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Alves found guilty on both counts of murder
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Lima region sees record rain
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DeWine offers new vaccine incentive
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Lima Municipal Court records
Putnam County court records

Putnam County court records

Putnam County Common Pleas CourtThe following individuals were indicted by the Putnam County Grand Jury on Sept. 22.Zachery T. Lambert, 27, 407 E. Har...

September 24th, 2021 updated: September 24th, 2021. |  


Trial involving child’s death faces delay

Trial involving child’s death faces delay

LIMA — The November jury trial for Romiere Hale, charged with murder, involuntary manslaughter and endangering children in connection to the Apr...

September 24th, 2021 updated: September 24th, 2021. |  


House Jan. 6 panel subpoenas Trump advisers, associates

House Jan. 6 panel subpoenas Trump advisers, associates

House Jan. 6 panel subpoenas Trump advisers, associatesWASHINGTON (AP) — A House committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Cap...

September 23rd, 2021 |  


Births

Births

Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical CenterSept. 22 — Chelsey and Nicholas Davisson, Delphos, boy; Sydney Weekly and Aaron Demuth, Lima, girl. ...

September 23rd, 2021 |  


Lori Borgman: Gardening season closing with rabbits in the lead

Lori Borgman: Gardening season closing with rabbits in the lead

It’s been a rough year for the garden. By mid-July the tally was 49-0 with rabbits, squirrels and raccoons for the win.They grazed through petun...

September 23rd, 2021 |  


Wrestling returns to Empowered Sports Center in Lima

Wrestling returns to Empowered Sports Center in Lima

LIMA — WAR Wrestling, Blood Sweat & Tears, returns to Empowered Sports Center 1730 N. Union St., Lima at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 9.VIP door...

September 23rd, 2021 |  


SPORTS


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Volleyball: Miller City holds off Ottoville
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Roundup: Shawnee remains unbeaten in WBL boys soccer
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Lima area sports calendar
Ohio State plans to rest Stroud; Miller or McCord could start

Ohio State plans to rest Stroud; Miller or McCord could start

COLUMBUS — Ohio State’s starting quarterback C.J. Stroud probably will rest his sore shoulder and play only in an emergency in OSU’s...

September 23rd, 2021 updated: September 23rd, 2021. |  


Listen to this week’s BuckEyes Podcast with Jim Naveau

Listen to this week’s BuckEyes Podcast with Jim Naveau

Jim Naveau shares insights about Ohio State's win against Tulsa, including the record-breaking day by running back Trayveon Henderson, as well as thou...

September 23rd, 2021 updated: September 22nd, 2021. |  


Lima Senior gaining momentum

Lima Senior gaining momentum

Lima Senior head coach Alphonso “Biggie” Townsend said he thinks the Spartans are heading in the right direction as the second half of the...

September 22nd, 2021 updated: September 23rd, 2021. |  


US seeks answers to why Europe keeps winning Ryder Cup

US seeks answers to why Europe keeps winning Ryder Cup

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — The Americans bring the type of credentials that make them favorites in just about every Ryder Cup, and this year is no d...

September 22nd, 2021 |  


Tackle nearly costs Mayfield, Browns coaches urge caution

Tackle nearly costs Mayfield, Browns coaches urge caution

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — After surviving a scary situation in Sunday’s win, Baker Mayfield delivered a positive medical update on his sore left ...

September 22nd, 2021 |  


OSU front four searching for more

OSU front four searching for more

COLUMBUS — Larry Johnson says he hasn’t been sleeping well and that the defensive linemen he coaches at Ohio State aren’t sitting ar...

September 22nd, 2021 |  


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LIFESTYLE


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Editor’s Picks for week of Sept. 24-30

Editor’s Picks for week of Sept. 24-30

TODAY:Mobile Health Clinic: 9 to 11 a.m. Bluffton Public Library, 145 S. Main St., Bluffton.SATURDAY:Maverick’s Wingmen Car Show: 1 to 5 p.m. La...

September 23rd, 2021 |  


Entertainment roundup: Buddy Walk raises awareness for Down Syndrome

Entertainment roundup: Buddy Walk raises awareness for Down Syndrome

LIMA — The Down Syndrome Association of Western Ohio will be hosting the Buddy Walk to raise awareness and celebrate those with Down Syndrome.Th...

September 23rd, 2021 |  


Art exhibits in the Lima area

Art exhibits in the Lima area

COLUMBUSColumbus Museum of Art480 E. Broad St.Open to all visitors 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday to Sunday and 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday with timed ticke...

September 23rd, 2021 |  


Down The Road: Upcoming exhibits, concerts and performances

Down The Road: Upcoming exhibits, concerts and performances

Oct. 4-8Basset Hound Club of America Dog Show, Allen County Fairgrounds, LimaOct. 21Black Violin, Veterans Memorial Civic Center, LimaOct. 24The Oak R...

September 23rd, 2021 |  


Concerts in the Lima area

Concerts in the Lima area

COLUMBUSExtreme Rules: Nationwide Arena, Sept. 26Keith Sweat: Nationwide Arena, Oct. 8Dude Perfect: Schottenstein Center, Oct. 14Gold over America Tou...

