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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.
ALLEN COUNTY, OH
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Sycamore Township to hold Street Food Expo and Food truck competition

SYCAMORE TOWNSHIP, Ohio — Sycamore Township will be filled with lots of food choices this weekend. On Saturday, Sycamore Township will be hosting a Street Food expo and Food Truck competition from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. at Bechtold Park located at 4312 Sycamore Road. This family-friendly event is...
SYCAMORE, OH
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Letter: Why not change these three things?

I’m in my 70s now, so I know I won’t see any major changes in my lifetime. If I could, one would be to bury all communication and electrical lines. These lines are tremendously costly to repair (in summer storms and winter ice). This will probably never happen because of the obvious cost involved.
LIMA, OH
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Ottawa Metro Park celebrates 50th anniversary

LIMA — Ottawa Lake Metro Park officially turned 50 this year. In recognition, the Johnny Appleseed Metro Park District organized a range of activities for both young and old. “Community support over the last 50 years has been pretty incredible and we appreciate it,” said Tyler Black, executive director...
OTTAWA, OH

Hobensack, Miller to play for Lima city golf title

Maybe Joe Hobensack and Zach Miller are built for match play golf and built to play for championships. When the pressure is on, they deliver. At least that was a big part of the story of how they became the two golfers who will decide the winner of the Championship Flight of the Lima City Men’s Golf Championship today at the Shawnee Country Club.
LIMA, OH
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Family honors lost loved one with a food drive to benefit others

A family finds a special way to honor a loved one they lost due to COVID. A food drive, in the memory of Emily Miller, was held at the Cridersville Fire Department Saturday morning. The Miller’s family says there was a constant stream of people dropping of canned and other food items. The food collected will be divided among the Cridersville Food Pantry, Mercy Unlimited, and God's Storehouse. Some other food items will be taken to the Cridersville Elementary school. Miller passed away at the end of last year and would have turned 34 next week. Her family is glad that her giving spirit will live on with this food drive that will benefit others.
CRIDERSVILLE, OH
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Panera ‘at-home’ chowder recalled

(WWTI) — 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 café.
NEW HAMPSHIRE, OH
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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.
LIMA, OH
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Letter: Wanting to know more about the lone goose

Please tell the story of the goose at Meijer. I saw that goose about a month ago standing at the stop sign by Panda Express. He looked like he was waiting his turn to cross the street. I actually went into Meijer to ask them to somehow get him back...
LIMA, OH
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Owsley catches largest verified flathead from Indian Lake

Chad Owsley, the self-described captain of “Fish and Fun,” has a new moniker these days. He now is known as the “Flathead King of Indian Lake” after he caught the biggest flathead catfish to be documented officially coming out of Indian Lake during any tournament. His monster weighed in at 42.87 pounds.
LIMA, OH
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Roses and Thorns

The roses greatly outnumber the thorns after a hot week seemed to knock off some of the weeds. Rose: To all the good neighbors who helped out following last week’s derecho knocked out electricity for as much as three days in some places. Your kindness manning cooling centers or sharing food during some of the hottest days of this summer may have saved a life.
ALLEN COUNTY, OH
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