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Fostoria man’s death to be ruled as drowning

Hancock County Coroner Dr. Mark Fox said today that the death of Michael A. Enright, 21, of Fostoria, will be ruled as a drowning. Enright’s body was found at 7:13 p.m. July 16 at the bottom of the northeastern part of Fostoria’s Reservoir 2, known was Lake Mottram. Water in that...

Passenger in small plane crash still unidentified

The Lucas County coroner is examining the remains of a female passenger killed in an early Sunday morning airplane crash near Van Buren. According to the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office, the crash was so severe that DNA testing may be required to determine her identity. The plane...

UPDATED: Dollar Tree chain buys rival Family Dollar

NEW YORK (AP) — The fight for penny pinchers is intensifying. Dollar Tree said today it is buying rival discounter Family Dollar for $8.5 billion, significantly broadening its reach as it looks to fend off Wal-Mart, which has been stepping up its courtship of lower-income...

Letters to the Editor 07-28-14

SMART ENERGY POLICIES NEEDED Last week the president announced a series of executive actions to provide funding for new projects and data tools that will help state and local governments defend against climate change. This is a step in the right direction for our environment, our...

Latch on, tune in

By SARA ARTHURS Staff Writer Breast-feeding mothers in northwestern Ohio and around the world will gather for the Big Latch On on Saturday, an effort to raise awareness of breast-feeding and to set a record for the most women simultaneously breast-feeding. Findlay’s...

Fostoria teen named finalist in national 4-H contest

FOSTORIA — Paul Sowders, 15, of Fostoria, has been selected as one of 10 finalists in the “Inspire a Future Scientist” video contest, sponsored by the National 4-H Council and HughesNet. Sowders has a chance to win $1,000 and a trip to 4-H National Youth Science...

Scholarships awarded

Hancock County Korean War Veterans Association Chapter 172 awarded seven $500 scholarships at its July meeting to several first-year college students. Recipients are McKenzie Bonvillian, who will attend Columbus State Community College; James Irving IV, who will attend Bowling...

Training for volunteers set in September

The Christian Clearing House will host volunteer training from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Sept. 16 at the Family Center, 1800 N. Blanchard St. The Christian Clearing House is a nonprofit agency that helps the needy in Hancock County through emergency situations, assisting with rent to...

Family cancels annual reunion

NORTH BALTIMORE — The Smalley/Campbell family reunion, which is traditionally held on the first Sunday in August at the North Baltimore park, has been canceled due to the recent deaths of several family members and health issues of others. For more information, call 419-424-3523.

Monday calendar

TODAY Findlay Senior Center, 339 E. Melrose Ave.; fitness center open, 5 a.m.-9 p.m.; billiards, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.; SilverSneakers Splash, 8:30-9:30 a.m., Birchaven; SilverSneakers, 9-9:50 a.m.; SilverSneakers yoga, 10-10:50 a.m.; water exercise class/open swim, 10-11 a.m.,...