Buffalo Bills Defensive Tackle Arrested On Weapons Charge

SHARONVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Buffalo Bills defensive tackle Adolphus Washington has been arrested in Ohio on a weapons charge. The Cincinnati native and former Ohio State standout is accused of improperly carrying a concealed weapon outside a water park in Sharonville. A police...

Gay Rights Group Launches $26M Campaign Ahead Of Midterms

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Human Rights Campaign, one of the nation’s leading gay rights groups, is launching a $26 million political organizing effort ahead of next year’s midterm elections. While the effort is nationwide, the group is focusing its resources in particular...

Minor flooding in Putnam County

After heavy rains soaked the area Monday, the National Weather Service is predicting minor flooding by three rivers in Putnam County, as well as many smaller creeks and streams. Flood warnings are in place for the Auglaize, Ottawa and Blanchard rivers, according to the weather...

The Latest: Family Pleased Officer Fired Over Kicking Video

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on a police officer shown on video apparently kicking a suspect in the head (all times local): 9:45 p.m. The family of a man shown on video apparently being kicked in the head by an Ohio police officer says it’s pleased the officer has been...

UPDATED 1:45 P.M.: Eagle Creek falls below flood stage

Eagle Creek in Findlay has fallen below flood stage, though a flood warning for the creek remains in effect until 7:30 p.m. today. At 1 p.m. today, the creek level was 7.37 feet and falling. It crested earlier this morning at 9.22 feet. At 9 feet, Eagle Creek overruns its banks...

On a ‘Mission’ to reach Eagle rank

By JEANNIE WILEY WOLF STAFF WRITER The work of two local Boy Scouts has helped make the City Mission feel more like home for its residents. Jake Murphy painted 17 rooms in the Transition House for his Eagle Scout project, while Ian Starn designed and built six large garden boxes...

Rawson Proud sets town festival

RAWSON — Rawson Proud will hold its annual town festival at the village park Saturday, beginning at 2 p.m. with a craft show and fireman games. The fireman games will be held at the village fire station on County Road 37, with numerous fire departments represented. The...

United Way week offers big discount at Cedar Point

United Way of Hancock County Week 2017 at Cedar Point will be held July 24-30, with a $20-plus discount on individual tickets. The cost during this week for Hancock County residents is $41.50 per person (regular gate price is $67). Purchase tickets online at...

Pheasants Forever teaches youth outdoor recreation

FOREST — Hancock County Pheasants Forever will oversee outdoor activities for youngsters ages 6-17 from 5:45-8 p.m. Monday at Broken Bird Gun Club, 23251 Township Road 186, Forest. The program is part of the national “No Child Left Indoors” initiative, which...

Findlay club members will tour Simpson Garden Park

BOWLING GREEN — The Men’s and Women’s Garden Club of Findlay will be visiting Simpson Garden Park at 1291 Conneaut Ave., Bowling Green, at 2 p.m. Sunday. Charlie Harper will guide the tour of the 11-acre park’s many attractions, including a...