Findlay High open house set for Thursday

Findlay High School will hold an open house from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Thursday. Parents will report to their child’s first-period class, where they can pick up a copy of their child’s schedule. There will also be a community resource fair throughout the high...

John Julius Schwepe

John Julius Schwepe, age 79, of Findlay, Ohio, died at 2:45 p.m. on Saturday, August 16, 2014 at the Bridge Hospice Care Center, Findlay. Surviving are his wife, Linda I. (Elliott) Schwepe of Findlay; a son, Gregory W. Schwepe and wife Connie (Williams) of Lewis Center, OH; and...

Richard L. Allen

Richard Lewis Allen, 82, of Findlay, died at 8:15 p.m. on Saturday, August 16, 2014 at Blanchard Valley Hospital. He was born on September 25, 1931 in Knox, Indiana, to the late Dudley and Ann (Dyer) Allen. Richard married Peggy Houck on November 13, 1960 and she survives. Also...

Library hosting iPad skills class

The Findlay-Hancock County Library will host a free iPad 2 class from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. today in its Lindamood Room. Participants will be taught how to use features of the iPad, such as settings, wallpaper and sounds, calendar and contacts. Attendance at an iPad Basics I class...

Public Record

Docket From the public records of the Findlay Police Department and the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office: Police Department Projectiles struck house siding at 1031 W. Main Cross St. sometime Saturday or Sunday. A Saturday scuffle occurred at Riverside Park. An assault was...

BVC board meeting on Wednesday

A special meeting of the Hancock County Board of Developmental Disabilities will be held at noon Wednesday in the Blanchard Valley School cafeteria. The board will consider the purchase or lease of property.

Maintenance issues discussed

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer ARLINGTON — Arlington Council handled an array of maintenance issues Monday, including repairs at the water plant’s clear well tank and at the village park. Minor cracks are being sealed this week on the clear well tank that holds finished...

Electric system equipment purchase OK’d

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER CAREY — Carey Council on Monday approved a consultant’s recommendation for more than $1.18 million in equipment to construct a new electric substation near Continental Structural Plastics on Wyandot County 96. GPD Group, Akron, recommended...

Findlay veteran to receive medals in ceremony today

U.S. Army veteran James Goshe, a sergeant who served in the Iraq War, will be presented with eight overdue military service medals and ribbons during a ceremony today. U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, will present the medals, including the Army Commendation Medal and the Army...

Insects, diseases can still harm beans

Soybeans have responded quite well to recent rains and moderate temperatures. Another timely rain in the latter part of August, and a continuation of moderate temperatures, should provide for above-average yields in many soybean fields. However, insects and diseases still have...