RSS Feed Wed, 6 May 2015 22:34:52 EST 1800 New law creates open alcohol container areas LIMA — A new law could change how people enjoy alcoholic beverages in public. Wed, 6 May 2015 22:31:03 EST Paxson not guilty LIMA — After looking somewhat tense for most of the day, Tyler Paxson seemed to be in instant relief as a jury of eight women and four men handed down a not guilty verdict after a little more more than three hours of deliberation... Wed, 6 May 2015 22:26:03 EST LeBron’s fires in 33 to even series with Bulls CLEVELAND — LeBron James attacked from the start and scored 33 points, Kyrie Irving added 21 and the Cleveland Cavaliers evened their semifinal series with Chicago with a 106-91 victory over the Bulls in Game 2 on Wednesday... Wed, 6 May 2015 22:16:05 EST Police pay respects to fallen officers LIMA — Sheriff Sam Crish stood before the group gathered Wednesday for the annual police memorial march and service thankful he wasn't adding the name of one of his deputies or any other officer to the list of those killed on... Wed, 6 May 2015 22:01:05 EST Ohio Lottery Results for Wednesday, May 6, 2015 DAILY (Wednesday)Pick 3: 0-7-4 day, 4-9-8 nightPick 4: 8-4-2-1 day, 4-7-3-4 nightPick 5: 8-4-8-5-5 day, 9-2-5-6-7 nightRolling Cash 5: 6-811-24-36CLASSIC (Wednesday): 15-20-22-28-33-45 Wed, 6 May 2015 21:46:05 EST Elks recognizes county’s top students LIMA — It was a tough decision. Wed, 6 May 2015 21:41:04 EST Columbus Groves wins PCL softball title COLUMBUS GROVE — Columbus Grove won the Putnam County League softball championship with a 14-2 PCL victory over Kalida.It marked the Bulldogs' second straight PCL softball title. Wed, 6 May 2015 21:36:04 EST Everyone a winner at Chamber Awards Gala LIMA — Though six people left as winners at the Lima/Allen County Chamber of Commerce Awards Gala, Adah Ellerbrock said all the finalists seemed to feel like winners. Wed, 6 May 2015 21:31:04 EST Davenport eliminates UNOH ADRIAN, Mich. — University of Northwestern Ohio knocked off Madonna, but fell to Davenport in the Wolverine Hoosier Athletic Conference baseball tournament at Siena Heights. Wed, 6 May 2015 21:26:04 EST 14-run inning powers Shawnee over Allen East HARROD – One team exploded, at the same time its opponent was imploding in high school baseball Wednesday at Allen East. Wed, 6 May 2015 20:51:05 EST Children’s safety event held in Putnam County OTTAWA — They are among the most vulnerable of the population, seemingly in constant need of protection. However, for several kindergartners in Putnam County, the Safety City program aims to give them the tools and knowledge to protect... Wed, 6 May 2015 19:41:03 EST Shawnee Township bank robbed SHAWNEE TOWNSHIP — Police officials were seeking the public's help in finding a woman who robbed a bank Tuesday at closing time. Wed, 6 May 2015 19:36:03 EST Patrol Plans OVI sobriety checkpoint this week LIMA — The Ohio State Highway Patrol announced that troopers will operate a checkpoint to deter and intercept impaired drivers this week. Wed, 6 May 2015 19:26:09 EST Camp Swoneky seeks summer campers LEBANON — Camp Swoneky is accepting sign-ups for its summer program.Taking place June 14 to June 30, the camp is available for children ages 7 through 13 at $20 per camp. Wed, 6 May 2015 19:26:07 EST Letter carriers to hold food drive Saturday LIMA — The National Association of Letter Carriers will be holding its yearly “Stamp Out Hunger” food drive on Saturday. Wed, 6 May 2015 19:26:04 EST Portions of Sugar Creek ditch project recessed or dismissed LIMA — While major portions of the Sugar Creek watershed ditch project were approved by Allen and Putnam county commissioners Tuesday, some of the project's smaller amendments were either dismissed or recessed to a later date. Wed, 6 May 2015 19:21:09 EST Williams sworn in as police chaplain LIMA — Lima Police Department Chaplain James Neighbors now has a new partner in meeting the spiritual needs of the city's law enforcement officers. Wed, 6 May 2015 19:21:04 EST Coming full circle LIMA — The Rev. Anthony Rudolph originally came to Lima in the 1990s to sell drugs. He recently returned to share something else with the community: the Gospel. Wed, 6 May 2015 19:01:08 EST Religion briefs Rummage sale planned at church Wed, 6 May 2015 19:01:04 EST Police calls 500 block of Flanders Avenue, Lima — A 55-year-old man reported Wednesday someone broke into his home. Wed, 6 May 2015 18:41:03 EST