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Task force searches room at Fairway Inn

Task force searches room at Fairway Inn

LIMA — The West Central Ohio Crime Task Force found suspected methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia, a handgun and alleged drug proceeds after sea...

September 25th, 2020 |  


Task force finds suspected fentanyl

Task force finds suspected fentanyl

LIMA — The West Central Ohio Crime Task Force, assisted by the Allen County Sheriff’s Office S.W.A.T. Team, served a warrant Wednesday at ...

September 25th, 2020 |  


Head Start building project finally started

Head Start building project finally started

LIMA — Nearly three years ago, ground was broken for a new 11,000-square foot facility for West Ohio Community Action Partnership’s Head S...

September 25th, 2020 updated: September 25th, 2020. |  


K-12 mask civil suit moved from Putnam court to Franklin County

K-12 mask civil suit moved from Putnam court to Franklin County

OTTAWA — A civil lawsuit seeking to overturn Ohio’s mask mandate in kindergarten through 12th grade in public schools has been transferred...

September 25th, 2020 |  


Ken Pollitz: Oh, that you would be silent

Ken Pollitz: Oh, that you would be silent

Noted church researcher, professor and author George Barna once wrote a book entitled “The Frog in the Kettle.” He strived to pique the re...

September 25th, 2020 |  


Births

Births

Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical CenterSept. 24 — Leah and Phillip Downs, St. Marys, girl; Alyssa and Garrett Heuerman, Harrod, boy; Abigai...

September 25th, 2020 |  


SPORTS


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St. Marys edges Shawnee
Indians rally again, keep AL Central hopes alive

Indians rally again, keep AL Central hopes alive

CLEVELAND — Once again, the Indians grabbed water bottles, poured from the dugout and danced around the infield grass like little kids at recess...

September 25th, 2020 |  


High school football: St. Francis tops Lima Senior in TRAC encounter

High school football: St. Francis tops Lima Senior in TRAC encounter

Toledo St. Francis quarterback Dayven Kizer threw two touchdown passes to Joe Petro and the Knights’ defense stifled Lima Senior’s offense...

September 25th, 2020 updated: September 26th, 2020. |  


High school football: Ottawa-Glandorf upends Van Wert

High school football: Ottawa-Glandorf upends Van Wert

OTTAWA — Friday’s Western Buckeye League football clash between Van Wert and Ottawa-Glandorf was filled with momentum swings.In the end, i...

September 25th, 2020 updated: September 26th, 2020. |  


High school football: Allen East shuts down Spencerville

High school football: Allen East shuts down Spencerville

SPENCERVILLE – Allen East is heading to the Northwest Conference championship game thanks to its defense.The Mustangs, who came into the game wi...

September 25th, 2020 updated: September 26th, 2020. |  


Archery remains quite popular among deer hunters

Archery remains quite popular among deer hunters

The popularity of Ohio’s deer archery season, which begins Saturday is shown in statistics.Nearly half the harvest during last season was taken ...

September 25th, 2020 |  


Live high school football scoreboard

Live high school football scoreboard

Check out LimaScores.com’s live scoreboard of Lima-area high school football games. try{f_cbload("758410006b62b02f705f4595aeed","https:");}...

September 25th, 2020 updated: September 25th, 2020. |  


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Evel Knievel’s son suing Disney over ‘Toy Story 4’ character Duke Caboom

Evel Knievel’s son suing Disney over ‘Toy Story 4’ character Duke Caboom

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Evel Knievel’s son is on a collision course with the Walt Disney Co. and Pixar over a movie daredevil character named Duk...

September 24th, 2020 |  


Births

Births

Lima Memorial Health SystemSept. 22 — Elizabeth and Kyle Bull, Lima, girl.Sept. 23 — Angel Baker and Thomas Luchini, Wapakoneta, twin gir...

September 24th, 2020 |  


Why are Black men in the U.S. more likely to die from prostate cancer?

Why are Black men in the U.S. more likely to die from prostate cancer?

LIMA — Black men in the U.S. are nearly 60% more likely to develop prostate cancer in their lifetimes and more than twice as likely to die from ...

September 23rd, 2020 |  


Quinn on Nutrition: Inherited high cholesterol: Can nutrition help?

Quinn on Nutrition: Inherited high cholesterol: Can nutrition help?

“My cholesterol is too high,” a patient explained. “But I can’t help it. It’s hereditary.” She was right. Her type...

September 23rd, 2020 |  


Births

Births

Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical CenterSept. 22 — Aneisa Briggs and Craig L. Robertson Jr., Lima, boy; Alyssa Chaffins and Kiran Kota, Lima...

