Friday calendar

TODAY 50 North, 339 E. Melrose Ave.; fitness center open, 5 a.m.-7 p.m.; breakfast, 7-9 a.m.; coffee bar, 7 a.m.-4 p.m.; billiards, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.; cardio mix class, 8:30-9:10 a.m.; Bible study, 9-10:30 a.m.; SilverSneakers classic, 10-10:50 a.m.; water exercise class, 10-11 a.m., Birchaven; lunch, lasagna, 10:30...

‘There’s so much history here’: A tour of Wyandot County

By JEANNIE WILEY WOLF Staff Writer This is the first in a series of seven stories exploring the counties that circle Hancock County. A short drive can take you thousands of years back in time. Wyandot County, located to the southeast of Hancock County, is rich in history dating to more than 13,000 years. During...

Indian Trail Caverns home to major archaeological find

By JEANNIE WILEY WOLF STAFF WRITER VANLUE — Keith Hendricks grew up around history. He was a baby when his dad, Dick Hendricks, bought Indian Trail Caverns, located on Ohio 568 about 2 miles east of Vanlue. The family ran tours at the caverns and later opened them for excavation by archaeologists. One of the...

Annual torch run passes through Findlay on Monday

Special Olympics of Hancock County will host the torch run by area law enforcement officers at 3:30 p.m. Monday. Officers will begin running today with a kickoff ceremony at the Sylvania Police Department and will pass through Defiance on Friday; Bryan on Saturday; downtown Sandusky and Put-in-Bay on Sunday; and...

Bluffton book store hosts Ohio Poet of the Year

BLUFFTON — Book ReViews in Bluffton will host a book signing by Jeff Gundy, Ohio Poet of the Year, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 28. A longtime professor of English at Bluffton University, Gundy has published seven books of poems and four of prose, including his most recent work, “Abandoned...

Candlelight vigil honors Orlando shooting victims

SYCAMORE — An informal committee of Wyandot County residents will host a community-wide candlelight vigil to honor the victims of the mass shooting at the Pulse in Orlando, Florida, at 7 p.m. Sunday. The vigil will be held on the lawn of the Wyandot County Courthouse and candles and resources for LGBT youth...
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