December trial date set for ex-Riverdale teacher

A December trial date has been set for a former Riverdale School District teacher charged with child endangerment. Barb Williams is scheduled for a Dec. 15 trial in Findlay Municipal Court on the first-degree misdemeanor charge. Williams was videotaped in May shoving a 6-year-old...

Fostoria woman sentenced for fatal house fire

By BRIAN BOHNERT FOR THE COURIER TIFFIN — A Fostoria woman was sentenced Monday to life in prison, with parole possible after 25 years, for starting a Memorial Day house fire in Fostoria that killed two people and seriously injured a third. Shey L. Weiker, 32, wept as she...

Five injured in fiery Dunkirk crash

DUNKIRK — Five people suffered minor injuries in a multiple-vehicle crash Monday afternoon that resulted in a fire at Dunkirk’s Marathon gas station, 441 S. Main St. According to the Hardin County Sheriff’s Office, two people were transported to Blanchard Valley...

Findlay clears up FEMA concerns

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER Findlay has avoided being put on probation by the National Flood Insurance Program. After submitting documents to the Federal Emergency Management Agency, city officials cleared up more than 100 issues the federal agency had with the city meeting...

Bluffton council OKs fire truck, gear

By BRIAN LESTER STAFF WRITER BLUFFTON — Bluffton Fire Chief Jon Kinn on Monday asked Village Council for new equipment and a new fire truck. Kinn asked council to approve funds for new hose, turnout gear, and a fire truck. Council authorized all three. The fire truck will...

State report card shows improvement

By MORGAN MANNS for the courier FOSTORIA — The results are in, and there are signs of progress. Fostoria Superintendent Andrew Sprang, who presented the 2013-14 state report card at Monday night’s school board meeting, said the district earned a C grade on its...

Arlington waterline work nearly finished

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer ARLINGTON — Waterline replacement on a portion of Main Cross Street and in the Sunset Addition is nearing completion, Village Council heard Monday. By the end of this week, the new waterlines should installed, according to village Engineer Kevin...

Carey waterline project advances; Council considers fowl restrictions

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER CAREY — Carey Council on Monday approved the purchase of $70,000 to $75,000 worth of materials to install a 10-inch-diameter waterline from Ogg Street, near the water tower, along East Findlay Street to Arrowhead Commerce Park, the industrial park...
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