NEWS


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Mercy Health earns AHA awards
CrimeStoppers

CrimeStoppers

LIMA — Area law-enforcement officials are looking for information about crimes or people listed in this graphic. The Lima/Allen-Putnam County Cr...

July 2nd, 2022 |  


Syphilis outbreak identified in Allen County

Syphilis outbreak identified in Allen County

LIMA — Allen County health officials are tracking a syphilis outbreak that has seen six pregnant women and two infants infected in the last two ...

July 2nd, 2022 |  


John Grindrod: Gluttony, a Coney Island tradition

John Grindrod: Gluttony, a Coney Island tradition

With tomorrow’s Independence Day, I got to thinking recently about all the traditions that surround summer’s grandest holiday. Of course, ...

July 2nd, 2022 |  


The Week Ahead: Employment anxiety may not match June jobs data

The Week Ahead: Employment anxiety may not match June jobs data

Two recent economic news headlines did their job on me. They raised my economic anxiety level, which already is on edge.About 10 days ago the Wall Str...

July 2nd, 2022 |  


What does ‘Heartbeat Bill’ mean for pregnant rape victims, cancer patients?

What does ‘Heartbeat Bill’ mean for pregnant rape victims, cancer patients?

A week after Ohio’s “Heartbeat Bill” banning most abortions in the state after about six weeks suddenly became law following the fal...

July 2nd, 2022 |  


AEP Ohio Neighbor to Neighbor Program is Accepting Applications

AEP Ohio Neighbor to Neighbor Program is Accepting Applications

GAHANNA— The AEP Ohio Neighbor to Neighbor Program is now accepting applications for utility assistance grants for the 2022 summer cooling seaso...

July 2nd, 2022 |  


SPORTS


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Sports Calendar
Baseball roundup: Braves rout Reds 9-1

Baseball roundup: Braves rout Reds 9-1

CINCINNATI — Max Fried won his eighth straight decision, Austin Riley put Atlanta ahead to stay in the first inning with his team-high 19th home...

July 1st, 2022 |  


Warning to boaters: You booze, you lose

Warning to boaters: You booze, you lose

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) is offering a stern warning to Ohioans taking to the water this July Fourth holiday weekend: You booze...

July 1st, 2022 |  


Big Ten deal shows money, not tradition, geography wins out

Big Ten deal shows money, not tradition, geography wins out

In many years of traveling around the United States I have been on the campuses of nine of the 12 schools in the Pac-12 conference.I’ve been to ...

July 1st, 2022 |  


Giménez homer gives Guardians 5-3 win over Twins

Giménez homer gives Guardians 5-3 win over Twins

CLEVELAND (AP) — Andrés Giménez watched his home run clear the center-field fence, kissed his bat and then flipped it while turning to...

June 30th, 2022 |  


AP source: Kevin Durant asks for trade from Brooklyn Nets

AP source: Kevin Durant asks for trade from Brooklyn Nets

Kevin Durant may be taking his quest for more titles elsewhere.Durant has requested a trade from the Brooklyn Nets, according to a person with direct ...

June 30th, 2022 |  


AP source: USC, UCLA in process of joining Big Ten

AP source: USC, UCLA in process of joining Big Ten

UCLA and Southern California are planning to leave the Pac-12 for the Big Ten Conference in a surprising move that could lead to another major realign...

June 30th, 2022 |  


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LIFESTYLE


Krispy Kreme debuts soft serve ice cream

Krispy Kreme debuts soft serve ice cream

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The iconic doughnut maker Krispy Kreme known for its “Hot Now” pastries is debuting a cool treat on the first day ...

July 2nd, 2022 |  


David Trinko: Wapakoneta family sees power of community after Amtrak tragedy

David Trinko: Wapakoneta family sees power of community after Amtrak tragedy

WAPAKONETA — The Steinke family, of Wapakoneta, headed out West for a memorable railroad trip across the great expanse.Being aboard the Amtrak t...

July 2nd, 2022 |  


Get the most out your skincare routine as you age

Get the most out your skincare routine as you age

Getting better with age can also apply to your skin — depending on what you have in your skincare routine. According to experts, these three top...

July 2nd, 2022 |  


Capri pants losing popularity

Capri pants losing popularity

Dear Answer Angel Ellen: I’ve written you twice before about our mutual dislike of capri pants and all things capri-like. I hope I’m not b...

July 2nd, 2022 |  


Ex-Etiquette: With a wedding bonus dad dilemma, sometimes truth is the simplest solution

Ex-Etiquette: With a wedding bonus dad dilemma, sometimes truth is the simplest solution

Q. My father and mother broke up when I when I was 10, and a few years later my mom married my bonus dad. He is truly a bonus to my life and has been ...

July 2nd, 2022 |  


Why you’ll keep seeing inflation in the grocery aisles

Why you’ll keep seeing inflation in the grocery aisles

Sriracha sauce may be in short supply just for a couple of months after a drought in northern Mexico stunted pepper plants.Tampons may be mostly a soc...

