Role of parents stressed during Red Ribbon Week

The Hancock County Sheriff’s Office is stressing the role of parents in their children’s choices about alcohol, tobacco and other drugs as part of national Red Ribbon Week, which began Monday. In a survey by the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at...

MPLX ups quarterly cash distribution

MPLX, Marathon Petroleum Corp.’s pipeline and logistics subsidiary, has declared a cash distribution of 51.5 cents per common unit for the third quarter of 2016. The distribution is an increase of 0.5 cent per unit, or 1 percent, over the second-quarter 2016 distribution...

‘Outsider’ needed to end D.C. ‘nonsense,’ Trump’s son says

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER Donald Trump Jr., son of the Republican presidential candidate, touted his father’s outsider credentials to hundreds of cheering supporters in a speech Monday in downtown Findlay. “It’s going to take an outsider to drain the swamp....

Trump supporters list concerns

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER Donald Trump supporters interviewed at Monday’s campaign event in Findlay said they trust the Republican presidential candidate to protect U.S. borders and jobs and to improve health care. Shelley Blachuta of Findlay said Trump is “not the...

Riegle appointed county prosecutor

The Hancock County Republican Central Committee on Monday appointed county Commissioner Phillip Riegle to fill the post of Hancock County prosecutor through the end of the year. The prosecutor position was previously held by Mark Miller, who was appointed to be a Findlay...

WITH VIDEO: Author hopes story of her rape will help other victims

By DANAE KING STAFF WRITER For Joanna Connors, hearing about safety measures on a college campus triggered a panic attack, and a realization: she needed to tell her story. First, she told her children. Then, Cleveland. In April, she told the world with her memoir titled “I...

Open Arms helps more than 10,000 in 2015

By DANAE KING STAFF WRITER In 2015, Open Arms Domestic Violence and Rape Crisis Services helped 10,436 different individuals in Findlay and Hancock County, a 26 percent increase from the year before. “Domestic violence and sexual assault happen here in Hancock...

Free downtown shuttle service Friday a trial run

By DENISE GRANT STAFF WRITER Visitors to downtown Findlay will have access to a free shuttle service on Friday night. Carla Treadway of Findlay-Hancock County Economic Development, who has served as downtown Findlay coordinator since April, said the shuttle will make a 15-minute...
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