VB Schools hosting open house about bond issue

VAN BUREN — Van Buren Schools will hold another open house about the district’s request for a $29.3 million bond issue. The bond issue is on the May 6 ballot. If approved, the 37-year, 6.9-mill tax package would pay for building 37 new classrooms and a new gym at the...

More people recognize benefits of DNA testing

Chris Oaks spoke with Dr. Emily Conley of 23andMe, a private, commercial genetic testing company. Q: Friday, April 25, was designated DNA Day to commemorate the completion of the human genome project in 2003. Your company recently commissioned a survey to find out how much...

Public Record

Docket From the public records of the Findlay Police Department and the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office: Police Department Domestic disputes happened Thursday on Emma Street, Walnut Street, and East Melrose Avenue. Minnesota police reported a Findlay man was committing...

Sheriff increasing patrols for prom time

The Hancock County Sheriff’s Office says it will have extra deputies on patrol during upcoming weekends, as prom activities are held at area high schools. The goal of the extra patrols will be to reduce traffic crashes, prevent underage alcohol consumption and drug abuse,...

Hydrant flushing

The Findlay Water Distribution Department will flush hydrants on Monday from Bright Road east to County 237, and from the Blanchard River north to Tiffin Avenue; from McManness Avenue east to County 236, and from Tiffin Avenue north to Fostoria Avenue.

Steakhouse’s sign sizzles

Outback Steakhouse’s large outdoor neon sign on its eastern facade caught fire Thursday night around 9 p.m., prompting an evacuation of the Findlay restaurant. According to the Findlay Fire Department, a metal portion of the sign overheated, setting part of its wood trim...

Prostitution sting: 2 men arrested

VAN BUREN — Two men were arrested Thursday during a prostitution sting conducted by the Hancock County and Wood County sheriff’s offices at Pilot Travel Center, at the Van Buren exit of Interstate 75. Pirtpahl Singh Sandhu of Brampton, Ontario, and Rickie Damron of...

Justin Upton’s 3-run HR Helps Braves Top Reds 5-4

ATLANTA (AP) — Justin Upton hit a three-run homer to continue another strong April, Ervin Santana earned his third win and the Atlanta Braves held off the Cincinnati Reds 5-4 on Friday night. Craig Kimbrel gave up a leadoff single to Roger Bernadina and walked Zack Cozart to open...
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Daniels’ 3 sends Rockets over Blazers 121-116

Portland Trail Blazers center Robin Lopez drives on Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard during the first half of Game 3 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series in Portland, Ore., Friday, April 25, 2014. (AP Photo/Don Ryan) Portland Trail Blazers center Robin Lopez drives...
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Prosecutor: All 15 crew that navigated ferry held

A relative of a passenger aboard the sunken ferry Sewol is consoled by a Buddhist nun, left, as she waits for news on her missing loved one at a port in Jindo, South Korea, Saturday, April 26, 2014. As visiting U.S. President Barack Obama offered South Koreans his condolences...