Most Hancock County jail inmates have an addiction

By ALLISON REAMER Staff Writer More than 85 percent of the inmates at the Hancock County jail reportedly have some sort of addiction to alcohol and/or drugs, and that has an impact on how the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office operates. Sheriff Michael Heldman and jail...

Findlay police officer: Insurance not paying for needed medicine

A Findlay police officer says he is in need of medicine that his insurance coverage has stopped paying for. Robert DeBouver told WTOL-TV that he hasn’t been able to work for the Police Department since January because of a medical condition called alpha one antitrypsin...

Parking lot crash injures motorist

A Pennsylvania woman was injured in a single-car accident at 11:15 a.m. Wednesday in the Wal-Mart parking lot at 1161 W. Trenton Ave., Findlay police said. Hannah Morrow, no age available, was taken to Blanchard Valley Hospital. According to police, Morrow was attempting a left...

3-vehicle crash hurts Findlay woman

A Findlay woman was injured in a three-vehicle accident Wednesday afternoon on North Main Street, police reported. Police said Anna Higgs, 19, one of the drivers, was taken by Hanco Ambulance to Blanchard Valley Hospital with minor injuries. Police said a vehicle driven by Ashley...

Wyandot crash injures four people

UPPER SANDUSKY — Three Sycamore residents and an Upper Sandusky resident were taken to Wyandot Memorial Hospital in Upper Sandusky after a single-vehicle accident on Ohio 67, north of Upper Sandusky, about 9:10 p.m. Tuesday, the Wyandot County Sheriff’s Office...

Corps’ new plan: mixed reactions

VIDEOS: Corps discusses flood control plan changes By DENISE GRANT STAFF WRITER The Army Corps of Engineers explained details of its new, cheaper flood-control plan Tuesday, but still faced emotional opposition from a handful of disbelieving farmers. At least one farmer shouted...

Man charged with breaking into businesses

By ALLISON REAMER STAFF WRITER A Findlay man was indicted Tuesday by a Hancock County grand jury for breaking into multiple businesses over the past several months. William F. Tweed, 37, was charged with six counts of breaking and entering, all fifth-degree felonies. Tweed...

County jobless rate unchanged

Hancock County’s unemployment rate was 3.9 percent in July, unchanged from June, the state reported. Hancock was tied for seventh lowest among Ohio’s 88 counties with Union and Madison counties, both in central Ohio. Wyandot County had the fourth lowest jobless rate...
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