Weekend Doctor

By DR. SHARON COLE We have seen the accelerated release of four new cancer drugs since Feb. 1. I would like to outline these drugs and how they influence cancer patients. Palbociclib (Ibrance) is a capsule that is taken orally to treat metastatic breast cancer that is estrogen...

Public opposition could raise cost of flood-control plans

By DENISE GRANT Staff Writer Public opposition appears to pose the greatest risk for driving up the expense of flood-control plans for the Blanchard River at Findlay. The Army Corps of Engineers’ draft report, released a week ago, includes a brief analysis of the cost risks...

Credit card fraud reports surging

By ALLISON REAMER Staff Writer Findlay and Hancock County authorities are seeing an increase in reports of fraudulent credit card and debit card charges. The charges are occurring out of state. The Hancock County Sheriff’s Office has received about 25 credit and debit card...

Ex-probation officer accused of rape, assault

KENTON — A former Hardin County Municipal Court probation officer was indicted Friday by a Hardin County grand jury on nine sexual assault charges. Donald Castle, 47, of Ada, was charged with seven counts of first-degree felony rape, and two counts of third-degree felony...

Tax Freedom Day a little earlier in Ohio

Chris Oaks spoke with Todd Nesbit, senior lecturer in free enterprise economics and competitive markets at Ohio State University. Q: Friday, April 17, was Tax Freedom Day in Ohio. Explain what that means. A: That is the day when the average resident of the state has fulfilled his...

Woman faces drug charge

A West Virginia woman was arrested early Friday after she was found in possession of more than 200 oxycodone pills, the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office reported. Rhonda A. Cross, 32, of Fayetteville, was arrested for drug possession following a traffic stop near Hancock...

Arcadia man hurt in crash

An Arcadia man was injured in a single-vehicle accident Friday near the intersection of Hancock County 236 and Ohio 12, Findlay police reported. Jesse D. Sleasman, 24, was taken to Blanchard Valley Hospital by Hanco Ambulance with facial abrasions and possible other injuries,...

County accident injures 2 people

BLOOMDALE — Two people were injured in a single-vehicle accident Wednesday on Hancock County 18 in Cass Township, the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office said. According to the sheriff’s office, a 1996 GMC Sierra driven by Andrew L. Schilt, 18, of Fostoria, was...
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