County’s jobless rate drops to 4 percent

Hancock County’s unemployment rate dropped to 4 percent in April from 4.7 percent in March, the state Job and Family Services Department reported. Jobless rates declined in all of Ohio’s 88 counties last month. But Hancock County’s rate is the sixth lowest in...

Forest library closing for holiday

FOREST — Forest-Jackson Public Library will be closed Saturday and Monday in observance of Memorial Day. The library’s card catalog is available online at www.forestlibrary.org.

Liberty-Benton honored by auditor

Liberty-Benton School District has received the Auditor of State Award for its recordkeeping, after being audited by the state. The award is given to local governments and school districts that provide a “clean” auditor’s report, according to the school...

Sandusky Street work continuing

Work on and near West Sandusky Street will continue to affect Findlay traffic today. Beginning around 8:30 a.m., crews will be repairing a trench on West Sandusky Street near Winthrop Drive. The eastbound lane of West Sandusky Street will be closed at Emma Street until about 2...

Public Record

Docket From the public records of the Findlay Police Department and the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office: Police Department A South Main Street citizen on Sunday reported a tax return had been fraudulently filed using his identity. A counterfeit $20 bill was found Sunday at...

Fundraiser set for equine rescue

CAREY — A fundraiser will be held for the Wyandot County Equine Rescue at 4568 Ohio 199, Carey, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday. Hannah Campbell Zapletal, a certified Monty Roberts horse training instructor, will work with an individual’s horse, or can be observed...

‘Farmland’ documentary to be shown

The documentary “Farmland” will be shown at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Carmike Cinemas in Findlay, according to the Hancock County Farm Bureau. The film, directed by James Moll, is about the life of farmers and ranchers and the desire to maintain their businesses. It will be...

Bonnie L. Fisher

Bonnie L. Fisher, 71, of Findlay, passed away on Tuesday, May 20, 2014, at St. Catherine’s Manor in Findlay. She was born on November 8, 1942 to Carl J. and Trela V. (Brickman) Wisner. Bonnie was a graduate of Findlay High School and received her Bachelor’s degree...

Dennis Studrawa

FOSTORIA — Dennis Studrawa, 81, of Fostoria, died Tuesday at his residence. Arrangements are pending at Mann-Hare-Hoening Funeral Home, Fostoria.

Water projects bill hailed by Latta

By DENISE GRANT STAFF WRITER U.S. Rep. Robert Latta, R-Bowling Green, voted Tuesday in favor of a $12 billion water projects bill that Latta said will reform the Army Corps of Engineers’ planning process. The U.S. House voted 412-4 to approve the Water Resources Reform and...