L-B to seek combined property tax, income tax to build school

The Liberty-Benton school board is asking voters in November to support a combined property tax and income tax to pay for construction of a new kindergarten through eighth-grade building. With four of the five board members voting at a 7 a.m. meeting Thursday, the board...

VB board puts school improvement levy on ballot

VAN BUREN — Come November, Van Buren School District residents will have a chance to show support or vote down a $28.7 million school improvement levy. The Van Buren school board on Thursday night approved sending the 7-mill, 30-year tax to the Hancock County Board of Election...

Candidates speak at Democratic dinner

Two candidates spoke this evening at the Hancock County Democratic Party’s summer dinner. Ohio Supreme Court candidate Judge John O’Donnell and Congressional candidate Bob Fry outlined their platforms for area Democrats. O’Donnell said he would add independence to t...
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Tornado slams Virginia campground; 2 dead

In this aerial photo people inspect damage at Cherrystone Family Camping & RV Resort in Northampton County, Va., Thursday, July 24, 2014, near Cheriton, Va., after a severe storm swept through the area. Softball-sized hail and rain toppled dozens of trees and flipped...

Findlay’s Frazer Street closed Friday

Findlay work crews plan to close Frazer Street, between Cory Street and Morey Avenue, between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. Friday to repair the roadway from a recent project.
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Ravens RB Rice receives 2-game suspension from NFL

Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice runs a drill during a training camp practice, Thursday, July 24, 2014, at the team’s practice facility in Owings Mills, Md. (AP Photo) Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice runs a drill during a training camp practice, Thursday, July...

Two Findlay residents injured in four-vehicle accident

Two Findlay residents were hospitalized Thursday after a four-vehicle crash in the city. Judith A. Welle, 66, and Joseph E. Patton, 86, were transported by Hanco Ambulance to Blanchard Valley Hospital after a 10:03 a.m. chain-reaction collision by westbound vehicles in the 700...
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Wyoming cave with fossil secrets to be excavated

In an image provided by the Bureau of Land Management, date not known, Bureau of Land Management cave specialist Bryan McKenzie rappels into Natural Trap Cave in north-central Wyoming during a cleanup expedition. The cave holds the remains of tens of thousands of animals,...
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Arizona execution takes nearly 2 hours

FILE – This undated file photo provided by the Arizona Department of Corrections shows inmate Joseph Rudolph Wood. The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday, July 23, 2014 denied a final, last-ditch appeal from Wood, who is seeking a reprieve from execution. (AP Photo/Arizona...