Lima man faces burglary charges

By RYAN DUNN STAFF WRITER A Hancock County grand jury on Tuesday indicted a man who law enforcement officials say is connected to dozens of regional burglaries. Mark A. Ball, 51, of Lima, was charged with three second-degree felony counts of burglary, and a fifth-degree felony...

Jumping for joy

By RYAN DUNN STAFF WRITER Saturday morning was a watermelon jump for Zoom, but a lobster feast was mere feet away. Zoom, a labrador retriever, earns food rewards from his owner, depending on how far he jumps before plunging into a pool of water at the Ultimate Dogpawlooza...

Jumping for joy

By RYAN DUNN Staff Writer Saturday morning was a watermelon jump for Zoom, but a lobster feast was mere feet away. Zoom, a labrador retriever, earns food rewards from his owner, depending on how far he jumps before plunging into a pool of water at the Ultimate Dogpawlooza...

Drug treatment center for teens to open here

By RYAN DUNN Staff Writer A residential drug treatment center for teenagers will be moving to Findlay soon. Choices Behavioral Healthcare, a private business, plans to move its service for teens from Holland to the former Winebrenner Theological Seminary property at 701 E....

Interstate work expected to continue through 2016

By RYAN DUNN STAFF WRITER Simultaneous construction work on Interstate 75 is an efficient route to necessary upgrades, a state spokeswoman told an audience of Findlay business representatives Tuesday. Drivers should expect rows of orange barrels lining I-75 in the region through...

Man gets 3 years for local burglary

By RYAN DUNN STAFF WRITER A Findlay man was sentenced Thursday to three years in prison for burglarizing a city home. Adrian L. Castillo, 22, was charged with a second-degree felony after he and three others stole several high-value items from 1000 Crystal Meadows Court. Castillo...

Grob chief’s plane on fire before crash

By RYAN DUNN STAFF WRITER A small plane flown by a Grob Systems executive apparently caught fire before crashing in Hancock County and killing both people aboard, a federal investigation has found. A preliminary report from the National Transportation Safety Board said witnesses...

County grand jury indicts six people

By RYAN DUNN STAFF WRITER A Hancock County grand jury on Tuesday handed up an indictment against an Indiana man accused of cocaine possession. Shaun M. Matthews, 36, of Gary, Indiana, was charged with possessing between 27 and 100 grams of cocaine on Aug. 29 in Orange Township....

First flower competition held

By RYAN DUNN STAFF WRITER Excelling at the Hancock County Fair’s flower competitions requires more than a green thumb. Those perfectly blooming plants stem from impeccable timing, careful handling, and a little bit of luck before they are closely inspected by judges....

City files appeal of arbitrator’s ruling on Hill firing

By RYAN DUNN STAFF WRITER An arbitrator overreached his authority in reinstating a fired Findlay police sergeant, the city of Findlay is arguing in court. A motion filed last week in Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court detailed the city’s request to keep Dave Hill from...