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Prep softball roundup: NB’s Weinandy shuts down McComb

NORTH BALTIMORE — Mia McCartney’s solo homer put North Baltimore on the board first in the bottom of the first inning and the Tigers delivered McComb its first Blanchard Valley Conference softball loss 6-0 on Friday. Winning pitcher Katelyn Weinandy (7-2) struck out...

‘Spring Night Sky’ program tonight

J.T. Senghas, with Millstream Astronomy Club, will present “The Spring Night Sky” at 8 p.m. today beginning at Shelter 5 in Riverbend Recreation Area. The program will include a talk, then telescopes will be available to view the sky, which may include the...

McKinnis House garden program slated

A program about the McKinnis House garden at Litzenberg Memorial farm/park will be held from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, hosted by the Hancock Park District. Food will be prepared with early spring vegetables and will be available for tasting. The free, family open house requires no...

School funding system still not fixed in Ohio

Chris Oaks spoke with Becky Higgins, president of the Ohio Education Association. Q: In recent weeks, teachers in Kentucky, West Virginia, Oklahoma and Arizona have made headlines with their walkouts and protests over low pay and substandard classroom conditions. Given that the...

Public Record

Docket From the public records of the Findlay Police Department and the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office: Police Department A man was arrested Wednesday on Kirkwood Court for interference with child custody. A damaged window was reported Wednesday at 342 Center St. A...

Fostoria Goodwill store closing

FOSTORIA — Fostoria’s Goodwill store is closing its doors. In a Facebook post on Thursday, the retail store announced everything in the store would be 50 percent off beginning Monday due to the closing of the store. Goodwill collects and resells donated clothing,...

North Baltimore, Fostoria drivers injured in crash

VAN BUREN — Drivers from North Baltimore and Fostoria were injured Friday night in a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Ohio 613 and Allen Township 142, west of Van Buren, the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office reported. Taken to Blanchard Valley Hospital by Hanco...

15 arrested in Seneca County drug sweep

By MORGAN MANNS For The Courier Twelve people from Seneca County and three others who were recently indicted on drug charges were taken into custody Friday, ending several separate drug operations. Law enforcement officers with Fostoria Police Division, Tiffin Police Department,...

Ohio House race ads continue to run

By J. STEVEN DILLON Political ads concerning the 83rd House District race will continue to run on two Findlay Publishing Co. radio stations despite a request this week by the American Conservative Union for the ads to be pulled. The ACU, a conservative lobbying group, asked...

Wildlife division should give credit to its forebears

Department of Natural Resources deputy director Gary Obermiller has been spreading the word across several Ohio newspapers. “In the past several months we’ve worked hard to ensure that Ohio’s sportsmen and women are getting the best value for their investment in...