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Updated: Route 33 is back open following accident

The Logan County Sheriff’s Office just announced Route 33 is back open following an accident that took place just before 8 o’clock this morning near Township Road 95. We will update you when we learn more. Leave a Reply. We encourage open dialogue among people who may disagree....
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Bradfield Center executive director resigns

LIMA — The Bradfield Community Center is looking for a new executive director, after its leader for the past eight years turned in her resignation. Kesha Drake turned her resignation in to the Bradfield Community Association’s board of trustees, effective Oct. 7. “When I was first offered the...
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Lima man pleads guilty to attempted kidnapping, domestic violence

LIMA — A Harrod man pleaded guilty Monday to attempted kidnapping, a second-degree felony, and domestic violence, a felony of the fourth degree. Craig Stauffer, 54, was originally charged with kidnapping, felonious assault and domestic violence of Patricia Wolford on July 2. He was accused of using a knife for the crime. The kidnapping charge was lowered to attempted kidnapping and the assault charge was dismissed after negotiations with the state.

Why some Republicans want you to vote for Democrats

Christopher Gibbs is a Shelby County farmer, growing corn and soybeans about 100 miles north of Cincinnati. He is also a former chairman of his county's Republican Party. Carl Stich Jr. is a former Republican common pleas court judge in Hamilton County who specializes in mediation and dispute resolution in his private law practice.
Sidney Daily News

Coin club to host show

WAPAKONETA — The Tri-County Coin Club will host a show on Oct. 9 at the Auglaize County Fairgrounds in the Junior Fair Building, 1001 Fairview Drive, Wapakoneta. Hours for the show are form 9 a.m.-4 p.m. This is the club’s annual show and people will be able to buy,...
Sidney Daily News

PERI luncheon set for Oct. 4

WAPAKONETA — Public Employee Retirees, Inc., PERI, District 2, Chapter 9 of Auglaize County will be holding a luncheon meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 4, at 11:30 a.m. The luncheon meeting will be held at Astro Lanes, 1113 Apollo Drive, Wapakoneta. The schedule of the event includes lunch at 11:30...

Spartan Inn opens next week

Press Release from Lima City Schools: The Spartan Inn will open its doors for lunch beginning next Tuesday, Oct. 4. The culinary student-run restaurant will be open to the public from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday.
Daily Standard

Armory for sale

ST. MARYS - City council members during their regular Monday meeting heard first reading of an ordinance to purchase the former Ohio Army National Guard Armory building. City Public Service and Safety director Greg Foxhoven said the National Guard left the armory in 2020 and relocated to Lima. The building has since sat empty.
Lima News

It’s time for Minster’s Oktoberfest!

MINSTER — Ideal fall weather is forecast for the upcoming weekend as the Minster Oktoberfest, which annually draws more than 80,000 people to the Auglaize County village, kicks off its three-day run Friday evening. The festival celebrates the community’s German heritage, and this year’s event features a couple of...
Bellefontaine Examiner

K9 Thor deployed in cemetery incident

Logan B. Hill, 24, of 1408 Township Road 132, West Mansfield, was charged with disorderly conduct and resisting arrest related to an incident Monday afternoon. Deputies of the Logan County Sheriff’s Office first were dispatched about 3:50 p.m. to Hill’s residence on a well-being check, with deputies advised that Hill possibly had a firearm and was making threats.

Structure fire damages house near DeGraff

A structure fire damaged a two-story house near DeGraff Monday afternoon around 1 o’clock. The Indian Joint Fire District, along with mutual aid from DeGraff, Quincy, Lakeview, and Huntsville, responded to Andrew Lykins’s 2731 State Route 235 residence. The family left the house and returned a short time...
Sidney Daily News

Anna man sentenced to 42 months in prison

SIDNEY — The Shelby County Common Pleas Court recently handed down several sentences for sexual acts and obscenity with minors, drug possession and trafficking and theft, among other charges. Gage Dalton Wannemacher, 20, of Anna, was sentenced to 42 months in prison with three days of jail credit and...
Sidney Daily News

Edison State, Fastlane announce manufacturing pathway scholarship recipients

PIQUA — The Center for Workforce Development & Education at Edison State Community College and solutions resource partner Fastlane have announced the recipients of the 2022 Shelby County Manufacturing Pathway Scholarship. Jason Chaney, of Fort Loramie, Kloie Rogers, of Botkins, and Jacob Sherman, of Fort Loramie, were each awarded...

Indian Lake board approves 5-year contract with Superintendent Underwood

Academic achievement at Indian Lake Schools was the headline at the September regular Board of Education Meeting. Indian Lake Director of Curriculum and Gifted Services Kelli Tebbe-Miller broke down the state report card numbers that were recently released by the Ohio Department of Education. Indian Lake Schools earned 4.5 out of a possible 5 stars on the new rating system. Tebbe-Miller explains that Indian Lake is exceeding or significantly exceeding state standards and that ranking puts the district in the top tier of districts in Ohio.
Sidney Daily News

Shelby County claims money for recovery from opioid epidemic

At long last, companies with a role in making and distributing addictive opioids are recognizing the terrible damage that opioid abuse has done to Ohio families and local communities. Thanks to the determined efforts of state and local leaders, the State of Ohio has negotiated a $808 million settlement with key players in the pharmaceutical industry. While these dollars give Ohio new opportunities to undo the damage done by opioids and strengthen our fight against substance abuse, it’s important to ensure that recovery dollars are distributed fairly around the state.
Sidney Daily News

STAR House recognizes graduates, recovery journeys

SIDNEY — In support of National Recovery Month, the STAR House held a picnic at Tawawa Park Saturday, Sept. 24, recognizing the program’s past graduates, as well as current residents and their recovery journeys. There was much support from the community either participating in the event or donating items for game prizes, including donations from Agape Distributions and several local businesses.
Lima News

Cross country: Shawnee boys, Kenton girls win Bath Invitational

BATH TOWNSHIP — It’s nice for siblings to share. In case of Shawnee’s Noah Williams and Alaina Williams, sharing has paid off. Since the beginning of this cross-country season, the Williams siblings have shared the same headband. However, this wasn’t something the two of them planned out before the season began.
Sidney Daily News

Let yourself go

• Packer Historical Center, 112 W. Main St., Anna, is open Sundays from 1 to 4 p.m. • Martial arts classes teaching karate and jujitsu will be held from children aged 6 through adults at the Sidney-Shelby County YMCA. Classes will be held on Fridays from 6 to 7 p.m. for beginners at a cost of $22 for members and $40 for non-members for four classes. Advanced classes will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. and cost $44 for members and $80 for non-members for four classes. All classes are taught by Sensei David Smith, in partnership with Jukido-Kai School-Martial Arts.
Sidney Daily News

Country Concert 23 headliners announced

FORT LORAMIE – The Country Concert (CC) 23 headliners were announced Sept. 23 and were met with mixed reactions from fans. The headliners for CC 23 will be Jon Pardi on July 6 at 8 p.m., Tim McGraw on July 6 from at 10 p.m., Dierks Bentley on July 7 at 10 p.m., and Luke Bryan on July 8 at 10 p.m. This will be the fifth time performing at CC for McGraw, Bentley and Bryan and the fourth time for Pardi.