School officials still unhappy with turf at Donnell Stadium

By DANAE KING STAFF WRITER What started a year ago as a routine update to Donnell Stadium’s turf is now described by Findlay City Schools Superintendent Ed Kurt as a “nightmare.” The district has been negotiating for months with FieldTurf, the company that...

Carey Council OKs pay raises for police officers

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER CAREY — Carey Council approved an emergency ordinance Monday that provides pay raises for village police ranging from 3 percent to 13.5 percent. The issue was discussed at the May 17 council meeting, following completion of evaluations. Two...

State awards funding for U.S. 68 work

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER ARLINGTON — Thanks to a state funding package, the process of upgrading U.S. 68 through Arlington can begin, Village Council said Monday. An Ohio Public Works’ Small Government grant of $500,000 was approved last month, and Arlington...

Bluffton OKs legislation for Shannon Cemetery

By HOLLY SHIVELY STAFF WRITER BLUFFTON — Bluffton Council has unanimously passed an ordinance regarding the preservation of historic Shannon Cemetery. The legislation was approved during a special meeting last Thursday. The measure adopted recommendations made by the...

McComb officially accepted into water, sewer district

McCOMB — McComb has been accepted as a member of the Northwestern Water and Sewer District, which will handle the village’s utility services. Jerry Greiner, president of the Bowling Green-based district, said, “Our board has approved a merger with McComb, and...

Work to squeeze part of Findlay’s North Main St.

Findlay’s North Main Street will be reduced to one lane in both directions between Stanley and Covington avenues from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. today, according to the city Engineering Department. The lane restrictions will be in place so crews can repair a waterline on North Main...

Transgender order not yet an issue among area schools

By DANAE KING STAFF WRITER One of the happiest moments of Grace’s life so far was when a stranger referred to her as a girl. “Grace” is a transgender teenager and “came out” as transgender when she was just 10 years old. Her first public foray into...

Findlay woman injured in crash on I-75 overpass

A Findlay woman was taken to Blanchard Valley Hospital on Sunday afternoon after her car collided with another vehicle on Trenton Avenue. Dorothy Kelly, 85, of Findlay, was taken by Hanco Ambulance with a possible injury and reports of neck pain, according to Findlay police....
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