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Further felony charges of improperly discharging a firearm at or into a habitation, possession of drugs and possessing w...
01/26/2023
Suspect apprehended for drive-by shooting

Further felony charges of improperly discharging a firearm at or into a habitation, possession of drugs and possessing weapons under a disability are pending based off further investigation.

Findlay man arrested

Emmalin Fisher, left, and Elyse Knapp build a snowman with freshly-fallen snow in Findlay Wednesday.A reader submitted t...
01/26/2023

Emmalin Fisher, left, and Elyse Knapp build a snowman with freshly-fallen snow in Findlay Wednesday.

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The Findlay Police Department responded to the 900, 1000 and 1100 blocks of South Main Street and the 1100 block of Hurd...
01/25/2023
Police: Recent thefts connected

The Findlay Police Department responded to the 900, 1000 and 1100 blocks of South Main Street and the 1100 block of Hurd Avenue after multiple calls of attempted garage break-ins on Jan. 17.

Happened in same area

Arlington got off to a great start, received 19 points from Meah Alexander, and held on to knock off Waynesfield-Goshen,...
01/25/2023
Arlington hangs on to get past W-G

Arlington got off to a great start, received 19 points from Meah Alexander, and held on to knock off Waynesfield-Goshen, 56-51,

Girls basketball recaps

Upon looking into Greeno's background, The Courier found that in at least two courts and three counties, Greeno had a hi...
01/25/2023
Body found in Findlay pond identified

Upon looking into Greeno's background, The Courier found that in at least two courts and three counties, Greeno had a history of criminal offenses that began about 20 years ago.

Deceased man had run-ins with law

The letter discusses the Seneca County Board of Health’s notice of intent to deny the operating license for Sunny Farms ...
01/25/2023
Fostoria landfill responds to Board of Health decision

The letter discusses the Seneca County Board of Health’s notice of intent to deny the operating license for Sunny Farms Landfill. The letter was written by Dale Papajcik of Squire Patton Boggs, the law firm representing Sunny Farms.

Sunny Farms requests hearing

The National Weather Service issued a winter storm warning for Hancock County and much of the Northwest Ohio region from...
01/25/2023
Heavy snow predicted for Findlay, county

The National Weather Service issued a winter storm warning for Hancock County and much of the Northwest Ohio region from 3 a.m. to 11 p.m. today. In an advisory, the service reported heavy snow is expected, with total accumulation predicted between 4 to 7 inches.

Wintry weather expected through the day

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01/24/2023

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While Mariah wants to etch her name into the record books, she isn’t focused on individual success. She sees basketball ...
01/24/2023
'I definitely want to get my jersey up next to hers'

While Mariah wants to etch her name into the record books, she isn’t focused on individual success. She sees basketball as more of a team game, and tends to focus on doing the little things.

Bonham looks to reach milestones at Riverdale, as just her mother -- and coach -- did

The family of a man who died after a brief struggle with corrections officers at the Richland County Jail in September 2...
01/24/2023
Coroners shut down questions

The family of a man who died after a brief struggle with corrections officers at the Richland County Jail in September 2019 wants his death certificate changed to show he was the victim of a homicide.

Family wants death certificate changed

The body of a deceased man found in a retention pond in the 1100 block of W. Trenton Avenue was identified Tuesday morni...
01/24/2023
Walmart body identified

The body of a deceased man found in a retention pond in the 1100 block of W. Trenton Avenue was identified Tuesday morning.

A body found behind Walmart was identified

The indictment includes a specification alleging that Wickman fired a gun at another male from a motor vehicle in Septem...
01/24/2023
Man charged with firing gun at another

The indictment includes a specification alleging that Wickman fired a gun at another male from a motor vehicle in September in Van Buren Township.

A Findlay man was indicted by a Hancock County grand jury last week, alleging he fired a gun at another male last fall

Liberty-Benton’s Gavin Gillig, Elmwood’s Cannon Endicott and Upper Sandusky’s Abraham Baldwin were weight class champion...
01/23/2023
Three area wrestlers win crowns at VB Invite

Liberty-Benton’s Gavin Gillig, Elmwood’s Cannon Endicott and Upper Sandusky’s Abraham Baldwin were weight class champions on Saturday when some of the top teams and wrestlers in Northwest Ohio gathered to take part in the Van Buren Invitational.

