NEWS


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Births

Births

Lima Memorial Health SystemFeb. 26 — Corissa and Kevin Fair, Lima, boy; Kaitlyne Landrus and Alex Miner, Uniopolis, girl. .neFileBlock { margin...

February 28th, 2021 |  


Foster recognized for social justice, academic career

Foster recognized for social justice, academic career

LIMA — Zoey Foster’s passion for social justice developed early. The Lima Central Catholic senior, who has maintained a 4.4 grade-point av...

February 28th, 2021 |  


Ohio’s roads are rated a ‘D.’ But who will pay to fix them?

Ohio’s roads are rated a ‘D.’ But who will pay to fix them?

Ohio’s 2019 motor fuel tax increase was supposed to boost local and state road and bridge projects, but the COVID-19 pandemic cut travel and, as...

February 28th, 2021 |  


Fighting COVID-19 misinformation from lawmakers

Fighting COVID-19 misinformation from lawmakers

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Many Republican lawmakers have criticized governors’ emergency restrictions since the start of the coronavirus outbr...

February 28th, 2021 |  


Fraud overwhelms pandemic-related unemployment programs

Fraud overwhelms pandemic-related unemployment programs

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — With the floodgates set to open on another round of unemployment aid, states are being hammered with a new wave of fraud a...

February 28th, 2021 |  


Jim Krumel: Meteorologist: February was cruel, a nasty spring is aheadMarch may be worse

Jim Krumel: Meteorologist: February was cruel, a nasty spring is aheadMarch may be worse

Goodbye. Adios. Sayõnara. Toodle-oo.However you want to say it, we are happy the month of February is over.Toasting to that are those carriers wh...

February 28th, 2021 |  


SPORTS


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Girls basketball: Columbus Grove stops Kalida

Girls basketball: Columbus Grove stops Kalida

VAN WERT — Last year, Kalida sent Columbus Grove packing in the Division IV district final in an overtime thriller. This year the Bulldogs made ...

February 27th, 2021 |  


Ohio boys, girls high school basketball scores for Saturday, Feb. 27

Ohio boys, girls high school basketball scores for Saturday, Feb. 27

BoysAthens 76, Wellston 64Canal Winchester Harvest Prep 73, Utica 55N. Olmsted 76, Elyria Open Door 47OHSAA PlayoffsDivision IRegion 1Amherst Steele 6...

February 27th, 2021 |  


Roundup: Bath defeats LCC for sectional title in boys basketball

Roundup: Bath defeats LCC for sectional title in boys basketball

LIMA — Bath wouldn’t go down three times in a row to Lima Central Catholic.Bath knocked off LCC 57-52 to win the Division III boys section...

February 27th, 2021 updated: February 27th, 2021. |  


Allen East wins wrestling sectional title

Allen East wins wrestling sectional title

LIMA — Ten for 10.That’s what Allen East was at this weekend’s Division III sectional wrestling tournament at Lima Central Catholic....

February 27th, 2021 updated: February 27th, 2021. |  


Girls basketball: Ottawa-Glandorf fends off Fairview

Girls basketball: Ottawa-Glandorf fends off Fairview

Titan tough.Ottawa-Glandorf is returning to the Division III regionals and the Titans needed to fend off Fairview for the second straight season to ca...

February 27th, 2021 |  


Boys basketball: Lima Senior advances to districts

Boys basketball: Lima Senior advances to districts

Lima Senior is back to its winning ways.After dropping their final two games of the regular season, the Spartans produced a convincing 80-55 victory o...

February 27th, 2021 |  


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LIFESTYLE


David Trinko: The pandemic and the paper

David Trinko: The pandemic and the paper

A few months before the coronavirus pandemic hit, we moved our newsroom into a different part of our building on Elida Road in Lima that was a little ...

February 27th, 2021 |  


Ta-Nehisi Coates to write new ‘Superman’ film

Ta-Nehisi Coates to write new ‘Superman’ film

NEW YORK (AP) — Ta-Nehisi Coates, the acclaimed essayist and novelist who expanded the world of Wakanda for Marvel comics, will write the script...

February 26th, 2021 |  


Weekend for fine art

Weekend for fine art

REGION — It’s a weekend for fine art:• Encore Theatre will present “The Diaries of Adam and Eve,” by Mark Twain and adap...

February 25th, 2021 |  


Lady Gaga’s dog walker shot, French bulldogs stolen in LA

Lady Gaga’s dog walker shot, French bulldogs stolen in LA

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lady Gaga’s dog walker was shot and two of the singer’s French bulldogs were stolen in Hollywood during an armed ...

February 25th, 2021 |  


Quinn on Nutrition: Good for your heart

Quinn on Nutrition: Good for your heart

It’s only about the size of your fist. Yet every day your heart pumps the amount of blood that could fill a 2,000 gallon tank. Its job? To keep ...

