NEWS


Livestock show moo-ves into Allen County Fairgrounds

Livestock show moo-ves into Allen County Fairgrounds

LIMA — For the 12th straight year, the Ohio Cattlemen’s Association is hosting a livestock show out at the Allen County Fairgrounds.The Be...

November 24th, 2017 |  


Lima-area shoppers up early for Black Friday deals

Lima-area shoppers up early for Black Friday deals

LIMA — Early Friday morning, local businesses’ parking lots were filled with cars and people rushing out to head to their next destination...

November 24th, 2017 updated: November 24th, 2017. |  


More stock records as technology and energy companies rise

More stock records as technology and energy companies rise

NEW YORK — U.S. stocks set more records in quiet post-holiday trading Friday as technology companies again did much of the heavy lifting. Energy...

November 24th, 2017 |  


US appeals court agrees Jordanian woman faces threat at home

US appeals court agrees Jordanian woman faces threat at home

CINCINNATI — A recent U.S. appellate court ruling offers a window on “honor killings,” an ancient practice across the globe that cal...

November 24th, 2017 |  


US appeals court orders halt on natural gas pipeline in Ohio

US appeals court orders halt on natural gas pipeline in Ohio

CLEVELAND — A city facing long odds of stopping section of a $2 billion natural gas pipeline from being built there was handed a victory this we...

November 24th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


2017-18 boys basketball preview: Delphos Jefferson

2017-18 boys basketball preview: Delphos Jefferson

Coach: Jordan JettinghoffYears, career record: 1, 12-12Division: IIILast Year: 12-12, 6-2, Sectional Final Runner-upReturning Letterwinners: Brenen Ay...

November 24th, 2017 |  


2017-18 boys basketball preview: Lincolnview Lancers

2017-18 boys basketball preview: Lincolnview Lancers

Coach: Brett HammonsYears, career record: 5, 73-51Division: IVLast Year: 11-13, 4-4, Sectional Final Runner-upReturning Letterwinners: (*returning sta...

November 24th, 2017 |  


2017-18 boys basketball preview: Paulding Panthers

2017-18 boys basketball preview: Paulding Panthers

Coach: Brian MillerYears, career record: 2, 7-17Division: IIILast Year: 7-17 (3-5)Returning Letterwinners: Ehan Rhonehoux (Sr.), Logan Bradford (Sr.),...

November 24th, 2017 |  


2017-18 boys basketball preview: Spencerville Bearcats

2017-18 boys basketball preview: Spencerville Bearcats

Coach: Kevin SensabaughYears, career record: 5, 44-74Division: IVLast Year: 18-6, 8-0Returning Letterwinners: Ben Dues (Sr.), Drew Armstead (Jr.)Promi...

November 24th, 2017 |  


2017-18 boys basketball preview: Bath Wildcats

2017-18 boys basketball preview: Bath Wildcats

Coach: Shawn AllenYears, career record: 4, 99-119Division IIILast year: 4-19, 1-8Returning Letterwinners: Will Clark (Sr.), Harrison Gough (Sr.), Chad...

November 24th, 2017 |  


2017-18 boys basketball preview: Celina Bulldogs

2017-18 boys basketball preview: Celina Bulldogs

Coach: Jay ImwalleYears, career record: 2, 17-29Division: IILast year: 6-17, 3-6 WBL (tied for seventh)Returning letter winners: Kole Murlin (Sr., 6-1...

November 24th, 2017 |  


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LIFESTYLE


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Births
“Justice League” – PG-13

“Justice League” – PG-13

The Story“I think there’s an attack coming,” says Bruce Wayne/Batman (Ben Affleck). “Not coming, Bruce,” says Diana Prin...

November 23rd, 2017 |  


A festival for the family: Christmas Tree Festival

A festival for the family: Christmas Tree Festival

LIMA — Get in the Christmas spirit by attending the 45th annual Christmas Tree Festival at the Allen County Museum. This year’s theme is &...

November 23rd, 2017 |  


Ghost story of Christmas comes to Encore Theatre

Ghost story of Christmas comes to Encore Theatre

LIMA — The ghost story of Christmas comes to life during Encore Theatre’s production of “A Christmas Carol.” The novella, writ...

November 23rd, 2017 |  


Thanksgiving sharing: Here’s how to break the ice

Thanksgiving sharing: Here’s how to break the ice

Thanksgiving: Time for family to gather, eat food, watch football, go shopping. And maybe, if we’re lucky, tell a story or two.I love stories. G...

November 22nd, 2017 |  


Births

Births

Lima Memorial Health SystemNov. 21 — Avery Mendenhall and Dameon Hughes, Lima, boy.Mercy Health-St. Rita’sNov. 21 — Morgan Conner a...

November 22nd, 2017 |  


Thanksgiving, 100 years ago

Thanksgiving, 100 years ago

LIMA — Thursday, November 22, 1917, dawned cool and gray and stayed that way until a light rain turned into snow late that evening. The front pa...

