NEWS


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Martin advances to national competition

Martin advances to national competition

VAN WERT — Bridget Martin, a student at Vantage Career Center’s health technology program, recently won silver at the 2019 Health Occupati...

April 24th, 2019 |  


Reception scheduled to honor Paul Hoverman

Reception scheduled to honor Paul Hoverman

VAN WERT — The Van Wert County Foundation and Van Wert Area Performing Arts Foundation will host a reception honoring Paul Hoverman from 2 to 4 ...

April 24th, 2019 |  


STEAM Night showcases student’s talents

STEAM Night showcases student’s talents

LIMA — As the school year winds down, the students are ready to show what they’ve learned.Over at South Science and Technology Magnet Scho...

April 24th, 2019 |  


Vantage inducts three into Alumni Hall of Fame

Vantage inducts three into Alumni Hall of Fame

VAN WERT — Three Vantage Career Center graduates were recently inducted into that school’s Alumni Hall of Fame.Those inducted included Jam...

April 24th, 2019 |  


Putnam County optometrist retires after 50 years

Putnam County optometrist retires after 50 years

GLANDORF — Brice Musser’s interest in optometry begin when he was in seventh grade. He retired April 9 after serving in the profession for...

April 24th, 2019 |  


Ohio Treasurer aims to innovate private solutions

Ohio Treasurer aims to innovate private solutions

LIMA — A new initiative pushed by Ohio Treasurer Robert Sprague looks to use financial tools to encourage investment into new solutions for long...

April 24th, 2019 |  


SPORTS


Bruins and Blue Jackets ready for 1st playoff matchup

Bruins and Blue Jackets ready for 1st playoff matchup

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Bruins have home-ice advantage through a potential trip to the Stanley Cup Final, and they have the Columbus Blue Jacke...

April 24th, 2019 |  


Spartan netters garner win

Spartan netters garner win

HIGH SCHOOLTennisLima Senior 4, Toledo Whitmer 1TOLEDO — Lima Senior picked up its first win of the season and got singles wins from Phillip Kor...

April 24th, 2019 |  


Elida slides past Kalida

Elida slides past Kalida

KALIDA – Kalida and Elida hooked up in a non-league baseball tilt at Holy Name Ballpark in Kalida Wednesday afternoon.With the tournament draw r...

April 24th, 2019 |  


Roethlisberger to remain with Steelers through 2021

Roethlisberger to remain with Steelers through 2021

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers have reiterated repeatedly during an eventful offseason that quarterback Ben Roethlisberger remains th...

April 24th, 2019 |  


Reds edge Braves

Reds edge Braves

CINCINNATI — Yasiel Puig gave his fans reason to cheer with his first home run for the Reds in Cincinnati. Now he wants a dining recommendation ...

April 24th, 2019 updated: April 24th, 2019. |  


High school baseball: Perry falls to NWCC foe Lehman Catholic

High school baseball: Perry falls to NWCC foe Lehman Catholic

PERRY TOWNSHIP — Sidney Lehman Catholic did exactly what it needed to with a share of the title on the line.It continually put the ball in play ...

April 23rd, 2019 |  


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LIFESTYLE


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Births

Births

Lima Memorial Health SystemApril 16 — Brittani and Dan Neeley, Harrod, girl.April 18 — Tara and Alexander Robertson, Lima, girl.April 19...

April 23rd, 2019 |  


Sheryl Crow records ‘Redemption Day’ with Johnny Cash vocals

Sheryl Crow records ‘Redemption Day’ with Johnny Cash vocals

HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. — Sheryl Crow has released a political and spiritual song about war featuring vocals from the late Johnny Cash that will b...

April 23rd, 2019 |  


Luke Perry’s final ‘Riverdale’ episode will air this week

Luke Perry’s final ‘Riverdale’ episode will air this week

Fans of “Riverdale” will say goodbye to Luke Perry’s character this week.Roberto Aguirre Sacasa, the creator of the hit show, announ...

April 22nd, 2019 |  


Errant text message leads to kidney

Errant text message leads to kidney

ST. LOUIS — They wait behind curtains just a couple of hospital beds away from each other, a 59-year-old woman needing a kidney and a 30-year-ol...

April 22nd, 2019 |  


Births

Births

Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical CenterApril 19 — Heather and Christopher Brim, Kenton, girl.April 21 — Kerrigan Besse and Michael ...

April 22nd, 2019 |  


‘The Curse of La Llorona’ reigns over weekend box office

‘The Curse of La Llorona’ reigns over weekend box office

LOS ANGELES — “The Curse of La Llorona” brought good fortune at the box office.The Warner Bros. horror film based on a Mexican legen...

