Tara Cutlip, 21 and pregnant with her second child, was shot and killed Saturday in her Bahama Drive home. Loved ones gather in front of Tara's home to remember her and speak out against domestic violence.
If you need help deciding why you’re grateful this Mother’s Day, try spending four days without a mother in the house.
Whenever you meet someone new, it’s common for them to ask for whom you work.
My 5-year-old raised her voice from the back seat of my car.
The headline in Saturday’s The Lima News exclaimed, “Terror is over.”
The streets of Ottawa flooded this weekend. Again.
Sometimes, it helps to see the world through someone else’s eyes to better live in your own world.
We’ll have two cakes at our Easter dinner at my house today, even though we barely need one.
The crowd went wild Thursday when Ottawa-Glandorf rallied back from 6 points down in the final minute to force overtime in the boys basketball state semifinals. It went crazier when the Titans pulled off the win.
There are beautiful homes and barns throughout the region. Their majesty overwhelms you as you drive by them.
Television? Been there. Movies? Done that.
The hardest part of turning the economy around might be convincing grandma she’s wrong.
It’s been a month since we learned Lima would become the home of state politics for a day Tuesday, and there hasn’t been much rest for the city’s leaders.
A voice cried out in my house recently, “You have to go to college, or you’re going to waste your life.
Some people are tired of all the talk about the “Bro Bowl” brewing today in New Orleans.
You marvel at a newborn child as you realize how she resembles her parents. You hear people say how she has her mother’s ears, or she has her father’s nose.
My technology, why have you forsaken me?
Catherine, 6, had a passion for animals. She would’ve liked “National Geographic Animal Encyclopedia.”
When watching sports, I never pay much attention if a team’s in man-to-man defense or a zone defense.
It’s a six-letter word that makes all the difference.
The Christmas wishes are so much simpler for a child.
I cheat when playing games with my children.
Last Monday, strangers packed into part of a courtroom, up in arms about a man who allegedly killed a dog.
Nothing puts me in the Christmas spirit quite like seeing a well-decorated home along the road.
We’ve all been in a car when the solo on the radio turns into a duet. The listening experience turns into a singalong.
When I was in my mid-teens, a particularly zealous cousin joined the family for Thanksgiving dinner.
Two court cases last week in Lima remind us of how awful human beings can be to one another when someone let's his libido do the thinking.
The simple note from a boy at her school said it all: “Will you go out with me please?”
When you hear the piano playing “Amazing Grace” at Shawnee Manor, you envision long, graceful fingers moving back and forth across the keys.
I am an undecided voter living in the swing state of Ohio during this year’s presidential campaign.
Judy Jetson already had it all, with video phones, moving sidewalks and flying cars.
776 N. Main St., Lima — On Saturday, a 37-year-old woman said she was attacked by a 48-year-old woman while at The Firehouse. The same woman was advised to leave the location and was spotted down the road at Ketzy’s in another fight involving two 19-year-old women, who both ran from officers. One of the women was found hiding behind a trash bin and the other tripped over a hanging metal wire and was also taken into custody.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Tyler Kottenbrock shared a memory he’ll never forget with his mother Saturday, watching her drop to her knees and pray at the Grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes at the University of Notre Dame.
Our bright, ambitious 5-year-old wants to be everything right now. Her list includes doctor, astronaut, firefighter, teacher and cheerleader.
Every day, I get the same call from someone different.
Conventional wisdom says local media outlets are struggling. Conventional wisdom says they’re cutting back on news staffs. Conventional wisdom says they’re offering less coverage of what happens our area.
My children aren’t regular readers of my Sunday column, even though they’re frequently featured in it. Because of this, I feel comfortable in confiding in you about something: I’m not very good at a lot of things.
Most of us have never played defense in the NFL, but that’s not to say we haven’t had the football rushed past us a couple times.
Labor Day weekend was the last hurrah of summer when I was a kid. Nowadays, it’s just the one-and-half-week break.
You can learn a lot about a person when they’re stressed. I just hope what people learned matches up with who I think I am.
We all know it takes longer to get across Lima during some parts of the day than others. Thanks to Google and a bunch of drivers with Android phones, now we know how much longer that trip might take.
“What’s the worst that can happen?”
Most people don't care what kind of engine they have under the hood. They just want the vehicle to go when they hit the gas pedal.