Heidelberg hires ex-OSU band director

TIFFIN — A former Ohio State University marching band director has been hired by Heidelberg University as its new director of bands. The Columbus Dispatch reported Jonathan Waters will be the new assistant professor of music education and director of bands at Heidelberg....

Carey sidewalk legislation gets reading

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER CAREY — Carey Council gave a first reading Monday to an ordinance to allow Administrator Roy Johnson to contract for sidewalk installation on the east side of Glenn Avenue leading to the new school. He will seek bids for the construction,...

Fostoria Rotary Club names Golden Apple Award winners

FOSTORIA — Six Fostoria teachers were honored Monday by the Fostoria Rotary Club at its Golden Apple Award ceremony. Golden Apple Award winners were Steve Kauffman, Fostoria band director, and Teresa Stosio, St. Wendelin Catholic School second-grade teacher. Red Apple Award...

Four people facing arson charges

By BRIAN BOHNERT FOR THE COURIER The Wood County Sheriff’s Office on Monday identified a Fostoria man as one of four adults charged in connection with a string of arsons late last month. Nicholas C. Hackworth, 18, of Fostoria, faces a charge of felony arson for his alleged...

Second person dies from car crash near Ada

ADA — A second person has died following a head-on crash Friday in Allen County, southwest of Ada. The two-vehicle collision, reported at 2:13 p.m. Friday near the intersection of Ohio 309 and Pevee Road, killed the driver of one vehicle, Sylas Daniels, 18, of Kenton, the...

Arlington discusses shelter house project

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER ARLINGTON — Work is scheduled to start this month on replacing a shelter house at Arlington’s village park, but questions remain about how much electricity will be delivered to the building. Plans call for running a 400-amp line from a...

Schools consider propane buses

By DANAE KING STAFF WRITER Several schools in the region are beginning to consider propane-powered buses that are said to warm up faster, cost less, and be better for the environment than the diesel buses most districts use. Van Buren Schools has already ordered a bus that runs...

Findlay First Edition wins FAME Chicago competition

By DANAE KING STAFF WRITER Findlay High School’s First Edition show choir won a national event in Chicago this weekend. The event, called FAME Chicago, is a regional qualifying event for the national finals, said First Edition Director Kevin Manley. The show choir, with 76...
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