ONU roundup: Plenty of area athletes earn all-OAC academic honors

ADA — A total of 32 Ohio Northern University athletes were honored as the Ohio Athletic Conference released its spring all-academic selections. The award winners must be a sophomore or higher in class standing, maintain varsity status and have a cumulative...

Sectional softball: Naus powers Falcons to district birth

By ANDREW WILLIAMS STAFF WRITER ARLINGTON — With temperatures in the upper 40s, consistent winds and even a little rain, it felt more like an early season game played at the beginning of April than a postseason contest taking place in mid-May when Arlington and Riverdale...

Sectional tennis: Perfect performance for Findlay High in opening rounds

Findlay High’s boys tennis team had a strong start to the postseason Thursday as all three singles players and both doubles teams won out in the opening rounds of the Division I sectional tourney at the Findlay YMCA. The sectional semifinals and finals will continue...

Sectional softball: Bame blasts Polar Bears to win over Ada

DUNKIRK — Hardin Northern’s Addy Bame fired a five-hit shutout as the Polar Bears blanked Ada 3-0 in a Division IV sectional final at Dunkirk Park on Thursday. Bame allowed five hits in seven innings striking out 10 to get the win. She also blasted a pair of home runs...

Mumps scare

Ohio requires certain vaccinations for school-age children, but it is the only state without a similar immunization rule for those attending preschool or day care. That should change, and will, if a proposal introduced this week is approved by legislators. House Bill 536 would...

Sectional softball: Carey tops Arcadia in game featuring 7 HRs

By MICHAEL BURWELL STAFF WRITER ARCADIA — It was a hitter’s paradise for Thursday’s Division IV sectional softball final between Carey and Arcadia, although the weather was anything but ideal. With cold, windy and rainy conditions, the two teams combined to hit...

Public Record

Docket From the public records of the Findlay Police Department and the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office: Police Department Medication was taken from a McComb woman’s vehicle somewhere in Findlay. This was reported Tuesday. A Bernard Avenue woman advised Tuesday that...

Letters to the Editor 05-16-14

WEB FREEDOM IS AT RISK The FCC is now considering proposals that will allow it to regulate the Internet and block potentially harmful behavior. This is completely and totally unacceptable. Allowing the government to get its foot in the door will result in terrible consequences....

Interstate crash injures 2 people

Two Lima residents were hospitalized after a Thursday crash on Interstate 75 near the Hancock County rest area. Shaun Berry, 33, of Lima, was driving a 2001 Ford Taurus southbound when he was struck from behind by a tractor-trailer at about 4:45 p.m., the Findlay post of the...

Main Street crash hurts Findlay man

A Findlay man was injured in a two-vehicle accident about 1:38 p.m. Wednesday in the 2700 block of North Main Street, city police reported. Timothy Wellman, 29, was taken to Blanchard Valley Hospital by Hanco Ambulance, police said. Wellman was driving a 2008 Chevrolet Impala...