November 21st, 2017 |  


OPINION


Cal Thomas: Can Trump-haters be thankful for him?

Cal Thomas: Can Trump-haters be thankful for him?

Any other Republican president but Donald Trump might expect to get at least some credit for the mostly positive direction in which the country is hea...

November 24th, 2017 |  


Letter: Allen County has it all

Our Allen County has many things to offer that we can count our blessings for. The list is long and includes a great variety of restaurants; numerous ...

November 23rd, 2017 |  


Ohio’s homeless needs your help

Despite the threats in Washington to affordable housing programs and funding for homeless services, Ohio has made real progress in fighting homelessne...

November 23rd, 2017 updated: November 23rd, 2017. |  


Column: Don’t let Uncle Sam drive car sales

Column: Don’t let Uncle Sam drive car sales

DALLAS — For a century carmakers built the cars and trucks their customers wanted. That’s changing. Increasingly they’re building ca...

November 22nd, 2017 |  


Rediscovering America: A quiz on Thanksgiving

Rediscovering America: A quiz on Thanksgiving

Many citizens have a limited understanding of American history and our unique form of constitutional government. Without this knowledge, how can we ex...

November 22nd, 2017 |  


Letter: Let me make a note of that

Now that I am retired, I imagined that I did not need my memory anymore. What do retired people need to remember anyway! That big meeting at the offic...

November 22nd, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


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Lima-area shoppers up early for Black Friday deals
Connections meeting scheduled Nov. 30

Connections meeting scheduled Nov. 30

LIMA — Connections is hosting a meeting from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 30, at Shawnee Country Club, 1700 Shawnee Road, Lima.For more i...

November 23rd, 2017 |  


Planning for Black Friday savings: Insiders offer tips to make the most of your shopping

Planning for Black Friday savings: Insiders offer tips to make the most of your shopping

ST. MARYS — Six years ago, on an early Friday morning after Thanksgiving, Tawnie Montague, of St. Marys, began her Black Friday journey, an expe...

November 22nd, 2017 updated: November 22nd, 2017. |  


Entertainment Station brings laser tag, virtual reality to Lima

Entertainment Station brings laser tag, virtual reality to Lima

LIMA — People looking for high tech fun have a new destination.On Wednesday, the Entertainment Station had its grand opening at 2815 Elida Road,...

November 22nd, 2017 updated: November 22nd, 2017. |  


Nominations open for Ottawa chamber’s 4 Under 40 award

Nominations open for Ottawa chamber’s 4 Under 40 award

OTTAWA — The Ottawa Area Chamber of Commerce announced Wednesday that nominations are being taken for the 4 Over 40 award.Eligible nominees must...

November 22nd, 2017 |  


Stocks slip from latest record highs

Stocks slip from latest record highs

NEW YORK — U.S. stocks mostly slipped away from their latest record highs Wednesday as the two former halves of Hewlett-Packard both tumbled, wh...

November 22nd, 2017 updated: November 22nd, 2017. |  


Unemployment rates drop for 5 of 9 regional counties

Unemployment rates drop for 5 of 9 regional counties

LIMA — Five of the nine regional county’s employment rates have declined since last month, according to figures released Tuesday by the Oh...

November 21st, 2017 |  


STATE NEWS


Chief: Officer shoots man who pointed gun

CINCINNATI (AP) — Police in a Cincinnati suburb say an officer shot a man multiple times after the man pointed a gun at the officer.Colerain Tow...

November 24th, 2017 |  


US appeals court agrees Jordanian woman faces threat at home

US appeals court agrees Jordanian woman faces threat at home

CINCINNATI — A recent U.S. appellate court ruling offers a window on “honor killings,” an ancient practice across the globe that cal...

November 24th, 2017 |  


US appeals court orders halt on natural gas pipeline in Ohio

US appeals court orders halt on natural gas pipeline in Ohio

CLEVELAND — A city facing long odds of stopping section of a $2 billion natural gas pipeline from being built there was handed a victory this we...

November 24th, 2017 |  


Ohio Lottery results for Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017

Ohio Lottery results for Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017

DAILY (Wednesday)Pick 3: 2-5-7 day; 8-8-8 nightPick 4: 1-2-0-5 day, 5-3-1-7 nightPick 5: 1-8-9-6-3 day, 1-2-7-7-2 nightRolling Cash 5: 11-19-21-33-38C...

November 22nd, 2017 |  


Indian Lake fires superintendent charged with child rape

Indian Lake fires superintendent charged with child rape

BELLEFONTAINE — An Ohio superintendent facing rape and other charges for allegedly sexually assaulting a young girl has been fired.The Dispatch ...

November 22nd, 2017 updated: November 22nd, 2017. |  


Pledge deaths at US colleges fuel reviews of Greek life

Pledge deaths at US colleges fuel reviews of Greek life

COLUMBUS — The deaths of at least four fraternity pledges this year have helped fuel a re-examination of Greek life at U.S. colleges, which have...

November 22nd, 2017 |