Carolyn Sue (Spicer) Grismore

PANDORA — Carolyn Sue (Spicer) Grismore, 65, of Pandora, passed away on July 2, 2014 at the Bridge Hospice Care Center in Findlay, OH. She was born on May 25, 1949 to Robert and Dorothy Spicer in Lima, OH. She married the love of her life Mark Grismore on Feb 22, 1969 in...

No Oaks column

Chris Oaks is off today. His “5 Questions with Chris Oaks” column will return next Saturday.

Former IHOP operator pleads guilty to 53 federal charges

TOLEDO (AP) — The former operator of seven IHOP restaurants in Ohio and Indiana, including Findlay’s, has pleaded guilty to what the government called a scheme to hide profits from IHOP’s parent company. Investigators said the plan involved hiring illegal...

Gary Badertscher admits sex crimes involving minors

By RYAN DUNN Staff Writer OTTAWA — In a plea bargain, Gary L. Badertscher has admitted six felonious sex crimes involving minors. The Gilboa man had been facing 67 charges. Badertscher, 53, admitted to three counts of endangering children, each a second-degree felony;...

They did the crime, but they can’t do the time

By JOY BROWN STAFF WRITER Most people in jail want to get out. Amy Peters, who is out, is begging to get in. But on a recent muggy Monday morning, the 45-year-old, sentenced to five days in jail in January 2013 for driving with a suspended license, was denied entry to the Hancock...

County, city sign new jail contract

By DENISE GRANT Staff Writer Hancock County’s commissioners have signed off on a new prisoner housing agreement with the City of Findlay that increases fees and attempts to reduce overcrowding at the county jail. Assistant Prosecutor Cindy Land said Thursday the agreement...

Council Legislation

July 1, 2014 Public Attendance: 4 ORDINANCES • 2014-53, third reading, by emergency, authorizing the service-safety director to enter into a contract with the Hancock County commissioners for dog warden services. Motion to amend the ordinance approved 9-0, with 4th Ward...

Ladies, get in touch with your wild side this summer

Ohio women have the chance to be part of the Ohio Department of Natural Resources’ inaugural Ohio Women’s Outdoor Adventures weekend on Aug. 22-24. It is open to women 12 years of age and older. Minors must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Burr Oak State Park...
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VIDEO: Living in Limbo

Amy Peters was convicted of driving with a suspended license in January 2013 and sentenced to serve 5 days in Hancock County Jail. She has tried 16 times before to report to the jail to serve her time and has been turned away all 16 times due to “overcrowding issues.”