NEWS


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Lowe and Thompson: Veteran perspectiv vs. new presence
Testimony in Van Wert murder trial to wrap up today

Testimony in Van Wert murder trial to wrap up today

VAN WERT — The final weeks of young Hayden Ridinger’s brief life were filled with abuse, according to testimony from forensic medical expe...

September 21st, 2017 |  


ONU president emeritus, former first lady to be honored by university

ONU president emeritus, former first lady to be honored by university

ADA — President Emeritus Kendall Baker and former first lady Toby Baker will be honored by Ohio Northern University during a ceremony to be held...

September 21st, 2017 |  


WOCAP to start teen leadership program

LIMA — Teenagers in the Midway East neighborhood will have the opportunity to learn valuable life and leadership skills through a program recent...

September 21st, 2017 |  


Lima Senior Class of 1967 looking for class members

Lima Senior Class of 1967 looking for class members

LIMA — The Lima Senior High School Class of 1967 is still searching for contact information on 44 class members in regards to the class’ 5...

September 21st, 2017 |  


Tri-Moraine Audubon Society celebrating 40th anniversary

LIMA — The Tri-Moraine Audubon Society is celebrating 40 years. It began in 1977 as a chartered chapter of the National Audubon Society.The Tri-...

September 21st, 2017 |  


Births

Births

Lima Memorial Health SystemSept. 20 — Sarah and Joseph Metzger, Wapakoneta, boy; Angela and Randy Herrod Gonzalez, Cridersville, girl; Alyssia ...

September 21st, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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Ohio State-UNLV match-ups

Wapak wins tourney, finishes in tie for WBL crown with Shawnee

CELINA – Shawnee and Wapakoneta tied for the Western Buckeye League championship following Thursday’s league tournament at Celina Lynx Gol...

September 22nd, 2017 |  


O-G takes down Celina

O-G takes down Celina

OTTAWA— Sometimes a litte finesse can go a long way and Ottawa-Glandorf proved that in its 25-22, 26-28, 25-16 and 25-17 win against Celina, in ...

September 21st, 2017 updated: September 22nd, 2017. |  


Elida remains unbeaten

Elida remains unbeaten

ST. MARYS – Elida gave up its first goal of the year.But in the end, that meant nothing.Elida dominated the second half and posted a 2-1 boys so...

September 21st, 2017 updated: September 22nd, 2017. |  


LCC defeats Ada in volleyball

LIMA — There really were 12 players on the floor Thursday night at Msgr. E. C. Herr Gymnasium when Ada came calling to meet Lima Central Catholi...

September 21st, 2017 |  


AREA ROUNDUPSt. Marys edges LCC in girls tennis

Singles players Jillian Wine and Jennifer Brown and the doubles team of Bailey Lininger and Grace Dicke all won matches for St. Marys in a 3-2 girls t...

September 21st, 2017 |  


Lima area sports results

High Sch00lsBoys GolfWBL tournament At Celina Lynx (par 36)Medalist: Keaton McKinley (Sh) Won in a shoot offTeam scores: Wapakoneta 306, Shawnee 321, ...

September 21st, 2017 |  


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LIFESTYLE


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Laughter is natural for Rodney Carrington

Laughter is natural for Rodney Carrington

LIMA — Rodney Carrington, stand-up comedian and country artist, will be bringing his comedy to the Civic Center Saturday night.Carrington descri...

September 21st, 2017 |  


Births

Births

Lima Memorial Health SystemSept. 20 — Sarah and Joseph Metzger, Wapakoneta, boy; Angela and Randy Herrod Gonzalez, Cridersville, girl; Alyssia ...

September 21st, 2017 |  


Entertainment roundup: 12-year-old ventriloquist wins ‘America’s Got Talent’

Entertainment roundup: 12-year-old ventriloquist wins ‘America’s Got Talent’

LOS ANGELES — A 12-year-old singing ventriloquist is getting a $1 million prize and her own Las Vegas show after taking the “America’...

September 21st, 2017 |  


His 3-octave heart

His 3-octave heart

LIMA — His parents might have hoped that he’d take a different path.“My mom,” David Phelps told me, “is a college profes...

September 20th, 2017 |  


Births

Births

St. Rita’s Medical CenterSept. 19 — Ashley and Tony Baber, Wapakoneta, boy; Andy and Emily Heckman, Ottawa, boy; Stacy and Ben Stoll, Lima...

September 20th, 2017 |  


Woman in Kevin Hart scandal denies being an extortionist

Woman in Kevin Hart scandal denies being an extortionist

LOS ANGELES — On the heels of comedian Kevin Hart’s Instagram video about someone seeking financial gain from a mistake he made, a woman c...

