NEWS


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‘Youth for Change’ to hold summit Saturday

‘Youth for Change’ to hold summit Saturday

LIMA — Students from Lima/Allen County will meet with mentors in both dance performance (Janeel Johnson), black history (Albert Earl) and Commun...

May 20th, 2022 |  


Mayor’s spring cleanup continues

Mayor’s spring cleanup continues

LIMA — The Mayor’s Spring Cleanup will be held from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 21 at several locations in Lima.• State Bank, 930 W...

May 20th, 2022 |  


Saturday flower sale to benefit Optimists

Saturday flower sale to benefit Optimists

LIMA — The Lima Noon Optimists will hold a pop up flower sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 21 at Safety City, 700 S Collett St., Lima. .n...

May 20th, 2022 |  


Flower sale to benefit Optimists

Flower sale to benefit Optimists

LIMA — The Lima Noon Optimists will hold a pop up flower sale from noon to 6 p.m. Friday, May 20 at Safety City, 700 S Collett St., Lima. .neFil...

May 20th, 2022 |  


Mangas named superintendent at Put-in-Bay

Mangas named superintendent at Put-in-Bay

PUT-IN-BAY — Put-in-Bay School Board announced the hiring of a new school superintendent for 2022-2023. Mr. Scott Mangas, currently the Ottovill...

May 20th, 2022 updated: May 20th, 2022. |  


Biden has little to entice Kim Jong Un to stop weapons tests

Biden has little to entice Kim Jong Un to stop weapons tests

The last time a U.S. president visited Seoul in 2019, Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un agreed to restart nuclear talks during an impromptu meeting at the ...

May 20th, 2022 |  


SPORTS


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Softball: Bath prevents St. Marys repeat
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Lima area sports calendar
Baseball: LCC advances to district semifinals

Baseball: LCC advances to district semifinals

LIMA — Lima Central Catholic right-hander Billy Bourk came right at Crestview with his fastball.In the end, he didn’t need much else.Bourk...

May 19th, 2022 updated: May 20th, 2022. |  


Francona back managing Guardians

Francona back managing Guardians

CLEVELAND (AP) — Guardians manager Terry Francona missed so much time over the past two seasons that even a four-game absence was difficult.R...

May 18th, 2022 |  


Johnson looking to get back on track at PGA

Johnson looking to get back on track at PGA

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Dustin Johnson and Jordan Spieth are examples of how quickly the landscape can change.Look back one year, and Johnson was th...

May 18th, 2022 |  


Old Man & The Filly: Lukas saddling Secret Oath in Preakness

Old Man & The Filly: Lukas saddling Secret Oath in Preakness

BALTIMORE (AP) — D. Wayne Lukas sat atop his pony just after 6 a.m. and stared at Secret Oath while she got a bath following her first trip to t...

May 18th, 2022 |  


Dixon looking to jumpstart season with strong Indy 500

Dixon looking to jumpstart season with strong Indy 500

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Scott Dixon won’t sugarcoat the start he has had this season: “It’s been pretty horrendous,” the six...

May 18th, 2022 |  


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LIFESTYLE


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Births
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Old and new diet trends
Paying it forward helps to build a better brain

Paying it forward helps to build a better brain

We are all being made much more aware of how we have to exercise our brains to keep them in shape for the long term. Many people do puzzles like cross...

May 19th, 2022 |  


Births

Births

Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical CenterMay 18 — Nicole and Jordan Travis, Columbus Grove, boy; Jessica and Shayne Walkup, Lima, boy.May 19 ...

May 19th, 2022 |  


St. Rose Festival a tradition of family fun

St. Rose Festival a tradition of family fun

LIMA — One of Lima’s oldest traditions is back after a two-year hiatus, as the St. Rose Parish Festival returns this weekend.Mary Paton, S...

May 18th, 2022 |  


Thompson Square: Better together

Thompson Square: Better together

FINDLAY — Thompson Square earned two No. 1 titles with “Are You Gonna Kiss Me or Not” and “If I Didn’t Have You,” ...

May 18th, 2022 |  


Review: ‘The Offer’ a series you can’t refuse

Review: ‘The Offer’ a series you can’t refuse

“The Offer,” a Paramount+ limited series whose sixth episode was slated to air Thursday night, is a splashy but trashy take on how the bes...

May 18th, 2022 |  


WAR takes it to the mats Saturday

WAR takes it to the mats Saturday

LIMA — WAR 19 & HOF 10 is slated to celebrate the local wrestling franchise’s 19th anniversary on Saturday, May 21, with matches hitti...

