Findlay, Allen Township fire departments to have automatic aid agreement

Findlay will be entering into an automatic aid agreement with the Allen Township Volunteer Fire Department to provide assistance for confirmed commercial and residential structure fires. The territory will encompass industrial corporations and other businesses just to the north...

Riverdale school board hosts special meeting next week

The Riverdale school board will host a special meeting on July 21. During the meeting, which will be held in the Riverdale Central Office’s board room, the board will then enter into executive session to discuss the appointment, employment, dismissal, discipline, demotion...

Cygnet man sentenced for threatening NB Schools

A letter writer who called himself “The Olde Bastard” threatened in September to blow up North Baltimore Schools. He mailed a similar note to village police a few days later. That second letter carried the trace imprint of his signature: Dwight W. Bower. Bower, 58, of Cygnet, was...

Marathon Petroleum could become Ohio’s largest company by sales

Marathon Petroleum Corp.’s purchase of Hess Corp.’s retail business in September could soon make it Ohio’s largest company by sales. It already ranked second in 2013 with $100.25 billion in sales behind pharmaceutical and medical supply company Cardinal Health,...
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Gotta Love those Old Ads!

Milepost 852 In a previous post, I mentioned picking up an old Revell Interlocking Tower to add to my collection of similar buildings. A bonus on the inside was an advertising sheet showing some of the other various HO scale model products in their line. As I looked it over, I...

Liberty-Benton to appeal judge’s ruling on teacher

The Liberty-Benton school board is seeking to appeal a Hancock County judge’s ruling that the district failed to prove it had good cause for firing a teacher. At its 7 a.m. special meeting today, the board approved a motion to appeal the decision, which pertained to the...

Ohio Turnpike officials warn of email scam

BEREA (AP) — Ohio Turnpike officials are warning their E-ZPass customers of an email scam. Officials said Monday that emails from the sender “EZPass Info” are likely attempts to steal personal information from some of the 150,000 customers who use the automated...

Running: Marathon man

By DAVE HANNEMAN STAFF WRITER CINCINNATI — Steve Miller ran cross country during his high schools days at Riverdale High School. Eighteen years later he’s still running cross country — literally — 26.2 miles at a time. Miller completed a rare feat this...

Accident reported

UPPER SANDUSKY — The Wyandot County Sheriff’s Office was called to an injury accident on U.S. 23, north of Wyandot County 4, on Monday night. At least two people were hurt in the crash, which was reported at 10:30 p.m., according to the sheriff’s office. No...

Farmers watch for soybean diseases

Soybeans have recently responded well to the drier conditions and moderate temperatures. The crop is beginning to flower and farmers will evaluate their stands for potential mid-season diseases and make applications of any necessary fungicides. There are three diseases that a...