Bucyrus woman killed in accident near Upper Sandusky

UPPER SANDUSKY — A Bucyrus woman was killed Wednesday evening on U.S. 23 near Upper Sandusky when she was struck by a pickup truck while attempting to get something out of the trunk of her vehicle. Stephanie J. Cowgill, 38, was pronounced dead at the scene by Wyandot County...

Class to study ‘quick-fix’ remedies

By RYAN DUNN STAFF WRITER University of Findlay students this fall will have a chance to scrutinize “quick-fix” medications pushed on television. A new elective course will analyze whether studies promoting natural remedies, such as green coffee beans and yacon syrup,...

Convicted child rapist ordered to pay victim $750,000

OTTAWA — A former Continental teacher who was convicted of raping a child has been ordered to pay the victim about $750,000. Jeffrey L. Perry must pay $496,730 for medical expenses and suffering, $250,000 in punitive damages, and about $6,480 in attorney fees for his...

Gabe’s hosting hiring event

Discount fashion retailer Gabe’s will be holding a hiring event today and Friday for up to 150 jobs at its new Findlay store, which is scheduled to open July 26. The hiring event will be from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. today and Friday at Country Inn and Suites, 903 Interstate Drive,...

Pit stop

A woman motorist accidentally drove this Jeep Grand Cherokee into a pit Wednesday at the Valvoline Instant Oil Change service center, 1919 Tiffin Ave. The Jeep’s front, passenger-side tire dropped into a pit about four feet wide about 12:30 p.m. The driver contacted AAA to...

Findlay man pleads guilty to murder

By RYAN DUNN STAFF WRITER A Findlay man pleaded guilty Tuesday to fatally shooting Joe Gutierrez III on a city street in November. In a plea agreement, Ralph G. Harris III, 21, admitted to charges of murder, an unclassified felony; tampering with evidence, a third-degree felony;...

Court: Putnam Road 5 widening was not lawful

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER LEIPSIC — An appeals court this week ruled that a Putnam County judge repeatedly botched rulings, enabling the county commissioners to unlawfully widen a road despite residents’ objections. But residents, who favored alternative routes for...

Downtown Findlay renovation project receives tax credit

By JOY BROWN STAFF WRITER A state historic preservation tax credit worth $325,000 has been awarded to two downtown Findlay building renovation projects near the Hancock County Courthouse. FD Main Street, a private development group comprised of community business and investment...
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