Former teacher resentenced in Putnam County

By RYAN DUNN STAFF WRITER OTTAWA — A Putnam County judge on Tuesday again sentenced Jeremy Stober to more than a decade in prison for sex crimes with students. The former Kalida High School teacher returned to Putnam County Common Pleas Court, where he was sentenced for the...

WITH VIDEO: Man brandishing knife robs Findlay gas station

(Video via Findlay Police Department) A man brandishing a knife robbed the Mobil gas station at 1301 N. Main St. on Tuesday night, Findlay police reported. The holdup was reported at 8:49 p.m. Police said the male robber was wearing a black mask with a skull design over the face,...

Truck accident injures driver, blocks Ohio 613

McCOMB — A Perrysburg man was injured Tuesday when the tractor-trailer he was driving rolled over on Ohio 613, between McComb and Van Buren. Paul Richter, 58, was taken to Wood County Hospital in Bowling Green by McComb Emergency Medical Service, the Hancock County...

Water leak damages Bluffton Town Hall

BLUFFTON — A water leak has closed Bluffton Town Hall for business at least through the end of the week, Bluffton Police Chief Rick Skilliter said Tuesday night. The third-floor leak caused damage through the building, which has lost its telephone system and Internet,...

Hancock Park District to tear down buildings

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER A cabin at Blanchard River Nature Preserve, near Mount Blanchard, will be demolished, the Hancock Park District board decided Tuesday. Gary Pruitt, director of the park district, requested the action because of the building’s condition, because it...

NB Council may adjust sewer rates

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer NORTH BALTIMORE — Responding to public criticism of a recent hike in sewer rates, North Baltimore Council may adjust its rate structure. During an informal committee-of-the-whole session Tuesday, Village Council pondered options to ease the...

Findlay motorist dies after crash

A Findlay motorist has died following a weekend traffic crash on Tiffin Avenue, the Findlay Police Department reported. Rainer Mueller, 61, died at 7:32 p.m. Monday at Blanchard Valley Hospital, according to police. An autopsy was ordered. Police responded to the accident at 6:56...

WITH VIDEO: Ceremony honors fallen officers

By RYAN DUNN STAFF WRITER Law enforcement officials on Monday solemnly remembered those killed in the line of duty. About 75 people gathered at Findlay’s St. Andrew’s United Methodist Church gymnasium for the annual ceremony honoring the six Hancock County law...
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