Weekend: Mental Health Moment

By NANCY STEPHANI Our communities are suffering from what some call a parenting crisis. A recent report indicated that many parents are afraid of their children. A toddler demands a different glass and the parent gives in. If the child throws a temper tantrum the mother feels...

Weekend Doctor

By ANGELA SCHRODER, MFN, RD, LD, CDE The Food Research and Action Center performed a study from 2011-12 that found 68.5 percent of all adult Americans to be overweight and 34.9 percent of all adult Americans to be obese. This is a scary statistic because of the consequences that...

Weekend: 4-H, FFA programs already preparing for next summer

By CASSIE TURNER While a highlight of the 4-H and FFA program is the displays and livestock shows during the Hancock County Fair, there is activity all year long. There are programs, educational events and much more to prepare youth for success and training for the adults that...

Cause of Fostoria house fire unknown

By MORGAN MANNS FOR THE COURIER FOSTORIA — An early morning fire Friday destroyed a large unoccupied house on Fostoria’s West Tiffin Street. The blaze at 504 W. Tiffin St. was reported at 5:25 a.m. Fire Chief Ken Chapman said the north and northeast sides of the...

Blaze destroys 2 barns near Arlington

ARLINGTON — Two barns were destroyed and some farm equipment was damaged, but there were no injuries reported from a Thursday night fire northeast of Arlington. No cause has been determined, said Fire Chief Al Latta, and no livestock was in the barns. Arlington Fire...

Company recognizes UF online programs

The University of Findlay was recently recognized as having one of the most affordable four-year online programs in Ohio. Onlinecolleges.net, which keeps tabs on such programs throughout the nation and provides information about the educational option, listed the university at...

University hosting Bingo Night

Greg Thompson, a professional impersonator and entertainer, will perform as Austin Powers and be the caller for the University of Findlay’s Celebrity Bingo Night on Jan. 10 in the Alumni Memorial Union’s multipurpose room. The event, open to the public, will begin at...

Local traffic fatalities show increase in 2014

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER The number of fatal traffic accidents in Findlay and Hancock County edged upward in 2014. Fatal alcohol-related crashes also increased. According to local law enforcement, nine traffic deaths were reported on county and city roads last year....
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