Shoe Fetish co-owners (from left) Natasha Mears, Demont Watkins and Jill Whitmore have opened up a new shoe and accessory boutique at Lima Center on Elida Road. Heather Rutz photo
Grand opening of Ruler Foods on Elida Road.
Gary Jones becomes emotional Thursday in Lima Municipal Court after his preliminary hearing before Judge Richard Warren.
Michael Fay, 17, holds his mother's hand in Putnam Common Pleas Court before Juvenile Judge Michael Borer on Friday afternoon.
Ptl. Ron Tullis of the St. Rita's Police Department and Dispatcher Rhonda Mowery work the monitors in the dispatch room.
Brian Green is escorted from Allen County Common Pleas Court after being sentenced for rape.Sentencing
The Lima Police Department hopes to identify this woman, who stole a basket full of groceries from the Walmart on Lima's Allentown Road. (Photo courtesy of Lima Police Department)
Gary Jones is seated before Judge Jeffrey Reed in Allen County Common Pleas Court as he changed his plea Tuesday afternoon.
Emergency personnel react after John M. Heffner was shot Wednesday outside the Lima Police Department building.
Defendant Travis Cook gazes at the ceiling during his sentencing hearing Wednesday afternoon in the Allen County Common Pleas Court. Jay Sowers - The Lima News
Mike Garlock chips a ball onto the green during the final hole of the final round of the Dr. Pepper tournament against Brad Wannemacher on the afternoon of June 6 at the Hawthorne Hills Golf Course. Garlock won the tournament five points ahead of Wannemacher.
In what is being described as a change in direction, the Allen Metropolitan Housing Authority voted today to end the employment of Executive Director Cindi Ring.
Lima Central Catholic's Martyce Kimbrough drives to the basket against Allen East during Friday's game at Allen East High School. RICHARD PARRISH / The Lima News
Defendant Charles McGuire looks to his attorney during a preliminary hearing in Lima Municipal Court on Friday morning. Jay Sowers - The Lima News
Columbus Grove's Dylan Vogt lets out a yell Friday while competing in the shot put during the Putnam County League track meet at Columbus Grove. Vogt won both the shot put and discus.Putnam County League Track Meet
Lima Central Catholic's MyKale Rogers competes in the 4x100 Meter Relay during Saturday's Gold Medal Track and Field Meet held at Ottawa-Glandorf High School. RICHARD PARRISH / The Lima News
For the past six years, Karen Ciurca-Weiner has been helping her clients organize, including Lynne Weisberg's closet in Pikesville, Maryland. (Doug Kapustin/Baltimore Sun/MCT)10000000, Krtfeatures Features, Krtlifestyle Lifestyle, Krtnational National, Leisure, Lif, Krtedonly, Mct, 10009000, Fea, Krthome Home House Housing, Lei, 2012, Krt2012
Bath Wildcat multi-sport athletes, Logan and Conner Rockhold
Leisl Sondheimer is seated in her living room near an oil painting of her when she was 4 years old living in Germany. The painting was one of a few items she brought to America when her husband and daughters fled Nazi Germany in 1938. Mrs. Sondheimer turnLeisl Sondheimer
Ottoville senior Rachel Turnwald looks for an open shot to the basket during the Division III District tournament hosted at the Lima Senior High School gymnasium on Thursday evening. Amanda Wilson -The Lima News
Austin Howard (left) and Eric Ewen train at Lima Combat Sports on Monday located at 2137 Elida Road. The facility offers Martial Arts Styles of Brazilian Jiu-jitsu, Jiu-Jitsu, Judo, Kick Boxing, Mixed Martial Arts (MMA), Muay Thai and Wrestling. RICHARD PARRISH / The Lima News
Father David Ross said Pope Benedict XVI deserves a rest at age 85. “There’s been speculation in the news about this for years, especially with John Paul II and his declining years,” Ross said. “As I look at the circumstances around his resignation, the pope deserves a nice rest.”
Temple Christian's Justin Kroehler shoots against Jackson Center's Alex Meyer during Saturday's game at Temple Christian High School. RICHARD PARRISH / The Lima News
Lima Central Catholic's Martyce Kimbrough dribbles the ball down the court against Bath's Conner Rockhold (3) during Saturday's game at Edward C. Herr Gymnasium. RICHARD PARRISH / The Lima News
Ottoville's Rachel Turnwald makes one of several three-pointers. Kalida's Kylie Osterhage defends. Ottoville at Kalida in Girls basketball on Jan. 3, 2012 photo by DENNIS SAAM for The Lma NewsOttoville At Kalida
Jerry "Pickle" Felter and J.R. Riestenberg stand in front of Liberty Elementary's art class to accept the "Blue Pickle." The Blue Pickle is an award of appreciation for Felter's work to bring blues musicians and other artists to Liberty Elementary.
Gary E. Jones
An artist rendition shows what Old City Prime is expected to look like when completed at the site of former Main Street Bistro, 213 S. Main St., Lima.
Delphos Jefferson Wildcat Jordan Herron delivers a pitch to the plate in a non-conference game against the Perry Commodores.
Spinach stracciatella soup is a quick, dinner offering with minimal ingredients. (Ellise Pierce/Fort Worth Star-Telegram/MCT)10000000, Krtfeatures Features, Krtlifestyle Lifestyle, Krtnational National, Leisure, Lif, Krtedonly, Mct, 10003000, Fea, Gastronomy, Krtfood Food, Lei, 2013, Krt2013
LCC outside hitter Rachael Illig tries to block a tip from Ottawa-Glendorf outside hitter Shannon Roof while LCC's Kacy Querry looks on at LCC Tuesday night. The defending state champion Thunderbirds won 3-0.Lcc, O-g, Volleyball
Bath's Julia Miller hits the ball against Crestview during the game at the Bath High School diamonds on Wednesday evening. Amanda Wilson -The Lima News
Brian Smith in court for sentencing before Judge Jeffrey Reed on Thursday morning.
Molly Maag of Ottoville finishes the final stretch of the Columbus Grove Cross Country Invitiational at a sprint. Maag finished fourth overall in her division of the run.Columbus Grove, Cross Country, Ottoville
Emergency personnel respond Wednesday after Lima Police Sgt. Dave Gillispie shot John Heffner as Heffner attacked him with a screwdriver.
Lima Central Catholic's Brandon McCormick during Saturday's Division III state wrestling tournament at Jerome Schottenstein Center in Columbus. RICHARD PARRISH / The Lima News
Herb Lauer, a Perry High School teacher, portrays the principal and reacts to students dancing around him during a video taping of the "Harlem Shake." The video raised money for Faith Harvest Food Pantry.
Michael Shawn Upshaw