September 20th, 2017 |  


OPINION


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Cal Thomas: Ignorant nation
Lori Borgman: Not known for quick goodbyes

Lori Borgman: Not known for quick goodbyes

The husband’s side of the family has never been known for quick goodbyes.Whenever we were ready to leave my in-laws after a visit, phase one of ...

September 21st, 2017 |  


Letter: Portman says one thing, does another

At a recent tele-Town Hall, Sen. Rob Portman said that he wanted to hear from all his constituents — Republicans, Democrats and independents.Thi...

September 21st, 2017 |  


Letter: Winners, losers of health care

Three different healthcare plans:1. Designed to stop ACA/Obama Care 2. Designed to stabilize ACA/Obama Care3. Designed to provide healthcare to all Am...

September 21st, 2017 |  


Chicago Tribune: How DeVos should approach campus rape cases

SEPT. 16, 2017 — For much of this decade, Americans have debated how college administrators should handle allegations of campus sexual assaults....

September 21st, 2017 |  


Chris Erskine: Our own Rose Bowl meat-and-greet

Chris Erskine: Our own Rose Bowl meat-and-greet

We held a tailgate the other day, in the shapeless hours of early autumn — a garden party in the shadow of our beloved Rose Bowl, over here on t...

September 20th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


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Meal delivery service begins in Allen County
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Unemployment rates down sharply in Lima region
Ford cutting North American production as demand slips

Ford cutting North American production as demand slips

DETROIT (AP) — Ford Motor Co. is cutting production at five North American assembly plants through the rest of this year as U.S. demand for new ...

September 19th, 2017 |  


Post Holdings buying Bob Evans Farms in $1.53B deal

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Bob Evans Farms is being sold to Post in a deal worth about $1.53 billion, giving the cereal maker a stronger presence in the g...

September 19th, 2017 |  


Slight gains in US stocks lift Dow, S&P, Nasdaq to new highs

Slight gains in US stocks lift Dow, S&P, Nasdaq to new highs

Wall Street capped a day of mostly listless trading Tuesday with a slight gain, good enough to lift the major U.S. stock indexes to another set of all...

September 19th, 2017 |  


Leadership development event coming to Lima

Leadership development event coming to Lima

LIMA — A leadership development event designed to equip attendees with new perspectives, practical tools and key takeaways will be held from 9 a...

September 19th, 2017 |  


Banks lead US stocks modestly higher; oil prices slide

Banks lead US stocks modestly higher; oil prices slide

Banks and other financial companies led U.S. stocks modestly higher Monday, nudging the stock market to another record high.The Standard & Poor...

September 18th, 2017 |  


Gas prices decline in Lima region

Gas prices decline in Lima region

LIMA — The region saw some improvements to gas prices in the past week, with the average price of a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline dropping...

September 18th, 2017 updated: September 18th, 2017. |  


STATE NEWS


Judge: Inmate drug reaction wasn’t enough to stop execution

Judge: Inmate drug reaction wasn’t enough to stop execution

COLUMBUS (AP) — Descriptions of the repeated rising and falling of an inmate’s stomach weren’t enough to stop his execution under cu...

September 21st, 2017 updated: September 21st, 2017. |  


Prosecutor: No charges for mom of child who died in hot car

Prosecutor: No charges for mom of child who died in hot car

CINCINNATI (AP) — The mother of a 15-month-old girl who died after the woman left her inside a car as she worked in a nearby office will not be ...

September 20th, 2017 |  


Ohio bill would reduce penalty on concealed-carry gun notice

Ohio bill would reduce penalty on concealed-carry gun notice

COLUMBUS (AP) — Ohio lawmakers are looking at cutting the penalties for concealed-carry permit holders who don’t tell police that they hav...

September 20th, 2017 |  


Ohio Lottery Results for Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017

Ohio Lottery Results for Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017

DAILY (Wednesday)Pick 3: 0-9-8 day; 2-7-0 nightPick 4: 9-4-2-3 day, 1-1-6-5 nightPick 5: 6-8-6-1-9 day, 7-6-0-2-9 nightRolling Cash 5: 2-15-24-28-35CL...

September 20th, 2017 |  


Trial delayed in case of Delphos resident charged in coal executive’s death

Trial delayed in case of Delphos resident charged in coal executive’s death

WILLIAMSON, W.Va. — A judge has delayed the trial for one of two men charged in the fatal shooting of a former coal executive in southern West V...

September 20th, 2017 updated: September 20th, 2017. |  


Ohio Lottery Results for Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017

Ohio Lottery Results for Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017

DAILY (Tuesday)Pick 3: 6-0-1 day; 6-6-2 nightPick 4: 1-4-4-7 day, 5-3-3-0 nightPick 5: 1-5-9-8-1 day, 3-2-7-0-8 nightRolling Cash 5: 6-12-13-15-29CLAS...

September 19th, 2017 |