‘Good Samaritan’ bill approved

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER State Rep. Robert Sprague’s “Good Samaritan Bill” is heading to the governor’s desk. House Bill 110, which would grant a person immunity when seeking emergency medical services for somebody who is overdosing, unanimously passed...

Drug court graduate showing support

By ALLISON REAMER STAFF WRITER Although a Findlay man was recently the first to graduate from the Hancock County Common Pleas Drug Court program, he still showed up to Tuesday’s session to show support for his peers. “I’m just taking care of myself and trying to...

School treasurer to retire this year

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER NORTH BALTIMORE — Two administrative vacancies in the North Baltimore School District will need to be filled, the school board announced Tuesday. Eve Baldwin, the district’s treasurer for 26 years, will retire on Dec. 30. “I know...

Whirlpool plans wind turbines at Ottawa, Marion factories

Whirlpool Corp. will build a wind turbine in Ottawa and three in Marion, a $13.5 million investment to help power its plants in the respective towns. The Ottawa turbine will offset the factory’s electrical consumption by 34 percent when it is completed by the end of this...

Two men indicted on drug charges

A Hancock County grand jury indicted two people on drug-related charges on Tuesday. Langston H. Harrell, 33, of Columbus, was charged with aggravated possession of drugs, a second-degree felony. On May 18 in Findlay, Harrell allegedly possessed between five and 50 times the bulk...

Enrollment at Millstream still growing

By DANAE KING STAFF WRITER During Monday night’s Findlay board of education meeting, Pam Hamlin joked about Millstream needing to add on to its often described “new” four-year-old building. But she wasn’t completely joking. “We are almost maxed our...

Putnam County Jail inmate missing

OTTAWA — The Putnam County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a woman who did not return to the county jail after being released on a furlough. At 9:30 a.m. Friday, Breonna Jean Stephens, 22, was granted a furlough to attend the funeral of her grandfather, Frank...

Delaware Township garage destroyed by fire Sunday

MOUNT BLANCHARD — A garage was destroyed by fire at 18590 Delaware Township 155 late Sunday. Delaware Township Fire Chief David Rodabaugh said the garage, at the residence of Brad Walter, was a complete loss. A 1993 Chevy pickup truck and a 1995 Prowler camper trailer were...
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