Bright Road accident injures Findlay bicyclist

A Findlay bicyclist was injured in a traffic accident Thursday morning in the 500 block of Bright Road. James R. Wall, 84, suffered a head injury and abrasions to his hands and arms and was taken to Blanchard Valley Hospital by Hanco Ambulance, Findlay police reported. Wall was...

Judge Fry ends long legal career

By ALLISON REAMER STAFF WRITER Findlay Municipal Court Judge Robert Fry’s birthday present to himself is retirement after an extensive law career in Hancock County. Fry will celebrate his 63rd birthday and his last day as judge today. “It’s probably the best...

Man indicted for son’s 2006 death

By ALLISON REAMER STAFF WRITER OTTAWA — A Napoleon man who allegedly confessed to killing his 2-year-old son 10 years ago has been indicted by a Putnam County grand jury. Travis D. Soto, 30, was indicted last week for aggravated murder and murder, both unclassified...

Findlay man charged with threatening people with gun

A Findlay man was arrested in the 2600 block of North Main Street on Tuesday after he allegedly threatened a group of people with a gun, Findlay police reported. Casey T. Gerken, 21, was arrested for aggravated menacing, a first-degree misdemeanor, after he allegedly pointed a...

Wine, beer fundraiser planned in Arlington

ARLINGTON — Planning is underway in Arlington for the Uncorked and Uncapped Wine and Beer Tasting Extravaganza slated to be held from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. Oct. 8 at the Arlington Village Park. Proceeds will go to the annual Arlington Village Festival. The event will feature...

Man’s body found in Van Buren

VAN BUREN — A man’s body was found near a Van Buren recycling box near the intersections of Ash and Cherry streets Wednesday morning, according to the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office. The man, whose name was being withheld pending family notification, was...

Findlay may study alternative fuels for city vehicles

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER The city fueled by one of the country’s largest petroleum companies may soon examine alternative ways to run some of its vehicles. Findlay City Council approved a resolution Tuesday that allows officials to seek a grant of up to $50,000 from the...

It’s back to school for officers, too

By ALLISON REAMER STAFF WRITER Students, faculty and staff aren’t the only ones going back to school today. Tim Saltzman and Kreg Sheets, who are Hancock County sheriff’s deputies and school resource officers, are also heading back to ensure the safety of students and...
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