NEWS


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New owners at Dot’s Pet Center

New owners at Dot’s Pet Center

SHAWNEE TOWNSHIP — The new owners of Dot’s Pet Center on Shawnee Road hope to challenge the pet store stigma, focusing on licensed breeder...

November 20th, 2019 updated: November 20th, 2019. |  


Logan County mom pleads guilty in death of three sons

Logan County mom pleads guilty in death of three sons

BELLEFONTAINE — A Logan County woman charged with killing her three sons over a 13-month period took a plea deal Tuesday, one that removed a pos...

November 20th, 2019 updated: November 20th, 2019. |  


Fire Tuesday at Lima motel contained

Fire Tuesday at Lima motel contained

LIMA — Firefighters from American Township on Tuesday afternoon quickly extinguished a small fire inside a room at the Colonial Motel, 1940 Elid...

November 20th, 2019 updated: November 20th, 2019. |  


Republicans assail security aide who reported Trump call

Republicans assail security aide who reported Trump call

WASHINGTON (AP) — A career Army officer on assignment to President Donald Trump’s National Security Council testified Tuesday he felt it w...

November 20th, 2019 updated: November 20th, 2019. |  


Vietnam-era veteran receives roof repairs

Vietnam-era veteran receives roof repairs

CONTINENTAL — Vietnam-era U.S. Army veteran and Continental resident Larry Elkins has a lot to be thankful for this month, as his roof was repla...

November 20th, 2019 updated: November 20th, 2019. |  


Putnam County court records

Putnam County court records

Putnam County Common Pleas CourtThe following individuals were indicted Nov. 13 following a session of the Putnam County Grand Jury.James M. Phillips,...

November 20th, 2019 updated: November 20th, 2019. |  


SPORTS


Roundup: Lima Senior’s Taylor, Bowsher named first team all-TRAC in football

Roundup: Lima Senior’s Taylor, Bowsher named first team all-TRAC in football

Lima Senior’s Brandon Taylor and Adrian Bowsher have received first team Three Rivers Athletic Conference recognition at defensive lineman and o...

November 19th, 2019 updated: November 19th, 2019. |  


Blue Jackets defeat Canadiens

Blue Jackets defeat Canadiens

COLUMBUS — Pierre-Luc Dubois had two goals and an assist, rookie Emil Bemstrom added a goal and an assist, and the Columbus Blue Jackets beat th...

November 19th, 2019 |  


Finley struggles again as hapless Bengals drop to 0-10

Finley struggles again as hapless Bengals drop to 0-10

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — For a little while, at least, it seemed as if Cincinnati would finally join the rest of the NFL and win a game.Joe Mixon ...

November 18th, 2019 |  


Browns take first steps without Garrett

Browns take first steps without Garrett

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — On a shelf in his locker just below where Myles Garrett keeps his collection of miniature model dinosaurs, his orange helmet ...

November 18th, 2019 |  


Emotional moments

Emotional moments

It was not all that long ago that I was having some struggles with EBI … not that they were bad people – in fact quite the opposite by all...

November 18th, 2019 |  


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LIFESTYLE


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Births

Births

Lima Memorial Health SystemNov. 15 — Jenny and Juan Sanchez, Lima, girl.Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical CenterNov. 16 — Brianna and...

November 19th, 2019 |  


Kylie Jenner sells stake in beauty empire to CoverGirl owner

Kylie Jenner sells stake in beauty empire to CoverGirl owner

NEW YORK (AP) — Kylie Jenner is selling a stake of her beauty business to CoverGirl owner Coty, in a deal that values the reality TV star’...

November 18th, 2019 |  


Get This: Pet shop owner says suspects threw stolen guinea pig at him

Get This: Pet shop owner says suspects threw stolen guinea pig at him

DANVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky pet store owner says two women stole a pair of guinea pigs, lobbing one of the animals at him during their escap...

November 18th, 2019 |  


‘Ford v Ferrari’ speeds to No. 1; ‘Charlie’s Angels’ fizzles

‘Ford v Ferrari’ speeds to No. 1; ‘Charlie’s Angels’ fizzles

NEW YORK — “Ford v Ferrari” left its competition in the rearview, racing to a $31 million debut at the box office in a No. 1 finish ...

November 17th, 2019 |  


Births

Births

Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical CenterNov. 16 — Amelia Perkins and Jonathon Smith, Findlay, boy. .neFileBlock { margin-bottom: 20px; } .n...

November 17th, 2019 |  


David Trinko: In search of an underdog for today

David Trinko: In search of an underdog for today

I don’t know about you, but I could use a sports underdog right about now.The world is so full of anger and animosity. I’m sure you can lo...

