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Assistant school chief selected

Findlay City Schools Superintendent Edward Kurt will see a familiar face in the assistant superintendent’s office this fall. During a special meeting Thursday, Findlay school board hired Troy Roth, the middle and high school principal at Margaretta Local Schools in...

Findlay celebrates business ranking

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER Findlay’s No. 1 ranking for business growth in 2014 was celebrated Thursday by business and state and local government leaders and an editor of the international magazine which did the rankings. Findlay and Hancock County’s quality of life...

Fire damages Findlay factory

A fire early Thursday at the Cascade Kenhar factory in Findlay caused about $250,000 in damage, city firefighters report. Production employees were evacuated when the fire, in a paint booth, was reported at 1:27 a.m. No injuries were reported, Battalion Chief Richard Clark said....

Plans set for 4th parade

Bob Driftmyer and Jim Woodward have joined Rick Constien and Jim Barker as rotating co-chairs to Kevin Lok for the Flag City July Fourth Parade in Findlay, Lok said Thursday. The parade, which begins at 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 4, travels from Marathon Petroleum Corp. on South...

Findlay Council considers pay hikes

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER Findlay’s elected officials could be getting a raise in their next terms. A committee of City Council members met Wednesday to discuss potential raises for the mayor, auditor, law director, treasurer and council members. Committee members said they...

More century farms receive recognition

REYNOLDSBURG — The Ohio Department of Agriculture has recognized 104 new century or bicentennial farms, owned by the same family for at least 100 or 200 consecutive years. Thirty-two of the 104 farms are in Hancock and surrounding counties. There are now more than 1,100...

Work will close E. Sandusky St.

Findlay’s East Sandusky Street will be closed between Main and East streets from 5 a.m. to 10 a.m. today so crews can work on a waterline, according to the city Engineering Department. Lane reductions will be in place on East Sandusky Street after the street reopens. The...

Cygnet man faces heroin charges

A Cygnet man has been charged with drug trafficking in Hancock County. Antonio L. Cortez Jr., 38, was charged with two counts of trafficking in heroin, both fifth-degree felonies. On May 1 in Findlay, and May 6 in McComb, Cortez allegedly sold less than 1 gram of heroin. He was...
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