Findlay man injured in accident

A Findlay resident was hurt in a two-vehicle crash at 3:02 p.m. Tuesday at the intersection of Broad Avenue and South River Road, city police said. Jeffrey Taylor, 56, was transported with minor injuries to Blanchard Valley Hospital by a Hanco ambulance. Police reported Nicole...
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VIDEO: Mandel talks new bill, government transparency

Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel visited The Courier on Monday to discuss a new bill that will put Ohio’s expenditures online for the public to search and view.

Updated: Former Carey teacher sentenced for attempted sexual battery

A former Carey teacher and girls basketball coach at Columbian High School in Tiffin has been sentenced to 17 months in prison for having a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old Carey student. Katie Fazekas, 32, of Tiffin, pleaded guilty Tuesday to attempted sexual battery, a...

Gilboa man sentenced to 28 years for sex crimes

OTTAWA — Gary Badertscher was sentenced this afternoon to 28 years in prison for sex offenses with children. The 53-year-old Gilboa man, appearing in Putnam County Common Pleas Court, pleaded guilty to felony charges of possessing child pornography and soliciting minors online....
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Bellaire Viaduct, Then & Now…

Milepost 859 As mentioned in my previous post, I was recently looking for some photographs and ran across some that I hadn’t looked at for quite some time. That brings us to the photo above, taken by J.J. Young many years ago in Bellaire, Ohio. I’m not sure how I...

Woman injured in hit-skip crash

A Findlay woman today was treated at the hospital after a hit-skip accident in the city. Lindsey Casey, 23, was eastbound at about 6:04 a.m. on West Main Cross Street when she was struck by a merging vehicle, said Officer Don Dawson of Findlay police. The vehicle did not stop and...

Public invited to Army Corps-Latta flood tour Wednesday

The public is invited to Wednesday’s tour of sites along the Blanchard River with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and U.S. Rep. Bob Latta, according to Sarah Criser, Latta’s communications director. Latta has invited Lt. Col. Karl Jansen, commander of the corps’...

Osborn Avenue bridge closed today

The Hancock County Engineer’s Office will close the bridge on Osborne Avenue in Findlay today. A release from the department says the closure will allow equipment to be placed on the bridge to collect soil borings in the Blanchard River. The bridge will be closed at 9 a.m....
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Countdown to Football: Carey Blue Devils

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 is the Carey Blue Devils, who begin play in the new Northern 10 Conference this season. SPONSOR:  

Library schedules events

BLUFFTON — The Bluffton Public Library will again offer its Tutor Me Paperless program in August. Every Wednesday this month, a one-on-one tutor will meet with patrons with technology questions at no cost. Patrons are asked to call the library to make a reservation and...