NEWS


8:03 pm |      
Perry Local Schools board to meet
Niswonger to host ‘We Will Rock You’ show

Niswonger to host ‘We Will Rock You’ show

VAN WERT — “We Will Rock You” will be at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 24, at the Niswonger Performing Arts Center, 10700 state Route 118 S...

October 13th, 2019 |  


Comedian Tim Hawkins to perform at Niswonger

Comedian Tim Hawkins to perform at Niswonger

VAN WERT — Comedian Tim Hawkins will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, at the Niswonger Performing Arts Center, 10700 state Route 118 S, Va...

October 13th, 2019 |  


Niswonger to host Christmas with the Swingles

Niswonger to host Christmas with the Swingles

VAN WERT — Christmas with the Swingles will be at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 1, at the Niswonger Performing Arts Center, 10700 state Route 118 S, Van W...

October 13th, 2019 |  


The Midtown Men presenting ‘Holiday Hits’ at Niswonger

The Midtown Men presenting ‘Holiday Hits’ at Niswonger

VAN WERT — The Midtown Men will present “Holiday Hits” at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 15, at the Niswonger Performing Arts Center, 10700 ...

October 13th, 2019 |  


“Twas the Night Before Christmas” at Niswonger

“Twas the Night Before Christmas” at Niswonger

VAN WERT — “Twas the Night Before Christmas” will be at 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, at the Niswonger Performing Arts Center, 1...

October 13th, 2019 |  


David Phelps to perform at Niswonger

David Phelps to perform at Niswonger

VAN WERT — David Phelps will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 20, at the Niswonger Performing Arts Center, 10700 state Route 118 S, Van Wert.Ti...

October 13th, 2019 |  


SPORTS


Jackson runs, passes Ravens past winless Bengals 23-17

Jackson runs, passes Ravens past winless Bengals 23-17

BALTIMORE (AP) — Lamar Jackson presented the Cincinnati Bengals with a can’t-win dilemma: Try to prevent the versatile quarterback from ru...

October 13th, 2019 |  


Cross country: Shawnee girls notch WBL team championship

Cross country: Shawnee girls notch WBL team championship

DEFIANCE — At Saturday’s Western Buckeye League Championships at Defiance High School, it looked like the weather could be a factor.The te...

October 12th, 2019 |  


Cross country: Columbus Grove boys, girls claim NWC team titles

Cross country: Columbus Grove boys, girls claim NWC team titles

VAN WERT — Columbus Grove claimed boys and girls cross country team titles at Saturday’s Northwest Conference Championship.The Grove boys ...

October 12th, 2019 |  


High school football: LCC rolls to sixth victory of season

High school football: LCC rolls to sixth victory of season

LIMA – The running clock took over in the first quarter.And that’s all you need to know about how Lima Central Catholic got up early and h...

October 12th, 2019 |  


Roundup: Bath’s Bolons finish third at tennis district

Roundup: Bath’s Bolons finish third at tennis district

PORT CLINTON — Bath’s Ruby and Esther Bolon finished third in doubles at Saturday’s Division II girls tennis district.The Bolons def...

October 12th, 2019 updated: October 12th, 2019. |  


Girls golf: LCC repeats as state champ

Girls golf: LCC repeats as state champ

COLUMBUS — Confidence and composure helped carry the Lima Central Catholic girls’ golf team to its second straight Division II state title...

October 12th, 2019 |  


MULTIMEDIA - PHOTO STORE



LIFESTYLE


Real Life Mama: Building self confidence

Real Life Mama: Building self confidence

All things considered, I feel like I am a pretty good teacher to my kids. I mean, they both had my guidance to learn how to walk, be a good friend, ta...

October 12th, 2019 |  


“The Joker” – R

“The Joker” – R

The Story“Is it just me or is it getting crazier out there?” Arthur Fleck, aka “The Joker” (Joaquin Phoenix), asks his social ...

October 12th, 2019 |  


Kay and Harold Boley

Kay and Harold Boley

ELIDA — Mr. and Mrs. Harold Boley are celebrating 65 years of marriage. A surprise celebration was held this summer with extended family and fri...

October 12th, 2019 |  


David Trinko: Pizza ATM, touchscreen orders and happiness

David Trinko: Pizza ATM, touchscreen orders and happiness

Many Americans seem to share my attitude: If you want something done right, do it yourself.Most of us pump our own gas. We mow our own lawns. We sweep...

October 12th, 2019 |  


NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn’t happen this week

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn’t happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these is legit, even though they were shared wide...

October 12th, 2019 |  


Get This: DWI suspect offered deputy $10K bribe to let him go

Get This: DWI suspect offered deputy $10K bribe to let him go

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico man is facing charges after authorities say he attempted to bribe a sheriff’s deputy during a suspected...

October 12th, 2019 |  


OPINION


Is Ohio still a major battleground state?

