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Sesame Street Live Video included

Abc's and 123's… That's what kids were singing tonight along with their friends from Sesame StreetLive. Sesame Street monsters took over the stage at the LimaCivic Center to share in the sing-along event "Elmo Makes Music". Our own meteorologist Allison Peters was there to introduce the cast. Thestory linefeatured a music teacher whose instruments went missing. The Sesame Street friends quickly came to the rescue by re-inventing instruments out of household items. The musical touched on lif... More>>

The League Of Woman Voters Host Bill Of Rights Talk Video included you know your rights as an american citizen? Most people know that the first ten amendments to the Constitution are the Bill of Rights, but could you name them all? The League of Woman Voters rallied the community to brush them up on the bill of rights. The hope is for community members to gain a better understanding of our rights and empower them to be informed citizens and appreciate the rights we do have.The event had a panel of experts consisting of a judge and college profe... More>>

Elk's Club Donates To St. Rita's

The Elk's club presented a seven thousand dollar check to the St. Rita's Pediatric and AdolescentRehabilitationCenter. Every year the Elks provide an annual gift of money to assist parents with the cost of healthcare. This years funds will go directly to the Holliday family to help pay for their son's therapy sessions. The Lima Elks Lodge has been actively donating to St. Rita's since the mid 1970's. Over the years they have contributed to more than three hundred thousand dollars to the reh... More>>

Delphos Income Tax Public Forum

Delphos officials tried to answer questions about the proposed quarter percent income tax increase during a public forum tonight According to city officials, since 2012 the city has lost over one million dollars a year from companies going bankrupt, or closing. And the losses also include, the state cutting $130,000 in local government funds,, and eliminating $80,000 in estate tax revenue. If the income tax hike passes, the funding will go to the parks department. Funds already in place... More>>

Apollo Programs to Temporarily Move to Downtown Lima Video included

Apollo Career Center's Adult Education has come to a deal with Lima's Downtown Enterprise Building, a deal that will last for the next two years. With pre-construction set to begin on Apollo's main campus, space was needed to house Apollo's Academy of Medical Careers. Lima's downtown Enterprise Building has been selected and will house programs for licensed practical nursing, medical assisting, and medical insurance specialist.The move is a necessary step in the construction process, allowing... More>>

Lima Woman Indicted on 56 Child Sex Counts in Allen County Court Video included

The Lima woman indicted on 56 counts, involving child sex, has been found competent to stand trial. 42-year-old Tina Hill previously pleaded not guilty to all of the counts including two counts of rape and complicity to rape, 40 counts of illegal use of a minor in nudity oriented material, and 11 counts of pandering sexually oriented material involving a minor.A competency evaluation was ordered, and in court on Tuesday, it was announced that Hill is competent to stand trial. However, due to ... More>>

Allen County Looks to Improve Roads Video included

The annual County Township Road Program brought township trustees, village administrators and Allen County's Commissioners together to discuss 2014's road improvements. Tuesday's meeting comes after the Allen County Engineers office met with each of the townships to discuss proposed road work.This year's projects include paving nearly 14 miles of roadway, and patching and sealing more than 272,000 miles. Cost is up nearly 6 percent to $1.5 million, and county roadwork is up 40 percent. The r... More>>

State Representative Forum

Candidates, Bob Cupp and Kurt Neeper have two weeks before voters make their decision.The two discussed multiple topics addressing our area such as education, healthcare,. minimum wage, and others. Both have issues they feel should be at the top of the list to handle. Citizens can cast their vote for state representative on May 6th. More>>

Are Farmers Ready? Video included

This time last year only one percent of corn was planted and in the past five years about two percent of the corn was planted. Farmers need soil temperatures to be at least 50 degrees to germinate properly. They like to see corn planted by the end of April and soy beans planted by May 10.Both experts say farmers will start planting in the next week or two depending on the weather. More>>

Roundabout Approval Video included

Council members considered a safety project grant from the Ohio Department of Transportation that could fund a roundabout at the five leg intersection of Bellefontaine Avenue, Elm Street, and Calumet Avenue.The project is part of the larger proposed construction of underpass on Elm Street. The grant would split the funds, 90 percent ODOT and 10 percent local. Council passed the measure unanimously and fifth ward council member, Teresa Adams believes in benefits of the project. Construction ... More>>

Summer Slam Raffle Video included

The West Ohio Food Bank is in the middle of their largest fundraiser event in the organization's history. The "Summer Slam Raffle" is under way, with tickets being sold at $50 per ticket. A ticket enters a person for the chance to win up to 77 prizes. Once a winning ticket is drawn for a prize, that ticket is placed back into the pot for the chance to win another prize.Tickets will be sold up until the day of the event on August 2nd. The goal of the West Ohio Food Bank is to sell 7,600 ticket... More>>

Applying for a Job at Lima Ford Engine Plant Video included

It was a busier than usual morning at Allen County's Job and Family Services, as the hiring process gets underway to fill the jobs created by the new Ford Engine Line. The parking lot at Job and Family Services was jam packed Monday morning, as hundreds of people jumped at the opportunity to get an application for one of the 300 jobs created at the Lima Ford Engine Plant. While 300 jobs were created for the new engine line, in a previous interview with Your Hometown Stations, Joe Hinrichs, Th... More>>

Teen birth rate drops

Dorrissa Luckett was just 18 years old and one week past her high school graduation when her daughter was born.  More>>

