Home loan rates

Rates for 30-year and 15-year, fixed-rate mortgages with zero points as of noon, Friday, Feb. 12, 2016:30 YR / 15 YR RATE %First Federal Bank3.625 / 2...

February 13th, 2016 |  


With heroin rampant, police taking treatment-first approach

WAPAKONETA — While there can be a tendency to believe that heroin addiction is limited to urban areas or to those of a certain socioeconomic bac...

February 12th, 2016 |  


Special needs kids have ‘Night to Shine’

Special needs kids have ‘Night to Shine’

LIMA — Young adults with special needs had their chance to be in the spotlight at Lima First Assembly of God.The second annual Night to Shine wa...

February 12th, 2016 |  



8 arrested after violent drug deal

8 arrested after violent drug deal

FORT RECOVERY — Eight people have been arrested and a ninth arrest is pending a person’s release from a local hospital after a drug deal g...

February 12th, 2016 updated: February 12th, 2016. |  


ONU prof named interim director of Ohio Space Grant Consortium

ONU prof named interim director of Ohio Space Grant Consortium

ADA — Dr. Jed Marquart of Ohio Northern University has been named interim director of the Ohio Space Grant Consortium by The Ohio Aerospace Inst...

February 12th, 2016 |  


Allen East SADD club to host Reality Party

HARROD — Allen East High School SADD will host its fourth-annual Reality Party on Monday.The event will feature a guided tour of a staged undera...

February 12th, 2016 |  


Bluffton’s Dough Hook answers demand for freshness

Bluffton’s Dough Hook answers demand for freshness

BLUFFTON — At the Dough Hook in Bluffton, everything is cut to order, baked from scratch and made using old family recipes.The meat market, bake...

February 12th, 2016 |  


Police calls

North Jameson and Rice avenues, Lima — A deputy reported Sunday a person fled during a traffic stop.6600 block of West Dixie Highway, Lima ̵...

February 12th, 2016 |  


Lawrence S. Huffman: Jurors, not judges, are a good bet

Lawrence S. Huffman: Jurors, not judges, are a good bet

Once a grand jury has returned an indictment, a defendant is arraigned; a word that simply means he is brought before a judge in the county in which t...

February 12th, 2016 updated: February 12th, 2016. |  


No injuries in Columbus Grove house fire

COLUMBUS GROVE — The owner of a home that caught fire escaped injury overnight.At 12:41 a.m. Friday, a fire was reported at 311 N. High St. Poli...

February 12th, 2016 updated: February 12th, 2016. |