Another Ohio City Adds Safe Zones For Internet Buys

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s largest city is joining a trend of communities creating safety zones where people buying and selling items on the internet can meet. Columbus on Wednesday announced the creation of five such purchase zones around the city, all located at police...

Condemned Ohio Killer Of Teen Asks Board To Spare His Life

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A condemned inmate scheduled to die next month for killing a teenage boy is in such poor health he should be spared, according to attorneys who are asking Ohio’s governor for mercy for their client. Death row prisoner Alva Campbell uses a walker,...

Schoolhouse blocks: Site of former one-room school marked

  By JEANNIE WILEY WOLF STAFF WRITER JENERA — A brick marker now stands near the intersection of Ohio 103 and Van Buren Township 60 — the site of the former Wilson School near Jenera. It’s all that’s left of the one-room country school where children...

Primrose residents’ sale benefits hurricane relief

Two residents of Primrose Retirement Communities will hold a sale of their handmade jewelry today, donating the proceeds to the American Red Cross to help fund Hurricane Irma relief efforts. Ellie Gustin and Rachel Drouillard will hold their sale from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The...

Public Record

Docket From the public records of the Findlay Police Department and the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office: Police Department A man and woman departed Circle K, 1220 Tiffin Ave., without paying for drinks Monday. A North Main Street male was apprehended for possessing meth...

Giving Tuesday offers match opportunity

As part of its 25th anniversary, The Findlay-Hancock County Community Foundation has announced a matching opportunity for IRS-recognized, tax-exempt organizations within the county. On Nov. 28, individuals, families, businesses and community organizations will come together to...

Mobile food pantry slated

First Presbyterian Church will host a mobile food pantry in coordination with CHOPIN Hall on Saturday. Food will be distributed at the church, 2330 S. Main St., beginning by 8:15 a.m. and lasting until the food is gone. A representative from each family must attend to receive...

Thursday calendar

TODAY 50 North, 339 E. Melrose Ave.; fitness center open, 5 a.m.-8 p.m.; billiards, 8 a.m.-9 p.m.; EnhanceFitness, 8:30-9:20 a.m.; pickleball, open play, 9-11 a.m.; SilverSneakers Yoga, 9:30-10:15 a.m. and 10:30-11:15 a.m.; gentle aquatics class, 10-11 a.m., Birchaven; walking,...

Child screening available

The Hancock County Early Childhood Coordinating Committee will hold a community developmental screening for children ages 5 and younger from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Blanchard Valley Center, 1700 E. Sandusky St. To register, call Help Me Grow at 419-424-7871.

Prep sports roundup: Eastwood outlasts L-B in volleyball battle of unbeatens

PEMBERVILLE — In a battle of unbeatens, Liberty-Benton fell just short against Eastwood 27-25, 20-25, 14-25, 25-13, 15-10 in a nonleague volleyball match Wednesday. Eastwood, ranked No. 3 in the state in Division III and Northern Buckeye Conference champs, improved to 21-0....