Arlington shelterhouse bid process criticized

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER ARLINGTON — Arlington Council on Monday argued about how price quotes were obtained for a shelterhouse project at the village park. The project to demolish an existing shelterhouse and build a new one has an estimated cost of $49,820. At issue...

Railroad crossing repairs scheduled

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER McCOMB — Motorists traveling through McComb next week should prepare for delays. That’s because Norfolk Southern is planning to upgrade three railroad crossings next Monday through Friday, McComb Council said Monday. Crossings will be...

Second NB council seat winner announced

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER NORTH BALTIMORE — Write-in candidate Matthew L. Archer was the winner of the second open seat on North Baltimore Council in Tuesday’s general election, the board of elections announced Wednesday. Four people, including three write-in...

Two people facing burglary charges

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer RAWSON — Two Findlay residents are facing felony charges after allegedly burglarizing a rural Rawson residence Tuesday, according to the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office. Amy N. Dingus, 34, and Dustin P. Skeene, 36, both were charged with...

Disoriented deer damages city mall

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER Oh, deer! A deer took a late-night romp through the closed Findlay Village Mall on Tuesday, the Findlay Police Department reported. The incident was first reported at 10:30 p.m. Tuesday, city police said. Witnesses outside the mall who contacted...

Henry County approves new senior center

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER NAPOLEON — Henry County voters on Tuesday approved a levy to help finance a new $4 million senior citizens center in Napoleon. According to the Henry County Board of Elections, the issue passed 4,863 to 4,196, or 54 percent to 46 percent. The...

Hancock townships approve levies

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER Marion Township voters on Tuesday approved an additional levy to help fund contracts the township has with two fire departments, according to returns from the Hancock County Board of Elections. Voters also approved levy requests Tuesday in Amanda...

Janet Goldner elected NB mayor

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER NORTH BALTIMORE — Janet L. Goldner will become the mayor of North Baltimore in January, according to vote totals released Tuesday by the Wood County Board of Elections. Goldner outdistanced write-in candidate Malcom L. Cameron, 640 votes to 92,...

Village discusses park project

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer ARLINGTON — Planned improvements at the village park drew much of Arlington Village Council’s attention Monday. Plans are in the works to demolish a park building and construct a new one, thanks to multiple funding sources. The project is...

North Baltimore to select mayor, council members

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER NORTH BALTIMORE — A new North Baltimore mayor and two new council members will take office in January, after village voters have their say at the voting booth on Tuesday. Two candidates want to replace Mayor Mike Julien, who is not seeking...