Men accused of sex crimes striking back at colleges

By MICHELLE R. SMITH Associated Press After years of complaints that they weren’t taking sexual assault reports seriously, colleges are finally doing so, and finding themselves slammed with lawsuits from men who say they were unfairly suspended or otherwise punished. The...

Leipsic to begin construction of $6 million community center

By DANAE KING STAFF WRITER The people of Leipsic have only dreamed about the $6 million community center that will soon become a reality in the Putnam County village. The concept of a community center in the village of 2,000 started with Leipsic United Methodist Church members,...

Heroin addiction affects everyone, city audience told

By ALLISON REAMER STAFF WRITER Heroin addiction directly or indirectly affects everyone in the area, a Findlay audience was told Thursday night. “Everybody is being affected by this,” said Matt Bell, co-founder of Team Recovery, a Toledo-based organization working to...

Deputies offer driving reminders to teens

By ALLISON REAMER Staff Writer VAN BUREN — Hancock County sheriff’s deputies reminded Van Buren High School upperclassmen on Thursday to drive safely as end-of-the-year events are nearing. Deputies Tim Saltzman and Matt Crouch spoke on behalf of the department’s...

Arcadia residents asked for input on projects

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER ARCADIA — Arcadia residents will have a few more weeks to provide their opinions on ways to improve the village, as part of an ongoing effort to receive a state grant. With the help of the Hancock Regional Planning Commission, Arcadia will apply...

Commissioners award ditch contract

The Hancock County commissioners voted Thursday to award a $194,911 contract for construction of a ditch to aid with drainage near the Tall Timbers Industrial Park on Industrial Drive. The contract was awarded to ALL Excavation & Demolition, McComb. The company was the lowest...

New business

Audhah Alamry, left, and Dolly Pettry are the owners of Circle of Friends Restaurant and Gift Shoppe, a new downtown Findlay business that opens today at 122 E. Sandusky St. The restaurant will offer international cuisine, with dishes from the Middle East, India, Nepal, the...

Businesses marking milestones

ACT-I STAFFING of Findlay held an open house and ribbon-cutting to mark 57 years in business as a locally-owned employment agency. The company at 2017 Tiffin Ave. recently redecorated its lobby. Three generations of the Robinson family have led the company. Larry Robinson started...
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