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‘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 |  


At least 13 auto safety rules are years overdue

At least 13 auto safety rules are years overdue

WASHINGTON — After their 16-year-old daughter died in a car crash, David and Wendy Mills wondered whether she would be alive if federal rules on...

October 16th, 2021 |  


MakerFest Job Fair matches people with jobs

MakerFest Job Fair matches people with jobs

LIMA — More than 2,300 jobs are available in a 10-mile radius of Lima, according to numbers by Ohio Means Jobs.“It’s definitely a jo...

October 16th, 2021 |  


Denecker joins Citizens National Bank

Denecker joins Citizens National Bank

BLUFFTON — Gabe Denecker joins the treasury management team at Citizens National Bank.He will assist the business banking team at the Bluffton o...

October 16th, 2021 |  


CrimeStoppers

CrimeStoppers

LIMA — Area law-enforcement officials are looking for information about crimes or people listed in this graphic. The Lima/Allen-Putnam County Cr...

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 |  


SPORTS


Roundup: Marion Local defeats Coldwater on late field goal

Roundup: Marion Local defeats Coldwater on late field goal

MARIA STEIN — Kevin Partington connected on a 26-yard field goal as time expired to give Marion Local at 24-21 football victory Friday night aga...

October 16th, 2021 updated: October 16th, 2021. |  


High school football: Lima Central Catholic rolls past Galion, 35-7

High school football: Lima Central Catholic rolls past Galion, 35-7

GALION — Lima Central Catholic used a big first half to soar past Galion by a score of 35-7, spoiling homecoming for the Tigers.The weather play...

October 15th, 2021 |  


High school football: St. Francis de Sale leads Lima Senior 7-6

High school football: St. Francis de Sale leads Lima Senior 7-6

St. Francis de Sales held a slim 7-6 over Lima Senior at halftime.The Spartans got off to a quick start and scored on its first possession on a time c...

October 15th, 2021 |  


High school football: St. Marys stymies Bath 28-0

High school football: St. Marys stymies Bath 28-0

ST. MARYS – St. Marys controlled the clock in Friday’s key Western Buckeye League football matchup against visiting Bath.The Roughriders a...

October 15th, 2021 updated: October 16th, 2021. |  


High school football: Leipsic turns away Allen East

High school football: Leipsic turns away Allen East

LEIPSIC – The field was muddy and the rain was coming down sideways in the first half.That meant it was “perfect” weather for the Le...

October 15th, 2021 updated: October 16th, 2021. |  


Golf: Lima Central Catholic girls, Allen East’s Miller in second at state

Golf: Lima Central Catholic girls, Allen East’s Miller in second at state

COLUMBUS — Lima Central Catholic trails first-place Alliance Marlington by a single shot after the first day of the Division II girls golf state...

October 15th, 2021 updated: October 16th, 2021. |  


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LIFESTYLE


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 |  


Nancy R. and Glen A. Adams

Nancy R. and Glen A. Adams

GOMER — Mr. and Mrs. Glen A. Adams are celebrating 70 years of marriage.Glen and Nancy R. Adams were married October 14, 1951, at First Baptist ...

October 16th, 2021 |  


Pam and Dave Smith

Pam and Dave Smith

SPENCERVILLE — Mr. and Mrs. Dave Smith celebrated 50 years of marriage with a family dinner.Smith and the former Pam Arthur were married October...

October 16th, 2021 |  


Grounded from talking to his dad?

Grounded from talking to his dad?

I recently received an email from two co-parents who wrote to me together — a novel approach, I must say. They were looking for direction. They ...

October 16th, 2021 |  


ColorBlaze Coleus offers easy color scheme companions

ColorBlaze Coleus offers easy color scheme companions

ColorBlaze El Brighto Coleus will make its debut in 2022, and make no mistake about it, award-winning color scheme opportunities await as you select y...

October 16th, 2021 |  


OPINION


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 |  


Commentary: A salute to local officers who gave their lives

Commentary: A salute to local officers who gave their lives

LIMA — The week of October 13-17 has been declared Police Week across the United States. Traditionally held during the month of May, police week...

October 16th, 2021 |  


I have known Elizabeth Hardesty for more than 25 years. We attended school together since elementary through becoming graduates of Lima Senior High Sc...

October 16th, 2021 |  


Michael Reagan: An escape from Joe Biden’s ‘Angry America’

Michael Reagan: An escape from Joe Biden’s ‘Angry America’

It’s not until you leave the United States that you realize how angry Americans are.Earlier this month my wife the travel agent and I took a cru...

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 |  


Grounded from talking to his dad?

Grounded from talking to his dad?

I recently received an email from two co-parents who wrote to me together — a novel approach, I must say. They were looking for direction. They ...

October 16th, 2021 |  


BUSINESS


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 |  


How do you get 51 mpg in a pickup truck?

How do you get 51 mpg in a pickup truck?

For those above a certain age, the name Ford Maverick will bring up memories of the affordable 1970 compact that replaced the Falcon in Ford’s l...

October 15th, 2021 |  


STATE NEWS


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. |  


Ohio Democrats push for action on sexual assault lawsuit bills

Ohio Democrats push for action on sexual assault lawsuit bills

COLUMBUS — House Democrats are calling for action on legislation that would remove time limits restricting when sexual assault victims could fil...

October 15th, 2021 |