Greensburg Township seeks 1.5-mill fire protection levy

OTTAWA — Voters in a few Putnam County villages and townships will help decide levy requests in the May 5 primary election. Greensburg Township residents are being asked to replace a levy for fire protection. The 1.5-mill, five-year tax would generate $49,765 annually,...

Woman arrested after police chase

Two people were arrested after a Findlay woman led city police on a chase Tuesday afternoon. According to police, officers attempted to stop a 1999 Mercury Mountaineer in the 2800 block of South Main Street at 2:19 p.m. as part of a criminal investigation. Police said the driver,...

Vanlue picks school chief

By ABBEY NICKEL STAFF WRITER VANLUE — A familiar face in the Vanlue School District will be the new superintendent. Traci Conley, the current high school principal, was unanimously voted in by the school board on Monday night. Conley will receive a three-year contract...

Recovery house rumors circulate

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER The Hancock County Board of Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services says it is not planning to open an addiction recovery house on Findlay’s Oakdale Drive. Although the board received an offer for a house on Oakdale Drive, it...

Baltimore PD issues warning

By ALLISON REAMER STAFF WRITER The Baltimore Police Department is warning law enforcement agencies nationwide about a gang partnership plan to “take out” officers. The Baltimore department said it received credible information that gang members, including the Black...

BVC levy renewal on primary ballot

By DENISE GRANT STAFF WRITER Voters in Findlay and Hancock County will be asked to renew a five-year, 1.9-mill operating levy for Blanchard Valley Center in the May 5 primary. The current levy expires in December. It was first approved by voters in May 2005. It was last renewed...

Oxley hoping for new leadership

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER Former U.S. Rep. Michael Oxley brought his signature charisma and one-liners home to Findlay as he discussed politics past and present in a speech Monday to Findlay Rotary Club. Oxley, 71, who represented Hancock and neighboring counties in the U.S....

Trial date set for robbery suspect

By ALLISON REAMER Staff Writer A jury trial has been set for an Arcadia man who was charged with aggravated robbery following an incident last month at Circle K on Findlay’s Tiffin Avenue. Joe Vera III, 21, remains incarcerated at the Hancock County jail on the first-degree...
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