NEWS


Police arrest armed man at Lima hotel

Police arrest armed man at Lima hotel

LIMA — Lima police responded to the Travelodge at 805 S. Leonard Ave. at 4:12 a.m. Sunday after a hotel employee activated a panic alarm.When th...

December 8th, 2019 |  


Get This: Electric eel powers aquarium’s Christmas lights

Get This: Electric eel powers aquarium’s Christmas lights

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Visitors to the Tennessee Aquarium may be shocked to learn that an electric eel named Miguel Wattson is lighting up a ...

December 8th, 2019 |  


Boil alert lifted for Continental

Boil alert lifted for Continental

CONTINENTAL — The boil alert issued for the Village of Continental has been lifted.The required samples have been tested by a certified lab and ...

December 7th, 2019 |  


Editorial: Something to think about as you eat that cookie

Editorial: Something to think about as you eat that cookie

Ohioans hopefully will put down the eggnog and avoid doing circles around the Christmas cookies now that the latest report of America’s Health R...

December 7th, 2019 |  


Remembering loved ones

Remembering loved ones

LIMA — More than 400 people attended a service Saturday to help remember those lost in 2019.Chiles-Laman Funeral and Cremation Services held its...

December 7th, 2019 |  


Finding healthy alternatives: Can health care costs be pulled down?

LIMA — When medical help is needed, can you be 100% sure you’re receiving the best health care at the best price?Five out of five local do...

December 7th, 2019 updated: December 8th, 2019. |  


SPORTS


Ohio State grade card: It was a tale of two different halves

Ohio State grade card: It was a tale of two different halves

Ohio State coach Ryan Day called the Buckeyes an unbelievable football team after their come-from-behind 34-21 win over Wisconsin in the Big Ten champ...

December 8th, 2019 |  


Ohio State enters playoff on a high note

Ohio State enters playoff on a high note

The suspense will be over at 12:15 this afternoon. Ohio State will know who it will be playing in the College Football Playoff where that game will be...

December 8th, 2019 |  


Big 10 Three-peat

Big 10 Three-peat

INDIANAPOLIS— For two quarters it looked like this one might be put in the nightmare file along with Michigan State 2013 and 2015, Purdue last s...

December 8th, 2019 |  


Ohio high school boys, girls basketball scores for Saturday, Dec. 7

Ohio high school boys, girls basketball scores for Saturday, Dec. 7

BoysAndrews Osborne Academy 75, Gates Mills Hawken 66Arcadia 49, Dola Hardin Northern 48Archbold 50, Kalida 35Arlington 76, Lima Temple Christian 37Ba...

December 7th, 2019 |  


Boys basketball: Delphos St. John’s hangs on to defeat Elida

Boys basketball: Delphos St. John’s hangs on to defeat Elida

DELPHOS — Elida’s second-half man-to-man brought the Bulldogs back.But Delphos St. John’s wouldn’t let this one get away.St. J...

December 7th, 2019 |  


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LIFESTYLE


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“Knives Out” – PG-13
Janette and Samuel Hixson

Janette and Samuel Hixson

SPENCERVILLE — Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Hixson are celebrating 50 years of marriage. They took a trip to Oahu, Hawaii, last August.Hixson and the for...

December 7th, 2019 |  


Gloria and David Evans

Gloria and David Evans

LIMA — Mr. and Mrs. David Evans Sr. are celebrating 40 years of marriage with a trip to Napa Valley.Evans and the former Gloria Smith were marri...

December 7th, 2019 |  


103rd birthday: Genevieve Emerson

103rd birthday: Genevieve Emerson

CLOVERDALE — Genevieve Emerson is celebrating her 103rd birthday.She was born Dec. 11, 1916, at the family homestead outside of Kalida, to Chest...

December 7th, 2019 |  


Real Life Mama: Elf season in full swing

Real Life Mama: Elf season in full swing

Well, I did it. I finally caved. Susie is back.I am not sure who came up with this whole Elf on the Shelf idea but seriously, why? Wasn’t it eno...

December 7th, 2019 |  


David Trinko: He’s dreaming of an old Facebook post

David Trinko: He’s dreaming of an old Facebook post

Lately I’ve been living in the past a bit on Facebook.I’m a sucker for looking through the memories that pop up in the “On This Day&...

December 7th, 2019 |  


NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn’t happen this week

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn’t happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these is legit, even though they were shared wide...

