Council OKs insurance fund transfer

By JOY BROWN STAFF WRITER Findlay City Council on Tuesday voted to transfer an additional $50,000 for insurance-related claims and fees into an account that the law director can access at will. Opposition from two council members wasn’t enough to persuade the rest of...

Work scheduled on 3 city streets

Work will continue today on three Findlay streets from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., weather permitting. South Main Street between Woodley Avenue and Beechmont Drive will have lane closings for paving. Sixth Street from South Main to South Blanchard streets, and from Amelia to Blanchard...

Park break-ins investigated

The Hancock County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a series of break-ins and vandalism in village parks. Concession stands were broken into in the past month in Arlington and Mount Blanchard. Arcadia’s park was also vandalized, said Detective Sgt. Jason Seem....

Lease of police cruisers approved

By BRIAN BOHNERT for the corier FOSTORIA — Members of Fostoria City Council on Tuesday put their unanimous stamp of approval on a resolution authorizing nearly $200,000 in capital improvements for this year. A total of $196,799 is to be spent on capital improvement projects...

Hancock, Defiance ODOT workers win Lima truck and loader roadeo

LIMA “” Employees in the Defiance and Hancock County ODOT garages won the Ohio Department of Transportation District 1 truck and loader roadeo held in Lima. Winning the truck competition was Tom Mellinger of Hancock County. Mellinger is a seasoned roadeo veteran who...

County standing firm on jail fees

By JOY BROWN STAFF WRITER Hancock County Commissioner Mark Gazarek says Findlay’s refusal to pay jail fees for the past three months is “disconcerting,” but it isn’t going to force the county into changing its proposed contract for inmate housing. Mayor...

Hite, opponents file campaign reports

By DENISE GRANT STAFF WRITER State Sen. Cliff Hite, R-Findlay, who defeated two opponents in the May 6 Republican primary, was outspent by one of them during the latter stages of the campaign, according to post-election finance reports. Hite spent about $18,389 late in the...

Financing sought for projects

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER CAREY — Carey Council approved an emergency ordinance Monday to submit a letter of intent to American Municipal Power, Columbus, to borrow $7 million to pay for electrical system upgrades. The projects include construction of a new 15-megavolt...
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