Arcadia won’t seek funds for repaving

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER ARCADIA — Unwilling to assume a larger share of a financial burden to obtain state funds, Arcadia Council recently decided against applying for money to repave a portion of North Main Street. Council had considered seeking funds from the Ohio...

Crash injures woman near McComb

McCOMB — A Leipsic woman was taken to Blanchard Valley Hospital on Wednesday night after her Jeep was sideswiped and then downed a utility pole near McComb. Rosa Lehmann, 50, was transported to the hospital, Hancock County Sheriff’s Deputy Tyler Von Sossan said. Von...

2 named to tackle worker shortage

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER Findlay and Hancock County now have someone working full time to erase a worker shortage that threatens to cripple the local economy. Laurie Zydonik on Wednesday was introduced as director of Raise the Bar Hancock County, created to tailor future workers...

Cross considers Ohio House bid in 2018

Jon Cross, president of the Hardin County Chamber of Commerce and Business Alliance, said Wednesday he is considering a 2018 run for the 83rd District seat in the Ohio House, now held by Rep. Robert Sprague, R-Findlay. Sprague may run for state treasurer in 2018. If Sprague...

Truck accident damages Osborn Avenue bridge

A truck accident has forced the closure of Findlay’s East Main Cross Street underpass beneath the Osborn Avenue bridge. A pickup truck, pulling a trailer carrying a lift, was trying to go through the underpass and hit the bridge sometime before 10 a.m. Wednesday,...

Arlington doesn’t renew contract for sheriff’s patrols

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER ARLINGTON — Arlington Council this week terminated its contract with the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office to provide extra patrols in the village. “Finances was the root of it,” Mayor Michael Palmer said of council’s...

Hunting lottery scheduled for next Thursday

The annual Hancock Park District’s “Hunting with Permission” lottery will be held at 7 p.m. Sept. 15 in the Activity Barn at Litzenberg Memorial Woods. Hancock County residents will have the opportunity to participate in the lottery in cooperation with state...

Fostoria Avenue project continues

Both lanes of a section of Fostoria Avenue in Findlay will be closed for two weeks while the city installs a new storm sewer line. Both lanes of Fostoria Avenue will be closed between Tiffin Avenue and Plaza Street starting today. The street will be closed between 8 a.m. and 6...
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