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Findlay man charged with assaulting sheriff’s deputies

A Hancock County grand jury on Tuesday indicted a Findlay man on charges of assaulting two sheriff’s deputies. Andrew P. Huffman, 24, of Findlay, allegedly harmed Deputy Shane Leeth and Deputy Thomas Miller on Thursday in Amanda Township. Both counts are fourth-degree...

Man killed in Hardin accident

ROUNDHEAD — A Harrod man was killed early Tuesday when his sport utility vehicle struck a tractor-trailer head-on, north of Roundhead. Brian Stolzenburg, 29, of Harrod, was driving a Ford Explorer west on Ohio 67, east of Ohio 235, at 3:25 a.m. when he drove left of center...

Hit-and-run accident injures Fostoria woman

VAN BUREN — A Fostoria woman was injured in a hit-and-run accident on Ohio 613 in northern Hancock County on Tuesday afternoon. Tanya Waltermyer, 35, was taken by Hanco Ambulance to Blanchard Valley Hospital, the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office reported. The...

Groom, friend killed in crash on wedding day

UPPER SANDUSKY (AP) — A Galion man was killed on his wedding day when a pickup truck carrying him, his new wife and friends crashed. Friends and family were mourning the deaths of Andrew Bloomfield, 27, and his 26-year-old friend Elizabeth Shelton, who were killed Sunday in...

Tiffin ice skating rink approved

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER TIFFIN — Seneca County commissioners gave verbal approval Tuesday to a group wanting to install an ice skating rink on the former courthouse property in Tiffin. The rink would be available for public use during December and January. Commissioners...

Cooper thrived as competitors failed

EDITOR’S NOTE: Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. this year is marking its 100th anniversary. In the third part of a four-part series, Courier business reporter Lou Wilin takes a close look at the company’s successes and struggles over the years. By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER...

Ivan Gorr’s big bet paid off

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER The recession-riddled early 1980s were tough for most industries. Business was hard to come by and, even when a company had struck a deal, it worried about whether the customer would pay. Former Cooper Tire subsidiary Cooper Industrial Products had that...

School building issue before L-B voters

By MICHAEL BURWELL STAFF WRITER Liberty-Benton School District Superintendent Jim Kanable wasn’t ready to go back to voters with another proposed school construction issue, after a 6.5-mill, 35-year proposal was turned down last year. But after hearing the opinions of...
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