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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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Suspect in Officer Involved Shooting in Lima Identified

The deceased suspect from the officer involved shooting incident this past Tuesday in Lima has been positively identified. According to a release from the Allen County Sheriff’s Office, 43 year old Quincy J. Pritchett failed to stop when a deputy from the Allen County Sheriff’s Office attempted to make a traffic stop.
LIMA, OH
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Hardin County Task force seizes weapons, substances

KENTON — A search warrant was executed by the Hardin County Crime Task Force at 340 W. Railroad St. in the city of Kenton on Wednesday June 22,2022. A female was arrested at the residence and lodged at the Multi-County Correctional Center in Marion. The search resulted in the seizure of 6 firearms and ammunition, unmarked pills, 59.1 grams of a crystal-like substance, 21.77 grams of a brown substance, $910 cash and drug abuse instruments.
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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...
ADA, OH
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Driver Arrested on Warrant After Crash in Kenton

A Kenton man was arrested after an accident in Kenton Thursday evening. According to the Kenton Police Department Daily Log Sheet, the crash occurred in the 900 block of Fontaine Street. Rocky Burton was arrested on a warrant from Allen County. Burton was also cited for driving under suspension and...
KENTON, 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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Findlay hosts 2nd annual Barks & Brews Sunday

FINDLAY, Ohio — Are you looking for a fun event to enjoy with your dog this weekend, while also helping out a local non-profit?. This Sunday, Crawford Street in downtown Findlay is going to the dogs, literally. For the second year, Findlay Brewing Company will host a special event,...
FINDLAY, 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.
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Lima nest box helps falcons flourish

LIMA — Several young peregrine falcons have fledged from their nest box atop the Chase building at 121 W. High St. in downtown Lima. Four chicks hatched beginning April 25, and wildlife professionals are optimistic that all four successfully fledged, according to a June 14 update to the Falcon Nest Blog on the Ohio Department of Natural Resources website.
LIMA, OH
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Beating the heat in Lima Parks

While not quite as hot as yesterday, it still was hard to stay cool while outdoors. Two summer camp programs finding ways to beat the heat. The City of Lima Summer Playground program was kicking back and taking it easy. Kids taking turns playing 4-square, some playing cards, others drawing and one even taking time to read a good book. But staying cool in this heat and humidity has been a chore.
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Learn about service, support, and therapy animals

BLUFFTON — Helen Bibler of Pet Partners will explain the similarities and differences between therapy animals, service animals, and emotional support animals staring at 6 p.m., Tuesday, June 28 at the Bluffton Public Library, 145 S. Main St., Bluffton. The rights and responsiblities of each type of animal will...
BLUFFTON, OH
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Workout with cardio drumming

BLUFFTON — The Bluffton Public Library will hold a cardio drumming class beginning at 6 p.m. Thursday, June 30 at the Bluffton Public Library, 145 S. Main St., Bluffton. Bring a workout ball or a large play ball, or register in advance for one to use. All ages are...
BLUFFTON, OH
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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....
OTTAWA, OH
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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...
OTTAWA, OH
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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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