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County grand jury indicts six people on drug charges

By RYAN DUNN staff writer A Hancock County grand jury on Tuesday charged a Findlay man with cocaine possession. Ronald M. Reichenbach, 41, allegedly possessed between 10 and 20 grams of the drug May 3 in Findlay. The charge is a third-degree felony. Separately, an Alger man was...

Area unemployment rates drop

Hancock County’s unemployment rate stayed flat at 4 percent from April to May, the state reported. Jobless rates declined among most neighboring counties last month, the State Job and Family Services Department reported. May unemployment rates among neighboring counties,...

Cooper starts hiring for new center

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. is locating its $35.5 million Global Technical Center in Findlay because of the factory and regional technical center here, plus community and state support, company President Roy Armes said Monday. Hiring already has begun...

Findlay schools looking for more energy savings

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER Findlay City Schools is considering hiring an energy conservation company to reduce the district’s energy bills. The school board on Monday heard from a representative of Cenergistic, based in Dallas, Texas, about the savings the district could...

Sprague details drug battle

By RYAN DUNN STAFF WRITER The aggressive statewide fight against prescription drug and heroin abuse is continuing with new laws, state Rep. Robert Sprague told the Findlay Rotary Club on Monday. Recently approved legislation requires doctors to consult a patient prescription...

McComb hoping to speed up water tower construction

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER McCOMB — McComb Council hopes a South Dakota firm hired to construct a new water tower can hurry its schedule, village officials said Monday. That’s because some leaks have been fixed in the current downtown tower, and Village Council does...

Carey postpones meeting to fill vacant council post

CAREY — A June 30 special Carey Council meeting to name a replacement for former Councilman John Green has been canceled, according to fiscal officer Jeni Fletcher. The next council meeting will be at 7 p.m. July 21 in council chambers at the municipal building. The June 30...

Area man’s body found in pond

OTTOVILLE — A rural Ottoville man apparently drowned Sunday in a family pond, the Putnam County Sheriff’s Office reports. The body of Donald J. Burgei, 59, of 24962 Road P, was recovered from the pond about 11:49 p.m. Sunday by the Putnam County Sheriff’s Office...
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