NEWS


7:53 pm |      
Fire damages Lima home
Get This: Workers take dive into deep doo to unclog sewer pumps

Get This: Workers take dive into deep doo to unclog sewer pumps

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Divers spent two days deep inside a South Carolina sewer, pulling out huge balls of oily, black used wet wipes and baby ...

October 20th, 2018 |  


David Trinko: Renewing the call for civility in politics

David Trinko: Renewing the call for civility in politics

There’s a political communications course offered at Ohio Northern University. The ideal is teaching young people who may end up working in poli...

October 20th, 2018 |  


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 20th, 2018 |  


Lima-area retailers looking for seasonal employees

Lima-area retailers looking for seasonal employees

LIMA — Due to an expected increase in sales during the holiday season, national retailers such as Macy’s, T.J. Maxx and Big R are looking ...

October 20th, 2018 |  


Possible tax breaks for teachers

Possible tax breaks for teachers

The flood of education-related tax advice that seems to crest during back-to-school season often centers on students or their parents. But teachers ca...

October 20th, 2018 |  


Got $7.1 M? Neiman Marcus tops 2018 fantasy gifts with yacht

Got $7.1 M? Neiman Marcus tops 2018 fantasy gifts with yacht

NEW YORK — Need a $7.1 million yacht? How about jumping out of a plane on a top secret spy mission with a $315,000 price tag? Perhaps a backyard...

October 20th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


12:50 am |   
Purdue stuns OSU, 49-20
Sixth-ranked Wolverines top No. 24 Spartans

Sixth-ranked Wolverines top No. 24 Spartans

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Michigan had plenty of reasons to be motivated to beat Michigan State, barely defeating its in-state rival over the last d...

October 20th, 2018 |  


LCC shuts out Crestview to win girls Division III soccere sectional

LCC shuts out Crestview to win girls Division III soccere sectional

LIMA — Lima Central Catholic dominated Saturday’s Division III girls soccer sectional final against Crestview at Spartan Stadium, winning ...

October 20th, 2018 |  


Ohio high school football scores for Friday, Oct. 19

Akr. Buchtel 42, Akr. Ellet 6Akr. Hoban 51, Cuyahoga Falls Walsh Jesuit 6Akr. Manchester 42, Loudonville 19Akr. Springfield 20, Akr. Coventry 13Allian...

October 20th, 2018 |  


St. Marys, Pandora-Gilboa gain at least share of league crowns

St. Marys, Pandora-Gilboa gain at least share of league crowns

DEFIANCE — St. Marys is guaranteed at least a share of the Western Buckeye League title following a 42-0 victory Friday night against Defiance (...

October 20th, 2018 updated: October 20th, 2018. |  


Can Purdue take a giant leap against Ohio State?

Can Purdue take a giant leap against Ohio State?

COLUMBUS — There might be a connection between a football game Purdue won against Ohio State in the 1940s and the college choice of Neil Armstro...

October 19th, 2018 |  


Lehman Catholic rallies in second half to beat Perry

Lehman Catholic rallies in second half to beat Perry

PERRY TOWNSHIP – Sidney Lehman Catholic continues to haunt Perry.For the second straight season, the Cavaliers put a huge damper on the Commodor...

October 19th, 2018 updated: October 19th, 2018. |  


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LIFESTYLE


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Charlotte and Gale Williams
Margaret and David Bensman

Margaret and David Bensman

NEW BREMEN — Mr. and Mrs. David Bensman are celebrating 50 years of marriage. A Mass will begin at 10 a.m. Oct. 28 at St. Augustine Catholic Chu...

October 20th, 2018 |  


100th birthday: Maxine Evans

100th birthday: Maxine Evans

LIMA — Maxine I. Evans is celebrating her 100th birthday with a family dinner.She was born Oct. 27, 1918, in London Mills, Illinois, to Walter a...

October 20th, 2018 |  


David Trinko: Renewing the call for civility in politics

David Trinko: Renewing the call for civility in politics

There’s a political communications course offered at Ohio Northern University. The ideal is teaching young people who may end up working in poli...

October 20th, 2018 |  


Lima YMCA holding Walk With A Doc

Lima YMCA holding Walk With A Doc

LIMA — The Lima YMCA is holding Walk With A Doc at 9 a.m. Saturday at the Lima Family YMCA, Room 305, 345 S. Elizabeth St., Lima. .neFileBlock {...

October 19th, 2018 |  


Births

Births

Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical CenterOct. 17 — Kayla Boswell and Jordan Herron, Delphos, boy.Oct. 18 — Meghan Reindel and Stewert M...

October 19th, 2018 |  


Banksy posts video saying incomplete shredding a malfunction

Banksy posts video saying incomplete shredding a malfunction

LONDON — Banksy posted a new video to his website Tuesday implying the partial shredding of his “Girl With Balloon” at a London auct...

