Hancock County sheriff investigating scam complaints

The Hancock County Sheriff’s office is warning people of recent phone scamming attempts to acquire money. Deputies are investigating multiple complaints of a person contacting victims and claiming to be employed with the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office. The caller claims they...

DeWine probes price gouging during Toledo water ban

TOLEDO (AP) — Attorney General Mike DeWine’s office is looking into nearly 60 complaints about price gouging during the water emergency in Toledo that left 400,000 people without clean tap water. DeWine says his office has sent letters to 58 businesses about bottled water...

UPDATE: 1 killed in U.S. 6 accident west of Bowling Green

The Wood County Sheriff’s Department confirms that one person was killed this morning after an ethanol truck collided with a vehicle at U.S. 6 and Potter Road, near the Bowling Green Wind Farm. A Nissan Rogue, driven by Charlotte Stock, 65, of Weston, was traveling...

Injury crash reported

An injury crash was reported at 9:10 a.m. at Hancock County 216 and Hancock County 18, according to Allen Township Fire Department dispatchers.

Letters to the Editor 08-13-14

JESUS WAS NOT CHINESE This letter is in response to David Tharp (letter, Aug. 12). I don’t feel the need to respond in an itemized way to his conclusive and divisive political and sociological claims. But I would, however, like to seek some clarification for his strangely...

Running chases demons away

By MARGARET DWIGGINS FAMILY EDITOR Amanda McClellan admits that she has battled addictions most of her adult life. In college, she battled a drug addiction. Although she overcame that, she fell into similar bad behaviors by eating too much and consuming too much alcohol. It...

Museum to host Back Street Festival

The Hancock Historical Museum will host its ninth annual Back Street Festival from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the museum, 422 W. Sandusky St. The highlight of the festival will be a vintage car show of exclusively pre-World War II vehicles. Other highlights will include a...

Dance to benefit Honor Flight

Night Jazz and AMVETS Post 21 will present a benefit dance for Flag City Honor Flight at 6 p.m. Aug. 23 at the Findlay Senior Center, 339 E. Melrose Ave. Admission is free, but a freewill offering will be accepted. Proceeds will benefit Flag City Honor Flight. The band will...

Wednesday 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; low-impact cardio toning class, 9-9:40 a.m.; conversation and needlecraft, 9-11 a.m.; SilverSneakers, 10-10:50 a.m.;...