Veteran to be recognized at Armed Forces Day

A fourth Hancock County military veteran, Gerald C. Crouch, U.S. Air Force, will be honored during the 30th annual Armed Forces Day awards presentation at 8:30 a.m. Saturday. Crouch joined the Air Force on Oct. 14, 1964, and completed basic training before being ordered to Beale...

Findlay library schedules SummerRead program

The Findlay-Hancock County Public Library will have a SummerRead program for participants of all ages from June 1 to July 29. The theme for this summer is “Build a Better World.” A ribbon-cutting ceremony with Findlay’s Chamber of Commerce will be held at 10...

Putnam County officers under state investigation

OTTAWA (AP) — The Ohio Attorney General has assigned a special prosecutor to investigate law enforcement and corrections officers in the Putnam County Sheriff’s Office. The Lima News reports Assistant Attorney General Micah Ault has been appointed to investigate the...

Party time

Every season of the year, it seems, comes with another alert for parents. But this public service announcement, as the first graduation parties begin, is significant. One bad decision, by a teenage student or their parents, can ruin an otherwise joyous celebration. Hancock County...

Letters to the Editor 05-19-17

THE COURAGE TO ASK QUESTIONS The headline shouted “City Council argues,” then the story went on to describe heated exchanges between the members concerning questions of splitting the service-safety job into two positions. I applaud Councilwoman Holly Frische, as she...

Lane shifts set to begin on I-75 early next week

Lane shift changes will begin on Interstate 75 through Findlay early next week as part of the reconstruction and widening project, according to the Ohio Department of Transportation. The $113.2 million project, which is expected to take three years to complete, includes widening...
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Thailand’s chunky monkey on diet after gorging on junk food

A wild obese macaque, named “Uncle Fat” who was rescued from a Bangkok suburb, sits in a rehabilitation center in Bangkok, Thailand, Friday, May 19, 2017. The morbidly obese wild monkey, who gorged himself on junk food and soda from tourists, has been rescued and...