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Allen County ESC to hold special board meeting
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Ozone Alert issued for Allen County

Ozone Alert issued for Allen County

LIMA — Tom Berger, Director of Homeland Security, has issued an ozone alert for Allen County on July 6. An ozone alert issues a warning to those...

July 6th, 2022 updated: July 6th, 2022. |  


Police: Gunman bought 5 weapons despite threats

Police: Gunman bought 5 weapons despite threats

HIGHLAND PARK, Ill. — The man charged Tuesday with seven counts of murder for opening fire at an Independence Day parade in suburban Chicago leg...

July 6th, 2022 updated: July 6th, 2022. |  


Plea deal offered to Lima man charged with rape

Plea deal offered to Lima man charged with rape

LIMA — Prosecutors on Tuesday made what was termed a “final offer” to a Lima man facing more than a dozen counts linked to his alleg...

July 6th, 2022 updated: July 6th, 2022. |  


Winners of Tomato Grower Award announced

Winners of Tomato Grower Award announced

NORTHWOOD, Ohio – Hirzel Canning Company announced its Tomato Grower Award winners from the 2021 harvest season. These growers are recognized fo...

July 6th, 2022 updated: July 6th, 2022. |  


Lima Sister Cities to hold fundraiser dinner

Lima Sister Cities to hold fundraiser dinner

LIMA — The Lima Sister Cities Association will hold a fundraiser dinner at 6:30 p.m. July 13 at Old Barn Restaurant and Grill, 3175 W. Elm St., ...

July 5th, 2022 |  


Commissioners discuss how to use ARPA funds

Commissioners discuss how to use ARPA funds

LIMA — Allen County commissioners met Monday to discuss how they might spend $19.8 million in federal American Rescue Plan Act funds to address ...

July 5th, 2022 updated: July 5th, 2022. |  


SPORTS


Star Spangled Spectacular 5K

Star Spangled Spectacular 5K

LIMA – Former Lima Central Catholic standout distance runner Emily Sreenan is very familiar with Faurot Park and the surrounding area.Sreenan, w...

July 4th, 2022 updated: July 4th, 2022. |  


Djokovic wins; another upset in women’s singles at Wimbledon

Djokovic wins; another upset in women’s singles at Wimbledon

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Novak Djokovic put his game into another gear to beat both an unexpectedly tough opponent and a pending curfew at the ...

July 3rd, 2022 |  


McKenzie limits Yankees to one hit in 7 innings, Guardians win 2-0

McKenzie limits Yankees to one hit in 7 innings, Guardians win 2-0

CLEVELAND (AP) — Triston McKenzie shut down New York’s big-bashing lineup over seven superb innings in a combined one-hitter and closer Em...

July 3rd, 2022 |  


A view from LA: USC had outgrown the Pac-12

A view from LA: USC had outgrown the Pac-12

LOS ANGELES — Every football Saturday could feel like a Rose Bowl.USC visits Michigan one week, Ohio State comes to UCLA the next week, are you ...

July 3rd, 2022 |  


Reds break GABP losing streak with late-innings surge.

Reds break GABP losing streak with late-innings surge.

CINCINNATI (AP) — Albert Almora Jr. slapped a bases-loaded single past a drawn-in infield in the ninth to give the Cincinnati Reds a 4-3 win ove...

July 3rd, 2022 |  


It was family day for Mid-Ohio winner McLaughlin

It was family day for Mid-Ohio winner McLaughlin

LEXINGTON (AP) — Scott McLaughlin on Sunday picked up his second career IndyCar victory, which may go down as one of the most special wins of hi...

July 3rd, 2022 |  


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LIFESTYLE


Music critic wears hearing protection at shows — you should, too

Music critic wears hearing protection at shows — you should, too

MINNEAPOLIS — After enduring three consecutive nights next to Ted Nugent’s giant stack of Marshall amplifiers, I received a gift from the ...

July 5th, 2022 |  


Births

Births

Lima Memorial Health SystemJune 30 — Kayla Davis and Jurze’e Banks, Lima, boy.July 1 — Jennifer Evans and Okley Nutt, St. Marys, gi...

July 3rd, 2022 |  


Lima Public Library Book Reviews

Lima Public Library Book Reviews

FICTIONOn the Oregon Trail by Robert Vaughan When 16-year-old Matt Logan and his friend Danny Duggan run away from an orphanage, they go west. There, ...

July 3rd, 2022 |  


Real Life Mama: The right to your opinion

Real Life Mama: The right to your opinion

So, here we are, Independence Day. After a super controversial week with a Supreme Court decision (Google it if you don’t know), we have still c...

July 2nd, 2022 |  


Lake Michigan car ferries make fun Midwest getaways

Lake Michigan car ferries make fun Midwest getaways

A spin around Lake Michigan easily exceeds 1,000 miles and 18 hours of road time when following shoreline instead of interstate. That’s no vacat...

