Findlay driver faces felony OVI charge after accident

A two-vehicle collision at a Findlay intersection Thursday night injured both drivers, and one was then arrested on a felony charge of drunken driving, Findlay police reported. The drivers, Ray A. Nye, 45, of Hancock County, and Richard Gold, 70, of Findlay, were both taken by...

Blanchard River: ‘Moderate’ flood stage expected

The Blanchard River is expected to reach “moderate” flood stage of 13.2 feet today at Findlay, after rainstorms drenched the region. About 1.5 inches of rain fell on the Findlay area Thursday, according to measurements taken at the Findlay Airport, and more rain was...

Litter Landing may undergo renovations

By DENISE GRANT STAFF WRITER Hancock County’s recycling center, Litter Landing, may be getting an upgrade. The county commissioners agreed Thursday to hire Peterman Associates, Findlay, to develop building and site plans for the recycling center. Commissioner Mark Gazarek...

Voter registration deadline nears

Monday is the deadline for voter registration for the May 6 primary election. Election board offices throughout the state will be open from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday to accommodate voter registration. The Hancock County Board of Elections office is at 201 E. Lincoln St. People...

Local Red Cross director to aid disaster relief efforts

Todd James, executive director of the American Red Cross of Hancock, Seneca and Wyandot counties, will be joining several hundred Red Cross disaster responders as part of the Oso, Wash., landslide disaster relief operation. James will leave for Washington state on Saturday and...

July 7 trial date scheduled for Findlay murder suspect

A new trial date has been set for a Findlay man charged with murder in the shooting death of Joe Gutierrez III. Ralph G. Harris III, 21, appeared on Thursday for a brief hearing in Hancock County Common Pleas Court. His jury trial was scheduled for July 7. Harris also replaced...

Two people hurt in city accident

Two people were injured in a traffic accident Thursday morning at the intersection of Tiffin Avenue and Spruce Drive in Findlay. At about 10:30 a.m., Heather Wurts, 37, of Bloomville, was westbound on Tiffin Avenue when she failed to stop at a red light and hit a vehicle driven...

Findlay considers e-cigarette regulations

By JOY BROWN STAFF WRITER Growing concerns from organizations such as the American Lung Association are prompting Findlay officials to consider adding electronic cigarettes to existing smoking regulations. Dr. Stephen Mills, Findlay Health Department commissioner, has suggested...
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