L-B to appeal Badertscher ruling

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER Despite mounting legal bills, Liberty-Benton Schools is seeking to appeal a county judge’s ruling that it fired a teacher without having good cause. At a special meeting Tuesday morning, the school board approved a motion to appeal the...

Findlay Schools seeking site for bus garage

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER Findlay City Schools may build a new bus garage on three acres of city-owned land along Broad Avenue. The school board went into closed, executive session Monday to discuss the possibility of purchasing the land or proposing a land swap with the city....

Tweaked VB school plan headed to fall ballot

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER VAN BUREN — Van Buren School District voters are likely to see a somewhat smaller construction plan, with a shorter payoff time, on the November ballot. The school board on Thursday officially scrapped a $29.3 million project, which was rejected by...

VB decision expected on ballot issue

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER VAN BUREN — A decision will likely come Thursday on whether a version of Van Buren’s $29.3 million school construction levy will reappear on the ballot this year. With an Aug. 6 deadline for submitting ballot issues to the board of elections,...

UPDATE: Community survey focus of Van Buren meeting

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER The fate of Van Buren schools’ $29.3 million bond issue may be determined at a 6:30 p.m. meeting today in the Allen Township building, 12829 Ohio 613. The district is hosting the meeting to discuss the results of a community survey conducted during...

Summer lunch program liked, but lightly used

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER Everybody likes a free lunch. It’s why Jodi Rinker took her kids to Findlay’s Glenwood Middle School for the summer lunch program, and why she now takes her two grandchildren there every Monday through Friday. “It’s free and...

Waitress fired over Facebook comments

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER A Findlay woman has been fired from her job at Texas Roadhouse for complaining on social media about tips she made while waitressing at the restaurant. Kirsten Kelly, 22, was told that her Facebook post violated company policy and that she no longer had...

UF marks 25 years since name change

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER Findlay College became the University of Findlay 25 years ago today. Since its name change, the school has upped its enrollment by 1,453, from 2,215 to 3,668, and increased the size of its main campus from 25 acres to 88 acres. To celebrate, the...

Painters hired for Glenwood project finally paid for work

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER Two painters hired for the Glenwood Middle School project who went unpaid for more than a year have finally gotten the money they were owed. Joseph Edinger, a parent of one of the unpaid painters, said his son and the other painter “were all paid...

Findlay completing new ‘safe route’ for biking and walking

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER Findlay is finishing a biking and walking path that will provide a safer way for students to travel from the West Park area to Donnell Middle School. Funding for the path came from the national Safe Routes To Schools program, which provides federal money...