No state funds available this year for U.S. 68 work

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER ARLINGTON — State funding won’t be immediately available to repair U.S. 68 through Arlington, Village Council announced Monday. State Sen. Cliff Hite, R-Findlay, recently informed a council representative there is “no...

Recommendations offered to preserve Shannon Cemetery

By HANNAH DUNBAR STAFF WRITER BLUFFTON — The Shannon Cemetery Commission on Monday recommended a preservation plan for Bluffton’s oldest burial ground. The plan is supported by The Friends of Shannon Cemetery, a group that opposed an earlier, controversial plan to...

One person hurt in Findlay crash

A juvenile female driver was injured and taken by Hanco Ambulance to Blanchard Valley Hospital after a two-vehicle accident about 2:46 p.m. Monday at the intersection of Defiance Avenue and Bolton Street, Findlay police reported. Police said Gregory Johnson, 38, of Findlay, was...

Fatal crash reported on Marion Township 237

A Findlay teenager was killed in a one-car accident Sunday afternoon on Marion Township 237, just east of the Findlay city limits. The Hancock County Sheriff’s Office reported Jay M. Finchum, 18, was pronounced dead at the scene. According to the sheriff’s office,...

Break-in suspect in custody

A man suspected of attempting to break into a rural home Friday on Hancock County 37 is in custody, the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office says. It was not clear Sunday if the suspect is connected to a string of rural break-ins in southern Hancock County. A man reportedly...

Putnam County offices up for grabs

By ALLISON REAMER STAFF WRITER Republican voters in Putnam County will decide a race for county sheriff and two county commissioner contests in the primary election on March 15. Sheriff’s Capt. Brian Siefker and Columbus Grove Police Chief Nick Gilgenbach, both Republicans,...

Public Meetings

The following public meetings will be held this week in the Findlay area: TODAY Findlay school board, 6 p.m., Millstream Cafe. Liberty-Benton school board regular meeting, 6 p.m., followed by a special meeting at 7:25 p.m., board offices. Arlington Council, 7 p.m., municipal...

Weekend: ‘Much Ado About Nothing’

Come join the Fort Findlay Playhouse to celebrate the end of an era. It has been 30 years since FFP has produced a Shakespeare play, and that will end this February as “Much Ado About Nothing” is presented February 18-21 and 25-27. The hilarious comedy set in Messina...
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