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Roadway Advisory issued for Allen County

Roadway Advisory issued for Allen County

LIMA — A Level 1 Roadway Advisory has been issued for Allen County, according to the sheriff’s office.The advisory came into effect as of ...

February 17th, 2019 |  


Highway money top of DeWine’s budget concerns

Highway money top of DeWine’s budget concerns

COLUMBUS — Mike DeWine has been governor of Ohio for about a month and so far has encountered just one surprise.But it’s a big one.A $1.5 ...

February 17th, 2019 |  


White House indicates Trump to veto disapproval of emergency

White House indicates Trump to veto disapproval of emergency

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump is prepared to issue the first veto of his term if Congress votes to disapprove his declarat...

February 17th, 2019 |  


New school plans introduced in New Bremen

New school plans introduced in New Bremen

NEW BREMEN — New Bremen residents recently attended a public meeting to hear final plans for the new K-8 building project, which is estimated to...

February 17th, 2019 |  


Beer from 1886 shipwreck may yield new brew

Beer from 1886 shipwreck may yield new brew

COBLESKILL, N.Y. (AP) — Ahoy, beer lovers: A bottle from a 133-year-old shipwreck may yield yeast for a new brew in upstate New York.Biotechnolo...

February 17th, 2019 |  


‘Alita’ leads a slow Presidents Day box office weekend

‘Alita’ leads a slow Presidents Day box office weekend

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The sci-fi fantasy “Alita: Battle Angel” topped the charts and beat out a number of newcomers including the meta ...

February 17th, 2019 |  


SPORTS


Michigan State loses big man but still rolls over OSU 62-44

Michigan State loses big man but still rolls over OSU 62-44

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State shut down Ohio State in the second half despite an injury to Nick Ward.Now the Spartans may be without...

February 17th, 2019 |  


Puig wants to be in Reds everyday lineup.

Puig wants to be in Reds everyday lineup.

GOODYEAR, Ariz. — The prospects gathered in the outfield grass around the veteran. For more than an hour Wednesday, as the rest of the Cincinnat...

February 17th, 2019 |  


Boys basketball roundup: Perry notches 16th victory

Boys basketball roundup: Perry notches 16th victory

PERRY — The Commodores improved to 16-3 on the season with a 62-45 boys basketball victory Saturday night against Botkins.Chazz Jackson had 22 p...

February 17th, 2019 updated: February 17th, 2019. |  


Wrestling: Wapakoneta wins WBL again

Wrestling: Wapakoneta wins WBL again

WAPAKONETA — Winning a league title is a goal for every high school wrestling program.However, winning a league title is not an easy task. There...

February 17th, 2019 updated: February 17th, 2019. |  


Wrestling: Bluffton’s Nassar a four-time NWC champ

Wrestling: Bluffton’s Nassar a four-time NWC champ

HARROD – Bluffton senior Deandre Nassar finished fourth at the 2017-18 Ohio High School Athletic Association State wrestling tournament in the 1...

February 17th, 2019 updated: February 17th, 2019. |  


Boys basketball: LCC uses pressure to extract victory against Celina

Boys basketball: LCC uses pressure to extract victory against Celina

LIMA — Celina was making it tough on Lima Central Catholic to get on a roll.Then, the T-Birds’ leading scorer on the night, Tre Garner, we...

February 17th, 2019 updated: February 17th, 2019. |  


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LIFESTYLE


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David Trinko: The value in seeing positive traits

David Trinko: The value in seeing positive traits

The fifth-grade basketball team I coached headed into its first tournament game, and the girls were nervous.Their self-doubt was clearly the biggest i...

February 16th, 2019 |  


Already a King, but maybe president?

Already a King, but maybe president?

NEW YORK — So, Regina King walked into a 99-cent store. And what’d she get? A prophecy on her life.No joke. King was shopping around ̵...

February 15th, 2019 |  


Births

Births

Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical CenterFeb. 14 — Paige and Brandon Hovest, Columbus Grove, girl; Bailey Ripke and Drew DuCheney, Oakwood, b...

February 15th, 2019 |  


Niswonger brings technicality central stage

Niswonger brings technicality central stage

VAN WERT — The King’s Singers will bring a unique and technical sound to the stage of the Niswonger Performing Arts Center this weekend.Th...

February 14th, 2019 |  


Pow wow provides chance to share, learn about culture

Pow wow provides chance to share, learn about culture

LIMA — Those interested in learning more about Native American culture will have the chance do to so at the 10th annual Honoring our Native Heri...

February 14th, 2019 |  


Pompeii dig uncovers Narcissus fresco

Pompeii dig uncovers Narcissus fresco

MILAN — Archaeologists have discovered a fresco in an ancient Pompeii residence that portrays the mythological hunter Narcissus, who fell in lov...

