Findlay residents face drug charges

Two Findlay residents have been indicted on separate drug charges. Lesley E. Hernandez, 36, was charged with two counts of marijuana trafficking and one count of heroin trafficking, all fifth-degree felonies. Hernandez allegedly sold less than 200 grams of marijuana on April 23...

Patrol arrests 2 for drug possession

Two West Virginia residents were arrested for drug possession on Interstate 75, according to the State Highway Patrol. Findlay troopers pulled over a 2014 Chevrolet Malibu with Tennessee registration for speeding at 2:20 a.m. Thursday near the U.S. 224 exit in Findlay. They...

City outlines capital improvement plans

By JOY BROWN STAFF WRITER An expanded capital improvements list for this year is awaiting Findlay City Council’s approval. Proposed at a Thursday meeting of council’s Appropriations Committee, the administrative wish list, if approved, would allow for nearly $4...

Murder suspects facing trial dates

By RYAN DUNN staff writer Trial dates have been set for two Findlay men charged with murder in the death of Joe Gutierrez III. Ralph G. Harris III, 20, and Montre O. Robinson, 21, on Thursday returned to Hancock County Common Pleas Court for hearings in their cases. Harris is...

Flu outbreak may have peaked locally

By DENISE GRANT STAFF WRITER Health officials are watching the statistics, but it appears this season’s influenza outbreak may have peaked, according to numbers collected by the Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta, Ga. “It looks like an earlier peak than usual,...

Poet Biorefining official critical of rule changes

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER More income will go to oil refiners and less to farmers because of a new federal rule reducing the amount of ethanol blended with gasoline, a Poet Biorefining official said Thursday. Within weeks, the federal Environmental Protection Agency is expected...

Treatment center plans taking shape

By RYAN DUNN staff writer Hancock County’s drug abuse task force on Thursday outlined plans for a residential treatment center on Crystal Avenue. Members of the group, part of the Hancock County Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services board, said the center would...

Sprinkler problem damages books in Glenwood library

A malfunctioning sprinkler at Glenwood Middle School damaged the building’s library last week, school officials report. The sprinkler destroyed about 100 books and four computers, Superintendent Dean Wittwer said. Replacement of books and computers will likely be covered by...
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