Owens steps up recruiting practices

By MICHAEL BURWELL Staff Writer Faced with declining enrollment, Owens Community College is working to attract students to campus through new initiatives, as well as past practices that have been successful. Tough times have fallen on Owens, which announced in November that it is...

Two hurt in hit-and-run accident

MOUNT VICTORY — Two people were struck while changing a tire on Ohio 31 in Hardin County’s Hale Township Thursday evening, according to the Findlay post of the State Highway Patrol. Authorities are searching for the vehicle, which was driven from the area after the...

Lima man hurt in Findlay crash

A two-vehicle accident in Findlay Thursday night injured a Lima man. Herman Minnich, 38, of Lima, was treated on Thursday at Blanchard Valley Hospital for non-visible injuries, according to Findlay police. At about 6:15 p.m., Garrett Anderson, 17, of Findlay, was westbound in his...

2 people indicted on drug charges

Two Findlay residents have been charged with drug trafficking in the city. Samantha A. Sanchez, 24, allegedly sold heroin on June 2 and June 5. Sanchez is charged with selling between 1 and 5 grams of heroin, then later selling less than 1 gram of the drug. Prosecutors allege...

2 people treated after house fire

COLUMBUS GROVE — Two people were treated following a Columbus Grove house fire Thursday night. A mother and child suffered smoke inhalation at about 5:45 p.m. Thursday inside 103 West St., said Columbus Grove Fire Chief Bob Brubaker. The residents’ names and property...

Is the cyber-war replacing the Cold War

Oaks spoke with Adam Levin, security consultant for ABC News and founder of Identity Theft 911. Q: This will go down at the year of the data breach. You are among those who have been warning of hacker attacks exactly like the ones we’ve seen in 2014, but have there been any...

Health agency merger behind schedule

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER The merging of Findlay and Hancock County’s health departments is behind schedule, but city officials think it can get back on track this spring. Both Findlay City Council and the county District Advisory Council were scheduled to have approved and...

Schools awarded wellness grant

City and county school officials hope a pilot nutrition and exercise program will help “Crunch out Obesity” among schoolchildren. Findlay City Schools and the Hancock County Educational Service Center were awarded a $10,000 grant from the United Way of Hancock County...
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