New uses for old things

By SARA ARTHURS Staff Writer Being an artist doesn’t necessarily mean you have to have paint or clay or expensive materials to work with. As several Hancock County residents proved this week at the Hancock County Fair, it’s also possible to create art through...

Museum to sponsor annual barn tour

The Hancock Historical Museum will host its third annual Historic Barn Tour from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 12. The self-guided tour will showcase seven barns in western Hancock County, dating from the 1850s to 1920s. The farms included on the tour include: the Aurand-Dills barn,...

Cub Scout registration scheduled

The Black Swamp Area Boy Scout Council will hold sign-up nights for boys wanting to join Cub Scouts at 7 p.m. Sept. 10 at several locations. Cub Scouting is for boys in the first through fifth grades. The program combines outdoor activities, sports, academics and more and helps...

Catch a reader in the act

The Literacy Coalition of Hancock County is inviting everyone to “Get Caught Reading” for National Literacy Month in September. The community is asked to snap pictures of friends, family and co-workers who are busy reading and post them to the Literacy...

Shroy Scholarship established for prospective OSU students

The Robert and Clara Shroy Scholarship has been established at the Findlay-Hancock County Community Foundation by Clara Shroy in memory of her late husband, Robert (Bob). The fund is to benefit Hancock County graduates who will be attending Ohio State University. Bob Shroy was a...

Thursday calendar

TODAY Findlay Senior Center, fitness center open, 5 a.m.-8 p.m.; billiards, 8 a.m.-8 p.m.; ball toning, 8:30-9:10 a.m.; Bible study, 9-10:30 a.m.; basic cycling mix, 9:20-9:50 a.m.; SilverSneakers classic, 10-10:50 a.m.; lunch, 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m., meatloaf; Triad, 1-2 p.m.; cards,...

Flowers here, there and everywhere

By JEANNIE WILEY WOLF Staff Writer Howard Jones has been counting the days to the Hancock County Fair. The Findlay man is hoping to win a ribbon or two when he enters this year’s open class flower competition. “It’s getting close,” he said. Jones, who is...

Flower arranging competition set

On-the-spot flower arranging events at the Hancock County Junior Fair will be held Saturday in the tent to the south of the youth education building. Juniors, ages 9 to 13, may compete at 2 p.m. and seniors, ages 14-18, will compete at 3 p.m. Children ages 8 and under will be...
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