Carey school groundbreaking set for July 11

CAREY — Groundbreaking for the Carey school will be held at 2 p.m. July 11 at the building site on South Vance Street. School officials had hoped to have the ceremony on June 27, Superintendent Michael Wank on Thursday said the event will be held in July. If it is raining,...

Judge overturns firing of L-B teacher

By RYAN DUNN STAFF WRITER A Liberty-Benton High School teacher, fired in 2013, must be immediately reinstated and provided two years of back pay, Hancock County Common Pleas Judge Reginald Routson has ruled. Routson said the school board did not show “good and just...

Two suspects plead insanity in arson case

By BRIAN BOHNERT FOR THE COURIER FOSTORIA — A Fostoria woman accused of setting a fire that killed two people over the Memorial Day weekend has entered a plea of not guilty by reason of insanity. Shey L. Weiker, 31, and one of her co-defendants, Charles V. Schaeffer, 44,...

Foundation hits grant milestone

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER The Findlay-Hancock County Community Foundation has hit the $30 million mark in grants. The philanthropic organization celebrated that milestone amount of money at its annual meeting Wednesday night at the Findlay Country Club. The foundation has been...

Survey to gauge school building views

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER VAN BUREN — After its May bond issue was voted down, Van Buren School District is seeking input before deciding whether another levy should appear on the November ballot. The district recently launched an online survey, asking residents to give...

World War II bomber to stop at Findlay Airport next week

Next week, the Findlay Airport will host “Diamond Lil,” a rare B-24 Liberator bomber flown during World War II. The plane will be available for public tours and rides. The aircraft, presented by the Commemorative Air Force, an organization that promotes World War II...

City street work continues

Crews will be paving portions of several Findlay streets today, weather permitting, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. The work will include: • South Main Street from Woodley Avenue to the southern city limits. The work will necessitate occasional lane reductions. • Sixth Street from South...

Partnership honors Six Disciplines

Six Disciplines NWO, which helps companies by aligning employee activities with company goals, has received recognition at the “silver level” from the Partnership for Excellence, Ohio, West Virginia and Indiana’s Performance Excellence Program. Based on the...
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