Two injured in local accident

Two people were injured in a two-vehicle accident Monday afternoon on the Interstate 75 exit ramp at Hancock County 99. The Findlay post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol reported a 2002 Chevrolet driven by Krisin Lee, 28, of North Baltimore, was stopped on the southbound I-75...

Findlay High students can wear tank tops to school

Months after a hashtag on Twitter marked protests of Findlay High School’s dress code, students will start the academic year being able to wear tank tops to class. The Findlay school board approved a change to the high school’s handbook Monday that allows for certain tanks to be...
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Every time I Look at a Picture, I get into TROUBLE!

Milepost 861 It always starts out innocent enough… I see a picture and say, “Gee, that’s nice…” but after looking more closely, I invariably see something or read something in the caption that just doesn’t seem right. Take the above photo for...

Hamler post office operating with shorter hours

HAMLER — Hamler’s post office began operating on shorter hours today. It is a change that will be coming to most rural post offices, soon. “Everything is going great,” said a Hamler postal worker. “At least the post office is still here.” Hours have been cut over the lunch...

D&H Meats recalls ham products

Several ham products processed and purchased at D&H Meats in Vanlue have been voluntarily recalled, according to a press release from the Ohio Department of Agriculture. The press release states that smoked ham whole, smoked ham boneless, smoked ham shank and smoked ham rump...

Former Hancock County judge dies at 89

A former Hancock County Common Pleas Court judge has died. Judge Robert Walker 89, of Findlay, died Sunday morning at The Heritage. Colleagues praised him for his work as judge and with the Hancock County Law Library. Courier reporter Ryan Dunn will have more in Tuesday’s newspaper.

UPDATE: I-75 reopens after accident in Wood County

A dump truck made a mess of things on Interstate 75 in Wood County this morning. The State Highway Patrol reports the truck hit power lines in the Gypsy Road overpass area near I-75 in Bowling Green early today. The lines fell across the interstate, blocking traffic in both...

Quilts led the way to freedom

By SARA ARTHURS STAFF WRITER It is believed that in the 1850s, quilts held coded messages to help escaping slaves find their way north. The Hancock Historical Museum is the recent recipient of a quilt that replicates these messages. Ohio Star Quilters of Findlay created the quilt...

Opiate abuse to be discussed at Aug. 19 forum

A community forum on opiate abuse and addiction will be held at 7 p.m. Aug. 19 in the great room at First Presbyterian Church, 2330 S. Main St. The forum, sponsored by Hancock County Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services, aims to reach out to those who have been...

Fostoria to host farmers market Saturday

FOSTORIA — The next Fostoria farmers market will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the former downtown KeyBank at 133 W. Tiffin St., Fostoria. Moby, from Therapy Dogs International, will be there to interact with visitors, and the Hancock County Humane Society will...