NEWS


Michael Reagan: It’s time for Trump, Biden to suck it up

Michael Reagan: It’s time for Trump, Biden to suck it up

Everyone should be outraged at Democrats and Republicans for the damage they’ve done to the country during the last year.But right now, as the c...

January 16th, 2021 |  


Workshops deal with coping with pandemic

Workshops deal with coping with pandemic

LIMA — The emotional and mental health aspects of living in a pandemic is sometimes forgotten.Some people aren’t coping very well with the...

January 16th, 2021 |  


ODOT releases winter operation stats

ODOT releases winter operation stats

LIMA — The Ohio Department of Transportation has released winter operations statistics through Jan. 13.In the 16-county region represented by OD...

January 16th, 2021 |  


Tree removal to close parts of Bluelick Road

Tree removal to close parts of Bluelick Road

BATH TOWNSHIP — Bluelick Road between state Route 65 and Berryhill Road will be closed between 8 a.m. and 2:45 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday for tr...

January 16th, 2021 |  


Screenings set at Delphos elementary school

Screenings set at Delphos elementary school

DELPHOS — Franklin Elementary in Delphos will soon be registering children for Begindergarten/Kindergarten Screening for the 2021-22 school year...

January 16th, 2021 |  


Lima Memorial updates visitation policy

Lima Memorial updates visitation policy

LIMA — Lima Memorial Health System has updated its visitation policy.• One person at a time will be permitted to visit hospitalized patien...

January 16th, 2021 |  


SPORTS


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Roundup: Bluffton converts school record 25 3-pointers
Boys basketball: Columbus Grove shuts down Kalida

Boys basketball: Columbus Grove shuts down Kalida

COLUMBUS GROVE – With the return of senior Gabe Clement this past weekend, Columbus Grove is looking like the team most expected to see as the B...

January 16th, 2021 |  


Girls basketball: Fort Loramie defeats Ottawa-Glandorf

FORT LORAMIE — Top-ranked Division IV Fort Loramie held a 15-5 first-quarter advantage Saturday on its way to a 57-38 victory against D-III No. ...

January 16th, 2021 |  


Grove defeats Miller City in double OT

Grove defeats Miller City in double OT

COLUMBUS GROVE — For three quarters, Miller City’s game plan worked to perfection.However, late in the game, Columbus Grove did exactly wh...

January 16th, 2021 |  


Men’s college basketball: Liddell scores 26 in Ohio State win against Illinois

Men’s college basketball: Liddell scores 26 in Ohio State win against Illinois

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — E.J. Liddell scored 26 points and No. 21 Ohio State beat No. 14 Illinois 87-81 in a brutal Big Ten matchup on Saturday.The gam...

January 16th, 2021 |  


Roundup: Perry’s Tabler collects 200th victory

Roundup: Perry’s Tabler collects 200th victory

PERRY TOWNSHIP – Perry’s Bubby Knight tossed in 23 points and Terry Riley scored 21 to power the Commodores to a 79-51 victory over Hardin...

January 15th, 2021 updated: January 16th, 2021. |  


Boys basketball: Shawnee survives against St. Marys

Boys basketball: Shawnee survives against St. Marys

ST. MARYS — Each time St. Marys was on the verge to take the lead, Shawnee had an answer.Many times, the answer came from senior standout George...

January 15th, 2021 |  


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LIFESTYLE


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A changing church: Pandemic spurs faith groups to learn technology

A changing church: Pandemic spurs faith groups to learn technology

LIMA — Kris Browning, lead pastor of Shawnee Alliance Church, laughs when he thinks about retiring in 35 years or so and helping a new pastor tr...

January 16th, 2021 |  


David Trinko: Lessons learned from labels on salad dressing

David Trinko: Lessons learned from labels on salad dressing

Two of my daughters were sitting at the dinner table, looking at the nutrition facts on the back of a bottle of ranch salad dressing.They started talk...

January 16th, 2021 |  


J.Lo, Gaga to perform at inauguration

J.Lo, Gaga to perform at inauguration

The A-list is back. How A-list? Try Lady Gaga and J. Lo. Inauguration officials announced Thursday that the glittery duo would appear in person on Jan...

January 15th, 2021 |  


MLK honored with events this weekend

MLK honored with events this weekend

REGION — There are a few events to choose from this weekend:• An event to honor Martin Luther King Jr. will begin at 1 p.m. Monday at the ...

January 14th, 2021 updated: January 15th, 2021. |  


Siegfried Fischbacher, of illusion duo Siegfried & Roy, dies

Siegfried Fischbacher, of illusion duo Siegfried & Roy, dies

LAS VEGAS — Siegfried Fischbacher, namesake partner in the iconic entertainment duo Siegfried & Roy, has died in Las Vegas at age 81. Fischb...

January 14th, 2021 |  


Quinn on Nutrition: New year, new ideas

Quinn on Nutrition: New year, new ideas

Yay! It’s a brand new year. A chance to begin anew. I’m especially excited about getting this weak body back in shape after recovering fro...

