NEWS


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Lima Municipal Court records
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Ada man faces counterfeiting charges
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Cheer squads show spirit
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Leipsic girl with Cystic Fibrosis to receive horse
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Dayton-area abortion clinic loses Ohio Supreme Court fight
Maria Stein Shrine to continue speaker series

Maria Stein Shrine to continue speaker series

MARIA STEIN — The Maria Stein Shrine of the Holy Relics will continue its speaker series with “Legendary Relics” presented by Matthe...

August 22nd, 2019 |  


DeWine announces center to combat violence, mass shootings

DeWine announces center to combat violence, mass shootings

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Gov. Mike DeWine signed an executive order Wednesday to create a new office that will focus on school safety — trying to ...

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


Report shows US deficit to exceed $1 trillion next year

Report shows US deficit to exceed $1 trillion next year

WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal budget deficit is expected to balloon to more than $1 trillion in the next fiscal year under the first projections...

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


Lima Senior, LCC teaming up with American Cancer Society

Lima Senior, LCC teaming up with American Cancer Society

LIMA — Lima Senior High School and Lima Central Catholic High School will play their first football matchup at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 29, at Spar...

August 22nd, 2019 |  


Here’s primer on graduation requirements

Here’s primer on graduation requirements

The continually changing rules around graduation requirements have confused parents and students for years.The legislature cemented new requirements i...

August 21st, 2019 |  


Fall YMCA Mom to Mom sale set

Fall YMCA Mom to Mom sale set

LIMA — The Fall YMCA Mom to Mom Sale will be from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 5, in the YMCA gymnasiums, 345 S. Elizabeth St., Lima.Entry fee ...

August 21st, 2019 |  


SPORTS


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 |  


Galvis hits tiebreaking homer, Reds beat Padres 3-2

Galvis hits tiebreaking homer, Reds beat Padres 3-2

CINCINNATI (AP) — Freddy Galvis hit a tie-breaking two-run homer in the sixth inning, and Aristides Aquino added an RBI single as the Cincinnati...

August 20th, 2019 |  


Callaway beats former boss as surging Mets top Indians 9-2

Callaway beats former boss as surging Mets top Indians 9-2

NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Conforto hit a tiebreaking homer moments after an embarrassing error by Cleveland Indians left fielder Oscar Mercado, an...

August 20th, 2019 |  


Temple Christian records shutout

High SchoolBoys SoccerTemple Christian 1, Cory-Rawson 0Temple Christian’s Jacob Holloway scored the lone goal for the Pioneers. Temple Christian...

August 20th, 2019 |  


Bath Kick-Off Classic

Bath Kick-Off Classic

BATH TOWNSHIP – Sometimes a coach needs to call a timeout. And sometimes a coach needs a long weather delay.In Tuesday’s first soccer game...

August 20th, 2019 |  


Ottoville blanks Van Wert

High SchoolBoys soccerOttoville 1, Van Wert 0VAN WERT — Ottoville’s Kyle Mann scored the lone goal for the Big Green. Ottoville had nine s...

August 19th, 2019 |  


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LIFESTYLE


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 |  


Births

Births

Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical CenterAug. 19 — Ashley Fortman and James Baca, Ottawa, boy; Morgan Kaufman and Eric Fenstermaker, Glandorf...

August 20th, 2019 |  


Births

Births

Lima Memorial Health SystemAug. 16 — Shaylee and Rodney McKean, Forest, girl.Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical CenterAug. 15 — Emily F...

August 19th, 2019 |  


Hall of Fame sports broadcaster Whitaker dies at 95

Hall of Fame sports broadcaster Whitaker dies at 95

NEW YORK (AP) — Jack Whitaker, whose Hall of Fame broadcasting career ranged from the first Super Bowl to Secretariat’s Triple Crown to sh...

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


Ending a drought for R-rated comedies, ‘Good Boys’ is No. 1

Ending a drought for R-rated comedies, ‘Good Boys’ is No. 1

NEW YORK (AP) — The R-rated comedy, left for dead by some Hollywood studios, again reached No.1 at the box office over the weekend thanks to the...

