L-B’s legal bills climb in fight over firing

By RYAN DUNN STAFF WRITER Liberty-Benton School District has paid nearly $70,000 in legal bills during its effort to fire teacher Mark Badertscher, and the case is not over. A Hancock County judge last month reinstated Badertscher, ruling the school board failed to prove it had...

Findlay Schools seeking site for bus garage

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER Findlay City Schools may build a new bus garage on three acres of city-owned land along Broad Avenue. The school board went into closed, executive session Monday to discuss the possibility of purchasing the land or proposing a land swap with the city....

CSX expanding large railyard

NORTH BALTIMORE — The already-large CSX railyard near North Baltimore is getting bigger. In what is reportedly a $43 million expansion, CSX is expanding its lift capacity by about 50 percent by adding two cranes and expanding the number of tracks in the yard. It also is...

McComb’s doctor retiring this year

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER McCOMB — A McComb-based doctor is retiring from his practice, but plans call for keeping the medical facility open, Village Council announced Monday. Dr. James Doone is retiring in September. In the summer of 2001, Blanchard Valley Health System...

Carey board OKs teachers contract

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER CAREY — The Carey school board on Monday approved a three-year contract with the Carey Education Association, representing district teachers, at the end of a more than 3½-hour meeting. Teachers will receive a pay increase of 2 percent in 2014-15...

Parker named interim dean of UF College of Pharmacy

Debra L. Parker has been named interim dean of the University of Findlay’s College of Pharmacy for the next academic year. Parker has been serving as associate professor of pharmacy practice at the university since 2006 and as chair of the Pharmacy Practice Department since...

Time Warner filling local sales positions

Time Warner Cable will be hiring more than 30 employees for full-time direct sales positions in Bowling Green and Findlay. Average sales representatives earn $40,000 to $60,000, with top performers earning $80,000 to $100,000 annually, Time Warner Cable reported. Benefits include...

Two people hurt in Findlay crash

Two people were injured in a car crash early Monday on North Main Street in Findlay. Hayley Workman, 18, of Bloomdale, lost control of her vehicle at about 2:20 a.m. in the 1500 block of North Main Street. Her vehicle crossed the center lane and hit a curb, a pole and a tree,...
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