Hunting lottery scheduled for next Thursday

The annual Hancock Park District’s “Hunting with Permission” lottery will be held at 7 p.m. Sept. 15 in the Activity Barn at Litzenberg Memorial Woods. Hancock County residents will have the opportunity to participate in the lottery in cooperation with state...

Fostoria Avenue project continues

Both lanes of a section of Fostoria Avenue in Findlay will be closed for two weeks while the city installs a new storm sewer line. Both lanes of Fostoria Avenue will be closed between Tiffin Avenue and Plaza Street starting today. The street will be closed between 8 a.m. and 6...

Arnold Machine planning $2.6 million expansion

TIFFIN — Arnold Machine has announced a $2.6 million expansion to its North Star Industrial Park plant in Tiffin, according to Seneca Industrial and Economic Development. The expansion will create 20 new “skilled labor” jobs. The project includes a...

Authorities called to injury accident

McCOMB — A two-vehicle injury accident was reported at about 10:20 p.m. Wednesday at the intersection of Ohio 613 and Pleasant Township 120, west of McComb. Early reports indicate a power pole was damaged and a power outage was reported in the area. AEP crews were called to...

Council doesn’t rush medical pot ban

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER Findlay City Council narrowly voted against hurrying passage of a city-wide ban on medical marijuana dispensaries Tuesday. The ban legislation, requested by Mayor Lydia Mihalik, received the first of three readings. An attempt by council to hurry passage...

Mayor’s pot proposal fires up online debate

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER Mayor Lydia Mihalik’s proposed medical marijuana ban was widely panned online, before City Council decided against rushing its passage Tuesday. Citizens discussed the proposal on Facebook and Twitter and urged people to attend Tuesday night’s...

Fostoria approves ban on medical marijuana

By BRIAN BOHNERT FOR THE COURIER FOSTORIA — Medical marijuana may become legal in the state of Ohio on Thursday, but it won’t in Fostoria. At least, not anytime soon. Fostoria City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved a one-year freeze on the cultivation,...

Findlay man indicted for high-speed chase

By ALLISON REAMER STAFF WRITER A Van Buren man who allegedly led law enforcement on a chase in Findlay last month was indicted by a Hancock County grand jury on Tuesday. Joseph C. Miller, 37, was charged with failure to comply with the order or signal of a police officer, a...
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