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  • Party in the Parkway

    An Auglaize County city kicked off the beginning of their summer festivities tonight.

  • WOCAP Awards

    People from around Allen, Auglaize, and Mercy counties were recognized for their contributions to a community assisting organization.

  • Looking to the future at the West Ohio Food Bank

    The West Ohio Food Bank had a few special visitors stop by - Ohio Representatives Bob Cupp of District 4 and Craig Riedel of District 82 paid a visit to the food bank to see what they do for the community. 

  • Bath students get recognition for hard work

    The Bath Senior Class was recognized for their achievements and work throughout their academic career Friday morning.

  • A new way to send emergency alerts

    The Allen County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management has announced a new way to send residents emergency alerts. 

  • So far, the visitation room and all of the third and fourth floors are completely finished, but there's still much more work that needs to be done.

    A walk through the renovated jail cells

    After realizing the Allen County Jail has never been renovated, Sheriff Matt Treglia decided it was time for a change. 

  • Unity Elementary holds 9th annual Mini Relay

    Students of Unity Elementary had fun in the sun Friday with their Mini Relay for Life. 

  • Grain semi overturns off of SR 65

    The Ohio State Highway Patrol responded to a grain semi truck that overturned Friday morning.

  • Floodwaters rise in Paulding

    With more rain expected over the weekend, Paulding officials are bracing for even more flooding.

  • Few changes to the Memorial Day Parade

    It's almost time for the annual Memorial Day Parade, but this year, the Allen County Veterans Council made a few changes.

  • Memorial Day enforcement

    AAA is expecting that one and half million Ohioans will be out on the road this weekend, and due to the increase in traffic, the Ohio State Highway Patrol and the Allen County Sheriff's Office are both putting in the extra hours to keep the roads safe.

  • Drone Seminar held at Lima airport

    It’s a growing hobby and one that is becoming reined in by government regulations. 

  • The Summer Forecast Outlook Is Here!

    West Central Ohio we are just days away from the official start of summer and hours away from the unofficial start to summer with the Memorial Day holiday on Monday, May 29th. 

  • NOAA Predicting Above-Normal 2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season

    With the 2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season rapidly approaching, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has finalized and published their outlook for this year's season. It officially begins on June 1st and ends November 30th. However, there has been known to be hurricane formations 

  • Three men charged in Oliphant case sign speedy waiver

    The three men who were charged in the death of 20-year-old Damere Oliphant appeared in court Thursday for their pre-trial.

  • Splash pad in Delphos set to open in June

    With summer just around the corner, Delphos will have a new attraction to keep everyone cool during those hot days.

  • Vancrest began putting their own signs and raising money through t-shirts.

    Vancrest of Delphos raises money for cancer research

    Vancrest of Delphos has been helping out and raising money for a special cause. 

  • Screaming for ice cream in Delphos

    Citizens of Delphos have a choice of buying their ice cream locally from two shops in town. 

  • History of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church

    Throughout the City of Delphos, one can see steeples of all kinds of churches peeking out across the skyline - and perhaps one of the oldest of those churches is Delphos Saint John the Evangelist Catholic Church.

  • Flooding in Van Wert County

    "It came so fast I didn't know where to go" says Rich Hire, Owner of Wrenco Trophy and Sportswear. And that's what Many residents in Van Wert County are thinking after getting 4-8 inches of rain in the last 24 hours.

  • Discussing upgrade costs for Putnam County voting equipment

    A special meeting was held this morning in Ottawa between the Putnam County Board of Elections and the county commissioners.

  • Putting an end to Hancock County flooding

    Hancock County residents got an update Wednesday night on local efforts to end flooding problems.

  • Lima parks ready for fun

    With the unofficial start of summer this weekend the City of Lima is inviting you and your family to spend some time with them.

  • Improving water quality at Faurot Park

    An effort is underway to help improve the water quality at a Lima park.

  • Students at Delphos Jefferson take part in a strategic planning workshop

    Students from Delphos Jefferson learn that success in business can translate to success in everything you do. 

  • 2017 Honors Convocation at Lima Senior High School

    The Lima Senior Class of 2017 being recognized for their achievements as their high school career is coming to a close. 

  • Allentown Road accident sends four to hospital

    An accident on Allentown Road sent four people to St. Rita's, Wednesday morning. 

