Rockies manager Weiss has appendectomy

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Colorado Rockies manager Walt Weiss had an appendectomy Wednesday night following two days of stomach discomfort. A club spokesman said Wednesday that the 51-year-old Weiss left Angel Stadium right before batting practice with athletic trainer Keith...

Seat belt enforcement campaign starts Monday

The Hancock County and Wood County sheriff’s offices are reminding motorists to “Click It or Ticket” during a national seat belt enforcement campaign that begins Monday and runs through May 31. “Every day, unbuckled motorists are losing their lives in...

Findlay-Hancock County Economic Development honored by magazine

Site Selection magazine has named Findlay-Hancock County Economic Development as one of the top 20 micropolitan economic development groups. The magazine ranked local economic development groups across the United States according to four categories, including: new jobs, new jobs...
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China, India have many rivalries, some areas of cooperation

AP Photo/Anupam Nath BEIJING (AP) — India’s prime minister is visiting China this week to build friendship between the two Asian giants despite a long history of disputes and rivalries, along with some areas of cooperation, especially in the economic sphere. HIMALAYAN...

Carey chamber hosting Hungryman Relay Race

CAREY — The Hungryman Relay Race, a four-person event hosted by the Carey Area Chamber of Commerce, will be held at 9 a.m. June 6, beginning near John Carey Park gazebo on East Findlay Street. Runners will travel through town and stop at restaurants during each leg, have a...
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India’s Modi begins China visit in Xi’an amid warming ties

AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo XI’AN, China (AP) — Lion dancers and flower-bearing children welcomed Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday to central China where President Xi Jinping planned to host him with a touch of personal diplomacy that is rare for a...

Wyandot County office conducting workforce survey

UPPER SANDUSKY — Wyandot County Office of Economic Development is conducting a workforce survey to assist in efforts to bring industry to the area, according to Cassie Carlson, executive director of the Carey Area Chamber of Commerce. The survey attempts to identify areas...

Single-car crash injures Carey teens

CAREY — Two Carey teenagers were injured in a single-car crash Friday on County 29 near Township 300, southeast of Carey, after the car struck a ditch and rolled six times, the Wyandot County Sheriff’s Office reported. The driver, Wesley M. Lear, 16, and his...

Astronomy club to hold program

Don Trinko, with Millstream Astronomy Club, will present a program on telescopes at 8 p.m. May 23 in Shelter 5 at Riverbend Recreation Area. After the presentation, participants may use the club’s telescopes. The program is open to families and registration is unnecessary....
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AP PHOTOS: Farming geoducks takes patience and lots of gear

AP Photo/Ted S. Warren HARSTINE ISLAND, Wash. (AP) — Raising the world’s largest burrowing clam isn’t for the impatient farmer. Growing the odd-looking mollusk from seed to market takes five to seven years and plenty of gear. For Taylor Shellfish Farms in...