NEWS


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Allen County seeks new building contract
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Landeck Elementary likely to close
Rhodes State career day is Friday

Rhodes State career day is Friday

LIMA — Rhodes State College is hosting a Career Day this Friday.Nearly 1,600 high school juniors from 32 area schools will be getting the chance...

December 11th, 2018 |  


Fire damages Buckeye Road business

Fire damages Buckeye Road business

SHAWNEE TOWNSHIP — Crews from Shawnee Township were assisted by fire departments from American Township and the city of Lima in battling a blaze...

December 11th, 2018 |  


Ottawa Council continues dog park proposal discussion

Ottawa Council continues dog park proposal discussion

OTTAWA — Discussion on a proposed dog park in Ottawa continued Monday night with residents neighboring the proposed area voicing their concerns ...

December 11th, 2018 |  


Alleged drug dealer seeks to withdraw plea

Alleged drug dealer seeks to withdraw plea

LIMA — Nearly two hours of testimony was heard in Allen County Common Pleas Court Tuesday morning after a Lima man awaiting sentencing on felony...

December 11th, 2018 |  


Lima schools participate in National Hour of Code

Lima schools participate in National Hour of Code

LIMA — Kylee Griffin, 13, an eighth-grader at West Middle School, is learning to code this week, along with thousands of others across the count...

December 11th, 2018 |  


Feds: Ohio plot suspect wrote to Charleston church shooter

Feds: Ohio plot suspect wrote to Charleston church shooter

TOLEDO (AP) — A woman accused of buying bomb-making supplies and plotting domestic terrorism attacks exchanged letters with the man convicted in...

December 11th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


11:07 pm
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Boys basketball: LCC pulls away from Bath
Ohio high school boys, girls basketball scores for Tuesday, Dec. 11

Ohio high school boys, girls basketball scores for Tuesday, Dec. 11

BoysAkr. Ellet 78, Akr. Firestone 72Andover Pymatuning Valley 76, Brookfield 74Antwerp 58, Ottoville 41Apple Creek Waynedale 83, Akr. Manchester 33Ash...

December 11th, 2018 |  


Kluber among those part of trade buzz at winter meetings

Kluber among those part of trade buzz at winter meetings

LAS VEGAS — Andrew McCutchen moving into Philadelphia’s outfield, more talk about a megadeal involving Noah Syndergaard and J.T. Realmuto ...

December 11th, 2018 |  


Spartans stop St. Ursula Academy

High SchoolGirls BasketballLima Senior 68, St. Ursula Academy 34TOLEDO — Lima Senior’s Destiny McDonald led the Spartans with 18 points fo...

December 11th, 2018 |  


Spencerville stops Van Wert, 55-37

Spencerville stops Van Wert, 55-37

VAN WERT – Spencerville keeps finding ways to win.In Monday’s non-conference girls basketball game at Van Wert, Spencerville worked throug...

December 10th, 2018 updated: December 11th, 2018. |  


Heading to KC

Heading to KC

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Royals and speedy outfielder Billy Hamilton have agreed to a $5.25 million contract for next season that...

December 10th, 2018 |  


Austin and Shepler at the helm

Austin and Shepler at the helm

It was during the first shift of the Lima City Singles that I had a great chat with one of my favorite members of the Lima Bowling Association, a fan ...

December 10th, 2018 |  


MULTIMEDIA - PHOTO STORE




LIFESTYLE


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Lima Beane Chorus
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Births
Oscars struggle to find the perfect host

Oscars struggle to find the perfect host

LOS ANGELES — The “most thankless job in town” just got even more difficult.The Oscars have a longstanding host problem, but Kevin H...

December 10th, 2018 |  


102nd birthday: Genevieve Emerson

102nd birthday: Genevieve Emerson

KALIDA — Genevieve Emerson is celebrating her 102nd birthday with family.She was born Dec. 11, 1916, near Kalida, to Chester and Ida Campbell. O...

December 8th, 2018 |  


Real Life Mama: Make time for it

Real Life Mama: Make time for it

As a parent of young children, Christmas can be exhausting — like completely overwhelming leaving you almost longing for the holidays to end and...

December 8th, 2018 |  


Janice and Alfred Siebeneck

Janice and Alfred Siebeneck

KALIDA — Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Siebeneck are celebrating 50 years of marriage with a family dinner.Siebeneck and the former Janice Recker were mar...

December 8th, 2018 |  


Dorothy and Roger Leiber

Dorothy and Roger Leiber

BLUFFTON — Mr. and Mrs. Roger Leiber are celebrating 50 years of marriage by spending time with family.Leiber and the former Dorothy Pore were m...

