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Winter storm watch issued

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch for the region, from late Saturday night through early Monday morning. Eight to 10 inches of snow are possible from the storm — most of it falling on Sunday — along with northerly winds gusting up to 30 mph....

‘Travel is all about new discoveries’

Chris Oaks spoke with Lee Abbamonte, travel expert and adventure-seeker. Q: With Monday being Groundhog Day, that will get many people thinking about spring. But for those who just can’t wait, what is your favorite warm-weather getaway destination? A: In my top 10 list this...

Arson suspect pleads insanity

By ALLISON REAMER STAFF WRITER A Findlay man has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity to charges that he started an August fire, destroying a long-standing city flower shop and damaging neighboring homes. Bryant Smith, 20, is charged with two second-degree felony counts of...

Child task force invitation under consideration

By DENISE GRANT STAFF WRITER Hancock County’s director of Job and Family Services said the agency will consider an invitation to serve on a newly-formed community task force on child abuse and neglect. Diana Hoover, who was named director in the fall, said the task force...

Sheriff provides tips for Super Bowl parties

The Hancock County Sheriff’s Office, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the NFL are leading a “Fans Don’t Let Fans Drive Drunk” campaign in conjunction with Sunday night’s Super Bowl. According to the safety administration, 10,228...

One person hurt in Findlay crash

Findlay police responded to a two-vehicle injury accident on North Main Street in downtown Findlay shortly after 5 p.m. Thursday. Cadence Ramey, 10, of Findlay, was injured and taken to Blanchard Valley Hospital by Hanco Ambulance, according to police. Ramey was a passenger in a...

Findlay firefighters douse house blaze

Findlay firefighters were called to a house fire at 233 Elm St. after 8 p.m. Thursday. Neighbors called 9-1-1 after they saw flames from the home. A neighbor also said she heard the home’s “window explode.” Neighbors said they believed the residents were not...

Marathon’s donation buys iPads, laptops

By ABBEY NICKEL STAFF WRITER Findlay middle school students will begin using some of the technology purchased with a Marathon Petroleum Corp. grant in classrooms this spring. Arriving this week are 250 iPads, 36 laptop computers, and probes that will help students analyze data,...
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