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Candies trick-or-treaters love, hate

Candies trick-or-treaters love, hate

Halloween is only a few weeks away, which means it’s time to start stocking up on candy now. Specifically, Ohioans, that means Charms Blow Pops....

October 18th, 2021 |  


After heartbreaks and setbacks, a family is born in Allen County

After heartbreaks and setbacks, a family is born in Allen County

LIMA — With a simple stroke of the pen on Monday, the lives of John and Emma Yohe became a little less complicated.It’s not simply because...

October 18th, 2021 |  


Fall Craft show slated in Kenton

Fall Craft show slated in Kenton

KENTON — The Rhinehart United Methodist Women will be holding the 38th annual Fall Craft/Vendor/Home Show from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 2...

October 18th, 2021 |  


Garage fire investigated in American Township

Garage fire investigated in American Township

AMERICAN TOWNSHIP — Fire damage was limited mostly to the garage area of a duplex Sunday night at 2101 Brookhaven Drive in American Township.Cre...

October 18th, 2021 |  


DeWine orders flags lowered through Friday to honor Powell

DeWine orders flags lowered through Friday to honor Powell

COLUMBUS — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine has ordered that U.S. and Ohio flags flown at public buildings and grounds will be at half-staff until sunset F...

October 18th, 2021 |  


Police calls

Police calls

LIMA POLICE800 block of North Elizabeth Street, Lima — A domestic violence incident was investigated Sunday.100 block of North Woodlawn Avenue, ...

October 18th, 2021 |  


SPORTS


Unbeaten Cardinals batter Browns

Unbeaten Cardinals batter Browns

CLEVELAND (AP) — Kyler Murray threw four touchdown passes as the Arizona Cardinals remained the NFL’s only unbeaten team and continued the...

October 17th, 2021 |  


Larson wins at Texas for 1st spot in NASCAR’s championship 4

Larson wins at Texas for 1st spot in NASCAR’s championship 4

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Kyle Larson claimed the first of four championship-contending spots in NASCAR’s season finale with a dominating v...

October 17th, 2021 |  


Bengals rout winless Lions 34-11

Bengals rout winless Lions 34-11

DETROIT — Joe Burrow tied a career high with three touchdown passes and he helped the Cincinnati Bengals match last year’s victory total w...

October 17th, 2021 |  


Roundup: Bath doubles team finishes second at district

Roundup: Bath doubles team finishes second at district

PORT CLINTON — The Bath doubles team of Elena Oliver and Anne Oliver finished second Saturday at the Division II girls tennis district.The Olive...

October 16th, 2021 |  


Golf: LCC girls win state again

Golf: LCC girls win state again

COLUMBUS – It was an historic day for Lima Central Catholic’s girls golf team on Saturday on the last day of the state tournament, which i...

October 16th, 2021 updated: October 18th, 2021. |  


Cross country: Shawnee girls, Defiance boys win WBL titles

Cross country: Shawnee girls, Defiance boys win WBL titles

KENTON — It’s all about the pack.Longtime Shawnee cross country coach Russ Holly preaches to his athletes the importance of having a stron...

October 16th, 2021 updated: October 18th, 2021. |  


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LIFESTYLE


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Lima Public Library Book Reviews
How can parents teach kids to properly brush their teeth?

How can parents teach kids to properly brush their teeth?

Q: Teaching my 3-year-old how to brush her own teeth is difficult — and messy. What can I do to make this easier?A: It can take time, and, yes, ...

October 16th, 2021 |  


Here’s a simple solution: ‘Stop it!’

Here’s a simple solution: ‘Stop it!’

I often find myself telling parents that they need to stop doing something that is counterproductive and, in most cases, contributing significantly to...

October 16th, 2021 |  


David Trinko: Who needs a best friend? Just be a friend

David Trinko: Who needs a best friend? Just be a friend

My 13-year-old is struggling with a particular label right now. She can’t decide who her best friend is, or even who her primary friend group is...

October 16th, 2021 updated: October 18th, 2021. |  


Nancy R. and Glen A. Adams

Nancy R. and Glen A. Adams

GOMER — Mr. and Mrs. Glen A. Adams are celebrating 70 years of marriage.Glen and Nancy R. Adams were married October 14, 1951, at First Baptist ...

October 16th, 2021 |  


Pam and Dave Smith

Pam and Dave Smith

SPENCERVILLE — Mr. and Mrs. Dave Smith celebrated 50 years of marriage with a family dinner.Smith and the former Pam Arthur were married October...

October 16th, 2021 |  


Grounded from talking to his dad?

Grounded from talking to his dad?

I recently received an email from two co-parents who wrote to me together — a novel approach, I must say. They were looking for direction. They ...

