RSS Feed Sat, 25 Apr 2015 07:20:57 EST 1800 Editorial: Diversion best option for Blanchard Everyone wants to find a way to fix the Blanchard River's consistent flooding issues without drastically changing anyone's life.It's time to understand an issue this big requires big changes. Sat, 25 Apr 2015 03:01:02 EST Kathleen Parker: Mr. Hughes goes to Washington WASHINGTON — When postal worker Doug Hughes — otherwise known as the gyrocopter dude — landed his gizmo on the West Lawn of the Capitol, he wasn't worried about being shot down, he says. Sat, 25 Apr 2015 02:01:02 EST Letter: Stop grammar abuse, and fix the crossing Two peeves have I. One is grammatical; the other is safety. Sat, 25 Apr 2015 00:06:02 EST Letter: Appleseed parks should live with what they have Brief and to the point: Johnny Appleseed Metro Park System is plenty big and enjoyable for the community. There is no need to buy more land to expand the park system, especially in a community that is shrinking. Sat, 25 Apr 2015 00:06:01 EST Pitts column: What’s partisan about fact? “Obama is a Muslim,” it said. “That is a FACT.” Sat, 25 Apr 2015 00:01:04 EST Editorial: Task force has right approach for JSMC As ironic as it may be, the strength of Task Force LIMA may have become more clear during one of the most disappointing moments for the group. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 23:56:06 EST Cubs score 4 times in 11th to dump Reds CINCINNATI — Jonathan Herrera singled home the tiebreaking run in the 11th inning, and David Ross followed with a bases-loaded double that sent the Chicago Cubs to a 7-3 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Friday night. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 23:16:05 EST Moss hits 2 HRs, as Indians rout Tigers 13-1 DETROIT — Brandon Moss homered twice and drove in seven runs, Danny Salazar struck out a career-high 11 and the Cleveland Indians routed the Detroit Tigers 13-1 Friday night. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 22:41:03 EST (No heading) WAYNESFIELD – When it comes to track-and-field athletes, Waynesfield-Goshen has produced its fair share. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 22:36:04 EST Hardin Northern’s Addy Bame strikes out 20 DOLA —Hardin Northern's Addy Bame struck out 20 in a 2-0 softball victory over Ridgemont Friday at Hardin Northern. Only one out by Ridgemont didn't come on a Bame strikeout. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 21:26:02 EST Swift dominates with no-hitter COLUMBUS GROVE – His curveball wasn't great, his change-up wasn't awesome, so Austin Swift dialed up the heat and Columbus Grove batters never caught up. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 21:01:04 EST Ohio’s bald eagle population grows FORT JENNINGS — Keith Bigelow and his son have made it a routine every morning to look out the window overlooking their back yard. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 20:46:02 EST Berger doubts Fails’ credibility LIMA — In the short time since Lima NAACP president Ronald Fails pleaded no contest to charges of solicitation after a sex sting June 18, the rift between Fails and city administration has widened, with Lima Mayor David Berger maintaining that... Fri, 24 Apr 2015 20:36:03 EST Teen to be tried as adult in slaying LIMA — A teen charged with murder over the fatal shooting of another teen will be tried as an adult, a judge ruled Friday. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 19:26:02 EST Teen trial pushed back in fatal traffic crash LIMA — A teen being tried as an adult in a fatal crash while fleeing police waived his right to a speedy trial Friday. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 18:56:03 EST Teen charged with rape wants statement tossed LIMA — A prosecutor said Friday a detective did nothing wrong when he interrogated a teenager in the home invasion rape of a woman. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 18:51:02 EST Piper: Road, bridge maintenance costs skyrocket LIMA — There is just not enough money to properly maintain our roads and bridges, Allen County's engineer said Friday. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 18:46:04 EST Editorial: Concealed carry safe for a reason In the 11 years since Ohio's concealed-carry law went into effect, hundreds of thousands of Ohioans have taken and passed the class required to receive a permit. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 18:46:02 EST Ag Society offers ‘quality experience’ to community LIMA — Though it's a finalist for the Lima/Allen County Chamber of Commerce's Non-Profit of the Year Award, many people don't think of the Allen County Agricultural Society as a non-profit. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 18:06:03 EST Police calls 600 block of Hope Street, Lima — Officers were dispatched to a report of a robbery Friday.1 Spartan Way, Lima — Officers responded to a report of a fight at Lima Senior Friday. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 17:51:02 EST