  • AARP's coffee with the community

    The American Association for Retired Persons hosted a "Coffee With The Community" event. 

  • The President's first budget request met with mixed reactions

    President Trump's first budget request was recently introduced to Congress, with proposals to cut $3.6 trillion in federal spending over the next 10 years from several different departments and major increases to defense spending and border control.

  • Bluffton students celebrate end of D.A.R.E. classes

    Bluffton students celebrated the end of the school year and their D.A.R.E. classes at Edgewood Skate Arena.

  • Two teens could be tried as adults for Collett shooting

    The two teens charged in shooting on Collett Street on Mother's Day made their first appearance in juvenile court.

  • Apollo Career Center awards assembly

    Wednesday is one of the biggest days of the year for the Apollo Career Center and its students.

  • "Let's Talk" is key in the fight against suicide and drug abuse

    To fight the rise of opioid addiction and suicides in our community, it starts with two words, "Let's Talk".

  • Husted ready to run for governor

    Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted, crisscrossing northwestern Ohio, just days after announcing a bid for governor.

  • St. Rita's Appreciation Luncheon

    As volunteers they see and experience first hand how advancements in medical technology are helping care for our community.

  • 2017 Grand Health Challenge

    Another successful year of bettering the health of people around the region came to close Tuesday evening.

  • Fidget or forget it: Lima deals with the viral 'fidget spinner'

    They're called fidget spinners. One school district in our area has banned them - another is encouraging students not to bring them to class, but experts in our area say they can be more positive than negative.

  • Students participate in "Believe In Yourself " program

    It's a two day event that many students at New Bremen Middle School look forward to. 

  • Downtown Farmers' Market

    Local and in-season produce made its way back to downtown Lima today.

  • Findlay robbery suspect dies from self inflicted gunshot wound

    Findlay Police Department say the robber who shot himself after a police chase Monday has died.

  • Morning car crash at intersection of Wayne and Collett

    Two people are taken to the hospital, after a two car crash on the north side of Lima.

  • Memorial Day weekend travel expected to be record breaking

    Memorial Day weekend travel is always at a high level, but this year's numbers could break records.

  • April was a Great Month to Get a Job, as Unemployment Numbers in Ohio Counties Fall

    April was a great month for unemployment for Ohio, as all 88 counties saw decreased in their unemployment rate.                ...

  • LMHS EMS Awards

    Recognition was given to members of the Emergency Medical Service community Monday night.

  • Robbery suspect turns gun on himself after police chase

    Authorities in Hancock County say a robbery suspect shot himself near Bluffton after fleeing Findlay Police.

  • CIAO Scholarship

    A Lima charitable organization rewarded Allen County graduating seniors for their academic achievement this evening.

  • Lima Council approves AFSCME agreement and Justice Center rename

    Lima City Council approved changing the name of the building that houses the Lima Police Department and Municipal Court after Police Chief William Davenport. 

  • City of Lima trash and recycling reminder

    The Lima Utilities Department wants to remind city residents about their refuse, recycling and yard waste services. 

  • Full steam ahead for Allen County Land Bank

    The Allen County Land Bank is in full acquisition mode and is working hard to improve neighborhoods.

  • Local Mayors meet with State Lawmakers

    Local mayors meet with state lawmakers to talk about the proposed central collection of municipal tax that could affect 733 municipalities throughout the state of Ohio.

  • Lima NAACP backs two budding educational programs

    The Lima NAACP announced a new partnership with two educational programs to improve the quality of life for students hoping to enter college. 

  • St. Charles students raise funds to benefit OSU's James Cancer Center

    Every year the 8th grade class at St. Charles grade school chooses a charity to raise money for. This year all of the students decided to donate the funds to OSU's James Cancer Center in honor of the father of two of their classmates. 

  • Lima Memorial Foundation hosts annual Golf Classic

    More than 200 golfers tee-off to support technological advancements for the community.

  • State Route 117 traffic crackdown

    The Lima, Wapakoneta, and Marysville Posts of the Ohio State Highway Patrol are teaming up to help make State Route 117 safer. 

  • Judge Sets Dates for Jury Trial for Cory Eischen

    Visiting Judge Randall Basinger has ordered that the trial for Cory Eischen begin on October 2nd and it is expected to take two weeks.  

  • Speaker brings positive message and martial arts to Lima North Middle School

    Some students at Lima North Middle School were treated to a special workshop and presentation Monday morning.

