Man arrested after stabbing

Police arrested a Findlay man Friday for reportedly stabbing another city resident. Cody G. Helms, 22, was charged with stabbing Steven Devries, 24, once at about 11:05 a.m. Friday, police said. The two men were in a dispute at the Circle K parking lot, 100 Crystal Ave., police...

Jammed jail: Some progress reported

By JOY BROWN STAFF WRITER On July 7, Betty Taylor’s 19th attempt at being admitted to the Hancock County jail to serve a 10-day sentence was successful. But on Tuesday, Monica Urdiales, sentenced to serve four days, was turned away for the 18th time because of overcrowding....

It’s drive-in movie night again in Findlay

By JOY BROWN STAFF WRITER On Saturday night, Wonder Woman, Batman, Superman, and a lot of plastic pieces in primary colors will be seen at the Cube recreation center on Findlay’s North Main Street. “The Lego Movie” is scheduled be shown beginning at 9:25 p.m. in...

Grief counselors available today at Elmwood

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER Elmwood Schools students received grief counseling Thursday at the Bloomdale school following the Tuesday death of classmate Mackenzie Shaffer, 12. Counselors will be at the school again this morning. Shaffer, a seventh-grader from rural Cygnet, appeared...

Hanco chief pleased with second station

By DENISE GRANT STAFF WRITER Hanco Emergency Medical Service’s second station on Croy Drive is improving response times, Hanco Director Rob Martin told the Hancock County commissioners on Thursday. Martin met with the commissioners for the first time. He apologized for the...

Judge delays sentencing on firearm charge

A man who was arrested for carrying a firearm inside a vehicle, at the same time two Findlay murder suspects were arrested last year, appeared in court Thursday. The scheduled sentencing hearing of Darius M. Pullom, 22, was delayed in Hancock County Common Pleas Court. Officials...

Fostoria planning SummerFest

FOSTORIA — Fostoria’s annual summer festival has received a facelift this year. After 21 years of hosting the Fostoria Glass Heritage Festival, the planning committee decided to reinvent the festival in hopes of appealing to a wider spectrum of the community,...

Fostoria agency names director

FOSTORIA — Renee Smith, grants writer for Fostoria Economic Development Corp. and the city, has been named president of the economic development group, effective Aug. 1. “Speaking for myself and the board of trustees, we are very excited to have Renee Smith, with her...
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