St. Marys man and FDNY firefighter connect after 15 years

St. Marys man and FDNY firefighter connect after 15 years

ST. MARYS — Tyler Coffey, of St. Marys, learned in an emotional way this week that kind words carry a lot of weight.Coffey wrote a letter when h...

September 9th, 2016 |  


House passes Sept. 11 legislation as Obama veto threat looms

House passes Sept. 11 legislation as Obama veto threat looms

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress sent President Barack Obama a bipartisan bill that would allow families of Sept. 11 victims to sue the government of ...

September 9th, 2016 |  


Local school advocacy group asking for reduction in testing

Local school advocacy group asking for reduction in testing

LIMA — An advocacy group made up of 40 local school districts is taking advantage of recent legislation to put more emphasis on local control fo...

September 9th, 2016 |  



Lima raid nets cocaine, drug paraphernalia

Lima raid nets cocaine, drug paraphernalia

LIMA — The West Central Ohio Crime Task Force served a drug-related search warrant with the assistance of the Allen County Sheriff’s Offic...

September 9th, 2016 |  


Cops: Photos of boy with passed-out adults show drug scourge

Cops: Photos of boy with passed-out adults show drug scourge

CLEVELAND (AP) — A safety director in a city that released photos of a 4-year-old boy in a vehicle with two adults slumped over after overdosing...

September 9th, 2016 |  


Wonderfully Made Boutique owner has passion for fashion

Wonderfully Made Boutique owner has passion for fashion

WAPAKONETA — Wonderfully Made Boutique owner Megan Opperman has turned an affinity for fashion into a thriving business in downtown Wapakoneta.L...

September 9th, 2016 |  


Delphos man on Ohio Farm Bureau Policy Development Committee

Delphos man on Ohio Farm Bureau Policy Development Committee

DELPHOS — Mike Poling, of Delphos, is serving on the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation Policy Development Committee. Poling is the state trustee repre...

September 9th, 2016 |  


Orientation planned for new docents at museum

Orientation planned for new docents at museum

LIMA — An orientation for new volunteers at the Allen County Museum will be from 9:30 a.m. to noon Monday, followed by enrichment sessions for n...

September 9th, 2016 |  


Master sergeant to speak at University of Northwestern Ohio

Master sergeant to speak at University of Northwestern Ohio

LIMA — The Lima Police Department, in conjunction with the University of Northwestern Ohio, will welcome Master Sgt. Sean A. Clifton to the UNOH...

September 9th, 2016 |  


Cole Street railroad crossing to close for five days

Cole Street railroad crossing to close for five days

LIMA — The railroad crossing at Cole Street will be closed starting Monday, according to City of Lima Engineer Kirk Niemeyer.The closure will al...

September 9th, 2016 |