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Every year for Easter one Lima church puts on a children egg hunt, but this year they decided to do things a little differently.Instead of running around outdoors in the cold,rainy weather, Calvary Chapel of Praise decided to bring the fun indoors for its Egg Stravaganza event on Saturday. T… More >>

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Despite the cold and rainy weather the day before Easter, hundreds of kids showed up the at Spartan Stadium eager to find the chosen egg.Close to a thousand kids attended Lima iHeart Radio's 2019 Easter Egg Hunt at the Spartan Stadium. This year there were over 20,000 candy-filled eggs, one … More >>

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The Tom Ahl family was up early on Saturday morning preparing for their big annual community Easter Dinner on Sunday.Boxes upon boxes of cooking equipment were loaded off a van this morning to began the initial prepping. Once boxes were unloaded Tom Ahl and general manager Vince Downing bega… More >>

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A St. Marys man is dead after a shooting on Lima's southeast side Friday night. Dustan Purdy, 25, was pronounced dead at Lima Memorial Hospital after he suffered a single gunshot wound at a residence on the 400 block of Orena Avenue. The Lima Police and Fire Departments were called to the sc… More >>

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     One person was taken to the hospital after a shooting on the south east side of Lima.  The Lima Police Department was called out the 4 hundred block of Orena Avenue around 7 o'clock Friday.      The man was taken to the hospital with a gunshot wound. It's unknown how severe his injuries… More >>

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     People in Lima will get a chance to learn about alternative methods of prescription medicine today and tomorrow at the civic center.  The Ohio Holistic Health and Cannabis Expo is an event designed to teach the public the benefits of a holistic health approach. This includes the use of … More >>

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So far, Ohio has escaped the Measles outbreak that has hit 20 states including neighboring Kentucky, Michigan, and Indiana.      But area health experts say that getting vaccinated is the best way to prevent Ohio from becoming another addition to a growing list.      With the travel season g… More >>

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    Brandon Thompson, 29  has been indicted on Involuntary Manslaughter and Trafficking in Cocaine charges by an Allen County Grand Jury.     Thompson's indictment accused him of providing the drugs that led to the death of a Lima man in 2016.  If convicted on both counts, he could be facing… More >>

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John  Kehoe, 35 was arraigned Friday on 3 Rape charges in Allen County Common Pleas Court.  Kehoe pleaded not guilty to all counts.      The indictment says all three counts happened in January of this year involving the same female victim.  The victim went to the hospital and samples were t… More >>

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An Allen county man could be facing life in prison for allegedly having sexual contact with children.  Keith Overmyer, 65  was indicted by an Allen County Grand Jury on ten counts of Rape and four counts of Gross Sexual Imposition.  He pleaded not guilty to all of the charges during his arra… More >>

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Three local organizations are teaming up to bring blessings to hundreds of Lima families in need. S.O.N. Ministries, the West Ohio Food Bank, and Neighborhood Relief Ministries" will hold a Blessing Day on May 11, 2019, for families in need of food and clothes.  More >>

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The Ottawa River Coalition held their 18th annual Good Friday Fish Fry Fundraiser at the Allen County Fairgrounds. It is the one and only time of the year the organization asks the community to donate to their cause, and they see plenty of repeat customers showing their support. More >>

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The leader of the Ohio House says a proposed overhaul of the state's school funding system probably will have to be handled separately from the state budget due by the end of June. Lawmakers are considering two proposals for school funding increases. Representatives. More >>

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Tax season came to an end on Monday, and while not everyone got the return they were expecting, a local accounting firm says most were happy with their results. Certified public accountant Robert Sielschott said large corporations moving operations back to the United States and small busines… More >>

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A Lima man accused of murdering his father, returned to court today to talk more about his competency.32-year-old Timothy Youngblood returned to court for the first time since his competency ruling. He was deemed incompetent to stand trial, but 'restoreable.' Today the defense council and st… More >>

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After the last RTA levy was shot down in 2017, the transit company was forced to cut some of their services, and riders with disabilities are afraid another defeat could lead to more cuts. Cuts that would negatively impact their lives in a big way. “I was born with a visual impairment called… More >>

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The Lima Police Department is investigating a bar fight that sent one person to the hospital over the weekend. The Lima Police Department was made aware of an altercation that took place at J's American Pub on Spencerville Road, early Saturday morning around 2 a.m. According to officials, 24… More >>