November 17th, 2019 updated: November 17th, 2019. |  


OPINION


DUMBING DOWN OF AMERICA: It’s past the time to put our country first

DUMBING DOWN OF AMERICA: It’s past the time to put our country first

How did America get here? This fractured place where facts matter less and less, and neighbors can’t even share how they really feel.How did we ...

November 19th, 2019 |  


John Grindrod: Newspapers and magazines, then and now

John Grindrod: Newspapers and magazines, then and now

So much has changed over time, especially as a result of the advent of social media. Nowadays, people, especially the Gen Xers and millennials, just h...

November 19th, 2019 |  


Letter: A sad day in the USA

Letter: A sad day in the USA

Our country is torn apart.There is no balance, consistency, listening or sharing of ideas. Instead we have hate.There is no trust in Washington. I am ...

November 18th, 2019 |  


Letter: Good luck getting driver’s license

Letter: Good luck getting driver’s license

My Ohio driver’s license issued in Allen County on August 30, 2016, was expiring. I am an 87-year-old citizen living in a local retirement commu...

November 18th, 2019 |  


Heidi Stevens: Poem deserves to be heard beyond one night

Heidi Stevens: Poem deserves to be heard beyond one night

Chanel Miller took the at Glamour magazine’s Women of the Year awards, an annual celebration of change-makers and truth-tellers and other folks ...

November 18th, 2019 |  


John M. Crisp: Why not let the people decide?

John M. Crisp: Why not let the people decide?

The weakness of the Republicans’ defense of President Donald Trump is implied by the obvious hollowness of many of their arguments.Here’s ...

November 18th, 2019 |  


BUSINESS


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New owners at Dot’s Pet Center
UAW ratifies deal with General Dynamics

UAW ratifies deal with General Dynamics

LIMA — The United Auto Workers union and General Dynamics Land Systems have ratified a new four-year agreement covering workers at the Joint Sys...

November 19th, 2019 |  


Little change in region unemployment

Little change in region unemployment

LIMA — The nine-county region saw little change in unemployment in October, maintaining some of the lowest unemployment rates in the state.The m...

November 19th, 2019 updated: November 19th, 2019. |  


Bob Evans hires MakerFest candidates

Bob Evans hires MakerFest candidates

LIMA — Bob Evans Farms has hired 30 applicants who interviewed with the company during MakerFest’s October job fair, which drew nearly 800...

November 19th, 2019 updated: November 19th, 2019. |  


Mercy Health expands outpatient ultrasound access in Wapak

Mercy Health expands outpatient ultrasound access in Wapak

LIMA — Mercy Health is now offering outpatient ultrasound imaging at Mercy Health-Wapakoneta Imaging Services, 1015 S. Blackhoof St., Suite D, W...

November 18th, 2019 |  


Holidays arrive early: Retailers unleash pre-Black Friday frenzy

Holidays arrive early: Retailers unleash pre-Black Friday frenzy

LIMA — Expect to see more pre-Black Friday sales in 2019 as retailers try to make up for the shortened holiday season, with six fewer days betwe...

November 17th, 2019 updated: November 17th, 2019. |  


Ford workers secure $9K signing bonus, pay raises, new product with approved contract

Ford workers secure $9K signing bonus, pay raises, new product with approved contract

DETROIT — After two weeks of voting with little drama or controversy, UAW workers ratified their four-year contract with Ford by 56.3% of the vo...

November 17th, 2019 updated: November 17th, 2019. |  


STATE NEWS


West Side man shoots commercial with police after aiming laser at airplane

West Side man shoots commercial with police after aiming laser at airplane

A West Side man has helped to shoot a public service announcement with Columbus police after being convicted of aiming a laser at a commercial airplan...

November 19th, 2019 |  


Ohio amusement park auctions unwanted historical items

Ohio amusement park auctions unwanted historical items

SANDUSKY, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio amusement park that will celebrate its 150th anniversary next year auctioned a collection of historical items it h...

November 19th, 2019 |  


Family questions fatal shooting by deputy after traffic stop

Family questions fatal shooting by deputy after traffic stop

CARROLLTON, Ohio (AP) — The fiance and daughters of a man fatally shot by an Ohio sheriff’s deputy following a traffic stop said they do n...

November 19th, 2019 |  


9 charged after student dies amid alleged fraternity hazing

9 charged after student dies amid alleged fraternity hazing

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The death of an Ohio University student and a related investigation into alleged hazing by fraternity members has led to c...

November 19th, 2019 |  


High school senior wins school board seat

High school senior wins school board seat

BATH, Ohio — Mike Kahoe was eager to discuss his recent election to the Revere Board of Education and his plans for the position, from increasin...

November 16th, 2019 |  


House passes ‘Ohio Student Religious Liberties Act’

House passes ‘Ohio Student Religious Liberties Act’

COLUMBUS — The Ohio House on Wednesday approved legislation that would protect student rights to religious expression in public schools, includi...

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