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‘Birthplace of aviation’ more than a slogan
Moon back in NASA’s court 50 years after 1st lunar landing

Moon back in NASA’s court 50 years after 1st lunar landing

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Fifty years after humanity’s first lunar footsteps, the moon is back in NASA’s court.The White House wan...

July 21st, 2019 |  


Remembering Armstrong’s first steps

Remembering Armstrong’s first steps

WAPAKONETA — James Schaller, a 9 year old from Perrysburg, was grinning ear to ear when one-by-one he met the five Ohio astronauts who were in W...

July 20th, 2019 |  


Lima LGBT community comes together to celebrate pride

Lima LGBT community comes together to celebrate pride

LIMA — Tyra Brooks, a transgender performer, activist and bartender at Somewhere, Lima’s premier gay bar for 38 years, started the transit...

July 20th, 2019 |  


One hurt in rollover crash in Lima

One hurt in rollover crash in Lima

AMERICAN TOWNSHIP — The Lima post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a one-vehicle accident from early Saturday.According to Sgt....

July 20th, 2019 |  


Technology, temporary help keeps farmers on job longer

Technology, temporary help keeps farmers on job longer

ALEXANDRIA, Ind. (AP) — At 79 years old, Art McManus says he’s still able to hop on the tractor and maintain the 160 acres of cherry trees...

July 20th, 2019 |  


David Trinko: Pooling our brains to beat the heat

David Trinko: Pooling our brains to beat the heat

I know everyone’s tired of the heatwave we’ve had in the region this week.For me, though, I’m kind of glad to see it linger. For the...

July 20th, 2019 |  


SPORTS


Lindor hits foul ball that injures child; Indians top KC 5-4

Lindor hits foul ball that injures child; Indians top KC 5-4

CLEVELAND (AP) — Francisco Lindor wasn’t thinking about his home run that helped the Cleveland Indians beat Kansas City Royals 5-4 on Sund...

July 21st, 2019 |  


Lowry wins British Open

Lowry wins British Open

PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — The outcome was never in doubt to just about everyone but Shane Lowry.A year ago, he sat in the parking lot at...

July 21st, 2019 |  


Indians’ win streak ends at six

Indians’ win streak ends at six

CLEVELAND — Hunter Dozier homered in the first inning and Jakob Junis pitched two-hit ball through six innings as the Kansas City Royals beat Cl...

July 20th, 2019 |  


ACME baseball: Minster reaches state tournament semifinals

ACME baseball: Minster reaches state tournament semifinals

COLDWATER — Van Wert starting pitcher Owen Treece worked his way out of a few jams against Minster in Saturday’s quarterfinal baseball gam...

July 20th, 2019 |  


Mariners defeat Locos, still can make postseason

Mariners defeat Locos, still can make postseason

LIMA – Grand Lake still has a lot to play for in the final week and it showed.The Mariners knocked the Lima Locos around for the second straight...

July 20th, 2019 |  


LATA tournament: Players again must deal with hot temps

LATA tournament: Players again must deal with hot temps

LIMA — The weather was again the talk of the day during the semifinals of the Lima Area Tennis Association doubles tournaments on a hot and humi...

July 20th, 2019 |  


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LIFESTYLE


Charlotte and Eugene Stambaugh

Charlotte and Eugene Stambaugh

LIMA — Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Stambaugh are celebrating 65 years of marriage. A party was held July 3. A card shower would be appreciated at 2814 H...

July 20th, 2019 |  


94th birthday: Naomi Clark

94th birthday: Naomi Clark

LIMA — Naomi Linton Fifer Clark is celebrating her 94th birthday with a family dinner at Old Barn Out Back.She was born July 23, 1925, in Lima, ...

July 20th, 2019 |  


Five generations: Clark family

Five generations: Clark family

Five generations of the Clark family gathered recently. Front left: Heather Mayes with Ellie and Grayson. Middle: Sasha Weigt with Mia, Emily and Lizz...

July 20th, 2019 |  


“Stuber” – R

“Stuber” – R

The Story“Doc, how long before I can see straight?” asks burly police detective Vic Manning (Dave Bautista). He’s eager to return to...

July 20th, 2019 |  


David Trinko: Pooling our brains to beat the heat

David Trinko: Pooling our brains to beat the heat

I know everyone’s tired of the heatwave we’ve had in the region this week.For me, though, I’m kind of glad to see it linger. For the...

July 20th, 2019 |  


NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn’t happen this week

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn’t happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these is legit, even though they were shared wide...

