WITH VIDEO: Keeping up the tradition

  By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER Members of Findlay High School’s constitutional law team still feel the pressure to win, even though the school has been named state champion 13 consecutive times and 22 times overall. “There’s a ton of pressure,” said...

Progress: Marathon Center for the Performing Arts: plans advance

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER After a harsh winter, construction on the $10 million Marathon Center for the Performing Arts will start in May instead of March. “We can’t dig into the ground when it’s still frozen,” said Edward Reading, chairman of the board of...

Progress: University building stadium on campus

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER Oil derricks might not seem like part of the blueprints for a new football stadium, but at the University of Findlay, they are. The university will break ground this spring for a new stadium that will feature two derricks, one flying the UF logo and...

Progress: School buildings adding security measures

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER If a gunman walks into an area school, he might not make it any farther than the front entrance. Area schools are trying to keep their students safer. Several made security upgrades in 2013, and others plan to in 2014. Findlay, McComb, Cory-Rawson,...

Progress: Owens campus creates partnership with Millstream

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER Owens Community College is working to provide its students with more, through partnerships in the community. This past year marked the college’s first year of collaborating with Millstream Career Center in Findlay. Together, they’re offering...

Progress: Library focuses on future readers

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER The Findlay-Hancock County Library is focusing on creating future readers with the completion of one of its latest projects. The library’s new early literacy center opened at the beginning of 2013, and growing interest has made it one of the most...

Work on arts center to begin in May

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER Construction of the $10 million Marathon Center for the Performing Arts is scheduled to start in May, with a groundbreaking celebration taking place toward the end of April. “We haven’t seen even one ounce of hesitation on this,” Ed...

New Findlay superintendent ‘happy to be here’

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER Staff and students at Findlay City Schools met their future superintendent on Monday. Edward Kurt and his family attended Monday’s school board meeting. “I’m very happy to be here and excited to be the next superintendent of Findlay...

Rising temps aid snowplows

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER Rising temperatures Tuesday helped road crews clear snow and ice left by Monday night’s storm. Temperatures in the mid- to upper 30s meant road crews for Findlay, Hancock County and the Ohio Department of Transportation didn’t have to clock...

Taylor calls health law ‘a failed idea’

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor says Ohio leaders want to keep their distance from the politics and policies of Washington, D.C. “I’m sorry Bob (Latta), but we don’t want the dysfunction they have in Washington,” Taylor told the U.S....