July 2nd, 2022 |  


Living with Children: Back off on daughter’s eyeliner use

Living with Children: Back off on daughter’s eyeliner use

Q: Our 14-year-old daughter is a rising high school sophomore. We let her wear eyeliner this past year, but she is wearing entirely too much. She is w...

July 2nd, 2022 |  


OPINION


Letter: Manchester deserves your vote for statehouse

Letter: Manchester deserves your vote for statehouse

Susan Manchester is my choice for the State representative of Ohio’s 84th District.She has experience in the statehouse, serving as a representa...

July 5th, 2022 |  


Holy Cow! History: Was Sylvester Graham Crackers?

Holy Cow! History: Was Sylvester Graham Crackers?

History is filled with an amazing panoply of people. There are heroes and villains, saints and scoundrels, not to mention a healthy smattering of kook...

July 5th, 2022 |  


Mark Figley: ‘Birthing person’ the latest hit on our reality

Mark Figley: ‘Birthing person’ the latest hit on our reality

Under the Biden administration, terms such as “birthing person” have become common when referring to those who bear children, instead of &...

July 5th, 2022 |  


Today’s editorial cartoons

Today’s editorial cartoons

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July 5th, 2022 |  


Leonard Pitts Jr.: Republicans, don’t you want to be free?

Leonard Pitts Jr.: Republicans, don’t you want to be free?

Dear Republicans:That’s what a free woman looks like.Meaning, of course, Cassidy Hutchinson, a young former aide in Donald Trump’s White H...

July 3rd, 2022 |  


Letter: Jan. 6 hearings show flaws of the Democrats

Letter: Jan. 6 hearings show flaws of the Democrats

I’d like to thank the “Select Committee” of the House of Representatives, the media, the Democratic Party and the weak links of the ...

July 2nd, 2022 |  


BUSINESS


Companies say they’ll help employees access abortion. Are they serious about it?

Companies say they’ll help employees access abortion. Are they serious about it?

After the Supreme Court overturned Roe vs. Wade, a wide swath of corporate America came out with a message for its workforce: We will pay to help you ...

July 2nd, 2022 |  


Aspen a spacious and durable log house plan

Aspen a spacious and durable log house plan

EUGENE, ORE. – Rustic logs frame the Aspen, a spacious vacation retreat designed to maximize appreciation of the outdoors. Windows, stacked two ...

July 2nd, 2022 |  


Reghan Winkler: Reducing robocalls

Reghan Winkler: Reducing robocalls

OK, raise your hand if you think you’ve received a scam phone call or text this past week. If you raised your hand, you’re probably right....

July 2nd, 2022 |  


Land transfers, June 23-29

Land transfers, June 23-29

The trend of the real estate market in Allen County is shown by the following report, for the week running June 23 through 29. This week’s listi...

July 2nd, 2022 |  


Campos graduates from police officer academy

Campos graduates from police officer academy

PIQUA — Edison State Community College’s Peace Officer Academy honored 13 students with a graduation ceremony on June 21, 2022, following ...

June 30th, 2022 |  


Mentors needed for Lima Senior program

Mentors needed for Lima Senior program

LIMA — In August, a mentoring program will be established at Lima Senior High School. Starting with sophomores in career tech, the program hopes...

June 29th, 2022 |  


STATE NEWS


What are Ohioans’ options under new abortion restrictions?

What are Ohioans’ options under new abortion restrictions?

With Ohio’s handful of abortion clinics severely restricted and potentially threatened with closure, options for people seeking to end their pre...

July 3rd, 2022 |  


Rent shock: Residents reeling from double-digit hikes in Dayton region

Rent shock: Residents reeling from double-digit hikes in Dayton region

DAYTON — Alan Limke knew that rent for his Dayton apartment would be going up in September, but instead of just the 3% boost specified in his le...

July 3rd, 2022 |  


Akron police release body cam footage of fatal police shooting of Jayland Walker

Akron police release body cam footage of fatal police shooting of Jayland Walker

AKRON - Akron Mayor Dan Horrigan and the Akron police today are holding a news conference Firestone Park Community center in Akron, not far from the p...

July 3rd, 2022 |  


DeWine announces over $42.1 Million in demolition funding for Ohio communities

DeWine announces over $42.1 Million in demolition funding for Ohio communities

COLUMBUS — Governor Mike DeWine and Lt. Governor Jon Husted awarded over $42.1 million in grant funding to help communities in nearly every Ohio...

July 3rd, 2022 updated: July 3rd, 2022. |  


Prosecutor: Man sentenced on gun charge in officer shooting

Prosecutor: Man sentenced on gun charge in officer shooting

CINCINNATI — Federal prosecutors say a hunter has been sentenced to just under a decade in prison for illegal possession of a weapon used to sho...

July 2nd, 2022 |  


What does ‘Heartbeat Bill’ mean for pregnant rape victims, cancer patients?

What does ‘Heartbeat Bill’ mean for pregnant rape victims, cancer patients?

A week after Ohio’s “Heartbeat Bill” banning most abortions in the state after about six weeks suddenly became law following the fal...

July 2nd, 2022 |