FTC approves Speedway’s purchase of Hess stations

The planned $2.87 billion purchase of Hess Corp.’s 1,342 East Coast gas stations and convenience stores by Speedway, Marathon Petroleum Corp.’s subsidiary, involves no anti-trust concerns, the Federal Trade Commission reported. The agency has completed its review of...

UPDATE: Worst fear at a drive-thru oil change happens

  [Viewer-submitted photos to The Courier] A driver accidentally drove her 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 white at...

Gabe’s is hiring Thursday, Friday in Findlay

Discount fashion retailer Gabe’s on Thursday and Friday plans to hire up to 150 people for its Findlay store to open July 26. Gabe’s officials will take applications and interview prospects from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., Thursday and Friday, at Country Inn and Suites, 903...

Accident at Bright Road, East Sandusky Street leaves pole dangling

[Photos by Melissa Terhark/submitted to The Courier] A Ford Thunderbird was involved in an accident at the intersection of Bright Road and East Sandusky Street this afternoon, which left a power line pole dangling in the air after it was snapped in two. The Hancock County...

Bettsville School District transferred to Old Fort

TIFFIN — Following Gov. John Kasich’s signing of a bill last week, the transfer of Bettsville School District to the adjacent Old Fort School District, was approved by North Central Ohio Educational Service Center board this week. The transfer is effective June 30. The two...

Woman killed in U.S. 23 accident

UPPER SANDUSKY — A Bucyrus woman was killed Wednesday evening on U.S. 23 near Upper Sandusky when she was struck by a pickup truck while attempting to get something out of the trunk of her vehicle. Stephanie J. Cowgill, 38, was pronounced dead at the scene by Wyandot County...

Paving work will close Bigelow Avenue on Friday morning

Beginning at 7 a.m., crews will be paving 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.

Northview School getting facelift

Northview Primary School in Findlay is getting a facelift, with the help of Home Depot and other local businesses. The school won a $2,000 grant from the hardware distributor to spruce up its entrance and landscaping. Workers started today, and teachers and Northview Principal...

Two plead not guilty in May shooting death of Fostoria woman

Two of the three suspects charged in the late-May shooting death of a 20-year-old Fostoria girl pleaded not guilty in court Thursday. Garrett N. Brown, 18, whose address is listed as Findlay, and Tyson J. Ogg, 19, transient, appeared before Seneca County Common Pleas Court Judge...

Truck veers off I-75, hits Findlay woman

A Findlay woman riding a lawn mower was injured tonight when she was struck by a tractor-trailer that veered off Interstate 75 and into a yard at 3212 Crosshill Drive. The truck also hit a detached garage. The incident was reported at 8:45 p.m. , according to the Findlay post of...