Vanlue picks school chief

By ABBEY NICKEL Staff Writer VANLUE — A familiar face in the Vanlue School District will be the new superintendent. Traci Conley, the current high school principal, was unanimously voted in by the school board on Monday night. Conley will receive a three-year contract...

Recovery house rumors circulate

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER The Hancock County Board of Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services says it is not planning to open an addiction recovery house on Findlay’s Oakdale Drive. Although the board received an offer for a house on Oakdale Drive, it...

Baltimore PD issues warning

By ALLISON REAMER Staff Writer The Baltimore Police Department is warning law enforcement agencies nationwide about a gang partnership plan to “take out” officers. The Baltimore department said it received credible information that gang members, including the Black...

BVC levy renewal on primary ballot

By DENISE GRANT Staff Writer Voters in Findlay and Hancock County will be asked to renew a five-year, 1.9-mill operating levy for Blanchard Valley Center in the May 5 primary. The current levy expires in December. It was first approved by voters in May 2005. It was last renewed...

Oxley hoping for new leadership

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER Former U.S. Rep. Michael Oxley brought his signature charisma and one-liners home to Findlay as he discussed politics past and present in a speech Monday to Findlay Rotary Club. Oxley, 71, who represented Hancock and neighboring counties in the U.S....

Trial date set for robbery suspect

By ALLISON REAMER Staff Writer A jury trial has been set for an Arcadia man who was charged with aggravated robbery following an incident last month at Circle K on Findlay’s Tiffin Avenue. Joe Vera III, 21, remains incarcerated at the Hancock County jail on the first-degree...

Council discusses pothole, curb work

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer McCOMB — As warmer weather finally arrived, McComb Council on Monday was updated on curb replacement and pothole repairs. Quotes are being obtained to replace deteriorating curbs on a section of Bond Street, according to village officials. The...

United Steelworkers plan to hold rally outside Marathon

United Steelworkers says it will hold a rally at 9 a.m. Wednesday outside Marathon Petroleum Corp. headquarters, 539 S. Main St., before the company’s annual shareholder meeting. The rally will be attended by elected union leaders and by members of USW Local 13-1 in Texas....
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