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Marathon honors workers’ service

Service awards were presented to the following Marathon Petroleum employees in May: • Holly J. Pickering, Debora K. Schade, both 35 years. • Douglas A. Anderson, John M. Graham, Jeffrey D. McGlade, all 30 years. • William S. Hosack, Dean A. Jones, Shawn M. Lyon,...

Litzenberg to host Peter Rabbit Tea

The Peter Rabbit Tea, hosted by the Hancock Park District, will feature the story “Mrs. Tittlemouse,” by Beatrix Potter. The same program will be presented at 9:30 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 2:30 p.m. and 4 p.m. June 2, and at 9:30 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. June...

Birds abound in Hancock County for spring count

Nearly 40 members of the Hancock County Naturalists conducted their annual spring bird count on May 10, tallying the birds they saw and heard. They recorded 145 species and 6,554 individual birds, both above average. American robins were the most numerous with 661 counted,...

Murder case: $1.5M bonds set for teens

By BRIAN BOHNERT FOR THE COURIER FOSTORIA — Three teenage suspects, arrested after the shooting death of a Fostoria woman, have all made their first appearances in court. Seventeen-year-old Garrett N. Brown had an initial hearing Friday in Seneca County Juvenile Court,...

Documentary shows young, successful farmers

Chris Oaks spoke with Jenny Wilson of the Hancock County Farm Bureau. Q: A special screening of the new documentary, “Farmland,” will be shown in Findlay on Tuesday (7 p.m., Carmike 12 Cinemas). What can you tell us about this film? A: It’s a good portrayal of...

University of Findlay names Tulley as dean

The University of Findlay has named Ronald Tulley as the new dean of its College of Liberal Arts, starting July 15. “I’m honored to have this opportunity to help guide the mission of the liberal arts at the University of Findlay,” Tulley said. Tulley has held...

Pile of stone crosses once part of veterans memorial

By DENISE GRANT Staff Writer About 100 limestone crosses, which once honored Hancock County’s war dead, were for more than a decade piled unceremoniously behind the old county home, until a few days ago. “It always bothered me,” said Clark Frazier of Rawson,...

Michigan family cheers Findlay

By JOY BROWN STAFF WRITER A Michigan mother has emailed Mayor Lydia Mihalik an “open love letter to the residents of Findlay,” which expresses gratitude to those who helped her son after he was injured in a car accident near Arlington. Mihalik said she was...