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Putnam County common pleas
Jeremy Detwiler, 31, Cloverdale, appeared for sentencing on charges of aggravated possession of drugs, a fifth-degree felony; and OVI, a first-degree misdemeanor. He was given a seven-month sentence in the Putnam County Jail, fined $375 and given a two-year operator's license suspension. Dereck Butcher, 41, Bluffton, Ind., pleaded guilty to attempted felonious assault, a third-degree felony. A pre-sentence investigation was ordered and her bond was continued. Sentencing was scheduled for Oct. 23. The charge was amended from felonious assault, a second-degree felony. ...
Putnam County Municipal Court
Shellby L. Larson, 29, Deshler, pleaded guilty to no operator’s license, sentenced to 180 days jail, 160 days suspended, and fined $150. A charge of fictitious plates was dismissed. Sept. 7. Traffic. Danny G. Lawson, 75, Lima, pleaded guilty to OVI, sentenced to 180 days jail, 174 days suspended,...
Defendants sentenced in Allen County courtrooms
LIMA — The following defendants were sentenced recently in Allen County Common Pleas Court:. Brenna Shurelds, 24, of Lima, was sentenced to one year on probation for obstructing officials business. Michael Morris, 28, of Lima, was sentenced to a minimum of four years in prison for two counts of...
New Home Needed: Meet the Latest Adorable Pets Up for Adoption in Lima, OH
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around Lima.
Putnam and Henry County Right to Life groups meet in Ottawa to discuss opposition to Issue 1
OTTAWA, OH (WLIO) - The Putnam and Henry County Right to Life groups came together to give their perspective on Issue 1. The Truth and Light Town Hall in Ottawa Wednesday evening had a wide array of guest speakers and informational materials available about the upcoming constitutional amendment that deals with abortion and other reproductive decisions in the state of Ohio. The goal of the meeting was to explain why they are opposed to the ballot issue and help others spread the word about why they believe Ohio should vote no, and their concerns about the topic on a national scale.
Ottoville woman sentenced for hit-and-run
OTTAWA — A young Ottoville woman who left the scene of a near-fatal collision when the pickup truck she was driving struck a Delphos bicyclist earlier this year escaped prison time during her sentencing hearing Monday, thanks in part to a recommendation from the victim’s wife. Kelly Getz,...
Foul play suspected in death of unknown male found in Lima
LIMA — Allen County law enforcement authorities are awaiting the results of an autopsy in hopes of learning the identity of a man found deceased Tuesday evening inside a vehicle at the Speedway convenience store at 1875 Harding Highway. According to a statement issued by the Allen County Sheriffs...
Former Shawnee detective indicted
SHAWNEE TOWNSHIP — A former Shawnee Township detective and school resource officer is facing criminal charges following an external investigation by the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation into allegations about the former resource officer’s social media activity. An Allen County grand jury indicted Jeremy Shellenbarger Thursday on two...
Brian Ziessler sentenced for killing his wife in 2021
HANCOCK COUNTY, OH (WLIO) - A Hancock County man gets up to life in prison for killing his wife in 2021. 67-year-old Brian Ziessler pleaded guilty to murder this month and was sentenced today to 15 years to life for killing Sherri Ziessler in their rural Hancock County home. Sherri was found dead with multiple gunshot wounds and Brian Ziessler's gun was found next to her. He has been in the Hancock County Jail since his arrest in November 2021.
Langhals chosen as GO Ottawa director
September 6 - The GO Ottawa, Inc. Board of Directors has announced Jacqueline Langhals, Ottawa, has been selected as the first Executive Director for the non-profit organization which will lead implementation of the GO Ottawa Strategic Growth Plan adopted in March 2023. Langhals brings ten plus years of related experience...
Proposed tax abatement on Ottawa council agenda
OTTAWA-Village Council has begun the process of entering into a tax abatement agreement regarding the current downtown renovation project and are seeking a new member. During the Sept. 11 council meeting, Mayor Dean Meyer offered condolences to the family of Thomas Rosenbauer who served on council for two terms. Council also authorized advertising for the position of council member to complete the rest of his term which expires in 2025.
OE Hispanic Heritage month kick off celebration 2023
OTTAWA— On Friday, September 15, Ottawa Elementary kicked off Hispanic Heritage Month with an assembly, a parade, and a day of Hispanic culture immersion. “We are lucky at Ottawa Elementary,” Principal Audrey Beining told the students and staff during the assembly. “We have a lot of diversity here, and we can learn about different cultures.”
Travels and memories by local artist
OTTAWA – A display of paintings in the main showcase at the Ottawa district Library shows a talent for artistic work. The display is also a collection recounting an Ottawa woman’s travels and memories. Mary Limpauch has enjoyed art since she was in high school. “Then my interest...
Activate challenge launched for schools
LIMA — Activate Allen County is partnering with several organizations including Mercy Health — St. Rita’s Medical Center, Mental Health Recovery Services and Mental Health, Alcohol & Drug Addiction Recovery Board. The organizations have started the 2023-2024 program for local school districts. According to a recent press release, the organizations will award 10 area school districts with up to $2,500 to help aid in their efforts for healthier environments. The award winners will reportedly be announced in January.
FPD Asking for Help to Identify Person of Interest
The Findlay Police Department is looking for help to identify a man who is a person of interest in a theft and unlawful entry investigation from a local business. His picture can be found on the Findlay Police Department Facebook page. If you happen to know the suspect, contact the...
Two-Car Accident Causes Major Damage at Harding Highway and Hardin Road Intersection
Lafayette-Jackson emergency services, Ohio State Highway Patrol, and local sheriff's deputies were called to the scene of a two-car accident at the Allen and Hardin County border.
Ohio High School Football Schedule, Live Streams in Putnam County This Week
Be sure to catch the high school fooball games taking place in Putnam County, Ohio this week. Details on how to stream all of the hard-hitting action can be located below. Follow High School Football this season on the NFHS Network! Keep tabs on your family or alma mater and tune in!
Dupont Church of the Brethren Celebrating 25 Years of Kingdom Kids
As part of their Homecoming activities, Dupont Church of the Brethren is celebrating 25 years of Kingdom Kids Preschool learning on Sunday, October 8th at 10:00am. They would like to invite all students who attended Kingdom Kids Preschool and their families to celebrate this momentous occasion. Please pass the word onto anyone that attended, to come share in the service, meal, and festvites of 25 years! Meat and drink will be provided, please bring a dish to share. We look forward to seeing you!
Fall Fest 2023 – The Best One Yet!!
Continental’s Fall Fest 2023 is almost here! There is something for everyone, great weather is in the forecast and a year’s worth of planning and work is coming to an end. The events kick off at 5pm Friday night when food vendors and booths open for business. Be sure to stop by the Fire Station and enjoy Free Christian Church’s Baked Potato Bar (no charge) and its delicious! Kids can turn in the painted rocks they have found along Main Street. Nashville Crush will close out the evening, taking the stage at 9pm.
LPD begins new security camera program for residents
LIMA — The Lima Police Department has introduced a new security camera database program. The department is partnering with community members who register to utilize personal and business cameras to aid in catching criminal activity. “We are starting a security camera database,” Lt. Matt Douglass said. “It is a...