Marathon Center building a reputation

Chris Oaks spoke with Ronda Helton, interim marketing director for the Marathon Center for the Performing Arts. Q: This week, the lineup was announced for the second season of shows. When developing a performing arts center was in its earliest stages, there were those who...

Tiffin Avenue collision injures Findlay woman

A Findlay woman was injured when her car t-boned another vehicle on Tiffin Avenue near H Street at 6:46 p.m. Friday, the Findlay Police Department reported. Police said Joshua Lutz, 27, of Forest, was southbound on H Street in a 2003 Dodge Dakota and tried to turn east onto...

Accident hurts 2 Findlay men

Two Findlay men suffered minor injuries in an accident in the 1200 block of Tiffin Avenue at 1:09 p.m. Friday, the Findlay Police Department reported. John Thomas, 65, of Findlay, one of the drivers, was taken by Hanco Ambulance to Blanchard Valley Hospital, where he was treated...

AgCredit board: 3 elected to terms

FOSTORIA — Dusty Sonnenberg of Hamler, Jerry Layman of Kenton and Deborah Johlin-Bach of rural Elmore have been elected to three-year terms on AgCredit’s board of directors. AgCredit is one of northern Ohio’s largest lenders to farmers, agribusiness and rural...

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...
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