Farm Service Agency hosting meetings about 2 new programs

Hancock County farmers will have several opportunities, starting Monday, to learn about the two new Farm Bill safety-net programs. One program is called agriculture risk coverage, and the other is price loss coverage. The programs will offer farmers different options to manage...

NBC to tell farm couple’s website story

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER Dawn and Kyle Heidlebaugh got married in December 2013 after meeting on farmersonly.com, a dating website for rural residents, earlier that year. Following the wedding, Dawn was trying to take her profile off the website and when asked why, she told...

UFTV returning to the air

By MICHAEL BURWELL STAFF WRITER The University of Findlay’s UFTV is returning to the air after a two-year hiatus. UFTV will feature “ambitious programming that will include the community and significant student involvement,” according to the university. There...

Hartman murder trial rescheduled

The murder trial of Jerrod Hartman, charged in the death of his infant son, has been delayed until the spring. The Findlay man returned to Hancock County Common Pleas Court on Thursday with a request to exhume the body of his deceased son, James Hartman, for further medical...

County gives up ‘first right to purchase’ downtown property

Hancock County’s commissioners have agreed to relinquish their “first right to purchase” a South Main Street property that the county sold to Findlay developers in 2013. The property, at 322 S. Main St., is owned by FD Main Street, a private development group...

Findlay residence damaged by fire

Nobody was injured in a Findlay house fire reported at 10:13 p.m. Wednesday at 607 W. Front St. Two people were home at the time but escaped unharmed, the Findlay Fire Department said. The department estimated the fire caused about $20,000 in property damage and about $1,000 in...

Carey letter carrier honored

Carey letter carrier John Steward has joined an elite group of Postal Service employees who have individually driven more than a million accident-free miles. Steward received a certificate and plaque from the National Safety Council during a presentation at the Carey post office....

Findlay grocery chain acquiring 11 Ohio stores

Fresh Encounter, a Findlay-based retail grocery chain, announced Wednesday it will acquire Chief Super Market, a Defiance-based, family-owned chain with 11 grocery stores in west central and northwestern Ohio. The stores will continue to operate under their existing brands. The...
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