WITH VIDEO: Confident Kasich: ‘Let’s send a big message’

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER His re-election next Tuesday looking like a slam dunk, Gov. John Kasich was folksy during a visit Wednesday to Findlay. He seemed to fuel speculation he may run for president in 2016. Kasich urged unity over personal differences, and touted Ohio’s...

Gasoline prices likely to stay low

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER Gasoline prices, at $2.85 in Findlay on Wednesday, probably will not dip much lower. But prices are likely to remain lower in 2015 than they have been since 2010, the Energy Information Administration reports. Most of the credit for lower fuel prices...

Jordan challenged by schoolteacher

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER A battle of political ideology and differences on hot issues could make the difference in a race for Ohio’s 4th District seat in the U.S. House. Republican Rep. Jim Jordan, 50, of Urbana, faces Democratic schoolteacher Janet Garrett, 61, of...

Schaeffer guilty of all charges

By BRIAN BOHNERT FOR THE COURIER TIFFIN — After a three-day trial, a Fostoria man was convicted Wednesday night of four charges in connection with a fatal Memorial Day arson fire. Charles V. Schaeffer was found guilty of complicity to aggravated arson, a first-degree...

Ohio attorney general presents local man with leadership award

COLUMBUS — The Ohio Attorney General’s Office has honored a Findlay resident with a distinguished civilian leadership award. Jim Woodward, administrative chaplain at the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office, received the honor during a conference Wednesday for law...

Woman sentenced for robbery

By RYAN DUNN staff writer A Toledo woman was sentenced Wednesday to three years in prison for attacking a Findlay Village Mall employee with pepper spray during a robbery. Asia D. Burwell, 19, pleaded guilty to spraying a Buckle clothing store worker on May 24 as he tried to stop...

Officer who crashed cruiser has not returned to full duty

A Findlay police officer has not yet returned to full duty after crashing his cruiser two weeks ago. The department will not reinstate Officer Ryan Parsons, 38, until he completes additional testing and a doctor approves his return, said Lt. Robert Ring. Parsons on Oct. 14 said...

Tax estimate payments due

Third-period income tax estimate payments for Findlay and Arlington individuals are due Friday. Vouchers for all four estimate periods are available on the Tax Department’s website at findlay taxforms.com. To avoid an annual interest charge of 18 percent, Findlay and...
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