City police: Gun fired at vehicle

Findlay police are investigating a report of a gun being fired at a parked vehicle Wednesday night on Carnahan Avenue. According to police, a suspect fired a gun at a vehicle parked at 610 Carnahan Ave. at 6:27 p.m., then fled. No one was injured. Police said the suspect is known...

Townships voice concerns about diversion channel

By DENISE GRANT STAFF WRITER Trustees from both Liberty and Eagle townships brought a list of concerns about the proposed 9.4-mile diversion channel to the Hancock County commissioners Tuesday. It was the first meeting between the trustees and the commissioners since the...

Survey: Fewer Hancock County youth drinking, misusing drugs

By SARA ARTHURS STAFF WRITER A new health assessment shows fewer youth in Hancock County are drinking and misusing prescription drugs, but the opposite is true of adults. Britney Ward, director of community health improvement for the Hospital Council of Northwest Ohio, presented...

Renovation planned at Waldo Pepper’s

Waldo Pepper’s restaurant will temporarily close for remodeling June 5, and reopen weeks later as “Legends Steakhouse & Sports Bar” with a more open-to-Main-Street vibe. Hancock Sports Hall of Fame memorabilia will be displayed throughout when it opens in...

North Baltimore teachers contract approved

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER NORTH BALTIMORE — The two sides bargaining a teacher contract in North Baltimore expressed relief Tuesday that a three-year deal was reached without acrimony or a mediator. The first year of the contract will give teachers a 2.5 percent pay...

University hires director of international admissions

The University of Findlay has hired a new director of international admissions and services. Martin Bennett, who began working at the university this month, specializes in student recruitment overseas, according to the university. Most recently, he served as the global social...

Lightning strike blamed for fire at rural residence

VAN BUREN — A fire started by lightning caused an estimated $20,000 in damage to a large Cass Township home early Tuesday. No injuries were reported. Allen Township and Washington Township firefighters were called about 3:34 a.m. to a fire at 1800 Cass Township 236, south...

Recorder candidates file finance reports

By DENISE GRANT STAFF WRITER Heather Pendleton of Findlay, a candidate in the Republican primary election for Hancock County recorder, spent nearly $4,000 late in the campaign, while her opponent spent very little, according to post-election campaign finance reports. That was the...
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