NEWS


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Harris murder trial begins
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Wisconsin man to plead in 2017 traffic death
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Two-alarm fire in Lima causes extensive damage
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Jordan talks gun rights with Allen County Patriots
Red Cross blood donation opportunity in Wapakoneta

Red Cross blood donation opportunity in Wapakoneta

WAPAKONETA — There will be a blood donation opportunity from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Thursday, March 1, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 101 W. Pe...

February 20th, 2018 |  


Republican gains in secretary of state posts jolt Democrats

Republican gains in secretary of state posts jolt Democrats

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — With Republicans holding two-thirds of secretary of state offices, Democrats are focusing renewed attention and money on ...

February 20th, 2018 |  


Red Cross blood donation opportunity in Miller City

Red Cross blood donation opportunity in Miller City

FORT JENNINGS — There will be a blood donation opportunity from 12 to 6 p.m. Thursday, March 1, at St. Nicholas, 201 Main Cross St., Miller City...

February 20th, 2018 |  


Hardin County Chamber and Business Alliance to hold awards program

Hardin County Chamber and Business Alliance to hold awards program

KENTON — The Hardin County Chamber and Business Alliance will be hosting its 12th Annual Meeting and Awards Celebration on Feb. 22.The non-profi...

February 20th, 2018 |  


Entertainment Station to fundraise for Spartan 360

Entertainment Station to fundraise for Spartan 360

LIMA — On Wednesday, Feb. 28, the Entertainment Station will give a portion of its sales to Spartan 360, a mentoring program bringing together U...

February 20th, 2018 |  


Red Cross blood donation opportunity in Kalida

Red Cross blood donation opportunity in Kalida

KALIDA — There will be a blood donation opportunity from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, March 1, at Kalida High School, 301 N. Third St., Kalida. ....

February 20th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


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Cooper takes over at Shawnee
Ohio college basketball roundup: Jackson scores 18 as No. 16 Buckeyes rout Rutgers 79-52

Ohio college basketball roundup: Jackson scores 18 as No. 16 Buckeyes rout Rutgers 79-52

COLUMBUS — C.J. Jackson scored 18 points to help No. 16 Ohio State rout Rutgers 79-52 on Tuesday night.Kaleb Wesson added 14, and Kam Williams, ...

February 20th, 2018 updated: February 20th, 2018. |  


Roundup: Ridgemont tops Parkway in triple overtime in girls tourney basketball

Roundup: Ridgemont tops Parkway in triple overtime in girls tourney basketball

HARROD — Jennifer Jordan (20), Meadow Cromer (17) and Priscilla Howland (12) each scored in double digits as Ridgemont (15-8) advanced to play S...

February 20th, 2018 |  


State scores

State scores

GirlsDivision IRegion 3Powell Olentangy Liberty 52, Westerville Cent. 44Region 4Kettering Fairmont 45, Vandalia Butler 31Morrow Little Miami 52, Middl...

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Dillon evokes memories of Earnhardt with Daytona 500 win

Dillon evokes memories of Earnhardt with Daytona 500 win

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The No. 3 is No. 1 again at Daytona, on a day, in a race and at a place forever linked with the great Dale Earnhardt....

February 18th, 2018 |  


Patrick’s final Daytona 500 mirrored her career

Patrick’s final Daytona 500 mirrored her career

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Danica Patrick and Aaron Rodgers brought a dose of A-list attraction to a pit road scene that was more fitting for a ...

February 18th, 2018 |  


OSU drops second game in a row

OSU drops second game in a row

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Jordan Poole went on a scoring tear, sending Michigan’s seniors out with a win in their last home game.The freshma...

February 18th, 2018 |  


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LIFESTYLE


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Babysitting 101 training program offered in St. Marys

Babysitting 101 training program offered in St. Marys

ST. MARYS — Joint Township District Memorial Hospital is holding a Babysitting 101 Training Program from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 27; Wed...

February 20th, 2018 |  


Area Agency on Aging 3 holding ‘A Matter of Balance’ eight-week class

Area Agency on Aging 3 holding ‘A Matter of Balance’ eight-week class

LIMA — Area Agency on Aging 3 will hold the program “A Matter of Balance” from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. for eight consecutive Thursdays, s...

February 20th, 2018 |  


Activate Allen County: Quality phys ed priority at Allen East

Activate Allen County: Quality phys ed priority at Allen East

Activate Allen County and St. Rita’s Health Partners held their 2017/2018 Activated School Challenge Award ceremony in January. One of this year...

February 19th, 2018 |  


St. Rita’s health focus: Dealing with too much sweat

St. Rita’s health focus: Dealing with too much sweat

Excessive perspiration can be very distressing for some people. Are you having a problem with perspiring too much? Learn the name of the condition, wh...

February 19th, 2018 |  


Births

Births

8Lima Memorial Health SystemFeb. 16 — Sirin and Dustin Foster, Lima, girl; Delizabeth and Jeffrey Utz, New Bremen, boy.Mercy Health-St. RitaR...

