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Wyandot primary canceled; no party races, ballot issues

UPPER SANDUSKY — There will be no primary election in Wyandot County on May 5, according to Deb Passet, board of elections director. There are no Republican or Democratic primary races. In Carey, Republican Mayor Steve Smalley, 503 St. Mary’s Ave., filed for...

Downtown plan: Nothing is finalized, mayor says

Chris Oaks spoke with Findlay Mayor Lydia Mihalik. Q: Figures released this week show that 2015 will easily be the most financially stable year of your term in office. Do you feel comfortable yet with where the city is from a financial standpoint? A: Comfortable can be a relative...

Arts center construction update

Construction at the Marathon Performing Arts Center this week: • Brick installation on stagehouse, with exception of the south wall, completed. • Plumbing, HVAC and electrical work continued on ground floor for main bathrooms, chorus dressing rooms and rooms under the...

Human resource certification focus of Wednesday meeting

“HR Certification” will be discussed at the Findlay Area Human Resource Association meeting at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at Findlay Country Club. Topics to be covered include: • Why the Society for Human Resource Management has decided to offer its own certification,...

Time to upgrade Dorney Plaza?

By DENISE GRANT STAFF WRITER Dorney Plaza in Findlay’s downtown may get a different look, and maybe more of a purpose. Hancock County’s commissioners met Thursday with Findlay Mayor Lydia Mihalik and Don Malarky, a volunteer for the Findlay-Hancock County Alliance, to...

Fostorian killed, two others hurt in head-on collision

FREMONT — A Fostoria man was killed and two others were injured when an SUV and a tractor-trailer collided Thursday morning on Ohio 53, just south of Fremont. Paul Taylor, 27, of Fostoria, was pronounced dead at the scene. Taylor was traveling north on Ohio 53 at about 8:50...

Fire damages Upper Sandusky house, condos

UPPER SANDUSKY — Nobody was injured in an early Thursday morning fire that damaged a house and neighboring condos in Upper Sandusky. The Upper Sandusky Fire Department was called about 5:19 a.m. The blaze started in the garage of a house at 723 Chestnut Drive, then spread...

Former Carey officer enters plea deal

UPPER SANDUSKY — Richard M. “Matt” Ricker, 47, a former Carey police sergeant, pleaded guilty recently to dereliction of duty, a second-degree misdemeanor, during an appearance in Wyandot County Common Pleas Court. As part of the plea, Ricker will forfeit his...
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