Girl Scouts kick off new century of cookie sales

Girl Scouts of Western Ohio kicked off their 101st year of cookie sales Friday. Eight types of cookies can be ordered from local Girl Scouts this year, including S’mores, the most popular flavor to launch in the organization’s history of selling cookies. Other...

Letters to the Editor 01-06-18

WRITER BRUSHED ASIDE MISSTEPS One cannot be overly surprised that Gerald Leguire (letter, Jan. 3) feels annoyed by the #MeToo movement, or that he feels they are “self-styled victims.” One only has to look back on his body of work to see that he is fervently opposed...

Thumbs

DOWN: Since the November defeat of a sales tax issue that would have financed needed repairs and maintenance at the Hancock County jail, and helped address the continuing overcrowding at the jail, there has been little public dialogue about what to do now. The situation...

Jekot Scores 21, No. 21 Villanova Women Beat Xavier 75-57

VILLANOVA, Pa. (AP) — Kelly Jekot scored 10 of her 21 points in the decisive third quarter and Megan Quinn finished with 10 points to help the No. 21 Villanova women beat Xavier 75-57 on Friday night. Jekot hit three 3-pointers, grabbed five rebounds and had six assists. Alex...

Scholarships offered for current college students

The Findlay-Hancock County Community Foundation has 18 scholarship funds available to current college students, several of which are specific to Hancock County graduates. A few of the scholarships include: the Findlay Branch AAUW Scholarship for a female 23 or older, employed in...

Library jammin’ returns

BLUFFTON — Jammin’ at the Library continues at 6 p.m. Monday and Jan. 22 at the Bluffton Public Library. This song circle-style jam session is open to all who wish to participate. At 6 p.m. Jan. 18, Jammin’ Instrumental will be held. Those attending will learn...

Saturday Calendar

TODAY 50 North, 339 E. Melrose Ave.; fitness center open, 7 a.m.-3 p.m.; billiards, 8 a.m.-noon; circuit boost, 9:30-10:15 a.m.; intermediate line dance review, 9:45-11:45 a.m.; Nagashi Do, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Alcoholics Anonymous, closed book, 7:30 a.m., Pioneer Club; women’s...

James Hawkins

CAREY — James F. Hawkins Sr., 55, of Carey, died Friday at Bridge Hospice Care Center. Arrangements are pending at Stombaugh-Batton Funeral Home, Carey.

Gregory Hammer

Gregory S. Hammer, 53, of Findlay, died Sunday at St. Vincent’s Hospital, Toledo. Arrangements are pending at Hufford Family Funeral Home.

Sandra Austin

UPPER SANDUSKY — Sandra “Sandy” K. Austin, 76, of Upper Sandusky, died Sunday at her residence. She married Jack Austin and he preceded her in death. Surviving are two daughters, Nancy Wallace and Nadine Noel. There will be no public services. Burial will be...