Latest Allen County, Ohio Stories
By The Lima News, Ohio Jul. 11--Wow! What a Fourth of July. Indian Lake was busting over its banks with lots and lots and lots of people, boats, cars, golf carts and motorcycles. What a crowd. Things started slow because of Mother Nature but then the sun came out and so did everyone else.
By Bart Mills, The Lima News, Ohio Jul. 11--LIMA -- Despite earlier reports, there will be nurses among the 49 workers laid off from St. Rita's Medical Center. Hospital President Jim Reber said Thursday that three registered nurses were among those affected by the hospital's staff cuts.
By Beth L. Jokinen, The Lima News, Ohio Jul. 3--ST. MARYS -- Pupils studying American history next school year at McBroom Junior High School will not just read about it, but see it in art form as well.
By Beth L. Jokinen, The Lima News, Ohio Jun. 25--PERRY TOWNSHIP -- Perry school employees are getting a raise, but they will also for the first time have to pay a little for health care.
By Beth L. Jokinen, The Lima News, Ohio Jun. 23--LIMA -- This summer will be a busy one for young filmmaker Becky Hartung. There are 10 episodes of her teenage drama to finish, a short film about adoption, and a trip to Orlando, Fla., for a New York Film Academy, where she'll give acting a try.
By Beth L. Jokinen, The Lima News, Ohio Jun. 18--SHAWNEE TOWNSHIP -- A three-year contract for school employees these days is pretty good, but Shawnee teachers are getting one better.
By Greg Sowinski, The Lima News, Ohio Jun. 15--VAN WERT -- Jodi Wallenhorst has spent nearly 15 years working at Kongsberg Automotive to support her son and daughter as a single mother.
At a university smaller than some high schools, where many athletes live in the same dormitory, the deaths of four baseball players in a bus crash has left an entire campus feeling a profound sense of loss.
By Greg Sowinski, The Lima News, Ohio Nov. 29--LIMA -- Police recorded its ninth homicide of the year Tuesday when a Chicago man shot in the head late Sunday died. Marcus R. Green, 24, died at St. Rita's Medical Center on Tuesday, hospital spokeswoman Linda Chartrand said.
By Tim Rausch, The Lima News, Ohio Oct. 27--LIMA -- In a black suit with sequins, Judy Collins swept from stage right to open with one of her most memorable songs.
- A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.