Glessner Avenue work scheduled

Glessner Avenue, between Adams Street and West Main Cross, will be closed to through traffic until 5 p.m. today because of trench repair. If access is needed, drivers are asked to get in touch with the project’s on-site representative, according to the City of Findlay.

Prep baseball: Bases-loaded balk lifts St. Henry past Ottawa-Glandorf

ADA — St. Henry scratched out a run in the fourth inning and held off Ottawa-Glandorf for a 2-1 win in a Division III district baseball semifinal at Ohio Northern’s Wander Field on Thursday. The Titans got their only run of the game in the second inning. Ben Deitering...

Man sentenced on rape charges

OTTAWA — A Glandorf man was sentenced to 18 years in prison on two rape convictions. Steven Jeffers, 31, was sentenced Wednesday in Putnam County Common Pleas Court, according to the county prosecutor’s office. He pleaded guilty to the first-degree felonies on March...

Hydrant flushing scheduled today

The city of Findlay will flush hydrants today in the area from the Blanchard River north to Hancock County 99, east to the CSX railroad tracks, and west to Interstate 75.

Prep track: Arcadia’s Watkins sets district boys discus mark

FREMONT — Arcadia sophomore Shae Watkins is on a bit of a tear. Watkins broke his own school record and set a new district record on Friday to highlight the day for area athletes at Thursday’s Division III boys district track meet at Fremont Ross. The top four...

Prep tennis: Teatsorth is a win away from state berth

BOWLING GREEN — Findlay High School junior Reid Teatsorth is a win away from a trip to the state tennis tournament after winning his first two matches at the Division I boys district tennis tournament at Bowling Green State University’s Keefe Courts. The top two...

Area colleges: George is all-American for Owens

Elmwood graduate Brittany George has been named a second-team All-American by the the National Junior College Athletic Association. She was also the Marucci Elite Hitter award which goes to the player with the highest batting average in each of the nation’s regions. George,...

Prep softball: Elmwood, Carey, New Riegel win district tune-ups

WOODVILLE — Chelsie Schmitz homered and drove in two runs to support Miranda Benschoter’s six-hit pitching Thursday as Elmwood whipped Woodmore 6-0 in Northern Buckeye Conference play. Jasmine Marsh tripled and drove in a run for the Royals (21-4 overall, 12-1 NBC),...

County commissioners approve several contracts

The Hancock County commissioners have contracted with a Norwalk company to strip county roads for maintenance this summer. Oglesby Construction was awarded a $54,965 contract for the work at Thursday’s meeting of the county commissioners.About $8,000 of the cost will be...

Public Record

Docket From the public records of the Findlay Police Department and the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office: Police Department A basketball pole was taken Tuesday from a yard at 2132 S. Main St. Vehicle tires were slashed Wednesday at 918 Markle St. A Findlay man was taken into...