Wrestling, hockey, swimming

The Durango spun and stopped on the the sidewalk of the intersection while the Cherokee continued eastbound for close to...
01/23/2023
Police investigating hit-skip crash

The Durango spun and stopped on the the sidewalk of the intersection while the Cherokee continued eastbound for close to 50 feet past the intersection. After coming to a rest, the unknown driver and an unknown passenger fled the scene.

Two injured, two flee Saturday night

Every city office, with the exception of the treasurer, is up for election. That includes the mayor, auditor, law direct...
01/23/2023
Findlay's 3rd Ward could see contested race

Every city office, with the exception of the treasurer, is up for election. That includes the mayor, auditor, law director, all ward and at-large council seats and council president.

Most city office seats may go unchallenged

The council granted consent to the Director of Transportation of the State of Ohio, and authorized the mayor on behalf o...
01/23/2023
Fostoria City Council approves grant for pavement repair

The council granted consent to the Director of Transportation of the State of Ohio, and authorized the mayor on behalf of the City of Fostoria to enter into contracts with the Director of Transportation necessary to complete the pavement repair projects.

Amends ambulance district agreement

The crowd, consisting of UF students, faculty, and community members, walked silently from the Buford Center of Diversit...
01/23/2023
University of Findlay celebrates life of King

The crowd, consisting of UF students, faculty, and community members, walked silently from the Buford Center of Diversity and Inclusion to the Winebrenner Theological Seminary, as part of their week-long celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Activities focus on civil rights leader's message

It's nice to have uninterrupted time because all of the trimmings and trees from the holidays have to be taken down and ...
01/23/2023
Museum shuts down for winter cleaning

It's nice to have uninterrupted time because all of the trimmings and trees from the holidays have to be taken down and packed away. Nearly every room was decorated.

Closed facility is hive of activity

Third-party services are needed to replace the current school's resource officer for the remainder of the school year. T...
01/23/2023
School board approves third-party security

Third-party services are needed to replace the current school's resource officer for the remainder of the school year. The change, which included using Bee-Safe Security, was approved by the board.

Cory-Rawson to hire Bee-Safe Security

According to records from Findlay Police Department, the caller tried to catch it with a fishing pole but the rod snappe...
01/21/2023
Police still trying to identify body from pond

According to records from Findlay Police Department, the caller tried to catch it with a fishing pole but the rod snapped in half. Police and personnel from Findlay Fire Department then recovered the body of a deceased white male from the retention pond.

Tracking down leads to make determination

Lingo was found innocent of three counts of s*xual battery, each a third-degree felony; and unlawful s*xual conduct with...
01/20/2023
Former scout guide acquitted on all counts

Lingo was found innocent of three counts of s*xual battery, each a third-degree felony; and unlawful s*xual conduct with a minor, a fourth-degree felony. Two counts had alleged an offense involving one victim, then 16. The other two counts alleged an offense involving another victim, then 15.

A former Boy Scout guide was acquitted Friday by a Hancock County jury on all four charges alleging he s*xually assaulted two teenage boys at Camp Berry in 2017.

A body was found in a pond behind Walmart, 1161 W. Trenton Ave., Thursday afternoon. The body has not yet been identifie...
01/19/2023
Body found in pond behind Walmart

A body was found in a pond behind Walmart, 1161 W. Trenton Ave., Thursday afternoon. The body has not yet been identified.

Identity remains unknown

Fostoria continued to prove itself as one of the best teams in the Northern Buckeye Conference Tuesday, getting 17 point...
01/18/2023
Lady Red move to 12-1, top Royals

Fostoria continued to prove itself as one of the best teams in the Northern Buckeye Conference Tuesday, getting 17 points from Alycia Middlebrooks and 16 points from Garyana Overton in defeating Elmwood, 59-37.

Girls Basketball Roundups

A woman missing for more than 5½ years desperately feared for her life, according to social media posts she made and tex...
01/18/2023
Search continues for missing Ohio woman

A woman missing for more than 5½ years desperately feared for her life, according to social media posts she made and text messages she sent in the weeks before she went missing.

Plenty of leads on the table

Dale E. Lingo, 26, of Columbus, is accused of three counts of s*xual battery, each a third-degree felony; and unlawful s...
01/18/2023
Opening statements today in scout guide trial

Dale E. Lingo, 26, of Columbus, is accused of three counts of s*xual battery, each a third-degree felony; and unlawful s*xual conduct with a minor, a fourth-degree felony. Two counts allege an offense involving one victim. The other two counts allege an offense involving another victim.

