NEWS


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Remembering 9/11
Columbus Grove insurance company moves to new location

Columbus Grove insurance company moves to new location

COLUMBUS GROVE — Grove Insurance Services celebrated the movie to a new location, 105 N. High St. Friday with an open house and ribbon cutting, ...

April 23rd, 2018 |  


Chamber Young Leader of the Year Finalists

Chamber Young Leader of the Year Finalists

LIMA — Community leaders Jeff Unterbrink, Jason May and Jacquelyn Beckner have recently announced as finalists for the Young Leader Award by the...

April 23rd, 2018 |  


US stocks wobble and bond yields set four-year highs

US stocks wobble and bond yields set four-year highs

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks couldn’t hang on to an early gain and finished mostly lower Monday as technology companies slipped. Bond price...

April 23rd, 2018 |  


Shawnee Township Board of Trustees to hold special meeting

Shawnee Township Board of Trustees to hold special meeting

LIMA — The Shawnee Township Board of Trustees will hold a meeting at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 2, at the Shawnee Township Administration Building...

April 23rd, 2018 |  


Lima Rotary Club plans to build amphitheater downtown

Lima Rotary Club plans to build amphitheater downtown

LIMA — A new amphitheater is expected to be built in downtown Lima as an effort made by the Lima Rotary Club to revitalize the city.The idea beh...

April 23rd, 2018 updated: April 23rd, 2018. |  


SPORTS


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Spencerville stops Allen East
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I am not anybody special
Allen another Big Ben?

Allen another Big Ben?

CLEVELAND — Watching Josh Allen for the past three years at Wyoming, offensive assistant Mike Bath can’t help but think of his former coll...

April 22nd, 2018 |  


Reds’ misery indexdeepens after 9-2loss to Cardinals

ST. LOUIS (AP) — For Miles Mikolas, throwing strikes translates to success — no matter where he’s pitching.Mikolas, who spent the la...

April 22nd, 2018 |  


Indians’ offense awakens in 7-3 win over Orioles

Indians’ offense awakens in 7-3 win over Orioles

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Cleveland Indians figured it would only be a matter of time before their struggling offense provided some support to a soli...

April 22nd, 2018 |  


Roundup: Elida finishes second at tennis invitational

Roundup: Elida finishes second at tennis invitational

ELIDA — The host Bulldogs finished second to Gahanna at Saturday’s Elida Invitational. Wapakoneta was third and Van Wert fourth.Singles pl...

April 21st, 2018 updated: April 22nd, 2018. |  


Shawnee freshmen play prominent roles in baseball doubleheader sweep

Shawnee freshmen play prominent roles in baseball doubleheader sweep

SHAWNEE TOWNSHIP — Shawnee flashed a little of its future and it looked very promising Saturday.Shawnee started four freshmen, including two sta...

April 21st, 2018 |  


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LIFESTYLE


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Births
Prince charming: Kate gives birth to boy, home by suppertime

Prince charming: Kate gives birth to boy, home by suppertime

LONDON — Third time’s a charm. The Duchess of Cambridge gave birth Monday morning to a new prince who is fifth in line to the British thro...

April 23rd, 2018 |  


90th birthday: Harold Gilbert

90th birthday: Harold Gilbert

LIMA — Harold “Gene” Gilbert is celebrating his 90th birthday with a family gathering.He was born April 19, 1928, to Forrest Michael...

April 21st, 2018 |  


Five generations: Smith family

Five generations: Smith family

Five generations of the Smith family gathered recently. Front: Great-great-grandma Lee Williams, of Lima, holding Great-great-grandson Elias Piceno, o...

April 21st, 2018 |  


Five generations: Jackson family

Five generations: Jackson family

Five generations of the Jackson family gathered recently. Left to right: Emma Jackson, Ruthie Mays, Jamila Jackson. Sitting: Norris Bevis III, Amina B...

April 21st, 2018 |  


Real Life Mama: Milestone birthday

Real Life Mama: Milestone birthday

A whole hand! That’s how long I have now been a Mama (come April 25.) There were many, many long days and several exhausting nights but just fiv...

April 21st, 2018 |  


Maxine and John Evans

Maxine and John Evans

GOMER — Mr. and Mrs. John D. Evans are celebrating 65 years of marriage with a family dinner.Evans and the former Maxine I. Weech were married A...

