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Dunlap arrest bodycam footage released by Wapak PD

WAPAKONETA — Newly released video of the arrest of Tyler Dunlap, the Lima police officer arrested in June after reportedly interfering with medics who were attending to an injured woman at his home, shows Wapakoneta Police Lt. Shannon Place pointing her taser at Dunlap and the woman who medics were trying to treat.
WAPAKONETA, OH
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Allen East sees more history to be made

HARROD – Allen East made a trek to where no other Mustangs’ football team had ever gone. Allen East went 10-4 and reached the regional finals for the first time in program history. It was there that it fell to state-power Coldwater. The Mustangs return six starters on...
HARROD, OH
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State Route 309 roundabouts to open Friday

HARROD — With cooperating weather this week, two newly constructed roundabouts on state Route 309 should be open Friday. State Route 309 between Pevee and Cool roads has been closed since June 1 to allow for the construction of the two roundabouts and the replacement of three culverts. Chris...
HARROD, OH
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Lima Municipal Court records

Rory A, Jr. Chivington, 33, of Lima, found guilty of obstructing official business. Sentence: 3 days jail. 0 days suspended. $150 fine; found guilty of use/poss/sale/drug para. Sentence: 10 days jail. 0 days suspended. $150 fine; found guilty of no OL. Sentence: 3 days jail. 0 days suspended. $150 fine.
LIMA, OH

Honoring Allen County’s first families

LIMA — Remnants of the Native American and early settler life abound in Allen County. Pam Thaman and the Allen County Genealogical Society work diligently to authenticate and expand upon the area’s local history. Thaman explained the background of the county’s history and the role the organization takes...
ALLEN COUNTY, OH

Lima firefighters thanked for averting tragedy

LIMA — A local restauranteur and leader of a contracting team on Wednesday highlighted the efforts of Lima firefighters to avert tragedy earlier this year. The Lima Fire Department recognized Captain Lee Short, firefighter Kane Swaney and firefighter Tony Kroeger for their life-saving work on July 1st in downtown Lima, saving three lives and a historic building.
LIMA, OH
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Scramble at the Grandstand

LIMA — After a week of carefully exhibiting livestock, junior fair exhibitors will have the chance to let loose and chase after animals as the popular livestock scramble returns to the Allen County Fair. The event is open to children of all ages, who will enter the Grandstand Thursday...
ALLEN COUNTY, OH
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Romiere Hale has until September 30th to consider plea deal

LIMA, OH (WLIO) - A Lima man arrested in connection to the death of a 4-year-old last April will have more time to consider a plea offer. The deal that was offered to Romiere Hale back in December of 2021 would have had him plead guilty to one count of murder, as well as three counts of endangering children. Since the time the plea deal was offered, Hale was appointed new representation in his case, and because of that, the Lima man and his new lawyer will have time until September 30th of 2022 to review the plea deal.
LIMA, OH
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Letter: Adding to the list on why Lima’s great

I would like to compliment Maha Zehery on her recent column. What a positive attitude toward Lima. And how nice to read such a positive view of it, in a world where there are so many negative attitudes about everything. I would like to add a few things. We are...
LIMA, OH
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Findlay man arrested for assault

A Findlay man was arrested after an altercation in the 14,000 block of Basswood Avenue in Lakeview, Wednesday evening, around 8:40. The Logan County Sheriff's Office received a call regarding a male, later identified as Curtis King, 40, chasing a female and then fighting another male in the middle of the street.
FINDLAY, OH
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Man Arrested After Domestic Disturbance in Kenton

A Kenton man was arrested after a domestic disturbance in Kenton Tuesday night. According to the report from the Kenton Police Department, officers were dispatched to the 100 block of North Market Street for a 9-1-1 hangup. When officers arrived they found the occupants to be involved in a domestic...
KENTON, OH

