NEWS


#ElidaStrong Fall Festival raises money for youth scholarships

#ElidaStrong Fall Festival raises money for youth scholarships

ELIDA — Aug. 12, 2016, was a fateful day for the Elida community.A pickup truck crashed along state Route 309 east of Redd Road in Allen County....

September 24th, 2017 |  


Public views new American Township firehouse

Public views new American Township firehouse

LIMA — The newly built American Township Fire Station No. 2 on Edgewood Drive was open for tours Sunday as part of an open house.The $2.3 millio...

September 24th, 2017 |  


Lima council to vote on CDBG, HOME project contracts

LIMA — After approving an update to Lima’s Community Development Block Grant consolidated plan, Lima City Council will vote on entering in...

September 24th, 2017 |  


Ohio Lottery Results for Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017

Ohio Lottery Results for Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017

DAILY (Sunday)Pick 3: 8-1-7 day; 8-8-7 nightPick 4: 3-2-0-0 day, 7-2-5-7 nightPick 5: 8-6-3-4-9 day, 1-5-4-5-9 nightRolling Cash 5: 11-13-19-31-39CLAS...

September 24th, 2017 |  


Fires under investigation in Lima

LIMA — The Lima Fire Department kept busy Sunday night responding to two fires within a half-hour of each other.At 6:52 p.m. they were called to...

September 24th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


Sports car owner-driver Bruce Leven dies at 79

SEATTLE (AP) — Bruce Leven, a self-made businessman whose sports car race teams won the Twelve Hours of Sebring three times in the 1980s, has di...

September 24th, 2017 |  


Former Giants, Jets assistant coach Denny Marcin dies at 75

Former Giants, Jets assistant coach Denny Marcin dies at 75

SOUTHPORT, N.C. (AP) — Former New York Giants and Jets assistant coach Dennis “Denny” Marcin has died. He was 75.Marcin had been bat...

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


Colts hold off Browns 31-28

Colts hold off Browns 31-28

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Jacoby Brissett needed one game to really get acclimated to running the Colts’ offense.On Sunday, he showed how much h...

September 24th, 2017 |  


Busch gets NASCAR playoff win in New Hampshire

Busch gets NASCAR playoff win in New Hampshire

LOUDON, N.H. (AP) — Kyle Busch earned a berth in the second round of NASCAR’s playoffs with a dominant victory Sunday at New Hampshire Mot...

September 24th, 2017 |  


Lee, Wolber and Hammill enter the hall of fame

Lee, Wolber and Hammill enter the hall of fame

There was a recent social media post where the question was asked who different people thought was the best Hall of Fame Class of all time. Different ...

September 24th, 2017 |  


Ohio State gets good grades on easy test against UNLV

Ohio State gets good grades on easy test against UNLV

A grade card on Ohio State’s 54-21 win over UNLV in a game probably more one-sided than the score showed.OFFENSE: AThe Buckeyes’ first two...

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


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LIFESTYLE


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Paula and Jan Kibele
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Carol and Robert Baumgartner

Carol and Robert Baumgartner

DELPHOS — Mr. and Mrs. Robert Baumgartner are celebrating 50 years of marriage. A family trip was taken to Cleveland, and the couple also travel...

September 23rd, 2017 |  


Mary Jo and Francis Martin

Mary Jo and Francis Martin

SOUTH DAYTONA, Florida — Mary Jo and Francis Martin II are celebrating 50 years of marriage.Martin and the former Mary Jo Sneary were married Se...

September 23rd, 2017 |  


Real Life Mama: When bad news comes

Real Life Mama: When bad news comes

Did you get that message? Scrolling through social media. Watching the news. Reading the paper.You voted for him. Or you didn’t. Healthcare is f...

September 23rd, 2017 |  


Managing the many miles of Mylee

Managing the many miles of Mylee

Nothing gives me greater pleasure than being able to truly make a difference in a pet’s quality and quantity of life. Veterinarians and pet owne...

September 23rd, 2017 |  


Teresa and Steve Irwin

Teresa and Steve Irwin

COLUMBUS GROVE — Mr. and Mrs. Steve Irwin are celebrating 60 years of marriage. A family dinner was held.Irwin and the former Teresa Meyer were ...

September 23rd, 2017 |  


Earlene and Steve Sellers

Earlene and Steve Sellers

COLUMBUS GROVE — Mr. and Mrs. Steve Sellers are celebrating 50 years of marriage.Sellers and the former Earlene Ream were married Sept. 23, 1967...

