Latest Allen County, Ohio Stories
By Rachelle Pavelko, The Lima News, Ohio Jul. 26--BATH TOWNSHIP -- One Lima roadway project is finally done. Thayer Road between Reservoir Road and state Route 81 opened at 9 a.m. Friday with a ceremony led by Allen County Engineer Tim Piper. The construction of the new Procter & Gamble Co.
By Bart Mills, The Lima News, Ohio Jul. 23--LIMA -- When it comes to stemming juvenile crime, success obviously begets success. The Allen County Juvenile Court will receive a $188,000 grant this year though the Ohio Department of Youth Services.
By Beth L. Jokinen, The Lima News, Ohio Jul. 22--WAPAKONETA -- Wapakoneta voters agreed in November to help the school district construct new buildings and spruce up others, and it won't be long until they begin seeing their money at work.
By Bob Blake, The Lima News, Ohio Jul. 22--LIMA -- A single-site casino proposal is heading toward a possible referendum on the November ballot. A pair of Allen County commissioners see the issue being one that could spur further action on the stalled casino effort locally.
By Rachelle Pavelko, The Lima News, Ohio Jul. 19--SIDNEY -- Celebrate a new opening day for the Shelby County Fair today. In previous years, the fair kicked off on Mondays.
By Heather Rutz, The Lima News, Ohio Jul.
By Bart Mills, The Lima News, Ohio Jul. 17--LIMA -- It was more than 50 years ago when Dr. James Idol and his team discovered a way to process ammonia and create what would eventually be called acrylonitrile.
By Brian Evans, The Lima News, Ohio Jul. 17--LIMA -- With the U.S. military cutting orders for a mine-resistant vehicle used by Marines in Iraq, 83 people at Lima's tank plant will lose their jobs in the next few weeks -- at least for now.
By Beth L. Jokinen, The Lima News, Ohio Jul. 16--SHAWNEE TOWNSHIP -- Joyce Davis is looking forward to the day when her kindergarten pupils will come back to her classroom from a full lunch period.
By Beth L. Jokinen, The Lima News, Ohio Jul. 14--LIMA -- Don't let Elizabeth Stein hear anyone say only guys play the drums. Not only will she quickly dispute the claim, she'll flat out prove it wrong.
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