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Letters to the Editor 08-11-18

USE AVAILABLE RESOURCES FIRST I will not be supporting Findlay City Schools’ levy. As a 2016 graduate of Findlay High School, I do not believe more money for security correlates in having a safer school district. When I walked through the halls, as long as I walked with a...

Vacated

Vacating an undeveloped street or alley is routine government work and not usually very newsworthy. But Findlay City Council made the vacation of Carrol and Benton streets — two planned streets that never made it to asphalt — far more controversial than it needed to...

Tales of some lucky (and unlucky) ducks

It’s hard to believe that August is slipping by and that summer is waning. Floodlights will soon illuminate our Friday nights, drawing gridiron fans like moths to a porch light, all for the purpose of creating a lifetime of memories. Another season is also quickly...

Letters to the Editor 08-10-18

WHY NOT WHINE AND CHEESE? I was reading earlier this summer that the United States has a record surplus of 1.39 billion pounds of cheese. The lack of demand for milk has led many of the family-owned dairies to have to sell off their herds and quit the business. I have been...

Letters to the Editor 08-09-18

LEVY IS NOT HER CONCERN I am writing in regard to the front page article in Tuesday’s Courier concerning the Findlay City Schools safety, security levy. I would like to know why is it always the property owners who are responsible for anything concerning the schools?...

Suicide

Suicide awareness and prevention efforts should be growing in Ohio, but have been pushed to the back burner, it seems, as the state struggles to find solutions to the opioid epidemic. The attention on drug abuse and addiction is warranted, certainly, with people in Ohio still...

Thumb

UP: The men and women, and yes, even the dog, of the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office have more talent and rhythm than we realized. The office recently added their video to the Lip Sync Challenge (#lipsynchallenge) that began earlier this summer among law enforcement...
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Ask the Experts: Helpful tips 8/7

Publishing the first and third Tuesday of each month, The Courier ‘Ask the Experts’ advice column features local ‘Experts’ answering frequently asked questions related to their area of expertise.  

Corn, soybean crops looking good

Farmers are watching their crops closely as we approach the end of the growing season. August is a critical month for grain fill, and excessive dry weather at this time can greatly diminish yields. Following is a general discussion of the crops up to this point. For most farmers,...

Night Out

Courier police and court reporter Eileen McClory spent two shifts with City of Findlay police officers the past two Friday nights. We suspect her eyes are now a little more wide-open. McClory’s glimpse (Page A1 story, Monday) into the world of police shows how important the...