NEWS


Putnam County optometrist retires after 50 years

Putnam County optometrist retires after 50 years

GLANDORF — Brice Musser’s interest in optometry begin when he was in seventh grade. He retired April 9 after serving in the profession for...

April 24th, 2019 |  


Ohio Treasurer aims to innovate private solutions

Ohio Treasurer aims to innovate private solutions

LIMA — A new initiative pushed by Ohio Treasurer Robert Sprague looks to use financial tools to encourage investment into new solutions for long...

April 24th, 2019 |  


Waynesfield library hosts weekly Story Time

Waynesfield library hosts weekly Story Time

WAYNESFIELD — Story times for all ages will be at 10:45 a.m. every Thursday at the Waynesfield Public Library, 108 E. Wapakoneta St., Waynesfiel...

April 24th, 2019 |  


Few high ozone days in Lima region

Few high ozone days in Lima region

LIMA – A handful of high ozone days were the only bad marks in the American Lung Association’s “State of the Air” report for t...

April 24th, 2019 |  


Chris Erskine: A sloppy kiss, wake-up call and reminder

Chris Erskine: A sloppy kiss, wake-up call and reminder

It’s 5 a.m. and something hairy and heated is atop my chest, gnawing at my mouth. Slurp. Slurp. Nibble. Nibble. Wake up, wake up, wake up …...

April 24th, 2019 |  


Vantage student designs billboard

Vantage student designs billboard

VAN WERT — Vantage Senior Interactive Media student Ashley McCleese, of Continental, created an original design to be used as a billboard for th...

April 24th, 2019 |  


SPORTS


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Reds edge Braves
Carrasco injured, Indians fall 3-1

Carrasco injured, Indians fall 3-1

CLEVELAND — The Indians’ powerful pitching is suddenly problematic.Carlos Carrasco was pulled after four innings with an injured left leg ...

April 23rd, 2019 |  


Roundup: Ottawa-Glandorf remains unbeaten in boys tennis

Roundup: Ottawa-Glandorf remains unbeaten in boys tennis

OTTAWA — Singles players Carter Welch, Parker Schomaeker and Colin Welch and the doubles teams of Drew Kuhlman and Kamron Maag and Nolan Unterbr...

April 23rd, 2019 updated: April 24th, 2019. |  


Morgan Twining excels on and off the lanes

Morgan Twining excels on and off the lanes

I had the occasion recently to stroll into Lima Senior High for an event. I noticed the senior athlete photo on the wall of multi-sport star Morgan Tw...

April 22nd, 2019 |  


Crestview pulls away from LCC

Crestview pulls away from LCC

LIMA – With a young baseball team, inconsistency usually becomes an issue.Both Lima Central Catholic and Crestview have battled this issue the f...

April 22nd, 2019 |  


Paulding’s Egnor fans 15 in win

HIGH SCHOOLBaseballPaulding 5, Ada 0PAULDING — Paulding’s Kolson Egnor scattered six hits over seven innings while striking out 15 and wal...

April 22nd, 2019 |  


Donaldson homers twice, Braves rout Indians 11-5

Donaldson homers twice, Braves rout Indians 11-5

CLEVELAND (AP) — Josh Donaldson had two homers and four RBIs, Freddie Freeman added three hits and the Atlanta Braves pounded Cleveland’s ...

April 21st, 2019 |  


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LIFESTYLE


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Births

Lima Memorial Health SystemApril 16 — Brittani and Dan Neeley, Harrod, girl.April 18 — Tara and Alexander Robertson, Lima, girl.April 19...

April 23rd, 2019 |  


Sheryl Crow records ‘Redemption Day’ with Johnny Cash vocals

Sheryl Crow records ‘Redemption Day’ with Johnny Cash vocals

HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. — Sheryl Crow has released a political and spiritual song about war featuring vocals from the late Johnny Cash that will b...

April 23rd, 2019 |  


Luke Perry’s final ‘Riverdale’ episode will air this week

Luke Perry’s final ‘Riverdale’ episode will air this week

Fans of “Riverdale” will say goodbye to Luke Perry’s character this week.Roberto Aguirre Sacasa, the creator of the hit show, announ...

April 22nd, 2019 |  


Errant text message leads to kidney

Errant text message leads to kidney

ST. LOUIS — They wait behind curtains just a couple of hospital beds away from each other, a 59-year-old woman needing a kidney and a 30-year-ol...

April 22nd, 2019 |  


Births

Births

Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical CenterApril 19 — Heather and Christopher Brim, Kenton, girl.April 21 — Kerrigan Besse and Michael ...

