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Ohio voters OK public works tax renewal

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio voters have approved the renewal of a public works program that funds upgrades to roads, bridges and other local infrastructure needs. The statewide issue on Tuesday’s primary ballot allows the state to borrow $1.875 billion over 10 years through...

FitzGerald easily wins Dem primary for gov.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Cleveland Democrat Ed FitzGerald easily won the Democratic primary for governor on Tuesday, setting up a high-stakes showdown this fall with incumbent Republican John Kasich. FitzGerald’s defeat of Larry Ellis Ealy had been expected. Ealy was a...

Boehner defeats tea party challengers

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker John Boehner has defeated two tea party challengers as he seeks his 13th term in Congress. In Ohio’s 8th Congressional District, Boehner easily beat high school teacher J.D. Winteregg and businessman Eric Gurr in Tuesday’s GOP primary.

Boehner defeats tea party challengers

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker John Boehner has defeated two tea party challengers as he seeks his 13th term in Congress. In Ohio’s 8th Congressional District, Boehner easily beat high school teacher J.D. Winteregg and businessman Eric Gurr in Tuesday’s GOP primary.

FitzGerald easily wins Dem primary for gov.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Cleveland Democrat Ed FitzGerald easily won the Democratic primary for governor on Tuesday, setting up a high-stakes showdown this fall with incumbent Republican John Kasich. FitzGerald’s defeat of Larry Ellis Ealy had been expected. Ealy was a...

Ohio voters OK public works tax renewal

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio voters have approved the renewal of a public works program that funds upgrades to roads, bridges and other local infrastructure needs. The statewide issue on Tuesday’s primary ballot allows the state to borrow $1.875 billion over 10 years through...

FINAL UPDATE OF VOTING RESULTS HERE. Hite, Riegle win; all Hancock levies OK’d, except Van Buren.

Unofficial results from the  Hancock County Board of Elections and Ohio Secretary of State’s Office: — Hancock County commissioner, Republican primary:  FINAL. Phillip Riegle:  4,876.   NOMINATED. Steve Oman:  2,972. —  Ohio Senate, 1st District, Republican...

On Deck: Miller City tries for share of PCL title

There’s another big day of prep sports on tap today and we’ll have the latest on all of the action for you tonight here at The Courier. Miller City’s baseball team will try and win a share of the Putnam County League crown today as the Wildcats travel to Ottoville....

Semitrailer-car accident reported north of Arlington

An accident involving a semitrailer and car has been reported on U.S. 68 north of Township Road 25, near Arlington. Arlington Fire Department is responding to the scene and at least one person is reported to be entrapped in a vehicle. More details will be posted as it becomes...

Vote! The polls are open until 7:30 p.m.

It’s primary election day in Ohio. In our area, the Republican primary is highlighted by a three-man race for the First District Senate seat and two-man race for Hancock County commissioner. There is a statewide question and there are many school levies on the ballot, too,...