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BVC Girls Track: Bishop powers L-B to title

By TED RADICK Staff Writer Just as she did at the Pat Wagner Invitational on April 28, Liberty-Benton’s Lindsey Bishop used four event victories Friday to earn most outstanding performer honors at the Blanchard Valley Conference championships at L-B. Bishop, who won the...

Former Bluffton doctor gets jail time, will appeal

By EILEEN MCCLORY STAFF WRITER LIMA — Former Bluffton doctor James Gideon was sentenced Friday to 180 days in jail and ordered to pay a $500 fine following his convictions last month on three counts of sexual imposition, all misdemeanors. He must also register as a Tier I...

TRAC Track: Strong finish for Findlay’s Rider

By DAVE HANNEMAN STAFF WRITER Keaton Rider admits he takes hockey a bit more seriously than he does track. But it might have been hard to convince others of that fact on Friday. Rider used a strong finish to place third in the 110-meter high hurdles, and a strong start for the...

Businessman buys Red Hawk Run Golf Club

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER Red Hawk Run Golf Club, two miles east of Findlay on U.S. 224, has been purchased by Findlay businessman Nick Reinhart for nearly $1 million, Reinhart said Friday. “It’s a championship course and our goal is to get it to championship course...

New OHSAA leader sees ‘future full of change’

Chris Oaks spoke with Jerry Snodgrass, newly-named executive director of the Ohio High School Athletic Association. Q: I know you have long considered this to be your “dream job.” What are you most looking forward to as you move into this new role as head of the...

Mitec auto parts plant expanding

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER Auto parts maker Mitec this week won Findlay City Planning Commission approval of plans for an addition to its plant at 4000 Fostoria Ave. The 54,180-square-foot addition is expected to occur by year-end. The company a year ago said it would be building...

‘Hidden in Plain Sight’ trailer provides lessons for parents

By SARA ARTHURS STAFF WRITER A new resource — demonstrating that drugs are often “Hidden in Plain Sight” — is available to educate local parents and make it easier for them to start a conversation with their children about drugs. Hancock Leadership this...

DeWine files lawsuit against tour company

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine has filed a consumer protection lawsuit against Discovery Tours, a company that promised Van Buren and other schools a tour of Washington, D.C., and canceled the trips after declaring bankruptcy. DeWine, who is also the Republican nominee for...

ONU plans multiple commencements

ADA — Ohio Northern University will hold commencement exercises this Sunday and Sunday, May 20. All ceremonies will be in the ONU Sports Center Field House with ONU President Daniel DiBiasio presiding. Approximately 623 students are earning degrees from the university this...

Van Buren joins state’s online checkbook

COLUMBUS — The Village of Van Buren has been added to the state’s online checkbook at OhioCheckbook.com, according to state Treasurer Josh Mandel. The state program, which puts all state spending information on the internet, began in 2014. Van Buren is the fourth...