Find election results on Courier website

Voters in the Van Buren and Liberty-Benton school districts will decide the fate of school construction proposals today, and results will be posted tonight on The Courier’s website as the votes are counted. The results of local races for seats in the Ohio House and U.S....

One candidate has applied for council vacancy

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER Only one person has applied to fill a Findlay City Council seat vacated by 6th Ward Councilman Andy Douglas in October. Anyone interested in filling the vacant council seat can contact Hancock County Republican Chair Jim Baker at 419-889-5447 through...

Norris campaign has filed required finance report

By DENISE GRANT Staff Writer The campaign to elect Gregory Norris as state representative, known as Norris for Liberty, filed a campaign finance report with the Ohio Secretary of State on Oct. 19. The Courier incorrectly reported Friday that the campaign did not file a report....

Carey insurance costs discussed

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER CAREY — Village Administrator Roy Johnson and Mayor Steve Smalley will contact Chapman and Chapman, the village’s third-party consultant for health insurance, to ask for help in dealing with rising health insurance costs. The company was...

Sheriff’s office seeking information about rural house fire

The Hancock County Sheriff’s Office and the State Fire Marshal’s Office are looking for information about a suspicious house fire south of Fostoria last month. The Washington Township Fire Department responded to a house fire at 6:51 a.m. Oct. 16 at 21741 Washington...

Arlington fiscal officer stepping down Nov. 30

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer ARLINGTON — Arlington Council is searching for a new fiscal officer following the resignation of Donna Corbin, which takes effect Nov. 30. She is leaving for personal reasons, according to council. The fiscal officer’s duties include...

Area counties off Ebola monitoring list

COLUMBUS — Putnam, Seneca and Hardin counties have been removed from a statewide list of counties which are monitoring individuals for Ebola after contact or potential contact with Texas nurse Amber Vinson, who visited Ohio before being diagnosed with the virus, according...

School issues, state races before voters

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER Residents of Hancock and neighboring counties will help decide races for governor and six other statewide offices in Tuesday’s general election. In Hancock County, big school construction projects will be decided in the Van Buren and Liberty-Benton...
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