Korean War Veterans will host rose of Sharon drive

Members of the Hancock County Korean War Veterans Chapter 172 will conduct their annual Rose of Sharon Scholarship fund drive from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday at Walmart, 1161 Trenton Ave. All net proceeds will be used for first-year college student scholarships for eligible...

Wood Carvers show slated

The Millstream Wood Carvers will have several artists’ work on display at their Saturday show at 2230 Blanchard Ave. The free event runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Some artists will carve works on site, and others will create works of pyrography, which involves decorating wood...

Preservation campaign kicks off with group photo

BOWLING GREEN — To support the national #ThisPlaceMatters preservation campaign, a group photo will be taken at 5:30 p.m. Thursday in the Paupers’ Cemetery at the Wood County Historical Center, 13660 County Home Road, Bowling Green. This Place Matters is a national...

Republican Women meet

The Republican Women of Hancock County will meet at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Hancock Historical Museum, 422 W. Sandusky St. The program by Rosemary Rucker will focus on Findlay Digital Academy. Lunch will be provided by Bistro on Main. Call 419-348-3354 to request a lunch.

Wednesday calendar

TODAY 50 North, 339 E. Melrose Ave.; fitness center open, 5 a.m.-8 p.m.; billiards, 8 a.m.-8 p.m.; SilverSneakers Splash, 8:30-9:30 a.m., Birchaven; basic step mix, 8:30-9:15 a.m.; conversation and needlecraft, 9-11 a.m.; pickleball, women’s play only, 9-11 a.m.;...

Fire sparks small boy’s big act of kindness

By BRENNA GRITEMAN LIFE EDITOR CAREY — When one of his classmates lost her home and all her belongings to a fire over Easter weekend, 7-year-old Bentley Andersen took the only rational action he could come up with: Sell $1,200 worth of colorful, stretchy bracelets. “I...

Students compete in math contest

Ben Heck, a senior at Liberty-Benton High School, won the fourth annual Hancock County Mathematics Competition held May 7 at the Hancock County Educational Service Center. A total of 35 students from Arlington, Cory-Rawson, Liberty-Benton, McComb, Riverdale, Van Buren and Vanlue...

Garden club offers plants for sale during color walk

The Men’s and Women’s Garden Club of Findlay will offer a variety of plants for a donation to the National Alliance on Mental Illness Hancock County (NAMI) on Saturday during the Jenelle Hohman Color Me Happy Walk and 5K at Riverside Park. Garden club members donate...
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