Agencies expand funding efforts for preschool

By HOLLY SHIVELY STAFF WRITER The United Way of Hancock County and the Findlay-Hancock County Community Foundation will provide nearly $640,000 over the next two years to continue offering pre-kindergarten education to low-income youth in Findlay and Hancock County. John...

SummerFest begins Friday

By MORGAN MANNS FOR THE COURIER FOSTORIA — Fostoria’s annual summer shindig, SummerFest, is slated for Friday and Saturday. In its third year, SummerFest will add another event this year. The 14th annual Fostoria Area Chamber of Commerce Classic Car and Truck Show...

Two people hurt in area accident

Two Findlay residents were injured after a Fostoria man failed to stop at a stop sign on Saturday afternoon. Mark Hartschuh, of Findlay, was traveling east on Hancock County 212 when John Rowe’s Jeep Cherokee struck the driver’s side of the car, sending it rolling a...

Two K-9s joining Putnam sheriff’s office

OTTAWA — Two K-9s will be joining the Putnam County Sheriff’s Office today. The newest additions to the sheriff’s office are K-9s Nero and Kilo, both German shepherds. The dogs, along with their handlers, deputy Troy Stevenson and Sgt. Kevin Siefker, completed a...

Street repair work planned in Findlay

At least seven streets in Findlay will be closed or have lane reductions today through Friday during construction projects. For a curb replacement project, Elm Street will be closed to through traffic from Main Street to Lima Avenue; Liberty Street will close from Elm to Sandusky...

Weekly road report released

These state highway projects are scheduled in area counties, the Ohio Department of Transportation reports: ALLEN COUNTY • Interstate 75 from the Auglaize County line to Lima’s Fourth Street, through Allen County, will have occasional lane closures throughout the year...

Public Meetings

The following public meetings will be held this week in the Findlay area: TODAY Findlay school board, 6 p.m., Glenwood Middle School Community Room. McComb Council, 6:30 p.m., municipal building. Arlington Board of Public Affairs, 7 p.m., municipal building. Madison Township...

Findlay man hurt in fatal Ottawa County crash

OAK HARBOR — An Indiana man was killed and two other people, including a Findlay man, were injured in a two-vehicle crash Saturday afternoon in Ottawa County, north of Oak Harbor, the Sandusky post of the State Highway Patrol reported. John J. Word, 64, of Fremont, Indiana,...
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