Oops! Mistake kills most grass at University of Findlay campus

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER The grass really is greener on the other side of the fence — if you’re standing on the University of Findlay’s campus. The university is being forced to replace about 75 percent of its grass after a chemical similar to...

Tiffin Flea Market begins Saturday

TIFFIN — The Tiffin Flea Market, which benefits Seneca County Junior Fair programs, will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the county fairgrounds. Breakfast is available from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. each day, and there will be a variety of concession trailers,...

Boat equipment inspections offered

McCLURE — The state Department of Natural Resources, Division of Watercraft, will offer free boat safety equipment inspections at boat ramps at two Henry County locations on May 23: • Ritter Park, 1111 W. Riverview Ave., Napoleon: 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. May 23....

Businesses receive safety awards

More than 40 area businesses were recognized for having outstanding safety records at the 68th annual Hancock County Safety Council awards luncheon, held Thursday at the Findlay Country Club. Area businesses and organizations were honored for their safety achievements by the...

Town hall damage worst on third floor

By BRIAN LESTER STAFF WRITER A major water leak at the Bluffton town hall did the most damage to the building’s third floor, village officials said Thursday. All three floors of the downtown building were damaged by the water, but the third floor, where the leak began, got...

Veterans Commission members seek pay hike

By DENISE GRANT STAFF WRITER Members of the Hancock County Veterans Service Commission asked for a raise on Thursday. Robert Essinger, Roger Neff, Charles Fisher and Charles Smith attended the Hancock County commissioners’ regular meeting to ask for the pay hike. The...

Deputies, troopers joining ‘Click It or Ticket’ campaign

Area law enforcement agencies will be participating in the 2014 “Click It or Ticket” campaign from Monday to June 1. Lawmen will crack down on motorists who are not wearing seat belts or using an appropriate child restraint. Participating agencies include the...
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Thunder eliminate Clippers, winning Game 6 104-98

Los Angeles Clippers forward Glen Davis, second from left, puts up a shot as Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant, left, forward Serge Ibaka, second from right, of Congo, and guard Reggie Jackson defend in the first half of Game 6 of the Western Conference semifinal NBA...