Ethics commission, former Rawson mayor settle

RAWSON — As part of a settlement agreement with the Ohio Ethics Commission, former Rawson Mayor Corey Miracle has acknowledged he violated ethics laws when he approved village payments that were made to him for Rawson improvement projects. The settlement was accepted by...

Greenhouse proposal discussed

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER CAREY — A greenhouse constructed at the Carey school site on South Vance Street will cost much less than a state proposal, Superintendent Mike Wank told the school board Monday. He said the district could build a larger greenhouse than the...

Village to start up police canine unit

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER McCOMB — An anonymous donor will fund the creation of a canine unit for the McComb Police Department, Village Council heard Monday. According to council members, the donor will provide $25,000 to $30,000 to establish a trust fund that will pay...

County wildlife officer named

FINDLAY — State Wildlife Officer Eric VonAlmen has been assigned as the state wildlife officer in Hancock County, according to the state Department of Natural Resources news release. VonAlmen is a 2004 graduate of Columbus Grove High School. In 2009, he received an...

City offers dispatcher exams

The Findlay Civil Service Commission has scheduled a police dispatcher examination. Applications will be available beginning today and may be obtained from the Civil Service Commission office or the mayor’s office in the Findlay Municipal Building, or at findlayohio.com...

Juvenile Court cases ‘more complicated’

By ALLISON REAMER Staff Writer Hancock County Juvenile Court last year saw a slight decline in the number of cases filed, but the severity of cases continued to increase, Judge Kristen Johnson said. In 2014, 1,417 cases were filed, compared to 1,491 in 2013. “It...

Findlay man injured in accident

A Findlay motorist was hurt in a two-vehicle accident on Ohio 12 in Union Township at 3:32 p.m. Friday, authorities reported. Thomas Eubanks, 43, was taken with non-incapacitating injuries to Blanchard Valley Hospital. According to the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office,...

Man arrested following traffic stop

A Columbus man was arrested on drug charges following a traffic stop on Interstate 75 in Hancock County last week. The Findlay post of the State Highway Patrol reported James E. Armour, 65, is being held in the Hancock County jail on two counts of possession of schedule II drugs,...
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