MONROEVILLE, Ind. (WANE) – Local businesses Sunday are celebrating Independence Day at the Monroeville Farmer’s Market. Organizers said there’s fresh food including hot dogs, hamburgers and potato salad. As a bonus, local vendors have snacks, sweets and treats on hand. Nubby’s Sweet Creations announced on Facebook they’re...
LIMA — An inmate at the Allen County jail made a mad dash for freedom Thursday. It lasted for about two blocks. According to a report from the Allen County Sheriff’s Office, 39-year-old James Marion Jr. of Lima had been returned to the sallyport area of the jail following an appearance in Lima Municipal Court. When being removed from the transport van to be walked into the jail Marion began to flee from the transport officer.
The Lima Symphony Orchestra returns to the campus of Ohio Northern University to put on their seventh "Patriotic Pops" concert, besides getting everybody in the Fourth of July mood with marches from John Phillips Sousa and a salute to all the branches of the armed forces, the symphony put some pop music in the pops concert with a melody of Michael Jackson tunes and music from Star Wars. Over one thousand people were there to enjoy the music and the symphony is glad to bring this free concert back to Ada, to help kick off the holiday.
WAPAKONETA — The national, non-profit School Nutrition Association has named Lori McKean Brace, Food Service Supervisor for Wapakoneta City Schools, Ohio, the Mideast regional Director of the Year. The award recognizes the extraordinary contributions of school nutrition directors who manage effective school meal programs providing healthy, appetizing meals to students.
LIMA — A Friday morning fire tore through a historic building in downtown Lima that had been under renovation. The Callahan Building, 113 E. Spring St., was a total loss, including a collapsed roof, according to officials on the scene. The fire remains under investigation. The Lima Fire Department...
LIMA — Have you ever felt your dog’s eyes following you, like they’re watching your every move? Wherever Megan Tracy walks, a pair of eyes belonging to an adoring, obedient Labrador Retriever puppy follow. But one day in the not too distant future, she will need to say good-bye to her newest friend, Zach. Those adoring eyes will hopefully be guiding a new master without the gift of sight.
The Lima Kennel Club hosting the annual Western Ohio Cluster All Breed Dog Show July 1st-3rd. Between 700 and 800 dogs came in from across the country to compete each day of the three-day event. The Lima Kennel Club has been hosting shows for over seventy years, and this is their biggest show each year. Around 200 breeds will be represented and the top dog in each breed walks away with more than just a title.
It certainly seems like the thorns are more noticeable in the rose garden in the heat of summer, but there are roses if you look for them. Rose: To fire crews for their rapid response to the fire of a historic building on Spring Street on Friday morning. While the loss of the Callahan Building is sad for Lima’s history, the crews kept it from spreading to nearby structures.
LIMA — For one day only, the streets of Lima will be transforming into a giant, escape-room-style experience between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 15 for an “Alice in Wonderland” event. Follow Alice down the rabbit hole and enter a topsy-turvy world of adventure,...
Ann’s Bright Beginnings summer program was recently visited by Anna Gurney from Paulding Soil and Water. She brought along a video about owls and a stuffed owl so we could learn all about their habits. We then were able to dissect pellets. We found bones from mice, moles and other creatures that owls eat. It was fascinating! Give us a call at 419-399-KIDS (5437) to hear about summer program and/or fall registration. Openings openings!
ST. MARYS — The Auglaize County Historical Society will celebrate St. Marys’ bicentennial with a custom deck of playing cards that will feature different historic photographs from St. Marys on the face of the cards and educational facts that highlight St. Marys and its history. The Historical Society...
CELINA — The “Women’s Walk for Wellness” will begin at 8:05 a.m. Saturday, July 23 at the Lion’s Club Shelter House on Ash Street, at North Shore Park, Celina. Walkers will follow Rotary Walkway, taking the ramp at the docks to West Bank Road to the half-way turn around, then returning to complete the 5K.
LAKEVIEW, Ohio — When the right amount of sunlight is in balance with an appropriate dose of nutrients, plants do very well. When that balance goes off kilter, vegetation can become unruly, aggressive, and out of control. In a watery environment, the situation is magnified.
Panera is well known for its fresh salads, hot paninis, and hearty soups. Fans of the eatery can't get enough of menu options like the Chipotle Chicken Avocado Melt or the Thai Chicken Soup. But you may want to exercise some caution when it comes to ordering its Home Southwest Corn Chowder, which has been recalled in 12 states, according to the FDA. The soup contains wheat that isn't labeled correctly on the package, which can cause serious issues for those with food allergies.