May 18th, 2022 |  


OPINION


Letter: Tea party photo, caption were snarky, distasteful

Letter: Tea party photo, caption were snarky, distasteful

I am writing in to give the most enthusiastic plea for Shannon Bohle and quite frankly the editor who approved the snarky, distasteful, photo and capt...

May 19th, 2022 |  


Don Stratton: Constitutional carry isn’t sensible

Don Stratton: Constitutional carry isn’t sensible

Yes, Ohio, it’s constitutional, but is it sensible?Effective on June 13, Ohio becomes the 23rd state to permit what is commonly called “Co...

May 19th, 2022 |  


Today’s editorial cartoons

Today’s editorial cartoons

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May 19th, 2022 |  


Sandusky Register: State leaders wrong about public health, again

Sandusky Register: State leaders wrong about public health, again

A move by state lawmakers to strip local governments of the power to appoint members of the local health board is, in our view, a continuing abuse of ...

May 18th, 2022 |  


Letter: Grateful for strangers helping find her keys

Letter: Grateful for strangers helping find her keys

I just wanted to give a shout out about the wonderful people in the Meijer parking lot Wednesday, May 11.As I pulled in and parked, I started to organ...

May 18th, 2022 |  


Christian Barnard: Biden administration targets charter schools

Christian Barnard: Biden administration targets charter schools

President Biden is keeping a campaign promise that will, unfortunately, make life more difficult for students and parents.The administration recently ...

May 18th, 2022 |  


BUSINESS


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Elwer to lead 172nd Allen County Fair
Liz Weston: Dealing with death? There’s an app for that

Liz Weston: Dealing with death? There’s an app for that

Before the pandemic, entrepreneurs Liz Eddy and Alyssa Ruderman had trouble getting venture capitalists to invest in their end-of-life planning app La...

May 14th, 2022 |  


Lakeville vacation house plan is adorned with craftsman style

Lakeville vacation house plan is adorned with craftsman style

EUGENE, ORE. – The Lakeville house plan makes a great option for families looking to downsize their year-round residence or build a vacation get...

May 14th, 2022 |  


Land transfers, May 5-11

Land transfers, May 5-11

The trend of the real estate market in Allen County is shown by the following report, for the week running May 5 through 11. Figures reflect the selli...

May 14th, 2022 |  


US labor board accuses Starbucks of retaliatory firings

US labor board accuses Starbucks of retaliatory firings

Starbucks Corp. violated federal law by firing, threatening, and carrying out surveillance on union activists in New York, U.S. labor board prosecutor...

May 7th, 2022 |  


How to save more when inflation makes your money count less

How to save more when inflation makes your money count less

When it comes to spending power, inflation means that things cost more and that your money becomes less valuable. When a period of high inflation hits...

May 7th, 2022 |  


The Week Ahead: Hoping for a turn in inflation trend, Fed will fight on

The Week Ahead: Hoping for a turn in inflation trend, Fed will fight on

Now that the Federal Reserve has polished up its inflation-fighting credentials, has consumer inflation topped out?There was little relief from higher...

May 7th, 2022 |  


STATE NEWS


Neighborhood dispute ends with Portage Co. police fatally shooting woman

Neighborhood dispute ends with Portage Co. police fatally shooting woman

WINDHAM TOWNSHIP, Ohio — A dispute between neighbors ended when police shot and killed a 66-year-old woman who was armed with a gun, authorities...

May 16th, 2022 |  


More high schoolers graduating with associate degree already in hand

More high schoolers graduating with associate degree already in hand

DAYTON — A growing number of high school students have gotten an associate degree through local community colleges before graduating from high s...

May 10th, 2022 |  


Ohio legal pot backers sue over disputed petition deadline

Ohio legal pot backers sue over disputed petition deadline

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Supporters of recreational marijuana legalization in Ohio have sued state legislative leaders in an anticipated dispute ov...

May 2nd, 2022 |  


Ohio judge again blocks abortion law that threatened clinics

Ohio judge again blocks abortion law that threatened clinics

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A judge has blocked early enforcement of an Ohio abortion law signed in December that included additional licensing requir...

April 20th, 2022 updated: April 20th, 2022. |  


Ohio prisons ramp up fight against contraband

Ohio prisons ramp up fight against contraband

COLUMBUS, Ohio — From X-ray body scanners to anti-drone technology, the state is ramping up efforts to keep contraband out of Ohio prisons as dr...

April 12th, 2022 |  


Disputed maps won’t stop Ohio’s May 3 primary

Disputed maps won’t stop Ohio’s May 3 primary

COLUMBUS — Despite the uncertainty raised over the date of Ohio’s primary election, the state is ready to move forward with early voting T...

April 3rd, 2022 |