America in Bloom judges to visit

Katy Moss Warner and Barbara Vincentsen will give an informal presentation on the community impact of floral displays and landscaping from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. June 26 at the Hancock Historical Museum, 422 W. Sandusky St. The presentation is hosted by the University of Findlay....

Tickets on sale for July 4 barbecue

McCOMB — The McComb Lions Club will sponsor a barbecued chicken dinner from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. July 5 at the McComb Village Park, prior to the McComb fireworks. Meals will include a half chicken, vegetable, roll, dessert and drink. Tickets are $8.50 and available by presale...

Livestock judging held

The Hancock County 4-H general livestock judging contest was held recently at the University of Findlay Animal Science Center with 96 participants. Youths from Hancock, Wood and Fulton counties participated. Members practiced livestock evaluation skills as they judged six classes...

Thursday calendar

TODAY Senior Center, fitness center open 5 a.m.-9 p.m.; billiards, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.; EnhanceFitness, 9-9:50 a.m.; outdoor pickleball, 8-11 a.m., pavilion; Hancock Historical Museum series, “History of Riverside Park,” 9:30-10:30 a.m.; SilverSneakers yoga, 10-10:50 a.m.;...

Museum to host American Girl tea

The Hancock Historical Museum will host an American Girl Victorian Tea on the front porch of the Hull-Flater House June 28. There will be two seatings, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. The event is for children ages 6-12 with an accompanying adult. The tea will...

Women receive Conservation League scholarships

Morgan Farthing, of Pandora, has been awarded a $1,000 Mildred Biery Grant from the Ohio Child Conservation League. She is sponsored by the Ohio Child Conservation League in Continental. Farthing, the daughter of Curtis and Sharon Farthing, attends Ohio Northern University, where...

Photos collected for Rawson event

RAWSON — Rawson Reminisce, a day of sharing stories, exhibits, food and family activities will be held beginning at 1 p.m. Aug. 9 at Rawson Park in Rawson. A database of photos, which will be available for sale on DVD, is being compiled in preparation for the event. Anyone...

Tasting event to benefit Red Cross

DorAnne’s Gifts and Gourmet and We Serve Coffee will join for a tasting event to benefit the American Red Cross of Hancock, Seneca and Wyandot Counties from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. June 25 at DorAnne’s Gifts and Gourmet, 327 N. Main St. Guests will be able to sample We Serve...

OSU Extension welcomes new educator

Shawn Ochs has been named as the new family and consumer sciences educator for the Ohio State University Extension of Hancock County. Ochs, a native of Perrysburg, is a former family and consumer sciences teacher with experience in vocational, career technical, special education...

Prep Sports: Arcadia taps Holman as AD, boys hoops coach

ARCADIA — The Arcadia school board Wednesday hired a new athletic director, who also will become the district’s boys’ basketball coach. C.J. Holman was offered a pair of supplemental contracts to fill both positions. Holman, a 2008 Arcadia High School alum, will...