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1934 Ford Coupe

Jul 3

ELIDA — It doesn't just have to look fast … it must be fast. The early 1930 Ford cars are favored by car collectors and hot rodders. The V-8 engine and light body made this car faster than most cars on the road at the time. Car enthusiasts had ten...

FitzGerald urges need to invest in green energy

Jul 10

LIMA — Ohio Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ed FitzGerald said that Ohio needs to be more diverse with its plans on energy if it wants to continue to compete.

New parking spots cause a ruckus

Jul 10

LIMA — Lima residents are responding, mostly unfavorably, to new parking requirements in downtown Lima on about a 3,000-foot stretch of roadway.New angled parking places are being laid out — and they require drivers to back in.

Manufacturing report shows higher pay, more need for basic skills

Jul 10

LIMA — Manufacturers in the region pay more to employees with basic skill sets than they did before the recession, but they're still have trouble finding qualified employees, according to a manufacturing survey released Thursday.

County offers new way to pay delinquent taxes

Jul 10

LIMA — As the deadline for real estate tax hits today, the Allen County Treasurer's Office has new ways to pay taxes and new encouragement for those who haven't been paying their taxes.

United Way kicks off annual campaign

Jul 10

LIMA — The United Way of Greater Lima kicked off its 2014 campaign Thursday at Perry ProTech, distributing signs and other promotional materials to 17 regional pilot companies.

Two women arrested in heroin bust

Jul 10

CELINA — Two women were arrested Wednesday in Celina for possession of suspected heroin, according to the Mercer County Sheriff's Office.

Summer crisis programs runs until August 31

Jul 10

LIMA — The Lima Allen Council on Community Affair's Summer Crisis program, which provides utility assistance with electricity only, runs from July 1 to August 31 this year.

Police calls

Jul 10

Police calls as of 9:20 a.m. Thursday, July 10, from the Lima Police Department and Allen County Sheriff's Office.200 block of Watt Avenue, Lima – A man reported Sunday he got into an argument with another person.

117/309 interchange to close overnight

Jul 10

LIMA — The Ohio Department of Transportation is advising motorists that the state Route 117/309 interchange with Interstate 75 will close at 11 p.m. Friday and remain closed until 6 a.m. Saturday.

Lima Stoops Freightliner location under new ownership

Jul 10

LIMA — The Lima location of Stoops Freightliner-Quality Trailer is under new ownership.

Property sale for Lakeview Farms expansion completed

Jul 10

DELPHOS — The expansion of Lakeview Farms cleared a hurdle last week with the closing of a $8.5 million sale for the property.

Menswear industry in throes of dynamic era

Jul 7

Mario Caston walked out of Allen Edmonds on Michigan Avenue, in Chicago, one recent afternoon wearing brand new Neumok wingtips in distressed brown leather — not to be confused with his old Neumok wingtips he was carrying in a shopping bag or the four other pairs...

Biographer speaks on getting to know Neil Armstrong

Jul 9

WAPAKONETA — Neil Armstrong was a man unknown to many. Perhaps unknown is too strong and more accurately, he was incorrectly described.

Saturday fundraiser set to help breast cancer patient

Jul 9

CRIDERSVILLE — Lima resident Tina Wilder's world was turned upside down this past February.“It was my first mammogram ever,” the 45-year-old mother of four said.

Nashville Crush to headline Friday fair concert

Jul 9

LIMA - The Allen County Fair Board has announced that Nashville Crush will be the headline act for Friday, Aug. 22.

Woman files wrongful death lawsuit against nursing home

Jul 9

LIMA — A woman handling the estate of a man filed a wrongful death lawsuit against a nursing home, claiming the care he received there was poor and led to his demise.

BEF Foods fiscal reports explain rush to renovate Lima plant

Jul 9

LIMA — Fiscal reports from 2014 show the loss to BEF Foods when a supplier unexpectedly quit, forcing the company to hurry the renovation process in Lima.

Judge gives scam artist jail sentence

Jul 9

LIMA — A man who scammed people out of money as a door-to-door salesman tried his best Wednesday to give a sales pitch to the judge to get out of jail.Judge David Cheney didn't buy it and made sure Joshua Hinshaw knew it.

Lawsuit filed over motorcycle crash

Jul 9

LIMA — An attorney representing the estate of a Lima man who died last year is suing a Spencerville man, claiming he caused the accident.

Neighborhood Support offers scholarship to attend conference

Jul 9

LIMA — Neighborhood Support is offering four scholarships to Lima community members who would like to attend the Regional Neighborhood Network Conference.

Town hall meeting about proposed wind farm

Jul 9

BELLEFONTAINE — A town hall meeting is being held for residents of Hardin and Logan counties about proposed industrial wind development.

Golf tournament to help infertile couples

Jul 9

MINSTER — A golf tournament benefiting infertile couples will be held on Aug. 30.The event, which raises money for Baby Quest Foundation, includes the tournament, a cook-out dinner, children activities and an after party.

United Way fundraising kick-off

Jul 9

LIMA — The United Way of Greater Lima Pilot Company Kick-Off begins at noon today for pilot companies to begin their fundraising campaigns.

Police calls

Jul 9

Police calls as of 9:20 a.m. Wednesday, July 9 from the Lima Police Department and Allen County Sheriff's Office.

Interactive database of crime in Lima area

Apr 9

Check out our interactive database of crime in Lima and Allen County.

Shelby, Auglaize counties avoid storm

Jul 9

SIDNEY - Weather warning sirens went off briefly in several parts of Shelby and Auglaize counties Tuesday, but it wasn't the result of a tornado being spotted.

Selective Service volunteers needed

Jul 9

LIMA - Even though there is no draft, there is a need to be ready in case a national emergency requires Selective Service to provide additional personnel to augment volunteer U.S forces.

Cable Road intersection closed today

Jul 9

LIMA - Cable Road at the intersection of Lakewood Avenue will be restricted to one lane Wednesday for storm sewer installation.The public is asked to use alternate routes during this time.

Lima Senior Class of 1969 reunion set

Jul 9

LIMA - The class reunion for Lima Senior Class of 1969 is Saturday at the City Club in Lima.Contact Lynette Sweet at 1950rams@gmail.com or at 419-604-5439 for information.

Salvation Army collecting school supplies

Jul 9

LIMA - The Salvation Army is seeking school supply donations and book bag donations for pupils going into kindergarten through fourth grade through Aug. 9.

Westgate: Lima's first shopping center

Jul 7

LIMA — The row of empty storefronts look out on Allentown Road over a parking lot with more potholes than pavement, a parking lot so barren a tumbleweed wouldn't seem out of place.

Elida clamps down on golf carts

Jul 8

ELIDA — Elida Village Council approved an emergency ordinance Tuesday that will implement stricter regulations on who can operate golf carts in the village and what will be required of those who do operate them.

Ohio Lottery Results for Tuesday, 8 July 2014

Jul 8

DAILY (Tuesday)Pick 3: 4-9-9 day, 7-5-8 nightPick 4: 8-8-8-8 day, 7-1-2-8 nightPick 5: 2-2-9-9-5 day, 9-3-9-2-4 nightRolling Cash 5: 2-16-29-32-35CLASSIC (Monday): 3-6-16-23-31-35KICKER: 009229

Man gets life sentence for raping 9-year-old girl

Jul 8

OTTAWA — A Continental man convicted of raping a 9-year-old girl was escorted out of the courtroom Tuesday to spend the rest of his life in prison while continuing to maintain his innocence.
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