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History came alive today at the Johnny Appleseed Metro Park’s Lauer Farm, as people got a glimpse of war time in the 1944. The Allied Forces took on the Axis Powers on the battle field once again thanks to World War II reenactors.  People were able to see why the heroes of the Second World W… More >>

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A local non-profit origination raises money to help out veterans with a variety of needs. This is the 8th year that the S.O.S Project has held their Fall Fest.  The event is complete with live music, auction items and a fish fry.  The Ohio Chained Eagles brought out their wall that honors th… More >>

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Hot coffee on a cool fall day, goes a long way to bridge relationship between the public and local law enforcement.  McDonalds and Allen County Law Enforcement teamed up again for another Coffee with a Cop. This time the event took on a fall theme with kids dressing up in Halloween costumes … More >>

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Putnam County veterans get recognized for their service, abroad and here at home. The Putnam County Veterans Service Commission held their 5th annual Veterans of the Year Recognition Dinner.  Veterans who were in the Korean and Vietnam Wars received special honors.  New this year, the men an… More >>

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Family and friends of the late honorary Lima Police Officer Maleek Nelson gathered Saturday to honor him on his birthday.A balloon release celebration was held today outside the nelson home.This was in honor of Maleek Nelson who would have been 10 years old today.In October of 2018 he passed… More >>

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The community is coming together for a church art project to help revitalize Downtown Lima.On Saturday morning people came out to I Can Celebration Ministries to help paint the "On we Grow" mural.People loaded up their paint brushes and began painting triangles on the side of the church.The … More >>

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It was a night of tears for family and friends of a Lima man who was killed earlier this year. Tonight(10/18/19) many gathered to sing, pray, and light a candle in memory of Gregory Cooper. They came together on Franklin Street where he was shot and killed on July 19th. His family is asking … More >>

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Shawnee Middle School students getting a different kind of learning opportunity today(10/18/19). This is the 3rd year that the middle school has held their STEM Exploration Day. Employees from Procter and Gamble, Lima Memorial, Vanamatic, and OSU Extension Office brought hands-on activities … More >>

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It was a big year for MakerFest, moving to the Allen County Fairgrounds as it grew out of the Lima Veterans Memorial Civic Center. Hundreds of high school students took part in the event created to ignite pride in business and industry in the Greater Lima Region. 100 businesses set up shop t… More >>

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Ohio's lieutenant governor in Allen County today(10/18/19) getting high school students excited about their next step in life. Bus after bus unloading the workforce of tomorrow as they participate in MakerFest 2019. Hundreds of students from all around the region hearing from Lieutenant Gove… More >>

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Van Wert County Grand Jury says the no charges will be filed against the four Allen County SWAT officers involved in the fatal shooting of Terry Pierce Jr. who led law enforcement on a two-hour chase on September 3rd. Special Prosecutor Joseph Burkhard from Paulding County presented the case… More >>

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With the fall-like weather finally starting to arrive, that can only mean winter is right around the corner. Some of us may turn to old wives’ tales to see what our winter outlook is going to be like and I’m here to help you fact check whether or not those might be true. One example would in… More >>

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Students took a trip down the yellow brick road and came up with some unique interpretations of the classic movie. The Ohio State Beauty Academy hit the runway with for their fall student competition with the theme, “A Night in Oz”. The competition is a good way for the students to think out… More >>

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A candle shined bright in honor of women, men, and children who tragically died because of domestic violence. For 25 years, Crossroad Crisis Center has held their candlelight vigil to bring the community together, with friends and family of victims, to remember the lives that were taken by s… More >>

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Family Promise of Lima-Allen County begins a new era of leadership this month. As of October 1st, Hellen Douglas has moved from executive assistant to the position of executive director of the agency. Douglas says she'll remain committed to finding jobs and stability for struggling families … More >>

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A Lima man who pleaded guilty to trying to hit his wife with a car will be getting treatment and prison time. James Boroff was sentenced to a minimum of four years in prison for felonious assault. He's eligible for judicial release after serving six months. Boroff was also ordered to get a p… More >>

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Students from Unity Elementary in Lima are taking part in National School Lunch Week. Along with BIGS, a program through Big Brothers Big Sisters of west central Ohio, students learn the importance of a healthy, nutritious lunch while having fun, doing dances like the hokey-pokey. The theme … More >>

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A Dayton man is in custody after leading troopers on a pursuit through three counties early Thursday (10/17/19) morning. 32-year-old James Harper is facing multiple charges, including, OVI, fleeing from law enforcement and improper handling of a firearm in a motor vehicle. A trooper from the… More >>

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The Lima Neighborhood Concerns Committee met on Wednesday to discuss a commercial trash pickup complaint. Lima residents who live on Nixon Avenue recently complained of hearing loud noises early in the morning when the dumpster truck comes to pick up trash at the Lima Convalescent Home. Ther… More >>

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Many workers who are on strike against General Motors say they're ready to go back to work now that their union has agreed to a tentative four-year contract with the company. The United Auto Workers union announced Wednesday morning that they had reached a deal that could end the month-long … More >>

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Local law enforcement officers are getting into the Halloween spirit with a fall edition of Coffee with a Cop. This Saturday, the Lima Police Department and Allen County Sheriff's Ofice are inviting the public to have a "Hallowing" good time at their fall edition of Coffee with a Cop. There … More >>

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"Ohio Women in Trades" is offering a free educational program to get more women interested in this male-dominated workforce. A free nine-week training session will give interested women a chance to explore careers in the construction industry. It will be a multi-craft core curriculum in well… More >>

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People at Ohio State Lima got the chance to "bone up" on their knowledge with activities being put on for National Fossil Day. This year's focus of National Fossil Day was the 100th anniversary of the Grand Canyon being named a national park. OSU Lima made the Grand Canyon part of the activi… More >>

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It's a concept that has been in the works for the State of Ohio over the last year, a law that would make Ohio the 18th state to raise the smoking age to 21. That means that anyone under the age of 21, starting on October 17th, cannot buy cigarettes, vapes, chewing tobacco, and other related… More >>

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ARRAIGNMENT: Jeffery Harmon, 56, Van Wert, entered a not guilty plea to Grand Theft, F4. He was released on a surety bond and PT set on 12/2/19 @ 10 am. SENTENCING: Adam Hector, 32, Van Wert, was sentenced on 2 counts of Aggravated Trafficking Drugs, F4. Sentenced to: 18 months prison on eac… More >>

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Local business, academia, and community leaders came together on Tuesday to see if they're ready for the future workforce. The small business development centers at Rhodes State College hosting a seminar highlighting how to engage the workforce of the future. Chief human resource officer at … More >>

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The students at Lima Central Catholic rallied around their returning state champion classmates on Tuesday afternoon. LCC Girls Golf Team was celebrated by the entire school as they showed off their hardware from winning the state golf title over the weekend. The championship marks the ladies… More >>

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Every year, a group known as the Environmental Citizens Advisory Committee comes together with the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency to go over what the EPA found over the last year in terms of air quality throughout Allen County. The EPA mainly monitors three areas for their air quality … More >>

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The Lima Symphony Orchestra invited families to stop by the Ada Public Library Tuesday morning for a program that was both educational and entertaining. This was the first stop in the 2019/2020 Symphony Storytime schedule. It's a program that introduces instruments to kids while reading stor… More >>

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Ohio's auditor's office says the former finance director at the Worth Center will need to pay for over $5,000 in interest and undocumented charges. Auditor Keith Faber released the findings of the 2015-2016 audit for the Western Ohio Regional Treatment and Habilitation (W.O.R.T.H.) Center an… More >>