Review Category : Local News

Main Street Bridge Renamed The Lt. Col. Ralph D. Cole Memorial Bridge Friday

11/11/16 – 5:34 P.M.

The Main Street Bridge was renamed the Lt. Col. Ralph D. Cole Memorial Bridge Friday in celebration of Veteran’s Day. Findlay American Legion Post 3 commander said Ralph D. Cole was a prominent figure.

Ralph D. Cole

The post is happy to have the memorial close to the building. Many people came to the celebration including veterans of all ages, State Senator Cliff Hite, and Mayor Lydia Mihalik. State Representative Robert Sprague and his family also came and are descendants of Cole.

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Ohio 5th District Congressman Bob Latta Talks About Recent Election Results

11/11/16 – 1:32 P.M.

Ohio 5th District congressman Bob Latta was on WFIN talking about the recent election. He said that the results have paved the way for a republican agenda.

Republican Agenda


There have been some concerns about the recent election Latta says not to worry. He said that people can trust their officials.

Republican Ideals

He added the system we have of checks and balances will keep people safe. He added that this system is designed to protect the rights of the people.

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Kentucky Man Sentenced For High-Speed Chase On I-75

11/11/16 – 5:38 A.M.

A Kentucky man who led police officers on a high-speed chase in Allen County last summer won’t go to jail but will spend time in a drug treatment center. The Lima News reports Judge Jeffrey Reed sentenced 23-year-old Shawn Gregory Thursday. The sentence includes three years of probation and $400 in restitution.

Gregory faced failure to comply with the order or signal of a police officer and grand theft of a motor vehicle charges. He blamed an addiction to cocaine for the June incident.

Authorities in Hancock County were looking for Gregory in connection to a stolen car when a patrol officer tried to pull him over near Beaverdam on I-75 on June 16. Gregory led officers on a chase to Cridersville before they were able to stop him.

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Michigan Teenager Killed In Crash North Of Lima

11/11/16 – 5:27 A.M.

A one-car crash north of Lima killed a Michigan teenager Thursday. The State Highway Patrol reports 21-year-old Zackery Brown of Waterford, Michigan, was driving north on State Route 115 near State Road when he drove off the highway, overturned, and hit a tree. The crash claimed the life of his passenger, 18-year-old Brenden Wale of Saint Louis, Michigan.

The patrol says the crash happened around 5:20 a.m. Investigators suspect alcohol and speed were factors in the incident.

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Former Manager Of Stroh Center At BGSU Sentenced

11/11/16 – 5:20 A.M.

The former manager of the Stroh Center at Bowling Green State University has avoided jail time for taking more than $10,000 from high school athletic tournaments held at the facility. The Blade reports Wood County Common Pleas Judge Alan Mayberry sentenced 35-year-old Ben Spence to three years of probation. Spence also has to pay back more than $10,000 to the Ohio High School Athletic Association and complete 300 hours of community service.

Spence pleaded guilty to theft and tampering with records in September.

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Police Arrest Two More In Connection To Fostoria Arson Case

11/11/16 – 5:11 A.M.

Police have arrested two more people in connection to an arson case in Fostoria. The Review-Times reports 27-year-old Christopher Douglass and 28-year-old Cara Smith face aggravated arson charges. The Seneca County Prosecutor’s Office says the two, “purposefully and knowingly participated in the planning and preparation” of a fire set to a home at 231 Sandusky Street on October 31.

Detective Shilo Frankart says Douglass and Smith turned themselves in Thursday. Authorities arrested three other people in the case seven hours after the fire. 26-year-old Shawn Gregg, an unnamed 15-year-old, and an unnamed 17-year-old all face aggravated arson charges.

Frankart said Gregg and the teenagers threw Molotov cocktails at the house, setting off the blaze.

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Federal Grant Will Aid Low-Income Residents With Home Repairs

11/11/16 – 5:00 A.M.

A federal grant will help lower-income Hancock County residents with home repairs. The Community Housing Impact and Preservation, or CHIP program, has awarded $850,000 to the county. The money is set aside to fund 20 home repair and 11 home rehabilitation projects. This can include things like electrical systems, plumbing systems, heating, ventilation, and air conditioning.

Home repairs are free to eligible homeowners. Home rehabilitations require a 20 percent, no-interest deferred loan for homeowners. The grant covers the rest of the repairs.

For more information call the WSOS Community Action Commission at (800)775-9767.

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One Energy Starts Construction On An Office Building In A Few Weeks

11/10/16 – 3:36 P.M.

The wind farm serving Whirlpool Corp. and Ball Corp. will have its own office building. The Courier reports that One Energy will start construction on a two-story office building on Allen Township 215 in a few weeks. The plan for the building was approved Thursday morning by Findlay City Planning Commission.

General Manager of One Energy Jereme Kent said that the building will be completed by March of 2018. The paper reports that with the company’s growth the office building will hold 40-50 employees. The company now has 26 employees but there are several projects coming in northwestern Ohio that will be announced.

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Stantec Update Prequels Upcoming Proposal And Needs For More Funding

11/10/16 – 3:14 P.M.

The Hancock County Commissioners received an update from Stantec about the flood mitigation project. Tuesday they will be proposing legislation to get $305,000 to help meet more requirements for a permit. Stantec representative Adam Hoff said that they will have to go through the requirements for the State Historic Preservation Office.


Hoff says the money will help pay for additional research.


Hoff said that the diversion channel still appears to be the best option for the flood mitigation effort.

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Seasonal Affective Disorder Can Hit Now That The Days Are Shorter But You Can Help To Avoid It

11/10/16 – 2:04 P.M.

It’s the time of year where Seasonal Affective Disorder starts to hit people. Psychiatrist Dr. Christian Steiner says that it’s caused by a lack of sunlight and has side-effects like other mental health disorders. Steiner said that since humans are accustomed to daytime activities the days getting shorter has an effect on us.


He said that Seasonal Affective Disorder can be helped.


Steiner also urges people to go seek help before attributing their symptoms to Seasonal Affective Disorder. He said that the symptoms could just be an underlying issue of a bigger disorder.

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