Hardin County Democrats to dine

KENTON — The Hardin County Democrats will host a Presidents Day Luncheon at noon Saturday, Feb. 17, at the Kenton Moose Lodge. Speakers will include Ohio Supreme Court candidates Melody Stewart and Michael Donnelly, as well as J. Michael Galbraith, a candidate for the 5th...

Public Record

Docket From the public records of the Findlay Police Department and the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office: Police Department A break-in was reported Wednesday at a vacant apartment at 531½ W. Hardin St. Suspected heroin was found during a traffic stop Wednesday on West High...

Council Legislation

Feb. 6, 2018 Attendance: 7 ORDINANCES 2018-6, third reading, vacating a portion of Sixth Street. Ordinance approved 10-0. 2018-8, second reading, appropriating $10,000 to make curb ramps compliant with federal laws protecting disabled people, and to improve safety and adjust...

Winter sports center to open at Riverbend

Raccoon Run Winter Sports Center, in Shelter 3 of the Big Oaks Area at Riverbend Recreation Area, will be open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. today. It will be the first time in two years that the required snow base of 4 to 6 inches will be available, according to Bill Patch, Hancock...

She’s standing tall

TIFFIN — The new $15 million Seneca County Justice Center received its lady in waiting Friday morning. Lady Justice, a 2,500-pound all-bronze statue, arrived in Tiffin in mid-January and has been waiting for her moment to be lifted into place atop the four-story justice...

Taylor: ‘This race isn’t about John Kasich’

Chris Oaks spoke with Ohio Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor, who is running for governor. Q: You were with President Trump on Monday when he visited Sheffer Corp., a locally-owned cylinder factory in suburban Cincinnati, where he delivered a speech described by one reporter as...

Ohio GOP endorses DeWine, Sprague

COLUMBUS (AP) — Attorney General Mike DeWine on Friday won the Ohio Republican Party’s coveted endorsement for governor over Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor. Taylor, the two-time running mate of term-limited Gov. John Kasich, responded with sharp criticism. The GOP Central...

Ohio bobcats make comeback

Bobcats once wandered throughout Ohio but, as more people settled in the state, the numbers diminished. Much of its habitat had been altered or destroyed and the species was often considered an unfavorable interloper on family homesteads. By 1850, they were gone. The bobcat is...

Weekend: Get Out!

EVENTS BEACH BASH Today Findlay’s own Reunion Band will bring its style of ’60s and ’70s rock and roll to the Elks Beach Bash concert that will benefit many Findlay-based charities. The event includes several raffles, light hors d’oeuvres, desserts and a...

University Again Rejects Speaking Date For White Nationalist

CINCINNATI (AP) — Kent State University, facing the threat of a lawsuit, reiterated on Friday that it cannot accommodate a request to allow white nationalist Richard Spencer to speak in early May as part of his campus tour. The university, which is based in Kent but has regional...