January 13th, 2021 |  


OPINION


Letter: Root cause of Trump’s loss

Letter: Root cause of Trump’s loss

Mr. Figley decries the Black Lives Matter marches held during the summer as unjustifiably violent. Regarding the siege at the Capitol, he asserts heig...

January 16th, 2021 |  


Letter: The need for free speech

Letter: The need for free speech

The freedoms of assembly and speech have historically been synonymous in this country. Democrats in Congress are drafting legislation that would class...

January 16th, 2021 |  


Letter: No honor for being misled

Letter: No honor for being misled

The recent assault on our Capitol and our Constitution leaves no excuse to absolve many from complicity in attacking our Democracy.For the many who su...

January 16th, 2021 |  


Lee Edwards column: The challenge for conservatives in a post-Trump world

Lee Edwards column: The challenge for conservatives in a post-Trump world

We often hear calls for national unity when presidents are inaugurated. And we’re sure to hear them again, despite the fact that we are still di...

January 16th, 2021 |  


Column: Google’s monopoly isn’t a game for newspapers

Column: Google’s monopoly isn’t a game for newspapers

It is no secret that Google has secured a near monopoly in the search and local advertising world. However, the impact on newspapers hasn’t been...

January 16th, 2021 |  


David Trinko: Lessons learned from labels on salad dressing

David Trinko: Lessons learned from labels on salad dressing

Two of my daughters were sitting at the dinner table, looking at the nutrition facts on the back of a bottle of ranch salad dressing.They started talk...

January 16th, 2021 |  


BUSINESS


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Legal-Ease: Waking the sleeping dogs of rural septic systems

Legal-Ease: Waking the sleeping dogs of rural septic systems

Sewage is generally classified into two categories. The first category is storm sewage, sometimes called stormwater sewage. This is sewage that result...

January 16th, 2021 |  


Hyundai, Ford F-150, Mustang Mach-E take North American Car, Truck, Utility of Year Awards

Hyundai, Ford F-150, Mustang Mach-E take North American Car, Truck, Utility of Year Awards

DETROIT — Ford Motor Co. took two of three of the 2021 North American Car, Truck and Utility Vehicle of the Year Awards announced Monday.The Hyu...

January 15th, 2021 |  


Allen County companies land $250K in JobsOhio inclusion grants

Allen County companies land $250K in JobsOhio inclusion grants

LIMA — Seven Allen County companies are set to receive $25,000 and $50,000 grants for manufacturing development projects through a new JobsOhio ...

January 12th, 2021 updated: January 12th, 2021. |  


Lima Stock + Field store among closures

Lima Stock + Field store among closures

LIMA — Stock + Field on Cable Road will close later this year, becoming the latest major retailer to vacate a storefront in Lima.Stock + Field C...

January 12th, 2021 updated: January 12th, 2021. |  


Guardian Lima talks ethanol production

Guardian Lima talks ethanol production

LIMA — Each day, Guardian Lima grinds roughly 420 acres of corn. The ethanol plant is known for its production of fuel-grade ethanol, an alterna...

January 11th, 2021 |  


Another big year for fake meat

Another big year for fake meat

Jimmy Dean, the quintessential breakfast sausage brand, is adding plant-based patties in a product debut that is as sure a sign as any that America is...

January 9th, 2021 |  


STATE NEWS


Chillicothe to be featured in upcoming production of ‘Our Town’

Chillicothe to be featured in upcoming production of ‘Our Town’

ATHENS — The First Capital Rotary in Chillicothe knows all about the importance of honoring their hometown’s history — just look at ...

January 16th, 2021 |  


Teens tutor peers online to fill need during pandemic

Teens tutor peers online to fill need during pandemic

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — When her suburban Dallas high school was forced to move online last spring because of the coronavirus pandemic, Charvi Goy...

January 16th, 2021 |  


Wilberforce grad chosen to give Biden inauguration benediction

Wilberforce grad chosen to give Biden inauguration benediction

A graduate of both Wilberforce University and Payne Theological Seminary will deliver the benediction during President-elect Joe Biden’s inaugur...

January 16th, 2021 |  


Ohio State tests out COVID vaccine clinic at Schottenstein Center

Ohio State tests out COVID vaccine clinic at Schottenstein Center

Surrounded by scarlet-and-gray and Block Os, hundreds of health care workers received the first dose of their coronavirus vaccine Friday at Ohio State...

January 15th, 2021 |  


100 winter cottages going into more than a dozen NE Ohio restaurants

100 winter cottages going into more than a dozen NE Ohio restaurants

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Stark Enterprises has bought more than 100 “winter cottages” to help extend the outdoor dining season throughout i...

January 15th, 2021 |  


Ohio Supreme Court sets date for ancient burial mound case

Ohio Supreme Court sets date for ancient burial mound case

NEWARK, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court has scheduled a hearing for debate over providing public access to a set of ancient burial mounds.At ...

January 15th, 2021 |