NEWS


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Google workshops come to Lima
Lima schools highlights topics that grade card doesn’t

Lima schools highlights topics that grade card doesn’t

LIMA — Lima schools will open its doors on Tuesday for a district-wide open house, in an attempt to show the community that it goes far beyond a...

March 22nd, 2019 |  


Student-run credit union opens at Bath

Student-run credit union opens at Bath

BATH TOWNSHIP — Students are running their own credit union branch at Bath High School.It’s not a mock credit union or class project, and ...

March 22nd, 2019 |  


Births

Births

Lima Memorial Health SystemMarch 19 — Chrstina and John Dean, Ada, girl; Danielle and Kevin Niese, Miller City, girl.March 21 — Jodi King,...

March 22nd, 2019 |  


Real Wheels: Couple recognizes a keeper in their 1971 Ford Gran Torino

Real Wheels: Couple recognizes a keeper in their 1971 Ford Gran Torino

WAPAKONETA — Charles and Mary Blackman, of Wapakoneta, brought their 1971 Ford Gran Torino to the Westgate Charity Car Show last year.They have ...

March 22nd, 2019 |  


Search warrant in Lima nets drugs, money

Search warrant in Lima nets drugs, money

LIMA — A search warrant at a Lima residence Thursday resulted in recovering suspected crack and marijuana and U.S. currency.The West Central Ohi...

March 22nd, 2019 |  


League of Women Voters to host program on human trafficking

League of Women Voters to host program on human trafficking

LIMA — The League of Women Voters of the Lima Area will host a program on human trafficking at 7 p.m. Monday, March 25, at Solid Rock Cafe, Shaw...

March 22nd, 2019 |  


SPORTS


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Lima area sports calendar
NCAA Tournament: Iowa bounces Cincinnati

NCAA Tournament: Iowa bounces Cincinnati

COLUMBUS — Iowa kept up the Big Ten’s blitz through its first six games in the NCAA Tournament.Luka Garza scored 20 points, Jordan Bohanno...

March 22nd, 2019 |  


Boys basketball: Knights to play for Division IV title

Boys basketball: Knights to play for Division IV title

COLUMBUS — Richmond Heights didn’t know as the final seconds ticked off the clock at halftime of Crestview’s 59-49 win over them in ...

March 22nd, 2019 |  


Boys basketball: St. Henry falls in Division IV state semifinals

Boys basketball: St. Henry falls in Division IV state semifinals

COLUMBUS — One long scoring drought in a basketball state tournament game can be overcome, but doing it twice is much more difficult.And having ...

March 22nd, 2019 |  


Ohio State football: Patience levels vary among running backs

Ohio State football: Patience levels vary among running backs

COLUMBUS — Patience is very important or patience is very overrated. It just depends which Ohio State running back is discussing that state of m...

March 22nd, 2019 updated: March 22nd, 2019. |  


NCAA basketball: Magnificent Morant

NCAA basketball: Magnificent Morant

HARTFORD, Conn. — The game was in hand for Murray State and sensational point guard Ja Morant, who dominated Marquette in every way. With a chan...

March 21st, 2019 |  


Roundup: District 8 All-Star basketball games next week

Roundup: District 8 All-Star basketball games next week

ELIDA — The District 8 Coaches Association will be sponsoring next week’s All-Star games at the Elida Field House. District 8, the largest...

March 21st, 2019 updated: March 22nd, 2019. |  


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LIFESTYLE


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Births
Church Basement Ladies returns to Niswonger

Church Basement Ladies returns to Niswonger

VAN WERT — The Church Basement Ladies will return to the Niswonger Performing Arts Center this weekend for the first time in three years.The mus...

March 21st, 2019 |  


Candy Crush vs. Mortal Kombat for Video Game Hall of Fame

Candy Crush vs. Mortal Kombat for Video Game Hall of Fame

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — The World Video Game Hall of Fame fielded thousands of nominations for the Class of 2019 from more than 100 countries, hall of...

March 21st, 2019 |  


Quinn on Nutrition: Canola oil gets undeserved bad rap

Quinn on Nutrition: Canola oil gets undeserved bad rap

In response to a recent column in which I suggested canola oil as one good choice for popping corn “since it is low in saturated fat and has a h...

March 20th, 2019 |  


Births

Births

Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical CenterMarch 18 — Nina Green-Paxton and Austin Green-Paxton, Lima, boy.March 19 — Taylor Hennon and R...

March 20th, 2019 |  


The persistent Bessie Crayton

The persistent Bessie Crayton

LIMA — “If the men of Allen and adjacent counties have been thinking that the women do not want to vote,” the Lima Daily News declar...

March 19th, 2019 |  


Google launches game-streaming platform

Google launches game-streaming platform

NEW YORK — Google on Tuesday unveiled a video-game streaming platform called Stadia, positioning itself to take on the traditional video-game bu...