October 19th, 2018 updated: October 19th, 2018. |  


OPINION


Michael Reagan: Vote Against America, Vote Democrat

Michael Reagan: Vote Against America, Vote Democrat

The midterms are coming up in a couple of weeks, in case you hadn’t noticed.I’m living out here in California, but I’m sure the same...

October 20th, 2018 |  


Angry, hurt … learning from tragedy

Angry, hurt … learning from tragedy

LEBANON, Ohio — I was the foster of Evie, the rescue dog who was killed in Warren Correctional Institution in late August.I remain devastated by...

October 20th, 2018 |  


David Trinko: Renewing the call for civility in politics

David Trinko: Renewing the call for civility in politics

There’s a political communications course offered at Ohio Northern University. The ideal is teaching young people who may end up working in poli...

October 20th, 2018 |  


Eli Lake: If Mattis goes, Trump will miss him

Eli Lake: If Mattis goes, Trump will miss him

It took nearly two years, but President Donald Trump has finally said something unflattering about Secretary of Defense James Mattis. Rumors of the pr...

October 20th, 2018 |  


Legal-Ease: Communicate first, then plan

Legal-Ease: Communicate first, then plan

Comfort with each other can sometimes lead us to replace communication with presumptions. For example, a husband may conclude that there is no reason ...

October 20th, 2018 |  


BUSINESS


Liz Weston: Should you pay off mortgage before you retire?

Liz Weston: Should you pay off mortgage before you retire?

Most people would be better off not having mortgages in retirement. Relatively few will get any tax benefit from this debt, and the payments can get m...

October 20th, 2018 |  


Land transfers, Oct. 11-Oct. 17

Land transfers, Oct. 11-Oct. 17

The trend of the real estate market in Allen County is shown by the following report, for the week running Oct. 11 through Oct. 17. Figures reflect th...

October 20th, 2018 |  


Home loan rates

Home loan rates

Rates for 30-year and 15-year, fixed-rate mortgages with zero points as of noon, Friday, Oct. 19, 2018:30 YR / 15 YR RATE %First Federal Bank4.875 / 4...

October 20th, 2018 |  


Legal-Ease: Communicate first, then plan

Legal-Ease: Communicate first, then plan

Comfort with each other can sometimes lead us to replace communication with presumptions. For example, a husband may conclude that there is no reason ...

October 20th, 2018 |  


Our Daily Bread Soup Kitchen receives recognition

Our Daily Bread Soup Kitchen receives recognition

LIMA — The Capabilities Lima Community Club recently announced that Our Daily Bread Soup Kitchen received the 2018 “Community Partner of t...

October 19th, 2018 |  


Grand Lake Health offers Welcome Home Baby program

Grand Lake Health offers Welcome Home Baby program

ST. MARYS — Grand Lake Home Health and Joint Township District Memorial Hospital Birth Center is now offering a new Welcome Home Baby program.Th...

October 19th, 2018 |  


STATE NEWS


Brown, Renacci spar again in 2nd Ohio US Senate debate

Brown, Renacci spar again in 2nd Ohio US Senate debate

COLUMBUS (AP) — Candidates in Ohio’s U.S. Senate campaign on Saturday argued in a second debate over different positions on taxes, immigra...

October 20th, 2018 |  


Tent City opens doors for poverty-stricken, homeless in Toledo

Tent City opens doors for poverty-stricken, homeless in Toledo

TOLEDO — Gail Nelums was pleased when she checked out her new haircut Saturday morning, neatly trimmed thanks to volunteers at Tent City.She has...

October 20th, 2018 |  


Football teams find creative solutions to small numbers

Football teams find creative solutions to small numbers

TOLEDO (AP) — Behind Toledo Christian Schools, head football coach Andrew Skeels is taking his team through another practice.As 11 players get r...

October 20th, 2018 |  


Woman 2nd person charged in daughter’s rape, slaying

Woman 2nd person charged in daughter’s rape, slaying

ASHTABULA (AP) — Authorities say an Ohio woman has become the second person charged in the rape and beating death of her 13-month-old daughter l...

October 20th, 2018 |  


Ohio has 4 cases of mysterious illness striking children

Ohio has 4 cases of mysterious illness striking children

COLUMBUS (AP) — State health officials say four cases of a rare, mysterious illness that can paralyze children have been confirmed in Ohio amid ...

October 20th, 2018 |  


Family holds out hope as FBI joins search for missing couple

Family holds out hope as FBI joins search for missing couple

ST. CLAIRSVILLE, Ohio (AP) — The FBI has joined local law enforcement in the search for a couple who went missing earlier this year in eastern O...

October 20th, 2018 |