NEWS


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Retailers, airlines lift US stocks higher, extending gains

Retailers, airlines lift US stocks higher, extending gains

NEW YORK (AP) — Retailers and airlines helped lift U.S. stocks broadly higher Monday, extending the market’s gains from last week.Consumer...

August 20th, 2018 |  


Cheaper gas prices expected for Labor Day

Cheaper gas prices expected for Labor Day

KENTON — National gas prices are currently at their lowest since May and prices are expected to be even even lower on Labor Day, according to Pa...

August 20th, 2018 |  


A Lotta Love Pet Rescue at Tractor Supply on Saturday

A Lotta Love Pet Rescue at Tractor Supply on Saturday

LIMA — A Lotta Love Pet Rescue will be at Tractor Supply from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Tractor Supply Eastgate, 2785 Harding Highway, Lima....

August 20th, 2018 |  


Gomer man facing federal child pornography charges

Gomer man facing federal child pornography charges

TOLEDO — A Gomer man is facing federal child pornography charges, the result of an ongoing investigation conducted by the Cleveland office of th...

August 20th, 2018 |  


Births

Births

Lima Memorial Health SystemAug. 17 — Kayla Watt and Zackary Bess, Lima, girl.Aug. 18 — Alysha and Douglas Suvanto, Wapakoneta, girl; Saman...

August 20th, 2018 |  


POLICE CALLS

POLICE CALLS

LIMA POLICE1500 block of North Cole Street, Lima — A traffic accident resulting in property damage was investigated Sunday.500 block of North We...

August 20th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


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Lima area girls cross country team capsules
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Decision nearing?
Ottoville blanks Van Wert

Ottoville blanks Van Wert

High SchoolBoys SoccerOttoville 4, Van Wert 0VAN WERT — Ottoville’s Nolan German scored two goals and Joe Miller and Dalton Davis each add...

August 20th, 2018 |  


Kluber, Indians top Porcello, Red Sox 5-4

Kluber, Indians top Porcello, Red Sox 5-4

BOSTON (AP) — Greg Allen hit a tiebreaking homer right after Boston pitcher Rick Porcello was struck in the midsection by a line drive, and Core...

August 20th, 2018 |  


PBA bowlers return ‘home’ to Coldwater

PBA bowlers return ‘home’ to Coldwater

As I thought about the Xtra Frame Kenn-Feld Classic my mind drifted back to a scenario from my Cooperstown trip. I had driven through the small town h...

August 20th, 2018 |  


Lima area girls high school soccer capsules

Lima area girls high school soccer capsules

Information provided by coaches and online sources.Western Buckeye LeagueBathDivision IICoach: Brooke Herr2017 record: 11-5-22017 WBL finish: 4-3-2 (t...

August 19th, 2018 |  


Lima area boys cross country team capsules

Lima area boys cross country team capsules

Information provided by coaches, online sourcesWestern Buckeye LeagueBathDivision IICoach: Dan Grime2017 WBL finish: Ninth2017 postseason: Ninth at Ot...

August 19th, 2018 updated: August 20th, 2018. |  


Djokovic beats Federer for first win in Cincinnati tournament

Djokovic beats Federer for first win in Cincinnati tournament

MASON (AP) — Novak Djokovic gave his racket to a fan and tossed his sweatbands into the stands. No need for mementos from this victory. The long...

August 19th, 2018 |  


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LIFESTYLE


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Births
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Ginger and Randy Hollar
Stephania and Tom Keller

Stephania and Tom Keller

BRISTOL, Virginia — Mr. and Mrs. Tom Keller are celebrating 50 years of marriage. A family cabin trip is planned to the mountains of West Virgin...

August 18th, 2018 |  


Bonnie and Orville Heidt

Bonnie and Orville Heidt

NEW KNOXVILLE — Mr. and Mrs. Orville Heidt are celebrating 50 years of marriage. A dinner for family and friends is planned, and a family vacati...

August 18th, 2018 |  


90th birthday: Christina Johns

90th birthday: Christina Johns

LIMA — Christina M. Johns is celebrating her 90th birthday.She was born Aug. 20, 1928, to Joseph and Hulda Hooker. On Feb. 8, 1947, she married ...

August 18th, 2018 |  


Real Life Mama: First day jitters

Real Life Mama: First day jitters

Dear Lord,As I send my first baby off to school, I pray that you watch over her every step of the way. As she walks through the unfamiliar halls, plea...

August 18th, 2018 |  


David Trinko: When your vacation wasn’t perfect, it probably was

David Trinko: When your vacation wasn’t perfect, it probably was

We had the perfect end-of-summer getaway planned.My wife and I took a few days off work to bring the children out to Chicago, a city I’ve loved ...