COLUMBUS, Ohio — By picking Ohio to host the upcoming Oct. 15 Democratic presidential debate, national Democrats are sending a message they stil...

October 12th, 2019 |  


Cal Thomas: Trump channels George McGovern

Cal Thomas: Trump channels George McGovern

The year was 1972 and Americans wanted out of the Vietnam War; the right because it was not being won and the left because of the increasing body coun...

October 12th, 2019 |  


Letter: Gun enthusiasts need to get real

I can understand why former President Obama said “they cling to their guns” as a kind of security blanket because these gun advocates cann...

October 12th, 2019 |  


GRAPEVINE: DeGeneres, George W friends? Oh, my!

GRAPEVINE: DeGeneres, George W friends? Oh, my!

A slice of social media lost its collective mind after a photo of Ellen DeGeneres at last Sunday’s NFL game between the Packers and the Cowboys ...

October 12th, 2019 |  


Editorial: Memo to NBA: Don’t quit on freedom

Poor Daryl Morey. Just three days ago, the Houston Rockets general manager was best known for having one of the NBA’s winningest career records ...

October 12th, 2019 |  


David Trinko: Pizza ATM, touchscreen orders and happiness

David Trinko: Pizza ATM, touchscreen orders and happiness

Many Americans seem to share my attitude: If you want something done right, do it yourself.Most of us pump our own gas. We mow our own lawns. We sweep...

October 12th, 2019 |  


BUSINESS


Home loan rates

Home loan rates

Rates for 30-year and 15-year, fixed-rate mortgages with zero points as of noon, Friday, Oct. 1, 2019:30 YR / 15 YR RATE %First Federal3.75/3.125%Firs...

October 12th, 2019 |  


Legal-Ease: Three pillars of nursing home planning

Legal-Ease: Three pillars of nursing home planning

The uncertainty associated with long-term health care (LTC) needs often couples with horror stories of people losing life savings due to needing LTC, ...

October 12th, 2019 |  


Lehman elected vice chair of GLR board

Lehman elected vice chair of GLR board

LIMA — Ronda Lehman, president of Mercy Health’s Lima market, was recently elected vice chair for the Greater Lima Region Inc.’s boa...

October 11th, 2019 |  


GM’s latest offer to UAW ups investments to $9 billion

GM’s latest offer to UAW ups investments to $9 billion

DETROIT — General Motors Co.’s latest offer to the striking United Auto Workers included $2 billion more investment by the company than an...

October 11th, 2019 |  


Auto review: Ford updates the best-selling F-150 for 2019 with more choices and tech

Auto review: Ford updates the best-selling F-150 for 2019 with more choices and tech

For 2019, the Ford F-150 pickup from America’s truck leader has some exciting upgrades and additions.Tough, smart and capable, the F-150 has cla...

October 11th, 2019 |  


AEP constructing service center on Lima’s Cole Street

AEP constructing service center on Lima’s Cole Street

LIMA — American Electric Power is constructing a 44,800 square foot transmission service center near the Allen County Juvenile Detention Center ...

October 10th, 2019 |  


STATE NEWS


Air Force base facing dilemma of aging workforce

Air Force base facing dilemma of aging workforce

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio air base is facing the increasingly common dilemma of an aging workforce.Around half of the 30,000 people who work a...

October 12th, 2019 |  


Judges reject media lawsuit to release Oregon shooter’s school records

Judges reject media lawsuit to release Oregon shooter’s school records

A three-judge panel denied the request of the Dayton Daily News and other news organizations to force the release of the Oregon District shooter’...

October 11th, 2019 |  


Joe Biden unveils list of 19 Ohio endorsements

Joe Biden unveils list of 19 Ohio endorsements

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Former Vice President Joe Biden, a Democrat running for president, unveiled a list of 19 Ohio endorsements just days before he...

October 11th, 2019 |  


Decades after her daughter’s death, a mother gets answers

Decades after her daughter’s death, a mother gets answers

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The faded photo of Rosie Hill shows a smiling teenager with her hands on her hips and a pink hat on her head, standing on ...

October 11th, 2019 |  


Judge begrudgingly declares Cleveland man wrongfully imprisoned for 1994 murder

Judge begrudgingly declares Cleveland man wrongfully imprisoned for 1994 murder

CLEVELAND, Ohio — A Cleveland man whose 1995 murder conviction was overturned after a court found that prosecutors withheld evidence during his ...

October 11th, 2019 |  


Ohio House restores tax cuts to lobbyists, lawyers; ends ‘tampon tax’

Ohio House restores tax cuts to lobbyists, lawyers; ends ‘tampon tax’

COLUMBUS — Ohio lobbyists and lawyers apparently aren’t going to lose their state income tax cuts after all.House members voted 90-0 Thurs...

October 10th, 2019 |