NEWS


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Elida Village Council to meet
Opening ceremony set for Juvenile Detention Center

Opening ceremony set for Juvenile Detention Center

LIMA — Public tours will be offered at the opening ceremony of the Allen County Juvenile Detention Center at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 28, at th...

August 23rd, 2019 |  


Scotty McCreery to perform at Civic Center

Scotty McCreery to perform at Civic Center

LIMA — Scotty McCreery will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, at Veterans Memorial Civic Center, 7 Town Square, Lima.Tickets are $29 to $7...

August 23rd, 2019 |  


Lima City Schools Board of Education to meet

Lima City Schools Board of Education to meet

LIMA — The Lima City Schools Board of Education will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, Aug. 26, at the South Science Technology Magnet School, 755 St. John...

August 23rd, 2019 |  


Serial killer pleads guilty in 4 slayings

Serial killer pleads guilty in 4 slayings

CINCINNATI (AP) — A man who claims he has killed more than 90 women across the country pleaded guilty Friday to murdering four women in Ohio.Sam...

August 23rd, 2019 |  


Trump raises tariffs on Chinese goods as trade war escalates

Trump raises tariffs on Chinese goods as trade war escalates

WASHINGTON (AP) — Escalating his trade war with China, President Donald Trump bumped up his tariffs on Chinese imports Friday, lashing back afte...

August 23rd, 2019 |  


Siferd Funeral Home under new ownership

Siferd Funeral Home under new ownership

LIMA — Siferd Funeral Home is under new management and ownership.Hanneman Family Funeral Homes, a family owned chain based in North Baltimore, O...

August 23rd, 2019 |  


SPORTS


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Continental edges LCC
Ohio State among elite four entering college football season

Ohio State among elite four entering college football season

Four years of Alabama-Clemson dominance have made the college football season seem like a foregone conclusion.The Crimson Tide and Tigers have split t...

August 23rd, 2019 |  


Bluffton defeats P-G in volleyball

Bluffton defeats P-G in volleyball

BLUFFTON — The host Pirates improved to 2-0 on the season with a 21-25, 25-10, 25-15, 27-25 volleyball victory Thursday night against Pandora-Gi...

August 23rd, 2019 |  


Davis, Mets helped by Indians’ mental lapse, win 4-3 in 10

Davis, Mets helped by Indians’ mental lapse, win 4-3 in 10

NEW YORK (AP) — J.D. Davis lined an RBI single with two outs that capped a two-run rally in the 10th inning and the New York Mets, helped moment...

August 21st, 2019 |  


Elida defeats LCC, Kalida in tri-meet

Elida defeats LCC, Kalida in tri-meet

High SchoolBoys golfElida 157, Kalida 160, LCC 182KALIDA — Elida’s Carson Harmon was the medalist with a 36. Other Bulldog scores were Eth...

August 21st, 2019 |  


Castillo rebounds as Reds beat Padres 4-2 to win series

Castillo rebounds as Reds beat Padres 4-2 to win series

CINCINNATI (AP) — Luis Castillo didn’t have his best stuff, but it wasn’t nearly as bad as his last start.Cincinnati’s All-Sta...

August 21st, 2019 |  


Mayfield clarifies biting remarks

Mayfield clarifies biting remarks

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield did some scrambling off the field.Claiming he was taken out of context in an interview cond...

August 21st, 2019 |  


MULTIMEDIA - PHOTO STORE



LIFESTYLE


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Births
Births

Births

Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical CenterAug. 21 — Christine and Andrew Brickner, Ottawa, boy; Ashely and Scott Crossgrove, Cloverdale, boy; ...

August 22nd, 2019 |  


Work of area natives on display throughout ArtSpace

Work of area natives on display throughout ArtSpace

LIMA — If you take a walk through ArtSpace/Lima’s current galleries, you just might come across a name or landscape you recognize.Through ...

August 22nd, 2019 |  


The Menus returning to Rally in the Square

The Menus returning to Rally in the Square

LIMA — One of the Rally in the Square favorites will return to Lima this weekend.Gates for The Menus will open at 5 p.m., and you should get the...

August 22nd, 2019 |  


‘Dancing With the Stars’: See who’s who in the wild, weird 2019 cast

‘Dancing With the Stars’: See who’s who in the wild, weird 2019 cast

A “Queer Eye” host, a “Bachelorette” and a former White House press secretary walk into a dance studio …Only “Danc...

August 21st, 2019 |  


Reminisce: Lima’s Oil King: W.L. Russell

Reminisce: Lima’s Oil King: W.L. Russell

LIMA — William Lockard Russell had made a very favorable impression on Lima since his arrival in 1902. In November 1918, as talk of the 1919 may...

August 21st, 2019 updated: August 21st, 2019. |  


Joan Jett, Underwood to perform ‘Sunday Night Football’ open

Joan Jett, Underwood to perform ‘Sunday Night Football’ open

Fred Gaudelli knew NBC would have to come up with something grand for this season’s “Sunday Night Football” opener given this is the...

