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LSO joins consortium presenting new works by women composers

The Lima Symphony Orchestra has been selected as one of thirty orchestras nationwide to participate in a program premiering and programming works by women composers. The LSO will program the work by composer Chelsea Komschlies. 

OSU Extension summer activities 

It’s registration time for OSU Extension summer activities. To register, call 419-674-2297 or use the links below.

Family Engagement: Disc Golf Club
For youth in grades 3- 12 with an adult. Learn to play a fun intergenerational game. Registration costs include an Innova Disc Starter Pack (bag and 3 discs) and snacks. Location: Two Kenton and one Ada disc golf courses. Register at 

April 16 reports from the Ohio Division of Wildlife

Field reports from Ohio Division of Wildlife Officers

Northwest Ohio – Wildlife District Two
In April, State Wildlife Officer Nathan Kaufmann, assigned to Richland County, K-9 Officer May, Wildlife Officer Supervisor Kevin Russell, and Wildlife District Two staff participated in a Junior Achievement Inspire event at the Richland County Fairgrounds.

Lima Symphony Orchestra announces 2024-2025 season

The Lima Symphony Orchestra has announced details of the 2024-2025 season. High-profile guest artists and conductors, new music, symphonic arrangements of pop and rock hits, and favorite repertoire classics will be part of the upcoming season, which begins in October.

Season subscriptions are on sale; tickets for individual concerts will be available August 1.

Highway Construction Update for the week of April 22

The Ohio Department of Transportation has announced work to affect highways in near Ada, Ohio during the week beginning April 21. All outlined work is weather permitting.

  • State Route 235 between the village of Ada and the Hancock County line will be restricted to one lane for berm repair.
  • State Route 235 over Interstate 75 will be restricted to one lane for bridge repair.

Ohio didn't see major eclipse gridlock

COLUMBUS__The message from state officials was clear: Come early, stay late for last week’s solar eclipse. New data shows that most people did just that, avoiding the post-eclipse gridlock other states experienced.