WITH VIDEO: Carey to open doors to new school

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER CAREY — It is celebration time for Carey’s new school. An hour-long dedication ceremony will begin at 2 p.m. Sunday in the school gymnasium. Self-guided tours of the building, which will house pre-kindergarten through senior high school,...

Robert Fry retiring as Findlay judge

By ALLISON REAMER STAFF WRITER Findlay Municipal Court Judge Robert Fry will be retiring from the court on Aug. 18, the court announced Wednesday. Fry, who is in his early 60s, was appointed in January 2007 to fill the unexpired term of Municipal Judge Vernon Preston, who became...

Senators to push for creation of violent offender registry

Two state senators say they have begun work on the creation of a violent offender registry system after the recent murder of a 20-year-old woman in northwestern Ohio. University of Toledo student Sierah Joughin was murdered this month in Fulton County. The man charged with her...

Jason Derulo to perform at UF

Singer, songwriter and dancer Jason Derulo will be performing at the University of Findlay’s Koehler Center on Thursday, Sept. 8. Tickets for the performance will go on sale Friday at marathoncenterarts.org and cost $30 for university students and $40 for community members....

Telephone scam reports received

A telephone scam, involving a charity raising funds for families of law enforcement officers who have been killed in the line of duty, has been reported in the area, according to the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office. The scammer is calling from an alleged police and...

Marathon declares larger dividend

Marathon Petroleum Corp. on Wednesday declared a dividend of 36 cents per share on common stock, a 12.5 percent increase from the 32 cents per share dividend paid in the second quarter of 2015. The dividend is payable Sept. 12 to shareholders of record on Aug. 17. “This...

Kasich names 3 to Fostoria’s fiscal emergency committee

By BRIAN BOHNERT FOR THE COURIER FOSTORIA — Gov. John Kasich on Tuesday selected three prominent community members to join a seven-member committee tasked with getting Fostoria out of fiscal emergency. State Auditor Dave Yost placed Fostoria in a state of fiscal emergency...

Area counties’ jobless rates increase

Hancock County’s unemployment rate rose to 3.7 percent in June from 3.4 percent in May, the state reported. Jobless rates increased last month in 78 of Ohio’s 88 counties, the State Job and Family Services Department reported. Hancock County’s unemployment rate...
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