Findlay man injured in accident Friday

A Findlay man was injured in a two-vehicle accident at the intersection of Tiffin Avenue and Carnahan Avenue at 4:38 p.m. Friday. Cody Roddy, 20, was traveling westbound on Tiffin Avenue in his 2002 Saturn when he collided with a car driven by Michael Benedict, 33, of Findlay....

McLane paid $26,853 an acre for distribution center land

McLane Co. Inc. paid $26,853 an acre for 88 acres south of Hancock County 212 on which it will build a $38 million grocery distribution center, according to Hancock County records. The 337,831-square-foot distribution center, to open in 2016 across from Lowe’s Distribution...

Riverdale teacher’s resignation expected Monday

MOUNT BLANCHARD — The Riverdale school board expects to receive the resignation of kindergarten teacher Barbara Williams on Monday evening. Williams was caught on camera in May shoving and picking her student up by the face.  She is facing a first-degree misdemeanor for...

Authorities suspicious as two vacant houses burn in Ottawa

OTTAWA — Putnam County authorities are suspicious about two morning fires that damaged two vacant houses owned by the village of Ottawa. The first fire, at 315 North Perry St., damaged a two-story house. It was called in at 5:11 a.m., authorities said. The second fire,...

During the night, an ATV accident kills Cloverdale man

Andrew Altenburger, 28, of Cloverdale, died early this morning in an all-terrain vehicle accident. Putnam County Sheriff’s deputies reported they received a 9-1-1 call at 2:20 a.m. stating Altenburger had crashed in a field west of road 23-L south of Cloverdale. He had struck a...

Friday’s Scoreboard

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL American League East Division W L Pct GB Baltimore 55 45 .550 — New York 53 48 .525 2½ Toronto 54 49 .524 2½ Tampa Bay 49 53 .480 7 Boston 47 55 .461 9 Central Division W L Pct GB Detroit 56 42 .571 — Kansas City 51 50 .502 6½ Cleveland 51 51...

Letters to the Editor 07-25-14

HOWARD NEEDS A SIDEWALK My wife and I are walkers and bicyclists. We try to do as many of our errands as possible this way. But there is something that we have noticed that needs attention. With the Wal-Mart on Trenton Avenue, having a rear entrance off of Howard Street, there...

Museum to sponsor county barn quilt tour

The Hancock Historical Museum is sponsoring a tour of the Hancock County Barn Quilt Trail from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Aug. 1. Barn quilts are painted quilt squares, usually fashioned on boards and then mounted on a barn or other building. While cloth quilts are usually made up of a...

Church to host food pantry Saturday

College First Church of God will host a mobile food pantry Saturday. The food will be distributed at College First Church of God, 1100 N. Main St. by 8:15 a.m. One person will not be able to receive food for multiple families. The pantry has been funded by the church and Chopin...

Annual Cox reunion slated Aug. 3

The 110th Cox family reunion will be held at noon Aug. 3 at Riverbend Recreation Area, shelter one. A potluck meal will be served and those attending are asked to bring a dish to share and table service. Drinks will be provided. There will also be games and prizes. The event is a...