Truck driver injured on I-75

A Florida truck driver was injured Tuesday afternoon in an accident on Interstate 75, between Ohio 613 and Hancock County 99, north of Findlay. Rrok Guraj, 52, of Coral Landings, Florida, was driving a tractor-trailer when it veered off the right side of I-75, struck a ditch and...

Fostoria officer found guilty of reduced charge

FOSTORIA — A Fostoria police officer charged with drunken driving earlier this year was found guilty Monday of a reduced charge. Justin W. Kiser, 34, was found guilty of one count of reckless operation of a motor vehicle, a fourth-degree misdemeanor. He was arrested by the...

Arlington man indicted in death of Findlay child

By ALLISON REAMER STAFF WRITER During a special session Monday, a Hancock County grand jury indicted an Arlington man on a charge of murdering a 2-year-old Findlay boy. Brent R. Houdeshell, 28, was charged with murder, an unclassified felony; endangering children, a second-degree...

Woman admits stealing $150K

By ALLISON REAMER STAFF WRITER A former Circle K district manager on Monday pleaded no contest to stealing more than $150,000 from the company over several years. Donna F. Rexroad, 52, of Dunkirk, entered the plea to grand theft, a third-degree felony, before Judge Reginald...

Recovering addicts warn area students

By DANAE KING STAFF WRITER For Matt Bell, a nine-year heroin addiction began with a cigarette. “It was disgusting,” said Bell, 29, a part of Team Recovery, a Toledo-based organization that works to help addicts and fight the heroin epidemic. “I did it because...

Downtown building demolition underway

By ALLISON REAMER STAFF WRITER As demolition begins on a downtown Findlay building ravaged by fire in January, the cause of the blaze remains undetermined. The fire broke out at the Gibbs Building, 217-227 N. Main St., just south of Center Street, on Jan. 22. The building is...

Fire damages Washington Avenue home

An early Saturday morning fire at 859 Washington Ave. caused $36,000 damage to the Findlay house and its contents, officials report. The fire started in an upstairs closet and remains under investigation, according to Fire Department Battalion Chief Rich Clark. The fire was...

UF graduation set for Saturday

Two University of Findlay alumni are going to be speaking to students during this weekend’s spring commencement ceremony. Vijay Talwar, class of 1992, and Billy Watterson, class of 1996, will talk to 2016 graduates at the University of Findlay’s Commencement on...
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