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5 min ago | Toledo Blade

Small child found in Findlay

A Findlay woman has been referred to Hancock County Children Protective Services after her small child was found today wandering a neighborhood alone.

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Related Topix: Findlay, OH

12 hrs ago | WTVG-TV Toledo

22-year-old killed in overnight crash

A 22-year-old was killed after his vehicle slid off the road and landed in a ditch.

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Related Topix: Van Buren, OH, Fire, Ohio, Drug Enforcement Administration

13 hrs ago | TheCourier.com

Van Buren man killed in early morning crash

A one-car crash killed a Van Buren man early this morning. The Hancock County Sheriff's Office says 22-year-old Justin Potteiger lost his life in in a crash on Allen Township Road 232 north of State Route 613.

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Related Topix: Van Buren, OH

Wed Apr 23, 2014

TheCourier.com

Public transit

When it comes to public services, the importance of transportation can't be overstated.

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Related Topix: Findlay, OH, Opinion

Toledo Blade

Tractor-trailer overturns on I-75 near Van Buren

A tractor-trailer rig crashed and overturned on northbound I-75 just west of this Hancock County community early today, closing the northbound lanes, the Ohio Highway patrol said.

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Related Topix: Van Buren, OH

Tue Apr 22, 2014

TheCourier.com

a Be Red Cross Readya program set

The Hancock County Chapter of the American Red Cross will present "Be Red Cross Ready" from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Lindamood Room at the Findlay-Hancock County Public Library.

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Related Topix: Findlay, OH

TheCourier.com

Beyond jail

The Hancock County jail has only so much space for prisoners. The 98 beds there should be reserved for our worst offenders, not first- or second-offense drunk drivers, or petty criminals.

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Related Topix: Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Clermont County, OH, Opinion

TheCourier.com

Coffman named CEO of Camp Fire

Patty Coffman of McComb has been selected as the next chief executive officer of Camp Fire Northwest Ohio.

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Related Topix: McComb, OH, Findlay, OH, Tiffin University

Mon Apr 21, 2014

TheCourier.com

Growing in small spacesPosted on Tue. Apr 22nd, 2014

LAURI INKROTT, a Hancock County Master Gardener volunteer, is shown with a lettuce garden she planted in a plastic tub.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Findlay, OH, Life, Food, Vegetables

TheCourier.com

$300K grant helps fund treatment center

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER A proposed residential treatment center for alcohol and drug addiction in Findlay won a $300,000 state grant Monday, enabling it to open in January 2015.

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Related Topix: Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Health, Findlay, OH, Cincinnati, OH, Bowling Green, OH, Medicine, Alcoholism

TheCourier.com

Weekly road report released

The following is the weekly report of construction and maintenance work on state highways from the Ohio Department of Transportation: HANCOCK COUNTY a Interstate 75 both northbound and southbound lanes are narrowed and shifted approaching the U.S. 224 interchange at Findlay during reconstruction of the interchange.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Findlay, OH, Ada, OH, Jenera, OH, Allen County, OH

Sun Apr 20, 2014

TheCourier.com

Mon. Apr 21st, 2014

A "Safe Use of Guns for Women and Families" workshop will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Agricultural Service Center, 7868 Hancock County 140, Findlay.

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Related Topix: Findlay, OH, Fitness, Yoga

Sat Apr 19, 2014

TheCourier.com

Sun. Apr 20th, 2014

Events VENTRILOQUIST LYNN TREFZGER April 24 Bluffton University's 2013-14 Artist Series will conclude Thursday, April 24, with a performance by ventriloquist Lynn Trefzger in Yoder Recital Hall.

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Related Topix: Bluffton University, The University of Findlay, Findlay, OH

TheCourier.com

City judges: Treatment needed in OVI cases

By JOY BROWN STAFF WRITER Rather than ordering drunken drivers to sit in jail, Findlay's municipal judges want to sentence them to a place that treats them.

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Related Topix: Prison, Findlay, OH, Clermont County, OH, Batavia, OH, Cincinnati, OH

Fri Apr 18, 2014

TheCourier.com

Carrying the crossPosted on Sat. Apr 19th, 2014

Women take a turn carrying a cross through the streets of Findlay on Good Friday, during a community cross walk hosted by five churches.

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Related Topix: Findlay, OH

TheCourier.com

Nominations sought for Veteran, Soldier of the Year

The Findlay Military Association is seeking nominations for both the Veteran of the Year and Soldier of the Year for the annual Armed Forces Day on May 17. The Veteran of the Year should reside in Hancock County and have an honorable discharge.

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Related Topix: Findlay, OH

Thu Apr 17, 2014

TheCourier.com

Arcadia seeks income tax renewal

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER Arcadia School is asking its community to continue supporting it through an income tax.

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Related Topix: Tax, Arcadia, OH

Wed Apr 16, 2014

TheCourier.com

Adoption keeps siblings together

BRIAN AND MARTHA Davis hold their newly-adopted daughter, Autumn, during an adoption ceremony conducted by Judge Allan Davis on Wednesday at St. Andrew's United Methodist Church.

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Related Topix: Drugs

TheCourier.com

No arrests yet in 2013 shooting

THE BARBARIANS clubhouse on Cass Township 215 remains boarded up seven months after more than 21 gunshots were fired there, wounding one man.

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Related Topix: Fostoria, OH, Findlay, OH

TheCourier.com

Citya s repaving plans advance

By JOY BROWN STAFF WRITER With construction season commencing, Findlay City Council on Tuesday agreed to accept state and county funding for some street repaving and curb projects.

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Related Topix: Sandusky, OH, Findlay, OH

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