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Warren County adds cheaper, rural water service without fire hydrants "The majority of residents within the proposed improvement area must be supportive." The waterline projects can be financed through cash reserves, loan or bonds and are to be repaid through $5,780 payments for each tap-in, meter and inspection. "It makes these waterline projects more affordable," Brausch said.

Break-in attempts reported at two phone stores in Kettering, Moraine At around 11:20 a.m., an attempted break-in was reported for the Sprint store on West Dorothy Lane in Kettering, followed by one at the Boost Mobile store in the 5600 block of Springboro Pike. Police said bricks were thrown through the front door of the Sprint.

East Dayton families slow to enroll in Preschool Promise But though Preschool Promise attendance is up across the city, participation rates remain much lower in the northeast and southeast sections of Dayton, and local officials want to change that.

How They Voted: 1/26 A look at recent actions in the U.S. Congress and the Ohio General Assembly and how lawmakers representing the area voted. SENATE S.Res.

Daily Log: 1/26 Births ProMedica Bay Park Hospital Emily Krzyston, Monroe, boy, Jan. 23. ProMedica Flower Hospital Cassandra and Tylor Heckman, Bowling Green, girl,…

Lucas County Dogs for Adoption: 1/26 The dogs pictured above are newly available for adoption at Lucas County Canine Care and Control, 410 S. Erie St., Toledo. Listed are the name, breed, sex,…

Girls high school basketball: Amira Freeman scores 20 in Elida victory LEIPSIC - Amira Freeman had 20 points and Katelyn Makin, Addisyn Freeman and Brooke Reese also scored in double digits for Elida in its 58-50 girls high school basketball victory Saturday against the host Vikings. Addisyn Freeman and Makin also had nine and six rebounds respectively.

No. 1 Baylor takes charge, tops Florida Devonte Bandoo and MaCio Teague each scored 16 points as No. 1 Baylor extended the nation's second-longest active winning streak to 16 games with a 72-61 victory over host Florida on Saturday night in the Big 12/SEC Challenge at Gainesville, Fla.

Sugarcreek Twp. trustee passes away 6, 2020, Pittman's fellow trustees decided to establish Jan. 6 at Michael E. Pittman Community Connectivity Day in Sugarcreek Twp. Friends are welcome to visit Tobias Funeral Home-Far Hills Chapel Jan 28., from 4 to 8 p.m. The funeral service will be held at the funeral home Jan.

Mozart by candlelight LIMA - The ever-popular Mozart by Candlelight performance by the Lima Symphony Orchestra gave the public a chance to listen to the orchestra in a unique setting and hear what a conductor candidate brings to it. "People love this concert," said Elizabeth Brown-Ellis, executive director of the symphony.

Column: Modern school-choice case gives Supreme Court chance to expel old anti-Catholic laws Supporters of school choice, take notice. The Supreme Court just heard oral arguments in a case that could limit your ability to pick the school that's right for your children. In Espinoza v. Montana Department of Revenue, a group of parents is challenging the state's decision to exclude religious schools from a scholarship program.

More at stake than water with Lake Erie Bill of Rights court decision The latest showdown over the ever-controversial Lake Erie Bill of Rights has an added twist: Would a federal judge actually invalidate a citizen-led…

Lima region marks School Choice Week, Catholic Schools Week LIMA - One local principal said comparing all of the education options available today is like comparing apples to oranges: Your selection is always going to come down to what you're looking to get out of the choice.

Editorial: It's bad business for Ohio to dictate wages It sounds good when State Rep. Brigid Kelly, D-Cincinnati, says, "The promise of America is that it is supposed to be the land of opportunity, where if you work hard, you can succeed, and you can get ahead." It sounds good, that is, until Kelly stipulates that she wants the government to tell businesses how much they should pay their workers.

Photo Gallery: 55th Annual Camp & Travel Regional RV Show The Camp and Travel Regional RV Show brought a hands-on experience to attendees with over 100 RVs on display at the SeaGate Convention Centre in downtown…

Letter: Forget witnesses, they're not needed Regarding your column Tuesday in The Lima News, no witnesses are needed in the impeachment trial. On June 20, 2012 President Obama told his self described "wing man" Atty General Eric Holder to claim executive privilege to a subpoena issued by the House of Representatives regarding the Obama debacle called "Fast and Furious" which involved U.S.

Letter: George Lopez a bad joke There is certainly enough hate and animosity in this country right now. I don't believe that the Lima Civic Center should be honoring a hateful respite like George Lopez by giving him an audience. This man has personally and unequivocally threatened the life of the President of the United States.

Letter: Our corrupt 2-party system If I am driving to dealerships looking for a car, I want to see different types of vehicles and colors to choose from. Not just black or white. If I go to a retail store, I want choices between toasters, clothing, or food. I believe we all like choices.

Letter: You can help, by crikey! Australia has been suffering terribly from wildfires. Thus, many species of animals, many of which are endangered, have lost much of their habitat. Some have been severely injured or even killed. This is a significant, given Australia is the continent with the highest extinction rate for mammals.

Van Wert mother bringing awareness to childhood cancer VAN WERT - Hannah Wireman was only 15 when she died of cancer, and her mother has joined an organization that helps provide comfort to others who have lost their children to the disease. The non-profit organization's name is called FAM, which stands for Fighting All Monsters.

"1917" - R"1917" - R"Dolittle" - PG "I'm going with you," says young Harry Collett. "Certainly not!" Doctor Dolittle says. "It's far too dangerous!" "Please," Harry says, "don't make me go home." "Are you ready for the adventure of a lifetime?" asks Poly, CG talking macaw. "I am!" says Harry.

Real Life Mama: Challenged to do more "Go make the world a better place, Mommy!" That is what my 6-year-old recently started yelling back at me every weekday morning as she runs to the bus. To be honest, the first time she said it, I kind of laughed it off. Where in the world did that child get something like that?

Retiring nurses create experience gap LIMA - Denise Cook has always loved being a nurse. She's been giving shots, taking temperatures and lifting spirits for 44 years, starting her career at what was then known as Saint Rita's Hospital and has since become Mercy Health-Saint Rita's Medical Center.

Jury selection begins Monday in murder case of Lima man LIMA - Jury selection is scheduled to get underway Monday in Allen County Common Pleas Court for one of two Lima men charged in the shooting death of Branson Tucker nearly a year ago. Kenneth L. Cobb, the alleged gunman in Tucker's death, is charged with murder with a firearm specification and having weapons while under disability.

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