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Juvenile male found shot at Lima Hampton Inn

LIMA — Deputies from the Allen County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched at 6:11 a.m. Thursday morning to the Hampton Inn on Roschman Avenue in Lima in response to a juvenile male suffering from a gunshot wound. Upon arrival, deputies found a male on the bathroom floor with a single gunshot...
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Findlay Man Arrested After Intentionally Causing Crash

A Findlay man was arrested after an intentional crash that occurred in that city Wednesday afternoon. According to a release from the Findlay Police Department, 24 year old Jeffrey Melms was driving east in the 400 block of East Sandusky Street and intentionally ran the red light at South Blanchard Street where his vehicle struck a car being operated by 21 year old Maximilian O’Brien.
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Investigation launched after 15-year-old dies from gunshot wound in Lima

An investigation is currently underway by the Allen County Sheriff's Office. Deputies received an alert at approximately 6:11 A.M. Thursday of a juvenile male suffering from a gunshot wound at the Hampton Inn located on Roschman Avenue in Lima. The victim, identified as 15-year-old Jykese Cartwright of Columbus, Ohio was...
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Two local residents seriously injured in motorcycle crash

Two local residents were seriously injured in a motorcycle crash on State Route 540 (East of Bellefontaine) Wednesday evening around 5:50. The Logan County Sheriff's Office reports that Heath Dyer, 40, of Bellefontaine was traveling eastbound on State Route 540 while operating a 2021 Harley Davidson when a deer crossed the road and collided with the front tire of the motorcycle.
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Juvenile Male Dies After Shooting in Allen County

A shooting in Allen County claimed the life of a juvenile male this morning. According to a release, deputies from the Allen County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to the Hampton Inn on Roschman Avenue in Lima to investigate the incident. Upon arrival, deputies located the juvenile male on the bathroom...
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Youth fishing, fish fry event Saturday in Lima

LIMA — Youth fishing and a free fish fry will take place from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 31 at Martin Luther King Jr. Park, 800 E. 8th St., Lima. Lunch will be provided by the Dr. Martin Luther King Neighborhood Association. The Lima Parks, Recreation & Forestry Division...
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Team Zoom showcases dogs’ skills

SIDNEY – Danielle O’Neill may be the lead handler of Team Zoom, but she doesn’t call all the shots; the team’s dogs each have a say in crafting their performances. “We let the dog choose the job,” O’Neill said. “It’s my job as the handler to find what makes that dog happy because we want the dog to like their job. And if they stop liking their job, it’s time for them to retire, whether they’re 4 years old or 14.”
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In Good Hands brings family touch to grooming, boarding

SIDNEY – Since opening a new business with her daughter, Lynda Lukey has enjoyed the extra time she gets to spend with her family – and all her new furry friends. “I am enjoying it very much,” Lukey said. “I get to spend time with my daughter and grandkids. And dogs.”

Lego to-go art bags are returning to ArtSpace/Lima

A popular to-go art bag is coming back on Saturday, July 31 at ArtSpace/Lima. The bags will have Lego pieces and paint inside to create 2d and 3d art projects. As always, the bags will be available for pick up starting at noon in Cherry Alley behind ArtSpace, for Lego lovers of any age.
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Lima Mall to host Teacher Appreciation Night

LIMA — The Lima Mall will host a teacher appreciation night from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, July 29, in the mall’s center court, 2400 Elida Road, Lima. Prizes and goodie bags will be given away to the first 50 teachers. School IDs are required to qualify.
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Planting Wildlife Gardens is an excellent way to provide habitats to promote the sustainability of native animals and insects

Most times you hear about people trying to keep wildlife out of their gardens but on Tuesday they were learning how to attract wildlife. Avid gardeners attending the weekly Allen County Master Gardeners' brown bag lunch at the Children's Garden. From mammals to amphibians to insects, they all need our help as their native habitats have become smaller because of human activity. By planting a simple garden, you can provide habitats that will attract songbirds, butterflies, and other wildlife. To create a wildlife habitat garden, you need four specific things.
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2021 Best of the Region in The Lima News

The Lima News’ 2021 Best of the Region is back, marking 26 years of asking residents of the area their opinions on their favorite places to shop, relax and eat. We asked for your opinions on 50 categories this year on a wide range of restaurants, stores, service providers, entertainment options and free-time activities. Click here to see the Best of the Region.

SOUP Menu Released for this Week

The SOUP service will be in operation this week. Volunteers will be serving at their new location, which is the Coterie in downtown Kenton. That is their permanent location. Doors will open at 11am and meals will be served until 1 in the afternoon today through Friday. A different menu...
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Best place for French fries

1965 N. West St., Lima; 2619 Elida Road, Lima; 941 N. Cable Road, Lima; 575 Market St., Lima; 1920 Harding Highway, Lima; various locations in the region. 111 N. Elizabeth St., Lima; 2111 Allentown Road, Lima; 1350 Bellefontaine Ave., Lima. Honorable Mentions: Canalside Burgers and Brew, Ottoville; Happy Daz, various;...

Johnny Appleseed Metro Parks helps local forest fairies find new homes

There was a huge construction event at Hermon Woodlands in Lima as a new fairy home neighborhood was installed. Kids geared up in construction helmets and took to the woods to build some new homes for the magical fairies that live in the Johnny Appleseed Metro Park. They gathered the materials they needed to start building, and even the queen fairy was there to help.