World Cup Crazy

There’s no denying that soccer is a sport that demands athletes be in prime shape. No designated hitters here, buddy boy. Despite the world-wide fascination with World Cup soccer, the sport has not caught on around here. A co-worker mentioned to me – straight faced...

Pit stop

A woman motorist accidentally drove this Jeep Grand Cherokee into a pit Wednesday at the Valvoline Instant Oil Change service center, 1919 Tiffin Ave. The Jeep’s front, passenger-side tire dropped into a pit about four feet wide about 12:30 p.m. The driver contacted AAA to...

Man arrested on sex-related charge

CAREY — A concerned mother helped Carey police make an arrest this week. The department’s Facebook page says the mother told officers a 42-year-old man was making inappropriate comments to her 15-year-old daughter. Police staged a covert investigation, which led to...

N. Main paving continues today

Paving will continue on Findlay’s North Main Street from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. today, from Bigelow Avenue to Hancock County 99, according to Nathan Hoy, project manager with the city Engineering Department. There will be lane restrictions during the paving, but the road will be...

Bridge project closes city street

Findlay’s East Main Cross Street closed Wednesday between Blanchard Street and Osborn Avenue as crews began replacing the bridge over Lye Creek, according to Hancock County Engineer Christopher Long. The closure is expected to last until Sept. 30. There will be no posted...
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Video: Giants’ Lincecum pitches 2nd no-hitter

San Francisco Giants pitcher Tim Lincecum, center, is embraced by teammates, from left, Pablo Sandoval, catcher Hector Sanchez, and Buster Posey after throwing a no-hitter against the San Diego Padres a baseball game Wednesday, June 25, 2014, in San Francisco. Lincecum threw his...
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Dallas gets Chandler back in 6-player deal with NY

In this March 21, 2014, photo, New York Knicks’ Tyson Chandler gestures during an NBA basketball game against the Philadelphia 76ers in Philadelphia. The Dallas Mavericks and the Knicks have agreed to a trade that would bring center Chandler back to the Mavericks three...
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Rangel holds off challenge to win primary in NY

Rep. Charlie Rangel D-NY, speaks at his primary election night gathering, Tuesday, June 24, 2014, in New York. Rangel is seeking his 23rd term against opponent state Sen. Adriano Espaillat. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson) Rep. Charlie Rangel D-NY, speaks at his primary election night...
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Venus Williams a factor at Wimbledon; Kvitova next

Venus Williams of U.S. returns to Kurumi Nara of Japan during their women’s singles match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Wednesday, June 25, 2014. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant) Venus Williams of U.S. returns to Kurumi Nara of Japan during...
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BRAZIL BEAT: Keep quiet Dad

Brazil’s Willian watches as Cameroon’s Vincent Aboubakar heads the ball during the group A World Cup soccer match between Cameroon and Brazil at the Estadio Nacional in Brasilia, Brazil, Monday, June 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue) Brazil’s Willian watches...