February 24th, 2021 |  


The O’Neal family

The O’Neal family

LIMA — Robert Nelson was born in 1841 in the slave state of Virginia and was one of the approximately 180,000 Black men who served in the Union ...

February 23rd, 2021 |  


OPINION


Letter: Nothing funny about fake order

Letter: Nothing funny about fake order

I recently witnessed a most despicable act. I had gone to a local Wapak fast-food restaurant to pick up food for lunch. Everybody knows that at noon o...

February 27th, 2021 |  


Michael Reagan: So far, Biden all gloom, no sunshine

Michael Reagan: So far, Biden all gloom, no sunshine

Say what you will about the personal and political failings of Donald Trump, at least he was an optimist.Along with being a cheerleader for America, h...

February 27th, 2021 |  


David Trinko: The pandemic and the paper

David Trinko: The pandemic and the paper

A few months before the coronavirus pandemic hit, we moved our newsroom into a different part of our building on Elida Road in Lima that was a little ...

February 27th, 2021 |  


Cheryl Parson: Vaccine scams prey on anxiety

Cheryl Parson: Vaccine scams prey on anxiety

Last year, a week after our November elections, came the welcome news that Pfizer-BioNTech had developed a COVID-19 vaccine that was incredibly effect...

February 27th, 2021 |  


Legal-Ease: Spring flooding responsibilities and rights

Legal-Ease: Spring flooding responsibilities and rights

Newly thawed snow and ice coupled with spring showers can make water removal/drainage one of the most important parts of living in our region this tim...

February 27th, 2021 |  


BUSINESS


Celebrating Our Spirit: Smaller gatherings challenge grieving process for funeral homes

Celebrating Our Spirit: Smaller gatherings challenge grieving process for funeral homes

CRIDERSVILLE — Even the grieving process had to change once coronavirus reached the region.“We see definitely lower numbers as far as peop...

February 27th, 2021 |  


Celebrating Our Spirit: Pandemic left libraries scrambling for options

Celebrating Our Spirit: Pandemic left libraries scrambling for options

LIMA — If you thought the Dewey Decimal System was hard, try running a public library during a nationwide health crisis.The current coronavirus ...

February 27th, 2021 |  


Celebrating Our Spirit: Serving through the pandemic

Celebrating Our Spirit: Serving through the pandemic

LIMA — A pandemic didn’t stop the Kiwanis Club of Lima from finishing its first all-abilities playground at Camp Robin Rogers. It didnR...

February 27th, 2021 |  


Unique Coronado focuses on family pool

Unique Coronado focuses on family pool

It’s just a few steps to the pool from almost anywhere in the Coronado.You can get there from the family room, owners’ bath, and guest sui...

February 27th, 2021 |  


Celebrating Our Spirit: Entertainers, venues learn to adjust

Celebrating Our Spirit: Entertainers, venues learn to adjust

LIMA — When new Lima Symphony Orchestra musical director Andrew Crust finishes conducting a show, he doesn’t hear applause from the crowd....

February 27th, 2021 |  


Celebrating Our Spirit: Virus or no virus, municipal services must go on

Celebrating Our Spirit: Virus or no virus, municipal services must go on

LIMA — Keeping essential public services flowing to taxpayers who fund those resources has proven challenging as municipal leaders wade through ...

February 27th, 2021 |  


STATE NEWS


Online charter school renews resistance to repaying $60M in state subsidies

Online charter school renews resistance to repaying $60M in state subsidies

COLUMBUS — Three years after going dark, what was once Ohio’s largest online charter school on Tuesday will urge the Ohio Supreme Court to...

February 28th, 2021 |  


BGSU student newspaper move generates controversy

BGSU student newspaper move generates controversy

BOWLING GREEN — Bowling Green State University administrators’ plan to move the student media organizations, including the student newspap...

February 28th, 2021 |  


‘Small hole’ leads to Monroe draining 350,000 gallons from water tower

‘Small hole’ leads to Monroe draining 350,000 gallons from water tower

City workers found a “small hole” in a water tower pipe after draining 350,000 gallons of water from one of the city’s three water t...

February 28th, 2021 |  


Woman honored at company after seven decades of service

Woman honored at company after seven decades of service

VANDALIA, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio woman who started on a company’s assembly line at age 18 has been honored for 70 years of service through fi...

February 28th, 2021 |  


Governor touts investments in foster care

Governor touts investments in foster care

COLUMBUS — After nearly doubling state funding for county child-services agencies in the current budget, Gov. Mike DeWine has proposed boosting ...

February 27th, 2021 |  


Cleveland church where King, Malcolm X spoke on proposed civil rights trail

Cleveland church where King, Malcolm X spoke on proposed civil rights trail

CLEVELAND, Ohio – In the beginning, nearly a century ago, the imposing red-brick building on Cleveland’s East Side was a synagogue. Not ju...

February 27th, 2021 |