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Photos: Buddy Guy performs at Lima’s Civic Center
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Lima’s ClassE Boutique aims for affordability
Five compete for two Shawnee Township seats

Five compete for two Shawnee Township seats

SHAWNEE TOWNSHIP — Shawnee Township has been no stranger to changes in 2021.Located just southwest of Lima, the township has become a focal poin...

October 22nd, 2021 |  


Body scan reveals shotgun shell inside prisoner

Body scan reveals shotgun shell inside prisoner

DECATUR, Ala. (AP) — A man being booked into an Alabama jail wound up at a hospital rather than behind bars after a scan revealed a shotgun shel...

October 22nd, 2021 |  


Planned commercial-residential district coming to Cridersville

Planned commercial-residential district coming to Cridersville

CRIDERSVILLE — After a career of helping patients, urologist Dr. Craig Nicholson has found a new venture to improve quality of life: The Crossro...

October 22nd, 2021 |  


Allen County Museum gets COVID grant

Allen County Museum gets COVID grant

LIMA — The Allen County Historical Society and Museum received new funding on Friday, thanks to a COVID relief grant through Ohio Humanities. Th...

October 22nd, 2021 |  


Drive-through trick-or-treat event set at Lima Legion post

Drive-through trick-or-treat event set at Lima Legion post

LIMA — Lima American Legion Post 96 will host a drive-through trick-or-treat event from 5-8 pm. on Thursday, Oct., 28, at the post home, located...

October 22nd, 2021 |  


A look at Ohio bills aimed at restricting teaching of racism

COLUMBUS, Ohio — A pair of Republican-backed bills in the Ohio House would restrict how the topic of racism is taught in K-12 schools as part of...

October 22nd, 2021 |  


SPORTS


High school football: Columbus Grove blanks Bluffton

High school football: Columbus Grove blanks Bluffton

COLUMBUS GROVE — Columbus Grove left no doubt who the Northwest Conference champions were this year.The Bulldogs, who had already garnered a sha...

October 22nd, 2021 updated: October 22nd, 2021. |  


College football: Ohio State should add to Indiana’s disappointment

College football: Ohio State should add to Indiana’s disappointment

This was going to be the year. Indiana football fans could just feel it.This was going to be the year the Hoosiers had a chance to win the Big Ten foo...

October 22nd, 2021 |  


Listen to this week’s BuckEyes Podcast with Jim Naveau

Listen to this week’s BuckEyes Podcast with Jim Naveau

Jim Naveau shares insights about Indiana, this week's opponent for the Ohio State football team. ...

October 22nd, 2021 |  


Weisenburger’s season to end in Toyota Series event

Weisenburger’s season to end in Toyota Series event

The Major League Fishing (MLF) season officially comes to an end next weekend for Lima area bass anglers who fish various MLF circuits.Kyle Weisenburg...

October 22nd, 2021 |  


The top 75 — plus 1 — players in NBA history are revealed

The top 75 — plus 1 — players in NBA history are revealed

For the NBA’s 75th anniversary team, 75 players weren’t enough.The league needed 76 instead.The top 75 players in NBA history — and ...

October 22nd, 2021 |  


Laine’s overtime goal lifts Blue Jackets past Islanders 3-2

Laine’s overtime goal lifts Blue Jackets past Islanders 3-2

COLUMBUS — Patrik Laine scored at 1:49 of overtime to lift the Columbus Blue Jackets over the New York Islanders 3-2 on Thursday night.Laine ska...

October 22nd, 2021 |  


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LIFESTYLE


Letter: Spartan Pride needs your vote

Letter: Spartan Pride needs your vote

Please consider voting for the five-year, 5.99 mill combined renewal levy for Lima City Schools.This levy will help with operations and permanent impr...

October 21st, 2021 |  


The Oak Ridge Boys bring ‘Elvira’ and more to Lima

The Oak Ridge Boys bring ‘Elvira’ and more to Lima

LIMA — If it’s hard to believe you’ve been hearing the iconic “giddy up, oom poppa, oom poppa, mow mow” of The Oak Ridge...

October 21st, 2021 |  


Down The Road: Upcoming exhibits, concerts and performances

Down The Road: Upcoming exhibits, concerts and performances

Oct. 24The Oak Ridge Boys, Veterans Memorial Civic Center, LimaNov. 4Lima Chamberfest, Veterans Memorial Civic Center, LimaNov. 5-6Rustic Farmhouse Ma...

October 21st, 2021 |  


Concerts in the Lima area

Concerts in the Lima area

COLUMBUSKevin Costner & Modern West: Mershon Auditorium (on the campus of Ohio State University), Oct. 28 Twenty One Pilots: Takeover Tour: Nation...

October 21st, 2021 |  


An apple a day?

An apple a day?

My grandkids — who can sometimes be picky about certain fruits and vegetables — have a different story when my two apple trees burst forth...

October 20th, 2021 |  


To-do lists

To-do lists

If you are like me, you make these long lists of everything you need to do, then feel overwhelmed, call it quits, and go watch TV. If that sounds fami...

