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A ‘Big Deal:’ Lima native and inventor vies for $100K

A ‘Big Deal:’ Lima native and inventor vies for $100K

LIMA — PJ McGuire, a Lima native and Ohio University alumna who invented the Wrapperoo, will strive for a lucrative contract Thursday live on te...

December 8th, 2021 |  


LSO Storytime on the shelf in Delphos

LSO Storytime on the shelf in Delphos

DELPHOS — The Lima Symphony Orchestra’s Storytime program turns the page at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 16, at Delphos Public Library at 309 ...

December 8th, 2021 |  


Ohio redistricting fight:

Ohio redistricting fight:

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Legal arguments for and against Ohio’s new maps of state legislative districts centered Wednesday on whether it was okay ...

December 8th, 2021 |  


Lima ECDC meeting set for Dec. 13

Lima ECDC meeting set for Dec. 13

LIMA — The City of Lima Economic & Community Development Committee has scheduled a meeting for 6 p.m. Monday, Dec. 13, in the council chambe...

December 8th, 2021 |  


Lima native Goare to release album in January

Lima native Goare to release album in January

LIMA — Singer Jasmine Goare, a native of Lima, is scheduled to release her debut album “What A Life” on Friday, Jan. 21, in conjunct...

December 8th, 2021 |  


Social on Main open house slated for Ottawa

Social on Main open house slated for Ottawa

OTTAWA — The Social on Main, which includes four businesses under one roof, will host an open house from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 9, at 1305 E...

December 8th, 2021 |  


SPORTS


WBL players make All-Ohio squad

WBL players make All-Ohio squad

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Wapakoneta’s Braeden Goulet, Shawnee’s Myles Aldrich and St. Marys’ Stash Patterson and Dylan Giesige were Di...

December 8th, 2021 updated: December 8th, 2021. |  


Listen to this week’s LimaScores.com Weekly Podcast

Listen to this week’s LimaScores.com Weekly Podcast

Jose Nogueras and David Trinko talk about Shawnee girls basketball trying to snap an infamous streak against Bath, as well as looking at NWC girls and...

December 8th, 2021 |  


Ohio high school boys, girls basketball scores for Tuesday, Dec. 7

Ohio high school boys, girls basketball scores for Tuesday, Dec. 7

BoysAkr. East 67, Akr. North 35Akr. Kenmore-Garfield 63, Akr. Ellet 62Akr. Manchester 59, Apple Creek Waynedale 41Alliance 61, Louisville 55Alliance M...

December 7th, 2021 |  


Roundup: Bath tops LCC for ‘much-needed win’

Roundup: Bath tops LCC for ‘much-needed win’

BATH TOWNSHIP – Longtime Lima Central Catholic boys head basketball coach Frank Kill came into Tuesday’s matchup against Bath with 199 car...

December 7th, 2021 |  


Lima area players receive first team all-state football honors in Division IV and V

Lima area players receive first team all-state football honors in Division IV and V

COLUMBUS — Van Wert senior offensive tackle Cullen Dunn and Ottawa-Glandorf senior wide receiver Caleb Kuhlman, senior offensive tackle Tyler Le...

December 7th, 2021 |  


Pandora-Gilboa gets past Perry

Pandora-Gilboa gets past Perry

High SchoolGirls BasketballPandora-Gilboa 48, Perry 43PERRY TOWNSHIP — Pandora-Gilboa’s Lacie Fenstermaker scored 23 points. For Perry, Ma...

December 6th, 2021 |  


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Reminisce: Lima’s Cadillac connection since 1904

Reminisce: Lima’s Cadillac connection since 1904

In a Saturday edition of the Lima Times-Democrat in 1904, at the bottom of a back page dominated by an ad for Newbro’s Herpicide hair dressing f...

December 7th, 2021 |  


Lima Public Library Book Reviews

FICTIONThe Wisdom of Crowds by Joe AbercrombieChaos. Fury. Destruction. The Great Change is upon us … Some say that to change the world you must...

December 5th, 2021 updated: December 6th, 2021. |  


‘I can go anywhere’:

‘I can go anywhere’:

It was supper time in the Whittier, California, home of Air Force veteran Danyelle Clark-Gutierrez, and eagerly awaiting a bowl of kibble and canned d...

December 4th, 2021 |  


Best of Books 2021: Why these stood out

Best of Books 2021: Why these stood out

When I look over this list of the best books of 2021, I see what’s not there, what didn’t make the final cut and deserved the hosannas. Re...

December 4th, 2021 |  


Real Life Mama: Mama and the elf make magic happen

Real Life Mama: Mama and the elf make magic happen

The dang elf is back. I am still not sure who decided giving overly busy Mamas preparing for Christmas in the month of December the daunting task of a...

December 4th, 2021 |  


No new tricks to raising kids

No new tricks to raising kids

What is “gentle parenting”? It did not take much investigation for me to conclude that it is merely a rebranding of the same old, same old...

