NEWS


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Putnam Co. YMCA names new CEO
Federal court says chalking tires unconstitutional

Federal court says chalking tires unconstitutional

LIMA — Changes are coming in the parking enforcement division of the Lima Police Department. A pending resignation and a federal court ruling ar...

April 23rd, 2019 |  


Talent show coming to Elida

Talent show coming to Elida

ELIDA — The Elida High School Student Activities Committee will host the annual Talent Show at 8 p.m. Saturday, April 27 in the Elida High Schoo...

April 23rd, 2019 |  


Legacy Link LLC hosting monthly food distribution

Legacy Link LLC hosting monthly food distribution

LIMA — Legacy Link LLC will host its monthly food distribution from noon to 2 p.m., or until food is gone, Saturday, May 4, at 114 E. 12th St., ...

April 23rd, 2019 |  


Allen County, Lima sign building department contract

Allen County, Lima sign building department contract

LIMA — With a stroke of a pen, the agreement setting the terms for Allen County’s Building Department has been finalized.Once approved by ...

April 23rd, 2019 |  


Allen County sees record low unemployment

Allen County sees record low unemployment

LIMA — Allen County saw historic low unemployment in March, according to the latest figures released by the Ohio Department of Jobs and Family S...

April 23rd, 2019 |  


Wild turkey hunt underway in Ohio

Wild turkey hunt underway in Ohio

COLUMBUS — Ohio hunters harvested nearly 3,000 wild turkeys on the opening day of the 2019 season. Hunters in the southern zone harvested the mo...

April 23rd, 2019 |  


SPORTS


Morgan Twining excels on and off the lanes

Morgan Twining excels on and off the lanes

I had the occasion recently to stroll into Lima Senior High for an event. I noticed the senior athlete photo on the wall of multi-sport star Morgan Tw...

April 22nd, 2019 |  


Crestview pulls away from LCC

Crestview pulls away from LCC

LIMA – With a young baseball team, inconsistency usually becomes an issue.Both Lima Central Catholic and Crestview have battled this issue the f...

April 22nd, 2019 |  


Paulding’s Egnor fans 15 in win

HIGH SCHOOLBaseballPaulding 5, Ada 0PAULDING — Paulding’s Kolson Egnor scattered six hits over seven innings while striking out 15 and wal...

April 22nd, 2019 |  


Donaldson homers twice, Braves rout Indians 11-5

Donaldson homers twice, Braves rout Indians 11-5

CLEVELAND (AP) — Josh Donaldson had two homers and four RBIs, Freddie Freeman added three hits and the Atlanta Braves pounded Cleveland’s ...

April 21st, 2019 |  


SAN DIEGO (AP) — It had been a week since the San Diego Padres had a lead and slightly longer since they’d won a game.Austin Hedges homere...

April 21st, 2019 |  


Warriors beat LA 113-105, take 3-1 series lead to Bay Area

Warriors beat LA 113-105, take 3-1 series lead to Bay Area

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A little scoreboard watching inspired Klay Thompson and Golden State. Seeing Houston up 3-0 on Utah combined with having drop...

April 21st, 2019 |  


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LIFESTYLE


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Births
Luke Perry’s final ‘Riverdale’ episode will air this week

Luke Perry’s final ‘Riverdale’ episode will air this week

Fans of “Riverdale” will say goodbye to Luke Perry’s character this week.Roberto Aguirre Sacasa, the creator of the hit show, announ...

April 22nd, 2019 |  


Errant text message leads to kidney

Errant text message leads to kidney

ST. LOUIS — They wait behind curtains just a couple of hospital beds away from each other, a 59-year-old woman needing a kidney and a 30-year-ol...

April 22nd, 2019 |  


Births

Births

Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical CenterApril 19 — Heather and Christopher Brim, Kenton, girl.April 21 — Kerrigan Besse and Michael ...

April 22nd, 2019 |  


‘The Curse of La Llorona’ reigns over weekend box office

‘The Curse of La Llorona’ reigns over weekend box office

LOS ANGELES — “The Curse of La Llorona” brought good fortune at the box office.The Warner Bros. horror film based on a Mexican legen...

April 21st, 2019 |  


Five generations: Burklo family

Five generations: Burklo family

Five generations of the Burklo family gathered recently: Beth Castle, Kristina Quigley, Joseph Quigley, Georgiana Quigley, Jackson Burklo and Elliot Q...

