Arlington fiscal officer stepping down Nov. 30

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer ARLINGTON — Arlington Council is searching for a new fiscal officer following the resignation of Donna Corbin, which takes effect Nov. 30. She is leaving for personal reasons, according to council. The fiscal officer’s duties include...

Herringshaw, Newlove vying for Wood County commissioner

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer BOWLING GREEN — A contest for county commissioner appears on the November ballot in Wood County. Republican Doris Herringshaw and Democrat Andrew Newlove are vying for a four-year term as commissioner. Both are Bowling Green residents....

Levies on the ballot for Hancock County villages

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer Voters in some Hancock County villages and townships will decide ballot issues on Election Day. Arlington voters are being asked to support two levies for fire protection. An additional 1-mill levy for five years would generate $20,436 annually,...

Levy, probate judge on Allen ballot

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer LIMA — A race for probate judge and a Children Services levy will appear on Allen County ballots next week. Common Pleas Probate Judge Glenn Derryberry, a Democrat, is vying with Republican challenger Carlene S. Huston-Kinworthy. Both reside in...

School district to unveil new website

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer NORTH BALTIMORE — North Baltimore School District’s improved website will roll out next week, the school board was told Tuesday. Administrators and principals have been working to update the website. A few students were involved, adding...

Village proceeding with water rate hike

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer McCOMB — Legislation was set in motion by McComb Council Monday to raise water rates for mandated improvements to the village water system. The first of three required readings was given to an ordinance to increase minimum water rates by $10.69...

Patrick Henry seeking operating levy renewal

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer NAPOLEON — Patrick Henry School District voters are being asked to renew an operating levy. On the Nov. 4 ballot is a 5.47-mill, three-year levy. According to the Henry County Auditor’s Office, the tax generates $746,765 annually. A person...

NB investigates fraudulent municipal checking activity

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer NORTH BALTIMORE — North Baltimore Council on Tuesday heard about fraudulent activity involving its municipal checking account. The matter was uncovered by finance officer Chris Kirk. Four municipal checks totaling about $2,700 were tampered...

Couple planning to open wine shop

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer ARLINGTON — Economic items dominated Arlington Village Council’s attention Monday. An Arlington couple presented preliminary plans for opening a wine shop in a former apartment setting at 105 E. Liberty St. Stephanie and Dan Rader asked...

Arcadia to get school safety grant

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER ARCADIA — Arcadia students will have a safer route walking to and from school, thanks to a federal grant, the school board announced Wednesday. The village will receive a grant of $195,000 through the Ohio Department of Transportation. The Safe...