Garage accident injures 2 people

Two people were injured when a vehicle was accidentally driven through a garage door at 602 Hull Ave. on Friday, Findlay police reported. The driver, Frances Shellenbarger, 77, and her son, Philip Shellenbarger, 52, both of Findlay, had been visiting at the location about noon...

Could Apollo deal reappear?

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER Another courtship between Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. and Apollo Tyres was not ruled out Thursday by Cooper Tire Chief Roy Armes. “I don’t think … we can comment on any kind of speculation or rumors or anything else that might be out...

$11 million hotel opens doors

By RYAN DUNN STAFF WRITER A crowd of community leaders gathered Thursday evening to celebrate the opening of Findlay’s new Hilton Garden Inn. The 101-room hotel at Hancock County 300 and Interstate Drive boasts an expansive banquet and meeting room, a vast lobby and a...

Area police: No plans to buy body cameras

By RYAN DUNN STAFF WRITER Area law enforcement officials say they are not yet planning to purchase body cameras to be worn by officers. President Barack Obama this week proposed spending $75 million to help secure 50,000 cameras for patrol officers. Proponents argue the...

Exterminator calls cockroach incident a ‘fluke’

By MICHAEL BURWELL STAFF WRITER The cockroach situation at Findlay High School isn’t a serious problem, at least to the exterminator who has inspected and treated the building. Corey Mauger, of Mauger Exterminating Co. in Findlay, said a Nov. 17 incident in which nearly 20...

Contract awarded for prison services

Correctional Healthcare Companies, of Englewood, Colorado, has been awarded a $279,302 contract by the Hancock County commissioners to provide medical services for inmates at the county jail. The company, which also held the contract this year, was the only company to bid on the...

Wanted: favorite Christmas memories

Do you have a favorite Christmas memory? The Courier is again asking readers to write about their favorite holiday memories and send them in so they can be shared with others. Readers’ recollections will be published before Christmas. Contributors are asked to describe a...
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