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One dead, seven injured after three-vehicle incident near Ottawa

BLANCHARD TOWNSHIP — One person died and seven people were injured following a three-vehicle incident that sent one vehicle airborne Sunday evening east of Ottawa. Thomas Sproles, 36, of Stryker, died at the scene of the accident on U.S. 224 in Putnam County, according to a press release from the Lima post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol.
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Multiple people injured in a Sunday two-vehicle crash in Putnam County

6/26/22 Your News Now at 11: A two-vehicle crash in Putnam County leaves multiple people injured Sunday evening. Putnam County first responders were called to SR 224 near Cherry's Farm Market and Greenhouse east of Ottawa around 7:30 pm. It is currently unknown what caused the crash, but multiple people were injured with some having to be extracted from the vehicles involved. Life flight was called to transport some people from the scene. No further information is available at this time.

Lima man takes plea deal to reduced charge of discharging a gun into a home

A Lima man accused of shooting into a home takes a plea deal for a reduced charge. 23-year-old Dalentino Lacey pleaded guilty to attempted improperly discharging a firearm at or into a habitation. As part of the plea deal, the charge was reduced to attempted and a firearm specification was dropped which would have guaranteed prison time. Back in spring, Lacey was arguing with a woman and during the fight, he pulled a gun out and fired into the door of her home. The judge ordered a pre-sentence investigation, Lacey could get prison time, but that will be decided in August.
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2022 Area golf course capsules

Greens fees: Weekdays: $16 for nine holes and $24 for 18 holes. Weekends: $19 for nine holes and $28 for 18 holes. Carts: $8 for 9 holes and $14 for 18 holes per person. Senior and junior rates available. Website: Bluffton Golf Club. Course status: Public. Address: 8575 Dixie...
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VFW to hold BBQ rib dinner

LIMA — A BBQ rib benefit dinner will be held starting at 5 p.m. on Friday, July 8 at the VFW Post 1275, 124 E. Elm St., Lima. The meal comes with BBQ ribs, salad, pork and beans, a dinner roll and a dessert. All proceeds will benefit local...

Something Different, Something Fun Lavender Farms 2022

Lavender Field Photo Ops (cell phone) Lavender Lemonade (made with our Lavender Simple Syrup) When was the last time you took a half day to visit a farm and small town for no reason other than to have fun?. A friend and I recently took a short trip to visit...
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Dusty Bo to perform live at The Lab in Lima

LIMA — Dusty Bo, a southern alt-rock artist from Kentucky will perform at 8 p.m. Saturday, July 23 at The Lab, Legacy Arts Building, 230 N. Main, Lima. Dusty Bo recently released his first solo album, “The Vulture & The Fox.” It is a concept album about a gunfighter who moves to the wild west in pursuit of a better life but then gets caught up with the wrong people and has to fight for his life.

West Ohio Food Bank adjusting hours of operation

The West Ohio Food Bank is updating its hours of operation. Beginning Tuesday, June 28, the organization will go to a 4-day work week operating from Monday through Thursday from 7AM to 5:30PM. The office and warehouse will be closed from Friday to Sunday along with major holidays. Despite the change, this will have no effect on their services as all food distributions will be happening as planned. Volunteering and distributions can still take place outside the normal business hours. The organization says these hours were a better fit for their partner agencies and trucking companies.

Ukraine Missionaries To Speak at Payne NAZ

Payne Church of Nazarene welcome you to come listen to Pastor Andriy and Maryana Tahktay, Nazarene Compassionate Ministries Director in the Ukraine. Hear their testimony on how God is still working through the chaos of the war. Thursday, June 30, 2022 – 7:00 PM. Church of the Nazarene, 509 East...

Barring animal imports not on approved ‘white list’ will cripple many pet-related businesses

Over 90 million American households have a pet, and the 85 Ohioans at Vitakraft Sunseed proudly supply quality products to care for those animals, many of those products manufactured at our Weston, Ohio, facility using ingredients from local farmers. But an amendment to pending federal legislation that was intended to increase economic competitiveness and to help prevent future pandemics will have a negative impact on pet ownership and on businesses that provide pet and pet care products.
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5K race in Ottawa benefits chiropractic care

OTTAWA — Join the second annual “Chiropractic Keeps Me Moving” 5K race with check-in starting at 6:30 p.m. and the race starting at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 30 at the Car-E-It Party Shop, 1206 E. Main St., Ottawa. The cost is $40 per runner, including a T-shirt....
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Yesterday’s Treasures Garage Sale planned June 22-24

OTTAWA — Yesterday’s Treasures Garage Sale, a three-day event, will take place from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday, June 22 and Thursday, June 23 and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, June 24 at Trinity United Methodist Church, 137 N. Pratt St., Ottawa. Friday there will...
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Roses and Thorns

The roses are in full bloom, almost enough to not notice the annoying thorns this week. Rose: To residents in Ottoville, who pitched in Monday night when the roof collapsed at Ottoville Hardware Furniture & Appliance. Their efforts rushing in to clean up flooded floors and move products helped the locally owned business reopen Tuesday with a limited capacity.
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Apollo to host Kiwanis Club BBQ

SHAWNEE TOWNSHIP — The Kiwanis Club of Lima will hold their annual barbecue from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, June 12 at Apollo Career Center, 3325 Shawnee Road, Lima. The drive-thru meal consists of half a chicken or ham, potato salad, applesauce and a cookie. Proceeds will benefit...

Bingo contest winner

Congratulations is extended to Robin Temple (left) of Defiance for being the MEC winner in The Crescent-News bingo contest. She won a $100 downtown gift card. Pictured with Robin is Lisa Thiel of MEC. Only coverall prizes remain in the contest.
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MasterChef Junior Live to stop in Van Wert

VAN WERT — A local stop of the 2022 MasterChef Junior Live tour will begin at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, September 27 at the Niswonger Performing Arts Center, 10700 OH-118, Van Wert. Serving up a perfectly balanced good time, the group will be traveling through over 25 cities, including Van...