NEWS


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Name of Friday shooting victim released
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Ottawa Chamber executive director resigns
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South side residents keep heat on Lima council
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Putnam County court records
Former Maine governor has a new job tending bar

Former Maine governor has a new job tending bar

BOOTHBAY HARBOR, Maine (AP) — Former Republican Gov. Paul LePage’s wife won’t be the only one in their family spending the summer wo...

June 18th, 2019 |  


Westside United Methodist Church hosting free community breakfast

Westside United Methodist Church hosting free community breakfast

LIMA — There will be a free community breakfast from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, June 22, at Westside United Methodist Church, 604 Gloria Drive, Lima...

June 17th, 2019 |  


Allen County PERI District to meet

Allen County PERI District to meet

LIMA — The Allen County PERI District 2 Chapter 8 will meet at noon Thursday, June 20, at the Eagles Lodge, 800 W. Robb Ave., Lima.The speaker w...

June 17th, 2019 |  


Mental Health and Recovery Services Board to meet

Mental Health and Recovery Services Board to meet

LIMA — The Mental Health and Recovery Services Board of Allen, Auglaize and Hardin Counties will meet at 8 a.m. Wednesday, June 19, at 529 S. El...

June 17th, 2019 |  


Get This: Lithuanian circus owner releases bear he took ‘hostage’

Get This: Lithuanian circus owner releases bear he took ‘hostage’

VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — Lithuanian police say a private circus owner has released a bear from a cage after a standoff with police trying to ta...

June 17th, 2019 |  


Two rescued from St. Marys River

Two rescued from St. Marys River

ST. MARYS — The rain-swollen St. Marys River was just too much for three people who needed rescued early Sunday morning.According to the St. Mar...

June 17th, 2019 updated: June 17th, 2019. |  


SPORTS


Texas Tech sends Hogs home

Texas Tech sends Hogs home

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Tim Tadlock obviously would have preferred his team not have to play in the Monday elimination game at the College World Seri...

June 17th, 2019 |  


Indians still hoping Ramirez can rebound

Indians still hoping Ramirez can rebound

There were plenty of highlights for the Cleveland Indians in their weekend sweep at Detroit: Jake Bauers hit for the cycle, Leonys Martin stole home a...

June 17th, 2019 |  


Woodland wins U.S. Open

Woodland wins U.S. Open

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Gary Woodland denied Brooks Koepka’s bold bid at history with two clutch shots and made U.S. Open memories of ...

June 16th, 2019 |  


Locos split doubleheader with Monarchs

Locos split doubleheader with Monarchs

LIMA – Locos right-hander Carter Poiry gave the team just what it needed: a strong pitching performance.And the longer the pitcher from Murray S...

June 16th, 2019 |  


Winker paces Reds with 5 RBIs in 11-3 rout over Rangers

Winker paces Reds with 5 RBIs in 11-3 rout over Rangers

CINCINNATI (AP) — With his dad set to leave town Sunday evening, Jesse Winker had limited time to provide an extra-special Father’s Day.No...

June 16th, 2019 |  


Bauer pitches 1st shutout as a pro, Indians beat Tigers 8-0

Bauer pitches 1st shutout as a pro, Indians beat Tigers 8-0

DETROIT (AP) — Trevor Bauer has accomplished a lot of things in his career, but there was one box he wasn’t able to check off until Sunday...

June 16th, 2019 |  


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LIFESTYLE


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Gloria Vanderbilt, heiress and jeans queen, dies at 95
“The Secret Life of Pets 2” – PG

“The Secret Life of Pets 2” – PG

The Story Terrier-mix, Max (voice of Patton Oswalt), narrates his story as “The Secret Life of Pets 2” begins. “I did OK until my ow...

June 15th, 2019 |  


Beverly and David Campbell

Beverly and David Campbell

HARROD — Mr. and Mrs. David Campbell are celebrating 50 years of marriage with an open house from 1-4 p.m. June 22 at Waynesfield Baptist Church...

June 15th, 2019 |  


Jane and William Seiling

Jane and William Seiling

LIMA — Mr. and Mrs. William Seiling are celebrating 50 years of marriage with a private party at their daughter’s house in Dayton.Seiling ...

June 15th, 2019 |  


David Trinko: A name worth honoring this Father’s Day

David Trinko: A name worth honoring this Father’s Day

The word sounded so sweet, so genuine, so heartfelt the first time she used it.“Daddy!”I melted immediately, and I can’t help but ru...

June 15th, 2019 |  


TV Dads: How well do you know them?

TV Dads: How well do you know them?

They wore suits to work, rode horses, worked during The Depression and were even cartoonish.All imparted wisdom in their own special way.They are the ...

