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Lima Public Library Renovation Video included

Lima Public Library is getting a make-over. After 24 years the interior of the library's main floor is being updated. Changing technology has outdated the way people currently use the library. The goal More>>

Drunk Driving Victim Talks to Lima Students Video included

Cory Winfield and his wife Lindsey talked about drinking and driving on Wednesday, with seventh and eighth graders from St. Rose, St Gerard and St Charles. After leaving his shift at the Marion City Police More>>

Your Kids Parent Support Group Video included

Your Kids First Parent Support Group was created at the beginning of the school year for parents of children with disabilities.  Now the group is preparing for summer and they are brainstorming on activities More>>

Rhodes State Tuition Increase Video included

Last year Rhodes State College increased tuition by two percent and they are looking to do it again for the 2014 to 2015 school year.  Previously, Rhodes had a four year period from 2007 to 2010 when More>>

New Park in the Works Video included

The Johnny Appleseed Park District is working on making some additions to the park system. More>>

Consolidated 911 Dispatch? Video included

Currently there are 7 dispatch centers within Allen County depending on jurisdiction. Some safety service officials believe one centralized center would better serve the community. More>>

Meeting EPA Requirements Video included

The Allen County Sanitary Engineer says that the county is nearing completion of improvements to meet EPA requirements set in motion more than a decade ago. More>>

Mental Health officials push for levy Video included

A levy request from the Mental Health and Recovery Services Board of Allen, Auglaize and Hardin Counties was narrowly defeated in November.  However, the agency is bringing the issue back to the ballot this May.  


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Bids received for construction Video included

Work on the Shawnee Road roundabout continues as bids come in for construction. More>>

Kiwanis Tree Packing Video included

1450 trees are packed by members of the Kiwanis Club, K-Kids, and Builders Club.        Providing trees to first graders in the counties is a tradition that is kept in memory of James Macdonnell who passed More>>

Our Daily Bread Celebration Video included

With 23 years of service, Our Daily Bread Soup Kitchen honors those who have helped them serve and they are simply saying thank you. One person who has been around Our Daily Bread since the beginning More>>

Husky Refinery Maintenance Video included

They're also in the process of re-starting units and residents may notice additional odors. Officials ensured us there is no danger to the public. More>>

Ohio Gay Marriage Video included

A federal judge made his ruling on Monday, ordering Ohio authorities to recognize the marriages of gay couples performed in other states. Judge Timothy Black ruled on Monday, stating Ohio's marriage recognition More>>

Arrest made in five year murder investigation Video included

Five years after the death of 53 year old Kenneth Warrington, the Lima Police Department makes an arrest in his murder.  


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High winds down power lines Video included

Winds overnight and this morning left many on Lima's east side in the dark. More>>

Candlelight Vigil for Marcus Simpson Video included

Family and friends of 19 year old Marcus Simpson Jr. gathered Sunday night for a candlelight vigil at H & R Lounge on 12th street, in the same parking lot where Simpson was shot and killed early Saturday More>>

Italian Dinner Huge Success Video included

Raising money for charity, one meatball at a time. The Ciao Annual Italian Dinner brings together people from all over the Lima area to help out a good cause, and eat a great meal. All of the proceeds More>>

Brown Fights Big Tobacco Video included

U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown met with Food and Drug Administration Commissioner, Margaret Hamburg this week...        Brown is urging the agency to do everything in its power to expand its oversight of big More>>

Remembering Marcus Simpson Video included

The Allen County Sheriff's office continues to investigate a shooting that left one man dead and another wounded.       It happened just before 4 Saturday morning outside a 12th street bar.Cousins of Marcus More>>

One dead, one wounded in Lima shooting Video included

A young man is dead and another, wounded after a shooting on Lima's south side this morning. Allen County Sheriff's deputies were called out to 12th street just before four Saturday morning on a call of More>>

Mobile Food Pantry Video included

Harrod is a tight knit community addressing their hunger problem with the help from cub and girl scouts.  The scouts are lending a helping hand to volunteer. Most of all the scouts understand the need. Getting More>>

