Man shoots self in Upper Sandusky

UPPER SANDUSKY — A man who accidentally shot himself in the leg at an Upper Sandusky residence on Thursday was in stable condition today at...

Arcadia man sentenced for robbery, endangering children

An Arcadia man was sentenced in Hancock County Common Pleas Court this morning to 5 years and 17 months for aggravated robbery and endangering...

Strickland speaks out on Portman at union hall visit

Democratic Senate candidate Ted Strickland came out swinging against Republican incumbent Rob Portman in a visit today with unionized Cooper Tire...

Tempers flare over ADAMHS board appointments

Appointments made to the Hancock County Board of Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services board continue to raise questions and...

Utility asks electricity conservation this week

Due to higher temperatures, Hancock-Wood Electric Co-op says it will likely conduct load control from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Tuesday,  Wednesday ...

Fostoria police seeking information in Saturday trailer fire

Saturday’s mobile home fire at Nye’s Trailer Park has officially been ruled an arson, officials announced this afternoon. In a news...

UPDATED 5 P.M. Injury car-motorcycle crash reported near Van Buren

VAN BUREN — Allen Township Fire Department responded to a reported injury car vs. motorcycle crash at the intersection of Hancock County 142 and...

Semi hauling cattle overturns near Fostoria

FOSTORIA — A Fostoria man was injured when he lost control of a tractor-trailer that was hauling cattle Friday morning on Ohio 12 between...

River cleaning project could be ready for bid by fall

A project that would clear dead ash trees from the Blanchard River may be ready for bid by this fall. The Hancock County commissioners met today...

Fostoria Fire Department awarded federal grant

FOSTORIA – The Fostoria Fire Department has been awarded more than $19,000 for training, support and protection. The department has been awarded...

Portman visits union hall, talks tire tariffs

Republican Sen. Rob Portman, of Ohio, was welcomed as a “friend” and “ally” by unionized Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. workers at their union hall...

Unemployment rates hold steady

Hancock County’s unemployment rate was 3.9 percent in July, unchanged from June, the state reported. Hancock was tied for seventh lowest...