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Today’s latest updates on the coronavirus pandemic

Today’s latest updates on the coronavirus pandemic

ONE NEW DEATH IN REGION There was one new death reported in the region in the 24-hour period ending at 2 p.m. Friday. The newest death was in Putnam County. It involved a man older than 80 who died Jan. 6 after an onset date of Jan. 7. • Allen County Public...

Monster truck show won’t return to Lima

Monster truck show won’t return to Lima

LIMA — The 4-Wheel Jamboree, which brought 30,000-plus people and $6.5 million in tourism to Lima each year, won’t be returning to the Allen County Fairgrounds. Organizers of the annual monster truck show, which brought Bigfoot and Grave Digger to Lima,...

Mild earthquake reported northwest of Fort Shawnee

Mild earthquake reported northwest of Fort Shawnee

SHAWNEE TOWNSHIP – Dozens of Shawnee Township residents who reported feeling tremors shortly after midnight Friday were not imagining things. The United States Geological Survey agency reported a 2.4 magnitude earthquake took place at approximately 12:22 a.m.,...





Lima Municipal Court records

Lima Municipal Court records

Jan. 15 Jaimie L. Bailey, 30, of 1138 Fett Ave, Lima, found guilty of criminal damaging/endangering. Sentence: 90 days jail. 90 days suspended. $150 fine. Keaton T. Dunklee, 20, of 2170 N Cool Rd, Lima, pleaded guilty to found guilty of theft. Sentence: 30 days jail....

Police: Thief berated mom for leaving kid in car he stole

Police: Thief berated mom for leaving kid in car he stole

BEAVERTON, Ore. (AP) — A car thief who found a toddler in the backseat of a stolen vehicle drove back and chastised the mother for leaving the child unattended before taking off again, police in Oregon said. The woman went into a grocery store about 15 feet (5...