July 20th, 2019 |  


OPINION


Editorial: Remembering the unlikely hero from Wapakoneta

Editorial: Remembering the unlikely hero from Wapakoneta

Is there anything more American than the story of Neil Armstrong?A quiet, unassuming man from the middle of nowhere becomes the most famous man of his...

July 20th, 2019 |  


Michael W. Siefker: Putnam commissioners got what they wanted

Michael W. Siefker: Putnam commissioners got what they wanted

As to the announcement by the Putnam County commissioners that they now again want out of the sewer and water business, I have some comments, as we ha...

July 20th, 2019 |  


Letter: Politicians must stand up against president

Letter: Politicians must stand up against president

What this President is doing and saying is very un-American. He should not hold the office of president in this great country.He does nothing good for...

July 20th, 2019 |  


Letter: Grateful for Strayer’s induction to ag hall

Letter: Grateful for Strayer’s induction to ag hall

A big thanks goes to Beth Core Seibert and the Lima/Allen County Chamber of Commerce for the humbling award ceremony Thursday, July 11th, as four of t...

July 20th, 2019 |  


Letter: Frustrated by bill from wireless carrier

Letter: Frustrated by bill from wireless carrier

In this day and age, you need cellular service. We are at their mercy.I have been a customer of Verizon all the way back to the beginning. My fianc...

July 20th, 2019 |  


Letter: Citizenship question says Trump enjoys the chaos

Letter: Citizenship question says Trump enjoys the chaos

President Trump abandoned his controversial bid to demand citizenship details from all respondents in next year’s census recently. He’s di...

July 20th, 2019 |  


BUSINESS


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Land transfers, July 11-17

Land transfers, July 11-17

The trend of the real estate market in Allen County is shown by the following report, for the week running July 11 through 17. Figures reflect the sel...

July 20th, 2019 |  


Cheryl Parson: Be cautious when using public Wi-Fi

Cheryl Parson: Be cautious when using public Wi-Fi

Last month I wrote a column about work-at-home scams and how the increase in affordable technology communications allowed workers to not be chained do...

July 20th, 2019 |  


Home loan rates

Home loan rates

Rates for 30-year and 15-year, fixed-rate mortgages with zero points as of noon, Friday, July 19, 2019:30 YR / 15 YR RATE %First Federal3.75/3.25%Firs...

July 20th, 2019 |  


Legal-Ease: What is a real estate closing?

Legal-Ease: What is a real estate closing?

A real estate closing is usually a literal meeting when ownership of buildings, land and some businesses is changed from the seller to the buyer. Othe...

July 20th, 2019 |  


Big R unveils new name

Big R unveils new name

LIMA — Midwest farm and home retailer Big R Stores is changing its name to Stock+Field.The company announced the name change on Friday, stating ...

July 19th, 2019 |  


Last day for Kelly’s Boutique in Lima

Last day for Kelly’s Boutique in Lima

LIMA — Locally owned clothing and jewelry retailer Kelly’s Boutique is closing its downtown Lima store Saturday as owners Tim and Kelly Sp...

July 19th, 2019 |  


STATE NEWS


Site records religious sounds, such as bells, birds and U2

Site records religious sounds, such as bells, birds and U2

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The jaunty sound of a puja bell rings during an offering at the Jain Center of Central Ohio in southern Delaware County.Bi...

July 21st, 2019 |  


State data: Number of children enrolled in Medicaid declines

State data: Number of children enrolled in Medicaid declines

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — State data shows the number of children enrolled in Ohio’s Medicaid program declined over a 15-month period, with nearl...

July 21st, 2019 |  


Tornado survivors without means to rebuild in ‘limbo’

Tornado survivors without means to rebuild in ‘limbo’

Tornado survivors without the means to rebuild on their own and short on insurance or FEMA money should stay patient, say those working on long-term r...

July 20th, 2019 |  


What to do about suspicious orders is focus in opioid case

What to do about suspicious orders is focus in opioid case

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Two Ohio counties are asking a judge to find that drugmakers and distributors were not allowed to ship suspicious orders o...

July 19th, 2019 |  


Gun reform backers advance proposal

Gun reform backers advance proposal

COLUMBUS — Advocates for closing what they characterize as “loopholes” in Ohio’s background checks for private gun sales moved...

July 19th, 2019 |  


State budget mandates tuition guarantees – which most Ohio colleges already have

State budget mandates tuition guarantees – which most Ohio colleges already have

A provision in the state budget mandates that Ohio public universities help increase college affordability.But most are already doing what the new rul...

July 19th, 2019 |