Man arrested for firing gun

A Toledo man was arrested in the 100 block of Monroe Avenue overnight for shooting a gun within the city limits, according to the Findlay Police Department. Terrell Evans, 29, was arrested for discharging a firearm within the city limits, a misdemeanor of the fourth-degree, and...

Assessments for ditch project due

Property owners along the Beach Joint County Ditch in Hancock and Hardin counties have until Friday to pay assessments levied for ditch maintenance performed in 2013. The deadline was Monday, but was extended to Friday by the Hancock County commissioners due to the Columbus Day...

Area farmer found dead in field

UPPER SANDUSKY — An autopsy will be performed on a rural Upper Sandusky man who was found dead in a field next to his combine Tuesday evening. Timothy A. Swinehart, 53, 5147 Township Highway 59, Upper Sandusky, was pronounced dead at the scene by Wyandot County Coroner Dr....

K9 units get refresher course at fairgrounds

By ALLISON REAMER STAFF WRITER K9 unit handlers and their four-legged partners from across the state got the chance to refresh their skills during a free training seminar held this week at the Hancock County Fairgrounds. About 25 units, including agencies from Findlay, Fostoria...

Capitol Xmas tree to stop here

The U.S. Capitol Christmas tree will stop in Findlay on Nov. 16. The tree will be trucked from Chugach National Forest in Seward, Alaska, to Washington, D.C. Area residents will be able to see the tree during a stop in front of the Hancock County Courthouse from 9 a.m. to 9:30...

HPD to seek 0.8-mill replacement levy

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER Hancock County voters will be asked to approve an 0.8-mill, eight-year replacement levy for park district operations on the March 15 primary ballot. The board approved several resolutions related to the levy request Tuesday, including accepting county...

Arts Partnership meets with council

The Arts Partnership of Greater Hancock County thanked Findlay City Council members for funding some of its educational programming during a council Appropriations Committee meeting Tuesday. “Today we just wanted to say thank you,” said Arts Partnership Executive...

Courier seeks ‘audit’ over city tax practice

The Courier on Tuesday filed a complaint with the state Auditor’s Office seeking a “sunshine audit” of the Findlay tax administrator’s practice of granting deferrals and installments of owed and overpaid city income taxes. The state Auditor’s...
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