Bluffton requests HPD funds for trail construction project

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER Hancock Park District officials will look into a request by Bluffton for grant money to assist in construction of a trail located outside any of the village parks. Park district Director Gary Pruitt told the park board the grant request has been made...

Five indicted by grand jury

By ALLISON REAMER STAFF WRITER A Findlay man was indicted by a Hancock County grand jury Tuesday for allegedly hitting a city man with his vehicle in January. Cody M. Miller, 30, was charged with felonious assault, a second-degree felony. On Jan. 28 in Findlay, Miller injured a...

Mount Blanchard to hold meeting on park project

MOUNT BLANCHARD — Mount Blanchard residents are invited to offer input at a public meeting on plans for significant improvements to the village park. The Mount Blanchard Heart and Soul group will meet at 7 p.m. Monday in the Village Council chambers. Discussion will center...

Hancock 220 crash injures 4

Four Findlay family members were injured in a two-vehicle crash near Whirlpool Corp. on Hancock County 220 at 7:16 a.m. Monday, authorities reported. Transported by Hanco Ambulance to Blanchard Valley Hospital were a driver, Terry Patterson, 35, and passengers Hannah, 10,...

Local man facing cocaine charges

A Findlay man has been indicted for selling cocaine. Samuel V. Roeber Jr., 32, was charged with two counts of trafficking in cocaine, one fifth-degree felony and one fourth-degree felony. On March 3, 2015, in Findlay, Roeber allegedly sold less than 5 grams of cocaine. He also...

Area school leaders rebel at government standards

By DANAE KING STAFF WRITER After years of frustration, regional school leaders are joining together to attempt a more “libertarian approach” to education. The Northwest/West Central Ohio Public School Advocacy Network, a group of 37 school districts, is expressing...

Coldren top spender in recorder’s race

By DENISE GRANT STAFF WRITER In the Republican primary race for Hancock County recorder, Tracy Coldren’s campaign has spent 10 times more than her opponent, Heather Pendleton. However, both candidates are nearly equal in fundraising, according to pre-election campaign...

Mount Blanchard man enters no contest plea in abduction case

By ALLISON REAMER STAFF WRITER A Mount Blanchard teenager pleaded no contest Monday to abducting a 17-year-old Wharton boy from a Riverdale High School football game in August. Brandon M. Bowman, 19, entered the plea in Hancock County Common Pleas Court to an amended charge of...
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