Hite facing primary challengers

By JOY BROWN STAFF WRITER A fundamentalist preacher and a constitutionalist who abhors federal government intrusion are challenging state Sen. Cliff Hite, R-Findlay, in the May 6 Republican primary. It is Hite’s first contested race since he was appointed to the 1st Senate...

Meeting slated this week on public transit plan

A public meeting about Hancock County’s “public transit-human services transportation plan” will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday at the Family Center, 1800 N. Blanchard St. Members of the public can offer views of public transit needs. The meeting’s...

WITH VIDEO: Saturday fire destroyed shed

Findlay firefighters doused a fire that destroyed a shed and damaged a garage Saturday night at 606 W. Hardin St. No injuries were reported. Firefighters arrived on scene at 6:33 p.m. and got the fire under control by 6:40, the department said. Firefighters said the fire was...

Weekly road report released

The following is the weekly report of construction and maintenance work on state highways from the Ohio Department of Transportation: HANCOCK COUNTY • Interstate 75 both northbound and southbound lanes are narrowed and shifted approaching the U.S. 224 interchange at Findlay...

HPD bird festival to be held May 17

The Hancock Park District will host a Bird Fest from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 17, at the “Doc” Phillips Discovery Center in Oakwoods Nature Preserve. The program is for anybody interested in birds. The morning will include guided walks for various skill levels,...

Public Meetings

The following public meetings will be held this week in the Findlay area: TODAY Findlay school board, 6 p.m., Chamberlin Hill library. Liberty-Benton school board, 6 p.m., board offices at the high school. Fostoria school board, 6 p.m., library/media center, Fostoria...

West Hardin Street fire destroys shed, burns garage

Findlay firefighters doused a fire that destroyed a shed and damaged a garage Saturday night at 606 W. Hardin St. No injuries were reported. Firefighters arrived on scene at 6:33 p.m. and got the fire under control by 6:40, the department said. Firefighters said the fire was...

Weekend: Kick off Derby week at ‘Melrose Downs’

The Kentucky Derby spawns a number of events around the country during the week that leads up to the big race. This year the Hancock County Agency on Aging will kick off Derby week by conducting the Derby Gala, presented by Lehtomaa Funeral Home, on Saturday, April 26. The third...
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