Cooper Tire extends stock repurchase program

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co.’s board of directors has extended and increased its share repurchase program by authorizing the repurchase of up to $200 million of the company’s outstanding common stock through Dec. 31, 2017. The $200 million authorization replaces the...

Board happy with recovery house reception

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER Almost six months after addiction recovery houses opened in Findlay, the board in charge of them is reporting no major problems. Residents in each house, one for men at 515 W. Melrose Ave. and one for women at 605 W. Hardin St., have gotten a warm...

‘Stepping Up’ initiative receives county support

By DENISE GRANT STAFF WRITER Hancock County may be in line to receive federal money to help people with mental illnesses get treatment and avoid jail. On Tuesday, the Hancock County commissioners voted to join the “Stepping Up” initiative, which provides grant money...

Sprague’s ‘right to try’ bill passed

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER The Ohio House passed a bill Tuesday that will give Ohioans “the right to try” if it’s signed into law. Crafted by state Rep. Robert Sprague, R-Findlay, House Bill 290 would allow Ohio residents suffering from a terminal illness to try...

Findlay seeking comments on downtown plan

The city of Findlay is seeking written public comments on improvements planned for pedestrian traffic on Main and Cory streets. Written comments regarding the projects may be sent to: City of Findlay, Attention: Main Street/Cory Street Improvements, 318 Dorney Plaza, Room 310,...

Man, grandson hurt in accident

A Findlay man and his grandson were injured in a single-vehicle accident on Clifton Avenue Tuesday night. Findlay police said Joseph Yambor, 53, was driving west in the 500 block of Clifton at 8:21 p.m. when he struck a parked car, which caused his car to flip onto its top....

‘Homework Hero!’ weekend scheduled

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER NORTH BALTIMORE — North Baltimore school officials are giving the district’s students and parents a long timeout. But it’s for a good cause. This timeout is intended to give families a weekend to spend more time with each other....

Putnam County sheriff to be sworn in today

OTTAWA — Timothy I. Meyer will take the oath of office as Putnam County sheriff from Judge Randall Basinger at 10:30 a.m. today in the common pleas court in the county courthouse. Meyer was named Feb. 10 by the Putnam County Republican Central and Executive Committees to...
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