April 21st, 2019 |  


OPINION


Chris Erskine: A sloppy kiss, wake-up call and reminder

Chris Erskine: A sloppy kiss, wake-up call and reminder

It’s 5 a.m. and something hairy and heated is atop my chest, gnawing at my mouth. Slurp. Slurp. Nibble. Nibble. Wake up, wake up, wake up …...

April 24th, 2019 |  


Cal Thomas: Democrats’ witch hunt has just begun

Cal Thomas: Democrats’ witch hunt has just begun

Objectivity, like Elvis, long ago left the building in Washington and so the report by Special Counsel Robert Mueller is being read and interpreted th...

April 23rd, 2019 |  


Editorial: Midwest farmers need Congress to act on trade

If you’ve been on a rural highway in the Midwest lately, you possibly have seen a 25-foot RV with the logo “Farmers for Free Trade,”...

April 23rd, 2019 |  


John Grindrod: Hey, what are those kids doing?

John Grindrod: Hey, what are those kids doing?

As I was driving on state Route 141, which connects Ironton and Gallipolis, while working on an unseasonably balmy late January day during our winter ...

April 23rd, 2019 |  


Editorial: No collusion found, but no closure for U.S.

Editorial: No collusion found, but no closure for U.S.

Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report on the Russia investigation, released Thursday, lays out in anecdotes and legal analysis what U.S. Attor...

April 22nd, 2019 |  


Column: Mueller report: How not to obstruct justice

Column: Mueller report: How not to obstruct justice

There are many ways to understand special counsel Robert Mueller’s long-anticipated report.It confirms, for anyone left doubting, that Russia di...

April 22nd, 2019 |  


BUSINESS


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Allen County sees record low unemployment

Employers recognized for workplace safety

COLUMBUS — Forty-nine area employers were recognized by Gov. Mike DeWine and the Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation for going one year without ...

April 20th, 2019 |  


Liz Weston: 5 travel rewards myths that could cost you

Liz Weston: 5 travel rewards myths that could cost you

Twenty-four years ago, I knew so little about travel rewards that I took an around-the-world trip without signing up for a single frequent traveler pr...

April 20th, 2019 |  


Sears sues ex-CEO

Sears sues ex-CEO

CHICAGO — Sears Holdings Corp. has filed a lawsuit against its former chairman and CEO, Edward Lampert, and his hedge fund, claiming they wrongl...

April 20th, 2019 |  


MHCO employees nominated for STAR awards

MHCO employees nominated for STAR awards

ST. MARYS — Mennonite Home Communities of Ohio employees were nominated for LeadingAge Ohio STAR Awards.Those employees include Sandi Schaublin,...

April 20th, 2019 |  


Real Living CCR agents win agency awards

Real Living CCR agents win agency awards

LIMA — Real Living CCR agents were recognized for their work in 2018.Greg Stolly and Lisa Wenger were each awarded the real estate agency’...

April 20th, 2019 |  


Ask your folks about their financial plans

Ask your folks about their financial plans

Parents are often more than happy to offer financial advice to their kids. They like to feel needed and want to make sure you’re on solid financ...

April 20th, 2019 |  


STATE NEWS


Inmates sue over what they call inhumane conditions at jail

Inmates sue over what they call inhumane conditions at jail

Twenty current and former inmates at a troubled county jail in Cleveland say in a lawsuit that they repeatedly have been denied medication or mental h...

April 24th, 2019 updated: April 24th, 2019. |  


AP joins global initiative to expand reporting on religion

The Associated Press is joining with the Religion News Service and the nonprofit publisher The Conversation to form a global initiative to expand news...

April 24th, 2019 |  


US expands probe into air bag failures to 12.3M vehicles

US expands probe into air bag failures to 12.3M vehicles

DETROIT (AP) — U.S. auto safety regulators have expanded an investigation into malfunctioning air bag controls to include 12.3 million vehicles ...

April 23rd, 2019 |  


Hospital settles 3 lawsuits in excessive dose claims

Hospital settles 3 lawsuits in excessive dose claims

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio hospital system where an intensive care doctor is accused of ordering excessive doses of painkillers for dozens o...

April 23rd, 2019 |  


Carts help disabled Ohio dogs stay mobile

Carts help disabled Ohio dogs stay mobile

GALION — John Lizotte approached the makeshift pen with caution because the German shepherd was in full-on guard-dog mode, his deep-throated bar...

April 21st, 2019 |  


Proposed law requires Ohioans be at least 16½ for driver’s license

Proposed law requires Ohioans be at least 16½ for driver’s license

DAYTON — A bill before the Ohio Legislature requiring teenage drivers under 18 years old to use their learner’s permits for a full year wo...

April 21st, 2019 |