February 19th, 2018 |  


Memories of St. Rita’s: Helicopters, baking bread

Memories of St. Rita’s: Helicopters, baking bread

Working on second shift, when the helipad was where the current 830 Building is, we parked on it. If a helicopter was coming in, we had to go move our...

February 17th, 2018 |  


OPINION


LeBron rant goes out of bounds

LeBron rant goes out of bounds

Fox News host Laura Ingraham went after LeBron James on Thursday night.In defending President Donald Trump, Ingraham told James to “shut up and ...

February 19th, 2018 |  


In reading Monday’s article about the Allen County proposed tax levy to help fix aging infrastructure and replace the engineer’s office, I...

February 19th, 2018 |  


Editorial: Stay outraged. Don’t accept this mass shooting and move on

The former student charged with stalking and killing 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., wasn’t a terrorist. At...

February 19th, 2018 |  


Dan K. Thomasson: Can Kelly (or next Chief of Staff) keep up with Trump?

Dan K. Thomasson: Can Kelly (or next Chief of Staff) keep up with Trump?

WASHIINGTON — The most important position in the nation that exists outside the Oval Office is the Chief of Staff of the White House. He is the ...

February 19th, 2018 |  


Celia Rivenbark: Is this a thing?

Celia Rivenbark: Is this a thing?

Have you noticed this irritating trend?You’re paying for your stuff at the grocery store, or wherever, and the clerk, all bright-eyed and coache...

February 19th, 2018 |  


Baltimore Sun: On election integrity, Russian hacking, Trump remains MIA

Baltimore Sun: On election integrity, Russian hacking, Trump remains MIA

One by one, top U.S. intelligence officials testified to a Senate committee about their concerns that Russia was once again going to interfere with a ...

February 18th, 2018 |  


BUSINESS


Walmart’s plunge sinks retailers, breaking streak for stocks

Walmart’s plunge sinks retailers, breaking streak for stocks

NEW YORK (AP) — The biggest drop in Walmart’s stock in 30 years and losses in other sectors pulled U.S. indexes lower Tuesday, snapping a ...

February 20th, 2018 |  


Minnesota’s $5B case over 3M chemicals heads to trial

Minnesota’s $5B case over 3M chemicals heads to trial

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota officials will soon try to convince a jury that manufacturer 3M Co. should pay the state $5 billion to help clean u...

February 19th, 2018 |  


Shelby County boasts lowest gas prices

Shelby County boasts lowest gas prices

LIMA — Shelby County has the lowest gas prices this week with a three-cent lead.Shelby County has the lowest county average price for gasoline a...

February 19th, 2018 |  


Creative Plastics Incorporated celebrates 50 years

Creative Plastics Incorporated celebrates 50 years

JACKSON CENTER — In 1968, Wayne F. Korn founded Creative Plastics International, a company that specializes in design, and production of plastic...

February 19th, 2018 |  


Michigan utility to stop burning coal by 2040

Michigan utility to stop burning coal by 2040

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Consumers Energy will phase out electricity production from coal by 2040 to slash emissions of heat-trapping gases t...

February 19th, 2018 |  


European shares drift lower as traders take a breather

European shares drift lower as traders take a breather

LONDON (AP) — European shares drifted lower Monday as investors paused for breath following a sizeable rally last week. Despite the move lower, ...

February 19th, 2018 |  


STATE NEWS


Get This: Wedding dress returned 32 years after dry cleaner mix-up

Get This: Wedding dress returned 32 years after dry cleaner mix-up

WILLOWICK, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio woman has been reunited with her wedding dress 32 years after a dry cleaner mix-up.Ame Bartlebaugh went looking f...

February 13th, 2018 |  


Flags at half-staff to honor 2 slain Ohio police officers

Flags at half-staff to honor 2 slain Ohio police officers

WESTERVILLE — Ohio’s governor on Monday ordered flags flown at half-staff around the state to honor two police officers killed over the we...

February 12th, 2018 |  


Ohio Supreme Court to hear online charter school’s funding case

Ohio Supreme Court to hear online charter school’s funding case

COLUMBUS — The survival of one of the nation’s largest virtual charter schools is on the line when the Ohio Supreme Court hears arguments ...

February 12th, 2018 |  


White nationalist’s planned campus visit at Cincinnati off

White nationalist’s planned campus visit at Cincinnati off

CINCINNATI — An attorney for Richard Spencer said Monday the white nationalist’s plan to speak on the University of Cincinnati campus duri...

February 12th, 2018 |  


Ohio lawmakers, groups reach deal on redistricting proposal

Ohio lawmakers, groups reach deal on redistricting proposal

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A compromise between state lawmakers and voting rights advocates over how Ohio draws its congressional maps is headed to t...

February 6th, 2018 updated: February 7th, 2018. |  


Boy hospitalized after fall through ice of frozen Ohio pond

Boy hospitalized after fall through ice of frozen Ohio pond

COLUMBUS (AP) — Authorities say a 6-year-old boy who fell into a frozen Ohio pond was unresponsive when he was pulled from the water, and a poli...

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