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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.
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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.
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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.
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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...

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.
Sidney Daily News

Man hit by car

A man is evaluated by Sidney firefighters after he was struck by a car while trying to cross East Court Street next to Vera Event Rentals formerly the location of the Alpha Center shortly before 3 p.m. on Friday, June 24. The Sidney Police Department is investigating. No other information was available by press time.

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 […]
Lima News

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.
Sidney Daily News

Beating the heat

Portia Hill, 10, of Sidney, takes her turn to go down a slip-n-slide during a water party behind a house on Twinbrook Place. The water party, held on Friday, June 24, featured lots of water balloons and water guns. Portia is the daughter of Paula and Zach Hill.
Farm and Dairy

ONLINE: Shotguns, rifle with scope, gun barrels, and misc.

ONLINE AUCTION WESTERN RESERVE AUCTION CENTER 1221 W. WESTERN RESERVE ROAD, YOUNGSTOWN, OH 44514 ONLINE BIDDING ENDS: MONDAY, JUNE 27, 2022 @ 1:00 PM SHOTGUNS ~ RIFLE WITH SCOPE ~ GUN BARRELS ~ GUN SAFE NOTE: Transfer of guns will be handled by Expert Outfitters Gun Shop & guns can be picked up at their shop at 9074 Market St, N. Lima, OH 44452. Please call them at 330-965-9620 to schedule appointment. There is a transfer fee of $35.00 per gun. Pickup of everything else: By appointment only! Terms: 15% Buyer’s premium. Visa & MC only. Bidding closes for the first item at 1:00 PM then 1 item per minute thereafter until the last item is sold.
Sidney Daily News

Celebrating 65 years of memories

FORT LORAMIE — Memories of years gone by were shared when 13 members of the Anna High School Class of 1957 gathered for their 65th class reunion at Morrie’s Landing in Fort Loramie on June 7. When the class started school, they were in three buildings, Anna, McCartyville...

Great Ohio Bicycle Adventure Arrives to Wapakoneta

The Great Ohio Bicycle Adventure, also known as GOBA, rolled into the Auglaize County Fairgrounds in Wapakoneta on Monday. GOBA is an annual eight-day bicycle tour. On average, bicyclists ride 50 miles per day exploring the different attractions and destinations that predetermined host cities have to offer. Host cities also provide a large camping site for riders known as a Gobaville. This year, the tour takes place in western Ohio with riders arriving in Sidney on Saturday. On Sunday, some participated in an optional loop from Sidney to Versailles and back while others explored the City of Sidney before arriving in Wapakoneta today. While GOBA provides an opportunity for bicyclists to ride, the impact on nearby communities goes far beyond the trail.

Bicycle tour pedals through Wapak

WAPAKONETA — The Great Ohio Bicycle Adventure has made a stop in Wapakoneta for its 33rd annual bicycle tour. This great tour made its debut in 1989 by founder Edward Honton. According to GOBA director Jeff Stephens, cyclists across the nation meet in a designated city to tour Ohio...
Sidney Daily News

Senior Center spotlight

SIDNEY — Deborah Wheeler, from Sidney, is a newer member who joined so she could come and work out in the Fitness Room. “It feels like I am at home and not a big gym,” Wheeler said. “I can work out, talk to people and be comfortable. Everyone is so friendly and nice!”
Sidney Daily News

A biking adventure

Marge Gray, left, of Springfield Va., and Nancy Julia , Annandale Va., check the readiness of their bikes as they prepare their campsite at the Shelby County Fairgrounds on Saturday, June 18. The women were just two of over 800 bikers taking part in the Great Ohio Bicycle Adventure. Julia and Gray spent Saturday night at the Shelby County Fairgrounds before their ride began on Sunday, June 19 morning. The bikers will return to Sidney on Sunday, June 26 ending their 350 mile trip.