Putnam County court records

Putnam County Common Pleas CourtNov. 25Thomas O. Hollingsworth, Jr., 23, 309 S. Woodline, Lima, pleaded guilty to inducing panic. He faces up to 18 mo...

December 8th, 2015 |  


Dollar General store opens in Huntsville

HUNTSVILLE — A new Dollar General store opened in Huntsville.The store, located at 6793 Lima Street, opened Nov. 22 and celebrated its grand ope...

December 8th, 2015 |  


Education Roundup

Elida parent/teacher conferences scheduledELIDA — Elida High School parent/teachers conferences will be held from 4 to 7:30 p.m. Dec. 16. To sch...

December 8th, 2015 |  



John Grindrod: In my youth, the Hi Grade got the highest grade

John Grindrod: In my youth, the Hi Grade got the highest grade

There’s something about driving around Lima when it comes to conjuring up memories. Lima is the town where I did most of my growing up after mov...

December 8th, 2015 |  


Wobler quits Putnam County elections board to run for commissioner

Wobler quits Putnam County elections board to run for commissioner

OTTAWA — A member of Putnam County’s Board of Elections resigned Tuesday so he could run for Putnam County commissioner.Tony Wobler, 62, o...

December 8th, 2015 updated: December 8th, 2015. |  


Elida lifts boil water alert

ELIDA — Residents in parts of Elida no longer need to boil their water before using it, as of 1:15 p.m. Tuesday.The village of Elida originally ...

December 8th, 2015 |  


Blind voters sue over access to absentee ballots in Ohio

COLUMBUS (AP) — Several blind voters and an advocacy group for the blind sued Ohio’s elections chief on Monday over the accessibility of h...

December 7th, 2015 |  


Lima set to open second police substation

LIMA — Lima City Council approved a lease agreement with St. Mark United Methodist Church to open its second policing substation as part of its ...

December 7th, 2015 |  


State lawmakers in 10 states push debt-free college options

COLUMBUS (AP) — Lawmakers in 10 states launched a legislative push Monday intended to make debt-free public college a priority of the 2016 elect...

December 7th, 2015 |  


2 men hospitalized in Sunday morning shooting in Lima

LIMA — Police were investigating the shooting of two men early Sunday.Jaishaun Ball, 27, of Lima, and Keonte Williams, 23, of Georgia, were shot...

December 7th, 2015 |