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Texas boy dies after being pulled from Auglaize County pond

WAYNE TWP., Auglaize County — A 3-year-old Texas boy, in Ohio visiting family, died after he was pulled from a pond in Auglaize County Friday, according to the Auglaize County Sheriff’s Office. Austin Smith, of Burkburnett, Texas was identified as the boy who died in the drowning incident, reported Friday...
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Lima, OHhometownstations.com

Garage fire under investigation in Lima

The Lima Fire Department is investigating a garage fire from earlier Sunday night. Just after 4 pm, the fire department got a call about a possible fire on Latham Ave. When the police arrived, they found a garage fully engulfed behind a home on Hazel Ave. They accessed the fire...
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Lima, OHLima News

Two-car garage destroyed in Lima fire

LIMA — Fire damage to a two-car Lima garage is listed at $35,000. According to the Lima Fire Department, the fire broke out at 4:02 p.m. at 1120 W. Hazel Ave. When crews arrived, the garage was fully engulfed in flames. Garages to the east and west also suffered some...
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Lima, OHLima News

Lima man serving as his own attorney is ready for trial

LIMA — A Lima man acting as his own attorney will get the opportunity in just over two weeks to try out his litigation skills in front of a jury. John Sanders appeared briefly in Allen County Common Pleas Court on Monday and rejected for the second time an offer from prosecutors that would make one of two felony counts against him go away. Instead, Sanders told Judge Jeffrey Reed he is preparing for his jury trial that is scheduled to begin July 6.
Ottawa, OHcontinentalenews.com

Jean Combs, 1934 – 2021

OTTAWA – Jean Combs, 86 of Ottawa died 11:13 a.m., Saturday, June 19, 2021 at Lima Memorial Hospital. She was born September 19, 1934 in Hamler to the late Walter and Eleanor (Greetham) Snow. On September 4, 1954, she married George W. Combs. He died December 23, 2014. Survivors include...
Hardin County, OHNews Enterprise

Final push on for Hardin County Fair 2021

Two weeks from today – after a one year pandemic-induced hiatus – the Hardin County Community Fair & Horse Show hits full stride with rides, shows and food at the Hardin County Fairgrounds. Officials announced in early April the 57th annual fair would return. “Do we feel pressure? I do,”...
Wood County, OHsent-trib.com

Deshler man indicted for damaging BG garden store

A Wood County grand jury has indicted two area men for violent behavior. Matthew R. Baldridge, 22, Deshler, was indicted Wednesday for criminal damaging or endangering and resisting arrest, both second-degree misdemeanors, and escape, a fifth-degree felony. On April 27, he reportedly failed to return to the supervised detention center...
Hardin County, OHNews Enterprise

NXT1UP welcomed to E’town

The Hardin County Chamber of Commerce welcomed NXT1UP, a new business owned by David Ricks and family, to the community. NXT1UP is an indoor batting cage facility at 4601 N. Dixie Hwy Suite 123 in Elizabethtown.
Van Wert, OHTimes-Bulletin

Van Wert County Farmers Market now open

VAN WERT — The Van Wert County Farmers Market opened its 48th season on June 5. The market is located in the Show Arena on the Van Wert County Fairgrounds with cabbage, broccoli, green onions, lettuce mix, spinach, strawberries, honey, jams, plants, and baked goods. This is a growers' market,...
Lima, OHPosted by
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National study: Lima ranks No. 3 in manufacturing

LIMA — Lima is ranked No. 3 in the nation in manufacturing among cities with a population of 150,000 or less, a new study by AdvisorSmith Solutions Inc. has reported. The study looked at 294 U.S. cities to come up with its list. It found manufacturing output per capita in...
Waynesfield, OHpeakofohio.com

Child drowning under investigation

An out-of-state boy drowned in a pond near Waynesfield on his 3rd birthday Friday around 12:05 p.m. The Auglaize County Sheriff's Office reports the incident happened on Fairmount Road. Austin Smith was found unresponsive and CPR was performed. Smith was transported to Lima Memorial Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
Van Wert, OHTimes-Bulletin

Marsh Foundation holds graduation, honors retiring teacher

VAN WERT – The Marsh Foundation School held its annual spring celebration this May in the Bagley Auditorium. The day included an awards ceremony, graduation, and a celebration meal. Two students earned and received their diplomas. This year, due to Covid restrictions, only Marsh staff, students and families of the graduates were able to attend. However, the in-person event was much appreciated after holding it virtually last spring.
Kenton, OHKenton Times

Dr. William Martin “Marty” Miller

Dr. William Martin “Marty” Miller, 70 of Kenton, passed away on Friday, June 18, 2021. A funeral service will begin at 3:00pm on Wednesday, June 23, 2021 at the SCHINDEWOLF-STOUT-CRATES FUNERAL HOME where visitation will be held from 1:00pm Wednesday, until the time of service. Burial will follow in Grove Cemetery.
Continental, OHcontinentalenews.com

Elkins Earns Division IV All State Honors

A pair of Putnam County League Baseball players were named to the Ohio High School Baseball Coaches Association All State Honors. Continental High Graduate Blake Elkins was named to the All State Honorable Mention List. Elkins batted at a .547 with 29 hits. He had 10 doubles, 2 triples and 3 home runs while scoring 11 runs and driving in 15 RBIs. Elkins will continue his baseball career next year at Defiance College.
Lima, OHLima News

Early-morning shooting leaves Lima man injured

LIMA — An early-morning shooting in Lima has left one man with non-life threatening gunshot wounds and police seeking to learn the identity of his attacker. According to a statement from the Lima Police Department, patrol officers were at approximately 1:46 a.m. Monday observed a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed at the intersection of Charles and North streets. Officers followed the vehicle to the emergency room entrance at Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical Center. They learned a passenger inside the vehicle, 27-year-old Ryan Knuckles, had been shot.
Lima, OHPosted by
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4-Day Weather Forecast For Lima

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Lima: Monday, June 21: Chance of rain showers during the day; while slight chance of rain showers overnight; Tuesday, June 22: Sunny during the day; while mostly clear overnight; Wednesday, June 23: Mostly sunny during the day; while partly cloudy
Wapakoneta, OHhometownstations.com

WOBA spends the night at Wapak High School before their ride

Wapakoneta High School looks more like a campground on Sunday as they host riders from the Western Ohio Bicycle Adventure. Nearly 300 bikers from not just Ohio but all over the country came together for their annual bike ride. They came into Wapakoneta this afternoon after riding 50 miles in Sidney.