Prep volleyball: State-ranked teams keep rolling along

MCCOMB — Jenna Huffman’s 18 kills, five solo blocks and four aces powered top-ranked McComb past Van Buren 25-13, 25-12, 25-7 in a Blanchard Valley Conference contest Monday. The Panthers, ranked first in the latest coaches poll in Division IV released Monday, upped...

Girls golf: Van Buren 4th, Findlay 5th at NWOGGL tourney

BOWLING GREEN — Sylvania Northview’s Ashley Knight and McKenzie Elrod finished 1-2 in the medalist standings and the Wildcats finished well ahead of the pack on Monday during the Northwest Ohio Girls Golf League championships held at Bowling Green’s Stoneridge...

Public Record

Docket From the public records of the Findlay Police Department and the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office: Police Department A Findlay man wanted under a warrant was taken into custody Saturday in the 300 block of North Main Street. A Hamilton man was facing a shoplifting...

Flood-control milestone in sight

By DENISE GRANT STAFF WRITER The Blanchard River flood-control project is about to hit a milestone, according to Lt. Col. Karl Jansen, commander of the Buffalo District of the Army Corps of Engineers. Jansen said a “tentatively-selected plan” will soon be presented to...

Dow closing Findlay plant after 55 years

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER Dow Chemical Co. will close its Findlay plant, which employs 70, in mid-December, the company reported Monday. The 400,000-square-foot factory at 3441 N. Main St. manufactures plastic films used in construction, automotive, packaging, and medical uses...

McComb library plans story time

McCOMB — Story time at the McComb Public Library will be held today from 6:30 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. Children will enjoy stories, rhymes, crafts, music and games. Children 3-5 years who are not in kindergarten are being invited to attend. No registration is necessary. For more...

City schools create procedure for suicide/crisis intervention

By MICHAEL BURWELL STAFF WRITER Findlay City Schools has begun a suicide/crisis intervention procedure meant to help students who might be experiencing mental health problems. The procedure will allow school principals to contact an appropriate public or private agency if a...

BVC officials plan to meet with public

Mike Chiarelli, president of the Hancock County Board of Developmental Disabilities, and Blanchard Valley Center Superintendent Connie Ament are hosting a public coffee from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Coffee Amici, 328 S. Main St. Chiarelli and Ament will welcome...

Housing authority to meet Thursday

The Hancock Metropolitan Housing Authority will meet in regular session at 8 a.m. Thursday in Suite 110 at The Family Center, 1800 N. Blanchard St.

More Hancock County Fair winners

More winners from the Hancock County Fair, which wrapped up last week: Junior Fair Sheep Winners were: Champion overall ram — (All other breeds) Kayla Flinn, All Around Champions. Reserve overall ram — (Rambouillet) Megan Inbody, All Around Champions. Champion ewe...