Mom, daughter getting first Habitat house built by university community

By ABBEY NICKEL STAFF WRITER Nine-year-old Rachel Merrin thought she was on her way to another interview with her mother, Julie, to be considered for the first Habitat for Humanity house that will be built by the University of Findlay community. But when they walked hand-in-hand...

Carey residents face drug charges after police raid

CAREY — Two Carey residents were arrested on drug trafficking charges after the Wyandot County Special Response Team searched two house trailers early Thursday in Carey Mobile Home Park, 811 E. Findlay St. At Lot 47, Cody T. Lykins, 29, was arrested for complicity to...

Boehner: ‘Good job in a difficult situation’

Chris Oaks spoke with FoxNews.com columnist Liz Peek. Q: Earlier this month, a group of mostly tea party-affiliated Republicans attempted to stage something of a coup within the party with an effort to vote out John Boehner as speaker of the House. How big a blunder was this? A:...

Recovery house may prompt zoning change

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER A controversial addiction recovery house for women at 1900 Greendale Ave. could be the first and last home of its size allowed in a Findlay neighborhood zoned for single-family housing. Findlay officials are starting to re-evaluate city zoning ordinances...

U.S. boosting tariffs on Chinese tires

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER More tariffs are being imposed on imported Chinese-made tires, which unionized Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. workers said are underpriced and costing U.S. jobs. Additional tariffs were imposed this week after a preliminary Commerce Department finding that...

County planning John Hancock celebration

By DENISE GRANT STAFF WRITER Hancock County’s commissioners are making plans for a new celebration in 2016. The commissioners agreed Thursday to an annual recognition of the birthday of John Hancock, the county’s namesake. Hancock was born on Jan. 23, 1737, making...

Strangers reportedly approach children at Highland Estates

The property manager of Highland Estates, a trailer park on Crystal Avenue in Findlay, reported that two children were approached by an unknown man and woman while walking to their bus stop Thursday. A man driving a tan or white sedan spoke to the juveniles, then proceeded to...

Weather alerts to be available through local 2-1-1 service

The city of Findlay and Hancock County Sheriff’s Office will start reporting weather alerts and road closings through United Way’s 2-1-1 service. The service also provides information about school closings and delays, according to United Way of Hancock County. By...
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