NEWS


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New Ohio law seeks uniform regulations for carrying knives
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Heft joins Alexander Realty
Local graduates from Albion College

Local graduates from Albion College

ALBION, MI — Lima native Sylvia Upthegrove graduated from Albion College with a degree in psychology. Upthegrove is the child of Kim Upthegrove ...

July 1st, 2022 |  


This week’s updates on the coronavirus pandemic

This week’s updates on the coronavirus pandemic

Allen CountyCases ` 28,440 ` +113Deaths ` 480 ` +1Recovered ` 27,536 ` +122Auglaize CountyCases ` 11,893 ` +51Deaths ` 190 ` 0Recovered ` 11,515 ` +35...

July 1st, 2022 |  


Ohio Supreme Court decides to keep abortion illegal at six weeks

Ohio Supreme Court decides to keep abortion illegal at six weeks

COLUMBUS - The Ohio Supreme Court Friday morning denied an emergency request by abortion providers to block the state’s heartbeat law, which mea...

July 1st, 2022 |  


Births

Births

Lima Memorial Health SystemJune 24 — Juanjuan Que, Lima, boy.June 27 — Celeste and Blake Williams, Ada, boy.June 28 — Kristen and C...

July 1st, 2022 |  


Uniopolis Browns award scholarship

Uniopolis Browns award scholarship

UNIOPOLIS — Cameron Reichenbach of Wapakoneta High School has been named the recipient of the first annual Youth Football & Cheerleading $50...

July 1st, 2022 |  


Real Wheels: A red, white and blue tale

Real Wheels: A red, white and blue tale

WAPAKONETA — Elaine Byer knew her search was over when she came across a 1970 Ford 250 camper special pickup truck.“I am a farm girl, and ...

July 1st, 2022 |  


SPORTS


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Sports Calendar
Baseball roundup: Braves rout Reds 9-1

Baseball roundup: Braves rout Reds 9-1

CINCINNATI — Max Fried won his eighth straight decision, Austin Riley put Atlanta ahead to stay in the first inning with his team-high 19th home...

July 1st, 2022 |  


Warning to boaters: You booze, you lose

Warning to boaters: You booze, you lose

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) is offering a stern warning to Ohioans taking to the water this July Fourth holiday weekend: You booze...

July 1st, 2022 |  


Big Ten deal shows money, not tradition, geography wins out

Big Ten deal shows money, not tradition, geography wins out

In many years of traveling around the United States I have been on the campuses of nine of the 12 schools in the Pac-12 conference.I’ve been to ...

July 1st, 2022 |  


Giménez homer gives Guardians 5-3 win over Twins

Giménez homer gives Guardians 5-3 win over Twins

CLEVELAND (AP) — Andrés Giménez watched his home run clear the center-field fence, kissed his bat and then flipped it while turning to...

June 30th, 2022 |  


AP source: Kevin Durant asks for trade from Brooklyn Nets

AP source: Kevin Durant asks for trade from Brooklyn Nets

Kevin Durant may be taking his quest for more titles elsewhere.Durant has requested a trade from the Brooklyn Nets, according to a person with direct ...

June 30th, 2022 |  


AP source: USC, UCLA in process of joining Big Ten

AP source: USC, UCLA in process of joining Big Ten

UCLA and Southern California are planning to leave the Pac-12 for the Big Ten Conference in a surprising move that could lead to another major realign...

June 30th, 2022 |  


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LIFESTYLE


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Births
Births

Births

Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical CenterJune 29 — Ariel and Luke Hatfield, Lima, girl; Alyssa and Kory Hesseling, Delphos, girll; Kelsey and...

June 30th, 2022 |  


Consumer Health: What do you know about headaches?

Consumer Health: What do you know about headaches?

June is Migraine and Headache Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn more about headaches.Headache is pain in any region of the head. ...

June 30th, 2022 |  


‘Best of the Best’ area fireworks for the 4th of July and beyond

‘Best of the Best’ area fireworks for the 4th of July and beyond

LIMA — Warm nights, blankets spread on grass, and crowds oohing and aahing: whether you’re looking for a spot to see the sparkle on July 4...

June 30th, 2022 updated: June 30th, 2022. |  


Red, white and blue, Lima-style

Red, white and blue, Lima-style

LIMA — Thousands of spectators on average converge in Faurot Park for Lima’s Star Spangled Spectacular on July 4th each year, making it on...

June 30th, 2022 updated: June 30th, 2022. |  


Review: Butler did it — ‘Elvis’ revival grows as it goes

Review: Butler did it — ‘Elvis’ revival grows as it goes

Let’s cut to the chase: The new biopic “Elvis” is worthwhile, foremost for Austin Butler’s genuine and charismatic portrayal o...

