NEWS


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Births

Births

Lima Memorial Health SystemJuly 20 — Alyesha Plummer, Louisville, Ky., boy.Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical CenterJuly 22 — Raven Pf...

July 23rd, 2019 |  


Police calls

Police calls

LIMA POLICE700 block of Greenlawn Avenue, Lima — An assault was investigated Monday.400 block of Findlay Road, Lima — Police responded Mon...

July 23rd, 2019 |  


Amazon chooses Rossford

Amazon chooses Rossford

ROSSFORD — Amazon.com announced Monday morning that it is building a fulfillment center on 100 acres in The Crossroads, just east of I-75 and no...

July 23rd, 2019 updated: July 23rd, 2019. |  


Hello, higher electric bills: Davis-Besse, Perry nuke plants rescued

Hello, higher electric bills: Davis-Besse, Perry nuke plants rescued

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A roughly $1 billion financial rescue for Ohio’s two nuclear power plants is on the way after lawmakers and the govern...

July 23rd, 2019 updated: July 23rd, 2019. |  


Kenton-based documentary to premiere at armory

Kenton-based documentary to premiere at armory

KENTON — The new WGTE documentary “A Soldier’s Story: Never Forgotten” will premiere at 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 30, at the Kenton...

July 23rd, 2019 |  


Fair director to speak to Lima Rotary

Fair director to speak to Lima Rotary

LIMA — The Lima Rotary Club will meet at noon Monday, July 29, at the Veterans Memorial Civic Center, 7 Town Square, Lima.Bob Fricke, general ma...

July 23rd, 2019 |  


SPORTS


Locos clinch homefield advantage for playoffs

The Lima Locos clinched homefield advantage for the playoffs after beating Muskegon 11-9 Sunday night. Peyton Berry (2-1) picked up the win in relief ...

July 22nd, 2019 |  


A tale of two games

A tale of two games

It hit me on Saturday afternoon when people were checking out after open bowling at 20th Century as they were at Westgate Lanes, Southgate Lanes and o...

July 22nd, 2019 |  


Kevin Harvick holds off Denny Hamlin at New Hampshire

Kevin Harvick holds off Denny Hamlin at New Hampshire

LOUDON, N.H. (AP) — Kevin Harvick held off Denny Hamlin at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Sunday for his first NASCAR Cup Series victory of the...

July 21st, 2019 |  


Neuman brothers win doubles title

Neuman brothers win doubles title

LIMA — A couple of early key break points and a whole lot of sweat.That is what it took for the Neuman brothers and the women’s doubleR...

July 21st, 2019 |  


Munoz hitting, Gallegos relief lead Cards to win over Reds

Munoz hitting, Gallegos relief lead Cards to win over Reds

CINCINNATI (AP) — Utility player Yairo Munoz wants his St. Louis manager to trust that he’ll produce in any situation. He banked a lot of ...

July 21st, 2019 |  


Lindor hits foul ball that injures child; Indians top KC 5-4

Lindor hits foul ball that injures child; Indians top KC 5-4

CLEVELAND (AP) — Francisco Lindor wasn’t thinking about his home run that helped the Cleveland Indians beat Kansas City Royals 5-4 on Sund...

July 21st, 2019 |  


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LIFESTYLE


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Births
Iowa State pays, praises ex-director to end Lego art dispute

Iowa State pays, praises ex-director to end Lego art dispute

CORALVILLE, Iowa — In 2016, Iowa State University accused an employee of fraud and theft in a dispute over the unusual but lucrative campus asse...

July 22nd, 2019 |  


Births

Births

Lima Memorial Health SystemJuly 18 — Christine and Beau Bowdle, Elida, boy.Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical CenterJuly 19 — Jessica a...

July 22nd, 2019 |  


‘The Lion King’ rules and ‘Endgame’ scores all-time record

‘The Lion King’ rules and ‘Endgame’ scores all-time record

LOS ANGELES (AP) — If there was any doubt that the 2019 box office belonged to the Walt Disney Co., this weekend put an end to it. Not only did ...

July 21st, 2019 |  


Get This: Turtle returns to wetlands group that saved her 19 years ago

Get This: Turtle returns to wetlands group that saved her 19 years ago

STONE HARBOR, N.J. (AP) — Call it serendipity.That’s the only way to explain how a female terrapin was found crossing a street in Stone Ha...

July 21st, 2019 |  


Real Life Mama: Doing my thing

Real Life Mama: Doing my thing

While the girls and I were on one of our many ice cream trips of the summer so far, we ran into a few local readers that my mom knew. As we were talki...

July 20th, 2019 |  


Charlotte and Eugene Stambaugh

Charlotte and Eugene Stambaugh

LIMA — Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Stambaugh are celebrating 65 years of marriage. A party was held July 3. A card shower would be appreciated at 2814 H...