October 20th, 2021 |  


OPINION


Trudy Rubin: Colin Powell should be remembered for promoting honesty, civility and patriotism above divisive politics

Trudy Rubin: Colin Powell should be remembered for promoting honesty, civility and patriotism above divisive politics

As soon as I learned that former Secretary of State Colin Powell had died Monday, my mind flashed back to his infamous U.N. speech on Feb. 5, 2003, in...

October 22nd, 2021 |  


Dr. Jessica Johnson: The optimism of posterity for our country

Dr. Jessica Johnson: The optimism of posterity for our country

During the second Critical Race Theory session that Ohio State Lima political science professor Bill Angel and I moderated for the LifeLong Learning I...

October 22nd, 2021 |  


Christine Flowers: The imaginary, destructive power of social media

Christine Flowers: The imaginary, destructive power of social media

It’s very easy these days to say that social media is toxic. People act in ways they’d never do in real life, because it isn’t real ...

October 21st, 2021 |  


Leonard Pitts Jr.:

Leonard Pitts Jr.:

I’ve got something to say about “you people.”That, as you may recall, was how I referred, in a recent column, to Mike Pence and othe...

October 21st, 2021 |  


Lori Borgman: Playing another round of hide and shriek

Lori Borgman: Playing another round of hide and shriek

We’re thinking about getting one of those Ring doorbells that notify you on your cellphone every time someone is at the door. A lot of our famil...

October 21st, 2021 |  


Letter: Berger: Trust me, vote Sharetta Smith

Letter: Berger: Trust me, vote Sharetta Smith

It has been my honor to serve as Lima’s Mayor and CEO for 32 years. I thank everyone who collaborated with me to bring about positive, enduring,...

October 21st, 2021 |  


BUSINESS


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Lima’s ClassE Boutique aims for affordability
Cato to open store in Lima Center

Cato to open store in Lima Center

LIMA — Women’s apparel store Cato will open a new location in Lima Center in November.Cato will formally open its newest store at 11 a.m. ...

October 22nd, 2021 updated: October 22nd, 2021. |  


McColley tours EV maker Endera

McColley tours EV maker Endera

OTTAWA — Transportation technology startup Endera hosted Sen. Rob McColley (R-Napoleon) on Thursday as the company converts the former Metro Tit...

October 22nd, 2021 updated: October 22nd, 2021. |  


New development underway in Glandorf

New development underway in Glandorf

GLANDORF — Work is underway to develop some property in Glandorf in Putnam County.The village owns about 10 acres of the land it hopes to use fo...

October 20th, 2021 updated: October 20th, 2021. |  


Dinosaur poop, drones and butlers

Dinosaur poop, drones and butlers

ORLANDO, Florida — At more than 26 inches long and 20-plus pounds, Barnum is the world record holder for the largest recorded pieces of feces ev...

October 16th, 2021 |  


Can we build another house on my side yard?

Can we build another house on my side yard?

Q: My property’s large side yard is more than big enough to fit another house. I want to deed part of my property to my son so he can build his ...

October 16th, 2021 |  


‘Want to sell your house?’

‘Want to sell your house?’

Here’s how desperate some real estate agents and investors are to find new homes to sell in Florida’s red-hot marketplace: They are sendin...

October 16th, 2021 |  


STATE NEWS


Gang with past abductions blamed for kidnapping Ohio missionaries in Haiti

Gang with past abductions blamed for kidnapping Ohio missionaries in Haiti

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — A gang blamed for kidnapping five priests and two nuns earlier this year in Haiti is now accused of kidnapping 17 missio...

October 17th, 2021 |  


Marathon a celebration of life for father of hospital patient

Marathon a celebration of life for father of hospital patient

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Jason Browning’s 10th marathon will be extra special this year.As he lines up to run in the Nationwide Children’s H...

October 16th, 2021 |  


Candidates report latest campaign fundraising hauls

Candidates report latest campaign fundraising hauls

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The candidates running for one of Ohio’s U.S. Senate seats in next year’s election reported their campaign hauls on...

October 16th, 2021 |  


Alarming rise in suicide rates among Black girls

Alarming rise in suicide rates among Black girls

CLEVELAND — An alarming rise of suicide rates among young Black girls has emerged during the coronavirus pandemic, experts said during a mental ...

October 16th, 2021 updated: October 16th, 2021. |  


Cupp rebukes lawmaker over anti-vaxx bill

Cupp rebukes lawmaker over anti-vaxx bill

COLUMBUS — The Republican speaker of the Ohio House has publicly rebuked a fellow GOP lawmaker over the lawmaker’s attempts to push a hard...

October 15th, 2021 |  


Most Republicans vying for US Senate in Ohio are vaccinated

Most Republicans vying for US Senate in Ohio are vaccinated

VERSAILLES — Most of the Republican candidates for Ohio’s open U.S. Senate seat said Thursday that they have been vaccinated against COVID...

October 15th, 2021 updated: October 15th, 2021. |