Hancock sheriff’s office presents awards, honors employees’ service

The Hancock County Sheriff’s Office has announced its annual awards and honored employees for their years of service. The Buckeye State Sheriffs’ Association Lifesaving Award, given to any officer directly responsible for saving a life, was given to deputies Kris...

Council panel approves start-up funding for health dept. merger

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER Findlay City Council’s Appropriations Committee approved a recommendation Tuesday to provide start-up funding for the Findlay and Hancock County Health Department merger. City Council will get the final say on the merger appropriation of $550,000,...

Where are the area’s best Christmas light displays?

Where are the best displays of outdoor Christmas lights in this area? If you’ve seen a house that is particularly well-decorated, please report the address to The Courier, so we can share it with readers. The Courier will print a list of addresses recommended by readers....

Commissioners update public transit plan

By DENISE GRANT STAFF WRITER Hancock County’s public transit plan once again sets a fixed route through Findlay as a goal for the future, but lists it as a low priority. The Hancock County commissioners signed off on the updated plan at their regular meeting Tuesday....

Man goes on trial for assaulting corrections officer

A Hancock County jury was told this week that a McComb man, on trial for two felony charges, went to a corrections officer’s house earlier this year with a loaded gun and hunting knife after his girlfriend claimed she was sexually assaulted by the officer. Kevin J. Potts,...

HPD accepts wetlands easement

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER The Hancock Park District board voted Tuesday to accept a conservation easement for wetlands at the Hancock County landfill, part of a state Environmental Protection Agency requirement when construction impacts existing wetlands. Steve Wilson, former...

Hite legislation addresses heart issues among athletes

State Sen. Cliff Hite, R-Findlay, on Tuesday said he will introduce legislation to address and prevent sudden cardiac arrest among Ohio’s student-athletes. The legislation calls for education prior to participation in a sport; online training for coaches; and guidelines for...

Findlay man hurt in two-car accident

A Findlay man was injured in a two-car accident at the intersection of Fox and Davis streets at 9:21 a.m. Tuesday, the Findlay Police Department reported. Leonides Ibarra, age unavailable, was taken by Hanco Ambulance to Blanchard Valley Hospital following the accident. Police...
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