Mother charged with leaving children alone for 4-5 days

A Fostoria woman is facing two counts of child endangerment after allegedly leaving her young children home alone for nearly five days. Police said Jacqueline M. Gibson, 38, of 1207 B Peeler Drive, was arrested Monday for two counts of child endangerment, a first-degree...

Economic development group in the works

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer McCOMB — In an attempt to revitalize its downtown, McComb Council on Monday agreed to explore starting an economic development group. Council and the Findlay-Hancock County Community Foundation will split the $1,750 expense of hiring the...

Library program encourages reading to toddlers

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER Reading 1,000 books to a child before kindergarten may seem like a lofty goal, but for 2-year-old Madeline Hill, the number may be more like 5,000. “It sounds like a lot, but it’s not,” said Madeline’s mom, Cindy Hill of Findlay....

Van Buren man hurt in snowmobile crash

VAN BUREN — A Van Buren snowmobile driver was hospitalized after being struck by another snowmobile at 7:24 p.m. Sunday in a field off Hancock County 140, north of Portage Township 107, according to the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office. Derol George, 27, was transported by...

Another 4.5 inches of snow falls in Hancock County

Another 4.5 inches of snow fell in Hancock County Sunday, the Ohio Department of Transportation reported. The county received the most snow in the area, according to the agency. Allen County and Wyandot County each received 4 inches, while Seneca County had 3.5 inches of snow....

Wyandot County commissioner facing two challengers in May

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER UPPER SANDUSKY — Wyandot County Commissioner Ron Metzger will face two challengers in the Republican primary in May. Also in May, Carey and Mohawk school districts will ask voters to renew income taxes, according to the Wyandot County Board of...

Fostorian injured in Arcadia crash

ARCADIA — A Fostoria man was taken to the hospital following a three-vehicle accident in Arcadia Sunday evening. The Hancock County Sheriff’s Office reported Jeremy Clark, 32, of Van Buren, was driving a 1994 Honda Civic northeast on West Fremont Street at 5:59 p.m....

Public Meetings

The following public meetings will be held this week in the Findlay area: TODAY McComb Council, 6:30 p.m., municipal building. Arlington Board of Public Affairs, 7 p.m., municipal building. Carey school board, 7 p.m., board room, Carey school. Rawson Council, 6 p.m., town hall....
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