December 8th, 2018 |  


David Trinko: Finding resilience when you’re down by 18

David Trinko: Finding resilience when you’re down by 18

The fifth-grade girls looked back at me from the bench, breathless and beaten.They’d just finished their seventh quarter of basketball in the la...

December 8th, 2018 updated: December 10th, 2018. |  


OPINION


Congress could help Trump address high prices of drugs

One reason the Rio Grande Valley is so popular among Winter Texans is the access to lower-priced drugs across the border. The same drugs can be found ...

December 11th, 2018 |  


Letter: Think twice about closing Landeck school

As I will not be able to be there for at least the beginning of the meeting on the Landeck school closure Thursday night, let me say that I understand...

December 10th, 2018 |  


Letter: The enemy of my enemy is my friend

In the wake of George Bush’s death, there’s been a lot of comparisons between him and Donald Trump — all to Bush’s advantage. ...

December 10th, 2018 |  


Letter: Area helps provide voice for children

CASA of Allen and Putnam Counties, Ohio wishes to thank our community for their generosity on #GivingTuesday. As we participated in our second #giving...

December 10th, 2018 |  


Jerry Zezima: The Zezimas’ 2019 Christmas letter

Jerry Zezima: The Zezimas’ 2019 Christmas letter

Since I am in the holiday spirit (and, having just consumed a mug of hot toddy, a glass of eggnog and a nip of cheer, the holiday spirits are in me), ...

December 10th, 2018 |  


BUSINESS


Stocks struggle higher as markets remain volatile; oil drops

Stocks struggle higher as markets remain volatile; oil drops

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks remained volatile Monday as the market took a dive in early trading only to erase those losses later and end slightl...

December 10th, 2018 |  


Liz Weston: New scoring could help credit-shy millennials

Liz Weston: New scoring could help credit-shy millennials

Millennials’ aversion to credit cards can make it hard for them to build good credit scores. A recently announced scoring system, the UltraFICO,...

December 8th, 2018 |  


Cheryl Parson: Social Security scams are aplenty

Cheryl Parson: Social Security scams are aplenty

Illegal activity! Compromised! Fraudulent use! Suspended! Canceled! Revoked! Used for tax purposes! Illegal action filed! All of these terms have been...

December 8th, 2018 |  


Land transfers, Nov. 29-Dec. 5

Land transfers, Nov. 29-Dec. 5

The trend of the real estate market in Allen County is shown by the following report, for the week running Nov. 15 through Nov. 21. Figures reflect th...

December 8th, 2018 |  


Home loan rates

Home loan rates

Rates for 30-year and 15-year, fixed-rate mortgages with zero points as of noon, Friday, Dec. 7, 2018:30 YR / 15 YR RATE %First National Bank5.0 / 4.3...

December 8th, 2018 |  


Legal-Ease: Safety deposit box law in Ohio

Legal-Ease: Safety deposit box law in Ohio

Traditionally, almost every American family had a safety deposit box, often called a lockbox. Lockboxes were usually physical, metal-box drawers in lo...

December 8th, 2018 |  


STATE NEWS


Feds: Ohio plot suspect wrote to Charleston church shooter

Feds: Ohio plot suspect wrote to Charleston church shooter

TOLEDO (AP) — A woman accused of buying bomb-making supplies and plotting domestic terrorism attacks exchanged letters with the man convicted in...

December 11th, 2018 |  


Man accused of plotting large-scale attack at Ohio synagogue

Man accused of plotting large-scale attack at Ohio synagogue

TOLEDO (AP) — Federal authorities said Monday they have charged two people involved in planning separate large-scale attacks — one who wan...

December 10th, 2018 |  


Cuyahoga Falls family sues cemetery over space issue

Cuyahoga Falls family sues cemetery over space issue

CUYAHOGA FALLS — When Terry and Janet Shover were in their 40s, the Cuyahoga Falls couple bought two burial spaces at Northlawn Memorial Gardens...

December 9th, 2018 |  


Union Terminal to open museum center studying Holocaust

Union Terminal to open museum center studying Holocaust

CINCINNATI (AP) — Her parents never spoke about it. And Lilly Kurtz’s only memory from that time?It’s of her mother spreading garlic...

December 9th, 2018 |  


Mmm … Bacon! Vending machine a hit on Ohio State campus

Mmm … Bacon! Vending machine a hit on Ohio State campus

COLUMBUS (AP) — Many Ohio State University students are taking a break from studying for final exams by making a bacon run.Senior Sarah Page, wh...

December 8th, 2018 |  


Report forecasts algae blooms to worsen

Report forecasts algae blooms to worsen

COLUMBUS — With warmer temperatures and increased rainfall due to climate change, there will likely be more “prolonged occurrences of low-...

December 8th, 2018 |