Retired auxiliary bishop of Toledo diocese dies

TOLEDO — The Rev. Robert W. Donnelly, a retired auxiliary bishop in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Toledo, died Monday in his home in West Toledo, said Sally Oberski, the diocese’s director of communications. Donnelly, 83, served as the third auxiliary bishop of Toledo...

Letters to the Editor 07-23-14

TIME TO RETAKE OUR FREEDOMS The July 16 Cryptoquote was a quote from one of our forefathers, Thomas Jefferson. “I hope our wisdom will grow with our power, and teach us, that the less we use our power, the greater it will be.” Somehow, our forefather’s smarts...

Public Record

Docket From the public records of the Findlay Police Department and the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office: Police Department A disturbance was reported Sunday at 218½ S. Main St. Car tires were slashed Sunday at 415 Walnut St. Assaults occurred Sunday at 126 Harrington Ave....

Ohio Supreme Court hears about 100 cases annually

By RYAN DUNN staff writer The Ohio Supreme Court reviews about 1,600 requests for rulings each year. The justices agree to hear about 100 of those appeals. Justice Judi French on Tuesday told Findlay Rotary Club members about the court’s inner workings and how it chooses...

County jobless rate rises

Hancock County’s jobless rate increased to 4.5 percent in June from 4 percent a month earlier. Unemployment rates climbed among each of Hancock County’s neighbors and in all but four of Ohio’s 88 counties, the state reported. Hancock County’s unemployment...

NB board OKs ‘blizzard bag’ use

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer NORTH BALTIMORE — As the mercury reached 90 degrees Tuesday, the North Baltimore school board was discussing blizzard bags. During the recent harsh winter, Ohio schools exceeded the limit of “calamity days” allowed by state law....

Margaret L. Kelly

Margaret L. Kelly, age 96, of Wayne, Ohio passed away peacefully on Sunday (July 20, 2014) in Bowling Green, Ohio. She was born on December 12, 1917 in Risingsun, Ohio to the late C.J. & Carrie Marie (Waters) Stahl. Margaret married Robert W. Kelly on April 26, 1940 in...

Mount Cory man indicted on multiple felony charges

By RYAN DUNN staff writer A Hancock County grand jury on Tuesday indicted a Mount Cory resident on a myriad of charges, including possessing drugs and a homemade explosive device. According to the indictments, John T. Miles III, 28, allegedly committed the following offenses on...

Ohio 613 crash injures 2 people

Alcohol is suspected as a factor in an early morning crash near Van Buren that injured two people Tuesday, the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office reports. The single-car accident was reported about 1:13 a.m. on Ohio 613, east of Hancock County 140 in Allen Township. The...