday, May 28.

Findlay High School students protest tank top policy

Findlay High School students on Tuesday protested a portion of the school’s dress code that prohibits tank tops, something they called “sleevery.” Male and female students protested by wearing sleeveless shirts to school on a day they titled “Tank Top Tuesday.” Organizers said...

Former Kalida teacher resentenced for sex crimes with students

OTTAWA — Jeremy Stober returned today to Putnam County Common Pleas Court to once again receive his 10-and-a-half year prison sentence. The 3rd District Court of Appeals, Lima, unanimously ruled last month that a Putnam County judge did not explicitly say why he imposed a maximum...

On Deck: Area sectional softball action

There are five sectional softball tournament games on the local sports schedule today and we’ll have the latest on all of the action tonight here at The Courier. Bluffton will travel to Columbus Grove for the big game of the day. Courier writer Brian Lester will be on hand to...

City changes times for East Sandusky Street closure

East Sandusky Street’s closure this week will begin and end sooner than previously announced, according to the city Engineering Department. East Sandusky Street between Main and East streets will now close at 6 a.m. Tuesday and remain closed until 6 a.m. Thursday for storm...

Latta to speak at June’s First Friday Luncheon

U.S. Rep. Robert Latta, R-Bowling Green, will be the speaker at the First Friday Luncheon, to be hosted by the Hancock County Republican Party on June 6. The luncheon will be held at 11:30 a.m. Friday at American Legion Post 3, 120 W. Front St. The cost of the buffet lunch is...

Law enforcement public memorial event moved

Today’s public memorial service honoring area law enforcement officers who died in the line of duty will take place inside. The event will take place at 6 p.m. inside St. Andrews United Methodist Church, 120 W. Sandusky St.

Ceremony honors fallen lawmen

Law enforcement officials on Monday solemnly remembered those killed in the line of duty. About 75 people gathered inside Findlay’s St. Andrew’s United Methodist Church gymnasium for the annual honoring of the six Hancock County law enforcement officers who have died while on...