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Early strawberry season near Lima

LIMA — Following two years of diminished crops due to late spring frosts, this strawberry season is booming with blooming plants. The strawberry picking season in 2021 lasted just three days at JK Orchard and Farm, which began its pick-your-own strawberry business six years ago. Due to good weather, this year’s picking season arrived two weeks early, and co-owner Karen Wince expects it to last three weeks or longer.
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Three injured in head-on collision

QUINCY, Ohio (WDTN) – Three people were injured, and one is in critical condition after a head-on crash Friday night. Crews responded to a two-car crash on Route 70 in Quincy at 9:41 am, said the Logan County Sheriff’s Office. When crews arrived on the scene, they found three people had been involved in the […]

Two diplomas in one month for Delphos grad

DELPHOS — Lizzie Chung graduated from Delphos Jefferson High school Saturday. That was her second graduation this month. She graduated from The Ohio State University with a degree in biology almost two weeks earlier. “My ultimate goal is to go to Harvard Medical School’s M.D./Ph.D. program to study neurosurgery...
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Letter: Heartbeat of Lima is controversial place

I write in reference to an article of May 20th on Heartbeat pf Lima. This article reads like The Lima News is covering a local coffee shop moving to a new location and expanding its menu. At no point is there any recognition that facilities like Heartbeat are highly controversial. They have in the past tended to misrepresent themselves in a way that leads pregnant girls and women to believe they offer abortion services. When the women get inside, the staff proceeds to shame and frighten them into carrying their pregnancies to term, often with serious health risks to the women.
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100th birthday: Mary Fetter

LIMA — Mary Fetter is celebrating her 100th birthday. A card shower would be appreciated, with cards going to Mary at 2440 Baton Rouge Ave.; Lima, OH 45805, Room 607. Fetter was born May 23, 1922, in Lima. On Oct. 23, she married Tom Fetter, who preceded her in death.
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Roses and Thorns

The roses are popping up like crazy this week while keeping the thorns at bay. Rose: To Phil Osmon, who recently retired from Hofeller, Hiatt & Clark in downtown Lima after 55 years there. He worked his way up through the business over the years and helped thousands of men dress their best over the years.

KMS Students Visit Plaza Inn

Several Kenton Middle School students took a field trip to the Plaza Inn Casual Family Restaurant in Mt. Victory this morning. The school’s cooking and baking leadership club went on the trip. The students learned about restaurant style cooking and preparation. They made pizzas, pickled beets, and applesauce.
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Sample food, drinks during ‘Taste of Wapakoneta’

WAPAKONETA — Taste of Wapakoneta starts at 5 p.m. Friday, June 3 at Twelve Oak Boutique, 22 E. Auglaize St., Wapakoneta. A ticket provides a passport to stroll through downtown Wapakoneta and receive a sample when visiting participating food and beverage stops. Tickets are $30 each via All...

HN Students Plant Pollinator Plots at Dunkirk Park

Hardin Northern first grade students, The Village of Dunkirk and Hardin County Pheasants Forever teamed up to plant a pollinator plot at the Dunkirk Park. The village prepared the area and Pheasants Forever provided flower seeds to plant. The first grade studied bees earlier in the year as part of...

Ribbon cut at new Subway location

PERRY TOWNSHIP — There was a ribbon-cutting at 1495 Bellefontaine Avenue on Tuesday morning. A new Subway on the east side of Lima is set to open. Paige Collins cut the ribbon and shared her vision for the new eatery. “The (Subway) located on Harding Highway will be closing. There is better parking, a bigger restaurant, more seating, a drive-through, and easier in and out here. It is our fresh fit location so it’s completely different than all the Subways. The drive-through is definitely going to add a new piece that the east side has been wanting for a while.”

Findlay Airport receives details plans to reconstruct north apron

TOLEDO, Ohio — The City of Findlay Airport has secured funds to revamp its North Aircraft Parking Apron starting in late summer. A new concrete parking hardstand will allow larger aircrafts, provide improved drainage and have clear pavement markings thanks to a $1.8 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation.

Findlay Airport Receives $1.8M

TOTAL COST FAA SHARE (90%) STATE SHARE (5%) LOCAL SHARE (5%) Russell Boroski, Aviation Planner from RS&H says that “The project also includes two bid alternates to further rehabilitate (mill and overlay) the adjacent tie-down apron (Bid Alt 1) and T-hangar taxilane (Bid Alt 2). These bid alternates are anticipated to be performed under the same contract as the base bid utilizing 100% (City) funds and seeking reimbursement for the AIP [Airport Improvement Plan]-eligible elements of each alternate in FY 2023.
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Learn archery May 25 at parks district program

SPENCERVILLE — The Johnny Appleseed Metropolitan Parks District will offer a one-hour beginning archery program from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. or from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, May 25 at Evans Archery Range at Kendrick Woods, 1376 N. St. Marys Road, Spencerville. Participants ages 9 through adult...
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Let yourself go

• Packer Historical Center, 112 W. Main St., Anna, is open Sundays from 1 to 4 p.m. • Martial arts classes teaching karate and jujitsu will be held from children aged 6 through adults at the Sidney-Shelby County YMCA. Classes will be held on Fridays from 6 to 7 p.m. for beginners at a cost of $22 for members and $40 for non-members for four classes. Advanced classes will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. and cost $44 for members and $80 for non-members for four classes. All classes are taught by Sensei David Smith, in partnership with Jukido-Kai School-Martial Arts.

22 dogs rescued from ‘deplorable’ conditions

LIMA — Donations have started to pour in to the Ohio SPCA/Humane Society shelter in Lima as word spreads that 22 German Shepherd dogs were rescued by the non-profit agency earlier this week from what were described as “deplorable” living conditions. Jason Asoro, who manages the Humane...

Petting zoo brings joy to residents of Lima Convalescent Home

A mobile zoo made its way to a Lima nursing home. Lima Convalescent Home residents and staff were able to come outside and not only enjoy the great weather, but pet some zoo animals as well. The Jungle Island Zoo, a mobile exotic animal petting zoo set up in front...