L-B to seek combined property tax, income tax to build school

The Liberty-Benton school board is asking voters in November to support a combined property tax and income tax to pay for construction of a new kindergarten through eighth-grade building. With four of the five board members voting at a 7 a.m. meeting Thursday, the board...

VB board puts school improvement levy on ballot

VAN BUREN — Come November, Van Buren School District residents will have a chance to show support or vote down a $28.7 million school improvement levy. The Van Buren school board on Thursday night approved sending the 7-mill, 30-year tax to the Hancock County Board of Election...

Candidates speak at Democratic dinner

Two candidates spoke this evening at the Hancock County Democratic Party’s summer dinner. Ohio Supreme Court candidate Judge John O’Donnell and Congressional candidate Bob Fry outlined their platforms for area Democrats. O’Donnell said he would add independence to t...

Findlay’s Frazer Street closed Friday

Findlay work crews plan to close Frazer Street, between Cory Street and Morey Avenue, between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. Friday to repair the roadway from a recent project.

Two Findlay residents injured in four-vehicle accident

Two Findlay residents were hospitalized Thursday after a four-vehicle crash in the city. Judith A. Welle, 66, and Joseph E. Patton, 86, were transported by Hanco Ambulance to Blanchard Valley Hospital after a 10:03 a.m. chain-reaction collision by westbound vehicles in the 700...

Some ramps to reopen, others to close at I-75 interchange

Some ramps will reopen, and other ramps will close Saturday as construction continues at Findlay’s U.S. 224-Interstate 75 interchange. Between 7 p.m. and 11 p.m. Saturday, the Ohio Department of Transportation plans to reopen the ramps on the south half of the interchange...
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My Old Friend Dick Knotts

Milepost 855 From time to time, I’ve mentioned people that I have met in this great hobby. One of those people was certainly Dick Knotts who lived near Washington, DC. Dick was a great modeler and was active in the NMRA. When I was thumbing through some of those old NMRA...

Tammy

Gas is $4 a gallon? Thanks Obamacare! – Tammy Perhaps I should thank the critics who gave plenty of hate to the movie, “Tammy.” I had put off seeing this flick before finally traveling to the cinemas last weekend. I’ve enjoyed Melissa McCarthy and the...

Golf: Crawford gets ace

Findlay’s Ryan Crawford recorded his third career hole-in-one Wednesday at Red Hawk Run Golf Course when he aced the 153-yard No. 5 hole using a 7-iron. Adam Milligan, Keith Vaughn, Rick Zink and Nate Miller witnessed the shot.