UF volleyball team seeking more success

By BRIAN LESTER STAFF WRITER Two straight winning seasons. Back-to-back trips to the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference tournament. Life is good again for the University of Findlay volleyball team, which is ready to take another step forward after its first 20-win...

College Football: UF tabbed 2nd in GLIAC South

By BRIAN LESTER STAFF WRITER Fresh off its third consecutive winning season, the University of Findlay football team will enter the 2014 campaign as one of the top teams in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. The Oilers are picked to finish second in the South...

College Football: Oilers begin fall camp

By BRIAN LESTER STAFF WRITER Rain delayed the start of camp for the University of Findlay football team on Monday, but that was the only hitch for the Oilers as they began preparation for a season of lofty goals and high expectations. As clouds gave way to sunlight on a cool...

Bluffton repaying waterline work funds

By BRIAN LESTER STAFF WRITER BLUFFTON — Bluffton Village Council members approved an ordinance Monday night to repay money taken from the general fund to cover expenses for a waterline project two years ago. The amount of money put back into the general fund from the...

College Basketball: UF men among elite hoops company

By BRIAN LESTER STAFF WRITER Charlie Ernst said his University of Findlay men’s basketball team strives to hit the 20-win mark each year. For the last 13 seasons, the Oilers have accomplished it. The run includes a 36-0 NCAA Division II national championship season five...

Bluffton to host first National Night Out event

By BRIAN LESTER STAFF WRITER BLUFFTON — The Village of Bluffton solidified plans for its first National Night Out event at the Village Council meeting Monday. The event will take place on Aug. 5 from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. at the Bluffton Community Swimming Pool. National...

Bluffton Town Hall damage estimate not complete

By BRIAN LESTER Staff Writer BLUFFTON — Village Administrator James Mehaffie told Village Council on Monday that he is still waiting to hear back from the insurance adjuster about the cost of water damage to the town hall. The building was damaged in May when a major water...

University stadium project delayed

By BRIAN LESTER STAFF WRITER The University of Findlay said Friday it is exploring other options for construction of a lacrosse and football stadium on campus, after the school severed ties with a company that was playing a big role in the project. The university had been...

Village gets grant for waterline work

By BRIAN LESTER STAFF WRITER BLUFFTON — Bluffton has received a grant through the Ohio Public Works Commission for the Garmatter Street waterline project. Village Administrator James Mehaffie announced the grant at the Village Council meeting on Monday night. The $139,000...

Augsburger named Bluffton mayor

By BRIAN LESTER STAFF WRITER BLUFFTON — Judy Augsburger said she had aspirations of one day being the mayor of Bluffton. She didn’t expect it to happen so soon. Less than five months after being sworn in as only the third female member of the Bluffton Council ever,...