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Corps answers more questions

The Army Corps of Engineers has released a video answering more questions from last week’s public meeting about the draft flood-control plan for the Blanchard River in Hancock County. Officials from the corps spent nearly two hours on April 22 answering questions from a...

County promises better security at juvenile court

By DENISE GRANT Staff Writer Hancock County commissioners on Thursday promised a quick response to calls for better security for the juvenile and probate court. The commissioners met with Judge Kristen Johnson to discuss making the court more secure. A physical security...

Cooper completes technology work

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. announced Thursday that it has completed work to develop advanced tire technology funded by a $1.5 million federal grant. According to a press release from Cooper, the grant — awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Energy...

Pedestrian hurt in morning crash

BENTON RIDGE — A pedestrian was injured when he was hit by a van at 4:20 a.m. Thursday in Benton Ridge. Earnest Mcloud, 53, of Benton Ridge, was taken by Hanco Ambulance to Blanchard Valley Hospital, according to the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office. He was hit while...

Marathon announces stock split

Marathon Petroleum Corp. on Wednesday declared both a common stock dividend and a 2-for-1 stock split. The dividend will be 50 cents per share, on a pre-split basis. The dividend is payable June 10 to shareholders of record on May 20. The 2-for-1 stock split will be distributed...

Refinery workers bring protests back to Marathon’s headquarters

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER First, the three striking union workers from Marathon Petroleum Corp.’s Texas refinery stood outside Marathon’s corporate headquarters, shouting that their employer was spurning safety. Then, the three left other protesting workers behind and...

Downtown business owners upset by loss of parking spots

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER Business owners in the 100 block of Findlay’s East Sandusky Street say they are losing customers since on-street parking spaces vanished during construction of a nearby Marathon Petroleum Corp. parking garage. Several parking spaces have...

Ryan Doe promoted to police lieutenant

The Findlay Police Department has a new lieutenant. Sgt. Ryan Doe was sworn in as a lieutenant by Mayor Lydia Mihalik at the Findlay Municipal Building this week. Doe has served as a sergeant since July 2000, and worked in the patrol division. Prior to his promotion, Doe...
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