David Trinko: Lima connection inspired Williams-Sonoma success

David Trinko: Lima connection inspired Williams-Sonoma success

The founder of Williams-Sonoma died earlier this month. Lima’s connection to his fine cookware lives on, though.Chuck Williams died of natural c...

December 12th, 2015 |  


Applause for business achievements

Applause for business achievements

AWARDSBaldridge wins Betty McIntosh AwardLIMA — Esther Baldridge, the former superintendent of the Allen County Board of Developmental Disabilit...

December 12th, 2015 |  


Cheryl Parson: Tips when that ‘perfect present’ wasn’t perfect

Cheryl Parson: Tips when that ‘perfect present’ wasn’t perfect

If you think Black Friday is bad, beginning with Dec. 26, the week between Christmas and New Year, can rank right up there with it.How you may ask? Co...

December 12th, 2015 |  



Land transfers

The trend of the real estate market in Allen County is shown by the following report, for the week running Dec. 3 to Dec. 9. Figures reflect the selli...

December 12th, 2015 |  


Home loan rates

Rates for 30-year and 15-year, fixed-rate mortgages with zero points as of noon, Friday, Dec. 11, 2015:30 YR / 15 YR RATE %First Federal, Lima4.0 / 3....

December 12th, 2015 |  


Gomer trucker delivers wreaths for fallen soldiers

Gomer trucker delivers wreaths for fallen soldiers

GOMER — Gary and Cathy Smith were driving across several states with 424 boxes of Christmas wreaths in their truck and trailer this past week.Th...

December 12th, 2015 |  


Legal-Ease: Keeping up with the Jones’ estate planning

Legal-Ease: Keeping up with the Jones’ estate planning

Neighbors sometimes motivate us. Neighbors get a new car, and we start to consider whether we should invest in one. Similarly, if the Smith familyR...

December 12th, 2015 |  


Lima Municipal Court records

Lima Municipal Court DispositionsDec. 3Brandon L. Robertson, 25, of 603 E. Elm St., Lima, pleaded guilty to illegal use / possession marijuana drug pa...

December 11th, 2015 updated: December 12th, 2015. |  


Cirque D’Or scheduled to visit Lima’s Civic Center

LIMA — Veterans Memorial Civic Center will host two showings of Cirque D’Or on Jan. 7 and 8, with both shows beginning at 7:30 p.m.Tickets...

December 11th, 2015 |  


Humane Society offers lower adoption fees

LIMA — The Humane Society of Allen County will offer reduced adoption fees through Dec. 19.The shelter is near capacity. Adoption fees will be r...

December 11th, 2015 |