April 21st, 2018 |  


OPINION


George Will: True story made for the movies

George Will: True story made for the movies

WASHINGTON — Coming soon to a cinema near you — you can make this happen; read on — is a bite-your-nails true-story thriller featuri...

April 23rd, 2018 |  


Jim Krumel: Getting a refresher course in magnu-matics

Jim Krumel: Getting a refresher course in magnu-matics

No one ever said this job gets boring. Some days you think you’re working in little Chicago, other days it’s Mayberry. It’s always i...

April 23rd, 2018 updated: April 23rd, 2018. |  


Letter: Larry Huffman — next for judge

It makes sense to vote for Larry Huffman as Common Pleas Court judge. He has educated sense, common sense and good sense all.Huffman has breadth of ex...

April 22nd, 2018 |  


Ron Lora: You need to have a say in May

Ron Lora: You need to have a say in May

“Think harder, dig deeper, go vote!”“Your Vote, your Future.” “Have a voice, make a choice.”Many versions of these...

April 22nd, 2018 |  


Dr. Glenn Mollette – Bush funeral service beautiful

Dr. Glenn Mollette – Bush funeral service beautiful

I’ve always admired Barbara Bush. Like millions of others I was saddened to hear about her declining health and then recent death. Many televisi...

April 22nd, 2018 |  


BUSINESS


Hardin County has lowest gas prices in region

Hardin County has lowest gas prices in region

LIMA — Hardin County has the lowest gas prices this week with a 10-cent lead.Hardin has the lowest county average price for gasoline at $2.49. N...

April 23rd, 2018 |  


Rhodes State College offering sessions on small businesses

Rhodes State College offering sessions on small businesses

LIMA — In celebration of National Small Business Week, Rhodes State College is offering 90-minute sessions on how to operate a small business mo...

April 23rd, 2018 |  


Self-driving electric shuttle buses to begin at University of Michigan

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — A pair of self-driving shuttle buses should begin motoring around Ann Arbor this spring in an ambitious test of the new techn...

April 22nd, 2018 |  


Ways to save at national parks

Ways to save at national parks

America’s national parks are brimming with natural wonders: cascading waterfalls, towering redwoods, white sand beaches. But visiting these gems...

April 21st, 2018 |  


Fort Jennings State Bank receives five-star rating

FORT JENNINGS — Fort Jennings State Bank has received a five-star rating, the highest rating, from BauerFinancial, Inc., a premier bank rating f...

April 21st, 2018 |  


When to ignore credit card advice

When to ignore credit card advice

Conventional wisdom about credit cards is often black and white, from whether you should use cards at all to which types deserve a slot in your wallet...

April 21st, 2018 |  


STATE NEWS


Most Ohio lawmakers don’t want Mueller fired or protected

Most Ohio lawmakers don’t want Mueller fired or protected

WASHINGTON — Most Ohio lawmakers from both parties agree it would be a mistake for President Donald Trump to fire special counsel Robert Mueller...

April 22nd, 2018 |  


Sheriff’s Office says robbery suspect hangs himself at jail

Sheriff’s Office says robbery suspect hangs himself at jail

SPRINGFIELD (AP) — A sheriff says a man booked and charged in gas station robberies has hanged himself in a cell at a central Ohio county jail.T...

April 22nd, 2018 |  


Prosecutor: Woman who gave teen vodka charged in his death

Prosecutor: Woman who gave teen vodka charged in his death

CHILLICOTHE (AP) — Authorities say a 33-year-old woman in southern Ohio has been charged with involuntary manslaughter for providing alcohol to ...

April 22nd, 2018 |  


Study shows no drop in pollutants feeding Lake Erie algae

Study shows no drop in pollutants feeding Lake Erie algae

TOLEDO (AP) — A new report finds that the pollutants feeding Lake Erie’s toxic algae haven’t shown a clear decrease over the past fi...

April 22nd, 2018 |  


Police say 3 killed in separate shootings in Columbus

Police say 3 killed in separate shootings in Columbus

COLUMBUS (AP) — Police say separate shootings killed three men in Ohio’s capital city, including a double homicide.Columbus police say two...

April 22nd, 2018 |  


Police say driver jailed after Dayton area officer hit by truck

Police say driver jailed after Dayton area officer hit by truck

DAYTON (AP) — Authorities say an Ohio police officer is sore but not seriously injured after he was hit by a pickup truck while investigating hi...

April 22nd, 2018 |