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Council on Aging honors three employees
Armstrong’s biographer visits for museum’s 50th anniversary

Armstrong’s biographer visits for museum’s 50th anniversary

WAPAKONETA — James R. Hansen, the authorized biographer of Neil Armstrong’s life for “First Man,” will speak at 7 p.m. Monday,...

May 18th, 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 |  


Birch Solar opposition dwindles as hearings begin

Birch Solar opposition dwindles as hearings begin

LIMA — The State of Ohio’s regulatory body overseeing energy-related installations began hearings today concerning a significant solar ene...

May 18th, 2022 |  


Lima program aims to acknowledge homeowner pride

Lima program aims to acknowledge homeowner pride

LIMA — The City of Lima Department of Community Development has announced a new program aimed at providing positive reinforcement to residents w...

May 18th, 2022 |  


FOP, Lima Exchange Club pay tribute to late Bluffton officer

FOP, Lima Exchange Club pay tribute to late Bluffton officer

LIMA — It’s been 48 years since the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge No. 21 in Lima has been forced to add a name to its Wall of Honor that...

May 18th, 2022 |  


Lima Noon Sertoma Club to offer summer speech program

Lima Noon Sertoma Club to offer summer speech program

LIMA — The Lima Noon Sertoma Club will sponsor the 2022 Summer Speech Program. The five-week, 10-session program will begin June 13.The child an...

May 18th, 2022 |  


SPORTS


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 |  


Heat seeking to take a 2-0 lead over Celtics

Heat seeking to take a 2-0 lead over Celtics

MIAMI (AP) — Jimmy Butler doesn’t like being a called a scorer.Never mind that the moniker seems appropriate. He’s averaging nearly ...

May 18th, 2022 |  


Roundup: Wayne Trace rallies to defeat LCC

Roundup: Wayne Trace rallies to defeat LCC

ELIDA — Wayne Trace’s come-from-behind victory showed why it is the No. 1 seed.And it didn’t hurt the Raiders to come out on the plu...

May 17th, 2022 updated: May 18th, 2022. |  


Wapakoneta bumps off Bath

Wapakoneta bumps off Bath

High SchoolBaseballWapakoneta 14, Bath 4Wapakoneta’s Zach Rogers went 2 for 4 with 2 doubles, 3 RBI and 2 runs and Taylor Echols was 3 for 6 wit...

May 16th, 2022 updated: May 17th, 2022. |  


Kendrick will be missed

Kendrick will be missed

Hardin County lost a great sports editor.Theo and Cam lost a great father.I lost a great friend.Kendrick Jesionowsk, who covered sports for the Kenton...

May 16th, 2022 |  


Browns Watson to meet with NFL officials

Browns Watson to meet with NFL officials

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson will meet with NFL officials in Texas, a person familiar with the plans told The As...

May 16th, 2022 |  


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LIFESTYLE


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 |  


Featured events coming up in the Lima region

Featured events coming up in the Lima region

Party in the Park7 p.m. FridayThe JoJo McZunk Band, formerly known as Forty Acre from St. Marys, will kick off the Party in the Park Summer Concert Se...

May 18th, 2022 |  


Hardship changes Hasting’s country music path

Hardship changes Hasting’s country music path

HAMLER — Singer-songwriter Kate Hasting will be performing from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday and 4:30 to 5 p.m. on Saturday at the Hamler Country ...

May 18th, 2022 |  


Births

Births

Lima Memorial Health SystemMay 16 — Shaylee Sexton and Seth Welsh, Kenton, girl.Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical CenterMay 17 — Monic...

May 18th, 2022 |  


Reminisce: Robison was Spencerville’s ‘official unofficial historian’

Reminisce: Robison was Spencerville’s ‘official unofficial historian’

Ernie Robison found part of William Siegel’s gold pocket watch in the spring of 1933, some 29 years after an explosion at a nitroglycerin magazi...

May 17th, 2022 |  


Births

Births

Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical CenterMay 14 — Alyssa Harter and Austyn Coon, Antwerp, girl.May 16 — Genevieve and Daniel Hernandez,...

May 17th, 2022 |  


OPINION


Today’s editorial cartoons

Today’s editorial cartoons

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May 18th, 2022 |  


Letter: AAU wasn’t an option playing in the 1960s

Letter: AAU wasn’t an option playing in the 1960s

I would like to write to support Jim Clay and his views of AAU basketball and sports in general.I was in basketball in the 1960s. We could not have co...

May 17th, 2022 |  


Letter: Everyone deserves a chance in life

Letter: Everyone deserves a chance in life

I ask the supporters of abortion this: Would you have wanted your mother to have aborted you? I think not.The unborn deserve the same chance in life t...

May 17th, 2022 |  


Letter: Another mass shooting reminds us of the enemy

Letter: Another mass shooting reminds us of the enemy

There’s another mass shooting, this time in Buffalo. Why?Ask Pogo and look in the mirror: “We have met the enemy, and he is us.”We i...

May 17th, 2022 |  


Letter: No need to repeat yourself anymore

Letter: No need to repeat yourself anymore

After reading the long statement in Your View about Biden being easy on gunmen and anything that happens, so, what’s new? These things have been...

May 17th, 2022 |  


Holy Cow! History: A dog’s fond farewell

Holy Cow! History: A dog’s fond farewell

If you’re of a certain age (Baby Boomers take note; I’m talking to you), you’ll recall a hit TV show’s conclusion. For seven s...

May 17th, 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 |