Henry County agencies seeking levies

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER NAPOLEON — Countywide funding requests by a senior citizens agency and a county disabilities board will appear on the ballot in Henry County this November. The Patrick-Henry School District also has a tax request before voters. The Henry County...

North Baltimore council, board seats contested

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER NORTH BALTIMORE — Races for seats on Village Council and the district school board in North Baltimore will be settled by the electorate in November, according to the Wood County Board of Elections. Five candidates are vying for four available...

McComb discusses sidewalk, curb issues

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER McCOMB — McComb Council on Monday discussed sidewalk and curb matters. Village Administrator Kevin Siferd has obtained an estimate to fix sidewalks damaged by trees in the village right of way. Dale’s Concrete of Leipsic offered an...

Project forces change in North Baltimore parade route

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER NORTH BALTIMORE — Replacing waterlines on a portion of Main Street in North Baltimore will alter the village’s Halloween parade, Village Council learned Tuesday. A preconstruction meeting was held this week with Underground Utilities,...

Arlington Council discusses aging water meters

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER ARLINGTON — An Arlington councilman on Monday urged his peers to consider replacing aging water meters in the village as a cost-saving measure. Casey Glick, the new water and sewer superintendent, presented council with a meter taken from a...

North Baltimore school district receives donations

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER NORTH BALTIMORE — A recent spate of good fortune at North Baltimore High School/Middle School was detailed Tuesday to the school district board. “We’ve got a lot to be thankful for,” high school Principal Bob Falkenstein told...

Bennett’s responds to McComb letter

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER McCOMB — A lawyer representing a shuttered downtown business with repair problems has offered a response, Village Council announced Monday. McComb Council earlier this month asked the owners of the vacant Bennett’s Furniture Town buildings...

North Baltimore awards waterline contract

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER NORTH BALTIMORE — A Monroeville company was awarded a contract Tuesday to replace waterlines in a portion of downtown Main Street in North Baltimore. Underground Utilities Inc. will be paid $160,948 to replace aging waterlines on Main Street...

Arlington approves raising sewer, water rates next year

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER ARLINGTON — Village water and sewer rates will rise in January. The Arlington Board of Public Affairs informed Village Council on Monday that there will be a 10 percent increase in water rates. Revenue has been declining since 2010, in part...

McComb woman sentenced for ramming water dispensary

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER McCOMB — A McComb woman has been sentenced for driving into a water dispensary station this month at the McComb village park, then leaving the accident scene. Taylor Knopf, 22, was charged by the McComb Police Department with a misdemeanor count...