Rib-Off winners named

Winners have been named in this weekend’s Rib-Off on Broadway in Findlay. The best ribs, according to a panel of judges, were offered by Wally’s Great American BBQ, first; Cheddar’s, second; and Waldo Peppers, third. The “People’s Choice” winners for ribs were Miller’s Meats,...

Fire damages Findlay residence

Findlay firefighters responded to a blaze at 230 Monroe Ave. around 3:11 p.m. Monday. Nobody was injured. The fire caused just under $10,000 worth of damage and was contained to a utility room in the residence, the Findlay Fire Department reported. The fire started when owner...

Prism Propane to burn off excess gas in NB tanks

North Baltimore residents may see some flames at Prism Propane Services of Ohio’s facility Wednesday morning, but they will be no cause for alarm as the company burns off the remaining propane gas in two emptied tanks. Starting at around 9 a.m. Wednesday, Prism is burning...

Putnam County may pull out of flood study

Putnam County officials are considering pulling out of the Blanchard River flood study due to frustrations in working with the Army Corps of Engineers. On Monday, a source close to the situation called it a “distinct possibility.” Over the years, the design of the I-9 bridge in...

Toledo mayor: Water ban is lifted

TOLEDO (AP) — Toledo Mayor D. Michael Collins says that the water ban in place this weekend has been lifted, and that drinking water is safe. Toledo warned residents not to use city water early Saturday after tests at one treatment plant showed readings for microcystin above the...

Bringing back the good old days

By JEANNIE WILEY WOLF STAFF WRITER RAWSON — People with ties to Rawson are trying to bring back some of the village’s heritage. They are planning Rawson Reminisce, an event that will include exhibits, food and lots of pictures and stories, beginning at 1 p.m. Saturday...

Public Record

Docket From the public records of the Findlay Police Department and the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office: Police Department Damage was reported Friday to property at Northview Primary School. Gaming equipment was stolen Friday from 1024 Cypress Ave. Items were removed Friday...

Triathlon: Spieldenner wins Michigan event

FRANKENMUTH, Mich. — Jennifer Spieldenner, a 2004 Findlay High graduate and a team member of The Triathlon Squad, completed a strenuous stretch of races with her best finish, winning the women’s division of the Bavarian Inn Experience Triathlon on Saturday in...

Auto racing: Henry takes first at Attica Raceway

ATTICA — Bellevue’s Cap Henry recorded his first ever 410 sprint victory Friday night at Attica Raceway Park on Edward Jones of Clyde Night. When early leader Rob Chaney packed a right rear wheel full of mud, Brandon Martin would inherit the lead in the O’Reilly...

Countdown to Football: Bluffton Pirates

We’re counting down the days to the start of the high school football season by featuring an area school in each day’s newspaper. Today’s school, the Bluffton Pirates. Sponsor: