Parent blasts Van Buren School, students

By ABBEY NICKEL STAFF WRITER VAN BUREN — The mother of a Van Buren High School football player is claiming her son has been sexually assaulted numerous times by Van Buren students for a year, with the latest incident being two weeks ago. The mother also claims her son has...

Carey priest named bishop in Kentucky

By MARGARET DWIGGINS FORD FAMILY EDITOR Pope Francis on Thursday appointed the Rev. John Stowe of Carey as the third bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Lexington, Kentucky. Stowe, 48, has been pastor and rector of the Basilica and National Shrine of Our Lady of Consolation...

4 join Hancock Agriculture Hall of Fame

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER James “Jim” Demler of Eagle Township 74, Findlay, and Emil Nagel of Hancock County 54, Mount Cory, were honored Thursday as Hancock County Agriculture Hall of Fame inductees. Two other individuals, Lynn Cupples and William “Bill”...

New federal regulations will complicate Ag Center lease

By DENISE GRANT STAFF WRITER New federal regulations will make lease negotiations for space in the Hancock County Agricultural Center more difficult. Cheryl Hinton, a real estate specialist with the Farm Service Agency, and Jim Greve, the agency’s county executive director,...

Blanchard River recedes in Findlay

The Blanchard River receded in Findlay on Thursday, but rose in Ottawa, and the National Weather Service said the river at both locations will rise over the weekend. Although no serious flooding is forecast, the weather service has issued a hazardous weather outlook for both...

City planners favor change in lot’s zoning

Findlay City Planning Commission on Thursday recommended that City Council rezone 222 Center St. from residential use to institutions and offices use. The building originally was constructed for a day care center in 1985. It later became an autism/dyslexia center. It most...

VB Schools audit finds mistakes

By ABBEY NICKEL STAFF WRITER A recent state audit of Van Buren Schools revealed overpayments to several district employees, prompting Ohio Auditor David Yost to issue findings for recovery against the district treasurer and three school board members. The audit covered July 1,...

‘Safe Rides’ starting Saturday

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER Those who party too much during the St. Patrick’s Day celebration can phone for a “Safe Ride Home” in Hancock County and Findlay, starting Saturday. Organizers of “Safe Ride Home” have announced a schedule for the free...
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