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The Village of Harrod was excited to bring the annual Pork Rind Festival back this year, but it was a day that became more meaningful for some than others. A group of Vietnam Veterans celebrated their 50th year reunion.  More >>

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Governor Mike DeWine said he will not require anyone to be vaccinated, but he is pushing students, both athletes and not, to get vaccinated so they can enjoy the entire season of their sports and the entire school year. According to Ohio's vaccine dashboard, 12% of kids under 19 years old ha… More >>

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It is free to fish this Saturday and Sunday at all public waterways in the state including Lake Erie and the Ohio River. This is the only weekend all year that doesn’t require a fishing license and just happens to land on Father’s Day weekend. It is required the rest of the year that anyone … More >>

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The three medical schools at Apollo; practical nursing, medical assisting, and dental assisting, graduated from their one-year program. Around 50 students participated in the graduation ceremony, celebrating their new chapter in life. More >>

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This is the 4th annual car show held at the mall in partnership with the local Alzheimer’s Association in support of the Walk to End Alzheimer's. Local food trucks lined the parking lot, and there were many prizes to be won in the raffles. The organizers of the Walk to End Alzheimer’s say th… More >>

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Doctors say the center is going to change the game when it comes to hands-on learning. Just two years ago, six physicians were in the residency program at St. Rita's. This new building, which is located just across the street from the hospital, will bump that number up to 86 young doctors, w… More >>

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With President Biden signing the bill to make Juneteenth a federal holiday late Thursday afternoon, Allen County Commissioners also passed legislation to observe the day on Friday. The holiday is officially on Saturday, June 19th but county offices will be closed Friday, June 18th in observance. More >>

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With the official start of summer on Sunday, the season's high temperatures and recent dry days could become a problem for farming in the area. Ohio's growing season started abnormally dry, causing concerns. But, as months went on, there was steady improvement locally. This led our area out … More >>

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Keyown D. Pryor was indicted by the Allen County Grand Jury on a Felony One Count of Aggravated Robbery, and a Felony Two Count of Felonious Assault. Both counts have a gun specification attached. According to the indictment, Pryor did knowingly cause physical harm and attempted or committed… More >>

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With Thursday's announcement, the state regulations regarding visitation to nursing homes and assisted living facilities are also lifted beginning June 18th. You will no longer need to schedule visits. It will no longer be a state requirement nor will be a state requirement that you can only… More >>

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Around 9:50 p.m. Wednesday evening, the Lima Police Department responded to the 500 block of South Pine Street on reports of a body being found. According to scanner traffic, investigative units were called to a home there. They say they are treating it as a crime scene, but are not sure at … More >>

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Wednesday evening was the fourth drawing of the Vax-A-Million giveaway, a public outreach campaign meant to incentivize people to get out and get the COVID vaccine. The winner of a million dollars was Suzanne Ward of Findlay. The winner of a full ride 4-year scholarship to an Ohio public uni… More >>

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The Lima Young Professionals joined the Lima Noon Sertoma club Wednesday afternoon to hear more about what the club does. The members of the Lima YP sat in on the meeting to get a look at what a normal Sertoma meeting looks like. More >>

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As summer rolls in, it's time to start keeping an eye out for mosquitos and ticks when you're out and about. The director of environmental health at Allen County Public Health says that it's best to wear long sleeves and tuck your pants into long socks to avoid bites from summer pests. More >>

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So far this year 220 children have had a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) to speak up on their behalf. These “CASA” volunteers are appointed by judges to work towards making sure the child has a safe and permanent home. Unfortunately, there are more than 50 children that haven’t had t… More >>

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This marks the second summer the city has not had a public pool for residents to take a plunge. They are currently asking people to take a short 10-question survey on what they would like to see in a new aquatic feature. It’s all part of a feasibility study to see if a new pool is needed and… More >>

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Organizer Cheryl Nagy explains, “It’s not just the patient being treated. Many times, your talking their caregivers, sometimes their entire family and sometimes you may have families that have 3 or 4 cancer survivors in them at the same time. So, it’s very important that they know what their… More >>

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Eight former Spartans and one area service group will be inducted in a special ceremony in September, along with being introduced during halftime at the Lima Senior - Toledo Whitmer football game at the stadium as part of the homecoming celebration on October 1st. The hall of famers are from… More >>

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Com-UNITY Ministries is calling on all 150 churches in the Lima area to come together to help stop the violence in the community. They will be holding five meetings in the coming months to meet with different sections of the city to best approach the mission at hand. More >>

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Jamaree Allen is facing a total of eight charges after an alleged shooting on June 21st, 2019 around Cole Street and Edgewood Drive. The shooting was said to be in connection to the death of Christian Laws. A motion was previously filed by Allen's attorney, requesting his removal from the tr… More >>

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In honor of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, the Area Agency on Aging 3 will be holding a shred-a-thon event on Wednesday morning. People will able to dispose of any personal documents, check stubs, receipts, or other paper materials that might contain personal information. More >>

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Crime Victim Service’s Elder Victim Ministry spoke to seniors on this observance of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. Residents at Lima Towers were encouraged not to give out personal information over the phone or computer. The caller could say that you won a sweepstake or your bank needs to … More >>

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Matt Huffman is the Republican president of the Ohio Senate. He says some people are taking advantage of the program and the goal of the asset test is to be sure benefits are reaching recipients who need them. Kelsey Bergfeld is director of Advocates for Ohio's Future at the Center for Commu… More >>

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What is now known as City Life at Rally Point has been working with kids 11-years-old to 18-years-old in Lima in some fashion for more than 14 years. They are part of the national Youth for Christ movement and supported in part by the Lima Kiwanis Club. The ministry works in urban settings p… More >>

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Councilors voted to approve an ordinance that authorizes the Mayor to enter into agreement with CMT to perform engineering services on a 6 to 1 vote on its first reading. CMT would provide detailed designs of the Main St. Corridor Improvements that would replace the roundabout with a single … More >>

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You may have seen those quizzes or surveys on social media that ask you to answer questions about your past, but the Better Business Bureau says that those quizzes could spell trouble for you. More >>