19 Hawthorne event center opens

19 Hawthorne event center opens

BATH TOWNSHIP — Randy and Dana Jones and Brian Egbert and family have waited five years for this day to come.On Thursday evening, they werenR...

September 16th, 2021 |  


Mayoral candidates talk labor, diversity at intense debate

Mayoral candidates talk labor, diversity at intense debate

LIMA — The community got its second of three chances to hear from Lima’s mayoral candidates on Thursday night. Sharetta Smith and Elizabet...

September 16th, 2021 |  


World’s largest trees under siege from California wildfire as sequoias face new perils

World’s largest trees under siege from California wildfire as sequoias face new perils

SPRINGVILLE, Calif. — Deep inside the heart of Sequoia National Park lies a cathedral-like grove that is home to thousands of towering sequoia t...

September 16th, 2021 |  



German town seeks owner of baby ostrich found in local park

German town seeks owner of baby ostrich found in local park

BERLIN (AP) — Is anyone missing an ostrich?An animal shelter says it is looking for the owner of an ostrich chick that was found in the German t...

September 16th, 2021 |  


Lima Municipal Court records

Lima Municipal Court records

Sept. 10Samuel Arrick, 27, of 606 E 3rd St, Lima, found guilty of OVI. Sentence: 90 days jail. 70 days suspended. $600 fine.Terrah M. Baughman, 31, of...

September 16th, 2021 |  


Putnam County Common Pleas Court

Putnam County Common Pleas Court

Sept. 3 Nathaniel A. Estill, 36, 419 Scott St., Lima, was sentenced to six months in jail for nonsupport of dependents. He was given credit for 14 day...

September 16th, 2021 |  


Activists demand tougher federal review of Columbus police

Activists demand tougher federal review of Columbus police

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The announcement that the U.S. Justice Department will provide technical assistance to Columbus police — at the city̵...

September 16th, 2021 |  


FBI, task force raids in Lima net drugs, guns and money

FBI, task force raids in Lima net drugs, guns and money

LIMA — The West Central Ohio Crime Task Force, with assistance from the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s North West Ohio Safe Streets Tas...

September 16th, 2021 |  


855 Afghan refugees coming to Ohio

855 Afghan refugees coming to Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Nearly 900 Afghan refugees will be arriving in Ohio and placed within eight local resettlement agencies as part of the first gr...

September 16th, 2021 |  


Project Lifesaver sign-up fees waived in Putnam County

Project Lifesaver sign-up fees waived in Putnam County

OTTAWA — The Putnam County Sheriffs Office, in conjunction with the Putnam County Board of MRDD, has announced that Project Lifesaver is once ag...

September 16th, 2021 |