Prep Sports: Gomer to be inducted into Officials Hall of Fame

COLUMBUS — Fifteen individuals will be honored by the Ohio High School Athletic Association Saturday night in Columbus as the organization will hold its annual Officials Hall of Fame Induction banquet. The OHSAA’s 2013-14 Officials of the Year will also be honored at...

Prep Football: Lewis feels like he belongs at UF

By ANDREW WILLIAMS STAFF WRITER “There’s no place like home,” as Judy Garland’s character Dorothy Gale reminds us at the end of the 1939 film The Wizard of Oz. Of the more than 70 former high school football standouts from Ohio and Michigan that departed...

Prep Football: PH’s Pettit always looking to get better

By ANDREW WILLIAMS STAFF WRITER It takes a mature athlete to understand the stages of their development and the importance of continued improvement no matter what level of play they have reached. Former Patrick Henry football standout Colt Pettit is one of those rare athletes....

Legal costs

Some would like to see municipal government operate more like a business. While there are arguments to be made for that, there are reasons why it can’t, or shouldn’t. The main one is because governments’ “stockholders” are taxpayers. Those paying the...

Letters to the Editor 06-13-14

FASCISM AT ITS BEST Barb Rice (letter, June 11) is making things up when she wrote I used the word “harder” in reference to her and the right wing and tea party wanting students, minorities, and less fortunate to use picture IDs to register to vote before election...

Hancock-Wood to hold outing

NORTH BALTIMORE — Hancock-Wood Electric Cooperative will hold its “Member Family Fun Day” from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at its corporate headquarters at 1399 Business Park Drive South, North Baltimore. The free event is held annually as a member appreciation...

Forest man facing pipe bomb charges

A Forest man has been charged with building pipe bombs. Eddie D. Scott Sr., 53, was charged last week in Wyandot County Common Pleas Court with a second-degree felony count of illegal manufacturing of explosives, and a fifth-degree felony count of unlawful possession of a...

Public Record

Docket From the public records of the Findlay Police Department and the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office: Police Department Domestic disputes were noted recently on Crystal Glen Boulevard, Monroe Avenue, Maple Avenue and Sandusky Street. Charges were sought after a wallet...

Hydrant flushing

The city of Findlay will flush hydrants today from the Blanchard River south to West Hobert Avenue, and from South Main Street west to the corporation limits.

City man charged with trafficking

A Findlay man has been charged with selling drugs in the city. Marcus M. Spikes, 19, allegedly sold between the bulk amount and five times the bulk amount of benzothiophenylcyclohexylpiperidine on April 16 and April 26 last year. It is a psychoactive drug. Spikes faces two...