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Lima man sentenced to 19 years as repeat violent offender
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Ransom demand: 17 people, $1M each
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John Grindrod: The death of shirts and skins and other vestiges of the past

John Grindrod: The death of shirts and skins and other vestiges of the past

Certainly, there’s no dispute that how both the young and the old play their games has changed over the years, from my most active playing days ...

October 20th, 2021 updated: October 20th, 2021. |  


Tethering talks continue for council committee

Tethering talks continue for council committee

LIMA — Lima City Council’s Neighborhood Concerns Committee met on Tuesday night to continue their discussion about legislation to regulate...

October 20th, 2021 updated: October 20th, 2021. |  


Allen County commissioners get update on water projects

Allen County commissioners get update on water projects

LIMA — The Allen County commissioners received an update from the Allen Water District and Sanitary Engineer’s Office about various water ...

October 20th, 2021 updated: October 20th, 2021. |  


Columbus man killed in Hardin County crash Monday

Columbus man killed in Hardin County crash Monday

HARDIN COUNTY — A 25-year-old Columbus man died as a result of injuries he sustained Monday in a two-car crash on state Route 117 near Roundhead...

October 20th, 2021 updated: October 20th, 2021. |  


Logan County pair try to flee Hardin deputies

Logan County pair try to flee Hardin deputies

KENTON — Two persons from Logan County were arrested Monday after fleeing from Hardin County deputies.According to a statement from the Hardin C...

October 20th, 2021 updated: October 20th, 2021. |  


Drug drop-off event set for Saturday in Wapakoneta

Drug drop-off event set for Saturday in Wapakoneta

WAPAKONETA — The Auglaize County Sheriff’s Office will host a drive-through drug take-back event from 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 23, at t...

October 19th, 2021 |  


SPORTS


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Girls soccer: Ottoville slips past Kalida
LCC ranked No. 2 in Division VII

LCC ranked No. 2 in Division VII

High SchoolFootballLima Central Catholic jumped to No. 2 in Division VII in the latest Associated Press Ohio High School football poll released Monday...

October 18th, 2021 updated: October 20th, 2021. |  


Browns looking average as losses mount

Browns looking average as losses mount

CLEVELAND (AP) — The injuries, and not just your run-of-the-mill bumps and bruises but significant ones to big-name players, are piling up quick...

October 18th, 2021 |  


Bengals get a gratifying complete game, gear up for Ravens

Bengals get a gratifying complete game, gear up for Ravens

CINCINNATI (AP) — Joe Burrow chalked up another first in his promising NFL career — resting on the sideline in the second half because his...

October 18th, 2021 |  


Cowboys get 1st win over Belichick’s Patriots, 35-29 in OT

Cowboys get 1st win over Belichick’s Patriots, 35-29 in OT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Dak Prescott threw 35-yard touchdown pass to CeeDee Lamb in overtime, and the Dallas Cowboys survived a wild finish to ...

October 17th, 2021 |  


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 |  


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LIFESTYLE


Lima Public Library Book Reviews

Lima Public Library Book Reviews

FICTION The Thousand Crimes of Ming Tsu by Tom Lin Orphaned young, Ming Tsu, the son of Chinese immigrants, is raised by the notorious leader of a Cal...

October 17th, 2021 updated: October 18th, 2021. |  


Arts and crafts retailer Michaels to enter Etsy’s business

Arts and crafts retailer Michaels to enter Etsy’s business

Arts and crafts retailer Michaels has plans to compete directly with marketplaces such as Etsy that host some of its best customers: makers.The Irving...

October 16th, 2021 |  


Playwright’s facial paralysis didn’t follow usual story

Playwright’s facial paralysis didn’t follow usual story

A decade ago the playwright Sarah Ruhl gave birth to twins and lost her smile, all at once. She was still in the maternity ward when her expression st...

October 16th, 2021 |  


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. |  


OPINION


Letter: Questions for Hardesty

Letter: Questions for Hardesty

The first question I have in regards to Elizabeth Hardesty running for mayor: Would she be running if Dave Berger hadn’t said he wasn’t ru...

October 19th, 2021 |  


Letter: Lima schools levy not a new tax

Letter: Lima schools levy not a new tax

Voters in the Lima City School District will be asked to approve a renewal levy on the Nov. 2 ballot. It is not a new tax.The five-year, 5.99-mill com...

October 19th, 2021 |  


Letter: The positive choice for mayor

Letter: The positive choice for mayor

Why do some people in Lima need to be like some politicians in Columbus and Washington? It seems they only care about being right. It seems they only ...

October 19th, 2021 |  


Holy Cow! History: When the blackbirds called on Kentucky

Holy Cow! History: When the blackbirds called on Kentucky

Something about birds makes them a perfect fit with Halloween’s scary vibe. Think Edgar Allan Poe’s classic “The Raven” and Al...

October 19th, 2021 |  


Jerry Zezima: Taking a stand with lemonade

Jerry Zezima: Taking a stand with lemonade

When life hands you lemons, goes an old saying, you will have a lot of car repair bills. That’s why you should have a yard sale. And what better...

October 18th, 2021 |  


The debt limit isn’t the problem; spending is

The debt limit isn’t the problem; spending is

Headline after headline during recent months has centered on the fight to raise the nation’s debt ceiling. Many emphasized a potential doomsday ...

October 18th, 2021 |  


BUSINESS


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New development underway in Glandorf
‘Want to sell your house?’

‘Want to sell your house?’

Here’s how desperate some real estate agents and investors are to find new homes to sell in Florida’s red-hot marketplace: They are sendin...

October 16th, 2021 |  


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 |  


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. |