September 23rd, 2017 |  


OPINION


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Letter: We need a war against cancer

I had the honor this month of representing Ohio on Capitol Hill by traveling to Washington, D.C., with more than 700 of my fellow American Cancer Soci...

September 23rd, 2017 |  


Jim Jordan: Give us real tax reform, not a pig in a poke

Jim Jordan: Give us real tax reform, not a pig in a poke

Reconciliation is a parliamentary vehicle linked with the budget and designed to achieve specific revenue and spending requirements. This is the prefe...

September 23rd, 2017 |  


Letter: Keep your pets under control

I was walking my dog on the sidewalk when we approached a person standing outside on the sidewalk with his dog. When he saw us coming, he stepped over...

September 23rd, 2017 |  


Michael Reagan: Loving Trump’s U.N. speech

Michael Reagan: Loving Trump’s U.N. speech

Donald Trump’s speech to the United Nations on Tuesday was not just great, it was totally refreshing.The president’s address to the U.N. G...

September 23rd, 2017 |  


George Will: America’s engine is being slowed by complacency

George Will: America’s engine is being slowed by complacency

WASHINGTON — It was an epoch-defining decision to place in Westminster Abbey, among statues of monarchs, priests and poets, a large one of James...

September 23rd, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


Some fear data hacks with ‘smart cars’

Some fear data hacks with ‘smart cars’

DAYTON — Autonomous vehicles are the wave of a rapidly approaching future that is already bringing increasing amounts of “smart” tec...

September 23rd, 2017 |  


Echo laboratories at Blanchard Valley, Bluffton Hospital earn re-accreditation

BLUFFTON — The echocardiography laboratories at Blanchard Valley Hospital and Bluffton Hospital have been re-accredited by the Intersocietal Acc...

September 23rd, 2017 |  


Learn, compare, deal on appliances

Learn, compare, deal on appliances

Unless you’re an expert in spin cycles, buying an appliance could leave you dizzy.To make the process easier, here are answers to the appliance-...

September 23rd, 2017 |  


Springview Manor receives 5 stars

LIMA — Springview Manor, a Trilogy senior living community, has received a five star rating from The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid.The prest...

September 23rd, 2017 |  


Thornell graduates from grad school of banking

Thornell graduates from grad school of banking

COLUMBUS GROVE — Jason Thornell, Union Bank vice president, recently graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Graduate School ...

September 23rd, 2017 |  


Home loan rates

Home loan rates

Rates for 30-year and 15-year, fixed-rate mortgages with zero points as of noon, Friday, Sept. 22, 2017:30 YR / 15 YR RATE %First Federal Bank3.875 / ...

September 23rd, 2017 |  


STATE NEWS


Clown panhandles his way to home ownership

Clown panhandles his way to home ownership

AKRON (AP) — Skribblez the panhandling clown buried his nickels and dimes in Mason jars. When he saved enough to buy a house, he dug them up.Now...

September 24th, 2017 |  


Ohio University bans indoor protests with new speech policy

Ohio University bans indoor protests with new speech policy

ATHENS (AP) — Ohio University’s new “freedom of expression” policy has been met with opposition by some students and faculty.T...

September 24th, 2017 |  


Ohio Lottery Results for Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017

Ohio Lottery Results for Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017

DAILY (Sunday)Pick 3: 8-1-7 day; 8-8-7 nightPick 4: 3-2-0-0 day, 7-2-5-7 nightPick 5: 8-6-3-4-9 day, 1-5-4-5-9 nightRolling Cash 5: 11-13-19-31-39CLAS...

September 24th, 2017 |  


Akron stadium headed toward likely, city-funded demolition

Akron stadium headed toward likely, city-funded demolition

AKRON (AP) — The University of Akron’s former football stadium in northeast Ohio is moving closer to demolition that could cost the city h...

September 24th, 2017 |  


Failed inspections threaten low-income families’ homes

Failed inspections threaten low-income families’ homes

CINCINNATI (AP) — An aid group is suing to stop the federal government from ending housing subsidies for low-income residents at an apartment co...

September 24th, 2017 |  


Should states ban abortions when Down syndrome diagnosed?

Should states ban abortions when Down syndrome diagnosed?

PLAIN CITY (AP) — Kelly Kuhns rejected Down syndrome testing the first three times she got pregnant; the 36-year-old nurse from Ohio always knew...

September 24th, 2017 |