Rettig Brothers becomes Art Van

Rettig Brothers Furniture, located on U.S. 224 west of Findlay, will become Art Van Furniture’s first franchise store in Ohio, after remodeling and expanding next month. Rettig Brothers Furniture will be called Art Van Findlay, Michigan-based Art Van Furniture said. Rettig...

Carey school board OKs tax abatement

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER CAREY — Carey school board on Monday approved an enterprise zone agreement between the village and Halla Visteon Climate Control, of Detroit, Michigan, for a 100 percent tax abatement if the company locates in a recently-constructed industrial...

Post-traumatic stress disorder forum planned

By DENISE GRANT STAFF WRITER Public awareness needs to be on the front line when it comes to defeating post-traumatic stress disorder, not only among veterans, but in the general population too. On Thursday, the National Alliance on Mental Illness of Hancock County, along with...

Old water tower to be torn down

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer McCOMB — McComb’s old water tower is slated to come down within two weeks, Village Council learned Monday. A new, 100,000-gallon downtown water tower was put into service recently, allowing for demolition of the old tower. Separately,...

Man in wheelchair struck by pickup

A Findlay man in a motorized wheelchair was injured Monday night when he was struck by a truck while riding in the roadway in the 1600 block of South Blanchard Street, according to Findlay Patrolman Morgan Greeno. James R. Withers, 50, was riding north in the wheelchair in the...

Names of businesses deferring city tax payments requested

The Courier submitted a public records request to Findlay officials Monday for the names of businesses paying taxes on an installment plan and the names of businesses getting taxes deferred. The written request, under the Freedom of Information Act, was given to city Law Director...

Missing teens captured in West Virginia

Two missing teens from Wyandot County, suspected of several crimes in Ohio and Pennsylvania, were arrested Saturday by West Virginia State Police after a chase, according to the Wyandot County Sheriff’s Office. Triston Kindle, 16, of Upper Sandusky, and Rose May, 15, of...

U.S. 68 crash kills Arlington woman

An Arlington woman was killed Sunday afternoon when her vehicle struck a stopped tractor-trailer on U.S. 68, south of Findlay. Amanda Peterson, 35, was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident, the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office reported. Peterson was driving a 2011...
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