Taxing

Findlay Tax Administrator Andrew Thomas is apparently the only person in the administration that knows the ins and outs of the city’s unique system of collecting, or not collecting, estimated city income tax payments. That’s scary. What would happen, for example, if...

Letter to the Editor 05-17-18

FENCE RULE HAS GONE TOO FAR I believe this has all gone too far. Lori Lamb (letter, May 15) says we need the NEAT police, yet what have they done for her? She’s still looking at a sink and toilet in the yard next to her and it’s been there a year and a half? I feel...

Thumbs

DOWN: As predicted last year, the Hancock County jail is continuing to run well over the facility’s 98-bed capacity. That means as many as 20 or 30 inmates a day have to be held in jails in Putnam, Wood and Van Wert counties instead of at the corner of Crawford and Cory. If...

Letter to the Editor 05-16-18

WRITER WAS WEARING BLINDERS I think the only one wearing blinders is Jim Inbody (letter, May 9) as his 12-step program of “Trumponomics” is about as phony as the president’s promise of job security. Jim should have read more of my letters. Then he would know...
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Ask the Experts 5/15

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.  

Letters to the Editor 05-15-18

WE NEED THE NEAT POLICE In response to Melissa Humphress (letter, May 12), I, for one, feel this city desperately needs as she calls it “The NEAT police.” Perhaps Humphress lives in a neighborhood where everyone takes pride in their yards, owns their homes, and maybe...

Soybean farmers face weedy challenge

Marestail is still the most problematic weed for soybean producers. In our fall weed surveys, it has been the number one weed to survive herbicide programs for the past five years. To combat this weed, farmers have to change their reliance on glyphosate and herbicide programs...

Letter to the Editor 05-14-2018

MISPLACED CONCERN I think the unfounded fear of a residential addiction treatment center on Manor Hill Road masks the real concern about having what amounts to a recovery warehouse. There have been stories recently of large for-profit companies similar to Desert Cove Recovery...

One for the arts

For nearly 40 years, The Arts Partnership has been providing Findlay and Hancock County with seasonal events and festivals and educational art programs. The Marathon Center for the Performing Arts, the new kid on the block, has only been in existence since 2015, but has been...

Letters to the Editor 05-12-18

WHERE’S THE VOICE OF REASON? This is intended to reach citizens who are tired of our elected officials voting on measures which overstep their duties of being a voice for their constituency as councilmen and councilwomen when they vote to restrict property rights. The voice...