Donations mounting for new scoreboards in McComb

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER McCOMB — Donations are rolling in to fund two new scoreboards at two ball diamonds in the village park, McComb Council heard Monday. Village officials said $6,483 in pledges have been collected to date from residents, businesses and the American...

Arcadia reviews sports teams survey results

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER ARCADIA — The Arcadia school board on Wednesday was presented the results of a district survey that sought input on the needs of athletic teams. Adding a competitive gym, updating the football field, improving the visitor bleachers, and newer...

North Baltimore meeting slated for revitalization grant

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER NORTH BALTIMORE — The next public meeting in North Baltimore to hear suggestions for possible neighborhood revitalization grant projects is slated for 7 p.m. April 10 in the municipal building, Village Council said Tuesday. A grant could make...

Water meter company recommended in Arlington

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER ARLINGTON — A Cincinnati company has been recommended to replace water meters in Arlington. Arlington’s Board of Public Affairs on Monday told Village Council it has selected Neptune Equipment Co. to install digital residential water...

McComb police chief seeking auxiliary force

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER McCOMB — Village Council gave a first reading Monday to an ordinance to establish an auxiliary police force in McComb. The ordinance, which will require two more readings before council can enact it, would allow the police chief to add two or...

North Baltimore waives fees for youth ball teams

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER NORTH BALTIMORE — North Baltimore Council on Tuesday agreed to waive fees for youth teams using the village baseball fields. At the request of Councilman Aaron Patterson, the $250 annual fee will be waived for youth teams. Patterson said the...

Arlington fills vacant council position

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER ARLINGTON — Arlington Council on Monday named Beth Waltermire to fill the vacant council seat of Tom Blunk, who stepped down last month because he is moving from the village. “Thank you, Beth, for stepping forward,” Mayor Michael...

North Baltimore principal’s contract extended

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER NORTH BALTIMORE — The North Baltimore school board on Tuesday extended the contract of the Powell Elementary School principal. Mark Lange was awarded a three-year contract, starting Aug. 1, with a base salary of $77,367. Lange was hired in...

Forum set on McComb sewage system project

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER McCOMB — McComb Council on Monday was given an update on a new sewage system. Presented by the Northwestern Water and Sewer District, based in Bowling Green, a new plant has been estimated at $7.93 million, including construction, engineering...

Arcadia School Board extends administrators’ contracts

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER ARCADIA — Contracts for three top administrators with the Arcadia School District were extended by the school board Wednesday. Any salary increases will be attached at a later date, according to school officials. Three-year contracts were...