Sixth Street closing for culvert work

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

NB Council may adjust sewer rates

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer NORTH BALTIMORE — Responding to public criticism of a recent hike in sewer rates, North Baltimore Council may adjust its rate structure. During an informal committee-of-the-whole session Tuesday, Village Council pondered options to ease the...

Findlay motorist dies after crash

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...

Findlay library hosting teen job hunting program

“Hire Me! A Teen Job Hunters Tips & Tricks Program” will be presented from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday in the Lindamood Room at the Findlay-Hancock County Public Library. Teens age 15 to 18 can attend the interactive program to receive tips on job hunting and learn...

Veterans office closing early

The Hancock County Veterans Service Office will close early on Thursday, at 11 a.m., for training.

Consultant to help with health merger

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER Findlay and Hancock County are ready to try again to combine their health departments. Officials from the city and county appear ready to split the $34,000 cost of a consultant to develop a merger plan. City Council’s Appropriations Committee on...

Letters to the Editor 5-14-14

LIBERALS NOT TO BLAME Jeanne Eisentrager (letter, May 10) wrote that left-wing liberals want people like her to be quiet. She contends that liberals want everyone to conform to their way of thinking. Eisentrager wrote that because of liberals’ narrow-mindedness, she is...

Truck accident injures driver, blocks Ohio 613

McCOMB — A Perrysburg man was injured Tuesday when the tractor-trailer he was driving rolled over on Ohio 613, between McComb and Van Buren. Paul Richter, 58, was taken to Wood County Hospital in Bowling Green by McComb Emergency Medical Service, the Hancock County...

Former teacher resentenced in Putnam County

By RYAN DUNN STAFF WRITER OTTAWA — A Putnam County judge on Tuesday again sentenced Jeremy Stober to more than a decade in prison for sex crimes with students. The former Kalida High School teacher returned to Putnam County Common Pleas Court, where he was sentenced for the...

WITH VIDEO: Man brandishing knife robs Findlay gas station

(Video via Findlay Police Department) A man brandishing a knife robbed the Mobil gas station at 1301 N. Main St. on Tuesday night, Findlay police reported. 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,...