Findlay library offers storytime

The Findlay-Hancock County Public Library will host a program called “Sensory Friendly Family Storytime” from 6:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Wednesday in the Lindamood Room. The storytime is for children ages 4-8, according to the library. In collaboration with Blanchard...

Election to decide 2 fair board races

Voting at the Hancock County Fair on Monday will decide two races for seats on the Hancock County Agricultural Society board, also known as the fair board. Voting will be done from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday in the Grange Building at the fairgrounds. Only people who hold Hancock...

Attendance climbs at Hancock fair

Pleasant weather helped boost attendance Friday at the Hancock County Fair. Ticket Chairman Aaron Smith estimated that 19,000 people came to the fair, about 3,000 more than the five-year average for the third day of the fair. “It was a good day weather-wise,” Smith...

Weekend calendar

TODAY Findlay Senior Center, 339 E. Melrose Ave.; fitness center open, 7 a.m.-5 p.m. Hancock Handlebars, early risers, 7-8:30 a.m., Riverbend Park Oxbow entrance, 16550 Township Road 208. Alcoholics Anonymous, closed book, 7:30 a.m., Pioneer Club; women’s New Beginnings...

No newspaper on Monday

The Courier won’t be published on Monday, in observance of the Labor Day holiday. All newspaper offices will be closed Monday except the newsroom, which will be staffed during the afternoon and evening. During the holiday weekend, Courier subscribers who have a question or...

Prep Roundup: Schwarzman leads Pirates to PCL victory over Miller City

CONTINENTAL — Continental’s Zach Schwarzman recorded a hat trick, and Caleb Baker added another goal, as the Pirates edged Miller City 4-3 in Putnam County League boys soccer action on Friday. Jared Snyder, Nick Ripko and Jackson Lammers each scored for Miller City...

Labor Day

“If all the cars in the United States were placed end to end, it would probably be Labor Day Weekend.” — Doug Larson “Of all the American educational system’s problems, none is more severe than the academic year beginning before Labor Day.”...

Letters to the Editor 08-30-14

RIGHT OR WRONG? Have you ever felt compelled to do something? I feel that way now! Since the shooting of Michael Brown by a police officer in St. Louis, I have been puzzled by the whole matter. Unfortunately, the only way to get the whole truth in this case is through Officer...

Football Roundup: Bluffton rolls in opener

RAWSON — Mitchell Ault threw for 225 yards and four touchdowns, three of them to Robbie Stratton, as the Pirates easily beat Cory-Rawson 49-0 on Friday in nonconference football. Bluffton (1-0) had 395 yards to 61 for Cory-Rawson (0-1), including 170 on the ground, and...

Saturday’s Scoreboard

Prep Football Friday’s Results Other NW Ohio Games Ada 49, Upper Scioto Valley 14 Allen East 49, New Bremen 26 Anna 41, Sidney Lehman 7 Antwerp 27, Edon 12 Arcadia 29, Lakota 28 Ashland Crestview 22, Howard East Knox 20 Ayersville 27, Northwood 21 Bellevue 28, Sandusky...