Crash injures Findlay motorcyclist

A Findlay motorcyclist was seriously injured Monday afternoon when he was struck by a car near the Kroger store on Sixth Street. Victor Benard, 50, was taken by Hanco Ambulance to Blanchard Valley Hospital, city police reported. Benard was riding east on Sixth Street at 4:46...

Two people robbed on Howard Street

An armed robbery was reported early this morning on the 300 block of Howard Street. A man with a handgun at about 12:27 a.m. approached two people walking. He stole their cellphones before running away, according to Findlay police. The suspect was described as a black man of...

On Deck: New BVC members on the volleyball court

There’s a big day of local sports around the region and we’ll have the latest on all of the action for you today here at The Courier. Two of the Blanchard Valley Conference’s new additions will meet on the volleyball court tonight as North Baltimore hosts Riverdale. Fostoria St....

UPDATE: Morning fire damages Sink’s Flower Shop

  An early morning fire destroyed Sink’s Flower Shop and Greenhouse at 404 Second St. No one was injured, but the blaze caused significant structural damage and hot spots that firefighters are expecting to contend with for the remainder of the day. “Everything is gone....

Needler to lead United Way fundraising campaign

Michael J. Needler Jr., president and chief executive officer of Fresh Encounter, Inc., is serving as the chair of this year’s United Way of Hancock County campaign. Fresh Encounter, Inc. owns and operates 28 supermarkets in western Ohio and Indiana, including three Great...

Events planned for ‘Shawshank Redemption’ anniversary

UPPER SANDUSKY — This year marks the 20th anniversary of the release of the movie, “The Shawshank Redemption.” Based on the Stephen King novella, “Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption,” the movie portrays the friendship between Andy (Tim Robbins)...

St. Wendelin School sets Back to School Night for grades 7-12

FOSTORIA — St. Wendelin School in Fostoria will host Back to School Night for parents of students in grades seven through 12 at 6:15 p.m. Tuesday. Parents will be given their child’s schedule to follow, and will be introduced to teachers and learn how teachers operate...

Letters to the Editor 08-25-14

CARTOON WAS DISRESPECTFUL TO POLICE As a family and friend of law enforcement personnel, I feel impelled to respond to that somewhat negative impression presented by the Lee Judge cartoon on the Aug. 20 Viewpoint page. Perhaps those not on the inside do not understand what these...

Monday 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; SilverSneakers, 9-9:50 a.m.; SilverSneakers yoga, 10-10:50 a.m.; water exercise class/open swim, 10-11 a.m.,...