Prep Soccer Roundup: Montel leads Bluffton to NWC victory

VAN WERT — Jesse Montel scored three times and goalkeeper Nic Essinger needed to make only save as Bluffton romped past Lincolnview 6-0 on Tuesday in a Northwest Conference boys soccer match. Montel also assisted on a goal for the Pirates (5-2, 2-0 NWC), while Luke Young...

Findlay High Roundup: FHS tennis gets first TRAC win

TOLEDO — Junior Lauren Spaeth saved three match points to force a third-set tiebreaker, then dominated Toledo Whitmer’s Amy Kimura 7-1 in the tiebreaker Tuesday to win 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (1) at No. 3 singles to highlight the Findlay High girls tennis team’s 5-0...

County landfill getting more waste this year

Hancock County commissioners on Tuesday approved an additional appropriation of $325,000 to the county landfill as a result of revenue generated by additional tons of waste dumped this year. Steve Wilson, sanitary engineer at the landfill, said about 125,000 tons of material are...

Firsthand views of addiction offered at Owens presentation

By KATHRYNE RUBRIGHT STAFF WRITER In 2013, Anna VanWormer spent 18 hours at her mother’s hospital bedside as the older woman died from a heroin overdose. The ambulance that brought her mother to the hospital took 23 minutes to arrive. During that time, she was unconscious,...

Letter to the Editor 09-13-17

ARTS, EDUCATION HAVE CONNECTION As students begin their school years and we approach the fall in our community, it is important for us to remember the impact of education in our homes, schools, and our community. For decades, research has shown that when students participate in...

Public Record

Docket From the public records of the Findlay Police Department and the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office: Police Department A France Street fellow was accused Monday of presenting a bad check to All Star Plumbing, 1016 N. Blanchard St. Domestic disharmony was noted at a...

BVS Fall Fest set Saturday

Friends of BVS will host Fall Fest from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday at Blanchard Valley School. The “sensory friendly” event includes pumpkin painting, face painting, a photo booth, train rides, carnival games, a sensory station and food sales. The event is free and open to...

Program planned on broom making

Broom making will be featured at the McKinnis House in Litzenberg Memorial Woods and farm park during an open house from 1-4 p.m. Sunday. Brooms will be available for purchase. There will also be fall recipes available, including pumpkin soup, with cooking and baking...

Biglick Township trustees to meet

The Biglick Township trustees will hold a special meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday in the township house.

Auditor honors City of Findlay

The City of Findlay was one of seven cities to be recognized Tuesday by Ohio Auditor Dave Yost with an award of distinction for a clean audit report. Other recipients announced Tuesday include the cities of Avon Lake, Berea, Dover, Miamisburg, Middleburg Heights and Troy. In...