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Football’s future suddenly in doubt at Vanlue School

By TED RADICK staff writer The future of Vanlue football, at least for the 2014 season, appears to be in doubt. An informal signup earlier in the winter indicated that 30 students were interested in playing football this fall. Those numbers appear to have withered. Vanlue...

State planning meeting on interchange project

The Ohio Department of Transportation is planning a public meeting on Thursday to discuss reconstruction of the U.S. 224-Interstate 75 interchange in Findlay. State officials and contractor Miller Brothers Construction, of Archbold, will discuss project details, schedules and...

Auditors: Beware of tax-reduction claims

By DENISE GRANT Staff Writer Putnam County Auditor Robert Benroth is warning residents to beware of companies that guarantee reduced property taxes for a fee. Benroth said the claim is misleading. Property tax appeals are considered by each county’s Board of Revisions, and...

Ottawa man dead after fiery crash

OTTAWA — An Ottawa man was pronounced dead after his Jeep crashed into a mobile home and burned Thursday. The Lima post of the State Highway Patrol said the Jeep was driven by Ronald J. Miehls Jr., 49. An autopsy will be done to determine the cause of his death, the patrol...

Carey cancels curbside recycling

CAREY — Carey’s curbside recycling has been canceled next week because of the predicted extremely cold temperatures. Recycling is usually held Monday through Wednesday. The recycling center will be open for anyone who wants to drop off materials. Trailers for recycled...

Findlay asking residents to avoid parking on streets

Because of the anticipated snowfall this weekend and next week, Findlay officials are asking that residents try not to park on city streets so that effective snowplowing can occur. “This snow coupled with the cold means that the plowing will be very difficult,” said...