October 16th, 2021 |  


OPINION


Jim Krumel: After all these years, I get the boot

Jim Krumel: After all these years, I get the boot

I never thought I would be writing something like this. It’s definitely not something I saw coming.And to be honest, it hurts.But here I am. I&#...

October 17th, 2021 |  


Letter: STRS in need of oversight

Letter: STRS in need of oversight

I am a retired teacher from Lima and I am very concerned about the lack of oversight of the State Teacher Retirement System (STRS) board. There has no...

October 16th, 2021 |  


Letter: Respect and common courtesy

Letter: Respect and common courtesy

Last week, I went to Little Caesar’s to grab myself a pizza for dinner. I had to go through the drive thru, because the lobby was closed. Twice ...

October 16th, 2021 |  


Letter: What I want in a mayor

Letter: What I want in a mayor

I want a mayor who knows what it is like to struggle with the problems of raising a family. I want a mayor who knows what it is like to sit at the kit...

October 16th, 2021 |  


Here’s a simple solution: ‘Stop it!’

Here’s a simple solution: ‘Stop it!’

I often find myself telling parents that they need to stop doing something that is counterproductive and, in most cases, contributing significantly to...

October 16th, 2021 |  


Commentary: A salute to local officers who gave their lives

Commentary: A salute to local officers who gave their lives

LIMA — The week of October 13-17 has been declared Police Week across the United States. Traditionally held during the month of May, police week...

October 16th, 2021 |  


BUSINESS


Why boats and bottom lines matter for investors

Why boats and bottom lines matter for investors

Investors will be listening to corporate financial results as the markets keep an eye on the waters off the coast of Southern California in the week a...

October 16th, 2021 |  


Liz Weston: Fortify your finances against natural disaster

Liz Weston: Fortify your finances against natural disaster

Emergency preparedness experts recommend that you have a “go bag” and a “stay bin” for disasters: kits with supplies to help y...

October 16th, 2021 |  


Avoiding a (supply chain) nightmare before Christmas

Avoiding a (supply chain) nightmare before Christmas

If everyone’s holiday gifts are stuck on a ship somewhere, then why isn’t toy store owner Don Kipper worried? Kipper and daughter Lily run...

October 16th, 2021 |  


Land transfers, Oct. 7-13

Land transfers, Oct. 7-13

The trend of the real estate market in Allen County is shown by the following report, for the week running Oct. 7-13, 2021. Figures reflect the sellin...

October 16th, 2021 |  


Legal-Ease: Rights as a property co-owner

Legal-Ease: Rights as a property co-owner

Many people own real estate with another person or people. This often occurs when a group of people purchase some property together or inherit propert...

October 16th, 2021 |  


How do you get 51 mpg in a pickup truck?

How do you get 51 mpg in a pickup truck?

For those above a certain age, the name Ford Maverick will bring up memories of the affordable 1970 compact that replaced the Falcon in Ford’s l...

October 15th, 2021 |  


STATE NEWS


Gang with past abductions blamed for kidnapping Ohio missionaries in Haiti

Gang with past abductions blamed for kidnapping Ohio missionaries in Haiti

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — A gang blamed for kidnapping five priests and two nuns earlier this year in Haiti is now accused of kidnapping 17 missio...

October 17th, 2021 |  


Marathon a celebration of life for father of hospital patient

Marathon a celebration of life for father of hospital patient

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Jason Browning’s 10th marathon will be extra special this year.As he lines up to run in the Nationwide Children’s H...

October 16th, 2021 |  


Candidates report latest campaign fundraising hauls

Candidates report latest campaign fundraising hauls

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The candidates running for one of Ohio’s U.S. Senate seats in next year’s election reported their campaign hauls on...

October 16th, 2021 |  


Alarming rise in suicide rates among Black girls

Alarming rise in suicide rates among Black girls

CLEVELAND — An alarming rise of suicide rates among young Black girls has emerged during the coronavirus pandemic, experts said during a mental ...

October 16th, 2021 updated: October 16th, 2021. |  


Cupp rebukes lawmaker over anti-vaxx bill

Cupp rebukes lawmaker over anti-vaxx bill

COLUMBUS — The Republican speaker of the Ohio House has publicly rebuked a fellow GOP lawmaker over the lawmaker’s attempts to push a hard...

October 15th, 2021 |  


Most Republicans vying for US Senate in Ohio are vaccinated

Most Republicans vying for US Senate in Ohio are vaccinated

VERSAILLES — Most of the Republican candidates for Ohio’s open U.S. Senate seat said Thursday that they have been vaccinated against COVID...

October 15th, 2021 updated: October 15th, 2021. |