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New business

The McComb Emporium is led by Michele Robles, co-manager, left; Ruth Buchanan, vendor; Dan Orley and Peggy Dukes, co-managers. It sells a variety of new and used items, including collectibles, antiques, holiday items, jewelry, crafts, model trains, housewares, furniture,...

Director of arts center departs

By DENISE GRANT STAFF WRITER With less than two months until opening day, the Marathon Center for the Performing Arts has announced that Jim Kreutzberg will no longer serve as center director. The announcement was made Thursday in a statement issued by Ed Reading, chairman of the...

County ready to raze offices

By DENISE GRANT STAFF WRITER Motorists in Findlay will have more orange barrels to navigate starting today. Demolition of the former Hancock County offices at 222 Broadway begins today. South Cory Street, between West Main Cross and West Front streets, will be closed during work...

Liberty-Benton school board candidates speak at forum

By ABBEY NICKEL STAFF WRITER Two Liberty-Benton school board candidates criticized open enrollment, and several discussed the state of the current K-8 building at a candidate forum Thursday night. In the November election, five candidates are vying for two open positions on the...

Longtime court reporter retires

By ALLISON REAMER STAFF WRITER After more than 30 years of recording the spoken word in courtrooms, Hancock County Common Pleas Court reporter Vanessa Edwards is retiring today. “It’s a little happy and a little sad because I’ll be missing the work camaraderie...

Unlicensed truck driver cited in Ohio 12 injury accident

FOSTORIA — A Bradner man was cited for not having a commercial driver’s license after his tractor-trailer hit a pickup truck and multiple trees Wednesday on Ohio 12, between Fostoria and Arcadia, the Findlay post of the State Highway Patrol reported. The patrol said...

Ohio 199 single-vehicle accident kills Toledo man

FOSTORIA — A Toledo man was killed in a single-vehicle accident on Ohio 199, north of Fostoria, Thursday afternoon. The Bowling Green post of the State Highway Patrol said Gary B. Hernandez, 48, of Toledo, was driving a 2007 Chevrolet van north on Ohio 199, just south of...

NB teacher charged with theft

NORTH BALTIMORE — A North Baltimore teacher has been charged with stealing up to $7,500 from a teachers union. According to court documents, Charlotte Powell, a middle school language arts teacher at North Baltimore, was indicted earlier this month on one count of theft, a...
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