June 29th, 2022 |  


Featured events coming up in the Lima region

Featured events coming up in the Lima region

5K RaceCheck-in starts at 6:30 p.m. ThursdayThe 2nd Annual Chiropractic Keeps Me Moving 5K race will start at 7:30 p.m. at the Car-E-It Party Shop, 12...

June 29th, 2022 |  


OPINION


Today’s editorial cartoons

Today’s editorial cartoons

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July 1st, 2022 |  


Jerry Zezima: Come and meet my stumbling feet

Jerry Zezima: Come and meet my stumbling feet

Even in his present condition (deceased since 1987), Fred Astaire is a better dancer than I am.In the movies, especially the ones with Ginger Rogers, ...

July 1st, 2022 |  


Letter: Both sides failing in solving problems

Letter: Both sides failing in solving problems

Thank you for your article “Contradictory decisions or consistent?” It is true that Nancy Pelosi’s comments constitute “callin...

June 30th, 2022 |  


Today’s editorial cartoons

Today’s editorial cartoons

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June 30th, 2022 |  


Bill O’Brien: James Madison would love abortion ruling

Bill O’Brien: James Madison would love abortion ruling

When the U.S. Constitution was ratified June 21, 1788, the two men most responsible for its success were Alexander Hamilton and James Madison, who, al...

June 30th, 2022 |  


Michael S. Lewis: Founders wouldn’t like Dobbs decision

Michael S. Lewis: Founders wouldn’t like Dobbs decision

What would the Founders think of the Supreme Court’s decision in Dobbs? Say we do what Bill and Ted did in their “Excellent Adventure.R...

June 30th, 2022 |  


BUSINESS


Legal-Ease: For sale by owner advice

Legal-Ease: For sale by owner advice

Prospective homebuyers often search online on their own to find homes that are for sale. However, homes listed for sale can sometimes sell for more mo...

June 25th, 2022 |  


Brookville a bright, open country cottage house plan

Brookville a bright, open country cottage house plan

EUGENE, ORE. – Shake and lap siding combine with cultured stone veneer to make the Brookville a textural treat for the eyes. This country cottag...

June 25th, 2022 |  


Liz Weston: Is medical debt vanishing from credit reports?

Liz Weston: Is medical debt vanishing from credit reports?

Health care bills are about to become far less threatening to the financial well-being of millions of Americans.The three major credit bureaus are era...

June 25th, 2022 |  


World’s dirtiest oil and gas fields are in Russia, Turkmenistan and Texas

World’s dirtiest oil and gas fields are in Russia, Turkmenistan and Texas

Oil and natural gas fields in Russia, Turkmenistan and Texas are the most climate-damaging on Earth, according to a first-of-its kind analysis that lo...

June 25th, 2022 |  


Land transfers, June 16-22

Land transfers, June 16-22

The trend of the real estate market in Allen County is shown by the following report, for the week running June 16 through 22. Figures reflect the sel...

June 25th, 2022 |  


Area unemployment numbers mixed

Area unemployment numbers mixed

LIMA — The unemployment numbers for the month of May are a mixed bag, showing counties in the immediate area with numbers rising, lowering, and ...

June 23rd, 2022 updated: June 23rd, 2022. |  


STATE NEWS


Ohio state representative says she would consider banning birth control

Ohio state representative says she would consider banning birth control

CLEVELAND — State Rep. Jean Schmidt, a Clermont County Republican, said during a radio interview this week that she would entertain a debate abo...

July 1st, 2022 |  


New Ohio law seeks uniform regulations for carrying knives

New Ohio law seeks uniform regulations for carrying knives

COLUMBUS (AP) — A new law taking effect this fall will establish uniform rules for carrying knives across Ohio to prevent municipalities from en...

July 1st, 2022 updated: July 1st, 2022. |  


Ohio Supreme Court decides to keep abortion illegal at six weeks

Ohio Supreme Court decides to keep abortion illegal at six weeks

COLUMBUS - The Ohio Supreme Court Friday morning denied an emergency request by abortion providers to block the state’s heartbeat law, which mea...

July 1st, 2022 |  


Ohio prosecutors disagree in opposing ‘Heartbeat Bill’ after lawsuit filed

Ohio prosecutors disagree in opposing ‘Heartbeat Bill’ after lawsuit filed

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost is resisting an attempt to block enforcement of the “Heartbeat Bill,” which bans abortion after five or si...

June 30th, 2022 |  


Cedar Point to disband police department

Cedar Point to disband police department

SANDUSKY, Ohio – Cedar Point plans to disband its police department and turn law enforcement duties at the park over to the city of Sandusky.The...

June 30th, 2022 updated: June 30th, 2022. |  


State agency to lead probe into deadly Akron police shooting

State agency to lead probe into deadly Akron police shooting

AKRON — A man shot and killed by police following a vehicle and foot pursuit this week died from multiple gunshot wounds, and his death has been...

June 29th, 2022 |