New Marathon joint venture: 120 travel plazas

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER Marathon Petroleum continues its push to grow its steady-profit retail outlets. Its Speedway subsidiary has formed a joint venture with Pilot Flying J, consisting of 120 travel plazas, mainly in the Southeast. The new venture, PFJ Southeast, will...

Eagle Creek reaches minor flood stage

Rain-swollen Eagle Creek reached minor flood stage Thursday night, but appeared to be cresting. The creek level south of Findlay was 9.58 feet at midnight. Minor flood stage begins at 9 feet. The National Weather Service estimated the creek would fall during the night. When the...

WITH VIDEO: Five departments battle house fire in Mount Cory

MOUNT CORY — Firefighters from five departments battled a blaze that heavily damaged a house at 314 Lincoln St. in Mount Cory on Thursday afternoon, Mount Cory Fire Chief Grant Peterson reported. Firefighters were called around 1:40 p.m. Thursday after a neighbor reported...

Meeting on CAUV program draws crowd

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER Ohio’s Current Agricultural Use Value program, and proposed changes being discussed in the state Legislature and promoted by the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation, were reviewed at a public meeting held Thursday night in Hancock County. If approved, the...

Truck crash snarls I-75

A Cincinnati man was injured when his tractor-trailor jackknifed across the southbound lanes of Interstate 75 early Thursday near the U.S. 68 exit, according to the Findlay post of the State Highway Patrol. Willie K. Howard, 56, was transported to Blanchard Valley Hospital by...

Teenager hurt in 2-vehicle crash

A Findlay teenager suffered minor injuries in a two-vehicle crash Thursday afternoon at the intersection of North Blanchard Street and Midland Avenue, Findlay police reported. Amelia Koch, 16, of Findlay, the driver of one vehicle, was taken to Blanchard Valley Hospital by Hanco...

Man arrested in Wyandot County sting

UPPER SANDUSKY — A Bucyrus man was arrested this week in a “reverse sting” operation when he traded items that were apparently stolen for narcotics, the Wyandot County Sheriff’s Office reported. The sting involved members of the Wood County Sheriff’s...

Latta hosting forum on epidemic

U.S. Rep. Bob Latta, R-Bowling Green, will host a forum about addressing the opioid epidemic on Monday at Winebrenner Theological Seminary on the campus of the University of Findlay. Resource tables will open starting at 5:30 p.m. and a panel discussion will start at 6:30 p.m....
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