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First flower competition held

By RYAN DUNN STAFF WRITER Excelling at the Hancock County Fair’s flower competitions requires more than a green thumb. Those perfectly blooming plants stem from impeccable timing, careful handling, and a little bit of luck before they are closely inspected by judges....

Many winners named as Hancock fair opens

First-day attendance at the Hancock County Fair was slow during the afternoon, but swelled during the evening, fair officials reported. Evening activities included a 75th anniversary parade, crowning of the Junior Fair queen and king, and a county band show. Ticket Chairman Aaron...

Today at the fair

Activities scheduled today at the Hancock County Fair: Gospel pavilion open through the day. 7:30 a.m. — Open class lamb carcass, south show arena. 8 a.m. — Junior Fair sheep show, south show arena. 8 a.m. — Junior Fair horse show, north grandstand. 9 a.m....

Numerous people charged following drug investigations

UPPER SANDUSKY — The Wyandot County grand jury handed up drug charges this month against numerous people following a series of Wyandot County Sheriff’s Office investigations. Those indicted include: • Matthew L. Vanscoy, 36, of Findlay, charged with two fifth-degree...

Sheriff issues scam warning

Hancock County Sheriff Michael Heldman is warning county residents of a potential scam involving property line inspections. In the past week, deputies from adjoining counties have reported incidents involving male suspects approaching homeowners to inspect their property lines....

Fair leaders unveil proposal to build Junior Fair pavilion

Hancock County Fair leaders today are unveiling a proposal to build a Junior Fair pavilion at the fairgrounds, a new building meant to benefit “the youth of the community.” The $500,000 building would be paid for by donations, fair board President Tom Warren and fair...

13 compete to be fair royalty

Thirteen teenagers are competing for the titles of Junior Fair queen and king at the Hancock County Fair. The winners will be crowned tonight. Ten young women are vying for the title of Junior Fair queen. They are: Aubry vonStein, a Cory-Rawson High School graduate who is...

Today at the fair

Activities scheduled today on the opening day of the Hancock County Fair: Senior citizens and veterans day: $2 admission for adults 60 and over, and veterans. Gospel pavilion open through the day. 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. — Gates open for livestock. 8 a.m. — Junior Fair horse...
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