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Two killed in 3-vehicle accident

OTTAWA — Two Columbus Grove women were killed in a three-vehicle accident Friday afternoon on Ohio 65 in Putnam County. The Lima post of the State Highway Patrol reported Christine A. Hayden, 62, and Joan M. Beam, 85, died of injuries suffered in the accident. Beam was a...

Painkiller abuse battle continues

By DENISE GRANT Staff Writer Ohio’s lawmakers have asked Gov. John Kasich to sign several bills meant to address the abuse of painkillers, said State Rep. Robert Sprague, R-Findlay. Sprague gave an update on the progress Friday. The state’s new budget, which Kasich is...

Hite discusses small business tax break

By JOY BROWN STAFF WRITER Laws targeting crop nutrient use and teacher evaluation standards enacted this week were cited by 1st District Sen. Cliff Hite, R-Findlay, at the monthly Republican First Friday luncheon. Taxes were also a hot topic. “We just did another tax break...

Teen murder suspect may be tried as adult

By BRIAN BOHNERT For The Courier FOSTORIA — A judge has yet to decide whether a 17-year-old boy charged in the shooting death of a 20-year-old Fostoria woman late last month will be tried as an adult. Garrett N. Brown, whose last listed address is Findlay, appeared before...

Kasich signs Hite’s crop nutrient bill

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER Farmers squirmed Thursday and State Sen. Cliff Hite reassured them as Gov. John Kasich signed into law Hite’s bill targeting their use of crop nutrients. Hite, R-Findlay, said he balanced farm interests with those of Lake Erie charter fishing...

Colder weather delays corn, soybean planting this spring

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER A gentle rain this week may help along the recently planted corn and soybeans, as the crops begin to emerge. Planting was “not as fast as other years,” said Ed Lentz, agriculture and natural resources educator for Ohio State University...

Crews cleaning Blanchard clear 13 miles of river in May

Crews working to clean the Blanchard River are working their way toward Hancock County. Hancock County’s commissioners received an update on the Blanchard River Stream Enhancement Project at Thursday’s regular meeting. In May, Tawa Tree Service, Ottawa, cleared 13...

Fostoria hospital plans dialysis center

FOSTORIA — In response to a need to expand dialysis services, ProMedica Fostoria Community Hospital will spend more than $1 million to create a dialysis center of more than 3,000 square feet in the Graystone Medical Building, 506 Van Buren St., Fostoria. The project is...
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