Crash investigated near Carey

CAREY — A reported injury accident north of Carey is being investigated in Wyandot County. A car hit a utility pole about 6:55 p.m. Friday at the intersection of County Highway 96 and County Highway 3, the Wyandot County Sheriff’s Office reported. Additional details...

Public Record

Docket From the public records of the Findlay Police Department and the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office: Police Department A man was cited Friday for possession of marijuana and also was arrested on a warrant in the 1700 block of Westfield Drive. A K-9 unit was used to find...

Findlay’s crime rate down in 2017

By EILEEN MCCLORY STAFF WRITER Findlay was a safer city to live in during 2017 than in 2016 or 2015, according to data from the Findlay Police Department. The crime rate in 2017 fell from 2016 numbers, and was also lower than the crime rate in 2015, according to the numbers,...

Take steps to avoid frozen pipes

Chris Oaks spoke with Jim Basinger of Basinger Plumbing and Heating: Q: Frozen water pipes are a common concern during the winter, especially with the extreme temperatures we’ve experienced this week. At what point should we really start to be concerned? A: Obviously, the...

Findlay, county school chiefs criticize online charter schools

By KATHRYNE RUBRIGHT STAFF WRITER Findlay City Schools Superintendent Ed Kurt and Hancock County Superintendent Larry Busdeker both criticized online charter schools during the Hancock County Republicans’ First Friday lunch. Online charter schools lack accountability, Kurt...

Weekend: Get Out!

EVENTS MELISSA HARTWIG Jan. 9 Whole30 co-founder Melissa Hartwig will discuss her new books and take questions during the Toledo Library’s Open Book program. Hartwig is a four-time New York Times best-selling author and a certified sports nutritionist who specializes in...

Don’t slip up when it comes to thin-ice safety

When I was a kid, we had a wintertime game called “sliding.” It was pretty simple: you found a frozen pond, cleared the snow, got a running start and competed to see who could get the best “slide” distance. No skates were allowed. We were playing that...

Sanford Scores 22 Points, Key Basket In Toledo’s 67-65 Win

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Jaelan Sanford scored 22 points, including a basket with 13 seconds left, and Toledo defeated Akron 67-65 on Friday night. Sanford’s leaning, one-handed jumper from the center of the paint gave Toledo a 66-62 lead. After a timeout, Akron turned the ball...