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The school held its first-ever Hornet Strong Community Day, and every student had a hand in some type of project. The principal at the high school, Jodi Gaietto, says that they wanted to find a way to give back to the community that is constantly giving so much to the school, and it’s also a… More >>

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As part of Trauma Awareness Month, workers with Mercy Health St. Rita's trauma and life flight teams came to the Apollo career center to teach a "Stop the Bleed" course. Stop the Bleed is an initiative to prevent a person with an injury from losing too much blood, ultimately limiting deaths … More >>

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Lieutenant Governor Jon Husted also made a stop at Kenton High School on Friday to congratulate them on the success of their internship program through the pandemic. 25 students were placed into in-person internships this school year through the Wildcat Community Connectors Internship Progra… More >>

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The manufacturing plants that assemble the pickup have stopped production because they are waiting on computer chips to complete the most popular pickup on the market. The Louisville plant has thousands of assembled pickup trucks just waiting on computer chips before they ship them off to de… More >>

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Officers were dispatched to 434 Center Street for a male that was shot by a gun, reported as a handgun, at the rear of the residence.  The suspect at the time of the call was unknown and had already fled the scene.  Officers located an injured male with a gunshot wound to the leg on the back… More >>

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Chilly conditions on this Friday morning along with partly cloudy skies. A quiet morning of weather is ahead, then we track a scattered shower threat during the afternoon (mainly after 2PM) into the early evening. An isolated thunderstorm or small hail cannot be ruled out. Note that the show… More >>

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According to the National Retail Federation, Americans are predicted to buy more for their moms this year than in the past couple of years. Gifters are estimated to be spending around $220, and the top three gift categories are flowers, greeting cards, and special outings. "Blooms" in Lima h… More >>

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According to the group, Ohio has had a problem getting school funding right for almost the past 30 years. Now, House Bill 305 sits in the senate with the aim of revamping the funding process and creating a formula that would use several factors in determining how much state funding each scho… More >>

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The city of Findlay has been getting active over the last few weeks as part of a nationwide health competition. The SparkAmerica Spring Fit City Challenge encourages the community to get up and moving. Friends, family, and colleagues can form teams, or join forces with the Mayor of Findlay, … More >>

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On Friday, the city of Findlay will officially open their new Designated Outdoor Refreshment Area, or DORA for short. Customers will now be allowed to openly carry alcohol in dedicated DORA cups within the assigned limits. Signs and decals on participating businesses will help guide patrons … More >>

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Allen County Commissioners passing a resolution of support for House Bill 146 that would drop the mandatory use of prevailing wages on projects over a certain amount. Currently, any new construction over $250,000 and reconstruction projects over $75,000 must pay prevailing wages, which could… More >>

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The National Day of Prayer is a national observance for people to come together and pray for the world. Scriptures, songs, and quotes from founding fathers and presidents were read aloud during the service, along with words from local pastors. Organizers say that the nation needs prayer more… More >>

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Allen County is reporting 19 new cases, Hancock County went up 16 cases. Shelby County added 9 case and Paulding County has 7 more cases. Auglaize County has 6 more cases, Putnam County added 5 new cases, Mercer County went up 4 cases and Hardin, Logan and Van Wert Counties all have 2 new ca… More >>

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5th and 6th graders from Lima North taking part in the ECHO program, which is an after-school program that teaches life skills to students, were taught how to fish and were able to catch fish alongside park rangers and the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. Last week, students learned how… More >>

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Local non-profit Jose and Sons Recycling Inc. were out at J&J Carryout to celebrate 10 years of business, which also lands on Cinco De Mayo, by serving up some food to the public. The business was set up inside the carryout business serving up tacos, rice, and beans to anyone who wanted … More >>

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Lima Senior High graduating seniors who participated in the visual or performing arts over their 4 years of high school were celebrated during the schools annual Senior Concourse. Student artwork was on display, with students on hand to explain the meaning behind the art. More >>

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The Center for Disease Control reports that the number of overdose deaths in Ohio has increased by 23% from 2019 to 2020. That erases the 23% decline in 2017. Local addiction service officials say the numbers for 2021 are already looking to surpass 2020 numbers in overdose deaths. They belie… More >>

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 Linda Simms enjoys the fellowship, “They have made me part of the Bradifield family here. All of us have so this is a celebration and home for all of us today. And it’s so much fun to have been just siting and say hey, I’m glad that you’re you. I’m glad that you’re here.” More >>

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Select high school seniors were invited to receive the "Students of Honor & Achievement" award at the Shawnee Optimist Club meeting on Wednesday. To motivate them for life after graduation, 1997 Shawnee High School graduate and entrepreneur PJ McGuire spoke on her own experiences. Her bi… More >>

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Allen County is reporting 26 new cases. Auglaize and Shelby Counties added 8 more cases each. Mercer County has 7 new cases and Paulding County has 6 more cases. Hancock County increased 4 cases. Putnam, Hardin and Logan Counties all have 3 new cases and Van Wert County had 2 more cases.  More >>

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Deontray Forrest's lawyer was trying to get his one million dollar bond reduced to $350,000. His lawyer says one of the alleged victims, Timothy White, killed Terell McGraw and Devontae Upshaw inside the bar in cold blood. Before he exchanged gunfire with Forrest outside and was shot to death. More >>

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Expect cooler temperatures along with some sunshine on this Cinco de Mayo. Early day clouds will give way to a partly cloudy sky. Temperatures will reach the upper 50s to low 60s later in the afternoon. A brisk breeze of 10-20mph will add a chill to the air. More >>

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Rep. Jim Jordan paid our area a visit on Tuesday afternoon, getting a look at a local assisted living facility. The representative stopped by Elmwood Assisted Living of New Bremen to discuss funding and how workforce shortages are affecting the industry of living facilities.  More >>

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Here are the local and state COVID-19 numbers for May 4, 2021. Allen County had 2 new deaths, and Auglaize and Paulding Counites had 1 death each. Auglaize County has 15 new cases, and Allen County is up 8 cases. Shelby County increases by 6 cases, and Logan County by 5. Putnam, Hancock, and… More >>

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Allen County residents can be seen traveling to their local voting locations in order to cast their vote. Tuesday, May 4th is Primary Election day. On the ballot in Allen County, residents will see a smaller list compared to years past.  More >>

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The Lima Fire Department states that around noon they received a call of a fire on the second floor of a duplex located at 621 North Metcalf Road. Upon arrival, firefighters noticed heavy fire and smoke coming out of the 2nd floor side window of the duplex. The fire was put out within five m… More >>

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34-year-old Trayvon Thomas and 40-year-old Jakqueta Hollman were arrested on narcotics charges related to the investigation. On April 30th, the task force, and members of the Allen and Auglaize counties' SWAT teams served warrants at 619 N. Collett St and 2219 N. Metcalf St. They found suspe… More >>