February 14th, 2019 |  


OPINION


Letter: Aces of asphalt retire in Lima

Letter: Aces of asphalt retire in Lima

Asphalt? Nobody’s fault.Yes, it was no one’s fault but two great local guys decided this winter to call it a career. Mike Fritchie and Den...

February 16th, 2019 |  


Michael Reagan: Damning the Do-Nothings of Congress

Michael Reagan: Damning the Do-Nothings of Congress

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is the looniest lefty I’ve seen elected to Congress in my lifetime.But Ilhan Omar, her fellow rookie House member from ...

February 16th, 2019 |  


Glenn Mollette: Holding my stillborn son

Glenn Mollette: Holding my stillborn son

My wife and I got the news on May 30, 1989. Our full term nine-month old son was dead. Karen had not felt the baby move in a couple of days and when s...

February 16th, 2019 |  


Jay Ambrose: Is Kamala Harris the answer for Dems? Scares me

Jay Ambrose: Is Kamala Harris the answer for Dems? Scares me

She’s progressive, she’s smart, she’s tough and it’s a good thing that Sen. Kamala Harris right now seems to be standing in th...

February 16th, 2019 |  


Noah Feldman: Democrats’ compromise strengthens case for Trump’s wall ‘emergency’

Noah Feldman: Democrats’ compromise strengthens case for Trump’s wall ‘emergency’

In retrospect, it seems obvious that President Donald Trump would want to have his cake and eat it, too. That’s essentially what he’s doin...

February 16th, 2019 |  


BUSINESS


Investors face taxes for funds that fell in 2018

Investors face taxes for funds that fell in 2018

NEW YORK — As if the worst year for stocks in nearly a decade weren’t bad enough, many investors now have to pay a tax bill on top of it.T...

February 16th, 2019 |  


Putnam County hospice receives CHAP accreditation

OTTAWA — Putnam County Homecare & Hospice announced that it has received accreditation renewal under Community Health Accreditation Partner,...

February 16th, 2019 |  


Delphos Chamber unveils award nominees

Delphos Chamber unveils award nominees

DELPHOS — The Delphos Chamber of Commerce on Friday unveiled nominations for the 2019 Chamber awards. The nominees are:Nonprofit business or clu...

February 16th, 2019 |  


Land transfers, Feb. 7-13

Land transfers, Feb. 7-13

The trend of the real estate market in Allen County is shown by the following report, for the week running Feb. 7 through 13, 2019. Figures reflect th...

February 16th, 2019 |  


Cheryl Parson: Looking for love online requires some skepticism

Cheryl Parson: Looking for love online requires some skepticism

In an article about online dating on Psychology Today’s website, the author says, “Maslow’s hierarchy of needs and conventional wisd...

February 16th, 2019 |  


Lima native writes inspirational book

Lima native writes inspirational book

LIMA — Christina Ryan Claypool, a regular Lima News contributing columnist, has authored a new book, “Secrets of the Pastor’s Wife: ...

February 16th, 2019 |  


STATE NEWS


Owner of pit bull that killed Dayton man convicted

Owner of pit bull that killed Dayton man convicted

DAYTON — A Dayton man was convicted Friday for failing to control a pit bull that killed a 60-year-old Air Force veteran in 2017.Anthony D. Aust...

February 16th, 2019 |  


Ohio lawmaker seeks to reform welfare programs

Ohio lawmaker seeks to reform welfare programs

HAMILTON — Operators of Butler County public assistance programs say a bill introduced by a local lawmaker meant to streamline some welfare prog...

February 16th, 2019 |  


Report: Congressman suspects theft from campaign account

Report: Congressman suspects theft from campaign account

CLEVELAND (AP) — The re-election committee for an Ohio Republican congressman told the Federal Election Commission it suspects the campaign̵...

February 16th, 2019 |  


Ohio’s income tax revenue slumps in past two months

Ohio’s income tax revenue slumps in past two months

COLUMBUS — For two consecutive months, Ohio income tax collections have fallen noticeably short of estimates, although overall tax revenue remai...

February 16th, 2019 |  


Ohio sends incorrect tax form to about 9,000 people

Ohio sends incorrect tax form to about 9,000 people

COLUMBUS — About 9,000 people who collected money last year from Ohio’s unclaimed-funds operation have received a tax form that includes i...

February 16th, 2019 |  


Sherrod Brown defends decision not to endorse Green New Deal

Sherrod Brown defends decision not to endorse Green New Deal

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Sherrod Brown, a potential 2020 Democratic presidential contender, shrugged off arguments from liberals on Tuesday that s...

February 12th, 2019 |