Drunken man recruits boy, 9, to drive car

TIFFIN — He was already sauced, but he wanted some for his chicken. Police say a drunken Tiffin man, Cory D. Mathias, 27, had his 9-year-old neighbor drive him to a carryout to buy barbecue sauce for a chicken dinner Saturday night. Employees at the Pit Stop, 321 E. Perry...

Second Findlay business robbed by knife-wielding man

For the second time in two nights, a North Main Street business was robbed Monday night by a man with knife, Findlay police reported. According to police, the suspect entered the Mobil gas station, 1303 N. Main St., at 8:36 p.m. The man brandished a knife and demanded cash from...

Car rolls down driveway, strikes another vehicle

An Ottawa man was cited after a car rolled down a driveway and struck another vehicle in Findlay at 9:21 a.m. Monday, police reported. Findlay police said John McDaniel, 75, of Ottawa, was driving a 2010 Chrysler Town Car and attempted to park in the driveway of the Blanchard...

U.S. 23 accident hurts Alvada man

FOSTORIA — An Alvada truck driver was injured Monday in a two-vehicle accident at the intersection of U.S. 23 and Township 108, south of Fostoria. Wayne Couch, 63, was taken to ProMedica Fostoria Community Hospital by Bascom Emergency Medical Service, according to Trooper...

Carey may build athletic building, school bus garage

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER CAREY — Superintendent Mike Wank received school board approval Monday to continue discussions with architects and construction officials about building an athletic building and bus garage at the new school property on South Vance Street. With...

Railroad crossing repairs scheduled

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER McCOMB — Motorists traveling through McComb next week should prepare for delays. That’s because Norfolk Southern is planning to upgrade three railroad crossings next Monday through Friday, McComb Council said Monday. Crossings will be...

Findlay carryout robbed Sunday

The Findlay Police Department investigated a robbery Sunday night at Som Carryout, 825 N. Main St., city police reported. The business was robbed at 8:14 p.m. by a male brandishing a knife. The male demanded cash from a register and it was handed over, according to the police....

Bluffton school board to seek income tax renewal in 2016

By ABBEY NICKEL STAFF WRITER BLUFFTON — Bluffton school board members have unanimously approved a resolution to ask voters to renew a three-year, half-percent income tax next year. The current income tax expires in 2016. If the tax is renewed, it will raise $700,000...
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