NEWS


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Fish fry scheduled at Allen East Community Center

Fish fry scheduled at Allen East Community Center

HARROD — There will be an all-you-can-eat fish fry from 4 to 7 p.m. Jan. 26 at the Allen East Community Center, 9520 Harrod Road, Harrod.Meals a...

January 17th, 2019 |  


Hospital ‘failed tremendously’

Hospital ‘failed tremendously’

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The 44-year-old excavator was taken to the emergency room with shortness of breath. Breathing trouble also sent a 64-year-...

January 17th, 2019 |  


Two men answer sex charges in Van Wert courtroom

Two men answer sex charges in Van Wert courtroom

VAN WERT — Two men appeared in Van Wert County Common Pleas Court recently to answer to sex-related charges in unrelated cases.Michael Closson, ...

January 17th, 2019 |  


Lima man charged with gross sexual imposition waives speedy trial rights

Lima man charged with gross sexual imposition waives speedy trial rights

LIMA — A Lima man charged with two counts of gross sexual imposition waived his right to a speed trial Thursday morning in Allen County Common P...

January 17th, 2019 |  


Kiwanis dress giveaway rescheduled

Kiwanis dress giveaway rescheduled

LIMA — The Kiwanis Club Diva’s Den program to distribute free dresses and gowns to area high school students scheduled for Saturday, Jan. ...

January 17th, 2019 |  


Wednesday crash closed U.S. 30 in Van Wert County for hours

Wednesday crash closed U.S. 30 in Van Wert County for hours

VAN WERT — Van Wert County Sheriff Thomas M. Riggenbach on Thursday released information surrounding a multiple-vehicle traffic accident that to...

January 17th, 2019 |  


SPORTS


Ohio high school boys, girls basketball scored for Thursday, Jan. 17

Ohio high school boys, girls basketball scored for Thursday, Jan. 17

BoysAntwerp 59, Defiance Ayersville 32Bellville Clear Fork 62, Shelby 58Collins Western Reserve 76, New London 57Cols. Horizon Science 68, Gahanna Col...

January 17th, 2019 |  


Australian Open: Venus Williams next for top-seeded Halep

Australian Open: Venus Williams next for top-seeded Halep

MELBOURNE, Australia — Push Simona Halep to the brink, and she summons her best.The Australian Open’s top-seeded woman got all she could h...

January 17th, 2019 |  


Reds broadcaster Marty Brennaman will retire after 2019

Reds broadcaster Marty Brennaman will retire after 2019

CINCINNATI (AP) — Like his longtime broadcasting cohort used to say, Marty Brennaman is rounding third and heading for home.The Reds play-by-pla...

January 16th, 2019 |  


Lima native White calls an audible

Lima native White calls an audible

Twenty minutes before the kickoff of the Character Champions For Life event at Lima Senior High School on Wednesday night, William White was surprised...

January 16th, 2019 updated: January 17th, 2019. |  


Team chemistry, defense keys to Perry’s success

Team chemistry, defense keys to Perry’s success

PERRY TOWNSHIP – After winning three consecutive Northwest Central Conference crowns, Perry took a step back last year and finished tied for sec...

January 16th, 2019 |  


Roundup: LCC knocks off Versailles in boys basketball

Roundup: LCC knocks off Versailles in boys basketball

VERSAILLES — Lima Central Catholic recovered from a 32-26 halttime deficit by outscoring Versailles 26-10 in the third quarter and 17-14 in the ...

January 16th, 2019 updated: January 16th, 2019. |  


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LIFESTYLE


Quinn on Nutrition: Don’t overlook hazelnuts

Quinn on Nutrition: Don’t overlook hazelnuts

Nutrition professionals have been singing their praises for years. Nuts (the type you eat) are rich in healthful fats and protein. In fact, a typical ...

January 16th, 2019 |  


Lima Memorial Health Focus: Team approach to fighting cancer

Lima Memorial Health Focus: Team approach to fighting cancer

Almost half of all men and a third of all women in the United States will receive a cancer diagnosis at some point during their lives. And, unfortunat...

January 16th, 2019 |  


Colorism reveals many shades of prejudice in Hollywood

Colorism reveals many shades of prejudice in Hollywood

The breakthrough representation of minorities in Hollywood blockbusters has ignited a frequently overlooked discussion about whether prejudice isnR...

January 16th, 2019 |  


Births

Births

Lima Memorial Health SystemJan. 16 — Megan and James Fay, Lima, girl.Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical CenterJan. 11 — Mara and Jacob ...

January 16th, 2019 |  


The printing Parmenters

The printing Parmenters

LIMA — According to contemporary accounts the whole thing began with the dispatch of a fire engine from the central fire station on High Street,...

