Fostoria to seek funding for updated land-use map

By BRIAN BOHNERT for the courier FOSTORIA — Mayor Eric Keckler envisions a bright future for his hometown, complete with bustling tourism and booming economic growth not seen in decades. To help make his dreams of a revitalized Fostoria a reality, the mayor will partner...

County plans to open local drug court

By RYAN DUNN STAFF WRITER Hancock County Common Pleas Court will soon add a specialized drug court docket in hopes of cutting incarceration and relapse rates for low-level offenders. Those eligible to participate are diverted from the traditional court system in favor of...

Three injured in accident Sunday night

FOSTORIA — Three people were hospitalized after a two-vehicle accident near Fostoria Sunday night. Robert Feucht Jr., 66, of Fostoria, was traveling north on Washington Township 261 at about 7:38 p.m. Sunday when he stopped at the Ohio 18 intersection, said Deputy Kris Otto...

Former city police officer to continue appeal process

The attorney for former Findlay police sergeant Dave Hill plans to ask a higher court reinstate the fired officer. A notice of appeal for the dismissal was expected to be filed Monday with the 8th District Court of Appeals, Cleveland, said attorney Michelle Sullivan. The legal...

City man injured in van accident

A Findlay man was injured after crashing his van in Hancock County Sunday night. Jeremy Bethel, 31, lost control of his 2001 Ford Windstar at about 9:25 p.m. Sunday, according to Deputy Matt Crouch of the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office. Bethel was driving north on Marion...

Health insurance options approved

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER CAREY — Carey Council approved a motion to accept reduced out-of-pocket amounts for employees after consideration of options to reduce the financial hit of rising insurance costs. As a result, the village will cover an increase of about $55,000 in...

Arlington officials discuss problems with water system

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer ARLINGTON — Water plant and waterline headaches drew Arlington Village Council’s scrutiny Monday. A well line leading into the water treatment plant froze recently, according to Water and Sewer Superintendent Rick Monday. A similar problem...

Wanted: favorite Christmas memories

Do you have a favorite Christmas memory? The Courier is again asking readers to write about their favorite holiday memories and send them in so they can be shared with others. Readers’ recollections will be published before Christmas. Contributors are asked to describe a...
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