Library hosting bedtime story

The Findlay-Hancock County Public Library will host a family bedtime story from 7:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday in the Children’s Program Room. Children are welcome to come and hear a bedtime story in their pajamas. No registration is required to attend.

I-75 crash hurts Findlay woman

A Findlay woman was injured Friday morning in a single-vehicle crash on Interstate 75, about a mile north of the U.S. 224 interchange, the State Highway Patrol’s Findlay post reported. Amy Stevens, 24, was taken by Hanco Ambulance to Blanchard Valley Hospital with...

Kenton woman injured in crash

A Kenton woman suffered minor injuries in a single-vehicle accident Friday morning on Hancock County 140, northwest of Findlay, the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office reported. Alexandria Johansen, 19, was taken by Hanco Ambulance to Blanchard Valley Hospital, where she was...

Findlay road work continues today, Monday

Pavement milling will be done from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. today in the area of Findlay’s North Main Street and Bigelow Avenue. Lane reductions and intermittent closures will occur. On Monday, Sixth Street from Amelia Avenue to Ohio 37, or Blanchard Avenue, will be closed for...

Open enrollment: It’s big business for some schools

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER It’s 3 a.m. and a line is wrapped around the outside of the building, four hours before it opens. It may look like Black Friday morning, but these people aren’t shopping for a bargain. Instead, they’re looking for a school for their...

Restaurant closes, dealing a blow to North Baltimore

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER NORTH BALTIMORE — Whistle Stop Inn restaurant, which drew out-of-towners to North Baltimore with its prime rib, steaks and burgers, closed this week. Residents fear it will not reopen, leaving the town starved for the traffic and money it has lured...

Putnam Fair opens Monday

OTTAWA — Music, magic, harness racing, wrestling, a truck tug-of-war, daily pig and wiener dog races, a golf cart pull, a demolition derby, rides, food and games will be featured during the 159th Putnam County Fair, which opens Monday. The fairgrounds are at 1490 E. Second...

Lake Erie offers many opportunities for fishermen

Most Ohio anglers agree Lake Erie is the destination for walleye, smallmouth and perch fishing. It has plenty of public access, and it offers bonuses like bird-watching, swimming and points of historical interest. Lake Erie is the fourth-largest of the five Great Lakes and the...

Prep Sports: New Riegel’s Scherger shines as three-sport star

By SCOTT COTTOS FOR THE COURIER NEW RIEGEL — Kara Scherger was taking a short break from her summer schedule, which she says is “full of sports every day.” On this June morning, she had just finished an open gym session for basketball. In the evenings for the...