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Prep Sports: Three awarded OHSAA scholarships

COLUMBUS — Three area athletes have received $1,000 college scholarships from the Ohio High School Activities Association. Mohawk’s Julie Adelsperger and Ottawa-Glandorf’s Michelle Maag each received $1,000 OHSAA scholarships. McComb’s Brenna Dee received...

Friday’s Scoreboard

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL American League East Division W L Pct GB Toronto 45 36 .556 — Baltimore 41 36 .532 2 New York 40 37 .519 3 Boston 36 43 .456 8 Tampa Bay 32 48 .400 12½ Central Division W L Pct GB Detroit 43 32 .573 — Kansas City 40 38 .513 4½ Cleveland 38 40...

Bluffton fireworks set for Saturday

BLUFFTON — Bluffton’s fireworks show will take place at 9:30 p.m. Saturday at the Bluffton University football stadium. The show is sponsored by First National Bank and Springfield Fireworks, and is put on by the Bluffton Chamber of Commerce. A story in The...

Illegal road

Property rights are among the most important rights Americans have. So, when it comes to the government taking any citizen’s land for the public’s benefit, even if only a small amount of it to widen a road, the law must be followed. That means doing things like making...

Public Record

Docket From the public records of the Findlay Police Department and the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office: Police Department Guns and a laptop were swiped recently from 630 W. Sandusky St. A Putnam Street juvenile was taken into custody under a warrant at his residence...

Paving planned on Main Street

Beginning at 7 a.m. today, crews will be paving Findlay’s North Main Street at the Bigelow Avenue intersection. Bigelow Avenue from east and west will need to be closed from 7 a.m. to noon. Main Street will remain open.

Suspected sex offender appears in court

OTTAWA — A Gilboa man charged with scores of sex offenses, including human trafficking, returned to court Thursday for one of the last scheduled hearings in his case. Gary L. Badertscher, 53, appeared in Putnam County Common Pleas Court for an expected hearing to suppress...

Area man convicted of sex charges

OTTAWA — A Putnam County jury has found a Continental man guilty of raping a child. Timothy W. Good, 53, is scheduled for a July 8 sentencing after he was convicted of two sex-related offenses at a trial this week in Putnam County Common Pleas Court. He was convicted of...

State conducts gypsy moth spraying in area counties

REYNOLDSBURG — The Ohio Department of Agriculture sprayed materials to disrupt gypsy moth mating this week in seven northwestern Ohio counties, including Allen, Hancock, Hardin and Wyandot. The aerial treatments are designed to disrupt gypsy moth mating on 13,275 acres in...