December 7th, 2019 |  


OPINION


Opinion: New polls show black support for trump surging

Opinion: New polls show black support for trump surging

Rush Limbaugh could hardly contain his excitement. “We’ve got three polls today showing Donald Trump at 30 percent or higher with black vo...

December 7th, 2019 |  


Editorial: High court should resolve 90-day referendum issue

Since 1912, Ohioans have had the constitutional right of referendum — the power to reject laws passed by the General Assembly.Voters have used i...

December 7th, 2019 |  


Letter: Following the leader of cult

Letter: Following the leader of cult

Thirty-five percent of this country has chosen to believe a man that was a fraud before becoming president and has continued to follow that historic s...

December 7th, 2019 |  


Editorial: Something to think about as you eat that cookie

Editorial: Something to think about as you eat that cookie

Ohioans hopefully will put down the eggnog and avoid doing circles around the Christmas cookies now that the latest report of America’s Health R...

December 7th, 2019 |  


David Trinko: He’s dreaming of an old Facebook post

David Trinko: He’s dreaming of an old Facebook post

Lately I’ve been living in the past a bit on Facebook.I’m a sucker for looking through the memories that pop up in the “On This Day&...

December 7th, 2019 |  


BUSINESS


Cheryl Parson: ‘Tis the season to protect yourself from holiday bandits

Cheryl Parson: ‘Tis the season to protect yourself from holiday bandits

The Christmas season is great, isn’t it? Hustle and bustle, holiday hoopla and festive moods rule. There are decorations to put up, gifts to buy...

December 7th, 2019 |  


Home loan rates

Home loan rates

Rates for 30-year and 15-year, fixed-rate mortgages with zero points as of noon, Friday, Dec. 6, 2019:30 YR / 15 YR RATE %First Federal Bank3.75 / 3.1...

December 7th, 2019 |  


Legal-Ease: Driving in the ‘right’ lane

Legal-Ease: Driving in the ‘right’ lane

Traffic situations can cause frustrations to boil over. The frustration can be especially acute on highways with two lanes going one direction (multil...

December 7th, 2019 |  


Hospital auxiliary donates $100K

Hospital auxiliary donates $100K

LIMA — The Lima Memorial Hospital Auxiliary has raised $100,000 this year for the Lima Memorial Foundation as part of a years-long fundraiser fo...

December 5th, 2019 |  


Steffan sworn in as magistrate in Van Wert County

Steffan sworn in as magistrate in Van Wert County

VAN WERT — Christina L. Steffan was sworn in Dec. 2 as a magistrate in the Van Wert County Court of Common Pleas general and juvenile/probate di...

December 5th, 2019 |  


Judge in Purdue bankruptcy: Workers, maybe not CEO, deserve bonuses

Judge in Purdue bankruptcy: Workers, maybe not CEO, deserve bonuses

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — More time is needed to sort out whether the CEO of OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma should receive a $1.3 million bonus next y...

December 4th, 2019 |  


STATE NEWS


District says it’s not liable for boy, 8, who killed himself

District says it’s not liable for boy, 8, who killed himself

CINCINNATI (AP) — The death of an 8-year-old boy whose parents say killed himself after he was bullied by another student is at the center of a ...

December 8th, 2019 |  


Ohio program builds trust, friendships between police, teens

Ohio program builds trust, friendships between police, teens

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — When Akie Benjamin saw police officers gathered in his school’s library, he assumed that he was in trouble or that s...

December 7th, 2019 |  


A locker, a chirp: How tiny clues help solve child sex cases

A locker, a chirp: How tiny clues help solve child sex cases

FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — It was the odd-looking locker handles that caught their eye.Investigators spent hours poring over graphic images of little b...

December 7th, 2019 |  


Ohio voters could decide constitutional amendment to split up opioid lawsuit cash

Ohio voters could decide constitutional amendment to split up opioid lawsuit cash

Under a new plan being circulated at the highest levels of state government, Ohioans would vote on a constitutional amendment in the March primary to ...

December 5th, 2019 |  


Strongsville Catholic priest arrested on child porn charges

Strongsville Catholic priest arrested on child porn charges

STRONGSVILLE, Ohio — A Catholic priest was arrested Thursday on charges of possessing child pornography.Investigators took St. Joseph Catholic C...

December 5th, 2019 |  


Trump administration changes for food stamps could affect thousands of Ohioans

Trump administration changes for food stamps could affect thousands of Ohioans

COLUMBUS — Thousands of impoverished adults in nearly half of Ohio’s counties would lose long-term food stamp benefits as federal official...

December 5th, 2019 updated: December 5th, 2019. |