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  • Riverside Art Center won the Ohio Art Education Association's Distinguished Business/Organization Service Award back in June.

    Riverside Art Center wins award

    A Wapakoneta art center has recently won a regional award for their education of the arts.

  • The Y is asking the community to take a quick online survey which will help them address current program deficiencies.

    Lima YMCA to conduct community needs assessment

    The Lima Family YMCA will be conducting a Community Needs Assessment. 

  • The history of St. John the Baptist Church goes back about as far as the community itself.

    Landeck celebrates 150 years of Catholic tradition

    For 150 years, the community of Landeck has been celebrating the Catholic faith, and such an anniversary prompted a mass to commemorate the history of the community and how they have been expressing their beliefs over the years.

  • White Horse Biker Church marked their first anniversary with a picnic celebration at Smiley Park.

    Biker Church marks year anniversary

    An unconventional church in Van Wert is celebrating a milestone. 

  • The group held a conference to express their support for Mayor Berger as well as talking about the future of Lima

    Mayor Berger endorsed by Lima Area Black Ministerial Alliance

    The Lima Area Black Ministerial Alliance announced their endorsement for Mayor David Berger Sunday afternoon.

  • Lambert's Legacy remembered in Ohio City

    Life without the automobile is something most of us can't imagine. Thanks to the invention of the automobile by an Ohio City man, our world might be like it is today. John William Lambert is credited by historians as creating the first gasoline powered car. 

  • it appeared the fire started in the attic area and spread to the roof but the cause is undetermined at this time.

    Fire destroys Waynesfield area home

    Fire totally destroyed a home northwest of Waynesfield late Saturday afternoon.

  • The event in the Civic Center Exhibition Hall is a change of pace for the band

    Cabaret Concert toe tapping fun for Lima Area Concert Band

    The Lima Area Concert Band presented its annual Cabaret Concert tonight. 

  • People could participate in either the 10K, 5K or the one-mile run.

    Buzz Aldrin Makes This Year's "Run to the Moon" a Special Event

    There was no better way to start this year's "Run to the Moon" than with the second man who has ever step foot on it. 

  • Buzz Aldrin was welcomed into the hometown of Neil Armstrong, of course the First Man on the Moon.

    Buzz Aldrin visits hometown of Neil Armstrong

    As part of the Summer Moon Festival in Wapakoneta, the second man on the Moon, Buzz Aldrin was welcomed into the hometown of Neil Armstrong, of course the First Man on the Moon.

  • ArtSpace/Lima hosted a reception for artist Chris Leeper and his watercolor paintings

    Watercolors on display at ArtSpace/Lima

    An Ohio artist was in Lima Saturday as part of an exhibit of his paintings.

  • A fundraiser at Huggy Bear Campgrounds near Middle Point collected money for St. Jude Children's Hospital.

    St. Jude Children's Hospital benefits from Van Wert County fundraiser

    A fundraiser at Huggy Bear Campgrounds near Middle Point collected money for St. Jude Children's Hospital.

  • Spencerville had about 5 inches of rain fall early Saturday morning.

    Heavy Rain in a Short Period of Time Causes Flooding in the Area

    A large amount of rain in a short period of time has left many residents looking at flooding in their yards and streets. Spencerville had about 5 inches of rain fall early Saturday morning.  

  • While the beginning of a race is important, for this particular 5K, the ending was just as special.

    Running with a flag for a fallen soldier

    The Fort Recovery Museum was the starting point for this year's Saint Clair 5K run.

  • Loud-N-Lima

    The beginning of a three day rock music event kicked off at the Allen County Fairgrounds.

  • Using the right oil for your car

    Are you using the right oil for your car? New research suggest full synthetic oil is the best choice for any vehicle. 

  • Summer Moon Festival events at the Armstrong Air & Space Museum

    Preparations are already underway at the Armstrong Air & Space Museum for the annual Summer Moon Festival. 

  • Local business hit by pickup truck

    A Lima business was heavily damaged Friday afternoon. 

  • Funding change for Allen County Land Bank project

    There has been a change in funding sources for an Allen County Land Bank project.

  • Car hits side of house in Elida

    Linda Beaucage and Chuck VanBuskirk were at home getting ready for a doctors appointment when they heard a loud noise.

  • Little Free Library comes to Allen County

    A national program designed to bring the joy of reading into local communities is starting a new chapter in Lima.

  • Christmas in July Campaign

    The bells will be ringing for another week for the Salvation Army's Christmas in July campaign.

  • Auglaize County Fair prepping swine barns

    The Auglaize County Fair is taking precautions after hogs in Franklin County tested positive for swine flu. 

  • Early morning garage fire on Latham Avenue

    A large fire had the Lima Fire Department busy early Friday morning.

  • Manchester running for 84th State Representative Seat

    After seeing a disconnect between politicians and values of the residents of West Central Ohio, Susan Manchester says she wants to be their voice in Columbus.

  • Summer Moon Festival ready for fun in Wapakoneta this weekend

    48-years-ago on Thursday, Wapakoneta's favorite son, Neil Armstrong became the first man to step moon on the moon and there is no better way to mark the anniversary then to kick off the festival that honors that accomplishment.  

  • Bike cops arrest two in connection with deadly drug

    A trio of eagle-eyed Lima city bike cops are credited with getting the deadly drug Carfentanil off the streets.

  • Delphos splash pad opening soon

    Some good news for Delphos pool-goers: the new splash pad at Stadium Park is almost open for business.

