Weekend: And they’re off!

The Kentucky Derby spawns a number of events around the country. This year, the Hancock County Agency on Aging will host the fourth annual Derby Gala on Saturday, May 2. The event is being held at the Hancock County Agency on Aging, 339 E. Melrose Ave. There was an overwhelming...

Weekend: Get Out!

Events 39TH ANNUAL QUILT SHOW April 28-May 3 The 39th annual Quilt Show at Sauder Village is again expected to draw quilters from across the country from April 28 through May 3. For six days hundreds of quilters will be sharing their talents as both traditional and modern...

Weekend: Mental Health Moment

By KATHY FOUST At times, we all experience some level of anxiety. The extent of the anxiety and how we handle it is important. It can affect our emotions, such as worry, panic, depression, low self-esteem, hopelessness, anger or guilt. Anxiety can have an impact on our physical...

Weekend Doctor

By DR. ROBERT HEACOCK You may be scheduled to receive a routine endoscopy this year. Endoscopies can detect a list of illnesses such as inflammations, ulcers and tumors. There is another type of endoscopy a few may be scheduled for called endoscopic retrograde...

Weekend: Gardening is wonderful, healthy activity in your golden years

By CHERYL D. MILLER Gardening is a wonderful activity for keeping us healthy and active in our golden years. There are a variety of gardening methods, tools, and plants to help us as we age. Planning before you plant is extremely important for successful low-maintenance...

Putnam County engineer agrees to resign

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER Putnam County Engineer Terrence “Terry” Recker has agreed to resign the job he has held since 1981, as part of a settlement with the Ohio Ethics Commission. The commission determined that Recker violated Ohio ethics law by granting pay...

New owner opens Dow film plant to visitors

Local and state government officials and the public attended a ceremony and open house Friday for Valfilm, the new owner of the former Dow Chemical Co. plant at 3441 N. Main St. Dow was planning to close the 400,000-square-foot film-producing plant, so Valfilm’s purchase of...

Wobser outspends council opponents

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER Jeff Wobser, one of four Republican candidates running for three at-large seats on Findlay City Council, has spent more on his campaign than all the other at-large candidates combined. Wobser has spent $5,085 on his campaign so far, while John Kovach...
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