NEWS


Births

Births

8Lima Memorial Health SystemDec. 16 — Mi’Chaen Williamson and aaron Hughes, Lima, boy; Brandi and Josh Kerby, Lima, girl.Dec. 17 — O...

December 18th, 2017 |  


Police Calls

LIMA POLICE 500 block of Elmwood Place, Lima — Police responded Sunday to the report of an alleged domestic violence incident.1100 block of Holm...

December 18th, 2017 |  


Alger Memorial Festival Committee holding breakfast

Alger Memorial Festival Committee holding breakfast

ALGER — The Alger Memorial Festival Committee is hosting a country-style breakfast from 7 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 6, at the Alger Social Cente...

December 18th, 2017 |  


Westside United Methodist Church hosting free community breakfast

Westside United Methodist Church hosting free community breakfast

LIMA — Westside United Methodist Church is hosting a free community breakfast from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 23, at Westside United Methodist ...

December 18th, 2017 |  


New Creation Lutheran Church holding Christmas Eve service

New Creation Lutheran Church holding Christmas Eve service

ELIDA — New Creation Lutheran Church is holding Chrismas Eve services at 7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 24, at the church, 109 W. Main St., Elida. .neFileB...

December 18th, 2017 |  


New Creation Lutheran Church holding Saturday service

New Creation Lutheran Church holding Saturday service

ELIDA — New Creation Lutheran Church is holding a service at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 23, at the church, 109 W. Main St., Elida. .neFileBlock { ...

December 18th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


Jaguars clinch AFC playoff berth with rout of Texans

Jaguars clinch AFC playoff berth with rout of Texans

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars are returning to the playoffs for the first time in a decade thanks to a 45-7 drubbing of riv...

December 17th, 2017 |  


NWO boxing event features area boxers

Some of the area’s best boxers return to the ring at the North West Ohio Boxing at the Veterans Memorial and Civic Convention Center at 7 p.m. D...

December 17th, 2017 |  


Vikings cruise past Bengals 34-7 to clinch NFC North

Vikings cruise past Bengals 34-7 to clinch NFC North

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Eric Kendricks had an interception return for a touchdown, Case Keenum passed for 236 yards and two scores, and the Minnesota...

December 17th, 2017 |  


Ravens stay in playoff picture, down winless Browns 27-10

Ravens stay in playoff picture, down winless Browns 27-10

CLEVELAND (AP) — Joe Flacco threw a touchdown pass, ran for a score and beat Cleveland again as the Baltimore Ravens stayed on track for the AFC...

December 17th, 2017 |  


Ottawa-Glandorf upends LCC in boys basketball

Ottawa-Glandorf upends LCC in boys basketball

LIMA — Lima Central Catholic had gained control.Then, just like that, Ottawa-Glandorf’s rebound, run and press game swarmed all over the T...

December 16th, 2017 |  


Wayne defeats Lima Senior for Classic title

Wayne defeats Lima Senior for Classic title

LIMA — Huber Heights Wayne gradually pulled away from Lima Senior for a 70-56 win in the championship game of the Kewpee Holiday Classic boys ba...

December 16th, 2017 |  


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LIFESTYLE


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Births
Elaine and Kermit Gladfelter

Elaine and Kermit Gladfelter

LENOIR CITY, Tennessee — Mr. and Mrs. Kermit Gladfelter are celebrating 50 years of marriage. A surprise party was held.Gladfelter and the forme...

December 16th, 2017 |  


Bonnie and Michael Hefner

Bonnie and Michael Hefner

LIMA — Mr. and Mrs. Michael Hefner are celebrating 30 years of marriage. A trip will be taken at a later date.Hefner and the former Bonnie Lamb ...

December 16th, 2017 |  


90th birthday: Ruth Werling

90th birthday: Ruth Werling

CRIDERSVILLE — Ruth Werling is celebrating her 90th birthday with a family dinner. A card shower would be appreciated at 264 Swallow Court, Crid...

December 16th, 2017 |  


96th birthday: Hubert Truman

96th birthday: Hubert Truman

DELPHOS — Hubert Truman is celebrating his 96th birthday. A card shower would be appreciated at Van Crest Rehab, 1425 E. Fifth St., Delphos, OH ...

December 16th, 2017 |  


Tinsel tourney

Tinsel tourney

Which downtown in our area has the best Christmas decorations?We need your help, Christmas lovers, to vote on each matchup in our bracket to winnow th...

December 16th, 2017 |  


Real Life Mama: Now or never time

Real Life Mama: Now or never time

‘Twas the night before Christmas when all through the house,My kids were still not asleep, I mean, why would they start now?_After an hour of on...

December 16th, 2017 |  


OPINION


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Jim Krumel: Closing out 2017 with a trivia test
Michael Reagan:

Michael Reagan:

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December 17th, 2017 |  


Net neutrality regulation: Repeal and do not replace

They finally did it. After six months of debate, during which it received more than 23 million public comments, the Federal Communications Commission ...

December 17th, 2017 |  


Lawrence A. Huffman: Military’s intergration passed hard test in Korean War

Lawrence A. Huffman: Military’s intergration passed hard test in Korean War

The New Civil Rights Museum in Jackson, Mississippi opened this past weekend. This occasion offers us an opportunity to reflect on just how far we hav...

December 16th, 2017 updated: December 18th, 2017. |  


Letter: Jordan picks party over values

In September, Jim Jordan endorsed Roy Moore for Alabama Senate with this statement: “Roy Moore will be a much-needed conservative voice in the S...

December 16th, 2017 |  


Rob Potman column: Fighting to pass critical legislation for Lima region

Rob Potman column: Fighting to pass critical legislation for Lima region

As a U.S. senator, I enjoy traveling around Ohio to meet with the people that make up our great state.In Lima, I have had the chance to meet with the ...

December 16th, 2017 |  


Michael Reagan: Making sense of Alabama

Michael Reagan: Making sense of Alabama

Democrats can dream all they want.They and their soulmates in the liberal media can celebrate the victory by Doug Jones in Alabama’s U.S. Senate...

December 16th, 2017 updated: December 18th, 2017. |  


BUSINESS


Agricultural Easement Purchase Program Application now open

LIMA — The West Central Ohio Land Conservancy will begin selecting interested landowners who meet qualifications for the Local Agricultural Ease...

December 16th, 2017 |  


Home loan rates

Home loan rates

Rates for 30-year and 15-year, fixed-rate mortgages with zero points as of noon, Friday, Dec. 15, 2017:30 YR / 15 YR RATE %First Federal Bank3.875 / 3...

December 16th, 2017 |  


Legal-Ease: Where exactly is my property line?

Legal-Ease: Where exactly is my property line?

Some things in this world should be objective. Objective things can be measured against a standard, recognized benchmark. For instance, we objectively...

December 16th, 2017 |  


Four local farm bureaus recognized

LIMA — Four local Farm Bureaus were recently presented with achievement awards for their outstanding programming at the Ohio Farm Bureau meeting...

December 15th, 2017 |  


Delphos company helps improve roads

Delphos company helps improve roads

DELPHOS — One unpleasant bumpy car ride 14 years ago sparked a lucrative business idea for Mike Crites, owner and president of Mr. Manhole in De...

December 15th, 2017 |  


Putnam County Sheriff’s Office employees are feted

Putnam County Sheriff’s Office employees are feted

OTTAWA — The Putnam County Sheriff’s Office held its annual awards banquet this week to recognize employees who “have had outstandin...

December 15th, 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 |