April 20th, 2019 |  


Real Life Mama: Striving to do better

Real Life Mama: Striving to do better

In case you didn’t know, the tooth fairy was on vacation this week. Yep, because when the first thing you hear when your kid wakes up is, “...

April 20th, 2019 |  


OPINION


Column: Mueller report: How not to obstruct justice

Column: Mueller report: How not to obstruct justice

There are many ways to understand special counsel Robert Mueller’s long-anticipated report.It confirms, for anyone left doubting, that Russia di...

April 22nd, 2019 |  


Letter: RTA steps up to help schools

Letter: RTA steps up to help schools

Elida Schools is thankful to have the Allen County RTA as a partner in the transportation of students to/from school every day.RTA helps to fill the v...

April 22nd, 2019 |  


Letter: OK for GOP, not Dems

Letter: OK for GOP, not Dems

Has anyone noticed that U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan is no longer concerned about the national deficit? He criticized President Obama daily about the national...

April 22nd, 2019 |  


Barton Goldsmith: Learn to control your worry

Barton Goldsmith: Learn to control your worry

I don’t want to go all Zen on you, but the simple fact is that when our lives are in balance, we just feel better, get more done, and enjoy the ...

April 22nd, 2019 |  


Column: Four reasons I’m backing RTA

Column: Four reasons I’m backing RTA

I am supporting the RTA Levy for four very important reasons:• The late Alma Smith, and countless of other people like her who live and work in ...

April 21st, 2019 |  


BUSINESS


Sears sues ex-CEO

Sears sues ex-CEO

CHICAGO — Sears Holdings Corp. has filed a lawsuit against its former chairman and CEO, Edward Lampert, and his hedge fund, claiming they wrongl...

April 20th, 2019 |  


MHCO employees nominated for STAR awards

MHCO employees nominated for STAR awards

ST. MARYS — Mennonite Home Communities of Ohio employees were nominated for LeadingAge Ohio STAR Awards.Those employees include Sandi Schaublin,...

April 20th, 2019 |  


Real Living CCR agents win agency awards

Real Living CCR agents win agency awards

LIMA — Real Living CCR agents were recognized for their work in 2018.Greg Stolly and Lisa Wenger were each awarded the real estate agency’...

April 20th, 2019 |  


Ask your folks about their financial plans

Ask your folks about their financial plans

Parents are often more than happy to offer financial advice to their kids. They like to feel needed and want to make sure you’re on solid financ...

April 20th, 2019 |  


Garmann/Miller adds to Minster staff

Garmann/Miller adds to Minster staff

MINSTER — Architectural and engineering firm Garmann/Miller recently hired three new employees for its Minster office.Karrie Buehler was hired a...

April 20th, 2019 |  


STATE NEWS


US expands probe into air bag failures to 12.3M vehicles

US expands probe into air bag failures to 12.3M vehicles

DETROIT (AP) — U.S. auto safety regulators have expanded an investigation into malfunctioning air bag controls to include 12.3 million vehicles ...

April 23rd, 2019 |  


Hospital settles 3 lawsuits in excessive dose claims

Hospital settles 3 lawsuits in excessive dose claims

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio hospital system where an intensive care doctor is accused of ordering excessive doses of painkillers for dozens o...

April 23rd, 2019 |  


Carts help disabled Ohio dogs stay mobile

Carts help disabled Ohio dogs stay mobile

GALION — John Lizotte approached the makeshift pen with caution because the German shepherd was in full-on guard-dog mode, his deep-throated bar...

April 21st, 2019 |  


Proposed law requires Ohioans be at least 16½ for driver’s license

Proposed law requires Ohioans be at least 16½ for driver’s license

DAYTON — A bill before the Ohio Legislature requiring teenage drivers under 18 years old to use their learner’s permits for a full year wo...

April 21st, 2019 |  


Nuclear operator: Closing plants would be felt around Ohio

Nuclear operator: Closing plants would be felt around Ohio

TOLEDO — Shutting down Ohio’s two nuclear power plants would be more costly to the state than approving a financial lifeline to keep them ...

April 20th, 2019 |  


Man pleads not guilty in missing child hoax

Man pleads not guilty in missing child hoax

CINCINNATI (AP) — A 23-year-old man authorities say impersonated a long-missing child pleaded not guilty Friday to lying to federal agents.Brian...

April 19th, 2019 |