  • Mercer County Sheriff Warning of Phone Scam "Spoofing" Local Businesses

     Mercer County Sheriff Jeff Grey reports that his office has received information of a phone scam circulating in the area, where the scammer “spoofs” the caller ID to show up as if a business within the county is calling, making it more likely for someone to answer the call and give the scammer an opportunity to gain valuable information.  

  • New Ex. Director training at Wapak Chamber

    A change in leadership at the Wapakoneta Chamber of Commerce. 

  • 1972 alumnus and Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine are addressing the 81 law graduates during their commencement address.

    DeWine Reflects on His ONU Law School Experience

    The 2017 Ohio Northern University law class learn about how their school changed the life of the Buckeye state’s top law enforcement.

  • The mother and daughter duo that will be moving into the house are Becky and Mariah Gable-Giblin, and the Habitat is making sure that their new home fits their needs to a tee.

    Putnam County Habitat for Humanity celebrates the start of a new build

    One of the important first steps to start building a Habitat for Humanity home is bringing the community together for the ground blessing ceremony - and that's exactly what the Putnam County Habitat for Humanity did in Ottawa.

  • The program provides funding to police departments to train first responders as they deal with opioid related incidents.

    Funding sought to protect officers in war on drugs

    Ohio’s democratic senator is calling for the Department of Justice to speed up the distribution of federal funding for the Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Grant Program.

  • Lima Stadium Park dedicated

    A new Lima park is open to the public. Lima Stadium Park has been an effort of cooperation...one between the City of Lima, Lima City Schools, several private property owners and the AR-Hale Foundation.

  • Pared down St. Rose Festival Wraps Up

    This year’s St. Rose Festival was a bit different than previous years.

  • Workers at the ice cream shop decided to give back to the community by donating a portion of their sales to six different causes

    Dairy Hut donates to local causes

    The Dairy Hut in Delphos had the sweet idea to help out local causes Sunday afternoon.

  • The annual district art exhibit showcases around 800 pieces of art from grades K through 12 in the Elida School District.

    Elida Schools art exhibit

    Students with the Elida School District had the chance to show off their art skills Saturday afternoon.

  • Dumpsters and garbage trucks were set up at five different sites in Lima today in an effort to help people get rid of the trash they don’t want anymore.

    Final City Wide Pride Clean Up held

    Lima's City Wide Pride Clean Up is helping beautify Lima, one dumpster load at a time.

  • the rain that came through earlier cleared in enough time for the monster truck competition in the evening.

    Rain dampens 4 Wheel Jamboree

    Crowds were down a bit for this year’s O’Reilly Auto Parts Spring Four Wheel Jamboree Nationals at the Allen County Fairgrounds and organizers say the rainy weather is to blame.

  • Faurot Park was the place to be for dogs - and one goat - for the Bark in the Park event, put on by A Lotta Love Pet Rescue.

    Bark in the Park

    Faurot Park was the place to be for dogs - and one goat - for the Bark in the Park event, put on by A Lotta Love Pet Rescue.

  • Armed Forces Day marked in Findlay

    The passengers on this Vietnam Era helicopter are taking a ride of a lifetime.

  • Election Results,May 2017

    Complete coverage of the May 2017 Election results. Complete numbers from the Local Races & Issues.

  • According to a deputy with the Putnam County Sheriff's Department both cars were southbound on State Route 65.

    Two Hurt in Columbus Grove Crash

    Two people suffered minor injuries in an accident this afternoon in Columbus Grove.

  • U.S. Senator Rob Portman of Ohio announced last week that Ohio is eligible to receive $150,000 for additional recovery services under a new grant program authorized as part of his bipartisan Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act or CARA.

    CARA Grant money available to help treat drug addicts

    Some much needed assistance is on the way for drug addicts who need help.

  • Dominion - Sounds of the Season

    The Holiday season is finally here. Sit back and enjoy the Sounds of the Season, brought to you by Dominion. This showcases the talents of choirs from around the region.

  • Giving the gift of life helps cancer patients

    October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the American Red Cross wants to remind people about how important their gift of life is to cancer patients.

  • Local Men Participating in Red Bull Challenge

    Three Lima area 20 somethings need your help in their efforts to participate in an Amazing Race type event sponsored by an energy drink manufacturer.

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