Motorcyclist dies in Sunday crash

PIONEER — A motorcyclist from West Unity was killed and his passenger, a Cygnet woman, was injured Sunday in a three-vehicle crash in 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...

Two people hurt in carriage crash

Two rural Findlay residents were taken to the hospital after an accident involving a horse-drawn carriage in the 6000 block of Marion Township 215 at 3:50 p.m. Sunday, authorities reported. Sarah Theis, 29, and Zaydon Theis, age 2, were transported with minor injuries to...

Fire hydrants to be flushed today

The Findlay Water Distribution Department will flush hydrants today from Hancock County 95 south to the Norfolk Southern Railroad, from Hancock County 95 west to the CSX Railroad and North Main Street, and from the Blanchard River north to Hancock County 99 and east to the CSX...

Public Record

Docket From the public records of the Findlay Police Department and the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office: Police Department A Findlay man with a knife reportedly threatened two people Sunday at 118½ E. Sandusky St. Two push mowers were missing from 307 Garfield Ave. The...

Program planned on Italian films

The Findlay-Hancock County Public Library will host a program on “The Influence of Italian Horror Films: Part 2” from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Lindamood Room. The presentation will cover the influence of the Italian horror film genre on countries such as Japan,...

Library hosting class on iPad usage

The Findlay-Hancock County Public Library is hosting a presentation on how to use an iPad from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Thursday in the Lindamood Room. The class will focus on how to use settings, setting up iCloud, and searching the Web. Participants are being encouraged to bring...

Emergency preparedness focus of class

The Findlay-Hancock County Public Library is hosting a class to teach people about long-term emergency preparedness. The class will take place from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Thursday in the Lindamood Room. Jane Wilkerson will teach participants about the skills and resources that...

Prep softball: Redskins claim share of BVC title

By ANDREW WILLIAMS STAFF WRITER DUNKIRK — Arcadia’s Ashley Baird struck out the first three Hardin Northern batters she faced in the bottom of the first inning. Things didn’t improve much for the Polar Bears with Baird in the circle in the remaining six innings,...

Prep basketball: Gerken takes reins at L-B

By TED RADICK STAFF WRITER Liberty-Benton’s school board Monday voted unanimously to approve the hiring of Ben Gerken as varsity boys basketball coach. Gerken, an assistant principal at L-B and a longtime assistant to retired coach Steve Williman, said he’s ready to...

Prep baseball: McComb defeats Titans 6-5 in extra innings

MCCOMB — Caden Schroeder’s RBI single in the bottom of the eighth inning brought in the game-winning run as McComb knocked off Ottawa-Glandorf 6-5 on Monday in a nonleague baseball game. Mitch Schroeder (2B, HR) and Clay Grubb (1B, 2B) drove in two runs each for...