Corps: Flood study completion in 2016

By DENISE GRANT STAFF WRITER Officials from the Army Corps of Engineers were in Findlay this week to offer reassurance that the Blanchard River flood-control study will stick to the schedule announced in April. Lt. Col. Karl D. Jansen met Monday with Hancock County Commissioner...

2nd plane crash victim identified

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER A 26-year-old Toledo woman, Tiesha McQuin, was the female passenger killed with a Grob Systems executive in an airplane crash early Sunday about two miles north of Findlay, family members of McQuin said Tuesday. Tiesha McQuin was riding in the plane...

Municipal Building plans move forward

By JOY BROWN STAFF WRITER Hearing no objections from City Council members on Tuesday, Findlay administrators plan to move forward this fall with Municipal Building renovations that will create more space for municipal court and relocate part of the police department. The project,...

Carey Fest begins Friday

CAREY — Midnight Special and Eric Paslay will be the featured entertainment during the 34th annual Carey Fest which begins at 4 p.m. Friday and continues Saturday in downtown Carey. The festival will be preceded by the Carey Area Chamber of Commerce Business Showcase, which...

City woman hospitalized after crash

A Findlay woman remains in a Toledo hospital with injuries suffered in a two-vehicle accident Sunday afternoon on U.S. 23 near Upper Sandusky. Heather Plansinis, 39, of Findlay, was listed in fair condition Tuesday in Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center. Three other people suffered...

Highway Patrol checkpoints slated

The Findlay post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol announced that state troopers will operate multiple sobriety checkpoints throughout the state later this week. The county where the checkpoints will take place will be announced a day prior to the checkpoint, and the exact...

Second crash victim yet to be identified

The remains of a female passenger killed in an early Sunday airplane crash near Van Buren are being examined by the Lucas County Coroner’s Office in an attempt to identify her. According to the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office, the crash was so destructive that DNA...

Resignation of teacher OK’d

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER MOUNT BLANCHARD — The Riverdale school board unanimously voted to accept the resignation of kindergarten teacher Barbara Williams on Monday. Williams, who was caught on camera in May shoving and picking up 6-year-old student Ian Nelson by his face,...
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