Crews cleaning Blanchard River working toward Hancock County

Crews working to clean the Blanchard River are working their way towards Hancock County. Hancock County’s commissioners received an update on the Blanchard River Stream Enhancement Project at today’s regular meeting. In May, Tawa Tree Service, of Ottawa, cleared 13 miles of...

Governor signs two bills sponsored by Hite

Two separate bills sponsored by State Sen. Cliff Hite, R-Findlay, concerning agricultural pollution and establishing a state “Meningitis Awareness Day”, were signed into law today by Gov. John Kasich. Kasich signed Senate Bill 150, which provides standards to ensure...

Gas leak shuts down intersection near BGSU

A gas line leak has shut down the intersection of East Wooster Street and Manville Avenue in Bowling Green, on the southwest corner of Bowling Green State University, according to media reports. Several nearby businesses have been closed and evacuated due to the leak. No injuries...

Playing Like Girls

Right now, hey It’s your tomorrow Right now, C’mon,it’s everything Right now, Catch a magic moment, do it Right here and now – Van Halen Surfing TV channels, I happened across a NCAA women’s softball playoff game. Initially my attention was drawn to...

Attorney cites conflict in teacher case

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER The Nelson family’s attorney is alleging a conflict of interest in the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office investigation of an incident involving their son and Riverdale kindergarten teacher Barb Williams. Williams’ husband, Jim Williams,...

International visitor praises work of Findlay Kiwanis Club

By SARA ARTHURS Staff Writer Kiwanis International needs to grow its membership not for its own sake, but because the work Kiwanis does saves children’s lives, the president-elect of the international service organization told the Kiwanis Club of Findlay on Wednesday. Dr....

Habitat for Humanity to begin 31st home

Habitat for Humanity of Findlay/Hancock County will begin construction of its 31st home at a Raise the Wall ceremony, open to the public, at 10 a.m. Saturday at 1810 Payne Ave. The new homeowners, the Braithwaite family, will thank the donors and sponsors of the Habitat’s...

Deadline nears for Hancock Leadership applications

The Hancock Leadership program is now accepting applications for the 2014-2015 class. The program, sponsored by the Findlay-Hancock County Chamber of Commerce and the Hancock Leadership Alumni Association, is a nine-month seminar designed to strengthen leadership skills, broaden...

Leon Newton

UPPER SANDUSKY — Leon Newton, 68, of Upper Sandusky, died at 12:46 a.m. Wednesday, May 28, 2014, at Ohio State University Hospital, Columbus. Surviving are four sisters, Shirley Jones, Upper Sandusky; Rita Anderson, Camden; Stella Reese, Fort Pierce, Florida; and Mrs....

Marie Long

Marie Long, 84, of Eustis, Florida, and formerly of Findlay, died on April 23, 2014. She was born and raised in Findlay and owned and operated George’s Bakery in Findlay. Local survivors include a sister, Catherine Hutton, Fostoria. A graveside service will be held at 11...