ADA — The Ohio Northern University Department of Theatre will host its annual spring dance concert, “Choreographers' Showcase,” Saturday and Sunday at the Freed Center for the Performing Arts.
OTTAWA — Big Brothers Big Sisters of Putnam County will offer free bowling over the weekend. All you have to do is raise money for a worthy cause.
DELPHOS5K run/walk scheduled for Ash Wednesday
DELPHOS — Dan Schutte, well-known composer and musician, will be coming to St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church Feb. 13 and 14 to give a concert and lead a retreat titled, “Walking the Sacred Path.”
I cannot speak for anyone except myself, but last year was most challenging in so many ways. I knew the Lord was preparing me for the days ahead.
LIMA — “Modern electric illumination is rapidly giving Lima a metropolitan aspect by the establishment of an ever-growing 'great white way,' and by stimulating the general tendency of people to stay out of doors more and to...
My, I had quite a bit of trouble with some of the explanations I heard last week coming out of that wonderful world of sports. Now, I suppose if there are no criminal elements to what is said by folks, their versions may just fit on that...
Young adults with cancer sometimes find that their families don't want to talk about it.Good friends might disappear. Healthy peers might incite envy.
I am a killer. My father was a killer. My brother is a killer. My niece is a killer. My wife is a killer.
1. How did you become a Girl Scout leader?
We had dinner out the other night. That's out as in outside — in the playhouse. The husband built the playhouse when our children were preschool age. It has served as a fort, a bank, a drive-through, a bakery, a jail, an orphanage and...
LIMA — Depression has a way of sneaking up on people after the holiday season, regardless of their age. For senior citizens, however, depression can manifest itself in different ways than in their younger counterparts.
If your computer password is “123456,” you might want to change it. But don't change it to “password.”
VAN WERT — Five generations of the Stewart family gathered recently. They include, from left: Grandmother, Shelley Mumaw, of Kalida, great-great-grandmother, Ruth Stewart, of Van Wert, holding her great-great-granddaughter, Layla, and...
VAN WERT — Wassenberg Art Center Executive Director Hope Wallace said the 147th annual American Watercolor Society coming to Van Wert this weekend is a big deal.
ADA — Ohio Northern University has drawn a traditional event usually reserved for bigger universities.
LIMASuper Bowl corned beef lunch available
LIMA — Dottie Deysher got her start in music at the tender age of 3 when she sang her first solo. With her deep, abiding love of music, it may not be so surprising then that she is starting her 63rd year as choir director for Central Christian...
LIMA — Between 1910 and 1920, Lima's population grew from around 30,000 to more than 41,000. The growing city was a great place for tradesmen, merchants, restaurateurs, hoteliers and theater owners.
While I do fashion myself as somewhat of a shutterbug, a term dangerously close to obsolescence, given the number of pictures taken on smart phones, there are indeed times when it's best to resist the urge to go find your phone to take a...
I have been writing these columns for 12 years now, which equates to multiple generations of my own four-legged family members. Writing is one of my greatest passions, next to caring for pets and their people. I took the opportunity to learn...
I predict that Ohio State's national championship will have long-lasting effects on society. Here's my news report from the future:
1. How did you end up as the plow guy?Basically, we've got four to five parking lots and we lease out 40 to 50 spots. When there's snow, you've gotta get 'er done before people start coming in to work.
The husband was having morning coffee at his laptop when I asked if he heard that Madonna was in the news again.“She's in the nude again?” he asked, without looking up.
LIMA — Social media can be a wonderful tool for keeping in touch with family and friends who are spread out across the nation. Yet, being tethered to Facebook, Twitter or Instagram can also have negative effects on mental health and...
The kids thought they got a cat for Christmas. It turns out they got another dog.
LIMA — Lima Symphony Orchestra Executive Director Elizabeth Brown said the annual “Mozart by Candlelight” series by the Lima Symphony Orchestra is a chance for patrons to experience music like they would have when Mozart actually...
LIMA — An organization recently formed at the Allen County Airport is offering local youngsters a chance to get a jump start on a military career, or to just have a little fun.
LIMA — In 2014, Child Evangelism Fellowship reached over 15 million children with the Gospel, according to their own statistics.
LIMA — When Jacob Altstaetter needed to gather his band for an engagement he didn't need to look much farther than his farm between Cairo and Columbus Grove because Altstaetter not only led the band, he fathered it as...
Last summer, at the behest of one of my friends, Denny Gallagher, I did a story on the return of his 11 well-dispersed siblings and their families, who came back to Lima on Fourth of July weekend for the 90th birthday party of their mother, Juanita.
Today, I present Joe's memory-boosting tips for 2015.I was going to offer them last year, but I forgot.
1. How did you get started in fashion design?
The seeds of friendships often grow in mysterious ways.
I'm proud to be a Buckeye, even if I'm not really a Buckeye.
If your “common cold” has been hanging around for more than a week, it may not be a cold at all. It might actually be an allergy disguised as a cold.
Five generations of the Neu family gathered recently.They include, front row, from left: Great-great-grandmother, Joanne Neu, holding her great-great-granddaughter, Carlee Anderson and great-grandmother, Diana Hill.
DELPHOS — Five generations of the Kill family gathered recently.
REGION — It is on. Girl Scout cookie sales have begun for the year.
LIMA — Encore Theatre will bring one of the most popular television shows in the '70s and '80s to the stage for performances this weekend and Jan. 16 to 18.
LIMA — The Blue Man Group, a show that sold out almost instantly two years ago in Lima, is making a return trip to the Veterans Memorial Civic Center due to popular demand.
LIMA — The ArtSpace/Lima Photography Club's Annual Juried Exhibit opens today and continues through Feb. 14 in The Ellen Nelson Gallery at ArtSpace downtown.
PANDORAFood boxes available for those in need
WAPAKONETA — On Sept. 14, the Wapakoneta Area Ministerial Association sponsored the first gentle worship service at St. Paul United Church of Christ. The interdenominational services are for children, teenagers and adults with autism-spectrum...
LIMA — At the age of 88 Ida Holdgreve took her first airplane ride in November 1969. When asked about her flight over Dayton, she described it in terms befitting the seamstress she had once been. From up there, Holdgreve told a Dayton Daily News...
Really, for me, winter never seems to be a big obstacle early on, provided, of course, ice and snow keep themselves off the roads I travel. Otherwise, the excitement of Thanksgiving and Christmas and New Year's pretty much takes my attention off...