Riverdale youth’s parents face endangering charges

The parents of a boy allegedly victimized by a Riverdale School District teacher have been charged with child endangering. A Wyandot County Sheriff’s Office deputy on Monday morning responded to a 911 call from 6-year-old Ian Nelson, according to a sheriff’s report....

Flood-control money awarded

By DENISE GRANT STAFF WRITER About $950,000 for flood-control efforts in Hancock and Putnam counties was awarded Monday by the State Controlling Board. The money came from the state’s disaster services fund. Most of the money, $900,000, will reimburse the Hancock County...

Sexual assault reported; UF expels athletes

By MICHAEL BURWELL STAFF WRITER Two athletes have been expelled from the University of Findlay after school officials say they sexually assaulted a woman in a university-owned house on campus last month. Alphonso Baity, 20, a junior basketball guard from Henderson, Kentucky, and...

UF’s first 25 years marked by growth

By MICHAEL BURWELL STAFF WRITER The University of Findlay has seen growth in its enrollment, campus, and academic programs in its first 25 years as a university, UF President Katherine Fell told the Findlay Rotary Club on Monday. Enrollment numbers have increased from 2,215 in...

Carey approves increase in village electric rates

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER CAREY — Carey Council approved an ordinance Monday to increase village electric rates, and gave a second reading to an ordinance which would limit the number of fowl raised on residential properties within village limits. The electric rate...

New floor installed in town hall room

By BRIAN LESTER Staff Writer BLUFFTON — The third-floor meeting room in the town hall had a new look on Monday night as the new floor was in place for the Bluffton Village Council meeting. Diller Flooring completed the work on the wooden floor over the weekend. The floor...

Arlington to auction grass fire vehicle

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer ARLINGTON — Arlington Council agreed Monday to auction off a grass fire truck. The 1969 Chevy truck became available for sale when council recently purchased a newer grass truck. Fire Chief Al Latta suggested a public auction be held, rather...

Heading for higher ground

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER Warren Krout, a downtown Findlay businessman who has battled floodwaters many a time, has had enough of that fight. His Sour Flower Trading Post, a pawn shop at 202 and 204 N. Main St., was sold to Hancock County last week for $135,900 and will be...
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