Drop Everything & Read Video included

In efforts to celebrate libraries and what they do for the community, the Lima Public Library is rewarding readers. For every half hour spent reading in the library, a dollar will be waved from your library More>>

Music Livens Up Library Video included

The Lima Symphony Orchestra brings live music to the public library for children of all ages.      Children were exposed to classical and orchestra music through multiple songs that were performed. The More>>

One injured in Brower Rd. Accident Video included

One person was injured in a two vehicle crash just before four this afternoon on Brower Rd. in Lima.According to Lima police, the driver of an eastbound pickup truck turned into the driveway behind the More>>

Liberty Art Magnet School Band Plays An Original Piece Video included

Liberty Art Magnet School band members are playing innovative music.  The schools band director wanted to give his students a unique opportunity of playing an original piece. Award winning composer Peter More>>

Men Still Make More Than Women Video included

The pay gap between men and women has gotten smaller over the years, but in 2014, the disparity in their salaries is still very much alive. It's modern day discrimination... women getting paid less than More>>

Last Minute Tax Preparation Video included

The deadline for filing taxes is fast approaching.  Filing can be done by someone who prepares taxes or individually but both methods require proper attention.  Accuracy is important when filling out paper More>>

Simply Give Video included

Meijer is offering a double match on customer donations at its stores to raise awareness for hunger relief for its Simply Give Program.        For every $10 card purchased at the front of the stores, Meijer More>>

Rollover Accident Video included

Lima police are investigating a single car rollover crash that happened earlier today     The driver of the car was eastbound on W. Pennsylvania Ave., just east of N. Washington street when his vehicle More>>

Work Speeding Zones Video included

Since January of 2013, 107 crashes have be reported within the work zone of the Interstate 75 reconstruction project in Allen County.  Now construction crews are reminding motorists of the dangers of More>>

Three hurt in 2 car crash Video included

Three people were taken to two separate hospitals after a two car crash earlier this evening in lima. according to Lima police, the driver of a Cadillac pulled out of an apartment complex parking lot and More>>

Weight Management Center nearly ready to open Video included

Because weight loss is not a "one size fits all" solution, St. Rita's Medical Center's new Weight Management Center is opening later this month. The facility, located in the 830 building on West High St. More>>

Service Academy Seminar Video included

Senators Rob Portman and Sherrod Brown are looking for next generation leaders.  The two Ohio leaders sponsored a Service Academy Seminar at the Center For Business Services.  A tutorial highlighted opportunities More>>

Community Enrichment Dinner Host Amy Hilliard Video included

Walter C.. Potts Entrepreneur Center hosted their annual Community Enrichment Dinner. The fundraiser is the largest contributor for the local small business support center. The evening entertained with More>>

Red Cross Volunteers Honored Video included

The Allen County chapter of the American Red Cross, honoring its many volunteers today.The purpose is to recognize the volunteers for their support and assistance they have given to the organization. Top More>>

ODOT outlines 2014 construction plans Video included

The Ohio Department of Transportation unveiled its construction plans, and drivers should expect plenty of orange barrels in the Lima region. More>>

April 10, 2014 edition of Crime Stoppers Video included

If you have any information about these subjects or any crime in general, please call Crime Stoppers at 419-229-STOP. More>>

Three arrested in daytime burglary

According to a news release from Chief Deputy Jim Everett, the Allen County Sheriff's Office responded to a report of a burglary in progress on Sunday just before 5:30 evening at a residence in the 2100 block of Elida Road. More>>

Rhodes hosts campus security exercise Video included

Columbine, Fort Hood, and Sandy Hook-- the list could go on, but the reality is an active shooter can inflict a lifetime of devastation in just a matter of minutes.  That's why schools, worksites, and gathering places across the country are planning for the worst case scenarios.  Tricia Bell takes us to Rhodes State where campus security officials are reviewing their emergency plans.  

 
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