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Cell Phone ban could be lifted at Lima Sr. H.S. Video included

A popular form of communications technology, currently banned in many schools could make a limited appearance at one local high school. A proposal to allow Lima Senior High School students limited use of their cell phones at school was announced at Thursday night's school board meeting.  More>>

August 28, 2014 edition of Crimestoppers Video included

Crimestoppers will pay a cash reward for information leading to the arrest of the subjects involved with these crimes. More>>

Annual Health Fair Video included

Knowing what is available is half the battle when it comes to your health care and residents at Lima Towers getting ahead of the game. More>>

Cancer survivors treated to day of pampering Video included

Women connected by the common bond of survivorship are treated to a day of beauty and rest. Nearly 70 cancer survivors taking part in the first Surviving Cancer Beautifully day at the Ohio State Beauty Academy.  More>>

Four Sewer Projects at Once Video included

While orange barrels litter construction zones throughout the area, the Allen County Sanitary Engineering Office is doing work underground.  More>>

Involvement Beyond the Classroom Video included

Classes at the OSU Lima/Rhodes State College campus started on Wednesday, but classes are only part of the college experience. More>>

Bluffton holds convocation ceremony for new students Video included

Bluffton University officially welcomes the class of 2018. 245 new and transfer students attended the university's annual opening convocation.  More>>

Lima firefighter charged with DUI, resisting arrest Video included

A recently hired firefighter, still under probation with the Lima Fire Department, pleads not guilty to four charges including resisting arrest. 26 year old Deborah Smith of Lima was arrested early Saturday morning by deputies with the Allen County Sheriff's Office. Smith pleaded not guilty Wednesday in Lima Municipal Court to resisting arrest, drinking and driving, running a stop sign, and having expired license plate tags.  More>>

Final judging held during Kewpee Carcass Show Video included

The fair officially ended on Saturday, but kids who brought animals to the fair, had to wait until Wednesday for the final competition. Hundreds of people walked through Keystone Meats on Wednesday evening for the annual Kewpee Carcass Show.  More>>

Shawnee Manor Scarecrows Video included

The scarecrows are making their way back to Shawnee Manor. More>>

Lima Student Passes Out Following Challenge Video included

There was the Cinnamon Challenge, the Ice Bucket Challenge, and now there's the Pass Out Challenge. The dangerous challenge occurred this week at a Lima City School and is a growing problem all over the country. More>>

Development Strategies In Delphos Video included

The City of Delphos is working on revitalizing their town.  More>>

Lima Jail Renovation Update Video included

The Lima City Jail has been under renovations for months, turning it into usable space. More>>

NAACP Says Election was legit

Moore told Your News Now that information on the election was sent out in the mail, and that voting took place from the morning through the afternoon. Those who chose to attend cast their votes. The majority of the vote went to Reverend Fails, making him the new president. More>>

Lego Robot League Video included

Most parents don't think that their child playing with Legos can be educational, but it can forge a path into technology and engineering. More>>

Fair Beer Tent Discussion Video included

Even though the Allen county fair just wrapped preparation is already beginning for next year. However it's not community members planning for the events within the fair but rather on how to prevent one. Allegedly a beer tent is in discussion for next years fair. More>>

Popsicle Break At St. Charles Elementary School Video included

Kids are finding a way to keep cool now that they are back in school. More>>

Behavioral health center opens in former chamber building Video included

After six years sitting empty, the former Chamber of Commerce building in Lima is the new home of a behavioral health care agency for kids. CHOICES behavioral health care opened in mid July at the corner of Main and High Streets in Lima.  More>>

OSU Lima Convocation Video included

Ohio State University Lima Campus welcomed first year students at the annual convocation ceremony. More>>

Allen County Hosts Veterans Benefits Fair Video included

Veterans of all ages and from all branches of the military stopped by the civic center in Lima to learn more about the benefits they are entitled to as a former service member.  More>>

Lima Public Works Committee Video included

The City of Lima has to use taxpayer money for the upkeep of vacant or abandoned lots, how many of these properties the city is dealing with will be calculated soon.  More>>

Volunteer Firefighters Video included

Grant money is helping volunteer fire departments train new recruits, but there is still a desperate need for volunteer firefighters in the state. More>>

Valdis Stapleton Jr. in Court Video included

A Lima man charged in connection to the murder of Carlton Martin has waived his right to a speedy trial. More>>

Fighting to Remove Reverend Ronald Fails Video included

Despite his current run-ins with the law, Reverend Ronald Fails was voted in as the local NAACP leader. Making up nearly 80 percent of the local NAACP community in Lima, the Black Ministerial Association is fighting what they consider to be a bogus election.  More>>

Hot Start in the Classroom Video included

With temperatures reaching close to 90 degrees, students at Shawnee, headed back to the classroom.  More>>

Absentee applications to be sent out Video included

Election season is quickly approaching and before too long, every active voter in the state will get an application to vote early. The applications should arrive by mail around Labor Day.  More>>

What Ever Happened to Baby VaLaire? Video included

The Allen County Museum held a special presentation that answered the question...what happened to Baby VaLaire? More>>

Spartan Stadium Dedicated Video included

Say goodbye to Lima Stadium. A new era for the football stadium was marked with the completion of a nearly two million dollar project which included demolition of the west side bleachers which were constructed as a WPA project in 1936.  More>>

Democrats Visit Lima Video included

Two democratic candidates visited Lima to speak with voters. Nina Turner and Janet Garret spoke about their goals and agendas at the UAW Hall off Bellfontaine Avenue. More>>

Students Assist Community Video included

Incoming students at Ohio Northern University got to know the community better today. The Third Annual Ada Civic Engagement Day took place in partnership with the village of Ada.  More>>

Military Induction Ceremony Video included

Prior to the Toby Keith concert at the Allen County Fairgrounds, forty young men and women were inducted into the military.  More>>

UNOH Students Getting Moved In Video included

UNOH was a busy place to be on Friday, as the move-in process was started for all students. More>>

Bluffton University Adds Students Video included

225 freshmen at Bluffton University got the chance to get moved in before upper classmen arrive on campus. More>>

Making The States Checkbook Public Video included

Ohio treasure Mandel is continuing his efforts to gain public access on the government's spending.  More>>

Exotic Animals Exhibit Video included

Pigs, cows, and horseā€¦These are the standard animals you would expect to encounter when going to the fair. Allison Peters has found that not everything has to be traditional especially when it comes to the animals.  More>>

Live from Youth Day at the Allen Co.Fair Video included

Monday highlights the importance of youth involvement in 4-H as well as the D.A.R.E. Program. It's all about kids at the Allen County Fair. More>>

Lake Improvements Video included

The Lake Improvement Association met today in Celina, to update residents about the state of Grand Lake St. Marys.   More>>

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