NEWS


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Lima man accused of killing father requests second opinion

Lima man accused of killing father requests second opinion

LIMA — A second opinion was ordered on the status of restored competency for a Lima man accused of killing his father with a sword-like weapon.T...

April 18th, 2019 |  


Allen County Common Pleas Court records

Allen County Common Pleas Court records

The following individuals were sentenced recently in Allen County Common Pleas Court:Amy Watkins, 31, of Lima, was sentenced to two years on probation...

April 18th, 2019 |  


Marriage license applications filed in Allen County

LIMA — The following individuals filed applications for marriage licenses in Allen County Probate Court:Jesse Stoneking and Tristan McElroy, bot...

April 18th, 2019 |  


Lima Municipal Court records

Lima Municipal Court records

April 11Julius D. Hicks, 29, of 852 W. North St, Lima, found guilty of theft. Sentence: 180 days jail. 0 days suspended. $150 fine.April 12Alex D. Ard...

April 18th, 2019 |  


Citizens National Bank plans community shred day April 26

Citizens National Bank plans community shred day April 26

LIMA — There will be a Community Shred Day Friday, April 26, at all locations of Citizens National Bank.The day is part of an effort to promote ...

April 18th, 2019 |  


New Hope Missionary Baptist Church celebrating 57th anniversary

New Hope Missionary Baptist Church celebrating 57th anniversary

LIMA — The New Hope Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate its 57th church anniversary at 4 p.m. Sunday, April 28, at the church, 328 E. Fourt...

April 18th, 2019 |  


SPORTS


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Dodgers power past Reds
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Celina edges Bath
Ovechkin punch puts Carolina rookie into concussion protocol

Ovechkin punch puts Carolina rookie into concussion protocol

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A barrage of punches from Washington Capitals star Alex Ovechkin could have an impact on the Stanley Cup champions’ p...

April 16th, 2019 |  


Sweep! NHL-best Lightning ousted in record speed by Columbus

Sweep! NHL-best Lightning ousted in record speed by Columbus

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Tampa Bay Lightning ended up on the wrong side of NHL history, getting swept in the first round of the playoffs after ...

April 16th, 2019 |  


Area Roundup: Philpot fans 12 in Paulding win

HIGH SCHOOLBaseballPaulding 2, Allen East 1PAULDING — Paulding’s Westen Philpot scattered three hits over seven innings of work while stri...

April 16th, 2019 |  


Titan tennis continues to roll

Titan tennis continues to roll

OTTAWA – The Ottawa-Glandorf boys tennis team was coming off a title in the Van Wert Invitational when they hosted Wapakoneta Monday night at th...

April 15th, 2019 updated: April 16th, 2019. |  


What can I say…

What can I say…

This has been an incredible season on the lanes.It has been loaded with so many events and stories and even added stories created within my own mind. ...

April 15th, 2019 |  


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LIFESTYLE


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Births
Births

Births

Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical CenterApril 16 — Katlin and Micah Brown, Elida, boy; Ashley Kitchen and Joseph Estle, Delphos, girl; Brean...

April 17th, 2019 |  


Christopher Stark Wood

Christopher Stark Wood

LIMA — It was April 1824, and Christopher Stark Wood was on the move.Wood was always on the move; had been since picking up his Kentucky long ri...

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


Births

Births

Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical CenterApril 15 — Amanda Custer and Kyle Moonen, Lima, girl; Alexia Makin and Parker Roach, Lima, girl; Lea...

April 16th, 2019 |  


Pulitzers given to Aretha Franklin, author Richard Powers

Pulitzers given to Aretha Franklin, author Richard Powers

NEW YORK — Aretha Franklin received an honorary Pulitzer Prize on Monday, as judges praised the Queen of Soul “for her indelible contribut...

April 16th, 2019 |  


Births

Births

Lima Memorial Health SystemApril 12 — Courtney Bartz, Van Wert, girl; Windy Bennett and Larry Shoemaker Jr., Lima, girl; Heather and Tony Swine...

April 15th, 2019 |  


HBO looks beyond ‘Game of Thrones,’ maybe back to a prequel

HBO looks beyond ‘Game of Thrones,’ maybe back to a prequel

LOS ANGELES — When the last drop — or gallon — of blood is shed and an exultant victor has ascended to the Iron Throne, viewers may ...

