11 people indicted by county grand jury

By ALLISON REAMER Staff Writer A Findlay teen was charged by a Hancock County grand jury on Tuesday for allegedly having a picture of a nude juvenile on his phone. Leonardo Rodriguez, 18, was charged with illegal use of a minor in a nudity-oriented material or performance, a...

Arcadia board OKs equipment repairs

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER ARCADIA — Arcadia school board on Tuesday authorized a package of repairs to school building equipment. J.L. Mechanical Services of Perrysburg will be paid $17,989 for three projects. The board wants to replace a feed water tank to the building...

One person killed in 2-vehicle crash

DESHLER — A Maumee man was killed and a Wauseon man was injured in a two-vehicle crash north of Deshler on Monday afternoon. Daniel S. Holt, 37, died in the crash, which was reported around 2:15 p.m. at the intersection of Ohio 65 and Ohio 281, the Henry County...

Fiscal commission holds first meeting

By MORGAN MANNS FOR THE COURIER FOSTORIA — The city’s fiscal countdown began Tuesday with the first meeting of Fostoria’s Financial Planning and Supervision Commission. The city administration has 120 days to find a solution to Fostoria’s budget crisis or...

Fostoria Council OKs zoning for Tim Hortons

By BRIAN BOHNERT FOR THE COURIER FOSTORIA — Fostoria City Council on Tuesday approved the zoning change of five properties on North Countyline Street to permit construction of a Tim Hortons coffee and donut restaurant. The properties, located between 908 and 1030 N....

Findlay school board extends Kurt’s contract

By DANAE KING STAFF WRITER The Findlay school board on Monday secured Superintendent Ed Kurt’s future with the district, as it approved a five-year contract that begins when his current three-year pact ends in 2017. “As a board, we think it’s prudent to work...

Zika virus not likely to have impact here

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER Zika virus has grabbed worldwide attention, but the risks of Hancock County residents getting it appear to be low, infectious disease specialist Dr. Nathaniel Ratnasamy said Monday. Zika virus can cause birth defects. It is transmitted by infected...

Fostoria’s fiscal emergency panel plans first meeting

By BRIAN BOHNERT FOR THE COURIER FOSTORIA — Beginning today, the Keckler administration will have 120 days to find a solution to Fostoria’s budget crisis or a financial oversight committee will do it for them. Mayor Eric Keckler will meet with Fostoria’s...
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