Coroner: Murder victim was shot multiple times

By RYAN DUNN staff writer In a report released Monday, the Hancock County coroner ruled Joe Gutierrez III’s death last fall was a homicide. Gutierrez, 34, of Findlay, died minutes after he was shot multiple times on Nov. 8 in Findlay, according to a report from Dr. Mark...

FHS wins state competition

Findlay High School was named the state champion in a constitutional law competition. Findlay High School students competed in the “We The People: The Citizen and the Constitution” competition in Columbus last weekend with nearly 150 other schools. Students from the...

Drunken driver sentenced for crash that caused power outage

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer MOUNT CORY — A Findlay motorist whose intoxication level was three times the legal limit was sentenced for a traffic accident that caused a power outage in the Mount Cory vicinity last July. Livier B. Velazquez, 56, was fined $450 for driving...

Carey mayor highlights village’s business growth

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER CAREY — In the annual “state of the village” address, Carey Mayor Steve Smalley highlighted plans by Continental Structural Plastics to invest more than $18 million in a new paint area at the plant and other improvements which will add...

NB manufacturer awarded tax credit

North Baltimore — Continental Structural Plastics, North Baltimore, will be adding 56 full-time jobs at an average pay of $26,785 per year. The company was awarded a 50-percent, six-year job creation tax credit for the promised job expansion, the State Development Services...

Another cold wave arrives

By GENNA NEWMAN and ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITERS After digging out from several inches of snow this weekend, area residents will have to battle blowing snow and another blast of frigid air the next couple of days. The National Weather Service issued a wind chill advisory and...

Findlay could see record-setting lows

If the weather forecasters are correct, Findlay will see a record-low temperature tonight, and maybe on Tuesday, too. The National Weather Service predicts tonight’s low temperature in Findlay will be around 14 degrees below zero. WTOL-TV meteorologist Robert Shiels, who...

VB board to consider bond issue

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER The Van Buren school board will vote today on whether to place a $29 million bond issue before voters to finance building improvements. The bond issue would be the largest in the district’s history and would appear on the May 6 ballot if approved...
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