Two Fostoria men shot

Two Fostoria men were injured in an early morning shooting near Podach Trailer Park. William North, 24, and William Mahan, 36, were treated for gunshot wounds this morning at ProMedica Fostoria Community Hospital. According to the Seneca County Sheriff’s Office, Mahan had been...

Two Findlay women injured in crash

Two Findlay women were injured in a two-car accident early this afternoon at the intersection of Morey and Madison avenues. Viola Owens, 18, was driving east on Madison Avenue when she ran a stop sign and hit the driver’s side of the vehicle of Angela Warth, 39, police said....

Comedian Joan Rivers dead at 81

Joan Rivers, the raucous, acid-tongued comedian who crashed the male-dominated realm of late-night talk shows and turned Hollywood red carpets into danger zones for badly dressed celebrities, died today.  She was 81. Rivers was hospitalized last week after she went into cardiac...

Findlay burglar sentenced to 3 years in prison

A Findlay man was sentenced today to three years in prison for his role in an armed burglary. Adrian L. Castillo apologized in Hancock County Common Pleas Court for joining three other men in a March 24 theft from 1000 Crystal Meadows Court. The offense was a second-degree...

Hancock County auditor appraisers to carry identification

The Hancock County Auditor has implemented a new identification process for the safety of homeowners and those assisting with property tax assessments. Appraisers from the auditor’s office will now carry identification badges issued by the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office. Auditor...

UPDATE: Forest man arrested for OVI after crash near Jenera

Hancock County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a man for operating a vehicle under the influence today after his silver Ford pickup truck was involved in a rollover crash. Kenneth Warren, 64, of Forest, crashed his truck at about 10:54 a.m. on Ohio 103, west of Hancock County 9, near...

On Deck: Three Findlay High School teams in action

There are 44 events on the local sports schedule tonight and we’ll have the latest for you on all of the action for you here at The Courier. A trio of Findlay High School teams are in action today. The volleyball team heads to Fremont Ross for a Three Rivers Athletic Conference...

Coaxing creativity

By SARA ARTHURS Staff Writer Painting allows children and adults to express their creativity, but many people may be too intimidated to try such an art form. There is “a lot of self-doubt,” said Sarah Crisp, executive director at Awakening Minds Art, a nonprofit...

Japanese statesman to visit Findlay

By SARA ARTHURS Staff Writer Kiyoski Ueda, governor of Saitama Prefecture, Japan, will visit Findlay on Saturday. A prefecture is like a state in the United States. Ueda will participate in two presentations open to the public, both to be held at the Ritz Auditorium, Old Main, at...