April 22nd, 2019 |  


‘The Curse of La Llorona’ reigns over weekend box office

‘The Curse of La Llorona’ reigns over weekend box office

LOS ANGELES — “The Curse of La Llorona” brought good fortune at the box office.The Warner Bros. horror film based on a Mexican legen...

April 21st, 2019 |  


OPINION


Editorial: Midwest farmers need Congress to act on trade

If you’ve been on a rural highway in the Midwest lately, you possibly have seen a 25-foot RV with the logo “Farmers for Free Trade,”...

April 23rd, 2019 |  


John Grindrod: Hey, what are those kids doing?

John Grindrod: Hey, what are those kids doing?

As I was driving on state Route 141, which connects Ironton and Gallipolis, while working on an unseasonably balmy late January day during our winter ...

April 23rd, 2019 |  


Editorial: No collusion found, but no closure for U.S.

Editorial: No collusion found, but no closure for U.S.

Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report on the Russia investigation, released Thursday, lays out in anecdotes and legal analysis what U.S. Attor...

April 22nd, 2019 |  


Column: Mueller report: How not to obstruct justice

Column: Mueller report: How not to obstruct justice

There are many ways to understand special counsel Robert Mueller’s long-anticipated report.It confirms, for anyone left doubting, that Russia di...

April 22nd, 2019 |  


Letter: RTA steps up to help schools

Letter: RTA steps up to help schools

Elida Schools is thankful to have the Allen County RTA as a partner in the transportation of students to/from school every day.RTA helps to fill the v...

April 22nd, 2019 |  


Letter: OK for GOP, not Dems

Letter: OK for GOP, not Dems

Has anyone noticed that U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan is no longer concerned about the national deficit? He criticized President Obama daily about the national...

April 22nd, 2019 |  


BUSINESS


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Allen County sees record low unemployment

Employers recognized for workplace safety

COLUMBUS — Forty-nine area employers were recognized by Gov. Mike DeWine and the Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation for going one year without ...

April 20th, 2019 |  


Liz Weston: 5 travel rewards myths that could cost you

Liz Weston: 5 travel rewards myths that could cost you

Twenty-four years ago, I knew so little about travel rewards that I took an around-the-world trip without signing up for a single frequent traveler pr...

April 20th, 2019 |  


Sears sues ex-CEO

Sears sues ex-CEO

CHICAGO — Sears Holdings Corp. has filed a lawsuit against its former chairman and CEO, Edward Lampert, and his hedge fund, claiming they wrongl...

April 20th, 2019 |  


MHCO employees nominated for STAR awards

MHCO employees nominated for STAR awards

ST. MARYS — Mennonite Home Communities of Ohio employees were nominated for LeadingAge Ohio STAR Awards.Those employees include Sandi Schaublin,...

April 20th, 2019 |  


Real Living CCR agents win agency awards

Real Living CCR agents win agency awards

LIMA — Real Living CCR agents were recognized for their work in 2018.Greg Stolly and Lisa Wenger were each awarded the real estate agency’...

April 20th, 2019 |  


Ask your folks about their financial plans

Ask your folks about their financial plans

Parents are often more than happy to offer financial advice to their kids. They like to feel needed and want to make sure you’re on solid financ...

April 20th, 2019 |  


STATE NEWS


Inmates sue over what they call inhumane conditions at jail

Inmates sue over what they call inhumane conditions at jail

Twenty current and former inmates at a troubled county jail in Cleveland say in a lawsuit that they repeatedly have been denied medication or mental h...

April 24th, 2019 updated: April 24th, 2019. |  


AP joins global initiative to expand reporting on religion

The Associated Press is joining with the Religion News Service and the nonprofit publisher The Conversation to form a global initiative to expand news...

April 24th, 2019 |  


US expands probe into air bag failures to 12.3M vehicles

US expands probe into air bag failures to 12.3M vehicles

DETROIT (AP) — U.S. auto safety regulators have expanded an investigation into malfunctioning air bag controls to include 12.3 million vehicles ...

April 23rd, 2019 |  


Hospital settles 3 lawsuits in excessive dose claims

Hospital settles 3 lawsuits in excessive dose claims

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio hospital system where an intensive care doctor is accused of ordering excessive doses of painkillers for dozens o...

April 23rd, 2019 |  


Carts help disabled Ohio dogs stay mobile

Carts help disabled Ohio dogs stay mobile

GALION — John Lizotte approached the makeshift pen with caution because the German shepherd was in full-on guard-dog mode, his deep-throated bar...

April 21st, 2019 |  


Proposed law requires Ohioans be at least 16½ for driver’s license

Proposed law requires Ohioans be at least 16½ for driver’s license

DAYTON — A bill before the Ohio Legislature requiring teenage drivers under 18 years old to use their learner’s permits for a full year wo...

April 21st, 2019 |