Elks Club to fall

Demolition of the former Elks building, a downtown Findlay landmark at 601 S. Main St., began Friday night and will continue today, Marathon Petroleum Corp. reported. The former RCM Architects building, next door to the south, will be razed in 2015. Both buildings will be...

Counterfeit $20 bills found in area

Counterfeit $20 bills have recently been circulating in Findlay, Fostoria and Tiffin, law enforcement officials are reporting. “The counterfeit $20 notes are printed on bleached genuine paper and will feel like genuine currency. The ink used makes the counterfeit note...

Prostitution sting nets six arrests

Six people were arrested by the Hancock County METRICH Drug Task Force during an undercover prostitution investigation this week in Findlay. Arrested on Wednesday for soliciting, a third-degree misdemeanor, were: • John Roquemore, 42, of Versailles. • Adam Bishop, 34, of Pandora....

‘Happy’ video puts Vanlue students in good mood

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER As state testing started at Vanlue Local School last week, seven students tried to take test stress and turn it into happiness. A high school photography class at Vanlue put together a video with teachers, students, and the school mascot, a Wildcat,...

Carey pool passes going on sale

CAREY — Season passes for the Carey municipal swimming pool will go on sale Monday in the municipal building. The pool will open May 30. Hours will be 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday through Thursday, and 1 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. All season pass rates are the same...

Showing compassion makes us happy

Chris Oaks spoke with Karol DeWulf Nickell, editor-in-chief of LiveHappy magazine. Q: The June issue of your bi-monthly magazine, which is on newsstands now, focuses on acts of compassion as a way to find happiness in our own lives. What was the genesis of using compassion as a...

New distribution center to employ 425

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER A grocery distribution center, eventually employing 425 people at an average wage of $57,000 per year, will be built on Findlay’s north end by 2016. Plans for the $38 million, 337,831-square-foot distribution center, south of Hancock County 212 and...

Taylor to build VW dealership

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER Construction of a Taylor Volkswagen dealership will start soon at the southeast corner of Hancock County 99 and Speedway Drive in Findlay. It will likely open in early 2015, Taylor Automotive General Manager Steve Taylor said Thursday. Plans for the $5...
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