Landfill to accept dirt from interstate project

The Hancock County commissioners have agreed to accept up to 200,000 cubic yards of fill dirt from the project to widen Interstate 75. The commissioners signed an agreement with Miller Brothers Construction to take the debris at the Hancock County Landfill, 3763 Hancock County...

‘Bring it up, talk about it’

By MARGARET DWIGGINS Family Editor Kathryn Stockett’s 2009 novel, “The Help,” has been translated into at least 40 languages worldwide and was made into an Academy Award-winning movie in 2011, accomplishments most authors can only dream of. But one of the things...

City income tax credit? Not now, officials decide

By JOY BROWN STAFF WRITER Findlay residents who work outside the city won’t be receiving a municipal income tax credit anytime soon. On Tuesday, City Council informally discussed the tax credit idea at 1st Ward Councilwoman Holly Frische’s request, but some council...

Letters to the Editor 03-26-14

A MISSED OPPORTUNITY What a shame that the one item on the downtown plan that has been eliminated is the one that would have truly been the key to making our downtown a success in all means. There are several factors that go into making a downtown transformation successful, but...

Kimberly VanScoder

BLUFFTON — Kimberly VanScoder, of Bluffton, died Tuesday at her residence. Arrangements are pending at Smith-Crates Funeral Home, North Baltimore.

Doris Scherger

FOSTORIA — A Mass of Christian Burial for Doris E. Scherger, 96, of Fostoria, will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Friday at Saint Andrew Chapel, Liberty of Saints Patrick and Andrew Catholic Church, Bascom, the Rev. Tim Kummerer officiating. Burial will be in the parish cemetery....

Funds reallocated for I-75 widening

About $67 million in additional funding will help pay for the widening of Interstate 75 in Hancock and Wood counties. The Ohio Turnpike and Infrastructure Commission this week approved reallocating funds from an under-budget Cleveland bridge project to I-75 reconstruction,...