Geneva E. VanScoder

CUSTAR — Geneva E. VanScoder, 83 of Custar, died at 8:16 p.m. on Tuesday, July 1, 2014. She was born on June 26, 1931 in Buchanan, KY to the late Bascom and Laura (Curnette) Kelley. On July 8, 1950 she married Gene VanScoder and he preceded her in death on January 30, 2000....

Findlay library closed on Friday

The Findlay-Hancock County Public Library will be closed on Friday in observance of Independence Day. Regular hours resume Saturday. Online resources will still be available on July 4 at findlaylibrary.org.

Findlay closes skate park, citing need for repairs

By JOY BROWN STAFF WRITER Findlay’s Eagle Creek Skate Park was abruptly closed on Wednesday, the victim of disrepair and vandalism. City administrators said the closure is temporary, but may last into next year. The decision was prompted by Tuesday night’s City...

Waitress fired over Facebook comments

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER A Findlay woman has been fired from her job at Texas Roadhouse for complaining on social media about tips she made while waitressing at the restaurant. Kirsten Kelly, 22, was told that her Facebook post violated company policy and that she no longer had...

Fireworks, parade planned for holiday

Findlay area residents and visitors can take in this year’s fireworks show at dusk today. Fireworks will be shot off at the Hancock County Fairgrounds, where the gates will open at 4 p.m. for food, activities, gospel music, and music from the band Tongue ‘n Groove....

Cooper changes aimed at overseas sales

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER Gunning for overseas sales to someday match those in North America, Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. is bringing more talent to bear overseas. Chinese and European operations have generated 36 to 40 percent of Cooper Tire’s sales in recent years. To...

Rooney to lead Morning Rotary

Tamera Rooney was installed as president of the Flag City Morning Rotary club this morning. Rooney, communications director for United Way of Hancock County, is a charter member of the club which started in 2005. She has served on the board for many years and is a past president....
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FIREWORKS DISPLAY SCHEDULE

July 3 Bowling Green: Dusk, BGSU Stadium Columbus: 10pm, Downtown Defiance: Dusk, Kingsbury Park Findlay: Dusk, Hancock County Fairgrounds Maumee: Dusk, Downtown Monroe County: 9:45pm, Sterling State Park Oak Harbor: Dusk, Downtown Oak Harbor Perrysburg: 10pm, Fort Meigs...

Cooper Tire announces leadership changes

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. Chief Financial Officer Brad Hughes has been named president of international operations. Hal Miller, who was president of the international tire division, has been named executive adviser to Chief Executive Officer Roy Armes. Hughes will continue as...

Safety concerns close Findlay skate park

Eagle Creek Skate Park has been closed indefinitely because of safety concerns voiced at recent city government meetings. Service-Safety Director Paul Schmelzer, in an email this morning to City Council members, referred to the closure as temporary. Public Works Superintendent...