August 20th, 2019 |  


OPINION


Dr. Jessica Johnson: Perspective key to how one fares in life

Dr. Jessica Johnson: Perspective key to how one fares in life

“As a man thinketh in his heart, so is he.”That is one of the resounding themes of the recently released movie, “Brian Banks.”...

August 22nd, 2019 |  


Lori Borgman: To buy or not to buy souvenirs

Lori Borgman: To buy or not to buy souvenirs

Because the husband is more a kid at heart than I am, he says we need to find souvenirs for the grandkids while on a trip we are taking.I can be a kid...

August 22nd, 2019 |  


Letter: Absurd behavior in White House

Letter: Absurd behavior in White House

The latest episode of infantile behavior didn’t occur on the floor in Chief Supermarket nor did it occur in the aisleways of JC Penny. Where it ...

August 22nd, 2019 |  


Letter: Help butterflies: Wait to mow

Beautiful Monarch butterflies will be migrating through Ohio over the next six weeks. They rely on milkweed and flowers, often found on grassy roadsid...

August 21st, 2019 |  


Letter: Apple bandits strip my tree

Letter: Apple bandits strip my tree

I have a Mackintosh apple tree in my backyard which is now about 23 feet tall. Last year it had tiny nubbins and all fell to the ground. Thus, no appl...

August 21st, 2019 updated: August 22nd, 2019. |  


George Will: ‘The Nickel Boys’: A searing reminder of what’s not unthinkable

George Will: ‘The Nickel Boys’: A searing reminder of what’s not unthinkable

WASHINGTON — Because of the investigation led by three University of South Florida researchers, and because of exemplary journalism by the Tampa...

August 21st, 2019 |  


BUSINESS


Behind Taste of the Fair: Family businesses thrive

Behind Taste of the Fair: Family businesses thrive

LIMA — Taste of the Fair is a family affair for Bare Bones BBQ.The family owned mobile barbecue stand is now a staple at the Allen County Fair, ...

August 20th, 2019 |  


Region jobless rate continues rise

Region jobless rate continues rise

LIMA — Unemployment rose to 4.7% in Allen County in July, continuing a three-month upward trend that appears to be driven by a growing labor for...

August 20th, 2019 |  


Can employers help relieve stress of opioid epidemic?

Can employers help relieve stress of opioid epidemic?

LIMA — Businesses are feeling the shocks of the opioid epidemic, which costs the U.S. billions of dollars each year in lost productivity and exp...

August 19th, 2019 updated: August 19th, 2019. |  


How to bypass ATM fees while you’re on the road

How to bypass ATM fees while you’re on the road

If you find yourself short on cash while on vacation, it might seem easiest to hit up the nearest ATM. But if that handy machine is not in your bank&#...

August 17th, 2019 |  


Cheryl Parson: Why you should not share a code sent to a phone

Cheryl Parson: Why you should not share a code sent to a phone

A friend of mine recently wanted to sell a baby crib and mattress. He posted it for sale on Craigslist and included his phone number to make contact w...

August 17th, 2019 |  


Legal-Ease: Is it worth fighting over?

Legal-Ease: Is it worth fighting over?

There are and always will be aspects of life about which people see and think differently and disagree.Sometimes, disagreements stem from an action or...

August 17th, 2019 |  


STATE NEWS


Group named to oversee nearly $2 million Oregon District tragedy fund

Group named to oversee nearly $2 million Oregon District tragedy fund

The Dayton Foundation is convening 16 volunteers to oversee the disbursement of the Dayton Oregon District Tragedy Fund — a fund that has reache...

August 23rd, 2019 |  


Timeline: Investigation into southwest Ohio priest charged with raping altar boy

Timeline: Investigation into southwest Ohio priest charged with raping altar boy

A southwest Ohio priest has been charged with raping an altar boy in the late 1980s and early 1990s, allegations that arose after he was suspended by ...

August 23rd, 2019 |  


Former Toledo woman charged with stealing $300,000 from Sylvania firm

Former Toledo woman charged with stealing $300,000 from Sylvania firm

A former Toledo resident accused of embezzling more than $300,000 from an electrical contractor in Sylvania was arraigned Friday morning in federal co...

August 23rd, 2019 |  


State awards license to new Ohio medical marijuana cultivator with Northeast Ohio dispensaries

State awards license to new Ohio medical marijuana cultivator with Northeast Ohio dispensaries

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Green Thumb Industries, a cannabis company publicly traded on the Canadian Securities Exchange, received an Ohio medical mariju...

August 23rd, 2019 |  


Ohio the latest state with reports of people becoming sick after vaping

Ohio the latest state with reports of people becoming sick after vaping

COLUMBUS, Ohio – State and local public health officials are investigating cases of six Ohioans who experienced severe pulmonary illness followi...

August 23rd, 2019 |  


Wife of Ohio Supreme Court Justice Pat DeWine files for divorce, alleging ‘adultery, extreme cruelty’

Wife of Ohio Supreme Court Justice Pat DeWine files for divorce, alleging ‘adultery, extreme cruelty’

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio Supreme Court Justice Pat DeWine’s wife filed for divorce on Friday, accusing her husband of “adultery, extrem...

August 23rd, 2019 |