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Findlay High School truancy policies revised

By DANAE KING STAFF WRITER Findlay High School is trying to be “proactive” when it comes to truancy, and its efforts are in line with new state legislation. House Bill 410 is aimed at reducing truancy by having schools notify parents sooner, and using diversion...

Daniel Clinger receives regional honor

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER Longtime Findlay architect, businessman and civic leader Dan Clinger has been named “Architect of the Year” by the Toledo chapter of the American Institute of Architects. The former co-owner of RCM Architects won the award for his commitment...

Ex-city employee enters guilty pleas

A former computer services director for the city of Findlay pleaded guilty Monday to felony charges stemming from an August traffic accident that injured two women. Justin Weddington, 31, of Rudolph, pleaded guilty to two counts of aggravated vehicular assault, both third-degree...

Contract awarded to build Carey bus garage

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER CAREY — Clouse Construction of New Riegel was approved Monday by Carey school board to construct a bus garage and athletic field house at the new school. The two buildings will cost a maximum of $1.45 million, according to the board’s...

McComb hears eyesore complaints

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER McCOMB — A few South Street residents on Monday expressed dismay to Village Council about the “hideous” conditions of other properties in their neighborhood. The residents said some properties have vehicles with expired license...

Two arrested for making meth in Upper Sandusky

UPPER SANDUSKY — Two men were arrested after authorities found evidence of methamphetamine production at an Upper Sandusky house trailer, police report. Benjamin Gamble of Upper Sandusky, and Andrew Inman of Mansfield were arrested Friday on charges related to the meth...

Lawmakers consider reducing farm taxes

COLUMBUS (AP) — Ohio lawmakers are debating whether to reduce property taxes for farmers, a move critics say would raise taxes for residential property owners and potentially cause school districts to lose state funding. Proposed legislation in the House and Senate would...

City permits needed when adding outdoor structures

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER Findlay officials are asking people to get permits when adding outdoor structures to their yards. Permits must be obtained for pools, sheds, porches and fences, among other structures. Patios, mailboxes, swing sets and other playground equipment do not...
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