NB to host panel discussion on opiate, heroin addictions

NORTH BALTIMORE — Heroin has become the “in drug.” Use of heroin and other opiates has reached epidemic proportions in many communities, and Wood County is no exception. The Wood County Opiate Task Force will host “The Opiate Epidemic: A Town Hall...

Bluffton University plans May Day events

BLUFFTON — Bluffton University’s traditional May Day weekend festivities will include a May Day ceremony to be held at 1:30 p.m. May 2 on the Centennial Hall lawn. The weekend will begin with a performance of “The Musical of Musicals: The Musical!” in...

WITH VIDEO: Council candidates divided about water shut-off policy

  By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER Five at-large City Council candidates disagreed Wednesday on whether city officials should be able to shut off water to a property that repeatedly violates Findlay’s junk ordinances. But the candidates agreed on several other topics during a...

Diversion channel would spur bridge construction

By DENISE GRANT STAFF WRITER The Eagle Creek diversion channel, being proposed by the Army Corps of Engineers in a rural area west of Findlay, would require the construction of eight new bridges. The proposed diversion channel would be 9.4 miles long. It would begin north of...

Appeals court sides with fired L-B teacher

By ABBEY NICKEL STAFF WRITER Former Liberty-Benton teacher Mark Badertscher, fired in 2013, has won another round in his legal fight with the school district. The 3rd District Court of Appeals, Lima, disagreed with the school board’s reasoning for his termination and upheld...

Mount Blanchard plans cleanup day

MOUNT BLANCHARD — Volunteers are needed for the Mount Blanchard village cleanup and Change your World Day to be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 9. The village Beautification Committee, along with Village Council, village park board and the social concerns group from Mount...

Library seeking renewal of levy

By ABBEY NICKEL Staff Writer The Findlay-Hancock County Public Library will be asking city and county voters to renew a 0.5-mill, five-year operating levy in May. The levy was first approved in May 2010, with 64 percent of voters approving. It offset an annual loss of about...

McComb school voters asked to renew levy

By ABBEY NICKEL Staff Writer McCOMB — Voters in the McComb School District are being asked to renew a 3.36-mill permanent improvement levy in the May 5 primary. The levy is a tax that originated in 1990 and has been renewed by taxpayers every five years, Superintendent Meri...
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