Public Record

Docket From the public records of the Findlay Police Department and the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office: Police Department Domestic acrimony occurred recently at dwellings on South Main and Vincent streets. Six people wanted under separate warrants were nabbed recently in...

Findlay library offers mobile app

The Findlay-Hancock County Public Library has a new mobile app that patrons can use to search for titles, place holds, renew items and access their library account. To find the app, search “Findlay-Hancock County Public Library” in your phone’s app store. It is...

Prescription drug collection planned

The Hancock County Opiate Task Force is set to host a community medication collection Saturday, Oct. 28, from 9 a.m. to noon in the municipal building parking lot on Crawford Street. The event allows residents to drop off unused prescription medication. Properly disposing unused...

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...