Carey approves electric projects

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER CAREY — Carey Council approved two emergency ordinances Monday to allow Administrator Roy Johnson to contract for electric system upgrades. One ordinance covers the Continental Structural Plastics substation construction and utility pole...

Board of elections meets Wednesday

The Hancock County Board of Elections will meet in regular sesssion at 1 p.m. Wednesday at their office, 201 E. Lincoln St. The meeting is open to the public. Immediately following Wednesday’s meeting, the board will conduct a public test of voting machines. The public is...

Prep softball: Trojans top Fremont Ross, 6-1

FINDLAY — Findlay scored four runs in the fifth and sixth innings to break open a 2-1 game and defeat Fremont Ross 6-1 in Three Rivers Athletic Conference competition on Monday. Mackenzie Atchison doubled and drove in two runs to lead the Trojans, who improved to 3-8...

Bluffton voice recital set for Saturday

BLUFFTON — Ashley Musgrave will present her Bluffton University junior recital at 2:30 p.m. Saturday in Yoder Recital Hall. The recital is free. Musgrave, a mezzo-soprano from Ada, will sing numbers by Mozart, Ravel, Brahms and Bach, accompanied by pianist Ana Yoder Coulter.

Bluffton sidewalk ordinance advances

By BRIAN LESTER STAFF WRITER BLUFFTON — Talk about the village’s sidewalk program continued at Monday’s Bluffton Council meeting, and the second reading to amend the original sidewalk ordinance was passed by a 4-2 vote. If the amendment is approved, the village...

BU spring concert scheduled Friday

BLUFFTON — Three chamber ensembles will join the Bluffton University Concert Band to present a spring instrumental concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday in Yoder Recital Hall. The concert is free. Roy Couch, visiting assistant professor of music, conducts the Concert Band.

Fostoria Fine Arts Festival on Sunday

FOSTORIA — The annual Fostoria City Schools Fine Arts Festival will be held at the junior/senior high school building from 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sunday. Artwork from the each grade will be displayed. Musical performances will be held from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., including the...

College track: FHS grad Brown shines for EMU at Mt. SAC Relays

WALNUT, Calif. — Findlay High School graduate Tyler Brown had a big day Friday for the Eastern Michigan University men’s track team. Brown crossed the finish line first in the 400-meter dash to lead the EMU men’s track team at the Mt. SAC Relays. Brown posted a...

Prep basketball: Findlay High names Ireland girls basketball coach

The Findlay High girls basketball program will have a new name but a familiar face running the team next season with the announcement that Chris Ireland had been hired as the Trojans’ head coach during Monday’s Findlay City Board of Education meeting. A two-sport...