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UPDATE: Two arrested following police chase

Two Columbus women were arrested Thursday night following a high-speed chase that began on Findlay’s Tiffin Avenue and ended nearly 30 minutes later in Upper Sandusky. Findlay police reported the pursuit began at 7:11 p.m. in the 1200 block of Tiffin Avenue when an officer...

Mount Blanchard gets state grant for upgrades

The Hancock Regional Planning Commission has been awarded a $300,000 grant for upgrades to the village of Mount Blanchard. The Neighborhood Revitalization Grant is awarded by the Ohio Office of Community Development. Money from the grant will be combined with $110,000 from other...

Hold That Thought

Wait a minute honey/ I don’t think your joke’s too funny – Faces A visit to the cinemas one evening revealed to me a quandary. Bought a ticket to a movie and, while walking to the proper theatre room, I noticed I had been charged the lower senior citizen rate I...

On Deck: Area prep golf teams back in action

It’s the second day of the prep golf season and we’ll have the latest on all of the action on the links for you today here at The Courier. Four area teams will be in tournament action today. Findlay High School’s boys team will travel to Hudson too compete...

Cooper Tire to repurchase $200 million in shares

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. today announced that it has entered into an accelerated share repurchase program with J.P. Morgan Chase Bank, N.A. Under the agreement, Cooper Tire will repurchase $200 million of its common stock. Cooper will receive about 80 percent of the number of...

Cooper Tire profits, sales increase in second quarter

Selling more tires and having reduced raw materials costs, Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. increased profit by 7.6 percent last quarter to $38.2 million. Earnings amounted to 59 cents per share in the April-June quarter. Sales increased only slightly, by 0.5 percent, to $888.7...

Foundation Park to host concert

FOSTORIA — The Fostoria Lake Plains Barbershop Chorus will perform at 7:30 p.m. Sunday in Wainwright Amphitheater in Foundation Park, Fostoria. It will be the last summer concert this year for the Fostoria Community Arts Council. The free concert is co-sponsored by Fostoria...

An unassuming hero

By JEANNIE WILEY WOLF STAFF WRITER The USS Gary, a guided-missile frigate commissioned in honor of Findlay native Donald A. Gary who won the Medal of Honor for bravery during World War II, still sails the seas. The warship was commissioned in 1984 and continues to serve the U.S....

Software executive to speak at forum

The Findlay-Hancock County Women’s Leadership Forum will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 22 at the Findlay Country Club, 1500 Country Club Drive. The forum is open to all men and women business professionals looking for opportunities to advance their career. The...