RSS NEWS Feed Fri, 19 Sep 2014 19:56:32 EST 1800 Census data shows poverty rate lower in Allen County LIMA — Allen County poverty rates are lower than those in both the state and country, what Brett Porter calls a “feather in the county's cap.” Fri, 19 Sep 2014 19:56:04 EST Dems tour through Lima LIMA — Filled to capacity, Happy Daz on North West Street held supporters of the Ohio Democratic Party's bus tour throughout Ohio, campaigning for the upcoming election. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 19:52:03 EST Collision splits vehicle in half SHELBY COUNTY — Failing to stop at a stop sign led to a two-vehicle accident at state Route 119 at Lochard Road Friday, splitting one vehicle in half. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 19:41:03 EST Feeling the sting BLUFFTON — For some, bees are simply insects that bother you at picnics or leave you with a nasty sting. However, honeybees are essential to not only produce that sweet product they are named for, but also to pollinate a variety of plants,... Fri, 19 Sep 2014 19:39:06 EST Meth lab investigation leads to 4 arrests CELINA — A joint investigation with the Mercer County Sheriff's Office and the Celina Police Department resulted in the arrest of four people involved in a meth lab investigation. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 19:30:03 EST Local opens yoga studio, hopes to offer healthy stress relief LIMA — In February, Angie Poe quit her job of 18 years with the county and started her own yoga studio, realizing she wanted to do something else for the rest of her life. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 18:49:05 EST Twelve wheelchairs for 12 years LIMA — Timothy Donovan has a very proud grandmother in Lima. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 18:35:03 EST Husted’s office to hold office hours in Lima LIMA — Secretary of State Jon Husted's office is holding open office hours across Ohio during September so residents can learn about the secretary. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 18:07:05 EST Bluffton to hold open house BLUFFTON — Bluffton schools will hold a district-wide open house on Sept. 22 for parents and community members. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 18:05:03 EST Manufacturing course for potential employees LIMA — The West Central Ohio Manufacturing Consortium, a group which features some of the area's most prominent companies, is sponsoring a free course to teach potential employees the skills to enhance their chances for a career in... Fri, 19 Sep 2014 18:04:04 EST Apollo offers free GED practice tests LIMA — Apollo Career Center's ABLE/GED program is offering free GED practice tests through their See For Free program. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:56:03 EST Special speaker planned at church LIMA — The community is invited to attend special services at Grace Church Worldwide Ministries, 2945 Wells Drive, beginning at 11 a.m. Sunday. Guest speaker will be the Rev. Tony Joiner. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:39:08 EST Police calls Police calls as of 8:50 a.m. Friday, Sept. 19, from the Delphos Police Department, Lima Police Department and Allen County Sheriff's Office: Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:36:04 EST Two welders in stable condition following Celina explosion CELINA — Two men welding at Mercer Landmark when an explosion occurred were in a Fort Wayne hospital Friday being treated for injuries.Chad Reynolds and Thomas Haines were taken to a hospital in Coldwater then transferred... Fri, 19 Sep 2014 14:30:06 EST Shawnee roundabout project shifts onto temporary pavement SHAWNEE TOWNSHIP — New signs will be installed Saturday on Shawnee and Fort Amanda roads for the Shawnee Road roundabout project, to assist the project contractor in laying pavement. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 14:27:03 EST Chief to hold Oktoberfest beer tasting to raise money for ALL LIMA — The Chief Supermarket on South Cable Road is sponsoring an open house Oktoberfest beer tasting from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 14:24:02 EST Motorhome catches fire in Perry Township PERRY TOWNSHIP — A motorhome caught fire Wednesday, when a man was attempting to get the engine to start. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 14:23:02 EST School delays for Friday, Sept. 19 Foggy conditions led some schools to delay the start of classes Friday: Fri, 19 Sep 2014 08:39:55 EST Columbus Grove home destroyed by fire COLUMBUS GROVE — In the early morning hours this morning, a home in Columbus Grove burned to the ground, destroying the property in its entirety. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 08:39:06 EST ‘Cat on a Hot Tin Roof’ comes to Encore Theatre LIMA — It is one of the greatest plays of the 20th century and one of Tennessee Williams' best-known works, and for the next two weekends, “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof” will be coming to Lima at Encore Theatre. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 12:28:05 EST