Judge established county’s river roads

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is another article on Findlay area history adapted from a series written from 1959 to 1974 by the late R.L. Heminger, publisher and editor of The Courier.   By R.L. HEMINGER   The improvement now (May 1965) in progress on the west edge...

Old letter key to interesting co-incidence

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is another article on Findlay area history adapted from a series written from 1959 to 1974 by the late R.L. Heminger, publisher and editor of The Courier.   By R.L. HEMINGER   Coincidences have a strange and intriguing way of...

General Hull knew spy Nathan Hale well

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is another article on Findlay area history adapted from a series written from 1959 to 1974 by the late R.L. Heminger, publisher and editor of The Courier.   By R.L. HEMINGER   We know of Gen. William Hull here as the commander of the...

County’s first jail reduced to ashes in 1851-52

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is another article on Findlay area history adapted from a series written from 1959 to 1974 by the late R.L. Heminger, publisher and editor of The Courier.   By R.L. HEMINGER   (This is the second of two articles dealing with Hancock...

Flames twice destroyed refuse ‘crematories’

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is another article on Findlay area history adapted from a series written from 1959 to 1974 by the late R.L. Heminger, publisher and editor of The Courier.   By R.L. HEMINGER   (This is the second of two articles recalling...

Early Findlay had refuse problems

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is another article on Findlay area history adapted from a series written from 1959 to 1974 by the late R.L. Heminger, publisher and editor of The Courier.   By R.L. HEMINGER   The city of Findlay has been having its difficulties with...

First Hancock County Jail recalled

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is another article on Findlay area history adapted from a series written from 1959 to 1974 by the late R.L. Heminger, publisher and editor of The Courier.   By R.L. HEMINGER   (Hancock County’s first jail stood on a corner of the...

‘Big Ditch’ part of Findlay history

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is another article on Findlay area history adapted from a series written from 1959 to 1974 by the late R.L. Heminger, publisher and editor of The Courier.   By R.L. HEMINGER   South West Street in Findlay’s early days presented...

Early offenders did hard labor

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is another article on Findlay area history adapted from a series written from 1959 to 1974 by the late R.L. Heminger, publisher and editor of The Courier.   By R.L. HEMINGER   A look at a newspaper file of 1869 — The Weekly...

Circus band arrested for making noise

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is another article on Findlay area history adapted from a series written from 1959 to 1974 by the late R.L. Heminger, publisher and editor of The Courier.   By R.L. HEMINGER   Many interesting matters have developed through the years...