  • Senators react to the news of Senator McCain's brain cancer announcement

    As the news traveled around Washington D.C. and the country, there was an outpouring of support for Senator John McCain. We talked to both Ohio Senators Rob Portman and Sherrod Brown about the news. 

  • Remembering Rev. Bob Horton

    A celebration Thursday evening of the life of a community activist that passed away recently.

  • Active shooter training at Parkway High School

    Four of the six law enforcement agencies in Mercer County converging in Rockford for active shooter training.

  • Keeping cool in Delphos

    For some people, the heat of the summer is a deal-breaker for going outside and enjoying the sunshine.  It's hard to find a middle ground when it comes to having a good time but also not frying in the heat.

  • Senator McCain faces uphill battle in fight against aggressive cancer

    Arizona republican Senator John McCain faces an uphill battle in his fight against cancer. 

  • Former Miss Kentucky caught smuggling marijuana into Allen-Oakwood Correctional

    Former Miss Kentucky USA is caught smuggling marijuana into the Allen Oakwood Correctional Institution in May. 

  • Back to school shopping

    Kids will be going back to school in about a month, but there's a few things they need to check off their list before the first bell rings.

  • Delphos home invasion investigation continuing

    Investigation is still underway for a Delphos home invasion that sent a couple to the hospital. 

  • NAACP says case involving fatal underage alcohol-related crash wasn't handled properly by LPD

    The local chapter of the NAACP say a case involving a group of underage teens was not handled properly by the Lima Police Department and they want answers. 

  • Saving lives one arm at a time

    The American Red Cross has been busy all day saving lives one arm at a time. 

  • Five young women compete in Miss Summer Moon Pageant

    The pageant was started in 1992 and has been a summer tradition for the Wapakoneta Community and the young ladies who participate in it.  

  • New C.O.P. substation

    The City of Lima has opened its fifth Community Oriented Policing substation.

  • Demolition of the Haller Street apartments

    Work started Wednesday on the Allen County Land Bank's biggest project to date.

  • "Good Grief Fun Camp"

    Putnam County Hospice brought some fun for youngsters this week at the annual Good Grief Fun Camp. T

  • United Way of Hancock County helping flood victim

    The United Way of Hancock County is working to help out those affected by the flood. 

  • Two vehicle crash sends one to hospital

    A two-vehicle crash sends at least one individual to the hospital, Wednesday afternoon.

  • Flood clean up in Findlay

    Sometimes the hardest part of a flood is dealing with the damage that comes after, and both the City of Findlay and residents alike are working together to get the city back to normal. 

  • Wapakoneta Police Chief says he will retire in September

    In a media release, Chief Russel Hunlock says he will retire effective September 15th. 

  • Rakeem Jones hearing

    One of the two teens charged in the Collett Street shooting on Mother's Day appeared in court Wednesday for a hearing.

  • The Chained Eagles in partnership with Senior Citizens Services is collecting personal hygiene items, clothes, snacks, and other products for veterans at the Dayton V.A. Hospital.

    Support our veterans

    They have served and protected our country and a local organization now wants to give back to them and is asking for the support of the community. 

  • Man loses life in Mercer County multi-vehicle crash

    Sheriff's deputies investigating a multi-vehicle crash, that killed one and hospitalized another, this morning in Mercer County.

  • Omer Schroeder's Dedication

    The Perry Local School Board of Education held a meeting Tuesday afternoon to take care of business as usual, but with a hidden agenda.

  • Blood drive at Elida High School

    The American Red Cross is looking for blood donors and they have a reward if you decide to donate.

  • UNOH provides life lessons through sports

    The Girl Scouts of Western Ohio traveled to the campus of the University of Northwestern Ohio for a three-day athletics camp.

  • Heat and humidity make putting out a fire difficult

    The Glandorf Fire Department was called out to a barn fire, Tuesday morning.

  • Lauer Historical Farm construction resumes after 10-year break

    Have you ever wondered what it was like to farm in the thirties? Well a year from now, the park district is taking us back in time.. 

  • Standing water could lead to more mosquitoes

    Although we have had a break in the rain there is still plenty of standing water around that could lead to another nuisance....mosquitoes! 

  • Indian Lake superintendent is appealing board decision for unpaid leave

    The Indian Lake School District Superintendent accused of sexually assaulting a young girl is appealing his district's decision to put him on unpaid leave. 

  • LACNIP garden to expand thanks to grant from St. Rita's

    The LACNIP Community Gardens are growing in more ways than one this season.

  • Weather Insurance

    Some of the most difficult damages to deal with can be the ones caused by Mother Nature.

  • Apollo Career Center's Aspire program

    Changing futures, changing lives is the goal of another Apollo Adult Education Program. 

  • Manufacturing jobs expected to rise with 1.8 billion pledged to JSMC

    It's been years since the JSMC has been able to do this much hiring. Nearly ten years ago, production handled just one tank a month. Now at fifteen a month, they anticipate that number growing.

  • Lawsuit filed against Allen County Jail

    A former Allen County Jail inmate files a lawsuit against the jail claiming negligence caused a MRSA outbreak two years ago.

  • Shawnee Township Police Department investigating possible accidental shooting

    On Friday July 14th just before 5 p.m., Shawnee Township Police and Fire Department responded to the 5800 block of Fort Amanda Rd. for a report of an accidental shooting.

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  • 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.