FHS mentorship program passes 30-year milestone

By DANAE KING STAFF WRITER When Patrick Matheny walked into Marathon on the first day of his law school internship, it felt like he was “going full circle.” He’d been there years before as part of a Findlay High School mentorship program. Matheny returned to...

Accident victim extricated

Findlay firefighters work to extricate an accident victim from a car after a two-vehicle crash that closed South Blanchard Street at East Main Cross Street at around 10:43 a.m. Friday. The car driver was freed from the wreckage and taken to Blanchard Valley Hospital by Hanco...

Collision injures woman on horse

ARCADIA — A California woman was injured when the horse she was riding was struck by a truck Thursday on Hancock County 109, northwest of Arcadia. Ashton Adams, 25, of Ventura, California, was taken to Blanchard Valley Hospital by Hanco Emergency Medical Service with a...

New business

Scott Berndt is the owner of The CaveMan Store, a new Findlay business that is a “purveyor of man-cave stuff” at 117 E. Crawford St. The store offers a variety of “vintage man-cave stuff” and specializes in “memorabilia from the old days of sports,...

County’s razing plans advance

By DENISE GRANT STAFF WRITER Demolition of several flood-damaged buildings in the 200 block of North Main Street in downtown Findlay could begin as early as mid-June. The Hancock County commissioners opened bids on the project Thursday. ALL Excavation & Demolition of McComb...

Foor gets six years for two robberies

By ALLISON REAMER STAFF WRITER A Findlay man was sentenced to six years in prison for holding up two city convenience stores last fall. Joel E. Foor, 27, was sentenced Thursday by Judge Joseph Niemeyer for convictions on two counts of robbery, both second-degree felonies. Foor...

Criminal case defendants have the right to bond

By ALLISON REAMER STAFF WRITER The last two murder cases in Hancock County involve defendants who were out of jail at the time of the crime on either medical furlough or on bond. A Findlay man who was shot and killed by an officer during a struggle last year was also out on bond....

ATV crash hurts Bluffton man

BLUFFTON — A Bluffton man was injured when he hit a tree stump while driving an all-terrain vehicle through a ditch on the east side of Orange Township 51 Monday night. According to the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office, Dennis Boyd, the ATV driver, was ejected from the...
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