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Proposed Violent Offender List Would Be Mostly For Police

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Ohio lawmakers looking at creating a statewide database of violent offenders now are considering making all of that information only available to law enforcement. A revised proposal calls for allowing the public to get a list of offenders only within their...

Rise In Violent Crime Cases Causes Need To Find Jail Space

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A jump in federal cases involving violent crimes and drug cases being prosecuted in Ohio has officials looking for more jail space. The U.S. marshal for the 48-counties that make up the Southern District of Ohio recently began sending defendants to the...

UF roundup: Football team 4th in regional rankings

The University of Findlay earned a spot in the American Football Coaches Association Division II poll for the first time since 2014 as the Oilers are ranked 22nd in the top 25 rankings released on Monday. More importantly, the Oilers (7-1) are ranked fourth in the first set of...

City Mission seeks volunteers for kitchen help

Since the beginning of the year, the City Mission of Findlay has served 27,760 meals and provided nonresidents with 3,544 boxes or bags of perishable food. In September, 703 evening meals were provided to nonresidents, making a total of 5,757 meals so far this year. Last month,...

Dog warden to be locked up as SPCA fundraiser

Hancock County Dog Warden Dana Berger will be locked up Saturday in an attempt to raise funds for the Humane Society & SPCA of Hancock County, 4550 Fostoria Ave. “Bail” for Berger has been set at $1,000, and he will be locked in one of the dog cages until the fee...

Tonight’s story canceled

FOREST — The Storytime Station, scheduled for 6:30 p.m. today at the Forest-Jackson Public Library, has been canceled. The morning storytime at 10:30 a.m. will be held as usual.

Businesses invited to set up trunk-or-treat station

CAREY — The Carey Kiwanis Club will present the annual harvest festival from 4-6 p.m. Sunday at the Waterworks Park pavilion. Businesses are invited to set up a vehicle trunk full of giveaways, candy or promotional items during the trunk-or-treat event. Trunks can be set up...

Cookie decorating taught

Cookie decorating classes will be offered at the Putnam County District Library in Ottawa and the Kalida-Union Township branch at 6 p.m. Nov. 1 and at 6 p.m. Nov. 2, respectfully. Classes are open to anyone 9 and older and will be led by Helen Doboze. A $3 fee includes all...

Farmers may see abnormal corn ears

Farmers were able to get a good start on the corn harvest with the unseasonably warm and dry weather this past week. Many fields have the potential for good yields. However, other fields were damaged by flooding and too much water early in the season and will be challenged to...

Letters to the Editor 10-24-17

TRUMP DOES, SAYS WHATEVER HE WISHES Larry Richards (letter, Oct. 21) stated that Don Iliff (letter, Oct. 19) is criticizing any Christian who voted for Trump, on the basis of alleged misdeeds in Trump’s past, which neither of them knows to be true for sure. I wonder if Mr....