Public Record

Docket From the public records of the Findlay Police Department and the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office: Police Department A Blanchard Avenue resident advised Friday of a scam involving a purported collection agency. Empty aluminum cans were filched Friday from 210 Center...

A story of resilience and healing

By JEANNIE WILEY WOLF Staff Writer Mark Bays, an urban forestry coordinator for the Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, will bring the story of the Survivor Tree to Findlay Thursday. This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Oklahoma City bombing that killed 168 people and...

Additional Arbor Day activities planned

Arbor Day, which was observed April 24, will be celebrated locally with tree plantings on South Main Street and a visit by Oklahoma forester Mark Bays at the University of Findlay Thursday. All of the activities, sponsored in part by the Findlay Shade Tree Commission, are free...

Handbags That Help grants $38K to Literacy Coalition

Handbags That Help, a local women’s giving circle, held its annual celebration meeting April 8, and as part of the event, awarded a $38,000 grant. Members voted in March to give the grant to the Literacy Coalition of Hancock County for the enrollment of 1,000 preschoolers...

Letters to the Editor 04-27-15

BVC HELPS PEOPLE ADAPT, OVERCOME I am writing this letter to bring attention to the renewal levy for Blanchard Valley Center. I have been receiving services from BVC for over two years. I have cerebral palsy. Like many other people with disabilities in Hancock County, BVC gives...

Monday calendar

TODAY Findlay Senior Center, 339 E. Melrose Ave.; fitness center open, 5 a.m.-8 p.m.; billiards, 8 a.m.-8 p.m.; SilverSneakers Splash, 8:30-9:30 a.m., Birchaven; cardio energizer, 8:30-9:15 a.m.; SilverSneakers, 9:30-10:20 a.m.; water exercise class/open swim, 10-11 a.m.,...

Prep track: St. Wendelin girls 2nd at Fostoria Boosters Invite

By SCOTT COTTOS FOR THE COURIER FOSTORIA — Just as one athlete can buoy an entire track and field team’s showing in a meet; a squad can be strong without a superstar performance. The latter method was exactly how St. Wendelin went about finishing second in the girls...

Prep track: Grove teams both second at Ayersville’s Diller Invite

AYERSVILLE — Columbus Grove’s Lynea Diller and Bryce Sharrits won two events each in leading the Bulldogs’ girls and boys track teams to second-place finishes at the Ayersville Bob Diller Invitational on Saturday. Diller won the shot put (39-6) and discus...

Prep track: Falcons win girls title at Hardin Northern Invite

DOLA — Riverdale’s Aubreah Manns won the 800-meter run and was on the Falcons’ winning 3,200 relay team to propel the Falcons to the girls team championship at Saturday’s Hardin Northern Invitational. Manns crossed the finish line in the 800 in a winning...

Prep baseball: Findlay sweeps doubleheader from Toledo Bowsher

TOLEDO — Findlay High School took care of Toledo Bowsher 6-3 and 9-3 on Saturday for a nonconference doubleheader sweep. Wes Breitigam went the final 32/3 innings in relief to get the win in the opener. Michael Roach stroked a pair of singles, driving in a run, and Dakota...