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Troopers find pot, loaded gun during stop

State Highway Patrol troopers found more than $4,400 worth of marijuana and a loaded 9 mm handgun during a traffic stop on Interstate 75 in Findlay last week. Troopers said they stopped a rented 2014 Toyota Camry, with Illinois license plates, for a speed violation on I-75 near...

Auditor calls hotel stay ‘excessive’

By ABBEY NICKEL STAFF WRITER Four Van Buren School officials spent three nights in downtown Columbus in a “trendy fashion-forward loft-style hotel with luxurious amenities,” costing the district an average of $319 per person per night, the state auditor says. Auditor...

Veterans crosses to find homes

By ALLISON REAMER STAFF WRITER After learning that multiple crosses, which once honored Hancock County’s war dead, were unclaimed, a Boy Scout designed a system to help the Hancock County Veterans Service Office find the rightful owners. More than 240 crosses, honoring...

Public Meetings

The following public meetings will be held this week in the Findlay area: TODAY McComb Council, 6:30 p.m., municipal building. Vanlue Council, 7 p.m., municipal building. Hancock County Board of Developmental Disabilities, 5:30 p.m., Glenwood Middle School community room....

Tiffin Avenue crash injures teen

A teenager was injured in a two-vehicle accident at the intersection of Tiffin Avenue and H Street Saturday afternoon, Findlay police reported. Police said a vehicle driven by Ebony Blakely, 20, of Jenera, was southbound on H Street around 12:50 p.m. when Blakely turned right...

Weekend: Get ‘Lost in Shangri-La’

Author Mitchell Zuckoff will speak at the Winebrenner Auditorium on the campus of the University of Findlay at 7 p.m. Friday, March 27 as the feature event for the 13th annual CommunityREAD. Zuckoff’s book, “Lost in Shangri-La,” was selected to be read and...

Weekend: Jones Mansion hosting coffee, bourbon tasting

Calling all coffee connoisseurs. On Saturday, March 21 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. the Jones Mansion will host a coffee tasting. Six coffees from three distinct regions will be presented by Brook Hanes, local specialty artisan coffee roaster from Fort Findlay Coffee. Food pairings will...

Weekend: You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you’ll cluck like a chicken

Expect the unexpected when hypnotist Sailesh takes the stage later this month at The University of Findlay. Sailesh will perform at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 28 in the Alumni Memorial Union’s Multipurpose Room. The public event will be free for those with UF identification....
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