July 25, 2014

Subscriber Login

Safety coalition reminds all to drive sober this holiday weekend
Wednesday, July 02, 2014 8:10 PM



LIMA — This Friday, the nation joins together in one big party to celebrate the 4th of July. As a reminder to everyone celebrating the 4th, the Allen County Sheriff’s Office, the Ohio State Highway Patrol as well as other local law enforcement will work overtime throughout the weekend to keep our roadways safe from impaired drivers by enforcing Ohio’s impaired driving laws.

Van Wert County court news
Wednesday, July 02, 2014 8:06 PM

The following individuals appeared Wednesday in Van Wert County Common Pleas Court:

Plea changes

Roger Hibbard, 37, Paulding, entered a plea of guilty to three counts of attempted telecommunications harassment, each a misdemeanor one ( each reduced from telecommunications harassment, felony five).

The court ordered a pre-sentence investigation and set sentencing for July 23.

From the Archives — July 3, 2014
Wednesday, July 02, 2014 8:06 PM

One Year Ago

From growing up through the Depression era to seeing the incredible technological advancements of the past century, Bernice Dupler has seen it all. It was July 4, 1912, when this little firecracker came into the world. She now resides in Vancrest Health Care Center and loves having people drop by to reminisce about working at Gressel’s, the Thrift Store or any other topic of interest.


Amish Cook — Days filled with hard work summer brings
Tuesday, July 01, 2014 8:00 PM



2014 is halfway over already. Hard to believe!

The sun is shining after a rainy week so we are taking advantage of the beautiful day. Benjamin, Joseph, Lovina and Kevin are out in the garden pulling weeds. My how those weeds took over! Our garden is looking great other than the weeds.

LSO sets audtions
Tuesday, July 01, 2014 8:00 PM | Updated ( Tuesday, July 01, 2014 7:51 PM )



LIMA — The Lima Symphony Orchestra will hold auditions for musicians on Aug. 23 at Reed Hall on The Ohio State University at Lima campus by appointment.

The orchestra is currently seeking a principal viola and bass trombone player. We are also auditioning substitute players in section strings and in section instruments other than percussion and piano.

Players who would like to audition should check the Lima Symphony Orchestra website at limasymphony.com/lso-auditions for requirements and contact Anita Skinner at 419-222-5701 for a time.