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Bill Would Secure Funding for Lima Tank Plant

Written by on 21 June 2018

A bill passed by the U.S. Senate would secure funding for the Joint Systems Manufacturing Center in Lima.   Hometown Stations reported that if passed the National Defense Authorization Act will provide 1.53 billion dollars to make improvements on the Abrams tanks and another 171 million dollars to upgrade Stryker vehicles.   The bill would […]

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Behind the Badge Event in Logan County Today

Written by on 21 June 2018

The Logan County Sheriff’s Office is hosting a Behind the Badge event today at the Chippewa State Park.   The event is open for kids of all ages and will run from 11 this morning until 2 this afternoon/   Hot dogs, chips and drinks will be served, and the day will also feature games […]

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Five Vehicles Involved in Crash on US 68 Tuesday

Written by on 20 June 2018

Five vehicles were involved in a crash Tuesday afternoon on US 68 in Logan County.   WPKO Radio reported that the crash involved a semi and four cars.   Three people were injured and transported to Mary Rutan Hospital with non life-threatening injuries.   68 was closed for a couple of hours while the scene […]

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Florida Residents Facing Drug Charges in Hancock County

Written by on 20 June 2018

Five people from Florida are facing drug charges in Hancock County.   The Findlay Courier reported that Hancock County Prosecutor Phil Riegle announced that the five were arrested earlier this month following an investigation led by the Drug Enforcement Agency.   The five, identified as 28 year old Salomon Lopez, 19 year old Isidoro Martinez, […]

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Former Lima Area Teacher Pleads Guilty to Sex Charges

Written by on 20 June 2018

A former teacher in Lima pleaded guilty Tuesday to four felony charges connected to an improper sexual relationship with a 14 year old student.   The Lima News reported that 28 year old Todd Baker pleaded guilty to three counts of sexual battery and one count of tampering with evidence. Through the plea agreement, seven […]

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Camp in Findlay Wrapping Up Today

Written by on 20 June 2018

Today is the last day for Camp 9-1-1 in Findlay.   Representatives from the Findlay Police Department, Findlay Fire Department, Hanco EMS and the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office spoke to kids attending on several topics and offered interactive presentations.   The 3 day camp teaches children about safety.   Authorities hope to expand the camp […]

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Marion Church Donates to Marion Police Department

Written by on 20 June 2018

The Epworth United Methodist Church in Marion donated several items to the Marion Police Department.   Items such as toys, books, stuffed animals, snacks and more were collected by the church during their annual Vacation Bible School.   All items collected were donated and will be used for the police department’s MPACT programs.

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Mary L. Marker Named 2018 Distinguished Alumnus by Ohio Association of Community Colleges

Written by on 20 June 2018

LIMA (June 14, 2018) – Mary L. Marker was honored with the 2018 Distinguished Alumnus Award by the Ohio Association of Community Colleges at its Annual Conference on June 8, 2018. Marker, the 2017 Rhodes State College Outstanding Alumni Award recipient, was nominated by President, Dr. Debra McCurdy. Each of Ohio’s 23 community colleges could […]

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Former Allen County Sheriff Indicted

Written by on 19 June 2018

The former Sheriff of Allen County was indicted by the FBI on six counts.   Hometown Stations reported that Sam Crish turned himself in Monday and was scheduled to appear in Toledo Federal Court today.   Crish is accused of taking bribes from drug dealers as well as tipping them off, making promises to people […]

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Marysville AT&T Users Having Service Issues

Written by on 19 June 2018

AT&T users in Marysville are having issues contacting the city.   According to information on the Marysville Division of Police Facebook page, customers are asked to use a landline if they need to call the department at 937-642-1215.   As always, call 9-1-1 in case of emergencies.   No time frame was given as to […]

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