Welcome to our official web site! I am Diane Collins, and I am proud to serve our village as your mayor. I welcome any input from residents who are civic-minded and have ideas about how to improve and benefit our community.
Hicksville has always been framed by residents who don’t give up, who largely depend on themselves and who look out for their neighbors by providing money, food or strength. Let’s look at how all of this came to be. Continue Reading »
Check out our "Around the Village" section for a listing of agencies and organizations including the Huber Opera House & Civic Center.
Hicksville offers free land to private sector companies who set up operations in the village Industrial Park. Any type business that provides at least 20 new full-time jobs is eligible for 5 acres of land. The program is administered through the Defiance County Economic Development office and is designed to bring jobs to a shovel ready industrial park. Jobs must pay an average of 150% of the Federal minimum wage and the industry must make a 5 year commitment secured through a promissory note. For more information call Jerry Hayes at 419-784-4471 or Larry Haver at 419-542-6161.
Industrial Park Covenant & Restrictions
The Huber Opera House needs your help! Click on the link below for our story. gofundme.com/tzwnt9s?utm_medium=wdgThank you for supporting the arts in Northwest Ohio!
If you have an animal on your property that needs to be removed, please call one of the following names for assistance:
Game Warden: Matt Smith 419-429-8381
PROPER DISPOSAL OF PRESCRIPTION
or OTC DRUGS
EMERGENCY WEATHER SHELTERS
St John Lutheran Church
St Michael's Catholic Church
Grace United Methodist Church
Free Vitals Check
1st Tuesday of each month
from 10 am to 2 pm
at the Hicksville Fire Hall
Visit the HIX TV page for more information and the full weekly lineup.
Johnson Memorial Library
Zachary Bowling, Branch Manager
For more information go to www.defiancelibrary.org. or call 419-542-6200.
Monday and Tuesday 11 am to 8 pm - Wednesday 9 am to 8 pm - Thursday: Closed
Friday 10 am to 6 pm - Saturday 10 am to 1 pm - Sunday: Closed
If you are interested in volunteering for some of our programs it would be greatly appreciated!
Tuesday February 2nd at 4pm is Jeopardy! at the library. Stop in for this family event and test your trivia knowledge
Wednesday February 3rd, 10th, 17th, and 24th at 9:30am is Storytime at the library. Any child age 0-6 is invited to join us for stories, music, dancing, crafts, and much more. Interested families can register for these free events by stopping inside the library or going to our webpage www.defiancelibrary.org
Friday February 5th, 12th, 19th, and 26th at 4pm is Minecraft League. Join friends on our multiplayer server to build and explore.
Saturday February 6th at 10am join us for a card game. This month we will be playing UNO. All skill levels are invited and if you do not know how to play we can teach you.
Monday February 8th at 5pm is Family Bingo Night at the library. Join us for some family fun and prizes.
Tuesday February 9th at 6pm the library will be hosting its first adults only "Chocolate and Canvas" event. Christopher Gaghan from the Hicksville Elementary will be leading this event and snacks will be provided by Erin King at Gourmet Finales. Pre-Registration is $10 and Day-Of Registration is $15. Registration is limited.
Wednesday February 10th at 4pm all 1st through 5th graders are invited to a Valentine's Day Event at the library. Join us for games, crafts, snacks and more.
Saturday February 13th at 10am the library will again be hosting a Madden 2016 tournament on Xbox One. Please register for this free event by calling or visiting the library before February 12th. All ages are invited to participate.
Monday February 15th to celebrate President's Day the library will be hosting a challenge to test your knowledge of US Presidents. Stop in anytime to take our challenge and earn a prize.
Tuesday February 16th at 4pm is Science Day. Any elementary age student is invited to join us for a fun and educational science experiment.
Wednesday February 17th at 7pm the "Hooked on Books" bookclub will be meeting to discuss this month's selection "Big Little Lies" by Liane Moriarty. Refreshments will be provided and copies of this month's selection are available for checkout at the library.
Saturday February 20th the library will be hosting its Lego Day. This month we will be seeing who can build the tallest building out of Legos.
Monday February 22nd at 6pm is Family Movie Night at the library. This month we will be showing the recently released to DVD film "Goosebumps" starring Jack Black. This film is rated PG and last approximately 1 hour and 45 minutes. Refreshments will be provided by the Hicksville Friends of the Library.
Tuesday February 23rd at 4pm the library will be hosting its monthly Perler Bead Craft Day. Stop in the library anytime between 4pm and 5:30pm to create and take home your own Perler Bead creation.
Wednesday February 24th from 3 to 6pm the library will be hosting an "Adult Coloring Session". This month participants can color their favorite Game of Thrones House Sigil from our Game of Thrones coloring book.
Saturday February 27th the library's Chess and Checkers event will continue. Stop in anytime to play Chess or Checkers or learn the basics of each game.Monday February 29th the library will be hosting a Leap Year Party throughout the day. We will have crafts, games, and activities and participants will be able to place an item in a time capsule to open next Leap Year.
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