Car-motorcycle crash near Ottoville injures 2

OTTOVILLE — Two people were injured Sunday when a motorcycle and a car collided at the intersection of Ohio 634 and U.S. 224 near Ottoville, the Putnam County Sheriff’s Office reported. The motorcyclist, John David Fickel, suffered non-life-threatening injuries and...

Today at the Fair

Activities scheduled Monday at the Hancock County Fair: Gospel pavilion open through the day. 9 a.m. on — Junior Fair livestock auction, south show arena. 10 a.m. on — All-day gospel sing, gospel pavilion. 10 a.m. — “Cheer Expo” cheerleading...

More winners named in fair competition

More winners have been named in Junior Fair and open class competition at the Hancock County Fair: Junior Fair Showman of Showmen Small animal showman — April Horton, His Kids. Large animal showman — Nickolas Burner, Lucky Star. Guys and Gals Lead Lead show winners:...

Prep Golf: Robinson leads L-B golfers to third at Bellevue

CLYDE — Kaiden Robinson fired a 76 to help Liberty-Benton’s golf team finih third at Saturday’s Bellevue Home Savings Invitational at Sleepy Hollow Golf Course. Lexington edged Bellevue 308-310 for first place. Liberty-Benton was next in the 13-team field with...

College Football: Mitchell Faine back on the field for the Oilers

By BRIAN LESTER STAFF WRITER Sometimes a sports career doesn’t go as planned. Even the most talented high school athletes can find it difficult to excel at the next level for a variety of reasons. Mitchell Faine was a star at Ada High School. He was the Northwest Conference...

Boat sinks in Indian Lake, body recovered

LAKEVIEW (AP) — Authorities recovered the body of a 22-year-old man from Indian Lake after responding to a call about a sinking boat early Sunday. An Ohio Department of Natural Resources statement said eight of the nine people on the boat were rescued. State watercraft...