City may file charges after dog shooting

By DENISE GRANT STAFF WRITER The trouble may not be over for the owner of a dog shot and killed by a Findlay police captain last week. Police Chief Greg Horne has asked the city law director’s office to consider filing charges against Keith Thompson, a friend of dog owner...

Council considers sick pay question

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER Findlay City Council’s Appropriations Committee on Tuesday tabled a recommendation on how to compensate outgoing Fire Chief Tom Lonyo for his unused sick time. Lonyo, 46, is leaving the Fire Department for a safety-related job at Marathon Petroleum...

Ralphie’s plans to relocate

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER Ralphie’s Sports Eatery, 1523 Broad Ave., will be moving to the former Ponderosa Steak House building at 730 Trenton Ave. in March. Ralphie’s will close the sale of its Broad Avenue property to Speedway by the end of December, said Rob...

HPD planning to offer more river services

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER An expansion of canoeing and kayaking offerings on the Blanchard River was approved by the Hancock Park District board on Tuesday. The changes include: A new service, “Blanchard River Challenge,” will be available in April and May. The...

Court hears arguments in L-B teacher appeal

By RYAN DUNN staff writer LIMA — Mark Badertscher’s future at Liberty-Benton School will now be decided by an appeals court. Judges with the 3rd District Court of Appeals in Lima on Tuesday heard arguments about the former Liberty-Benton teacher’s employment....

Michigan man injured in Interstate 75 crash

One person was taken to the hospital following a three-vehicle accident on northbound Interstate 75, just south of Findlay, at about 11:54 a.m. Tuesday. According to the Findlay post of the State Highway Patrol, Robert Whitelaw, 76, of Brighton, Michigan, was driving a 2005 Ford...

Wanted: favorite Christmas memories

Do you have a favorite Christmas memory? The Courier is again asking readers to write about their favorite holiday memories and send them in so they can be shared with others. Readers’ recollections will be published before Christmas. Contributors are asked to describe a...

Police, owner differ over dog shooting

By RYAN DUNN STAFF WRITER Findlay police say a dog that was shot and killed by a department captain was acting aggressively in a city neighborhood. The dog’s owner, however, claims the animal was peacefully returning home. Capt. Sean Young was driving at about 5:15 p.m....
↑ Back to Top ↑