Officials debate fate of Issue 3

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER A second attempt to pull a flood-control sales tax issue from the Nov. 7 ballot did not succeed Thursday, but the idea will be discussed again by two of the Hancock County commissioners during a special meeting at 2 p.m. today. At commissioner meetings...

Opioid epidemic prompts change in school talks

By EILEEN MCCLORY STAFF WRITER When Findlay Police Officer Brian White talks to Findlay middle-school students about drug education, he hears kids say facts about heroin he is surprised they know. “… People in the community talk about it, kids hear about it,”...

Hancock overdose deaths on the rise

The number of overdose deaths in Hancock County this year appears to be on pace to exceed the record number in 2016. Hancock Public Health this week released preliminary statistics for the first three quarters of this year. Between January and September, the emergency room at...