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Senator promotes jobs bill during Carey tour

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER CAREY — U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown promoted a manufacturing jobs bill he is co-sponsoring, after touring a growing Carey factory on Friday. The bill, called the Revitalize American Manufacturing and Innovation Act, was approved last week by the U.S....

Carey police sergeant facing 3 felony charges

CAREY — A Carey police sergeant has been indicted by a Wyandot County grand jury on three felony charges, officials announced Friday. Richard M. “Matt” Ricker, 46, is charged with two third-degree felony counts of tampering with evidence, and a fifth-degree...

Accident plugs up I-75, woman injured

NORTH BALTIMORE — A Bowling Green woman was injured in a one-car crash that plugged up southbound Interstate 75 about 6 p.m. Friday. Karen L. Snyder, 61, suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was taken to Wood County Hospital by North Baltimore Emergency Medical...

Lima Avenue crash injures Findlay motorist

One man was injured in a three-vehicle accident on Friday in Findlay. Jordan Endicott, 25, of Findlay, was transported to Blanchard Valley Hospital after a collision around 3:20 p.m. in the 300 block of Lima Avenue, according to Findlay police. Endicott was stopped eastbound in...

County Engineer’s Office may occupy new garage in October

By DENISE GRANT STAFF WRITER The Hancock County Engineer’s Office may occupy its new garage at 1900 Lima Ave. by late October, according to Commissioner Brian Robertson. The building failed a water flow test in July, and the weak water pressure must be fixed before a...

USS Gary departs on final mission

The USS Gary, a guided-missile frigate named after a Findlay sailor who received the Medal of Honor, has departed on its final mission, the Navy said Thursday. The Oliver Hazard Perry-class ship, with a crew of 240, sailed from San Diego on Wednesday as an independent part of...

Motorcyclist hurt in local accident

A Toledo motorcyclist was injured in a two-vehicle accident on the north edge of Findlay Thursday afternoon. The Findlay post of the State Highway Patrol said a 2004 Harley-Davidson motorcycle driven by Patrick Errington, 57, of Toledo, was stopped in traffic westbound on Hancock...
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