FOOD & DRINK
Glandorf Elementary's Kindergarten Class Wins Class of the Week and Pizza Prize
Tune in to find out who won the Class of the Week, thanks to Fat Jack's Pizza! This week, we're celebrating Mrs. Abby Grahams' kindergarten class at Glandorf Elementary School, who had a blast with camping-themed activities. Could your class be next?
2024 Putnam County Dog License Information
2024 Putnam County Dog License are now on sale! Each dog license is only $16 per dog. Dog license can be purchased online at www.doglicenses.us/OH/Putnam and you will need your 2023 dog license number. You can purchase license at the auditor’s office located on the 2nd floor of the courthouse and cash or check is accepted.
These lima, OH based Cats are the latest up for adoption and in need of a good home
Considering pet adoption? Or perhaps you just enjoy all things cute and cuddly? Numerous charming pets are ready for a loving home at animal shelters situated in and near lima.
Light Up Leipsic Festival Grows Bigger with Local Business Support
Experience the joy of the 2nd Annual Light Up Leipsic festival, a community-supported Christmas event. With local businesses hosting activities, raffles, and performances from high school students, it's a free, fun-filled event that feels like a scene from a Hallmark movie.
Allen County Dog Warden Discusses Importance of Dog Licenses and Spay/Neuter Program
Join the Allen County Dog Warden, Julie Shellhammer, as she discusses the importance of dog licenses and the upcoming renewal period. Learn about the penalties for late renewal and how license fees support the shelter. Plus, meet a lovable puppy ready for adoption!
Haunting Echoes: Beaver Dam's Ghostly Legends and Historical Tours
Beaver Dam, Wisconsin, may seem like a typical Midwestern town, but beneath its surface lies a tapestry of eerie tales and spectral encounters. The legend of the Beaver Dam Ghost, a phantom that haunts the old railroad tracks, has become a chilling staple of local folklore. As Halloween approaches, the town buzzes with whispers of ghostly sightings and the melancholic sobs of Lucy, the unsettled spirit at the Beaver Dam Community Theater, a site with a sorrowful past.
The 24th annual Celebrate Christmas Tree Festival kicks off at the Delphos Canal Commission Museum
DELPHOS, OH (WLIO) - It's the most wonderful time of the year and residents in Delphos are feeling the Christmas spirit. The Delphos Canal Commission Museum is kicking off its 24th annual "Celebrate Christmas Tree Festival". The museum is filled with Christmas trees all of different sizes, shapes, and colors. Local organizations and clubs come to decorate trees that are on the first floor of the museum, and the second floor is all done by local volunteers looking to spread the holiday cheer with their own unique designs. The museum's gallery of Christmas trees is just the tip of the iceberg for folks to come and see what they have to offer and learn about the community.
Soup cook-off to be held
PUTNAM COUNTY—When you enter the holiday-decorated Schroeder Center for the Arts this Friday, December 1, you can sample a variety of soups, breads and desserts while supporting Putnam County Habitat for Humanity’s (PCHFH) mission for safe, decent, affordable housing throughout Putnam County. “Soup for Shelter” will take place at the Schroeder Center for the Arts at 162 W. Main St., Ottawa, from 4 to 7:30 p.m. This event will be an evening of hearty feasting that features soup bowls made by local school students, teachers and artists.
A Beach Christmas Tree Grows in Holgate
When Travis Benintendo, who splits time between Holgate and Charlston, S.C., first floated the idea of a beach Christmas tree in Holgate to a community Facebook group in 2019, the group was less than receptive. “Down in Folly Beach, there is a beach tree every year. I liked the idea...
Nature Photography Contest Exhibition
Donations of dresses and tuxedos are now being accepted for Lima Kiwanis Club's Diva's Den
LIMA, OH (WLIO) - Your high school prom may have been unforgettable, but the dress you wore has likely been collecting dust in your closet for years. But don't worry; the Kiwanis Club of Lima is now accepting donations of prom dresses until January 15th. So, whether you want to free up some space in your wardrobe or participate in a good cause, you can drop off your prom dresses and/or tuxedos at Duffy's Dry Cleaners in the Shawnee Plaza located at 2505 Shawnee Road, Lima, OH 45806. The donation will be used in the Kiwanis Club's annual Diva's Den, which opens on Saturday, January 20th, at the Masonic Center, located 2165 N Cole St, Lima, OH 45801, from 9 a.m. to noon.
The Ethereal Resident: The Ghostly Lady of Hancock Historical Museum
Within the historic walls of the Hancock Historical Museum in Hancock County, a mysterious legend echoes through the corridors—a benign apparition known as the Ghostly Lady. Staff and visitors have reported sightings of this spectral figure, believed to be a former resident of the once-private Hull-Flater House. Now a museum, this site preserves a rich local history, while the presence of the Ghostly Lady adds an ethereal charm to its educational mission.
Deer Gun Hunting Season Begins in Ohio: Rules and Regulations
Get ready for deer gun hunting season in Ohio! Learn about the necessary permits, safety measures, hunting regulations, and bag limits from Allen County wildlife officer. Discover how to legally hunt and retrieve deer, and the importance of written permission for hunting locations.
New Paws, New Love: Adopt Dogs Today 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..
Liberty Arts Magnets students showcase talent at "Dancing in the Lights" recital
LIMA, OH (WLIO) - Liberty Arts Magnet School 7th and 8th graders performed Wednesday night in the school's first recital to focus entirely on dancers. Dancing in the Lights featured 11 songs focused on the theme of light. The performance included a variety of glowing props and showcased the upgrades to the Joe Henderson Auditorium's lighting system.
Cookies With Santa @ North Creek Community Church – Saturday, Dec 2nd
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Summer camp provides lasting memories for ‘Royal Kids’
LIMA — Since 2000, the Royal Kids camp has become a place for children to get away for one week in the summer. Originally, the camp started in 1985 in California. Royal Kids made its way to Lima a couple of decades later. “Grandma” of the local camp, Linda Harthun, spoke at the Kiwanis Club on Tuesday afternoon to share more about the organization.
Tips from the Allen County Dog Warden to keep your dog safe in these colder temperatures
ALLEN COUNTY, OH (WLIO) - While we are still three weeks away from the official start of winter, the temperatures this week say differently and it's a good time to remember how the cold can affect your dog. If you can't bring your dog inside, you should have a doghouse...
Soloists announced for Bluffton University’s 129th ‘Messiah’ performance
November 29, 2023 Press Release from Bluffton University: BLUFFTON, Ohio— Bluffton University’s music department has announced the soloists for its 129th performance of Handel’s “Messiah,” at 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 10, in Yoder Recital Hall. Soloists are Val Sibila, soprano; Kira McGirr, mezzo-soprano; Frederick A. Peterbark, tenor; and Max Pivik, bass.
Habitat's 'Soup for Shelter' fundraiser features bowlfuls of tasty art
PUTNAM COUNTY — When you enter the holiday-decorated Schroeder Center for the Arts on Dec. 1, you can sample a variety of soups, breads and desserts while supporting Putnam County Habitat for Humanity's (PCHFH) mission for safe, decent, affordable housing throughout Putnam County. "Soup for Shelter" will take place...