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Red Cross blood donation opportunity in Lima

Red Cross blood donation opportunity in Lima

LIMA — There will be a blood donation opportunity from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 23, at Walmart, 2450 Allentown Road, Lima. .neFileBlock { mar...

December 12th, 2017 |  


Putnam commissioners, engineer, Columbus grove reps discuss ditch maintenance

OTTAWA — The Putnam County Commissioners, engineer and auditor met with Columbus Grove representatives Tuesday to alleviate confusion over a Plu...

December 12th, 2017 |  


Lima facility offers Parkinson’s Disease speech and movement program

Lima facility offers Parkinson’s Disease speech and movement program

LIMA — With its symptoms of stiffness, tremors and speech difficulties, Parkinson’s Disease can grind life to a halt. However, while treat...

December 12th, 2017 |  


Drop off recycling for residents in Amanda Township

Drop off recycling for residents in Amanda Township

SPENCERVILLE — Drop off recycling for residents of Amanda Township will be held from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Dec. 23, at 690 S. Conant Road, Sp...

December 12th, 2017 |  


Waynesfield Dollar General to hold grand opening Saturday

Waynesfield Dollar General to hold grand opening Saturday

WAYNESFIELD — A new Dollar General store will hold a grand opening event at 8 a.m. Saturday at 208 W. Wapakoneta St., Waynesfield.Free prizes an...

December 12th, 2017 updated: December 12th, 2017. |  


Perry plans Breakfast with Santa event

Perry plans Breakfast with Santa event

PERRY TOWNSHIP — Perry Elementary School will sponsor a Breakfast with Santa event from 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 16 in the west wing of Perry...

December 12th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


Roundup Ohio State Lima/Rhodes State ends long home loss streak to Sinclair in men’s hoops

LIMA — The Ohio State Lima/Rhodes State men’s basketball defeated Sinclair Community College at home for the time since 1973 Tuesday night...

December 12th, 2017 |  


Ohio boys, girls high school basketball scores for Tuesday, Dec. 12

BoysAkr. East 46, Akr. Kenmore-Garfield 45Akr. Hoban 79, Massillon Washington 69, OTAkr. Manchester 84, Apple Creek Waynedale 74Albany Alexander 82, N...

December 12th, 2017 |  


Oilers beat Blue Jackets 7-2 behind McDavid, Brassoit

COLUMBUS — Connor McDavid had a goal and three assists, and Laurent Brossoit stopped 28 shots as the Edmonton Oilers routed the Columbus Blue Ja...

December 12th, 2017 |  


Jeter: Stanton didn’t want to be part of Marlins’ rebuilding

Jeter: Stanton didn’t want to be part of Marlins’ rebuilding

MIAMI (AP) — Derek Jeter says when his ownership group took over the Miami Marlins in October, he thought Giancarlo Stanton would be with the te...

December 12th, 2017 |  


Bearcat win

Bearcat win

LIMA – Spencerville didn’t have its best night at the offensive end.But its defensive pressure and rebounding prowess helped overcome subp...

December 11th, 2017 updated: December 12th, 2017. |  


Top teams to square off

Top teams to square off

For those that missed the update in Monday’s extension of this column, the first round of the Lima City Singles is in the books and though many ...

December 11th, 2017 updated: December 12th, 2017. |  


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LIFESTYLE


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Semi-truck crash on I-75

LIMA — A semi truck on I-75 fell off the side of the road and hit a bridge Monday.The Van Wert Ohio State Highway was dispatched at the scene af...

December 11th, 2017 |  


Activate Allen County: Achieving your fitness resolutions

Activate Allen County: Achieving your fitness resolutions

For many people, dressing in workout clothes and hitting the treadmill in the morning can feel less like fun and more like a visit to the dentist. It ...

December 11th, 2017 updated: December 12th, 2017. |  


St. Rita’s health focus: Flu shots help everyone

St. Rita’s health focus: Flu shots help everyone

Many people wonder why so many places are pushing the flu shot every year. Some of us who get the flu do have to take a week or so off work and that i...

December 11th, 2017 updated: December 12th, 2017. |  


Gift-worthy food and nutrition books

Gift-worthy food and nutrition books

Shopping for reliable nutrition and cooking books is a bit like picking out a good wine. It helps to know the source.Here are some picks from my own r...

December 11th, 2017 updated: December 12th, 2017. |  


Births

Births

8Lima Memorial Health SystemDec. 8 — Lauren Shulaw and Steven Sasada, Lima, boy.Mercy Health-St. Rita’sDec. 8 — Barbara Elliott and ...

December 11th, 2017 updated: December 12th, 2017. |  


‘Coco’ tops box office again before ‘Star Wars’ hits

‘Coco’ tops box office again before ‘Star Wars’ hits

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The animated family film “Coco” has topped the box office for a third time on a quiet, pre “Star Wars: The ...

