Weekend Doctor

By DR. RICK D. WATSON Electronic cigarettes, or e-cigarettes, are a type of electronic nicotine delivery system that is battery operated and heats a liquid, usually propylene glycol or glycerine, along with flavoring agents and nicotine, to create an aerosol for inhalation known...

Weekend: Mental Health Moment

By NANCY J. STEPHANI Relationship issues continue to challenge all of us. I tell folks that none of us was issued a deserted island at birth, so we are meant to live in relationships. But it can be hard. Luckily, there are many who have gone before us and people to help. There is...

Weekend: Get Out!

Events BEGINNER CROSS-COUNTRY SKI WORKSHOPS Jan. 16, 23 and 30 Cross-country ski workshops will be held at Riverbend Recreation Area on Saturdays in January if there is enough snow. Participants are to meet at Shelter 3. Workshops will cover the basic fundamentals, including...

Commissioner: It’s the right time to hand over flood-control project

Chris Oaks spoke with Hancock County Commissioner Phil Riegle. Q: The commissioners have now joined the City of Findlay in formally requesting the Maumee Conservancy District to assume oversight of the Blanchard River flood-mitigation project. Why now? A: Clearly, the conservancy...

Hunting accident victim identified

McCOMB — The Hancock County Sheriff’s Office has identified a man who suffered a fatal gunshot wound while hunting Thursday in a field east of McComb. Kevin G. Myers, 51, of McComb, was found in a field on the east side of Portage Township 135, just south of Ohio 613...

Marathon Petroleum senior VP retiring

Richard D. Bedell, senior vice president of refining for Marathon Petroleum Corp., will retire effective March 1. Raymond L. Brooks, currently general manager of Marathon’s Galveston Bay refinery in Texas City, Texas, will replace Bedell. Bedell joined Marathon in 1979 and...

Ottawa man faces 12th OVI charge

An Ottawa man has been arrested and charged with drunken driving for the 12th time, according to the Bowling Green post of the State Highway Patrol. Robert Torres, 53, of Ottawa, was arrested Dec. 25 on Miami Street in Toledo, the patrol said. Torres was charged with a felony...

Ohio 12 crash injures woman

FOSTORIA — A Tiffin woman was injured in an accident early Friday on Ohio 12 near Washington Township 262, just west of Fostoria, the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office reported. Kelly Davidson, 33, of Tiffin, was traveling west on Ohio 12 in a 2010 Toyota Corolla when...
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