Findlay woman hurt in accident

BLUFFTON — A Findlay woman was injured in a single-vehicle accident near Bluffton at 10:34 p.m. Thursday. Autumn Mendoza, 27, was transported to Blanchard Valley Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, according to the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office. Mendoza was...

Two Findlay men face drug charges

Two Findlay residents were recently charged with selling marijuana. Bryan D. Bissell, 39, was charged with two counts of trafficking in marijuana, both fifth-degree felonies. On June 2 and June 25 in Findlay, Bissell allegedly sold less than 200 grams of marijuana. Brandon J....

Report card: Area schools get grades

By DANAE KING STAFF WRITER After state report cards were released Thursday, Findlay City Schools officials decided to continue a focus on students with disabilities. Students with disabilities was the district’s worst category on the state report card. During the 2014-2015...

WITH VIDEO: Blaze destroys Findlay house

Findlay firefighters battled a blaze that destroyed a house Thursday at 258 Sierra Court, on the east side of Findlay. The fire was reported by the homeowner about 4:45 p.m., according to Capt. Jeff Rampe. No injuries were reported. Linda J. Savieo is the homeowner, according to...

Hancock County buys three cars for sheriff’s office

Hancock County commissioners approved the purchase of three cars for use by the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office on Thursday. The total cost of the vehicles, purchased from Taylor Volkswagen, Findlay, was $37,500. Purchased were one 2015 Volkswagen Passat and two 2014...

Findlay woman wins BMV license plate contest

The Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles has named Katherine Wells of Findlay as this quarter’s winner of its “What’s on Your Plate?” contest. Wells’ plate on her 2014 Kia Soul reads “MIKEYA” in honor of her late brother, Michael Erbland of...

Heminger to succeed Usher as Marathon board chairman

Thomas J. Usher, chairman of the board of Marathon Petroleum Corp., announced Wednesday he will retire following the company’s annual shareholders meeting on April 27. The board has elected Gary R. Heminger, the company’s president and chief executive officer, to...

Whitsons donate $520K to university

The University of Findlay has received a $520,000 donation from Findlay entrepreneurs George and Shirlee Whitson for the new Center for Student Life and College of Business building and the university’s hospitality management program. “George and Shirlee have made a...
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