Allen County Fair: How to go

The Allen County Fairgrounds is located at 2750 Harding Highway, Lima. Gates are at state routes 309, 117 and Bowman Road. Daily gate admission is $8 for ages 7 and older. Ages 6 and younger are free. Seniors 60 and older are admitted free until 6 p.m. on Thursday, Aug....
LIMA, OH
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Hard work pays off at Junior Fair

LIMA — Allen County 4-Hers will get the chance to show off their hard work over the past few months when this year’s Junior Fair gets underway. 4-H educator Kelly Coble said her favorite part of the yearly fair is getting to watch the kids receive recognition for their efforts.
ALLEN COUNTY, OH
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Big acres, little details

Big land auctions require careful attention to many small details. Kevin Miller, with Oakridge Realty and Auction Co. in Allen County, sells quite a bit of farmland in Ohio, some of it in very large tracts. “We do specialize in farmland sales and auctions is obviously one part of that,...
ALLEN COUNTY, OH
Lima News

Allen County Fair hosts Gospel Tent

LIMA — The Allen County Fair is hosting the annual Gospel Tent with worship every night throughout the fair starting at 7:00 p.m. This annual event gives way to worship while enjoying local fair activities. The Gospel Tent will be hosting various groups such as The Perrys, Bobby Bowen Family, The Nelons, The Sound, a family movie night with the Lotz Sisters, Glory Way, Ryan Stevenson, I Am They, and Worship Anyway.
ALLEN COUNTY, OH
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Tastes of the Fair Tuesday

LIMA — The Allen County Fair is a time for people to indulge in one of summer’s greatest offerings: fair food. You must remember that calories in fair food don’t count. The walk down the midway offers various and wondrous aromas to entice your taste buds — from the savory Cattleman’s rib-eye sandwich and Italian and Polish sausage sandwiches to the sweet treats of elephant ears and ice cream and beverages of iced tea or lemonade. There is always something at the Allen County Fair for everyone to enjoy.
ALLEN COUNTY, OH
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Chris Young to headline Allen County Fair

LIMA — The Allen County Fair will be the place for country music fans when Chris Young hits the stage at 8 p.m. Saturday at the fair grandstands. As a songwriter, Young has ten number one songs, including “Famous Friends,” “You,” “Tomorrow,” “Voices,” and “Gettin’ You Home.” His latest album, “Famous Friends (Deluxe Edition),” was released in June and includes 20 tracks featuring the songs “Famous Friends” with Kane Brown, “At the End of a Bar,” with Mitchell Tenpenny, “Raised on Country,” “Town Ain’t Big Enough” with Lauren Alaina, “Music Note” with Jimmie Allen and “Everybody Needs a Song,” with Old Dominion.
ALLEN COUNTY, OH
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Ada Native Supports U.S. Navy’s Take Charge and Move Out Mission

TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. – An Ada, Ohio, native is serving in the U.S. Navy as part of the nation’s nuclear deterrence mission at Strategic Communications Wing One (STRATCOMMWING ONE). Its TACAMO (“Take Charge and Move Out”) mission provides airborne communication links to nuclear missile units of U.S. Strategic Command.
ADA, OH
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Truck pull to bring fair to exciting conclusion

LIMA — This year’s lineup of events at the grandstand will close out at 7 p.m. Aug. 27 with the Buckeye Power Truck Pull, an action-packed and family-friendly conclusion to the fair sure to excite the crowd. According to Tanner Foley of Buckeye Power Productions, at least 60...
LIMA, OH
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"Arrive Alive Tour" making its way to the Allen County Fairgrounds on August 20th

ALLEN COUNTY, OH (WLIO) - The Lima Allen County Safe Community Coalition is bringing a national initiative to promote safe choices behind the wheel to the Allen County Fair. This Saturday, the "Arrive Alive Tour" will make its way to the fairgrounds. This drunk and distracted driving awareness simulator is ranked number one in the nation. It uses high-tech and state-of-the-art equipment that allows participants to drive while distracted, drunk, or drugged in a vehicle without moving or being intoxicated experiencing real-life dangers without the real-life consequences.
ALLEN COUNTY, OH
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