Weekend Doctor

By DAVE SCHIEFER As summer winds down, many people are focused on getting kids ready to go back to school and the last of summer vacation plans. Unfortunately, many people have something less exciting to look forward to, the return of fall allergies. For millions of Americans,...

Weekend: Teach children to be gracious winners, losers

By CASSIE TURNER I love to celebrate the accomplishments of our young people. Over nearly three weeks, we have been doing a lot of celebrating in 4-H as projects are being judged and youth are awarded for their efforts. Celebrating youth can happen in many settings and the summer...

Embattled teacher to step down

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER MOUNT BLANCHARD — The Riverdale school board is set to accept the resignation of kindergarten teacher Barbara Williams on Monday. Williams’ resignation is listed on the board’s agenda and will become effective immediately upon approval....

Adopt-A-Tree applications available

Findlay’s annual Adopt-A-Tree program has applications available for fall planting. Designed to reforest particular parts of the city and keep Findlay attractive and shaded, city residents are eligible to “adopt” trees for $25 each and plant them in pre-approved...

Area man killed in ATV accident

Andrew Altenburger, 28, of Cloverdale, died in an all-terrain vehicle accident at about 2:20 a.m. Friday. Putnam County Sheriff’s deputies reported they received an emergency call stating Altenburger had crashed in a field west of road 23-L south of Cloverdale. He had...

McLane paid $2.4 million for distribution center site

McLane Co. paid $26,853 per acre, or a total of $2.4 million, for the 88 acres south of Hancock County 212, on which it will build a $38 million grocery distribution center. McLane on Friday temporarily transferred ownership of the construction site to the Blanchard Valley Port...

Recent ruling doesn’t doom Affordable Care Act

Chris Oaks spoke with Trey Daly, state director for Enroll America in Ohio. Q: You are among those crying foul at the (District of Columbia) Circuit Court’s ruling this week that insurance policies purchased through the federally-run health care exchange are not eligible...

Van Buren trying again for school work

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER VAN BUREN — Come November, Van Buren School District residents will have a chance to show support or vote down a $28.7 million bond issue for school improvements. The Van Buren school board on Thursday night approved sending the 7-mill, 30-year tax...
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