Motorcyclist arrested after police pursuit

A Findlay man was arrested following a high-speed chase that began on the east side of Findlay Saturday night. According to Findlay police, an officer attempted to stop a motorcycle driven by Kenneth H. Beasley, 20, of Findlay, in the 14400 block of Hancock County 212 at about...

One person injured in Tiffin Avenue accident

A Findlay motorist was hurt in a two-vehicle crash at 6:56 p.m. Sunday in the 1200 block of Tiffin Avenue, city police said. Rainer Mueller, 61, was transported with serious injuries to Blanchard Valley Hospital. According to the Findlay Police Department, Tim Gephart, 49, of...

Leipsic man hurt in cycle crash

McCOMB — A Leipsic man was injured in a motorcycle accident early Sunday morning in rural Hancock County. The Hancock County Sheriff’s Office reported Michael Peterson, 32, of Leipsic, was driving a 2013 Harley-Davidson motorcycle westbound on Ohio 613 near Pleasant...

Weekly road report released

The following is the weekly report of construction and maintenance work on state highways from the Ohio Department of Transportation: HANCOCK COUNTY The U.S. 224 interchange with Interstate 75 is currently being reconstructed. The project began in February and is expected to be...

Findlay landmark reduced to rubble

A downtown Findlay landmark, the former Elks building at 601 S. Main St., was reduced to rubble in one day on Saturday. Demolition work began at the rear of the building and slowly moved toward the front. Near the end, all that remained standing was the building’s front...

‘I Am Enough’ anti-drug campaign kicks off

By GENNA FREED STAFF WRITER In 2011, the Hancock County Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services board surveyed 18- to 25-year-olds and found that an overwhelming 78 percent believed that prescription drug abuse or misuse is inappropriate and unacceptable. The board is...

Crash injures Findlay woman

A 20-year-old Findlay woman was injured in a one-car accident Saturday night on Ohio 698, southwest of Findlay. Kristy Lee Herman was taken to Blanchard Valley Hospital by Hanco Ambulance after the 9:30 p.m. crash, Hancock County Sheriff’s Deputy Matt Crouch reported....

Weekend: The strings of spring

The Findlay High School Symphony Orchestra and the Findlay High School Chamber Orchestra will present a final spring concert on Monday, May 19, at 7:30 p.m. in the R.L. Heminger Auditorium at Findlay High School. The Chamber Orchestra will begin the concert by performing three...
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