January 15th, 2019 |  


Exhibit peers into private spaces

Exhibit peers into private spaces

LIMA — The Ohio State University at Lima’s newest exhibit in the Farmer Family Gallery will allow guests to peer into private spaces.Photo...

January 15th, 2019 updated: January 17th, 2019. |  


OPINION


Letter: Putnam in good shape? Get real

It’s about time Putnam County Commissioners woke up and made a sound money saving decision. The removal of Jack Betscher is a start.What’s...

January 16th, 2019 |  


Editorial: History shows that walls work

Editorial: History shows that walls work

Despite derisive comments by opponents concerning President Donald Trump’s proposed border wall _ calling it a fourth-century solution _ such st...

January 16th, 2019 |  


Editorial: Warren stumbled in starting gate and may not recover

What if you entered a presidential race and no one really cared?That was the ho-hum reaction to Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s New Year&#...

January 16th, 2019 |  


Editorial: Householder makes power grab in Ohio House

New Speaker Larry Householder had the first laugh, but we hope he doesn’t also get the last laugh over his Democrat-driven selection last week t...

January 16th, 2019 |  


Don Stratton: No gear shift lever? Say it isn’t so

Don Stratton: No gear shift lever? Say it isn’t so

My life-long love affair with automobiles has caused me a lot of pleasure over the years. I have owned a lot of cars, and all but one of them — ...

January 16th, 2019 |  


Letter: Shutdown felt by all Americans

Democrat, Republican, Independent etc … When it comes down to it, we are all Americans. We all want to have security, a chance for a future for ...

January 16th, 2019 |  


BUSINESS


Big bank rally helps US stocks finish higher; Goldman soars

Big bank rally helps US stocks finish higher; Goldman soars

NEW YORK (AP) — Banks surged Wednesday following strong results from a slew of financial companies, and U.S. stock indexes finished broadly high...

January 16th, 2019 |  


VW, Ford team up on pickups, explore deal on electrics

VW, Ford team up on pickups, explore deal on electrics

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Volkswagen and Ford are forming a global alliance to develop commercial vans and medium-sized pickups together while e...

January 15th, 2019 |  


No-shows for auto shows? Detroit and others aim to retool

No-shows for auto shows? Detroit and others aim to retool

DETROIT (AP) — At first glance, this year’s edition of the North American International Auto Show might look like any other from the past:...

January 15th, 2019 |  


US indexes hit one-month highs as Netflix leads tech rally

US indexes hit one-month highs as Netflix leads tech rally

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks rallied to their highest level in more than a month Tuesday after China’s government moved to inject more life...

January 15th, 2019 |  


Bar opens in old Mark Pi’s China Gate

Bar opens in old Mark Pi’s China Gate

LIMA — Mulligans Bar has moved to the old Mark Pi’s China Gate building on North Street.The bar closed its old location on West High Stree...

January 14th, 2019 |  


Another sign of weakness in China weighs on US stocks

Another sign of weakness in China weighs on US stocks

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks took small losses Monday after China reported a drop in exports in December, but the market didn’t come close to ma...

January 14th, 2019 |  


STATE NEWS


First medical marijuana sold in Ohio as dispensaries open

First medical marijuana sold in Ohio as dispensaries open

CLEVELAND (AP) — One of the first, if not the first, person to purchase medical marijuana in Ohio on Wednesday morning thinks the much-anticipat...

January 16th, 2019 |  


Hospital: Doc gave near-death patients excessive pain meds

Hospital: Doc gave near-death patients excessive pain meds

COLUMBUS (AP) — An intensive care doctor ordered “significantly excessive and potentially fatal” doses of pain medicine for at least...

January 15th, 2019 |  


New governor to be sworn in at home, then at Statehouse

New governor to be sworn in at home, then at Statehouse

COLUMBUS (AP) — Republican Mike DeWine is set to be sworn in as Ohio’s 70th governor in a midnight ceremony at his Cedarville home.The for...

January 13th, 2019 |  


Man achieves goal to have father buried with military honors

Man achieves goal to have father buried with military honors

RITTMAN, Ohio (AP) — Having waited 64 years for the reunion, Rex Beach struggled to leave his father’s casket when the time came.“It...

January 13th, 2019 |  


Toledo area housing market strong in 2018

Toledo area housing market strong in 2018

TOLEDO — It may have been a rocky year for the stock market and parts of the economy, but in the Toledo housing market 2018 was surely the best ...

January 12th, 2019 |  


Medical marijuana hits the market this week

Medical marijuana hits the market this week

AKRON — Decoding that funky smell isn’t something the state requires of medical marijuana testing labs.“But the whole goal is to giv...

January 12th, 2019 |