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With the grass starting to grow, the City of Lima is getting prepared to maintain some nuisance properties. More than 400 properties in the city have been determined to be a nuisance and marked as specified parcels. Notices have been posted with mowing and trash cleanup to begin. The city ha… More >>

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Calling area children to be on your mark, get set, go! It's the biggest Easter egg hunt in the area with more than 20,000 prize filled eggs to be collected. iHeartRadio and Bruster's Car Wash are inviting families to come out and enjoy a morning of fun festivities. And while the hunt is for … More >>

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Spring is in full swing, and for some, that means dealing with a few of the telltale signs of allergies. Jennifer Tobin with Lima Memorial Health System says that they have seen quite a few people coming through with symptoms of allergies like runny noses, sinus infections, and congestion. More >>

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Back in February, seven-year-old Sydney Goodwin was staying with her grandmother, Karen Pifer, when something unthinkable happened.Pifer's heart rate was low and she was unresponsive. Thinking fast, Sydney dialed her mother first, and then made the decision to call 9-1-1. Paramedics eventual… More >>

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The Better Business Bureau of West Central Ohio is urging people to beware of potential robocalls. According to First Orion, a protection solutions company, it is predicted that half of all calls this year will be robocalls. This is almost a 20 percent increase from last year. Robocallers ar… More >>

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In light of Child Abuse Prevention Month SAFY, along with other agencies, hosted an event Tuesday night to showcase services available for children in need. Dozens of people attended the 2nd annual family build futures event at North Middle School. Throughout the evening, children and their … More >>

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On Tuesday night, the Elida School Board made the decision to hire Four Seasons Environmental to construct its new elementary school. Four Seasons is a commissioning service that will have to make sure the right parts are placed in the new building. The new elementary school will be built ne… More >>

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In celebration of Arbor Day, Kiwanis Club of Lima is donating a special gift to first graders around Allen County. The Kiwanis Club met at the Allen County Fairgrounds to bag more than 1,500 trees. They will be delivered to every first grader in Allen County. Many different branches of Kiwan… More >>

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A local non-profit brought in experts to talk to members of the community about the decisions that they should be making about their future and their health care.Advocacy Professionals was one of the partners to put on the session for National Healthcare Decisions Day. The goal is to help ad… More >>

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The Lima Fire Department responding to a second fire at the same home nearly two weeks apart. According to fire officials, they were called out just before midnight Monday night to 1627 S. Main Street. The fire was found at the side of the home and firefighters quickly put it out. No one was… More >>

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It’s much bigger than just getting to work, is what one community business leader told our Eran Hami when it comes to the Allen County Regional Transit Authority. "We believe in community here at Nelson and community is about people," said Jim Loughrin, COO of Nelson Packaging Company. "The … More >>

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The Lima Kiwanis Club donates produce to help Lima City students have food through the weekend. The Ohio District Kiwanis Foundation handed out grants to clubs in the state to buy items like potatoes and tangerines for food pantries. The Lima club decided they would use their grant to buy it… More >>

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On Monday, a group of Lima City School teachers were presented Outstanding 11 Awards at the Lima School Board meeting. Those teachers were Kimberly Bader, Sara Bowsher, Kimberly Kirkendall, Brian Mears, Mary Moore, Kristy Nelson, Leonard Oen, Tracey Shuttera-Tone, Barbara Seifker, and Jason Ware. More >>

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On Monday night, Lima School Board unanimously voted to support a repeal of a law that allows the state to take over failing schools. House Bill 70 requires schools which have received three consecutive Fs on their report cards to be run by a state-appointed CEO. The CEO would have the abili… More >>

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The final deadline to submit your 2018 tax return is here. If you waited to get your taxes done this year, you're not alone: according to the IRS, around 20 to 25 percent of Americans wait until the last 14 days before the deadline to prepare their tax returns. More >>

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State Rep. Bob Cupp spoke on the importance of disagreeing without being disagreeable at the Lima Rotary Club meeting Monday afternoon. Cupp is the co-chair of Revive Civility Ohio. It tries to help people better communicate through civil discourse. More >>

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Monday, the public got the opportunity to check out the new Allen County Council on Aging Building. The Council on Aging got moved into their new home in the 700 block of Main Street in December. People got the chance to check out the fully operating center and talk to employees, explore the… More >>

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A Lima firefighter could be heading back to court after being acquitted last month.42-year-old Gilbert Frew was found not guilty by a jury on one count of gross sexual imposition. The jury could not come to a consensus on the second charge of gross sexual imposition. The state of Ohio has de… More >>