Crash near Hoytville kills motorist

HOYTVILLE — A motorist died in a single-car rollover accident about 9:23 p.m. Friday at the intersection of Ohio 18 and Ohio 235, just north of Hoytville in Wood County. McComb Emergency Medical Service was dispatched, and Wood County sheriff’s deputies remained at the scene late...

Teen injured in Hancock County crash

A teenage Findlay girl was hospitalized today after crashing into a utility pole. Madison Essinger, 16, of Findlay, was driving at about 3 p.m. on Hancock County 216 in Allen Township, according to sheriff’s Deputy Steven Lowery. Essinger attempted to turn left onto Hancock...

Students to receive free smoke alarms

Elementary school students in Findlay and Hancock County districts will be receiving free smoke alarms and batteries starting Monday as part of the Project S.A.F.E. program. Last year, 2,500 smoke alarms were given to elementary students in the Findlay City Schools, and this...
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VIDEO: Liberty-Benton vs. Arlington

BVC heavyweights Liberty-Benton and Arlington met Friday, Oct. 3, 2014 at Arlington High School’s Doc Castor Field, with the Eagles coming out on top, 25-13.

On Deck: A rainy prep football Week 6

It’s Week 6 of the high school football season and we’ll have the latest on all of the action for you tonight here at The Courier. Two of the biggest games in Northwest Ohio will be right in our backyard. Findlay High School travels to Lima Senior in a battle of Three Rivers...

UF’s Matracia takes on the captain’s role

By BRIAN LESTER STAFF WRITER Senior linebacker Zach Matracia takes a lot of pride in hard work and it’s evident each day, whether it’s in practice or in a game for the University of Findlay football team. “Playing college football is like a job to me, and I love...

County approves speed limit change

The speed limit on Marion Township 212, between Hancock County 236 and Ohio 12, is being reduced from 55 mph to 45 mph. Hancock County’s commissioners voted Thursday to reduce the speed due to safety concerns along that stretch of roadway. In July, the Marion Township...

Letters to the Editor 10-03-14

COACH WORKS TO BUILD CHARACTER Since I was not in attendance at the Sept. 6 Midget football game (Trapp letter, Sept. 30), I will not go into the details of that night’s events that have been shared with me. Instead, I would like to speak to the firsthand knowledge I have...

Continuing research essential to unlock mysteries of Alzheimer’s

By SARA ARTHURS Staff Writer As researchers examine the science of Alzheimer’s disease, they hope to get closer to a world without the disease. Heather Snyder, Ph.D., director for medical and scientific relations for the national Alzheimer’s Association, was the...