April 15th, 2019 |  


OPINION


Ana Veciana-Suarez: Technology has made us trade our privacy for convenience

Ana Veciana-Suarez: Technology has made us trade our privacy for convenience

For a while now The Hubby and I have been debating the purchase of a voice-activated smart speaker, not because we need it but because so many people ...

April 17th, 2019 |  


Llewellyn King: Can You Mourn a Building? Yes, If It’s Notre Dame

Llewellyn King: Can You Mourn a Building? Yes, If It’s Notre Dame

Can one mourn a building, cry for it as one weeps for a loved one? Yes, if this loved one is Notre Dame Cathedral.I am mourning after the fire that gu...

April 16th, 2019 |  


Letter: Vote to help your neighbor

Letter: Vote to help your neighbor

In Scripture we hear of a time when Jesus was asked, “What must I do to inherit eternal life?” The response was, “Love the Lord your...

April 16th, 2019 |  


Letter: Bath fire levy makes sense

Letter: Bath fire levy makes sense

I am writing to show my support for the Bath Township Fire Department Renewal Levy on May 7. This is a renewal levy, which means no additional taxes t...

April 16th, 2019 |  


Editorial: Marsy’s Law’ careening toward collision with US Constitution

An iron curtain of secrecy has fallen between the people of Florida and the government that’s supposed to keep them safe from crime. The new con...

April 16th, 2019 |  


John Grindrod: Watch for that advertising sleight of hand

John Grindrod: Watch for that advertising sleight of hand

Back in my days of hanging around elementary gyms when my kiddos were wearing the red and gold of the St. Charles Redwings during the CYO portion of t...

April 16th, 2019 |  


BUSINESS


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Ohio’s milking business going dry
Farming for the next generation

Farming for the next generation

WAYNESFIELD — Brothers Lee and Brandon Turner are springing into their first fiscal year operating Scioto Prairie Farms in Auglaize County. Alth...

April 13th, 2019 |  


Mercer County farmer brings concerns to Capitol Hill

Mercer County farmer brings concerns to Capitol Hill

WASHINGTON, D.C. — More than 100 Ohio Farm Bureau members, many of them farmers, visited Capitol Hill to speak with their district representativ...

April 13th, 2019 |  


Land transfers, April 4-10

Land transfers, April 4-10

The trend of the real estate market in Allen County is shown by the following report, for the week running April 4 through April 10. Figures reflect t...

April 13th, 2019 |  


Cheryl Parson: Spring scams popping up like weeds

Cheryl Parson: Spring scams popping up like weeds

It’s spring! Inevitably, with spring comes crabgrass and dandelions. There is something else that sprouts up every spring just as regularly and ...

April 13th, 2019 |  


Home loan rates

Home loan rates

Rates for 30-year and 15-year, fixed-rate mortgages with zero points as of noon, Friday, April 12, 2019:30 YR / 15 YR RATE %First Federal Bank4.125 / ...

April 13th, 2019 |  


STATE NEWS


Doctor’s dosing prompts a look at more hospital regulation

Doctor’s dosing prompts a look at more hospital regulation

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — How might Ohio better regulate hospitals following allegations that an intensive care doctor ordered excessive painkiller ...

April 17th, 2019 |  


Competing proposals could dictate sports betting in Ohio

Competing proposals could dictate sports betting in Ohio

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — While questions remain about whether sports betting can be legalized in Ohio without a statewide vote, competing proposals i...

April 17th, 2019 |  


Activist behind anti-abortion heartbeat bill not at signing

Activist behind anti-abortion heartbeat bill not at signing

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — One of the nation’s fiercest advocates for banning abortions at the first detectable heartbeat was missing when Repu...

April 16th, 2019 |  


Ohio inmate who stabbed 4 prisoners goes on hunger strike

Ohio inmate who stabbed 4 prisoners goes on hunger strike

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An inmate who stabbed four fellow prisoners and a guard in separate, bloody attacks that led to internal prison security c...

April 16th, 2019 |  


Ohio schools must notify parents of absent children

Ohio schools must notify parents of absent children

Ohio public schools are on the clock to notify a student’s parent or guardian within two hours if the student is absent from school without a no...

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


Ohio curlers at home in International Bonspiel

Ohio curlers at home in International Bonspiel

FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — The four members of the Team Winnie the Pooh live more than 3,800 miles from the Fairbanks Curling Club.However, the Oh...

April 15th, 2019 |