December 4th, 2021 |  


OPINION


Holy Cow! History: The body in the trunk; who killed Elsie Sigel?

Holy Cow! History: The body in the trunk; who killed Elsie Sigel?

If the telegram was meant to reassure her parents, it didn’t work.“Will be home soon,” it said. “Don’t worry.” It ...

December 8th, 2021 updated: December 8th, 2021. |  


Needle shouldn’t scare you

Needle shouldn’t scare you

Sad to see my old hometown doing poorly. My guess is many are afraid of needles so avoid the vaccine. The right wing talking heads capture them as the...

December 7th, 2021 updated: December 8th, 2021. |  


Letter: Leonard Pitts can’t be serious?

Letter: Leonard Pitts can’t be serious?

Harris <kharris1@woh.rr.com>Sat 12/4/2021 12:29 PMI mistakenly entered Jerry when I meant to enter Leonard in my letter of the third. I have cor...

December 7th, 2021 |  


Letter: Broken deal on redistricting

Letter: Broken deal on redistricting

I could say the latest redistricting maps are the result of a deal with the devil, but at least the devil keeps his end of the bargain.The latest cong...

December 7th, 2021 |  


Letter: We hear you Mr. ex-President

Letter: We hear you Mr. ex-President

It was so nice to see the former, loser president finally, and accidentally, concede the 2020 presidential election when he sent out a message saying,...

December 7th, 2021 updated: December 8th, 2021. |  


Don Stratton: Are the hospitals contributing their own patient overload?

Don Stratton: Are the hospitals contributing their own patient overload?

Medical Care in a Covid WorldShe is 67 years old, and lives alone with her dog. On Nov. 29, she hadn’t been feeling well for several days. No se...

December 7th, 2021 |  


BUSINESS


Mortgage rate forecast for December: Higher rates likely, with a COVID-19 wildcard

Mortgage rate forecast for December: Higher rates likely, with a COVID-19 wildcard

Santa Claus may be coming to town, but he’s likely bringing higher mortgage rates with him. Approaching the holidays, all signs pointed to risin...

December 4th, 2021 |  


As Florida house prices climb, demand increases for manufactured homes

As Florida house prices climb, demand increases for manufactured homes

TAMPA, Fla. — To Jim Ayotte, it just makes sense to build a home in a factory. You wouldn’t drive to a location and try to coordinate the ...

December 4th, 2021 |  


People are quitting their jobs in record numbers

People are quitting their jobs in record numbers

Dear Editor,Sorry to leave you in the lurch this week but I quit.JonThat’s a joke for me (get it, boss?), but across America this is another COV...

December 4th, 2021 |  


Willow Creek is bright and spacious

Willow Creek is bright and spacious

While the view from the street is striking, the interior view is nothing short of breathtaking.The Willow Creek has the look of a contemporary ranch-s...

December 4th, 2021 |  


Overcoming bias in home appraisals starts with the appraisers

Overcoming bias in home appraisals starts with the appraisers

Home appraisers have gotten an unusual amount of attention recently thanks to a surge in coverage about racial disparities in home valuations.There...

December 4th, 2021 |  


From transitory to entrenched — inflation and expectations

From transitory to entrenched — inflation and expectations

Words matter in the investing world. So does data.Investors will be measuring one with the other on Friday in the week ahead with the November release...

December 4th, 2021 |  


STATE NEWS


Ohio House OKs bill on babies born alive after abortion

Ohio House OKs bill on babies born alive after abortion

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio doctors who fail to give medical care in the extremely rare circumstance when a baby is born alive following an abortion a...

December 8th, 2021 |  


Ohio prosecutors: Keep Casey Goodson case in state court

Ohio prosecutors: Keep Casey Goodson case in state court

COLUMBUS — The Ohio sheriff’s deputy charged with murder and reckless homicide in the death of a man he shot last year was not acting as a...

December 8th, 2021 |  


Lawsuit alleges Ohio inmate who died ‘brutalized’ by staff

Lawsuit alleges Ohio inmate who died ‘brutalized’ by staff

COLUMBUS — Ohio prison guards “brutalized” an inmate they were trying to remove from his cell, slamming him into a wall, punching hi...

December 8th, 2021 |  


Man, 2 children killed in shooting in Columbus apartment parking lot

Man, 2 children killed in shooting in Columbus apartment parking lot

COLUMBUS — A man and two children were fatally shot in an apartment complex in Columbus, prompting a police search Wednesday for the suspects.Th...

December 8th, 2021 updated: December 8th, 2021. |  


DeWine pushes $250 million funding plan for police

DeWine pushes $250 million funding plan for police

COLUMBUS — Ohio police and fire departments and emergency medical service agencies could apply for up to $250 million in federal grants meant to...

December 7th, 2021 |  


Kenton rep’s bill aims at recruiting, retaining Ohio students

Kenton rep’s bill aims at recruiting, retaining Ohio students

COLUMBUS — Graduates of any Ohio college, public or private, who take a full-time job in the state would be exempt from state income tax for up ...

December 6th, 2021 |