Teenage brothers found dead in submerged car

WESTON — Two teenage brothers from Deshler were found dead Wednesday inside a vehicle submerged in a creek near the intersection of Sand Ridge and Custar roads, west of Weston, according to the Wood County Sheriff’s Office. The sheriff’s office said that at...

Council Legislation

March 20, 2018 Attendance: 10 RESOLUTIONS 06-2018, third reading, stipulating that city services will be provided to 49 acres being annexed to the city from Marion Township, known as the Humble Robinson/Strauch Annexation. A similar resolution was adopted by council on Dec. 19,...

Authorities detain student after alleged threat at Ottawa-Glandorf

OTTAWA — A juvenile was questioned after the Ottawa Police Department was notified of a potential threat of violence at Ottawa-Glandorf High School on Wednesday morning. Ottawa police said the alleged threat was reported at about 9:42 a.m. and police went to the high school...

Contract awarded for bridge deck

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER A contract with Miller Brothers of Archbold, for replacement of a bridge deck on Hancock County 139, was approved by the Hancock County commissioners this week. The cost will be about $412,077, with the state Public Works Commission providing $319,630...

Arcadia reviews sports teams survey results

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER ARCADIA — The Arcadia school board on Wednesday was presented the results of a district survey that sought input on the needs of athletic teams. Adding a competitive gym, updating the football field, improving the visitor bleachers, and newer...

Ex-school official pleads not guilty

Patrick C. Hickey pleaded not guilty Wednesday morning to three counts of criminal sexual conduct in Lenawee County, Michigan, Toledo news outlets reported. Hickey, a former Findlay High School assistant principal, is accused of having sex with a 15-year-old in 1987, when he was...

Fostorian enters guilty plea to arson charge

By EILEEN MCCLORY STAFF WRITER A Fostoria man pleaded guilty to aggravated arson, a second-degree felony, on Wednesday in Hancock County Common Pleas Court. Chad Reinhart, 45, was accused of setting fire to a building at 519 W. Lytle St. in Fostoria on June 22, 2017. Reinhart...

Man sentenced on felony charges

A Findlay man was sentenced Wednesday in Hancock County Common Pleas Court for his role in a local robbery. John J. Ritter, 20, was sent to the Western Ohio Regional Treatment and Rehabilitation (WORTH) Center and was also sentenced to five years of supervision. He, along with...