Schools awarded wellness grant

City and county school officials hope a pilot nutrition and exercise program will help “Crunch out Obesity” among schoolchildren. Findlay City Schools and the Hancock County Educational Service Center were awarded a $10,000 grant from the United Way of Hancock County...

Agents raid Talk ‘n’ Win

A Findlay business authorities believe may be illegally running a casino was raided by state agents Thursday. Officials raided Talk ‘n’ Win, 7525 Patriot Drive, as part of an investigation of the chain. Authorities will determine whether machines paid cash prizes to...

Sex trafficking arrests made in Bluffton

BLUFFTON — A Findlay resident was arrested for solicitation after the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office conducted an undercover operation in Bluffton on Wednesday. The sheriff’s office reported that Cody Goshe, of Findlay, was one of four people arrested as a...

Tree memorializes addiction deaths

An “angel tree” memorializing those killed by drug addiction now greets visitors of the Findlay Municipal Building. The display will raise awareness of the drug problem for city residents, said Tia Spearman. Spearman, a recovering heroin and cocaine user, said she...

County health official hopeful about merger

By DENISE GRANT STAFF WRITER Dr. Greg Arnette, Hancock County’s health commissioner, said he’s hopeful about the plan to combine the city and county health departments. “It sounds like the plan is finally making headway,” said Arnette, who has witnessed...

Claims in Cooper suit dismissed

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. and would-be buyer Apollo Tyres, of India, appear to be done with their legal wrangling after last year’s failed deal. Both sides agreed to dismiss their claims and counterclaims in an order signed Wednesday by Delaware...

Man charged in connection with police shooting of dog

A Findlay resident has been charged following the city police shooting of a dog. Keith E. Thompson, 74, faces a minor misdemeanor charge for allowing dogs to run loose on Dec. 3 near the 900 block of Putnam Street. Thompson was responsible for watching two dogs, a pit bull mix...

Board OKs contract for new windows

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER ARCADIA — A Bellevue firm was awarded a contract Wednesday to replace Arcadia school buildings’ aging windows. Capital Aluminum and Glass submitted the lone bid, which included a base bid of $435,000. Alternative packages could be added....
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