U.S. 68 accident injures 3 people

Three people were injured in a single-car accident Wednesday night on U.S. 68, south of Findlay. The Hancock County Sheriff’s Office said Lance Smith, 20, of Findlay, was driving a 2002 Pontiac Trans Am north on U.S. 68, north of Jackson Township 45, at about 9:59 p.m. when...

Behrendt receives Jackson Betts Award

By ALLISON REAMER STAFF WRITER The Findlay-Hancock County Bar Association on Wednesday presented its leadership award to attorney Elizabeth A. Behrendt. Behrendt received the 12th Jackson E. Betts Professionalism Award during the organization’s annual meeting. She is the...

Prosecutor seeks maximum sentence in jailer assault case

The Hancock County Prosecutor’s Office will be requesting a maximum prison sentence today for a McComb man who attacked an off-duty corrections officer inside his Arlington residence in June. Kevin J. Potts, 38, will be sentenced by Judge Joseph Niemeyer of the Hancock...

Family Farm and Home store to open at former DeHaven site

It appears a Family Farm & Home store will be moving into space formerly occupied by DeHaven Home & Garden Showplace, located at 15276 U.S. 224 East. A Family Farm & Home official confirmed the move on Wednesday, and a building permit has been obtained to make $30,000...

Mihalik attends mayors conference

Findlay Mayor Lydia Mihalik is attending the 84th winter meeting for the United States Conference of Mayors in Washington, D.C. this week. This is Mihalik’s first time attending the conference which is a nonpartisan group for mayors of cities with populations greater than...

Barn sustains fire damage

RAWSON — A barn on Eagle Township 43 sustained moderate damage after a fire broke out inside of the structure late Wednesday afternoon, according to Rawson Fire Chief David Swisher. Swisher said no injuries were reported and an estimate for damage is not available yet. He...

McComb plans public hearings on water, sewer systems

McCOMB — A pair of public hearings for McComb residents will be held today at the village municipal building to gather public input about the future of the village’s water and sewer treatment systems. Village Council has scheduled two separate sessions for 10 a.m. and...

Zak returns to development post

TIFFIN — After a four-month stint at Tiffin University, David Zak will return to the Seneca Industrial and Economic Development Corporation today. “A unanimous vote means the world to me,” said Zak, “and I couldn’t be happier with the result. Tiffin...
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