September 23rd, 2020 |  


Tuttle Construction

Tuttle Construction

LIMA — In the 1950s the first wave of the Baby Boom generation swept over the school system and touched off a boom of another sort — a sch...

September 22nd, 2020 |  


OPINION


Column: Vantage provides a great return on your investment

Column: Vantage provides a great return on your investment

As Vantage Career Center begins its 45th year in the community, the career center will be on the ballot Nov. 3 to ask residents in its district to ren...

September 25th, 2020 |  


Column: Man-made policies fueling wildfires

Column: Man-made policies fueling wildfires

The catastrophic wildfires raging up and down the West Coast should force a radical reversal of 30 years of disastrous government policies.Instead, th...

September 24th, 2020 |  


Letter: Do better, be better

Letter: Do better, be better

The state of the country right now is terrible. We keep seeing President Trump sharing pictures of the riots in this country saying this is a Joe Bide...

September 24th, 2020 |  


Letter: Derby/Ride-A-thon support amazing

Letter: Derby/Ride-A-thon support amazing

Difficult times call for different approaches. Due to the COVID pandemic, the Equestrian Therapy Program wasn’t able to hold its two major fundr...

September 24th, 2020 |  


Don Stratton: Today’s No. 1 oxymoron: customer service

Don Stratton: Today’s No. 1 oxymoron: customer service

So many major companies today offer what they call customer service, but it turns out to be anything but service. It seems to at its worst in the tech...

September 24th, 2020 |  


BUSINESS


Streamed program shares how to sell online

Streamed program shares how to sell online

LIMA — The livestreamed program “Sell Online This Holiday Season with E-Commerce Tools” will be offered from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesda...

September 24th, 2020 |  


Mars renames ‘Uncle Ben’s’ rice brand

Mars renames ‘Uncle Ben’s’ rice brand

NEW YORK (AP) — The Uncle Ben’s rice brand is getting a new name: Ben’s Original. Parent firm Mars Inc. unveiled the change Wednesda...

September 23rd, 2020 |  


Mercer County pullet farm seeks ODA permit renewal

Mercer County pullet farm seeks ODA permit renewal

ST. HENRY — A St. Henry pullet farm is asking the Ohio Department of Agriculture to renew an operating permit for five years, allowing the farm ...

September 23rd, 2020 |  


Home prices, sales continue to rise

Home prices, sales continue to rise

LIMA — Home prices in Allen County and the west central region rose by an average of 7.3% in the first eight months of 2020, a positive trend fo...

September 23rd, 2020 updated: September 23rd, 2020. |  


Allen County jobless rate falls to 8.4% in August

Allen County jobless rate falls to 8.4% in August

LIMA — Allen County’s jobless rate fell 0.3 percentage points from July to August as 300 people were hired or returned to their previous j...

September 22nd, 2020 |  


250-acre development in works near Cridersville

250-acre development in works near Cridersville

CRIDERSVILLE — A potential 250-acre development comparable to Levis Commons in Perrysburg is currently being planned for the east side of Inters...

September 19th, 2020 updated: September 19th, 2020. |  


STATE NEWS


Ohio sues to block nuclear bailout money from being paid

Ohio sues to block nuclear bailout money from being paid

COLUMBUS — Ohio’s attorney general sued Wednesday in an attempt to block the state’s nuclear plants from collecting fees on electric...

September 23rd, 2020 |  


Cedar Point again will require reservations to visit, starting in October

Cedar Point again will require reservations to visit, starting in October

SANDUSKY, Ohio — Cedar Point again will require reservations to visit, starting Oct. 3, the result of large crowds expected at the park over the...

September 21st, 2020 |  


Ohio, GOP defend limit on ballot drop boxes to 1 per county

Ohio, GOP defend limit on ballot drop boxes to 1 per county

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio and Republican groups including the Trump campaign are fighting to uphold a GOP election chief’s directive limi...

September 21st, 2020 |  


Akron moves forward with ‘Rubber City Heritage Trail’ on abandoned elevated railway

Akron moves forward with ‘Rubber City Heritage Trail’ on abandoned elevated railway

AKRON, Ohio — Akron and the Ohio and Erie Canalway Coalition are moving forward with plans to design the six-mile “Rubber City Heritage Tr...

September 18th, 2020 updated: September 18th, 2020. |  


ACLU report says reducing cash bail could save Ohio millions

ACLU report says reducing cash bail could save Ohio millions

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio could save up to $264 million a year by reducing the use of cash jail to house defendants before their case is resolv...

September 17th, 2020 |  


Multi-state settlement relieves debt for ITT Tech students

Multi-state settlement relieves debt for ITT Tech students

A multi-state settlement will provide $20.6 million in debt relief to former Ohio students of the defunct ITT Technical Institute, Ohio Attorney Gener...

September 15th, 2020 |