NEWS


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Births
Real Wheels: A red, white and blue tale

Real Wheels: A red, white and blue tale

WAPAKONETA — Elaine Byer knew her search was over when she came across a 1970 Ford 250 camper special pickup truck.“I am a farm girl, and ...

July 1st, 2022 |  


Mercer awards degrees

Mercer awards degrees

ATLANTA, Ga. — Mercer University conferred bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees to more than 2,300 students at five commencemen...

July 1st, 2022 |  


Car Talk: Tires are getting shorter while thieves get more creative

Car Talk: Tires are getting shorter while thieves get more creative

Dear Car Talk: Over the past couple of decades, wheels on cars have gotten bigger and tires have gotten shorter. Why? It seems as though that would ma...

July 1st, 2022 |  


Police calls

Police calls

LIMA POLICE DEPARTMENT500 block of West North Street, Lima — A traffic accident with property damage was investigated Thursday.Latham Avenue at ...

July 1st, 2022 |  


Allen County inmate’s bid for freedom was short-lived

Allen County inmate’s bid for freedom was short-lived

LIMA — An inmate at the Allen County jail made a mad dash for freedom Thursday.It lasted for about two blocks.According to a report from the All...

July 1st, 2022 |  


New Salvation Army leaders ready to meet community

New Salvation Army leaders ready to meet community

LIMA — Members of the Lima community will have the opportunity to meet Captains Phillip and Charity Bender, new officers for the Salvation Army ...

July 1st, 2022 |  


SPORTS


Isner bumps off Murray in second round

Isner bumps off Murray in second round

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — The recurring cries of “Come on, Andy!” at Centre Court meandered somewhere along the continuum from pushi...

June 29th, 2022 |  


NBA free agency opens Thursday

NBA free agency opens Thursday

Let the talking begin. The trading, too, and eventually the signing.Free agency opens Thursday in the NBA, with teams able to begin negotiating at 6 p...

June 29th, 2022 |  


Roundup: Harmon has low round at junior golf tourney

Roundup: Harmon has low round at junior golf tourney

OTTAWA — Boys 16-18 champ Carson Harmon from Lima shot an even-par 71 for the low round during Tuesday’sLima Junior Golf Association McDon...

June 28th, 2022 |  


QB Watson’s hearing continues today

QB Watson’s hearing continues today

The NFL insisted on an indefinite suspension while Deshaun Watson’s legal team argued there’s no basis for that punishment as both sides p...

June 28th, 2022 |  


Guardians end skid

Guardians end skid

CLEVELAND — The Guardians were about to slide further back in the AL Central. Amed Rosario jammed on the brakes.Rosario’s clutch two-run s...

June 28th, 2022 |  


Serena Williams loses opening match at Wimbledon

Serena Williams loses opening match at Wimbledon

WIMBLEDON, England — Serena Williams began — and ended — her comeback at Wimbledon after 364 days out of singles competition looking...

June 28th, 2022 |  


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LIFESTYLE


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Births
Births

Births

Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical CenterJune 29 — Ariel and Luke Hatfield, Lima, girl; Alyssa and Kory Hesseling, Delphos, girll; Kelsey and...

June 30th, 2022 |  


Consumer Health: What do you know about headaches?

Consumer Health: What do you know about headaches?

June is Migraine and Headache Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn more about headaches.Headache is pain in any region of the head. ...

June 30th, 2022 |  


‘Best of the Best’ area fireworks for the 4th of July and beyond

‘Best of the Best’ area fireworks for the 4th of July and beyond

LIMA — Warm nights, blankets spread on grass, and crowds oohing and aahing: whether you’re looking for a spot to see the sparkle on July 4...

June 30th, 2022 updated: June 30th, 2022. |  


Red, white and blue, Lima-style

Red, white and blue, Lima-style

LIMA — Thousands of spectators on average converge in Faurot Park for Lima’s Star Spangled Spectacular on July 4th each year, making it on...

June 30th, 2022 updated: June 30th, 2022. |  


Review: Butler did it — ‘Elvis’ revival grows as it goes

Review: Butler did it — ‘Elvis’ revival grows as it goes

Let’s cut to the chase: The new biopic “Elvis” is worthwhile, foremost for Austin Butler’s genuine and charismatic portrayal o...

June 29th, 2022 |  


Featured events coming up in the Lima region

Featured events coming up in the Lima region

5K RaceCheck-in starts at 6:30 p.m. ThursdayThe 2nd Annual Chiropractic Keeps Me Moving 5K race will start at 7:30 p.m. at the Car-E-It Party Shop, 12...

