Marijuana petitions short on signatures of registered voters

ResponsibleOhio has failed to submit enough valid signatures to place a proposed constitutional amendment to legalize marijuana on the November general election ballot, according to Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted. The group will be given 10 additional days to meet the...

Jerry Mallett, Mazza Museum founder, dies at age 76

Jerry Mallett, founder of the University of Findlay’s Mazza Museum, died this weekend at age 76, the university said. Mallett was a former professor in the university’s education department, and was serving as curator of the Mazza Museum. He founded the museum in 1982...

Man pleads guilty to robbery charge

By ALLISON REAMER Staff Writer An Arcadia man pleaded guilty Monday in Hancock County Common Pleas Court to attempting to steal a vehicle at a Tiffin Avenue business in March. Joe Vera III, 21, pleaded guilty to aggravated robbery, a first-degree felony. Judge Joseph Niemeyer...

Toledoan pleads guilty to robbery

By ALLISON REAMER Staff Writer A Toledo man pleaded guilty Monday in Hancock County Common Pleas Court to an amended charge of robbery, a second-degree felony. Jayden M. Edwards, 19, was originally charged with aggravated robbery, a first-degree felony, after allegedly harming...

Damage reported at village ballfields

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer ARLINGTON — Arlington Council will decide what repairs a co-ed softball league will be responsible for as a result of recent damage to soggy ballfields at the village park. Five members associated with Arlington co-ed softball league, which...

Bluffton’s mayor names commission

By Hannah Dunbar Staff Writer BLUFFTON — Bluffton Mayor Judy Augsburger on Monday announced 11 members who will serve on a Shannon Cemetery Commission. According to Augsburger, the commission is to discuss the future of the 175-year-old cemetery located on Jefferson Street....

Family of kayakers who died seeks more signs

UPPER SANDUSKY (AP) — Relatives of two brothers who died while kayaking in a northwest Ohio river are pushing for more signs near low-lying dams to warn of potential dangers. Billy Zornes, 45, and Lewis Zornes, 46, died June 21 after their kayaks overturned in the Sandusky...

Council looking at restrictions on farm animals

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER Findlay City Council may consider banning farm animals from the city, although officials hear few complaints. An ad hoc committee of City Council members will be appointed later this month to consider laws that could increase restrictions on owning farm...
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