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Vera Kathryn Gratz Core

BLUFFTON — Vera Kathryn Gratz Core died at 12:10 a.m., July 9, 2014 at the Mennonite Memorial Home, Bluffton. Vera was born on June 5, 1917 in Bluffton to the late Ernest and Lena Boegli Gratz. On November 28, 1937 she was married to George Richard Core who died February...

Backroom

Public officials throughout the state would be doing themselves, and taxpayers, a favor if they learn from the errors of the trustees of Clearcreek Township in Warren County. This week, a judge ordered the township to pay $196,556 in legal fees and costs after finding the...

Letters to the Editor 7-10-14

PUBLIC SHOULD HAVE BEEN INVITED, TOO As I read Monday’s article about the Michael Oxley Government Center at the Hancock County Historical Museum, I had to look at it three times to make sure I read it right! It set my attention on high alert that the public was not invited...

Ceremony to mark start of Carey school construction

CAREY — A groundbreaking ceremony for the new Carey school, being constructed off South Vance Street, will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at the site. If there is rain, the ceremony will be held in the high school gymnasium. The program will include comments from Superintendent...

Public Record

Docket From the public records of the Findlay Police Department and the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office: Police Department A Findlay man failed to return a rented pressure washer to K&T Rental, 835 Western Ave. This was noted Tuesday. Domestic troubles were reported at...

Accident hurts two workers at Carey plant

CAREY — A malfunctioning or broken auger at Anderson Mineral Processing plant, 1855 Wyandot County 99, Carey, sent Upper Sandusky and Carey men to hospitals with non-life-threatening injuries Tuesday night, the Wyandot County Sheriff’s Office reported. Charles R....

‘Marvelous Mud’ program planned

“Marvelous Mud” will be the “Wee Ones” program at 10 a.m., 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. July 28 at “Doc” Phillips Discovery Center in Oakwoods Nature Preserve. The program will include a story, activities and a craft. The program is recommended for...

Senior naturalist camp scheduled

A senior naturalist camp, “Outdoor Fishing Adventures” for children 13-15 years old, will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Oakwoods Nature Preserve on July 22; at Riverbend Recreation Area on July 23; at Aeraland Recreation Area on July 24; and at Riverside Park on...

Railroad crossing upgrade approved

COLUMBUS — The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio has approved a railroad crossing improvement project in Hancock County. CSX will install mast-mounted flashing lights and roadway gates at the crossing on Jackson Township 168, south of Findlay and east of U.S. 68. The work...

Suicide reported at cemetery

UPPER SANDUSKY — A Findlay woman committed suicide at the Old Mission Cemetery, Upper Sandusky police report. The body of Janice Johnston, 56, of 1838 East-View Drive, was found June 25 by a person who was driving through the cemetery. Police said Johnston had a gunshot...