Hancock commissioners approve raise for veterans board members

Hancock County commissioners agreed today to give Hancock County Veteran Services board members a raise. Board members approached the commissioners last week, asking for a pay hike of $100 per month. The veterans commission has five board members, and each are paid $400 per...

Latta votes in favor of bill reauthorizing Army Corps’ projects

U.S. Rep. Robert Latta , R-Bowling Green, voted today in favor of moving forward with the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2014 or WRRDA. The bill authorizes the key missions of the Army Corps of Engineers, including the development, maintenance and support of the...

McLane gets tax credit for new distribution center

McLane Co., which will open a distribution center on Findlay’s north end in 2016, eventually employing 425, won a $3.6 million job creation tax credit Tuesday from the state. The grocery supplier for convenience stores, mass merchants, drugstores and chain restaurants will pay an...

Update: Fostorian hurt in rollover crash on County 18

A Fostoria woman was injured today when the GMC Suburban she was driving hit a railroad crossing gate and then overturned on Hancock County 18, northeast of Findlay. Tamme Morehart, 40, was taken to Blanchard Valley Hospital by Hanco Ambulance, the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office...

New distribution center to share tax savings

McLane Co., which will open a grocery distribution center on Findlay’s north end in 2016, eventually employing 425, will benefit from two large tax breaks, state and city officials announced Tuesday. The business won a $3.6 million job creation tax credit from the state. McLane...

Thunderstorms on the way

A narrow line of thunderstorms will move across Hancock County between 2:15 a.m. and 3:30 a.m., the National Weather Service says. At 1:55 a.m., weather service radar showed strong thunderstorms along a line from 20 miles west of Deshler to 31 miles west of Ada, and moving east...

Glessner Avenue closed Thursday

Glessner Avenue between Adams and West Sandusky Streets will be closed during the day on Thursday for water line repair work, according to the City of Findlay’s Engineering Department. Glessner Avenue will re-opened by 5 p.m. Thursday. Anyone who may need access to the...

Additional part of West Sandusky Street to be closed Thursday morning

West Sandusky Street will be closed eastbound at Emma Street from 8:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. Thursday for trench repair work at Winthrop Drive, according to the City of Findlay’s Engineering Department. The city is asking that travelers avoid the area if at all possible during...

On Deck: Plenty of district action today

There’s a big day of prep tournament action, weather permitting, and we’ll have the latest on all of the action from around the region for you today here at The Courier. There is plenty of district softball action on the schedule tonight. Findlay takes on Three Rivers Athletic...

Woman shot in Fostoria

Fostoria police are investigating the shooting of a woman in Fostoria Wednesday night. According to scanner traffic, Wood County Sheriff’s Department reported receiving a 9-1-1 call  just before 11:30 p.m. in which the caller reported a break-in and the shooting of his...