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Wolves biggest concern for settlers

Q: “Just Ask” on April 28 listed the animals that settlers found here. What was the worst to them? A: Settler Job Chamberlin explained: “The wolf was the most troublesome of all the wild animals. It was almost impossible to raise sheep on account of them and we...

Motorcyclist killed, Cygnet woman hurt in crash

PIONEER — A motorcyclist from West Unity was killed and his passenger, a Cygnet woman, was injured Sunday in a three-vehicle crash at Pioneer in Williams County. Craig W. Parliament, 66, of West Unity, was pronounced dead at the scene of the 6:21 p.m. crash at the intersection of...

The blessings of a late-life baby

By SARA ARTHURS STAFF WRITER Pregnancy later in life has a higher risk of complications than pregnancy among younger women, but many families are finding that waiting until they’re older makes the best sense for them and their family. Nationally, more women are having their...

Scholarships awarded to two seniors

The Findlay Service League has awarded its Spirit of Volunteerism scholarships to Arden McMath and Austin Secor. The$2,000 scholarships are awarded annually to graduating seniors from a Hancock County School who have demonstrated service to the community by volunteering,...

Seminar to focus on navigating The Courier’s online news editions

The Courier will host a free informational seminar about its eCourier and TheCourier.com editions from 11 a.m. to noon today at the Senior Center, 339 E. Melrose Ave. Participants will learn how to activate and log on to their digital newspaper account and navigate through the...

Public Meetings

The following public meetings will be held this week in the Findlay area: TODAY Findlay school board, 6 p.m., Jacobs Primary School gym. Liberty-Benton school board, 6 p.m., board offices. Vanlue school board, 6:30 p.m., school’s library and media center. Arlington school...

Hydrant flushing

Findlay will do hydrant flushing today in the area of Hancock County 95 south to the Norfolk Southern Railroad, and from Hancock County 95 west to the CSX Railroad.

Genealogy research workshop Tuesday

The Findlay-Hancock County Public Library will host a genealogy research workshop from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday in the Lindamood Room. Participants will learn tips for using the Ancestry Library Edition online resource database, which is available at all Ohio public libraries, to...

Letters to the Editor 5-19-14

COURT COSTS HIM PLENTY It was a dark and stormy night. It was after 8 p.m. and it was windy, snowing sideways, with over an inch of snow already on the roads. I was leaving Findlay on West Bigelow Avenue/County Road 95. As I approached County Road 140, a car was approaching from...

Prep track: Sears leads Royals at NBC meet

FOSTORIA — Elmwood sophomore Madison Sears scored a pair of wins Saturday to power the Royals’ girls track team to a second-place finish in Saturday’s Northern Buckeye Conference track meet at Fostoria’s Memorial Stadium. It was another Eastwood sweep of...