NEWS


Blood donation scheduled in Bluffton

Blood donation scheduled in Bluffton

BLUFFTON — There will be a blood donation opportunity from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 29 at Youth For Christ, 111 W. College Ave., Bluf...

October 17th, 2021 |  


Marathon a celebration of life for father of hospital patient

Marathon a celebration of life for father of hospital patient

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Jason Browning’s 10th marathon will be extra special this year.As he lines up to run in the Nationwide Children’s H...

October 16th, 2021 |  


Most dangerous intersections in Allen and Putnam counties

Most dangerous intersections in Allen and Putnam counties

LIMA — For motorists approaching the intersection of Cable and Allentown roads in Lima between the hours of 3 and 4 p.m. on a cloudless Friday i...

October 16th, 2021 |  


Dogs dress their best for Howl-O-Ween contest

Dogs dress their best for Howl-O-Ween contest

Enna Meyers, Adeline and Reid Miller sit with mom, Rachel Meyers and their standard poodle Lottie Dottie as she gets her costume straightened out whil...

October 16th, 2021 updated: October 16th, 2021. |  


Dinosaur poop, drones and butlers

Dinosaur poop, drones and butlers

ORLANDO, Florida — At more than 26 inches long and 20-plus pounds, Barnum is the world record holder for the largest recorded pieces of feces ev...

October 16th, 2021 |  


WWII re-enactors teach history lessons

WWII re-enactors teach history lessons

LIMA — World War II re-enactors took over Lauer Farms over the weekend to provide the public with a glimpse of some of the equipment and uniform...

October 16th, 2021 |  


SPORTS


Bengals rout winless Lions 34-11

Bengals rout winless Lions 34-11

DETROIT — Joe Burrow tied a career high with three touchdown passes and he helped the Cincinnati Bengals match last year’s victory total w...

October 17th, 2021 |  


Roundup: Bath doubles team finishes second at district

Roundup: Bath doubles team finishes second at district

PORT CLINTON — The Bath doubles team of Elena Oliver and Anne Oliver finished second Saturday at the Division II girls tennis district.The Olive...

October 16th, 2021 |  


Golf: LCC girls win state again

Golf: LCC girls win state again

COLUMBUS – It was an historic day for Lima Central Catholic’s girls golf team on Saturday on the last day of the state tournament, which i...

October 16th, 2021 updated: October 17th, 2021. |  


Cross country: Shawnee girls, Defiance boys win WBL titles

Cross country: Shawnee girls, Defiance boys win WBL titles

KENTON — It’s all about the pack.Longtime Shawnee cross country coach Russ Holly preaches to his athletes the importance of having a stron...

October 16th, 2021 updated: October 16th, 2021. |  


Ohio high school football scores for Friday, Oct. 15

Ohio high school football scores for Friday, Oct. 15

Akr. Coventry 28, Mogadore Field 20Akr. East 51, Akr. Ellet 0Akr. Hoban 28, Cle. Benedictine 10Albany Alexander 20, Crown City S. Gallia 0Alliance Mar...

October 16th, 2021 |  


Roundup: Marion Local defeats Coldwater on late field goal

Roundup: Marion Local defeats Coldwater on late field goal

MARIA STEIN — Kevin Partington connected on a 26-yard field goal as time expired to give Marion Local at 24-21 football victory Friday night aga...

October 16th, 2021 updated: October 16th, 2021. |  


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LIFESTYLE


How can parents teach kids to properly brush their teeth?

How can parents teach kids to properly brush their teeth?

Q: Teaching my 3-year-old how to brush her own teeth is difficult — and messy. What can I do to make this easier?A: It can take time, and, yes, ...

October 16th, 2021 |  


Here’s a simple solution: ‘Stop it!’

Here’s a simple solution: ‘Stop it!’

I often find myself telling parents that they need to stop doing something that is counterproductive and, in most cases, contributing significantly to...

October 16th, 2021 |  


David Trinko: Who needs a best friend? Just be a friend

David Trinko: Who needs a best friend? Just be a friend

My 13-year-old is struggling with a particular label right now. She can’t decide who her best friend is, or even who her primary friend group is...

October 16th, 2021 |  


Nancy R. and Glen A. Adams

Nancy R. and Glen A. Adams

GOMER — Mr. and Mrs. Glen A. Adams are celebrating 70 years of marriage.Glen and Nancy R. Adams were married October 14, 1951, at First Baptist ...

October 16th, 2021 |  


Pam and Dave Smith

Pam and Dave Smith

SPENCERVILLE — Mr. and Mrs. Dave Smith celebrated 50 years of marriage with a family dinner.Smith and the former Pam Arthur were married October...

October 16th, 2021 |  


Grounded from talking to his dad?

Grounded from talking to his dad?

