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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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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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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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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 >>

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On 10-8-2019 officers were sent to the 24000 block of Pohlman Rd, for a Theft report. The complainant told officers that an item was missing from his residence and believes that a person known to him may have taken it. The incident remains under investigation. On 10-8-2019 a male came to the… More >>

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It's been a challenging year for Dayton as the city looks to rebuild after a series of tragic events. On Monday evening, Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley spoke about how the city has come together to rebuild and move forward. In May a tornado ripped through Dayton destroying dozens of homes and estab… More >>

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Mercy Health-St. Rita's making another investment in the Lima community with the construction of a 15-million dollar building. A graduate medical education facility is being built at the corner of Market and Collett streets. It will house a 250 seat auditorium, classrooms, a library, and a c… More >>

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Phase one of the Lima Rotary amphitheater project is almost complete thanks to two major donations. On Monday, Mercy Health-St. Rita's making a $50,000 donation to the project as part of their commitment to the community and revitalization of downtown Lima. Former Allen County commissioner, … More >>

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Ready or not, it's harvest season for those brave farmers that battled Mother Nature this spring. With the extraordinarily wet spring this year, a lot of farmers faced the possibility of a poor yield this fall. However, the summer turned out to be pretty fair to farmers, and now it's time fo… More >>

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Cannabidiol, or CBD oil comes from the hemp plant, and a large population of Americans have been trying different CBD products to help with all kinds of ailments, from physical, to mental. It's estimated that 64 million Americans have been giving CBD products a try in the last two years, acc… More >>

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A two-alarm fire severely damages a Shawnee Township home. The Shawnee Fire Department was called out to 3773 Bowsher Road just after 1:30 on Monday afternoon. Fire and smoke were coming out the end of the two-story home. Cridersville was called in to help battle the fire. A witness tells us… More >>

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Construction continues for the Elida School district's new solar panel project. A total of 6,000 solar panels will be installed at both the middle and high schools. 3,500 will be placed at the high school and 2,500 at the middle school. This was all made possible through a power contract wit… More >>

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The Better Business Bureau wants the public to know about some scams that they have been getting calls on. The first is one that has been around for awhile involving callers who said that your social security number has been compromised or has been used illegal activity. Then they say they w… More >>

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Ohio's Department of Aging is accepting nominations for the state's Senior Citizen's Hall of Fame. It honors current or long-time Ohio residents age 60 and older who have made and continue to make a lasting impact on their communities, professions, or vocations. The department says 486 older… More >>

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First Responders and athletes from around Allen County come together to help grant wishes to kids in our area.The Allen County Sharks, Lima Police and Fire and the Fire Departments from Shawnee and American Townships laced up to raise money for the Make-a-Wish Foundation.    Make-a-Wish is k… More >>

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Three of the four Lima City Council seats up for grabs in the November election are contested.  Tony Wilkerson will be challenging his neighbor incumbent Sam Mclean for the 2nd council seat.  Peggy Ehora will be taking on current 4th ward councilwoman Rebecca Kreher for that seat. And long t… More >>

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We may have had our coldest day of this fall so far, so what a better way to warm up, then go for a run.The Lima YMCA's Costume Glow Run is the fourth and final run in the 2019 Kewpee Race Series.  Participants got the chance to dress up and run or walk a 5K course.  The path was lit by glow… More >>

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4-H stands for Head, Heart, Hands and Health, but Saturday in Allen County it also stands for Halloween.This weekend is the first ever 4-h Halloween Campout at the Allen County Fairgrounds.  This morning the Cloverbuds were getting into the spirit with a Harvest Party filled with various hol… More >>