June 15th, 2019 |  


Births

Births

Lima Memorial Health SystemJune 10 — Tiffany and Jason Wilmoth, Wapakoneta, girl; Paige Winfield and Seth McKee, Kenton, boy.June 11 — Mar...

June 15th, 2019 |  


OPINION


Joe Blundo: Poppy happy to have grandson running show

Joe Blundo: Poppy happy to have grandson running show

My new boss is utterly charming and often demanding.He gets people to meet his high expectations with a disarming blend of spontaneity, guilelessness ...

June 17th, 2019 |  


Editorial roundup

June 11, The Wall Street Journal on Democratic state Attorneys General suing to block T-Mobile’s merger with Sprint:Ten Democratic state Attorne...

June 17th, 2019 |  


Jim Krumel: Watching baseball with grandpa

Jim Krumel: Watching baseball with grandpa

Kevin Huber, of Elida Road Tire Service, is a car guy.When a customer walks through the door, he may remember their vehicle before he does their name....

June 17th, 2019 updated: June 17th, 2019. |  


Chicago Tribune: Democratic presidential candidates go big on spending

Chicago Tribune: Democratic presidential candidates go big on spending

Quick: Of the presidents who have served over the past 50 years, who were the most fiscally restrained? Ronald Reagan? George H.W. Bush? Gerald Ford? ...

June 16th, 2019 |  


Kathleen Parker: The gift of laughter and a father’s legacy

Kathleen Parker: The gift of laughter and a father’s legacy

WASHINGTON — My father died with a smile on his face. But, of course, he would. A few days earlier, as his wife, my sister and I gathered around...

June 16th, 2019 |  


BUSINESS


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Ottawa Chamber executive director resigns
What couples gain by merging finances

What couples gain by merging finances

As a millennial couple, you and your partner might not be planning to blend finances, even if you’ve been together for a while.Venmo is convenie...

June 15th, 2019 |  


Four beach vacations to maximize your points, miles

Four beach vacations to maximize your points, miles

Many travelers who squirrel away travel rewards are saving for an oceanfront vacation, paid for with points instead of cash. To make the most of your ...

June 15th, 2019 |  


Farm bureau’s Vandenbroek recognized

Farm bureau’s Vandenbroek recognized

LIMA — Jessica Vandenbroek, organization director for Allen, Paulding, Putnam and Van Wert counties, was recognized by the Ohio Farm Bureau for ...

June 15th, 2019 |  


Construction association taps Findlay woman as president-elect

Construction association taps Findlay woman as president-elect

LIMA — Anne Pfleger, of Findlay, was recently elected as the National Association of Women in Construction’s national president-elect for ...

June 15th, 2019 |  


Athletic trainer joins Grand Lake Rehab

Athletic trainer joins Grand Lake Rehab

ST. MARYS — Grand Lake Rehab has hired Molly Albert as a certified athletic trainer.Albert studied at The Ohio State University and has previous...

June 15th, 2019 |  


Land transfers, June 6-12

Land transfers, June 6-12

The trend of the real estate market in Allen County is shown by the following report, for the week running June 6 through June 12. Figures reflect the...

June 15th, 2019 |  


STATE NEWS


Conservationists say endangered beetle species found in Ohio

Conservationists say endangered beetle species found in Ohio

COLUMBUS — When she saw the plump orange-and-black insect crawling on the rotting rat corpse, Andrea Malek didn’t know whether to cry, lau...

June 15th, 2019 |  


‘Like quicksand’: Ohio farmer survives soybean entrapment

‘Like quicksand’: Ohio farmer survives soybean entrapment

COLUMBUS — The sea of shifting soybean kernels had risen to Jay Butterfield’s knees inside a tall grain bin on his Ohio farm.“I knew...

June 15th, 2019 updated: June 15th, 2019. |  


Did rain cause Monday’s quake?

Did rain cause Monday’s quake?

CLEVELAND — What caused the earthquake in Lake Erie Monday?One scientist suggests heavy rain in Northeast Ohio could have triggered the quake, w...

June 13th, 2019 updated: June 13th, 2019. |  


Senate GOP 2-year Ohio budget proposal includes lower taxes

Senate GOP 2-year Ohio budget proposal includes lower taxes

COLUMBUS — Ohio would lower income taxes for individuals and direct more money toward water quality initiatives, local governments and libraries...

June 11th, 2019 |  


Governor requests disaster declaration from Trump

Governor requests disaster declaration from Trump

COLUMBUS — Republican Gov. Mike DeWine has officially requested a disaster declaration from President Donald Trump and federal assistance for 10...

June 11th, 2019 |  


Hope is gone for some farmers

Hope is gone for some farmers

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The constant rains this spring are forcing some Ohio farmers to give up hopes of planting any corn this spring and wonder if...

June 11th, 2019 updated: June 11th, 2019. |