Armed Forces Day Celebration kicks off Friday

By DENISE GRANT STAFF WRITER Findlay’s Armed Forces Day Celebration will honor five veterans during each of the next four years, to recognize the 50th anniversary of “Ground Vietnam,” said Roger Neff, past commander of the Findlay Military Association. Normally,...

Former Findlay woman released from prison term

By RYAN DUNN STAFF WRITER A former Findlay woman involved in a notorious 1999 kidnapping case has left prison after 15 years of incarceration. Kathy M. Emmons, 34, on Wednesday returned to Hancock County Common Pleas Court, where she was granted early release after spending...

Findlay man indicted after assault at Cube

By RYAN DUNN Staff Writer A Hancock County grand jury has indicted a Findlay man after a reported assault outside a mixed martial arts event. Austin D. Hickle, 24, was charged with aggravated assault, a fourth-degree felony, stemming from a March 29 incident at the Cube. Hickle...

Consultant to help with health merger

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER Findlay and Hancock County are ready to try again to combine their health departments. Officials from the city and county appear ready to split the $34,000 cost of a consultant to develop a merger plan. City Council’s Appropriations Committee on...

Students stage protest, FHS says ‘no tanks’

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER Findlay High School students on Tuesday protested a portion of the school’s dress code that prohibits tank tops, something they called “sleevery.” Male and female students protested by wearing sleeveless shirts to school on a day they...

Former teacher resentenced in Putnam County

By RYAN DUNN STAFF WRITER OTTAWA — A Putnam County judge on Tuesday again sentenced Jeremy Stober to more than a decade in prison for sex crimes with students. The former Kalida High School teacher returned to Putnam County Common Pleas Court, where he was sentenced for the...

WITH VIDEO: Man brandishing knife robs Findlay gas station

(Video via Findlay Police Department) A man brandishing a knife robbed the Mobil gas station at 1301 N. Main St. on Tuesday night, Findlay police reported. The holdup was reported at 8:49 p.m. Police said the male robber was wearing a black mask with a skull design over the face,...

Truck accident injures driver, blocks Ohio 613

McCOMB — A Perrysburg man was injured Tuesday when the tractor-trailer he was driving rolled over on Ohio 613, between McComb and Van Buren. Paul Richter, 58, was taken to Wood County Hospital in Bowling Green by McComb Emergency Medical Service, the Hancock County...
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