Delay expected in sex charge trial

By ALLISON REAMER STAFF WRITER A jury trial scheduled for next week for a city man charged with sexual assault will most likely be delayed because the defendant is changing attorneys. Joe Vera III, 21, of Arcadia, appeared in Hancock County Common Pleas Court Monday before Judge...

New Carey HS classrooms to cost $800,000

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER CAREY — Carey Superintendent Mike Wank said the addition of four classrooms to the new building would cost an estimated $800,000, according to information from Gilbane Builders, the general contractor. The cost includes furniture, he said. A firm...

New water tank nearly in operation

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer McCOMB — McComb Council was awash with various water topics Monday. Work is nearing completion on a new, 100,000-gallon downtown water tower, village officials said. Painting and chlorine spraying have been finished, and water is being added, a...

City hosts Armed Forces Day

By ABBEY NICKEL STAFF WRITER When the 28th annual Armed Forces Day Celebration and Findlay Military Association Show comes to the Hancock County Fairgrounds this weekend, veteran John Cheney Sr. says it’s not just about admiring vehicles and memorabilia. Instead, it’s...

Bike Rodeo stresses good cycling habits

By ALLISON REAMER STAFF WRITER With summer just around the corner, young bicyclists refreshed their safety skills and made sure their bikes were properly maintained during the Findlay Police Department’s annual Bike Rodeo on Saturday. The fourth annual Bike Rodeo, a bike...

Three people hurt in Sunday crash

Three people were hurt when a Findlay man drove off Tiffin Avenue and struck a porch Sunday night. Findlay police said Randall Rayle, 26, of Findlay, was driving a Ford Freestyle east in the 700 block of Tiffin Avenue at 8:33 p.m. when he drove off the southbound side of the...

Findlay woman injured in weekend motorcycle crash

A Findlay woman was injured when a motorcycle and a truck collided at the intersection of Morey and Madison avenues Saturday morning, the Findlay Police Department reported. Motorcycle driver Connie McCabe, 54, was taken by Hanco Ambulance to Blanchard Valley Hospital with...

Three adults sentenced in county juvenile court

Three people were recently sentenced in Hancock County Common Pleas Court Juvenile Division for allowing juveniles to have unexcused absences from school. Kelly Johnson, age unknown, of Findlay, pleaded no contest to one count of contributing to the unruliness/delinquency of a...
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