GOP candidates to speak Friday

Republican candidates for Hancock County commissioner and the 1st District seat in the Ohio Senate will speak at the party’s First Friday Luncheon. Sen. Cliff Hite will face two challengers in the May 6 primary: Milo Schaffner of Van Wert; and Corey Shankleton of Kunkle. In...

LaRiche staff wins award

LaRiche Chevrolet Cadillac’s new car/truck sales staffers Pat Faeth, Jennie Collazo-Reinhard, Jim Welch and Todd Steen have achieved the 2013 GM Mark of Excellence award for superior customer satisfaction, outstanding sales volume and extraordinary product knowledge. Cooper...

State spends $1.3M to clear county roads

By GENNA NEWMAN FREED STAFF WRITER With $1,304,224, you could buy over 1.3 million candy bars. Or, you could buy one winter’s worth of road clearing on Hancock County’s major highways. The Ohio Department of Transportation reports that it took 11,272 tons of salt and...

Insurance agent retires after 57 years

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER McCOMB — When he recalls his most rewarding moments in 57 years as an insurance agent, Ray Hoverman’s eyes well up in tears and his voice cracks. “The most rewarding would be, settling a claim where somebody had a huge loss. Their...

Duplex damaged in weekend fire

A Friday night duplex fire at 105 S. Cory St. caused an estimated $29,000 in damage, the Findlay Fire Department reported Saturday. The owner of the building, Nancy Sites of Bloomdale, is believed to be insured, firefighters said. Twenty-eight firefighters responded to the blaze,...

Woman hurt in city accident

A Tiffin woman sustained non-life threatening injuries when her vehicle was rear-ended in the 1200 block of Tiffin Avenue at about 4:50 p.m. Saturday, Findlay Police Department reported. Rhiannon Bradner, 31, stopped her 2002 Mercury Mountaineer in the center eastbound lane and...

Two hurt in Saturday crash

McGUFFEY — Two McGuffey men sustained non-life threatening injuries in a single-vehicle rollover crash on Ohio 195 near Hardin County 90, north of McGuffey at 4:22 p.m. Saturday, the Findlay post of the State Highway Patrol reported. Roger A. Parkins, 22, was driving a 2001...

Public Meetings

The following public meetings will be held this week in the Findlay area: TUESDAY Findlay school board, 7:30 a.m., Superintendent’s Office at 1100 Broad Ave., to revise the school calendar because of calamity days. Findlay City Council, 7:30 p.m., council chambers,...
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