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UP: Mild weather provided the perfect opportunity for residents to show their patriotism over the July 4th holiday weekend, and many did. Findlay celebrated with a fireworks show at the Hancock County Fairgrounds on Thursday night, followed by a downtown parade on Friday. Both...

Public Record

Docket From the public records of the Findlay Police Department and the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office: Police Department Cash was swiped Sunday from an unlocked vehicle at the rear of 208 Stanley Ave. A domestic disturbance was reported at a West Sandusky Street address...

Farm acreage reports: filing deadline nearing

The deadline to file an acreage report for spring-seeded crops is July 15, the state Farm Service Agency reports. This includes: cabbage, planted March 19-May 31; corn, grain sorghum, hybrid corn seed, spring oats, popcorn, potatoes, soybeans, sugar beets, tomatoes and all other...

Farm Service Agency taking county committee nominations

Nominations are underway for Farm Service Agency county committee members. To be eligible to serve on a county committee, a person must participate or cooperate in a program administered by a service agency, be eligible to vote in a county committee election, and reside in the...

Bird nest fire responsible for Tiffin power outage

TIFFIN (AP) — A power outage that knocked out electricity across much of Tiffin is being blamed on a bird’s nest fire. City officials in the Seneca County city say power was restored around noon on Monday after the fire at an electricity substation. The outage...

Fostoria Farmers Market on July 19

FOSTORIA — The Fostoria Farmers Market will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, July 19, in the parking lot at the former KeyBank, 133 W. Tiffin St. Members of the Fostoria Community Band will perform. The market will feature a variety of items for sale including...

Agency’s assistance program now includes sheep virus

The state Farm Service Agency can now accept Cache Valley Virus as a qualifying disease for the Emergency Assistance for Livestock, Honeybees, and Farm-Raised Fish Program. The program covers losses due to an eligible adverse weather or eligible loss condition. Cache Valley Virus...

Program planned on 45th anniversary of moon landing

The 45th anniversary of the first moon landing will be remembered at a program in the Hancock Park District’s inflatable planetarium at 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. July 21. The same program will be presented each time in the Discovery Center at Oakwoods Nature Preserve....

Utility work will close city street

Findlay’s Frazer Street, between Main Street and Morey Avenue, will be closed from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. today for gas company utility work, according to Nathan Hoy, project manager with the city Engineering Department. Signs will be posted. The work will continue Wednesday, but...

VB board to meet

VAN BUREN — Van Buren school board will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday in the district’s community room.