Alberta Lee, first woman elected Allen Co. Commissioner, dies at 89
LIMA — A role model in the City of Lima has passed away. Alberta Lee was the first woman to hold a county-wide office serving as an Allen County Commissioner. Lee was first elected into office in 1990 and served as a commissioner until 2002.
Donald Trump indicted; 1st ex-president charged with crime
NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump has been indicted by a Manhattan grand jury, prosecutors and defense lawyers said Thursday, making him the first former U.S. president to face a criminal charge and jolting his bid to retake the White House next year.
Lima man sentenced to prison for organizing drug scheme
LIMA — A Lima man was sentenced to four years in prison Thursday for his part in a drug trafficking scheme.
Putnam County having landline issues
PUTNAM COUNTY — Landline phones in Putnam County are experiencing issues impacting their ability to reach 911, according to a press release from the county sheriff’s office.
No one injured in Shawnee Twp. school bus crash
SHAWNEE TOWNSHIP — No one was injured Thursday morning when a car rear-ended a school bus in front of the Pony Keg convenience store in Shawnee Township just after 8:30 a.m.
Roundup: Elida edges LCC in softball
ELIDA — Winning pitcher Kylie Biglow allowed no earned runs, five hits and a walk while striking out five in seven innings as Elida defeated Lima Central Catholic 2-1 in high school softball Thursday.
Wapakoneta shares state of the city
WAPAKONETA — Elected officials Steve Henderson and John Bergman, alongside Wapakoneta schools Superintendent Aaron Rex delivered the State of the City. On Thursday afternoon, each entity shared recent improvements and how the city hopes to move forward. The mayor of Wapakoneta, Henderson, focused on the quality of life, economic development and infrastructure.
Smith, Muryn set example for women in leadership
ADA — Empowering young women can involve providing them with the tools, resources and opportunities they need to reach their full potential and pursue their goals. The Girls Increasing Representation Leadership Summit on Thursday at Ohio Northern University promoted the importance of leadership among young girls.
Used car prices are surging. Here’s why you should buy now
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Manchester proposes to thwart speaker on 60% vote threshold
COLUMBUS (AP) — A state lawmaker has made a procedural move that could force a vote in the Ohio House on a proposal to make it more difficult to amend the Ohio Constitution, a change that could impact an effort under way abortion rights advocates.