McComb school tax renewed by voters

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER For the third time since 2004, McComb voters have renewed their school district’s half-percent income tax. On Tuesday, the issue passed with 373 votes, or 71.6 percent of the vote, in favor, to 148 votes against it. In Hancock County, the tax was...

Union Township OKs levy for new fire station

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer RAWSON — Union Township voters on Tuesday approved an additional levy that will help fuse two fire departments into one. According to the Hancock County Board of Elections, a 1.5-mill, five-year additional levy passed by a margin of 161 votes in...

Cupp, McColley win GOP races

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER Republicans on Tuesday nominated Bob Cupp for the 4th District and Robert McColley for 81st District seats in the Ohio House of Representatives. No results had been posted late Tuesday for a three-way race among write-in candidates for the GOP nomination...

Bluffton district renews, increases levy

By JOY BROWN STAFF WRITER Bluffton School District residents on Tuesday resoundingly passed a renewal and increase of a 4.9-mill, five-year levy for operations. Unofficially, 953 voters, or 71 percent, voted for the levy, and 382 voted against it. It’s a renewal, in that...

Hardin Northern library levy approved

By RYAN DUNN staff writer Tuesday night was one of celebration for Hardin Northern Public Library staff as voters approved a levy request. Additional dollars will help revive hours of operation after budget cuts forced their reduction, said Rebecca Coker, library director....

Patrick Henry district narrowly approves levy

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer HAMLER — Patrick Henry School District voters Tuesday narrowly approved a replacement levy to help consolidate its schools onto one campus. The district’s two elementary schools will be closed. Replacement of a 1.9-mill levy, which is on...

Metzger wins Wyandot commissioner contest

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER Incumbent Wyandot County Commissioner Ron Metzger received the Republican nomination for a four-year term Tuesday, according to the Wyandot County Board of Elections. All vote totals are unofficial and include absentee ballots. Also Tuesday, Carey and...

Putnam County judge holds off challenger

OTTAWA — Putnam County voters on Tuesday overwhelmingly chose the incumbent probate and juvenile court judge in a contested race for the Democratic nomination. Judge Michael Borer secured about 66 percent of the vote, defeating county Prosecutor Gary Lammers by a count of...
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