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Firm plans to offer curbside recycling

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER Larry Lundy, owner of G.I.B.S. Sanitation Service in Fostoria, told the Hancock County commissioners Thursday that the company plans to offer a curbside recycling service in Hancock County next year. The company has received a grant from the Ottawa...

School parents warned about Facebook threat

By BRIAN BOHNERT FOR THE COURIER FOSTORIA — Parents were warned Thursday after an individual in a clown outfit made online threats referring to Fostoria Intermediate Elementary School. In a voicemail sent to parents Thursday afternoon, Principal Tera Matz said she received...

Findlay woman injured Thursday in three-vehicle crash

A Findlay woman was injured Thursday morning in a three-vehicle, chain-reaction crash in the 2100 block of Bright Road. Crystal Foster, 32, was taken by Hanco Ambulance to Blanchard Valley Hospital following the 6:57 a.m. crash, the Findlay Police Department reported. She...

Three hurt in one-car crash

ARCADIA — Three people were injured in a single-vehicle crash early Wednesday north of Arcadia on Washington Township 218, east of Washington Township 243, the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office reported. The driver, Rafeel R. Evans, 31, of Cygnet, suffered...

One hurt in Main Street crash

A Hancock Street man was injured in a two-vehicle accident Wednesday morning in the 900 block of South Main Street. Findlay police reported that Christopher Matejka, 25, was taken to the emergency room at Blanchard Valley Hospital by Hanco Ambulance following the 9:35 a.m....

Findlay man pleads guilty, sentenced for killing wife

By ALLISON REAMER STAFF WRITER A Findlay man pleaded guilty Wednesday and was sentenced to 20 years to life in prison for fatally shooting his estranged wife in June. Onelio Almeida, 63, pleaded guilty in Hancock County Common Pleas Court to charges relating to the death of...

University gets $1M donation

By DANAE KING STAFF WRITER Christian students at the University of Findlay will soon have a dedicated place for fellowship on campus. A $1 million check, presented to the university Wednesday by the TLB Foundation, will provide for a TLB Foundation Christian Leadership Room...

Area woman killed in Ohio 15 accident

A rural Findlay woman was killed and an Arlington woman was seriously injured when their car collided with a van Wednesday morning on Ohio 15, southeast of Findlay. The Findlay post of the State Highway Patrol said Roberta Peterson, 71, was taken to Blanchard Valley Hospital,...
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