Bechtol facing GOP challenger

Hancock County Commissioner Tim Bechtol will face a challenger in the May primary election. Paul Craun of Findlay, a construction professional with Alvada Construction, has filed candidacy petitions to run against Bechtol in the Republican primary on May 8. Bechtol is seeking...

Hurricane Matthew Workers Killed In Wreck In North Carolina

LUMBERTON, N.C. (AP) — Officials say two members of a ministry helping with Hurricane Matthew recovery efforts in North Carolina have been killed in a traffic crash. The N.C. Highway Patrol told media outlets that 47-year-old Joshiah Miller and 19-year-old Kevin Koder of...

1 countywide tax, several school levies on May ballot

One new countywide tax will be on Hancock County’s primary election ballot in May, and voters in three county school districts will be asked to renew taxes. In addition, two areas of the county are seeking levies to assist with fire protection. Wednesday was the deadline for...

Pipeline Builder Offers $7.5M, Land To Settle Lawsuits

GREEN, Ohio (AP) — A northeast Ohio city is considering whether to accept a $7.5 million offer to settle lawsuits with a company building a high-pressure natural gas pipeline. The Green City Council was expected to vote Wednesday night whether to accept an offer that also...

Ohio Daybook

Associated Press Ohio Daybook for Thursday, Feb. 08. The daybook is for planning purposes only and is not intended for publication or broadcast. You should verify any event you plan to cover. Please keep the AP in mind when news develops. The Columbus bureau is reachable at...

Police Identify 5 Killed In Kentucky Wreck

COLD SPRING, Ky. (AP) — Police in Kentucky have identified five people killed in a highway crash. Cold Spring police told that the victims of Tuesday’s wreck in northern Kentucky were 23-year-old Brandon Lawson, 22-year-old Taylor Koch, and their children, 21-month-old...
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VIDEO: Fire destroys Queenswood Drive apartment

A fire destroyed a Queenswood Drive apartment in Findlay on Wednesday afternoon.

Latta, Jordan face opposition

U.S. Rep. Bob Latta, R-Bowling Green, and U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Urbana, will both face opposition this year in their respective re-election bids. It will start this spring when each of them seeks the Republican nomination in May for their respective congressional seats. Hoping...

Mayor Mihalik angrily defends allowing estimated tax payments to be skipped

There was more yelling today at city hall, but Findlay leaders may have scratched and clawed their way towards a compromise on the rejection of estimated tax payments. Findlay Mayor Lydia Mihalik became enraged at the afternoon meeting of the city tax board, as she continued to...

Fire destroys Queenswood Drive apartment

One apartment was destroyed and two others were damaged by a fire this afternoon at 1800 Queenswood Drive, the Findlay Fire Department reported. Firefighters were called about 3:30 p.m. Fire was coming from the rear of an apartment and spreading to the second floor on the outside...