August 18th, 2019 |  


OPINION


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Letter: Apple bandits strip my tree
Chris Erskine: A classic ballyard that feels like home, even in the nosebleeds

Chris Erskine: A classic ballyard that feels like home, even in the nosebleeds

In the best essay ever written — baseball or otherwise — John Updike once tagged Fenway Park “a lyric little bandbox of a ballpark.&...

August 21st, 2019 |  


Editorial: Stock scare could tame trade recklessness

Editorial: Stock scare could tame trade recklessness

Stocks tanked last week amid signs of a worsening slowdown in Germany and China, and bond investors flashed the clearest signal yet that the U.S. is c...

August 21st, 2019 |  


Letter: Have the spine to do right thing

Letter: Have the spine to do right thing

One wonders from what hole people crawl out of to join the modern century! (“Don’t tell me”…. Aug. 13, Your View letter)Our Fo...

August 20th, 2019 updated: August 21st, 2019. |  


Letter: What a surprise

Letter: What a surprise

I decided to eat breakfast at Bob Evans last week. I seldom know anyone there due to my age.I was about finished when I discovered I couldn’t fi...

August 20th, 2019 updated: August 21st, 2019. |  


Michael Reagan: Shooting down California’s ammo law

Michael Reagan: Shooting down California’s ammo law

Dove season opens in California and across the U.S. on Sept. 1.For as long as I can remember, all I had to do when dove season rolled around each year...

August 20th, 2019 |  


BUSINESS


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Can employers help relieve stress of opioid epidemic?
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 |  


Home loan rates

Home loan rates

Rates for 30-year and 15-year, fixed-rate mortgages with zero points as of noon, Friday, Aug. 16, 2019:30 YR / 15 YR RATE %First National3.50/3.00%Par...

August 17th, 2019 |  


Land transfers, Aug. 1-14

Land transfers, Aug. 1-14

The trend of the real estate market in Allen County is shown by the following report, for the two weeks running Aug. 1 through 14. Figures reflect the...

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


Glo Golf opens in Lima Mall

Glo Golf opens in Lima Mall

LIMA — The Lima Mall has a new option for families looking for indoor entertainment: Glo Golf.The glow-in-the-dark indoor miniature golf course,...

August 16th, 2019 |  


STATE NEWS


Accused Chinese fentanyl traffickers face U.S. sanctions following charges in Ohio federal court

Accused Chinese fentanyl traffickers face U.S. sanctions following charges in Ohio federal court

CLEVELAND, Ohio — The U.S. Treasury Department on Wednesday announced Chinese nationals indicted on drug charges in an Ohio federal court will b...

August 21st, 2019 |  


Man facing new charges over threats against federal agents

Man facing new charges over threats against federal agents

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man accused of making an online threat against federal agents and voicing support for mass shootings has been in...

August 21st, 2019 |  


Study: 10 years later, Ohio tax revenues still haven’t recovered from the Great Recession

Study: 10 years later, Ohio tax revenues still haven’t recovered from the Great Recession

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Four out of five U.S. states have seen their tax revenues recover to pre-recession levels, according to a new national study.Bu...

August 20th, 2019 |  


Former judge pleads guilty in ex-wife’s stabbing death

Former judge pleads guilty in ex-wife’s stabbing death

CLEVELAND (AP) — A former county judge in Cleveland pleaded guilty Tuesday to fatally stabbing his ex-wife moments after she had dropped off the...

August 20th, 2019 |  


Ohio elections bill would streamline voter registration at BMV

Ohio elections bill would streamline voter registration at BMV

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohioans would be able to more easily update their voter registrations while at the BMV, if a new bill introduced by state lawma...

August 20th, 2019 |  


2 drug companies settle with counties in opioid-crisis suit

2 drug companies settle with counties in opioid-crisis suit

Two pharmaceutical companies have reached settlements totaling $15 million to avoid being defendants in the first federal trial on the drug industry&#...

August 20th, 2019 |