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Blaze damages kitchen at home near Van Buren

VAN BUREN — Scented wax being heated on a stove started a fire that damaged a kitchen Friday at 1132 Allen Township 229, Van Buren, according to Allen Township Fire Chief Gary Hickman. The fire was reported by the homeowner, Jeffrey Souder, who was home at the time, Hickman...

Findlay fire captain pleads not guilty

A Findlay Fire Department captain who was charged with drunken driving last week has pleaded not guilty to the charge in Findlay Municipal Court. Barry A. Sauber, of Findlay, pleaded not guilty to the first-degree misdemeanor offense in Findlay Municipal Court this week,...

One-vehicle crash hurts Findlay man

VAN BUREN — A Findlay man was injured Thursday night in a one-vehicle crash east of Van Buren, the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office reports. Adam Settlemire, 35, of Findlay, was driving a 2011 Chevrolet Silverado east on Allen Township 218, west of Allen Township 229,...

Tiffin Avenue crash injures 1

A Findlay woman was injured in a two-vehicle Tiffin Avenue crash on Thursday, according to the Findlay Police Department. One driver, Vickie Ray, 64, was taken to Blanchard Valley Hospital by Hanco Ambulance with minor injuries, police said. The other driver, Kylie Arebaugh, 26,...

BG Council member picked for House seat

COLUMBUS — An Ohio House Republican screening panel has picked Theresa Charters Gavarone, a Bowling Green councilwoman, to complete Tim Brown’s term as state representative for Ohio’s 3rd House District. Brown, R-Bowling Green, is resigning as state...

WITH VIDEO: Pokemon game keeping Findlay on the go

By KEVIN BEAN STAFF WRITER “Hello there! Welcome to the world of Pokemon! My name is Oak! People call me the Pokemon Prof! This world is inhabited by creatures called Pokemon!” These are the words that created a generation of Pokemon “trainers” back in...

Elks Lodge plans second clubhouse

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER Findlay Elks Lodge will be adding a second clubhouse at 900 W. Melrose Ave., the former Northridge Swim and Tennis Club, by next April for Elks activities. At 6,935 square feet, it will be over twice the size of the existing clubhouse, said Kevin...

Ohio Supreme Court candidate stops here

Pat DeWine wants to become a justice on Ohio’s Supreme Court, but that would not make his power equal to that of state legislators, he told The Courier during a visit to Findlay on Thursday. DeWine, a Republican and the son of Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine, is a judge...
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