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Sidney Daily News

Man hit by car

A man is evaluated by Sidney firefighters after he was struck by a car while trying to cross East Court Street next to Vera Event Rentals formerly the location of the Alpha Center shortly before 3 p.m. on Friday, June 24. The Sidney Police Department is investigating. No other information was available by press time.
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Lima News

Ada motorcyclist injured in ramp mishap

RICHLAND TOWNSHIP — An Ada man suffered serious injuries Thursday night after his motorcycle lost control and struck a concrete divider on a highway entrance ramp before hitting an oncoming semi truck. Matthew S. Campbell, 37, of Ada, was transported to Bluffton Hospital by an unknown third party before...
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Lima News

Allen County sheriff’s office IDs man who allegedly shot deputy

LIMA — Authorities on Friday identified the man who allegedly shot a deputy in the face early Tuesday morning and died in the gunfire exchange. Quincy J. Pritchett, 43, of Lima, has been positively identified as the deceased suspect, according to a press release from the Allen County Sheriff’s Office.
Lima News

Dunlap on paid leave for Wapak incident

WAPAKONETA — A Lima police officer arrested in Wapakoneta Sunday has been placed on paid administrative leave pending the results of a criminal investigation. Tyler Dunlap, 28, was charged with obstructing official business, resisting arrest and misconduct at an emergency in Wapakoneta after he reportedly interfered with EMS efforts to provide medical aid to a woman Sunday evening, according to court records and news reports.
Urbana Citizen


Meet Quinton! Quinton is a super sweet little 2-month-old black and white male kitten who loves to play and snuggle. He will bring joy and smiles with all his purrs when he goes home with you. Come meet him today at PAWS Animal Shelter, 1535 West U.S. Highway 36, Urbana, Ohio.

Panera ‘at-home’ chowder recalled

(WWTI) — One lot of Panera’s at Home Southwest Corn Chowder which was sold in 12 states across the nation, including New York, has been recalled. According to the United States Food and Drug Administration, 2,569 cases of the 16-ounce chowder were recalled due to an undeclared wheat allergen. The item was only sold in refrigerated cases in the deli department of select retail grocery stores but was not sold at any Panera bakery cafe.
Lima News

Roses and Thorns

Things seem downright rosy in the garden this week, as we recognize some people doing things the right way. Rose: To Lima police officers Blake Van Vorce, George Caldwell and Riley Brubaker, who were commended this week for disarming a man with a gun in a domestic dispute. It’s reassuring to see police officers successfully deescalate situations.
Sidney Daily News

Beating the heat

Portia Hill, 10, of Sidney, takes her turn to go down a slip-n-slide during a water party behind a house on Twinbrook Place. The water party, held on Friday, June 24, featured lots of water balloons and water guns. Portia is the daughter of Paula and Zach Hill.
Farm and Dairy

ONLINE: Shotguns, rifle with scope, gun barrels, and misc.

ONLINE AUCTION WESTERN RESERVE AUCTION CENTER 1221 W. WESTERN RESERVE ROAD, YOUNGSTOWN, OH 44514 ONLINE BIDDING ENDS: MONDAY, JUNE 27, 2022 @ 1:00 PM SHOTGUNS ~ RIFLE WITH SCOPE ~ GUN BARRELS ~ GUN SAFE NOTE: Transfer of guns will be handled by Expert Outfitters Gun Shop & guns can be picked up at their shop at 9074 Market St, N. Lima, OH 44452. Please call them at 330-965-9620 to schedule appointment. There is a transfer fee of $35.00 per gun. Pickup of everything else: By appointment only! Terms: 15% Buyer’s premium. Visa & MC only. Bidding closes for the first item at 1:00 PM then 1 item per minute thereafter until the last item is sold.
Urbana Citizen

CCPA tour features succulents specialists

Joining the Chanpaign County Preservation Alliance’s 28th Annual Historic Home and Garden tour this weekend, June 25-26, is the Alpine Cottage Garden from Terre Haute. Don and Vicki Fligor have gardened for 25-plus years with a special interest and love for succulents. There are hundreds of varieties of succulents and during the last seven years, the Fligors have concentrated on discovering and propagating new varieties.

Great Ohio Bicycle Adventure Arrives to Wapakoneta

The Great Ohio Bicycle Adventure, also known as GOBA, rolled into the Auglaize County Fairgrounds in Wapakoneta on Monday. GOBA is an annual eight-day bicycle tour. On average, bicyclists ride 50 miles per day exploring the different attractions and destinations that predetermined host cities have to offer. Host cities also provide a large camping site for riders known as a Gobaville. This year, the tour takes place in western Ohio with riders arriving in Sidney on Saturday. On Sunday, some participated in an optional loop from Sidney to Versailles and back while others explored the City of Sidney before arriving in Wapakoneta today. While GOBA provides an opportunity for bicyclists to ride, the impact on nearby communities goes far beyond the trail.
Sidney Daily News

Celebrating 65 years of memories

FORT LORAMIE — Memories of years gone by were shared when 13 members of the Anna High School Class of 1957 gathered for their 65th class reunion at Morrie’s Landing in Fort Loramie on June 7. When the class started school, they were in three buildings, Anna, McCartyville...

Bicycle tour pedals through Wapak

WAPAKONETA — The Great Ohio Bicycle Adventure has made a stop in Wapakoneta for its 33rd annual bicycle tour. This great tour made its debut in 1989 by founder Edward Honton. According to GOBA director Jeff Stephens, cyclists across the nation meet in a designated city to tour Ohio...