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Arcadia begins search for new treasurer

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer ARCADIA — The Arcadia school board agreed Wednesday to start the process of finding a new treasurer for the school district. In February, Treasurer Melissa Patch announced her intention to step down on July 31. She has served as treasurer since...

Council approves hike in sewer rates

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer NORTH BALTIMORE — To help pay for the second phase of a sewer line separation project, North Baltimore Council on Tuesday raised sewer rates, effective with April bills. Minimum sewer rates will increase $5.25 a month. Currently there are seven...

McComb completes sewer line project

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer McCOMB — Replacing a section of sewer line near Perrin Avenue has been completed, McComb Council was told Monday. Now, Village Council may turn its attention to backed-up drainage water in the area of Cherry Street, which has drawn the ire of...

3 seek nomination for Wood County commissioner

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer BOWLING GREEN — Three Wood County Republicans will vie in May for their party’s nomination to be county commissioner. In the GOP primary, Commissioner Doris Herringshaw of Bowling Green is being challenged by two candidates, both from...

Patrick Henry levy on ballot

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer HAMLER — A levy on the May primary ballot would help pay for building renovations proposed by Patrick Henry School District officials, who want to consolidate the district’s classes onto one campus while closing its two elementary...

Arlington farmers market could sprout during May

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER ARLINGTON — An idea for a farmers market in Arlington is closer to fruition, Village Council heard Monday. A tentative starting date has been set for May 30, Councilman Mike Palmer said. Vendors will sell fruits, vegetables and similar goods on...

Citizen airs spraying concerns

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer NORTH BALTIMORE — North Baltimore Council on Tuesday agreed to examine its mosquito spraying program. A village resident said the public should be made aware of the times the village sprays for mosquitoes at the park and throughout the village....

Laptop’s GPS device aids police

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer A GPS device inside a stolen laptop led police to four city men who have been charged with burglarizing a Findlay residence earlier this week, according to the Findlay Police Department. City police responded to a report of a burglary at 1000 Crystal...

North Baltimore school board names new athletic director

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer NORTH BALTIMORE — The North Baltimore school board replaced its athletic director Tuesday, but will be looking for both boys and girls varsity basketball coaches. Robert Luderman will become the district’s athletic director, effective Aug....

Winter delaying water tower project

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer McCOMB — A harsh winter has delayed construction of a new water tower in McComb, Village Council learned Monday. The tower, which will be built near the current tower in the village’s downtown, was expected to be ready in November. Thanks...