Shiv Gupta makes major donation to University of Findlay

Shiv Gupta, a retired University of Findlay economics and marketing professor, has made a major donation toward construction of the Center for Student Life and College of Business building on campus, the university announced Wednesday. The size of the donation was not disclosed....

Drug task force, police search Findlay house

Local law enforcement authorities found guns and drug paraphernalia during a search Wednesday night at 212 Laquineo St. The Hancock County METRICH Drug Task Force, with the assistance of the Findlay Police Department, entered the residence at 6:47 p.m. A search of the home turned...

‘We the People’ team wins state title again

Findlay High School’s “We the People” civics team won first place in the 29th annual We the People state championship last Friday at the Ohio Statehouse. Findlay has won the state title 15 consecutive years and 25 out of the 29 state championships. The team now...

Jury convicts man of domestic violence

By ALLISON REAMER STAFF WRITER A Hancock County jury found a Findlay man guilty of domestic violence this week. Kevin E. Bibbs Sr., 57, was found guilty of the third-degree felony during a one-day trial on Monday. The jury deliberated a little over an hour before returning the...

Wilder retiring as Marathon’s general counsel

J. Michael Wilder, vice president, general counsel and secretary, will retire from Marathon Petroleum Corp. effective March 1. Suzanne Gagle, currently an assistant general counsel, will assume the role of vice president and general counsel, and Molly Benson, also an assistant...

Enrollment underway for farm safety net programs

Farmers who chose coverage from safety net programs established by the 2014 Farm Bill, including Agriculture Risk Coverage or Price Loss Coverage programs, can begin signing contracts at Farm Service Agency county offices. Enrollment will continue until Aug. 1. Coverage will be...

Red Cross helps more fire victims

By ALLISON REAMER STAFF WRITER The American Red Cross is assisting two more people who lost their homes when a fire tore through the downtown Gibbs Building on Friday. The Red Cross is now working with a total of 30 people, according to Red Cross Executive Director Todd James. On...

Hancock County to spend $1.4M on roads, bridges

By DENISE GRANT STAFF WRITER Hancock County will spend about $1.4 million on road and bridge improvements in 2016. The county commissioners approved the county engineer’s plans on Tuesday. A total of 11.25 miles of county roadways will be resurfaced this year, including: A...
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