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LCC honored their high school students at the Academic Letter Awards Banquet to congratulate the students who have maintained a 3.6 cumulative GPA through the first semester of the current school year with an academic letter. The reception was hosted by the Thunderbird Parent Club, and the A… More >>

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Out on Commerce Parkway, a construction project will soon be underway for Perry proTECH. The print and imaging business has been in the community for over 56 years, and felt like it was about time they built up a new location for their headquarters. More >>

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There were no new local deaths reported, but Allen County has 21 new cases, Hancock County went up 18 cases.  Auglaize County added 14 more cases and Mercer and Logan Counties have 7 new cases each.  Shelby County has 6 more cases, Putnam and Hardin Counties have 4 more each, Van Wert County… More >>

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The Community Enrichment Dinner is scheduled to take place Thursday, October 21st at 5:00 PM at the Lima Veteran's Memorial Civic & Convention Center. This year the event will be headlined with a musical group instead of a guest speaker. "Black Violin" will be performing for the event, w… More >>

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The district's superintendent Jill Ackerman and treasurer Shelly Reiff, have signed on to the petition demanding the State of Ohio to fairly and fully fund public schools. Several groups back the petition, including the Ohio Education Association. The petition, directed at Governor Mike DeWi… More >>

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The incident happened just after 3 p.m. Monday afternoon at the intersection of Robb Avenue and Main Street. Additional help was called in to assist. Three people were taken to the hospital but it's unclear what condition they are in. Lima police are still investigating the crash. As of 6 p.… More >>

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Susan Walendzik's attorney argued that his client's bond should be reduced as she is suffering with health issues. Currently Walendzik is sitting on a $500,000 bond as she and Grant Rose were indicted on multiple charges including promoting prostitution and human trafficking. The couple is a… More >>

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While Allen County Children Services investigate reports of abuse and neglect they also provide many other services, such as referrals for counseling, drug and alcohol addiction, and parenting classes. All to help parents be successful in parenting their children. Sometimes however it doesn’… More >>

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April 12th was a day of learning about what tools students will be using in their labs for “Computer Numerical Control” machinists training. It is a new initiative at Rhodes to train highly functioning individuals with autism to be skilled workers in several high demand manufacturing positio… More >>

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Allen County is reporting 20 new cases, Hancock County has 18 more cases. Putnam County went up 8 cases, and Logan County increased 7 cases.   Auglaize and Hardin Counties have 5 more cases each, Van Wert County has 3 more, Mercer County added 2 more cases and Shelby and Paulding Counties ha… More >>

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Aimee Hickey is excited to get her nonprofit up and running for the kids in Delphos. It's called AIMingHi with Youth- The Riffell Affect. The goal of the organization is to help kids find their passion in life and run with it. Kids ages 8 through 18 are welcome in the group, and they hope to… More >>

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Their annual “Ride with the Rangers” is now being held on Wednesday evenings starting April 14th. Organizers say they hope to attract more bicycle enthusiasts to come out and enjoy an hour-long bike ride. They will gather at Lima Stadium Park before heading out on the Rotary Riverwalk at 6:0… More >>

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This year, billions of cicadas will emerge from the ground in Ohio and trillions more around the United States. This particular group of cicadas known as "Brood X" have been burrowing underground for the past 17 years and will be popping up starting in May. While we experience an annual spec… More >>

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Samantha Spencer joined Ohio's "Saved by the Belt" club after her seat belt prevented her from getting seriously hurt or even killed during a crash on Napoleon Road on February 8th. She was presented with a certificate and a license plate bracket from the Ohio State Highway Patrol. They say … More >>

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On Monday, the governor announced the state will have simplified health orders, and to do that he rescinded some old ones to put the new ones in place. The new orders focused on the specific areas of wearing masks, social distancing, washing hands, and being outside rather than inside for ev… More >>

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Van Wert County has 2 new deaths and Allen and Hancock counties are reporting 1 new death each. Allen County also has 17 new cases, Hancock County added 15 cases, Putnam County has 9 more cases and Mercer County added 7 new cases. Auglaize County increased 5 cases, Hardin and Shelby counties… More >>

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The Federal Aviation Administration awarded airports the relief money through the Airport Coronavirus Relief Program. Senator Rob Portman played a key role in negotiating the bipartisan relief package, and says the aviation industry’s recovery is critical to the nation’s economy. Most area a… More >>

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It all started with the Lima Teen Theatre when he was younger. That is where he found his passion for acting. When he moved to Georgia, he was offered a role in a Coke commercial. He has been acting in bigger gigs until he made the part in "Coming 2 America", acting as a member of Eddie Murp… More >>

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The West Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO, UAW Lima-Troy CAP Council, and the Lima Building & Construction Trades Council all announced their endorsements for Sharetta Smith. A press conference was held at the Carpenters Local 372 building on East Market Street, where representatives from … More >>

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Allen County is reporting 35 new cases, Hancock County has added 32 cases.  Auglaize and Putnam Counties have 13 new cases each.  Shelby, Hardin, and Van Wert Counties have 4 new cases each. Mercer County went up 3 cases, Logan County has 2 more cases and Paulding County is not reporting any… More >>

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The Lima City Schools held their annual “Evening with the Arts” Wednesday evening at the Veterans Memorial Civic & Convention Center. The event is an old tradition at the school to highlight the talent among the district’s art, music, dance, and instrument staff as they displayed artwork… More >>

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Greg Lauck held a book signing for his very first children’s book, “Where the Wind Blows”, which is a book all about the wind. Lauck has been writing poems for his entire life, but this is the first time he has had a book published and has thoughts about publishing another book in the future… More >>

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In 2020, Allen County Children Services investigated 850 cases of abuse and neglect and they want that number to decrease. To bring awareness to this epidemic in our county, 18 blue wooden cutouts have been placed around to serve as a reminder of the role we all play in preventing child abus… More >>

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Crime Victim Services is reporting that they saw a 20% increase in the number of survivors of sexual violence serving 621 people. Crime Victim Services says they navigated dual pandemics in 2020 with COVID-19 and racism and stresses no one deserves to be sexually assaulted. Their doors are n… More >>

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Douglas Obendorf is accused of engaging in sexual conduct with a minor. He previously entered a plea of guilty to Unlawful Sexual Conduct with a minor, a felony of the fourth degree. Obendorf previously faced an additional charge of Attempted Unlawful Sexual Conduct with a Minor, but the cha… More >>

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Hancock County has 39 more cases, Allen County is reporting 17 new cases.  Van Wert County has 7 new cases, Auglaize County has 6 more cases.  Hardin county went up five cases, Logan County added 4 cases, Mercer County has 3 more cases, Putnam County has more cases, Shelby has 1 more case on… More >>

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The Ohio Highway Patrol and AAA are reminding drivers of the dangers of distracted driving. April is also Distracted Driving Awareness Month. AAA will be running a prevention initiative titled "Don't Drive Intoxicated. Don't Drive Intexticated. AAA states that the goal of the campaign is to … More >>