December 10th, 2017 updated: December 12th, 2017. |  


OPINION


Column: Why California continues to burn

Column: Why California continues to burn

Large, high-intensity wildfires are an inevitable and natural part of life in California. The destruction of our communities is not. But many of the p...

December 12th, 2017 |  


John Grindrod: Hickory suggestions and memories from readers

John Grindrod: Hickory suggestions and memories from readers

My, last week’s offering certainly did yield quite a few reactions from readers, more than I could ever have imagined and certainly more than th...

December 12th, 2017 |  


Susan Stamper Brown: Christmas Came Early This Year for Conservatives

Susan Stamper Brown: Christmas Came Early This Year for Conservatives

With unemployment at a 17-year low and the stock market at an all-time high, 2.2 million new jobs created in eleven months, pro-U.S. Constitution judg...

December 11th, 2017 updated: December 12th, 2017. |  


Doyle McManus: The campaign to delegitimize the Russia probe is well under way

Doyle McManus: The campaign to delegitimize the Russia probe is well under way

Some of President Trump’s biggest fans have declared war against special counsel Robert Mueller — and given Trump’s television-watc...

December 11th, 2017 updated: December 12th, 2017. |  


Ron Lora: Needing Reinhold Niebuhr today

Ron Lora: Needing Reinhold Niebuhr today

For half a century Reinhold Niebuhr (1892-1971) wore many hats: preacher, professor, theologian, activist, writer, and was one of the towering politic...

December 10th, 2017 updated: December 12th, 2017. |  


BUSINESS


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Mercer County has lowest gas prices

Mercer County has lowest gas prices

LIMA — Gas prices in the Lima region has increased by 4.8 cents since last week, according to prices reported to GasBuddy.com.On Monday afternoo...

December 11th, 2017 updated: December 12th, 2017. |  


New Ohio Farm Bureau policies help local communities

COLUMBUS, Ohio — New policies regarding farmers, landowners’ rights, and drugs were voted on and recently approved by delegates at the Ohi...

December 11th, 2017 updated: December 12th, 2017. |  


Korean, Japanese and German cars edge out Americans in insurance group’s safety lists

Korean, Japanese and German cars edge out Americans in insurance group’s safety lists

Korean, Japanese and German car companies came out on top, and very few American vehicles made the cut, in the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety&...

December 10th, 2017 updated: December 12th, 2017. |  


Ford: Truck will be most powerful heavy-duty pickup ever

Ford: Truck will be most powerful heavy-duty pickup ever

DETROIT — Ford says its 2018 Super Duty will be the most powerful heavy duty pickup truck ever, with best-in-class horsepower, torque and towing...

December 10th, 2017 updated: December 12th, 2017. |  


Net neutrality proposal not a concern for Lima-area internet providers

Net neutrality proposal not a concern for Lima-area internet providers

LIMA — Net neutrality rules were set in place by the Federal Communications Commission in 2015 to prevent internet service providers from chargi...

December 9th, 2017 updated: December 10th, 2017. |  


Plus One owner, agents receive President Sales Club awards

Plus One owner, agents receive President Sales Club awards

ST. MARYS — Owner/broker and agents of Plus One Professionals Real Estate were recently presented awards from the President’s Sales Club.K...

December 9th, 2017 |  


STATE NEWS


Family of Ohio woman struck by bus sues transit agency

Family of Ohio woman struck by bus sues transit agency

CLEVELAND — The estate of a woman who died after being struck by a public transit bus in Cleveland has sued the transit agency and the driver wh...

December 8th, 2017 |  


Organizers to request Ohio state funds for John Glenn statue

Organizers to request Ohio state funds for John Glenn statue

COLUMBUS — Organizers of a sculpture effort to honor the late John Glenn are banking on Ohio’s love of the famous astronaut to try to attr...

December 8th, 2017 |  


Wildlife officials seek deer with head stuck in candy bucket

Wildlife officials seek deer with head stuck in candy bucket

UPPER ARLINGTON — Ohio wildlife officials say a deer with its head trapped in a plastic Halloween candy bucket has been spotted by residents of ...

December 8th, 2017 |  


Youngstown State extends contract for Tressel

Youngstown State extends contract for Tressel

YOUNGSTOWN — Youngstown State University and its president have agreed to extend his contract for another year.The chairman of YSU’s Board...

December 8th, 2017 |  


Government won’t pursue ex-quarterback’s retirement funds

Government won’t pursue ex-quarterback’s retirement funds

COLUMBUS — The government says it’s dropping plans to go after retirement funds for an ex-Ohio State and NFL quarterback who’s servi...

December 8th, 2017 |  


State board approves plans for natural gas plant near Toledo

State board approves plans for natural gas plant near Toledo

COLUMBUS — Regulators have approved the construction of a new natural gas power plant in northern Ohio.The Ohio Power Siting Board on Thursday a...

December 8th, 2017 |