Teen injured in campground accident

WILLIAMSTOWN — A 16-year-old Wyandot County boy was taken by medical helicopter to a Columbus hospital on Friday night after an accident at a campground pond in southern Hancock County. The Hancock County Sheriff’s Office, which investigated the accident, said the...

Weekend: Mental Health Moment

By NANCY STEPHANI Most of us do not know we should spend about one-third of our life sleeping. Many people take it for granted, but for those who suffer from insomnia, lack of sleep can contribute to all sorts of problems. These range from depression to anxiety and, in extreme...

Weekend: From the funny pages to Fort Findlay

Charles Schultz’s “Peanuts” gang will leap off the funny pages and onto the Fort Findlay Playhouse stage for three blocks (but not “blockheads”) of musical performances. “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” will run July 26 to 29,...

Weekend: A Gaelic Storm is brewing

Gaelic Storm is forecast to hit Donnell Theater with a wave of Celtic compositions at 7:30 p.m. Thursday as part of the Marathon Center for the Performing Arts’ summer show series. Tickets have a low of $30 and a high of $55 and can be purchased at the Marathon Center box...

Weekend Doctor

By NANCY PROCTOR Every business knows how integral a core set of values is to driving behavior that results in exceptional product and service quality. However, most haven’t really considered how a value of humor in the workplace facilitates success. When you can laugh and...

Weekend: Hancock has plentiful produce peddlers for your healthy meals

By KAREN McDOUGALL In early May we planted our garden, and this week we had our second round of fresh produce. First it was radishes, and now we have a green bell pepper and a cucumber. Yes, having a garden is a lot of work — the weeds seem to grow no matter what the...

Projects adding to Findlay bicycling options

By DENISE GRANT Staff Writer Bicylists will have more ways to get around Findlay in 2020. Findlay City Council voted in June to accept about $1.7 million from the Ohio Department of Transportation from its Transportation Alternatives Program, or TAP, to extend the Blanchard River...

Fostoria man critically injured in motorcycle crash

FOSTORIA — A Fostoria motorcyclist was critically injured Friday afternoon when he collided with a Cadillac at the intersection of Hancock County 216 and Hancock County 23, south of Fostoria. Richard Peace, 38, was taken by Life Flight medical helicopter to Mercy St....

Walls rising at new Fostoria school

By MORGAN MANNS FOR THE COURIER FOSTORIA — Fostoria City Schools is getting one step closer to a central campus every day. Superintendent Andrew Sprang gave a report on the construction of the new Fostoria Junior/Senior High School, as well as renovations to the Fostoria...

Survey: Americans believe free press is essential watchdog on government

Chris Oaks spoke with Gene Policinski, president of the Freedom Forum Institute, the organization behind the Newseum in Washington, D.C. Q: You recently released results of your annual State of the First Amendment Survey, which examines people’s views on the freedoms...