To Legalize or Not to Legalize Video included

A Medscape study shows that two out of three doctors believe patients should be given the option to use medical marijuana. However 53 percent of doctors do not support of recreational marijuana use Now state representatives say it would be a mistake to legalize the drug nationally. U.S. Representative Bob Latta Congressman Jim Jordan oppose legalizing marijuana.Latta says that even if it adds money in our pockets through taxes, there will be a bigger problem further down the road. More>>

Ellis Family Easter Dinner Video included

Lima's Civic Center, packed for the traditional Easter dinner. For many, it's a great way to save some money on their dinner, for others, it's a chance to meet up with old friends. But it wouldn't happen without volunteers like Elaine Miller who has been with them from the start 23 years ago. She missed last year, but was glad to be back this year. Kleet Ellis with Ellis Door and Window says the volunteers are the backbone to the event and as long as they keep coming out they'll keep holding ... More>>

Red Light Runner Causes Accident Video included

At least one person was hurt in a two vehicle crash just before 2:30 Saturday afternoon. According to a Lima police officer at the scene, a red Honda Accord was eastbound on west Market when she ran the red light at Market and Jameson. A silver Lexus carrying a boat was southbound on Jameson when the two vehicles collided. The Lexus then turned around facing northbound. The red Honda ended up hitting a brick building on the southeast corner of the intersection. Police say the driver of ... More>>

Delphos Easter Egg Hunt Video included

Hundreds of young people gathered at Stadium Park in Delphos for the annual Delphos Optimist Club's Easter Egg Hunt. There were hunts in three age classes, starting as young as two years old, gathering the colored plastic eggs. Inside there was either a piece of candy or a slip of paper that corresponds to a prize. This was the 14th year for the Easter Egg Hunt in Delphos. More>>

Heroin Deaths on Rise in Ohio Video included

There’s good news and bad news on the front in the war against drugs. While the number of deaths from unintended overdoses of prescription opiates declined in 2012 for the first time since 2003, there’s been an alarming increase in the number of deaths from overdoses of illegal opiates such as heroin. In 2012 there were 697 deaths from prescription opiates down from 789 in 20-11. 680 people died of heroin overdoses in 20-12, up from 426 deaths in 20-11. Ohio attorney general Mike Dewine has c... More>>

New Country Host St. Jude Benefit Concert Video included

Lima was rocking along with one of the biggest up and coming country artist. America Idol winner Scotty McCreery brought in a packed house at the Civic Center. The benefit concert supported St. Jude Children's More>>

Hiring Our Heroes Video included

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation will host "Hiring Our Heroes -Celina," an event for veterans and military spouses.  More than 30 employers are expected to participate with job opportunities of More>>

Council Man Walks Against Violence Video included

With the warmer temperatures has come violence and tragedy on our streets. And one Lima Councilman is taking to those streets to do something about it. Sixth Ward Councilman Derry Glenn says economically, More>>

Girl Scouts Day Camp Video included

The Girl Scouts Day Camp allowed girls to make cool crafts, play games, make new friends, and memories.  Girls ranging from kindergarten to fifth grade who are not involved in the traditional troops were More>>

Ellis Easter Dinner coming up Video included

If you're looking for a place to go for Easter dinner we do have a suggestion and it won't cost you a dime. The annual Ellis Family Easter Dinner is this Sunday from eleven until one at the Veterans Memorial More>>

Good Friday Fish Fry Video included

Meals of Alaskan Pollock Strips, seasoned fries, coleslaw and cookies were sold for $8 tickets.  Ottawa River Coalition members hope to raise between $7,000 to $10,000 which would help protect the water More>>

Dog recovering after being drug by truck Video included

A battered and bloody dog is recovering at the Allen County Dog Warden's Office after she was inadvertently dragged down the road behind a pickup truck.  


State School Board Member in Lima Video included

A state board of education member was in Lima tonight talking to a local group about the state of education today. District 1 state board member Ann Jacobs, of Lima, spoke before the Black Network meeting More>>

Lima Utilities Committee Meets To Discuss Garbage And Refuse Contract Video included

The City of Lima's garbage pick-up contract is about to expire. Every 5 years a contract is negotiated by the utilities committee and waste collection companies.  the committee gathered to discuss previous More>>

Downtown Construction In Lima Is Affecting Local Businesses Video included

The downtown re-construction project has been underway for almost a month and has created a few issues along the way. The minimizing of lanes, replacing curbs and resurfacing is messy project on Elizabeth More>>

A Time to Plant Video included

April in Ohio is a great tree planting month and with Earth and Arbor Day being celebrated next week, now is the perfect time to get out in the yard to get something growing. More>>

Ohio Food Bank Receives check Video included

The West Ohio Food Bank was the lucky recipient at a check presentation on Thursday, on behalf of the company Fresh Encounter. Fresh Encounter, owner of Community Markets, made a donation with funds raised More>>

LRITA Tech Conference Video included

The Lima Regional IT Alliance (LRITA), holding the annual LRITA Tech Conference on Thursday. More than 240 people attended the conference, including 28 vendors, making this year's event the largest since More>>

Howard rejects plea deal Video included

A Lima man, accused of aggravated murder was in court for a final pretrial hearing in Allen County Common Pleas Court. Twenty year old Randell Howard Jr. is charged in the death of Joshua Davenport in More>>

Suspect in Saturday murder receives $1 million bond Video included

18 year old Jaquone Phillips appearing in Lima Municipal Court. More>>

April 17, 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>>

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