NEWS


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Analyst: U.S. car sales face 30% drop by 2022

Analyst: U.S. car sales face 30% drop by 2022

DETROIT — The U.S. auto industry is heading toward a nearly 30% decrease in sales by 2022, a Bank of America Merrill Lynch analyst predicts.Soft...

June 15th, 2019 |  


Jim Krumel:

Jim Krumel:

Tidbits from around the state:When it comes to marketing, few do it better than minor league baseball teams.Within hours of last Monday’s 4-plus...

June 15th, 2019 |  


Movies with Lima-area connections debut at Encore Theatre

Movies with Lima-area connections debut at Encore Theatre

LIMA — A small but supportive crowd was on hand to witness a film premiere event Saturday at Encore Theatre.The event showcased video projects b...

June 15th, 2019 |  


Traffic issues cause West Ohio Food Bank to pause food distributions

Traffic issues cause West Ohio Food Bank to pause food distributions

LIMA — A weekly food distribution at the West Ohio Food Bank has been marred by problems.Tommie Harner, chief operations officer with the food b...

June 15th, 2019 |  


One dead after Friday shooting on Lima’s Lark Avenue

One dead after Friday shooting on Lima’s Lark Avenue

LIMA — The Allen County Sheriff’s Office is releasing few details surrounding the apparent homicide of a man Friday night.According to Sgt...

June 15th, 2019 updated: June 15th, 2019. |  


Costly campaign to recycle

Costly campaign to recycle

LIMA — More and more of you are recycling than ever before. That compliance is a double-edged sword though.While we’re keeping more and mo...

June 15th, 2019 |  


SPORTS


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Woodland wins U.S. Open
Bauer pitches 1st shutout as a pro, Indians beat Tigers 8-0

Bauer pitches 1st shutout as a pro, Indians beat Tigers 8-0

DETROIT (AP) — Trevor Bauer has accomplished a lot of things in his career, but there was one box he wasn’t able to check off until Sunday...

June 16th, 2019 |  


Lloyd scores 2 and the US downs Chile 3-0 at the World Cup

Lloyd scores 2 and the US downs Chile 3-0 at the World Cup

PARIS (AP) — Carli Lloyd scored a pair of goals for the United States in a somewhat subdued 3-0 victory over Chile that advanced the defending W...

June 16th, 2019 |  


US Open: Woodland owns 1-shot advantage

US Open: Woodland owns 1-shot advantage

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — The toughest test in this U.S. Open might be more about nerves from chasing history than Pebble Beach.Gary Woodland held ...

June 15th, 2019 |  


Locos get rained out, will play two Sunday

Locos get rained out, will play two Sunday

LIMA — The Michigan Monarchs and host Locos were rained out Saturday.The two Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League teams are scheduled to play a ...

June 15th, 2019 |  


Two move on to Akron from Lima Area Soap Box Derby

Two move on to Akron from Lima Area Soap Box Derby

LIMA — With the wet weather this spring, there was a strong likelihood Saturday’s 69th running of the Lima Area Soap Box Derby at Henry J....

June 15th, 2019 |  


Michigan defeats Texas Tech to open College World Series

Michigan defeats Texas Tech to open College World Series

OMAHA, Neb. — Stage fright was no factor for a Michigan baseball program that’s in the College World Series for the first time in 35 years...

June 15th, 2019 |  


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LIFESTYLE


Beverly and David Campbell

Beverly and David Campbell

HARROD — Mr. and Mrs. David Campbell are celebrating 50 years of marriage with an open house from 1-4 p.m. June 22 at Waynesfield Baptist Church...

June 15th, 2019 |  


Jane and William Seiling

Jane and William Seiling

LIMA — Mr. and Mrs. William Seiling are celebrating 50 years of marriage with a private party at their daughter’s house in Dayton.Seiling ...

June 15th, 2019 |  


David Trinko: A name worth honoring this Father’s Day

David Trinko: A name worth honoring this Father’s Day

The word sounded so sweet, so genuine, so heartfelt the first time she used it.“Daddy!”I melted immediately, and I can’t help but ru...

June 15th, 2019 |  


TV Dads: How well do you know them?

TV Dads: How well do you know them?

They wore suits to work, rode horses, worked during The Depression and were even cartoonish.All imparted wisdom in their own special way.They are the ...

June 15th, 2019 |  


Births

Births

Lima Memorial Health SystemJune 10 — Tiffany and Jason Wilmoth, Wapakoneta, girl; Paige Winfield and Seth McKee, Kenton, boy.June 11 — Mar...

June 15th, 2019 |  


Art exhibits in the Lima area

Art exhibits in the Lima area

COLUMBUSColumbus Museum of Art480 E. Broad St.• Life in the Age of Rembrandt: Dutch Masterpieces from the Dordrechts MuseumThrough June 16•...

