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Tiffin Police Looking for Teen Missing Since Monday

03/27/15     4:10 p.m. Tiffin Police are asking for help locating 14-year-old Madalyn Hiser, who has been missing since Monday. Police say she was last seen at her family home Sunday night but was gone Monday morning. They believe she left on her own will but because of lack of evidence are examining every possible reason as to why she is missing. Hiser has pierced ears and a scar on her left arm above the elbow. When she was last seen the tips of her dark hair were dyed blue. If you have any information you are asked to call Tiffin PD at 419-447-2323. by

Carry Concealed Changes Concern Hancock County Sheriff

03/27/15     3:37 p.m. A new state law that took effect Wednesday made a number of changes to Ohio gun laws. The biggest changes deal with carry concealed licenses and the requirements to get them. Audio: Mike Heldman Hancock County Sheriff Mike Heldman said one of the biggest changes and concerns is the decrease in training hours from 12 to eight. He said that even officers who handle weapons daily still have misfires and injuries. Cutting down training time for non-law enforcement increases that risk of injury. Additionally, those who move to Ohio who come from a state with reciprocity (38 total) may apply for an Ohio license without retaking a class, which also goes for those who live out-of-state but work in Ohio. Other changes: Hunters allowed to use suppressors/silencers on guns Ohioans may buy rifles, shotguns and ammunition from any state New CCW application (many still have old applications) Ohio residents may apply for CCW licenses in neighboring counties to their county of residence Required class time for…

Boil Advisory Issued for Parts of Lima Ave. and Carlin St. in Findlay

03/27/15     3:12 p.m. A boil water advisory has been issued for about half a dozen homes in Findlay. On Lima Ave. 1842, 1846 and 1900 have been affected as well as 1941, 2100 and 2104 Carlin St. Residents are advised to boil water for one minute before use or use bottled water. The advisory will be in place until further notice. by

Cooper CEO Earned $9.1 Million in 2014, 56 Percent More Than 2013

03/27/15    12:38 p.m. Findlay-based Cooper Tire and Rubber’s chief executive officer earned 56 percent more in 2014 than in 2013. The company reported CEO Roy Armes earned $9.1 million last year. His salary was $1.1 million and he received a $2.3 million performance-based bonus. Armes also earned $3.7 million in stock awards and an additional $1.8 million in stock options. The remaining earnings came from perks: $172,265 in contributions to his retirement plan $15,000 in financial planning services $7,039 in personal and family members’ travel by

Findlay’s Lincoln Elementary School Turns 100

03/27/15     12:33 p.m. Lincoln Elementary School in Findlay celebrated its 100th birthday today. Students, staff and community members gathered to hear about the history of the building from former students as well as a special appearance by Abraham Lincoln. Audio: Scott Marcum Lincoln Principal Scott Marcum said the celebration was a way for students to learn and appreciate the building’s history and community members to relive some of those memories. Lincoln fun facts: When Lincoln opened it was grades 1 through 9 Lincoln used to be heated by coal (which cost the school district $0.35 per ton) During WWI, students would knit scarves, sweaters, socks and afghan squares to send to soldiers In 1914, the estimate for building the Lincoln school was $240,000 The vacuum cleaner, figured into the building costs, was $847 Lincoln officially opened on Sept. 11, 1916 by

Student Behind Allen County School Threat Caught

3/27/15 – 5:07 A.M. Officials at Elida High School in Allen County say they have caught the student responsible for leaving a threatening letter in a bathroom this week. The Lima News reports the student was identified using security video footage. The student was placed under emergency removal Thursday morning, and admitted to leaving the note to get out of school. Elida Superintendent Tony Cox says the school can not publicly identify the teenager due to the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act. The student is not allowed on school grounds and will likely face prosecution. MORE: Lima News by

Harbor Freight Tools Coming To Findlay

3/27/15 – 4:57 A.M. A discount tool and equipment store is coming to Findlay. Harbor Freight Tools has confirmed a store will be located at 1757 Tiffin Avenue. The last business at that location was Diner’s Buffet. Renovations are being made to be building. Harbor Freight Tools is based in Calabasas, California. by

UF Upgrading Residence Halls

3/27/15 – 4:51 A.M. Improvements are going to be made at two University of Findlay dorms this summer. The school says new heating and cooling units will be installed in the Morey and Myers residence halls. New windows will also be installed in the buildings. The work is expected to be completed before school starts again in the fall. by