NEWS


Another Lima pizza delivery man falls victim to armed robbery

Another Lima pizza delivery man falls victim to armed robbery

LIMA — For the second time in as many weeks, a pizza delivery man was the victim of an armed robbery in Lima.According to a report from the Lima...

December 14th, 2017 updated: December 14th, 2017. |  


Catlett wheeled from courtroom after becoming ill during sentencing

Catlett wheeled from courtroom after becoming ill during sentencing

LIMA — Scott Catlett, the one-time co-director of Our Daily Bread soup kitchen in Lima, appeared in an Allen County courtroom Wednesday prepared...

December 14th, 2017 updated: December 14th, 2017. |  


Amy L. Joseph: All for the love of a child

Amy L. Joseph: All for the love of a child

I have heard it said, “No good deed goes unpunished.” Isn’t a good deed a commendable act? Let me answer that for you.The sign half ...

December 14th, 2017 updated: December 14th, 2017. |  


Refinancing debt saves Apollo $3.5 million

Refinancing debt saves Apollo $3.5 million

LIMA — Refinancing debt for the recently completed Apollo Career Center construction project is saving the school district roughly $3.5 million....

December 14th, 2017 updated: December 14th, 2017. |  


Wapakoneta’s Pratt Paper plans to break ground in March

Wapakoneta’s Pratt Paper plans to break ground in March

WAPAKONETA — After seven months of planning, Pratt Industries has decided that it will begin phase one of construction at the Wapakoneta site in...

December 14th, 2017 updated: December 14th, 2017. |  


Allen County Board of Elections to hold board meeting

Allen County Board of Elections to hold board meeting

LIMA — The Allen County Board of Elections is holding a board meeting at 8:30 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 21, at the Allen County Board of Elections, 20...

December 14th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


Bengals’ defense goes flat

Bengals’ defense goes flat

CINCINNATI — Coach Marvin Lewis couldn’t find words to describe how his team came apart. His players had no problem picking out the adject...

December 13th, 2017 |  


Murphy’s 3s spur Pandora-Gilboa past Kalida in boys basketball

Murphy’s 3s spur Pandora-Gilboa past Kalida in boys basketball

PANDORA — Kalida kept chipping away at the Pandora-Gilboa lead.Then, off the bench came P-G’s Grant Murphy.Murphy sank back-to-back 3-poin...

December 13th, 2017 updated: December 13th, 2017. |  


St. Francis edges Lima Senior in boys

St. Francis edges Lima Senior in boys

LIMA — Toledo St. Francis blocked a Lima Senior shot in the final seconds to hold on for a 55-54 win over the Spartans in boys basketball on Tue...

December 13th, 2017 updated: December 13th, 2017. |  


Delphos St. John’s pulls away from St. Marys in girls basketball

Delphos St. John’s pulls away from St. Marys in girls basketball

DELPHOS — Every time St. Marys seemed to be on the verge of getting back into the game, St. John’s had an answer.In Tuesday’s noncon...

December 12th, 2017 updated: December 13th, 2017. |  


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 |  


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LIFESTYLE


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Flu activity increasing in Ohio; still time to get flu shot

COLUMBUS — Flu-related hospitalizations are exceeding the five-year average for this time of year, according to information provided this week b...

December 13th, 2017 |  


Moscow’s cadet ball mixes pomp, discipline and inclusivity

Moscow’s cadet ball mixes pomp, discipline and inclusivity

MOSCOW — Moscow’s International Kremlin Cadet Ball is a picture of discipline, pomp and splendor. Girls in billowing dresses twirl across ...

December 12th, 2017 |  


Births

Births

8Lima Memorial Health SystemDec. 11 — Amber Schuerman and Christopher Semer, Van Wert, girl.Mercy Health-St. Rita’sDec. 11 — Megan a...

December 12th, 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. |  


OPINION


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Amy L. Joseph: All for the love of a child
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Rex Huppke: Trump’s art of the deal, with a twist

Letter: Wonderful sounds of Christmas

I wanted to let the Hallelujah Saints Band and the Full Sound Chamber Group and Miss Molly Burkholder know that their concert was wonderful. Thank you...

December 12th, 2017 |  


Editorial: Party of Reagan and Bush is over in the new GOP

Republicans are relieved to finally be chalking up one legislative accomplishment, now that their tax cut’s success looks, if not certain, then ...

December 12th, 2017 |  


Letter: Van Wert Community Thanksgiving dinner was a huge success

Trinity Friends would like to thank everyone who came out for the annual community Thanksgiving Dinner. It was a huge success and loads of food and fu...

December 12th, 2017 |  


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 |  


BUSINESS


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Trump signs bill to fund JSMC upgrades

US stock indexes close mostly up; New highs for S&P 500, Dow

CHICAGO (AP) — Big-name companies notched gains on Wall Street Tuesday, delivering more records for two of the major stock indexes.The Standard ...

December 12th, 2017 updated: December 13th, 2017. |  


Digging deep into afterlife plans

Digging deep into afterlife plans

There is never a good time to talk about death, but its a discussion that needs to be had according to Demi Burden, funeral director and embalmer with...

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


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. |  


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 |