June 14th, 2019 |  


OPINION


Michael Reagan: Trump throws dirt in His own eye

Michael Reagan: Trump throws dirt in His own eye

What the heck was President Trump doing?What was he thinking when he told ABC’s star fake journalist George Stephanopoulos on Wednesday that if ...

June 15th, 2019 |  


Opinion: What Should Congress Expect from USPS’ New ‘Business Plan’?

Opinion: What Should Congress Expect from USPS’ New ‘Business Plan’?

While there is clearly broad awareness of the U.S. Postal Service’s struggles, the puzzling financial reality for the institution and poor quali...

June 15th, 2019 |  


Jim Krumel:

Jim Krumel:

Tidbits from around the state:When it comes to marketing, few do it better than minor league baseball teams.Within hours of last Monday’s 4-plus...

June 15th, 2019 |  


Tom Purcell: A remarkably ‘unremarkable’ father

Tom Purcell: A remarkably ‘unremarkable’ father

My dad turns 86 next month. He never thought he’d live so long - or see as many Father’s Days as he has - because his parents both died fa...

June 15th, 2019 |  


Letter: Mike Miller in the morning missed

Letter: Mike Miller in the morning missed

I was sorry to lose the local morning programming on WIMA radio recently.Mike Miller and staff provided a good overview of life and events going on in...

June 15th, 2019 |  


Letter: A woman knows the risk

Letter: A woman knows the risk

We have seen much on the news lately about Pro-Choice demonstrations against some of the new abortion laws. Pro-Choice maintains that the laws take aw...

June 15th, 2019 |  


BUSINESS


Four beach vacations to maximize your points, miles

Four beach vacations to maximize your points, miles

Many travelers who squirrel away travel rewards are saving for an oceanfront vacation, paid for with points instead of cash. To make the most of your ...

June 15th, 2019 |  


Farm bureau’s Vandenbroek recognized

Farm bureau’s Vandenbroek recognized

LIMA — Jessica Vandenbroek, organization director for Allen, Paulding, Putnam and Van Wert counties, was recognized by the Ohio Farm Bureau for ...

June 15th, 2019 |  


Construction association taps Findlay woman as president-elect

Construction association taps Findlay woman as president-elect

LIMA — Anne Pfleger, of Findlay, was recently elected as the National Association of Women in Construction’s national president-elect for ...

June 15th, 2019 |  


Athletic trainer joins Grand Lake Rehab

Athletic trainer joins Grand Lake Rehab

ST. MARYS — Grand Lake Rehab has hired Molly Albert as a certified athletic trainer.Albert studied at The Ohio State University and has previous...

June 15th, 2019 |  


Land transfers, June 6-12

Land transfers, June 6-12

The trend of the real estate market in Allen County is shown by the following report, for the week running June 6 through June 12. Figures reflect the...

June 15th, 2019 |  


Elmcroft names new medical director

Elmcroft names new medical director

LIMA — Jessica England was recently selected as the new medical director for Elmcroft of Lima.England, a family nurse practitioner, graduated fr...

June 15th, 2019 |  


STATE NEWS


Conservationists say endangered beetle species found in Ohio

Conservationists say endangered beetle species found in Ohio

COLUMBUS — When she saw the plump orange-and-black insect crawling on the rotting rat corpse, Andrea Malek didn’t know whether to cry, lau...

June 15th, 2019 |  


‘Like quicksand’: Ohio farmer survives soybean entrapment

‘Like quicksand’: Ohio farmer survives soybean entrapment

COLUMBUS — The sea of shifting soybean kernels had risen to Jay Butterfield’s knees inside a tall grain bin on his Ohio farm.“I knew...

June 15th, 2019 updated: June 15th, 2019. |  


Did rain cause Monday’s quake?

Did rain cause Monday’s quake?

CLEVELAND — What caused the earthquake in Lake Erie Monday?One scientist suggests heavy rain in Northeast Ohio could have triggered the quake, w...

June 13th, 2019 updated: June 13th, 2019. |  


Senate GOP 2-year Ohio budget proposal includes lower taxes

Senate GOP 2-year Ohio budget proposal includes lower taxes

COLUMBUS — Ohio would lower income taxes for individuals and direct more money toward water quality initiatives, local governments and libraries...

June 11th, 2019 |  


Governor requests disaster declaration from Trump

Governor requests disaster declaration from Trump

COLUMBUS — Republican Gov. Mike DeWine has officially requested a disaster declaration from President Donald Trump and federal assistance for 10...

June 11th, 2019 |  


Hope is gone for some farmers

Hope is gone for some farmers

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The constant rains this spring are forcing some Ohio farmers to give up hopes of planting any corn this spring and wonder if...

June 11th, 2019 updated: June 11th, 2019. |