Changing times at Cooper

EDITOR’S NOTE: Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. this year is marking its 100th anniversary. In the last of a four-part series, Courier business reporter Lou Wilin takes a close look at the company’s successes and struggles over the years. By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER Wall...

Jury seated to hear Findlay murder case

By RYAN DUNN STAFF WRITER A nine-woman, three-man jury was selected Tuesday to decide the Montre Robinson murder trial, after several hours of attorney interviews. Robinson, 21, of Findlay, faces a charge of murder in the Nov. 8 shooting death of Joe Gutierrez III. The...

UF students may get free meningitis vaccinations

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER Findlay will likely offer University of Findlay students free meningitis vaccines later this month. City Council’s Appropriations Committee on Tuesday approved a recommendation to council to make $8,200 available for the vaccines. The money will...

Park district seeks Blanchard River trail designation

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER The Hancock Park District board approved a resolution Tuesday seeking designation of the Blanchard River as a state water trail from the nature preserve near Mount Blanchard to Blanchard Landing boat launch. Gary Pruitt, park district director, said the...

Commissioners prepare budget projections

By DENISE GRANT Staff Writer Hancock County’s commissioners are working on 2015 budget projections in preparation for department hearings to be held in November. The commissioners met with the county budget commission on Tuesday and reviewed third-quarter numbers. The...

Findlay man charged with assaulting sheriff’s deputies

A Hancock County grand jury on Tuesday indicted a Findlay man on charges of assaulting two sheriff’s deputies. Andrew P. Huffman, 24, of Findlay, allegedly harmed Deputy Shane Leeth and Deputy Thomas Miller on Thursday in Amanda Township. Both counts are fourth-degree...

Man killed in Hardin accident

ROUNDHEAD — A Harrod man was killed early Tuesday when his sport utility vehicle struck a tractor-trailer head-on, north of Roundhead. Brian Stolzenburg, 29, of Harrod, was driving a Ford Explorer west on Ohio 67, east of Ohio 235, at 3:25 a.m. when he drove left of center...

Hit-and-run accident injures Fostoria woman

VAN BUREN — A Fostoria woman was injured in a hit-and-run accident on Ohio 613 in northern Hancock County on Tuesday afternoon. Tanya Waltermyer, 35, was taken by Hanco Ambulance to Blanchard Valley Hospital, the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office reported. The...
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