August 18th, 2018 |  


Births

Births

Lima Memorial Health SystemAug. 16 — Victoria Hernandez and Nicholas Jacobs, Leipsic, boy; Jessica Goodman and Wade Foust, Lima, girl.Mercy Heal...

August 17th, 2018 |  


OPINION


7:32 pm |    
Ramesh Ponnuru

Letter: Up to the young to bring change

The paragraph below is not in my words, however, I believe it is of interest to those individuals who have children and/or grandchildren or anyone who...

August 20th, 2018 updated: August 20th, 2018. |  


Debra-Lynn B. Hook: Accessing ‘Pooh’ to reclaim a lost childhood

Debra-Lynn B. Hook: Accessing ‘Pooh’ to reclaim a lost childhood

My daughter, recently moved away for a job across the country, asked me to locate a specific book from the shelf in her still intact childhood bedroom...

August 20th, 2018 |  


Letter: Jim Jordan has earned my vote

I have read so much negative about U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan. I think he is great.This year we have had some medical problems. We contacted most of our Ohi...

August 19th, 2018 |  


Jim Krumel: Adversity takes back seat on road to teaching

Jim Krumel: Adversity takes back seat on road to teaching

Tajudeen Oladele Ashafa is his name.It’s a mouthful. That’s why his friends simply call the him Dele.The Elida resident is one of those pe...

August 19th, 2018 |  


Kathleen Parker: A president should be able to muzzle his schoolyard impulses

Kathleen Parker: A president should be able to muzzle his schoolyard impulses

WASHINGTON — No sooner had I ordered the 2011 book “Less Than Human” for a late-summer read than President Trump called Omarosa Mani...

August 19th, 2018 |  


BUSINESS


Land transfers, Aug. 9-15

Land transfers, Aug. 9-15

The trend of the real estate market in Allen County is shown by the following report, for the week running Aug. 9-15. Figures reflect the selling pric...

August 18th, 2018 |  


Cheryl Parson: Growing threat of elder abuse

Cheryl Parson: Growing threat of elder abuse

Elder abuse is not a fun topic. It is all too often misunderstood, not easily recognized and almost never reported.How bad a problem is it? An article...

August 18th, 2018 |  


Legal-Ease: New tools to help initiate home ownership

Legal-Ease: New tools to help initiate home ownership

Decades ago, buying a home was a pretty consistent experience for most people. A homebuyer would save 20 percent of the value/purchase price of the ho...

August 18th, 2018 |  


Delphos native honored at Ohio’s top TV reporter for 2017

Delphos native honored at Ohio’s top TV reporter for 2017

CINCINNATI — The Ohio Society of Professional Journalists has awarded Delphos native Duane Pohlman one of its top achievements: Best Television ...

August 17th, 2018 |  


Ernst Concrete: 70 years

Ernst Concrete: 70 years

LIMA — Great customer service and quality products are the two main reasons why Ernst Concrete has maintained its success over the last 70 years...

August 17th, 2018 |  


Tobacco, housing and transportation issues still trouble Allen County

Tobacco, housing and transportation issues still trouble Allen County

LIMA — Mental and physical health, housing and public transportation were the main Community Health Improvement Plan priorities discussed during...

August 16th, 2018 |  


STATE NEWS


National Veterans Memorial and Museum to open in October

National Veterans Memorial and Museum to open in October

COLUMBUS (AP) — The National Veterans Memorial and Museum in Columbus is set to open this fall, with retired U.S. Army Gen. Colin Powell to give...

August 19th, 2018 |  


Police: Man beaten outside house he was visiting dies

Police: Man beaten outside house he was visiting dies

CLEVELAND (AP) — Police say a man has been beaten outside a house in Cleveland and has died.Cleveland police say the 33-year-old man was beaten ...

August 19th, 2018 |  


Woman struck by car and killed while riding scooter

Woman struck by car and killed while riding scooter

CLEVELAND (AP) — Police say a woman riding an electric scooter in downtown Cleveland has been hit by a car and has died.Cleveland police spokesw...

August 19th, 2018 |  


State to hold lotteries for special archery deer hunts

State to hold lotteries for special archery deer hunts

COLUMBUS (AP) — Ohio’s Department of Natural Resources will offer special archery deer hunts at nine locations in the state, with local lo...

August 19th, 2018 |  


Patrol: Man accused of running over, killing man arrested

Patrol: Man accused of running over, killing man arrested

CLEVELAND (AP) — The State Highway Patrol says a man suspected of running over and killing a man he had been arguing with at an interstate rest ...

August 19th, 2018 |  


Urban farm, market provide career training, healthy food

Urban farm, market provide career training, healthy food

YOUNGSTOWN — In the corner of a parking lot on the North Side, 35 cinder-block planters overflowing with produce occupy the spaces, a leafy gree...

August 18th, 2018 |