Christmas in Carey celebration planned

CAREY — The 12th annual Christmas in Carey celebration will be held from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday in the downtown. Hosted by the Carey Area Chamber of Commerce, the event will feature a variety of entertainment, food, and craft activities at businesses. The family-style...

Wanted: favorite Christmas memories

Do you have a favorite Christmas memory? The Courier is again asking readers to write about their favorite holiday memories and send them in so they can be shared with others. Readers’ recollections will be published before Christmas. Contributors are asked to describe a...

Missing man’s body found

LEIPSIC — A body found in Putnam County is believed to be a Michigan man missing since June. Officials say the skeletal remains were found Tuesday at 2455 Road Y, east of Leipsic and south of Deshler. Brian Martin, 52, of Ypsilanti, Michigan, was last seen in Toledo at a...

Council Legislation

Dec. 2, 2014 Public Attendance: 20 ORDINANCES • 2014-95, second reading, by emergency, appropriating $637,345 in state grant money to build a road to the new McLane distribution center. Rules of council suspended, ordinance given third reading. Ordinance then adopted 10-0. •...

Health agency merger plan advancing

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER Findlay City Council members will get their first look at a plan for a combined city-county health department before the year ends. Council will meet informally at 5:30 p.m. Dec. 18 to hear details from Safety-Service Director Paul Schmelzer....

Cooper closes deal with China partner

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER Cooper Tire & Rubber Co.’s disaffected former partner in a huge tire plant in China has completed its buyout of Cooper Tire’s interest in their partnership, Cooper Chengshan Tire Co. Cooper sold its 65 percent ownership interest in the...

BVC hoping to seek levy renewal in May

By DENISE GRANT STAFF WRITER Blanchard Valley Center wants to seek renewal of its 1.9-mill operating levy in May, center officials told the Hancock County commissioners Tuesday. The levy, which expires in December 2015, was first approved by voters in May 2005. It was last...

Grand jury indicts pair for restaurant burglary

By RYAN DUNN STAFF WRITER Two men face multiple felony charges in connection with an alleged break-in at Tony’s Restaurant. A Hancock County grand jury on Tuesday indicted Kip A. Wright, 23, and Darrin E. Wright, 44, on charges of breaking and entering, possessing criminal...
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