RSS NEWS Feed Thu, 28 May 2015 04:01:59 EST 1800 Tuesday storms violent to south NEW KNOXVILLE — Parts of Auglaize County felt the brunt of the rain and wind storms Tuesday evening.The area saw lightning, thunderstorms and strong winds. Wed, 27 May 2015 20:41:04 EST Negotiations continue between UAW, Ford LIMA — United Automobile Workers Local 1219 and Ford Motor Co. Lima Engine Plant are currently negotiating the next contract, though national discussions have not yet started. Wed, 27 May 2015 20:11:02 EST Cancer survivor to speak at Lima First Assembly BLUFFTON — One of Jim Davis' bucket list items was to build his own plane and fly it to each of the 48 contiguous states. Cancer tried to rob him of that dream, like it has tried to rob millions of others. Wed, 27 May 2015 20:06:03 EST Mercer County unemployment hits historic low CELINA — Mercer County has always had one of the lowest unemployment rates in the state, but April's rate hit a new low. Wed, 27 May 2015 19:31:02 EST One dead in crash near Spencerville KOSSUTH — A Spencerville man is dead following a motorcycle and dumpster truck accident. Wed, 27 May 2015 19:11:04 EST Cargill donates ag safety tool AMERICAN TOWNSHIP — An aluminum tube may be what saves someone's life in a silo accident. Wed, 27 May 2015 19:01:02 EST Resident says she was duped into signing pot petition LIMA — With the November election coming soon, now is the time when petitions are often circulated door to door, trying to get voters to get various issues onto the ballot. However, as Lima resident Mary Curry has discovered, it is important to... Wed, 27 May 2015 18:41:02 EST Elida school board schedules special meeting ELIDA — The Elida Board of Education has scheduled a special meeting for 2:30 p.m. today. Wed, 27 May 2015 18:36:03 EST Lima ramps up parking law LIMA — The city is making more efforts to curb the number of lawn-parked vehicles. Wed, 27 May 2015 18:21:03 EST The Grounds Guys opens for business LIMA — Galen Miller said that opening the Grounds Guys franchise in Lima was taking the next step in professionalism. Wed, 27 May 2015 18:11:03 EST LCC teacher awarded Golden Apple Award LIMA — The third Lima Central Catholic teacher has been named as the “Golden Apple” recipient by the Diocese of Toledo. Wed, 27 May 2015 17:46:02 EST Husted announces June hours COLUMBUS – Secretary of State Jon Husted has announced June dates for regional office hours. Regional liaisons for the Secretary of State's office will be at the Mercer County District Public Library from 10 a.m. to noon June 12 and at... Wed, 27 May 2015 17:16:02 EST Cupp to give updates with area meetings LIMA — Ohio Rep. Bob Cupp will hold four legislative update meetings across Allen County Monday. Wed, 27 May 2015 17:16:01 EST Schoonover Pool to open June 6 LIMA — Schoonover Pool will begin its 2015 season June 6, according to the City of Lima Parks and Recreation Department. Wed, 27 May 2015 17:11:07 EST Kibby Street road work begins June 1 LIMA — While Dominion East Ohio and AEP Ohio have been working in the vicinity of Kibby Street between Pine Street and Bellefontaine Avenue, work on the road itself will begin June 1, according to the City of Lima Engineer's... Wed, 27 May 2015 17:11:04 EST Superior donates to United Way LIMA — After starting the Superior Foundation last year, Superior Federal Credit Union has looked for the right place to make its first donation. Wed, 27 May 2015 17:11:02 EST Police calls 500 block of Ashton Avenue, Lima — A man reported that another man he knew hit him in the face, temporarily knocking him unconscious on Wednesday. Wed, 27 May 2015 17:06:03 EST Education roundup UNOH to host Reverse Career FairThe University of Northwestern Ohio is hosting its first Reverse Career Fair for students in the Colleges of Business, Health Professions and Occupational Professions. Wed, 27 May 2015 17:06:02 EST Automakers ahead of schedule for 2020 fuel economy targets The auto industry is making significant strides toward increasing fuel efficiency and is ahead of schedule in meeting strict federal fuel economy goals, according to a new analysis by the Union of Concerned Scientists. Wed, 27 May 2015 16:56:04 EST Jerry Zezima: What’s in a name? Ask Poppie I have been called many things in my life, not all of them repeatable in polite company, which I am seldom in anyway.But the one I love to hear repeated is Poppie, which is what I am called by my 2-year-old granddaughter, Chloe. Wed, 27 May 2015 16:46:04 EST