GOP working to fill vacant jobs

By ALLISON REAMER STAFF WRITER The Hancock County Republican Party will be reviewing candidates to fill the vacant seats of county prosecutor and commissioner over the next few weeks, party Chairman Jim Baker said. Earlier this month, Prosecutor Mark Miller was appointed by Gov....

Police wind up school threat probe

By DANAE KING STAFF WRITER A school shooting threat posted on social media by two Findlay High School girls last week has been categorized as disorderly conduct after a Findlay police investigation. The Police Department finished its investigation Tuesday and sent its findings to...

Five people indicted by county grand jury

By ALLISON REAMER STAFF WRITER A Findlay man was indicted by a Hancock County grand jury on Tuesday for robbing another city man last week. Trae T. Cusac, 24, was charged with robbery, a second-degree felony. On Sept. 11 in Findlay, Cusac allegedly harmed a Findlay man while...

Fostoria tables zoning change request

By BRIAN BOHNERT FOR THE COURIER FOSTORIA — Fostoria City Council on Tuesday pumped the brakes on plans to open a short-term campsite near the rail park. Council voted 5-0 to table a request by the Fostoria Rail Preservation Society to rezone 420 Columbus Ave. to allow...

Woman injured in Findlay accident

An Ada woman was taken to Blanchard Valley Hospital following a one-vehicle accident on Lima Avenue Tuesday afternoon. Findlay police reported Peggy S. Gibson, 49, was eastbound on Lima Avenue at 3:44 p.m. when she suffered an apparent medical problem and lost control of her...

DeHaven pleads guilty to felonies

LIMA — A longtime Findlay and Lima businessman pleaded guilty Monday to seven felony charges, the Lima News reported. Tim DeHaven, majority owner of DeHaven Home and Garden Showplace, agreed to enter a diversion program Monday at a hearing in Allen County Common Pleas...

Gunshot report prompts lockdown

Findlay’s Whittier Primary School, at 733 Wyandot St., went on a “level one lockdown” Tuesday after two students thought they heard a gunshot outside the school, according to Findlay police. The incident was reported to police around 1:44 p.m. and the school was...

Hancock property values increase

Average residential property values in Hancock County increased nearly 8 percent in the latest six-year revaluation, County Auditor Charity Rauschenberg’s office said Monday. Real estate taxes are on based on property values. Rauschenberg said the new property values for...
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