Economist offers rosy forecast for nation’s economy this year

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER Employment and incomes will grow faster this year than in any year since the Great Recession of 2008-2009, an economist told a Findlay audience on Thursday. Even better: The trend likely will continue for years, according to Robert Morgan, managing...

Council hears details of fiber loop project

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER Findlay City Council has a few weeks to decide whether the city government will participate in a fiber loop with Findlay Schools and Hancock County. Council members heard details of the project during an informal meeting Thursday evening. The project may...

Shooting suspect indicted on 13 charges

By BRIAN BOHNERT FOR THE COURIER The Toledo man charged with shooting a mother and daughter at Nye’s Trailer Park in Fostoria late last month has been indicted on 13 charges by a Wood County grand jury. Terrance R. J. Williamson, 34, of Toledo, was indicted Wednesday on two...

Owens’ nursing program receives state approval

By DANAE KING STAFF WRITER The Owens Community College nursing program has once again received full approval from the Ohio Board of Nursing, another positive sign for a program that lost its national accreditation in 2009. Though Owens regained its national accreditation in 2013,...

Strategic planning underway for Blanchard Valley Center

By DENISE GRANT STAFF WRITER Blanchard Valley Center Superintendent Kelli Grisham met with the Hancock County commissioners Thursday to ask their help in identifying goals for the center’s strategic plan. The plan, which could cover up to five years of operations at the...

Findlay woman found unconscious in yard

A Findlay woman was taken to the hospital after she was found unconscious in a yard in the 100 block of Tioga Avenue Thursday morning, Findlay police reported. The 27-year-old woman, whose name was not released, was found by a resident of the neighborhood around 7:43 a.m....

Two hurt in three-vehicle, chain-reaction accident

Two people were injured in a three-vehicle accident on Findlay’s Western Avenue Thursday morning. Findlay police said a southbound 2011 Chevy Malibu driven by Curtis A. Devore, 55, of Findlay, struck the rear of another 2011 Chevy Malibu driven by Becky J. Macke, 26, of...

Driver hits pole on city street

A Findlay woman was injured when her car struck a utility pole in a single-vehicle accident Thursday morning. Shannon F. Lowd, 18, of Findlay, was traveling north at 7:27 a.m. in the 1700 block of Western Avenue, approaching Lake Cascades Parkway, when she lost control of her...
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