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Man’s death at nursing home is subject of probe
LIMA — An investigation is underway into circumstances surrounding the death of a 50-year-old man outside a Lima nursing home last week. According to the man’s sister, Larry Bernard House Sr. was a resident at CareCore at Lima, who was taken outside to smoke a cigarette on the evening of Nov. 27.
Spencerville Christmas Village: A New Tradition Filled with Fun Activities for Kids
Experience the joy of Christmas at Spencerville's annual Christmas Village! With new activities like barrel cart rides and a bouncy house, kids not only have fun but also learn about money management. Join the countdown to the tree lighting and spread the holiday cheer!
Suspected Shawnee Township drug dealer waives speedy trial rights
LIMA — A man initially linked to a suspected homicide earlier this year in Shawnee Township has waived his constitutional right to a speedy trial on a variety of drug-related charges. Michael Miller appeared in Allen County Common Pleas Court on Monday and agreed to an April 16 trial...
Polar Express unites Van Wert businesses
VAN WERT — All aboard the Polar Express! This year’s event in Van Wert was larger than ever and included more businesses. “Last year we had 22 stops — this year it’s 27,” said organizer Sarah Sheets, who is also the owner of The Well on South Washington Street.
LI Allen County Chamber of Commerce Year-End Update and Upcoming Events
Get the latest updates from the LI Allen County Chamber of Commerce! Discover the upcoming Women in Business holiday event, learn about the Civics essay competition for middle schoolers, and get a sneak peek into the annual Chamber breakfast happening in January.
lima, OH Residents: Your Future Dogs Best Friend Awaits!
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..
Today the gas price is close to $3.15 in Mendon as of 2023-12-04. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Monday is $3.242, a week ago the price is $3.250 , according to AAA.
Chronic wasting disease confirmed in a deer killed in Allen County
ALLEN COUNTY, OH (WLIO) - As gun deer season continues, more cases of chronic wasting disease are being discovered in more Ohio counties. One deer killed in Jackson Township in Allen County was confirmed to have the fatal disease that affects the brain and central nervous system. It is also called zombie deer disease, because of how the deer acts. A total of 8 counties have had confirmed cases of chronic wasting disease, six, including Allen County, were added since the deer hunting season started. Deer harvested in Allen County are not required to get tested, but the Ohio Department of Wildlife is asking hunters to voluntarily get their deer tested to track the spread of the disease.
Agency looks to promote south Lima development
LIMA — One group in Lima is hoping to bring some new life to the city’s south end, holding a meet and greet event Saturday evening to hopefully help other community members catch that same vision. The South Lima Community Development Corporation, now in its second year of...
Allen County Sheriff Matt Treglia shares concerns of staffing
ALLEN COUNTY, OH (WLIO) - We are doing more with less and we're getting it done. That statement from Allen County Sheriff Matt Treglia as he shares his concerns about staffing at the department. He says they are down 9 road deputies but they are finding ways to make sure...
Feeding community members — body and mind
LIMA — Community members were fed Monday not only with food but tools for learning. Center of Science and Industry (COSI) staff members joined the West Ohio Food Bank Distribution on Monday morning where the organization gave out free “learning lunchboxes” to families. The box is filled with activities related to the James Webb Telescope. With the lunchbox, children can make their own “model” of the telescope and understand how it works.
Annual Cops for Kids Christmas Delivery Event Brings Joy to Allen County Families
Experience the joy of giving with Allen County law enforcement officers in the annual Cops for Kids Christmas delivery event. Watch as they partner with Santa, Mrs. Claus, and local organizations to deliver presents and spread holiday cheer to 40 deserving families.
Hot shooting helps St. John’s dominate Van Wert
DELPHOS — It was the St. John’s season opener on Saturday night at the Vatican as they hosted the Van Wert Cougars. The Blue Jays came out with a big lead before picking up the 82-50 victory. “Just with this game being the home opener, the season opener...
Lima residents are asked to rake leaves to the curb as city crews began the final round of leaf pickup
ALLEN COUNTY, OH (WLIO) - The City of Lima has started the final round of leaf pickup in the city. Crews began going back through the neighborhoods to get areas that still had leaves to be collected. If residents still have leaves to be picked up, they are asked to rake them to the curb, not on the street. Crews will rake them into the street so the equipment can suck up the leaves. Please make sure there are no branches, rocks, or debris in the leaves.
Big Green doubles up Commodores
OTTOVILLE — The Ottoville Big Green used strong defense and balanced scoring to double up Perry 60-28 on Saturday night at L.W. Heckman Gymnasium. Pacing the Big Green (2-0) was Jace Langhals with 11 points, while Keaton Schnipke and Landon Horstman each had nine.
West Ohio Food Banjk is seeing more first time users of their services as the holidays get closer.
Hundreds of residents attended the West Ohio Food Banks distribution day today. The need continues to grow for families needing help putting food on the table. Food Bank officials say they see an increase in registrations around the holiday season. Boxes full of sweet potatoes, leg quarters and even desserts were loaded as vehicles pulled through. Food bank officials say they are seeing many first time applicants and encourage anyone that is struggling to take advantage of their services.
Prison Escapee Returns to Allen County for Arraignment
• James Lee, a prison escapee, has returned to Allen County for an arraignment. • Lee and another inmate escaped from the Allen Oakwood Correctional Institution in May. • Lee was captured in Kentucky less than 48 hours after the escape, while the other inmate's body was found in the Ohio River.
2024 Dog Licenses
2023 dog licenses are now on sale in Allen, Putnam and Van Wert counties and must be purchased by Jan. 31 to avoid penalty. All dogs 3 months old or older require a license.
Lima's Snowbusters Program Seeks Volunteers to Assist Elderly and Disabled with Snow Removal
As winter approaches, the city of Lima launches a new program called Snowbusters. The initiative aims to pair able-bodied volunteers with elderly or disabled residents needing help with snow removal. The program is free and open to anyone 18 years or older.
City of Lima's GTV to Receive Equipment Upgrades and New Programming
Get ready for a fresh look at local government news on City of Lima's GTV! With new equipment upgrades and enhanced programming, viewers can expect behind-the-scenes episodes featuring the mayor job shadowing city departments. Tune in on Spectrum Channel 1021 or Lima's YouTube channel.