July 2nd, 2022 |  


OPINION


Letter: Good things, bad things with alternative energy

Letter: Good things, bad things with alternative energy

I see that Mr. Wildermuth agrees with me that production of ethanol from corn is a wasteful use of our farmlands. Good thing. It requires more energy ...

July 2nd, 2022 |  


Letter: Keep it down for everyone’s sake

Letter: Keep it down for everyone’s sake

Baby, it’s loud outside.Please consider that fireworks are terrifying to many, if not most, pets in your neighborhood.Please also consider that ...

July 2nd, 2022 |  


Letter: Worldwise crises put problems in perspective

Letter: Worldwise crises put problems in perspective

In Ukraine, countless thousands have been killed, and millions have fled their homeland due to a war started by a maniacal madman. In Afghanistan, a r...

July 2nd, 2022 |  


David Trinko: Wapakoneta family sees power of community after Amtrak tragedy

David Trinko: Wapakoneta family sees power of community after Amtrak tragedy

WAPAKONETA — The Steinke family, of Wapakoneta, headed out West for a memorable railroad trip across the great expanse.Being aboard the Amtrak t...

July 2nd, 2022 |  


Llewellyn King:

Llewellyn King:

Martin Walker, the gifted former Washington correspondent of The Guardian, used to start his speeches saying that the Fourth of July wasn’t a ti...

July 2nd, 2022 |  


Michael Reagan: After Roe, there’s no time to party

Michael Reagan: After Roe, there’s no time to party

It’s been a fabulous week for conservatives, Republicans and millions of ordinary Americans.I cheered all of the Supreme Court’s recent bl...

July 2nd, 2022 |  


BUSINESS


Companies say they’ll help employees access abortion. Are they serious about it?

Companies say they’ll help employees access abortion. Are they serious about it?

After the Supreme Court overturned Roe vs. Wade, a wide swath of corporate America came out with a message for its workforce: We will pay to help you ...

July 2nd, 2022 |  


Aspen a spacious and durable log house plan

Aspen a spacious and durable log house plan

EUGENE, ORE. – Rustic logs frame the Aspen, a spacious vacation retreat designed to maximize appreciation of the outdoors. Windows, stacked two ...

July 2nd, 2022 |  


Reghan Winkler: Reducing robocalls

Reghan Winkler: Reducing robocalls

OK, raise your hand if you think you’ve received a scam phone call or text this past week. If you raised your hand, you’re probably right....

July 2nd, 2022 |  


Land transfers, June 23-29

Land transfers, June 23-29

The trend of the real estate market in Allen County is shown by the following report, for the week running June 23 through 29. This week’s listi...

July 2nd, 2022 |  


Campos graduates from police officer academy

Campos graduates from police officer academy

PIQUA — Edison State Community College’s Peace Officer Academy honored 13 students with a graduation ceremony on June 21, 2022, following ...

June 30th, 2022 |  


Mentors needed for Lima Senior program

Mentors needed for Lima Senior program

LIMA — In August, a mentoring program will be established at Lima Senior High School. Starting with sophomores in career tech, the program hopes...

June 29th, 2022 |  


STATE NEWS


What does ‘Heartbeat Bill’ mean for pregnant rape victims, cancer patients?

What does ‘Heartbeat Bill’ mean for pregnant rape victims, cancer patients?

A week after Ohio’s “Heartbeat Bill” banning most abortions in the state after about six weeks suddenly became law following the fal...

July 2nd, 2022 |  


New bill automatically would roll over 401Ks to new jobs

New bill automatically would roll over 401Ks to new jobs

Taking aim at a problem called “retirement plan leakage,” a new bipartisan Senate bill aims to make it easier for workers to take 401K ret...

July 2nd, 2022 |  


Ohio state representative says she would consider banning birth control

Ohio state representative says she would consider banning birth control

CLEVELAND — State Rep. Jean Schmidt, a Clermont County Republican, said during a radio interview this week that she would entertain a debate abo...

July 1st, 2022 |  


New Ohio law seeks uniform regulations for carrying knives

New Ohio law seeks uniform regulations for carrying knives

COLUMBUS (AP) — A new law taking effect this fall will establish uniform rules for carrying knives across Ohio to prevent municipalities from en...

July 1st, 2022 updated: July 1st, 2022. |  


Ohio Supreme Court decides to keep abortion illegal at six weeks

Ohio Supreme Court decides to keep abortion illegal at six weeks

COLUMBUS - The Ohio Supreme Court Friday morning denied an emergency request by abortion providers to block the state’s heartbeat law, which mea...

July 1st, 2022 |  


Ohio prosecutors disagree in opposing ‘Heartbeat Bill’ after lawsuit filed

Ohio prosecutors disagree in opposing ‘Heartbeat Bill’ after lawsuit filed

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost is resisting an attempt to block enforcement of the “Heartbeat Bill,” which bans abortion after five or si...

June 30th, 2022 |