September 23rd, 2021 |  


Tips for finding the best breakfast

Tips for finding the best breakfast

Reader RS sends this: “We read your column in our local paper and are wondering if you could give us suggestions for the best breakfast that has...

September 22nd, 2021 |  


OPINION


Christine Flowers:

Christine Flowers:

I think I finally understand what white privilege looks like.I caught some photos of the Met Gala last week, complete with Whoopi Goldberg dressed in ...

September 23rd, 2021 |  


Trudy Rubin: Biden’s principled UN speech painfully contradicted by facts on the ground

Trudy Rubin: Biden’s principled UN speech painfully contradicted by facts on the ground

President Joe Biden sounded all the right notes in his Tuesday address to the United Nations General Assembly. He spoke on the need for global coopera...

September 22nd, 2021 |  


Letter: Factual letters would be nice

Letter: Factual letters would be nice

Several letter writers are blaming President Biden for losing the war in Afghanistan. They’re ignoring the fact that President Trump signed a pa...

September 21st, 2021 |  


Letter: Things were better when cash talked

Letter: Things were better when cash talked

I would like someone to explain to me why “cash” is no longer accepted for athletic events at some of our area schools.It cannot be becaus...

September 21st, 2021 |  


Letter: A growing cancer in Congres

Letter: A growing cancer in Congres

Party-line voting percentage is creeping higher and higher. By some experts’ estimation the number has increased from 70% in the 1970’s to...

September 21st, 2021 |  


Letter: Our government exists for us

Letter: Our government exists for us

Due to the new federal vaccine mandates, I have been thinking about the founding beliefs of our republic. I am not making an argument in favor of or a...

September 21st, 2021 |  


BUSINESS


HER Realtors set up offices in Lima

HER Realtors set up offices in Lima

LIMA — HER REALTORS has added Lima to its more than 90 locations around Ohio and Northern Kentucky.The Lima office is located at 102 Devonshire ...

September 23rd, 2021 |  


Lima Memorial recognized for stroke, diabetes care

Lima Memorial recognized for stroke, diabetes care

LIMA — Lima Memorial has received awards for stroke quality achievement and Type 2 diabetes care from the American Heart Association.The Silver ...

September 22nd, 2021 |  


Airstream’s Pellegrini recognized for safety efforts

Airstream’s Pellegrini recognized for safety efforts

JACKSON CENTER — Trevor Pellegrini, safety coordinator for Airstream Inc., has been selected as the first-place J.J. Keller Safety Professional ...

September 22nd, 2021 |  


New name, new life for Stock+Field’s Lima store

New name, new life for Stock+Field’s Lima store

LIMA — The former Stock+Field store at 975 N. Cable Road, Lima, has reopened as R.P. Home & Harvest.The 22 Stock+Field stores were acquired ...

September 22nd, 2021 updated: September 22nd, 2021. |  


Jobless rates down in nine-county area

Jobless rates down in nine-county area

COLUMBUS — Unemployment rates for August declined in all of the counties surrounding Allen County.Mercer County had the area’s lowest unem...

September 21st, 2021 updated: September 21st, 2021. |  


Genesis Rehab Services offering outpatient therapy to Lima community

Genesis Rehab Services offering outpatient therapy to Lima community

LIMA — The Lima/Allen County Chamber of Commerce officially welcomed Genesis Rehab Services to Lima with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Monday aft...

September 20th, 2021 updated: September 20th, 2021. |  


STATE NEWS


Backers push new Ohio energy efficiency incentive plan

Backers push new Ohio energy efficiency incentive plan

COLUMBUS — Utilities would set a goal of reducing energy waste by 0.5% a year, a far more modest goal than a previous 2% requirement, under legi...

September 22nd, 2021 |  


Dayton to demolish Wright Brothers’ decaying 1st bike shop

Dayton to demolish Wright Brothers’ decaying 1st bike shop

DAYTON — The city of Dayton plans to demolish the 129-year-old historic building that once was the site of the Wright brothers’ first bike...

September 22nd, 2021 |  


Man charged in Summit County deadly arson fires convicted on most counts

Man charged in Summit County deadly arson fires convicted on most counts

AKRON — A man accused of killing nine people in separate arson fires in his Akron neighborhood has been convicted of nearly all the charges he f...

September 22nd, 2021 |  


Anthony Pilla, longtime Cleveland bishop, dies at 88

Anthony Pilla, longtime Cleveland bishop, dies at 88

CLEVELAND — A former bishop who led the Diocese of Cleveland for 25 years has died.Anthony Pilla, a Cleveland native, died Tuesday at his home, ...

September 21st, 2021 |  


GOP state Sen. Matt Dolan jumps into US Senate race in Ohio

GOP state Sen. Matt Dolan jumps into US Senate race in Ohio

COLUMBUS — Republican state Sen. Matt Dolan formally entered the race for Ohio’s open U.S. Senate seat on Monday, adding a centrist voice ...

September 20th, 2021 updated: September 20th, 2021. |  


Got milkweed? Drop off your pods at bin in Akron

Got milkweed? Drop off your pods at bin in Akron

Have you been growing milkweed in an effort to save monarch butterflies? Or do you know where common milkweed is growing in the wild?It’s almost...

September 18th, 2021 |