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Findlay Truck Driver Earns National Recognition

1/19/17 – 6:50 A.M. A local truck driver has earned national recognition. The American Trucking Association has named Gary Smith as a member of “America’s Road Team.” The group serves as an advocate for the trucking industry. According to a release, the team touts the industry’s “safety record, essentiality, and professionalism.” Smith is a driver […]

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Fostoria Councilman Won’t Seek Reelection

1/19/17 – 6:58 A.M. A Fostoria city councilman won’t seek reelection when his term is up. The Review-Times reports John Hay has decided against seeking a second term. Hay will take over as the director of the St. Wendelin parish this spring. He tells the newspaper the new job will be demanding and require the […]

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Statewide Bike Route Could Make Its Way Through Hancock County

1/19/17 – 5:31 A.M. A bike route that runs from Toledo to Cincinnati could make its way through Hancock County. The Lima News reports ODOT is working on the project as part of its “Access Ohio 2040” plan. The idea is to create a network of bike routes, much like state routes for cars. The […]

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Historic Putnam County Bridge Scheduled For Repair Work

1/19/17 – 5:16 A.M. A historic bridge in Putnam County is getting an upgrade. The Putnam County Sentinel reports repairs are in store for the Road M6 Bridge in Riley Township. The bridge is more commonly known as the Mallaham Bridge. Construction crews will dismantle the bridge, re-galvanize it, rebuild it, and then resurface it. […]

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Golden Apple Award Nominations Sought

1/19/17 – 5:06 A.M. If you want to honor a teacher in Hancock County, now is your chance. The Courier reports the Findlay Rotary Club is taking nominations for its annual Golden Apple Awards. There are three divisions for elementary, middle, and high school educators. Teachers in public and parochial school are both eligible as […]

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