Arcadia names new school chief

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER The Arcadia school board has reached deep into southeastern Ohio to hire a new school superintendent. Bruce A. Kidder, superintendent since 2009 at Frontier Local Schools, near New Matamoras at the West Virginia border, was given a contract Tuesday...

Landfill gas project recognized

By DENISE GRANT STAFF WRITER Hancock County Landfill’s gas-to-energy project has received national recognition for innovation in renewable energy development. The project has been named as a “2015 Partner and Project of the Year” by the U.S. Environmental...

Man pleads guilty to Sink’s fire

By ALLISON REAMER STAFF WRITER A Findlay man pleaded guilty Wednesday to starting a fire that destroyed Sink’s Flower Shop last summer. Bryant Smith, 20, appeared before Judge Reginald Routson in Hancock County Common Pleas Court on multiple arson charges stemming from the...

Two officers honored for lifesaving efforts

By ALLISON REAMER Staff Writer Despite being from different law enforcement agencies, two officers worked side-by-side with one goal in mind: to save a life. On Wednesday, Findlay police officer Brooks Deidrick and State Highway Patrol trooper Sean Williams were awarded a...

Severe weather spotter training class scheduled

A Skywarn severe weather spotter class will be conducted from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Monday in the assembly room at Whirlpool Corp., 4901 N. Main St. The training is being hosted by the National Weather Service in cooperation with the Hancock County Emergency Management Agency...

Steve Korb named to post at Veterans Resource Center

Steve Korb has been named veterans services specialist for the Military Veterans Resource Center’s Findlay office. Korb will provide career services and other supportive services to veterans, active service members and their families in need. The resource center, at 423...

Workshop planned for farmers, landowners

The Hancock Soil & Water Conservation District will conduct a workshop for landowners and farmers interested in best management practices for water issues along Eagle and Lye creek watersheds. The workshop will be held from 7:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. April 20 in the Agricultural...

Pay raise panel: plans advance

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER Findlay City Council may move forward with plans to let citizens decide how much elected officials should be paid. On Tuesday night, council discussed the idea that came from an ad hoc committee consisting of 4th Ward Councilman Tom Klein, At-Large...
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