June 29th, 2022 |  


OPINION


Jerry Zezima: Come and meet my stumbling feet

Jerry Zezima: Come and meet my stumbling feet

Even in his present condition (deceased since 1987), Fred Astaire is a better dancer than I am.In the movies, especially the ones with Ginger Rogers, ...

July 1st, 2022 |  


Letter: Both sides failing in solving problems

Letter: Both sides failing in solving problems

Thank you for your article “Contradictory decisions or consistent?” It is true that Nancy Pelosi’s comments constitute “callin...

June 30th, 2022 |  


Today’s editorial cartoons

Today’s editorial cartoons

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June 30th, 2022 |  


Bill O’Brien: James Madison would love abortion ruling

Bill O’Brien: James Madison would love abortion ruling

When the U.S. Constitution was ratified June 21, 1788, the two men most responsible for its success were Alexander Hamilton and James Madison, who, al...

June 30th, 2022 |  


Michael S. Lewis: Founders wouldn’t like Dobbs decision

Michael S. Lewis: Founders wouldn’t like Dobbs decision

What would the Founders think of the Supreme Court’s decision in Dobbs? Say we do what Bill and Ted did in their “Excellent Adventure.R...

June 30th, 2022 |  


Kelsey Bolar: Humiliation of the tampon shortage of ‘22

Kelsey Bolar: Humiliation of the tampon shortage of ‘22

As if $5 a gallon gas, a baby formula shortage and record-high inflation weren’t stressful enough for American women, we now have another proble...

June 29th, 2022 |  


BUSINESS


Legal-Ease: For sale by owner advice

Legal-Ease: For sale by owner advice

Prospective homebuyers often search online on their own to find homes that are for sale. However, homes listed for sale can sometimes sell for more mo...

June 25th, 2022 |  


Brookville a bright, open country cottage house plan

Brookville a bright, open country cottage house plan

EUGENE, ORE. – Shake and lap siding combine with cultured stone veneer to make the Brookville a textural treat for the eyes. This country cottag...

June 25th, 2022 |  


Liz Weston: Is medical debt vanishing from credit reports?

Liz Weston: Is medical debt vanishing from credit reports?

Health care bills are about to become far less threatening to the financial well-being of millions of Americans.The three major credit bureaus are era...

June 25th, 2022 |  


World’s dirtiest oil and gas fields are in Russia, Turkmenistan and Texas

World’s dirtiest oil and gas fields are in Russia, Turkmenistan and Texas

Oil and natural gas fields in Russia, Turkmenistan and Texas are the most climate-damaging on Earth, according to a first-of-its kind analysis that lo...

June 25th, 2022 |  


Land transfers, June 16-22

Land transfers, June 16-22

The trend of the real estate market in Allen County is shown by the following report, for the week running June 16 through 22. Figures reflect the sel...

June 25th, 2022 |  


Area unemployment numbers mixed

Area unemployment numbers mixed

LIMA — The unemployment numbers for the month of May are a mixed bag, showing counties in the immediate area with numbers rising, lowering, and ...

June 23rd, 2022 updated: June 23rd, 2022. |  


STATE NEWS


Ohio Supreme Court decides to keep abortion illegal at six weeks

Ohio Supreme Court decides to keep abortion illegal at six weeks

COLUMBUS - The Ohio Supreme Court Friday morning denied an emergency request by abortion providers to block the state’s heartbeat law, which mea...

July 1st, 2022 |  


Ohio prosecutors disagree in opposing ‘Heartbeat Bill’ after lawsuit filed

Ohio prosecutors disagree in opposing ‘Heartbeat Bill’ after lawsuit filed

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost is resisting an attempt to block enforcement of the “Heartbeat Bill,” which bans abortion after five or si...

June 30th, 2022 |  


Cedar Point to disband police department

Cedar Point to disband police department

SANDUSKY, Ohio – Cedar Point plans to disband its police department and turn law enforcement duties at the park over to the city of Sandusky.The...

June 30th, 2022 updated: June 30th, 2022. |  


State agency to lead probe into deadly Akron police shooting

State agency to lead probe into deadly Akron police shooting

AKRON — A man shot and killed by police following a vehicle and foot pursuit this week died from multiple gunshot wounds, and his death has been...

June 29th, 2022 |  


‘Silicon Heartland’ boon for Ohio, but families mourn homes

‘Silicon Heartland’ boon for Ohio, but families mourn homes

JOHNSTOWN, Ohio — When President Joe Biden applauded a decision by Intel Corp. to build a $20 billion semiconductor operation on “1,000 em...

June 29th, 2022 updated: June 29th, 2022. |  


Ohioans divided on decision to overturn Roe v. Wade

Ohioans divided on decision to overturn Roe v. Wade

People gathered in several cities throughout Ohio this weekend in protest of the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, returning abo...

June 26th, 2022 |