I recently received an email from two co-parents who wrote to me together — a novel approach, I must say. They were looking for direction. They ...

October 16th, 2021 |  


OPINION


Letter: What I want in a mayor

Letter: What I want in a mayor

I want a mayor who knows what it is like to struggle with the problems of raising a family. I want a mayor who knows what it is like to sit at the kit...

October 16th, 2021 |  


Here’s a simple solution: ‘Stop it!’

Here’s a simple solution: ‘Stop it!’

I often find myself telling parents that they need to stop doing something that is counterproductive and, in most cases, contributing significantly to...

October 16th, 2021 |  


Commentary: A salute to local officers who gave their lives

Commentary: A salute to local officers who gave their lives

LIMA — The week of October 13-17 has been declared Police Week across the United States. Traditionally held during the month of May, police week...

October 16th, 2021 |  


I have known Elizabeth Hardesty for more than 25 years. We attended school together since elementary through becoming graduates of Lima Senior High Sc...

October 16th, 2021 |  


Michael Reagan: An escape from Joe Biden’s ‘Angry America’

Michael Reagan: An escape from Joe Biden’s ‘Angry America’

It’s not until you leave the United States that you realize how angry Americans are.Earlier this month my wife the travel agent and I took a cru...

October 16th, 2021 |  


David Trinko: Who needs a best friend? Just be a friend

David Trinko: Who needs a best friend? Just be a friend

My 13-year-old is struggling with a particular label right now. She can’t decide who her best friend is, or even who her primary friend group is...

October 16th, 2021 |  


BUSINESS


Why boats and bottom lines matter for investors

Why boats and bottom lines matter for investors

Investors will be listening to corporate financial results as the markets keep an eye on the waters off the coast of Southern California in the week a...

October 16th, 2021 |  


Liz Weston: Fortify your finances against natural disaster

Liz Weston: Fortify your finances against natural disaster

Emergency preparedness experts recommend that you have a “go bag” and a “stay bin” for disasters: kits with supplies to help y...

October 16th, 2021 |  


Avoiding a (supply chain) nightmare before Christmas

Avoiding a (supply chain) nightmare before Christmas

If everyone’s holiday gifts are stuck on a ship somewhere, then why isn’t toy store owner Don Kipper worried? Kipper and daughter Lily run...

October 16th, 2021 |  


Land transfers, Oct. 7-13

Land transfers, Oct. 7-13

The trend of the real estate market in Allen County is shown by the following report, for the week running Oct. 7-13, 2021. Figures reflect the sellin...

October 16th, 2021 |  


Legal-Ease: Rights as a property co-owner

Legal-Ease: Rights as a property co-owner

Many people own real estate with another person or people. This often occurs when a group of people purchase some property together or inherit propert...

October 16th, 2021 |  


How do you get 51 mpg in a pickup truck?

How do you get 51 mpg in a pickup truck?

For those above a certain age, the name Ford Maverick will bring up memories of the affordable 1970 compact that replaced the Falcon in Ford’s l...

October 15th, 2021 |  


STATE NEWS


Gang with past abductions blamed for kidnapping Ohio missionaries in Haiti

Gang with past abductions blamed for kidnapping Ohio missionaries in Haiti

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — A gang blamed for kidnapping five priests and two nuns earlier this year in Haiti is now accused of kidnapping 17 missio...

October 17th, 2021 |  


Marathon a celebration of life for father of hospital patient

Marathon a celebration of life for father of hospital patient

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Jason Browning’s 10th marathon will be extra special this year.As he lines up to run in the Nationwide Children’s H...

October 16th, 2021 |  


Candidates report latest campaign fundraising hauls

Candidates report latest campaign fundraising hauls

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The candidates running for one of Ohio’s U.S. Senate seats in next year’s election reported their campaign hauls on...

October 16th, 2021 |  


Alarming rise in suicide rates among Black girls

Alarming rise in suicide rates among Black girls

CLEVELAND — An alarming rise of suicide rates among young Black girls has emerged during the coronavirus pandemic, experts said during a mental ...

October 16th, 2021 updated: October 16th, 2021. |  


Cupp rebukes lawmaker over anti-vaxx bill

Cupp rebukes lawmaker over anti-vaxx bill

COLUMBUS — The Republican speaker of the Ohio House has publicly rebuked a fellow GOP lawmaker over the lawmaker’s attempts to push a hard...

October 15th, 2021 |  


Most Republicans vying for US Senate in Ohio are vaccinated

Most Republicans vying for US Senate in Ohio are vaccinated

VERSAILLES — Most of the Republican candidates for Ohio’s open U.S. Senate seat said Thursday that they have been vaccinated against COVID...

October 15th, 2021 updated: October 15th, 2021. |