July 20th, 2019 |  


OPINION


Jerry Zezima: Lesson No.1: Those are the brakes

Jerry Zezima: Lesson No.1: Those are the brakes

Here is today’s safe driving question:If you are approaching the stop sign in front of my house, do you: (a) stop, (b) slow down to the posted s...

July 22nd, 2019 |  


Dallas Morning News: Is today’s America too divided to achieve great things?

Dallas Morning News: Is today’s America too divided to achieve great things?

We want to join the many voices rightly celebrating one of the greatest moments in our history. How hard it must have been to even imagine that journe...

July 21st, 2019 |  


George Will: The puzzling problem of vaping

George Will: The puzzling problem of vaping

SAN FRANCISCO — A 29-story office building at 123 Mission St. illustrates the policy puzzles that fester because of these facts: For centuries, ...

July 21st, 2019 |  


Letter: America’s dangerous decisions on Iran

Letter: America’s dangerous decisions on Iran

I wanted to thank Charles Thomas for his intelligent and well-reasoned letter of July 20, “Don’t be fooled by Trump rhetoric.”I woul...

July 21st, 2019 |  


Editorial: Remembering the unlikely hero from Wapakoneta

Editorial: Remembering the unlikely hero from Wapakoneta

Is there anything more American than the story of Neil Armstrong?A quiet, unassuming man from the middle of nowhere becomes the most famous man of his...

July 20th, 2019 |  


Michael W. Siefker: Putnam commissioners got what they wanted

Michael W. Siefker: Putnam commissioners got what they wanted

As to the announcement by the Putnam County commissioners that they now again want out of the sewer and water business, I have some comments, as we ha...

July 20th, 2019 |  


BUSINESS


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Amazon chooses Rossford
Facing Trump’s tariffs, some companies move, change or wait

Facing Trump’s tariffs, some companies move, change or wait

WASHINGTON — Some are moving factories out of China. Others are strategically redesigning products. Some are seeking loopholes in trade law or e...

July 20th, 2019 |  


Build your credit smarts

Build your credit smarts

Well done, America. Credit scores across the nation are going up. On the other hand, knowledge of how credit works is declining.Consumers’ grasp...

July 20th, 2019 |  


Summer job unlikely to affect financial aid

Summer job unlikely to affect financial aid

Roughly one-third of teenagers have summer jobs, according to the Pew Research Center. Some of these jobs may make you very familiar with the letters ...

July 20th, 2019 |  


Land transfers, July 11-17

Land transfers, July 11-17

The trend of the real estate market in Allen County is shown by the following report, for the week running July 11 through 17. Figures reflect the sel...

July 20th, 2019 |  


Cheryl Parson: Be cautious when using public Wi-Fi

Cheryl Parson: Be cautious when using public Wi-Fi

Last month I wrote a column about work-at-home scams and how the increase in affordable technology communications allowed workers to not be chained do...

July 20th, 2019 |  


Home loan rates

Home loan rates

Rates for 30-year and 15-year, fixed-rate mortgages with zero points as of noon, Friday, July 19, 2019:30 YR / 15 YR RATE %First Federal3.75/3.25%Firs...

July 20th, 2019 |  


STATE NEWS


Site records religious sounds, such as bells, birds and U2

Site records religious sounds, such as bells, birds and U2

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The jaunty sound of a puja bell rings during an offering at the Jain Center of Central Ohio in southern Delaware County.Bi...

July 21st, 2019 |  


State data: Number of children enrolled in Medicaid declines

State data: Number of children enrolled in Medicaid declines

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — State data shows the number of children enrolled in Ohio’s Medicaid program declined over a 15-month period, with nearl...

July 21st, 2019 |  


Tornado survivors without means to rebuild in ‘limbo’

Tornado survivors without means to rebuild in ‘limbo’

Tornado survivors without the means to rebuild on their own and short on insurance or FEMA money should stay patient, say those working on long-term r...

July 20th, 2019 |  


What to do about suspicious orders is focus in opioid case

What to do about suspicious orders is focus in opioid case

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Two Ohio counties are asking a judge to find that drugmakers and distributors were not allowed to ship suspicious orders o...

July 19th, 2019 |  


Gun reform backers advance proposal

Gun reform backers advance proposal

COLUMBUS — Advocates for closing what they characterize as “loopholes” in Ohio’s background checks for private gun sales moved...

July 19th, 2019 |  


State budget mandates tuition guarantees – which most Ohio colleges already have

State budget mandates tuition guarantees – which most Ohio colleges already have

A provision in the state budget mandates that Ohio public universities help increase college affordability.But most are already doing what the new rul...

July 19th, 2019 |