‘Lindsay’s Law’ meant to reduce student deaths

Chris Oaks spoke with former Miss Ohio Lindsay Davis. Q: Earlier this year, the Ohio Senate unanimously passed SB-252, introduced by Sen. Cliff Hite (and co-sponsored in the Ohio House by Rep. Robert Sprague), otherwise known as “Lindsay’s Law,” named after you....

Murder suspect seeking bond reduction

By ALLISON REAMER Staff Writer An Arlington man accused of killing his former fiance’s 2-year-old son is again asking for his bond to be reduced. Brent R. Houdeshell, 28, was charged with murder, an unclassified felony; endangering children, a second-degree felony; and...

Conservation field day slated in Hardin County

DUNKIRK — “Agricultural Conservation, Protecting Water: Keeping Soil and Nutrients in the Field,” a free field day to demonstrate fertilizer retention on cropland, will be held from 8:15 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 26, at U.S. 68 and Township 50, about a mile...

Miracle Park hosting first baseball games this week

“Love is the most important thing in the world, but baseball is pretty good, too” — Yogi Berra By DENISE GRANT STAFF WRITER For the 57 players set to take the field at Blanchard Valley Health System’s Miracle Park for opening day on Saturday, it’s...

County agrees to rent bulldozer for landfill

By DENISE GRANT STAFF WRITER Hancock County will rent a bulldozer for use at the landfill for the next four months, while its new bulldozer is repaired. The commissioners voted Thursday to rent a Caterpillar D7E Waste Handler Dozer from Ohio CAT, Perrysburg, at a cost of $69,120....

Former prosecutor enters guilty plea

A former Hancock County assistant prosecutor pleaded guilty this week in Putnam County Municipal Court to drunkenly driving a vehicle this spring, according to court records. Elizabeth Smith, 36, of Kalida, was fired following an internal investigation by the prosecutor’s...

Six hurt in 3-vehicle crash

LIMA — Six people, including two Ada residents, were injured Thursday morning in a three-vehicle crash on Ohio 81 at Thayer Road, east of Lima, the Lima post of the State Highway Patrol reported. The driver of one car, Rachel Perez, 28, and her children who were in the back...

City school employees honored

Nine Findlay City Schools employees have been recognized as outstanding educators. The district hosted its annual convocation meeting Tuesday and honored the employees for commitment to excellence in their positions. There was a new award this year, the Trauma Informed Care...
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