Murder suspect seeks to exhume body of infant

By RYAN DUNN STAFF WRITER Jerrod Hartman, the Findlay man charged with murdering his infant son, is asking a judge to allow the body to be exhumed. Hartman wants a medical expert to perform additional tests on the body of the infant, James Hartman, according to a motion filed...

Cockroaches found in FHS bathroom

By MICHAEL BURWELL STAFF WRITER A report of cockroaches in a bathroom sink at Findlay High School has sent school district employees scurrying into action this week. Several high school students, apparently bugged by what they saw, posted pictures of the sink, located in a...

Police officer’s firing upheld

By RYAN DUNN staff writer A judge has upheld the firing of a former Findlay police sergeant who placed a loaded gun in his mouth and insulted an officer during separate roll call meetings. An arbitrator who reinstated Dave Hill exceeded the union contract’s...

Council OKs utility rate changes

By BRIAN BOHNERT for the courier FOSTORIA — Property owners can expect to see a change in their water and sewer bills next year, thanks to City Council action Tuesday. Fostoria City Council unanimously approved adjustments to the city’s sewer rates for the next two...

Council takes initial step toward granting rezoning

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer NORTH BALTIMORE — North Baltimore Council on Tuesday gave the initial reading to an ordinance to rezone two acres at the former North Baltimore High School on Second Street. Reineke Motors wants to purchase the land for parking space. A recent...

Authorities don’t think crash caused Ottoville man’s death

OTTOVILLE — The body of a 79-year-old Putnam County man was found in a minivan after a single-vehicle crash Monday, but authorities do not think the accident caused the man’s death. Victor J. Fischbach, of Ottoville, was found about 3 p.m. Monday in a 2001 Pontiac...

UF considers campus police department

By RYAN DUNN STAFF WRITER University of Findlay officials expect to form a campus police department by the first half of 2016. The university’s board of trustees late last month approved transitioning to a combined campus security and police department, said Matt...

New FHS entrance nearly completed

By MICHAEL BURWELL STAFF WRITER Findlay High School students soon will be able to go through the building’s front door again. Although the finishing touches on the $2.5 million renovation to the high school’s main entrance won’t be done until mid-December, it...
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