Boy Scout camp counselor faces s*x charges

A small logo on the storefront window is the lone evidence in the downtown area that, at any given time, someone ranging...
01/18/2023
Fostoria's musical hidden gem

A small logo on the storefront window is the lone evidence in the downtown area that, at any given time, someone ranging in age from 6 on into their 70s may be learning a stringed instrument, percussion, piano or voice.

Ascend Music Academy has hosted up to 80 students

Nathan Bruns led UF with 20 points. That upped his career total to 1,333 points and moved the 6-foot-7 senior forward in...
01/17/2023
UF men collect 10th win

Nathan Bruns led UF with 20 points. That upped his career total to 1,333 points and moved the 6-foot-7 senior forward into 25th place on the school’s career scoring list.

Nathan Bruns led UF with 20 points. That upped his career total to 1,333 points and moved the 6-foot-7 senior forward into 25th place on the school's career scoring list.

Cason Doolittle scored a game-high 17 points, and Liberty-Benton used a pair of big spurts – one just before the half, o...
01/17/2023
No. 8 Eagles use 'tournament-type defense' to slow Carey

Cason Doolittle scored a game-high 17 points, and Liberty-Benton used a pair of big spurts – one just before the half, one during the latter part of the third quarter – to improve to 13-0.

Blue Devils held to 10 second half points in loss

Four people, including one minor, were sent to the hospital following an injury accident near West Trenton Avenue and No...
01/17/2023
4 sent to hospital after accident

Four people, including one minor, were sent to the hospital following an injury accident near West Trenton Avenue and Northridge Road on Friday.

Various possible injuries reported

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The Courier featured this awesome article about us 4 years ago today ❤
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The excitement is growing, 16 days until PRIDE!!!

Our first Pop-Up store will be this Saturday May 21, 4-7 pm at Findlay Brewing Co.!!

Be the first to get your Pride T-shirts and merch!!
🌟📰 How awesome! Sarah Mayle, our Volunteer Coordinator was fortunate enough to start a guest column in The Courier, and her first publication recapped the record participation we had for the 28th Annual !

You can read how 1,000 volunteers came together to help measurably improve our local community, as well as look forward to doing it again this Fall!

📰 Read on here: https://www.liveunitedhancockcounty.org/news/days-caring-sees-record-participation
Did you see us on the front page of The Courier today? 👏👏 Thank you to everyone who volunteered to help out during this weekend, it was a real success!

The Stamp Out Hunger food drive was held Saturday after a two-year break due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

🍎🥪🧃 Letter carriers and volunteers collected food items left on Findlay porches that were then packed and sorted by over 20 volunteers throughout the day. The final total for this year's drive was 8,500 pounds.

As seen in today's edition of The Courier! Congratulations to the Hancock Leadership Class of 2022! Interested in applying for next year's class? Visit www.FindlayHancockChamber.com/HancockLeadership to learn more!
Thanks to The Courier for today's story about The Wall That Heals on the Findlay-area Campus: https://thecourier.com/news/385314/welcome-home-the-wall-that-heals-opens-in-findlay/
Thanks to The Courier for today's story about The Wall That Heals. Read it here: https://thecourier.com/news/385314/welcome-home-the-wall-that-heals-opens-in-findlay/
Did everyone fall asleep last night? Thursday tv schedule & the comic page & all the puzzles were Thursdays . Doesn’t anyone proof read?
Congratulations to one of the best on our team for his great accomplishment! 🚴Check out today's The Courier for the full story!
It's the start of week! 💙💛

🙋‍♀️📈 Participation has soared this year, with 1,000 volunteers signed up to take on more than 130 community projects.

“We expected a larger event this year as pandemic restrictions begin to ease, but this is incredible,” said Sarah Mayle, volunteer coordinator with United Way of Hancock County. “We are grateful for this truly inspiring expression of community support to make this event happen.”

🌟 Volunteers will work in four-hour shifts and accumulate 4,000 service hours. This is an estimated value to the community of nearly $120,000, based on the Independent Sector’s 2022 hourly value of a volunteer time estimate of $29.95.

📰 Special thanks to The Courier for the highlight article.







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