Findlay Schools seeking site for new bus garage

Findlay City Schools may build a new bus garage on three acres of city-owned land along Broad Avenue. The school board went into closed, executive session Monday to discuss the possibility of purchasing the land or proposing a land swap with the city. The property, located near...

2 injured in early morning Findlay crash

Two people were injured in a car crash early Monday on North Main Street in Findlay. Hayley Workman, 18, of Bloomdale, lost control of her vehicle at about 2:20 a.m. in the 1500 block of North Main Street. Her vehicle crossed the center lane and hit a curb, a pole and a tree,...

CSX expanding North Baltimore facility

NORTH BALTIMORE — The already-large CSX railyard in North Baltimore is getting bigger. In what is reportedly a $43 million expansion, CSX is expanding its lift capacity by about 50 percent by adding two cranes and expanding tracks. It also is adding new receiving and departure...

Time Warner Cable to hire more than 30 for direct sales jobs

Time Warner Cable will be hiring more than 30 employees for full-time direct sales positions in Bowling Green and Findlay. Company representatives will interview qualified candidates for the sales positions from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday at 205 Crystal Ave. Time Warner Cable...

L-B discloses attorney fees in Badertscher case, will appeal judge’s ruling

Liberty-Benton School District has paid nearly $70,000 in legal fees during its effort to fire teacher Mark Badertscher, and the case is not over. A Hancock County judge last month reinstated Badertscher, ruling the school board failed to prove it had good cause for the firing....

Findlay Civil Service Commission to meet Wednesday

The Findlay Civil Service Commission will meet at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday in the Municipal Building’s conference room No. 1 on the third floor. This meeting was not listed in The Courier’s meeting notices section in today’s paper.

Putnam County sheriff looking for masked burglar

The Putnam County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a complaint of a masked person who walked into an unlocked Jackson Township residence on Saturday. The person entered the residence early Saturday morning, where he came into contact with one of the residence’s...

Forest library to show movie

FOREST — The Forest-Jackson Public Library will host a movie matinee at 1 p.m. July 25. The movie, “Heaven is for Real,” will be shown. Popcorn and a drink will be served.

Hancock County answered the call

By SARA ARTHURS Staff Writer World War I, which started 100 years ago this summer, isn’t talked about as much as World War II, said Joy Bennett, curator at the Hancock Historical Museum. But it, too, altered the lives of people in Hancock County and around the world....

Summer events planned at Bluffton library

BLUFFTON — The Bluffton Public Library has scheduled several events in July and August. Every Monday in July, the library is featuring a Fizz, Boom Read-themed movie at 1 p.m. The movie is free, as are popcorn and beverages. Story time for children ages 3-5 is offered at...