March 19th, 2019 |  


OPINION


Ron Lora: Complexities of conscience during World War I

Ron Lora: Complexities of conscience during World War I

“Voices of Conscience: Peace Witness in the Great War,” an exhibit on display in Bluffton University’s Musselman Library, runs throu...

March 22nd, 2019 |  


Editorial: Drug pricing is a deadly national scandal

“Your money or your life!” was a laugh line in a radio skit by the comedian Jack Benny, who pretended to be a skinflint. To the robberR...

March 21st, 2019 |  


Don Stratton: Good luck with picture of Trump

Don Stratton: Good luck with picture of Trump

I read that as part of President Trump’s recent fund-raiser in El Paso, Texas, for a mere $15,000 you could have a photo opportunity with him. I...

March 21st, 2019 |  


Letter: What makes a great coach?

Letter: What makes a great coach?

Recently I made my daily trek down Collett Street on my way home from work and I was reminded of a letter I have been putting off for years. It concer...

March 21st, 2019 |  


Lori Borgman: Why dance when you can floss?

Lori Borgman: Why dance when you can floss?

The irony is not lost on me that the child teaching me how to do the dance craze known as the floss is missing four teeth.Two on top. Two on bottom. G...

March 21st, 2019 |  


New York Daily News: What college athletic programs are doing right, and wrong

New York Daily News: What college athletic programs are doing right, and wrong

With the NCAA basketball tourney kicking off this week, flooding colleges with cash, eyes turn to the perennial question of how well big-time programs...

March 20th, 2019 |  


BUSINESS


Papa John’s scores Shaq to help revive its image

Papa John’s scores Shaq to help revive its image

NEW YORK (AP) — Papa John’s has a new pitchman: Shaquille O’Neal. The chain says the basketball Hall of Famer will appear in TV comm...

March 22nd, 2019 |  


Treasury grants more relief on IRS withholding penalties

Treasury grants more relief on IRS withholding penalties

WASHINGTON — The Treasury Department announced Friday that it is expanding again the relief it grants taxpayers who had too little in income tax...

March 22nd, 2019 |  


SUVs dominate list of vehicles lasting 200K miles

SUVs dominate list of vehicles lasting 200K miles

SUVs justify their workhorse reputation in a survey of longest lasting vehicles by car-buying website iSeeCars.com.The vehicles most likely to reach 2...

March 22nd, 2019 |  


Facebook to overhaul ad targeting to prevent discrimination

Facebook to overhaul ad targeting to prevent discrimination

SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook will overhaul its ad-targeting systems to prevent discrimination in housing, credit and employment ads as part of a leg...

March 19th, 2019 |  


Fed not expecting to hike rates anytime soon

Fed not expecting to hike rates anytime soon

WASHINGTON — Patience. A focus on incoming economic data. And no interest rate hikes likely soon. The message the Federal Reserve is poised to s...

March 19th, 2019 |  


Students learn about Putnam County job opportunities

Students learn about Putnam County job opportunities

LEIPSIC — More than 500 high school students from Putnam County learned about available jobs and potential career opportunities in the region Tu...

March 19th, 2019 |  


STATE NEWS


DeWine: Ohio ‘kicked around’ on trade

DeWine: Ohio ‘kicked around’ on trade

COLUMBUS — When asked about Ohio farmers losing three-fourths of their soybean sales to China amid a trade war, Gov. Mike DeWine said Ohioans ha...

March 21st, 2019 |  


Trump calls GM’s CEO in push to reopen Ohio auto plant

Trump calls GM’s CEO in push to reopen Ohio auto plant

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump stepped up his pressure on General Motors to reopen an Ohio manufacturing plant that recently closed and put...

March 18th, 2019 |  


Cincinnati-area teens combat suicide, mental health issues

Cincinnati-area teens combat suicide, mental health issues

SHARONVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Jennifer Wright-Berryman looked over a room packed with Southwest Ohio teenagers sharing stories about the tough busine...

March 17th, 2019 |  


Woman charged in massacre probe wants charges dismissed

Woman charged in massacre probe wants charges dismissed

PIKETON, Ohio (AP) — Attorneys for a woman facing charges in connection with an Ohio family massacre have filed a motion to have obstruction of ...

March 17th, 2019 |  


After years of writing, woman publishes 1st novel at 95

After years of writing, woman publishes 1st novel at 95

COLUMBUS (AP) — Delana Jensen Close was recently honored for a book that she finished last year at age 95.In 1955, Delana Jensen Close began to ...

March 16th, 2019 |  


Thousands of Outlaws at Dayton funeral

Thousands of Outlaws at Dayton funeral

DAYTON — Illinois, Texas, New York, North Carolina, Wisconsin and Connecticut were among the dozens of states represented at the funeral of the ...

March 16th, 2019 |