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Auditor hosting CAUV program

OTTAWA — A program about Ohio’s Current Agricultural Use Value will be hosted by Putnam County Auditor Robert Benroth at 7 p.m. Aug. 12 in the auditorium at Ottawa-Glandorf High School, Ottawa. Speakers will include Richard Hoffman, with Appraisal Research Corp. of...

MPLX dividend

MPLX LP, Marathon Petroleum Corp.’s pipeline subsidiary, on Tuesday announced a dividend of 34.25 cents per common share for the second quarter. That represents an increase of 1.5 cents per share, or 4.6 percent, over the previous quarterly distribution. The second-quarter...

Business collects donations to replace damaged flags

A Toledo flag retailer has put out a cash bucket to buy new U.S. flags for Findlay after vandals damaged six flags on North Main Street earlier this week. “This sort of crime affects all of us in some way,” Joe Stoll, president and CEO of Toledo Flags, said Wednesday....

Chung joins Cooper as vice president

Mark Chung has been named vice president of strategy and business development for Americas operations at Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. Chung is responsible for leading the development and execution of Cooper’s North and South America business strategy, spearheading business...

Wheat harvest yields increase

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER Farmers in the region aren’t planting as much wheat as in years past, but those who did enjoyed “a good harvest” this month with strong yields and no plant disease, reports Ed Lentz, agriculture/natural resources educator for Ohio...

VB board likely to put tax on ballot

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER VAN BUREN — The Van Buren school board today will consider a proposal to officially place a $28.7 million school construction bond issue on the November ballot. Superintendent Tim Myers has recommended the tax issue and he expects the board will...

Health system weighs options in McComb

McCOMB — Blanchard Valley Health System is considering options for replacing a physician at a McComb medical office. Dr. James Doone will be leaving the Hancock County area and the McComb Family Practice in September, according to the health system. Dr. Doone has been at...

3 hurt in crash on Hancock County 220

MORTIMER — Three motorists were injured in a three-vehicle crash late Wednesday on Hancock County 220, north of Findlay. Taken to Blanchard Valley Hospital by Hanco Ambulance were Richard Dillingham, 59, of Findlay, and two Deshler women, Danielle Rader, 20, and Ciera Roe, 19,...

Arizona Governor Wants Review Of Execution Process

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer is ordering a review of the state’s execution process after a condemned inmate gasped and snorted for more than an hour and a half before he died. Brewer said in a statement Wednesday that she’s concerned by how long it took for...
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Gronk cleared to play at Patriots training camp

New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick listens to a reporter’s question during a football news conference at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass., Wednesday, July 23, 2014. Players reported to training camp with their first team practice scheduled for Thursday July...