NEWS


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Today’s latest updates on the coronavirus pandemic

Today’s latest updates on the coronavirus pandemic

NINETEEN NEW DEATHS REPORTEDThere were 19 new deaths in the region attributed to COVID-19, according to twice-weekly statistics from the Ohio Departme...

October 22nd, 2021 |  


Lima Salvation Army sets final assistance sign up date

Lima Salvation Army sets final assistance sign up date

LIMA — The Salvation Army will hold its final sign-up day for Christmas assistance from 9 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 3...

October 22nd, 2021 |  


Real Wheels: ‘52 MG TD Mark II finds way to winery

Real Wheels: ‘52 MG TD Mark II finds way to winery

COLUMBUS GROVE — Gregg and Nata Miller, of Columbus Grove, brought their 1952 MG TD Mark II to the Westgate Charity Car Show. They have owned it...

October 22nd, 2021 |  


All you can eat breakfast set in Lafayette

All you can eat breakfast set in Lafayette

LAFAYETTE — An all-you-can-eat breakfast will be held from 8 to 10 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 13, at the Sager Masonic Hall, located at Swaney Road ...

October 22nd, 2021 |  


All you can eat fish fry planned in Waynesfield

All you can eat fish fry planned in Waynesfield

WAYNESFIELD — An all-you-can-eat fish fry will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 6, at the Waynesfield Masonic Hall, located at the cor...

October 22nd, 2021 |  


SPORTS


The top 75 — plus 1 — players in NBA history are revealed

The top 75 — plus 1 — players in NBA history are revealed

For the NBA’s 75th anniversary team, 75 players weren’t enough.The league needed 76 instead.The top 75 players in NBA history — and ...

October 22nd, 2021 |  


Laine’s overtime goal lifts Blue Jackets past Islanders 3-2

Laine’s overtime goal lifts Blue Jackets past Islanders 3-2

COLUMBUS — Patrik Laine scored at 1:49 of overtime to lift the Columbus Blue Jackets over the New York Islanders 3-2 on Thursday night.Laine ska...

October 22nd, 2021 |  


Keenum, third-string back Johnson lead Browns past Broncos

Keenum, third-string back Johnson lead Browns past Broncos

CLEVELAND — Case Keenum stepped in for Baker Mayfield and made the most of his first start in two years, third-string back D’Ernest Johnso...

October 21st, 2021 |  


Volleyball: Lincolnview handles Wayne Trace

Volleyball: Lincolnview handles Wayne Trace

MIDDLE POINT — From sharing the Northwest Conference title to snaring a sectional crown.Lincolnview, who ended the regular season with a win ove...

October 21st, 2021 updated: October 22nd, 2021. |  


Roundup: Sectional titles determined in soccer, volleyball

Roundup: Sectional titles determined in soccer, volleyball

Boys soccerSectional finalsDivision IIOttawa-Glandorf 2,Elida 0GLANDORF — Carson Fuka and Austin Birkemeier each had a goal, Jordan Schroeder an...

October 21st, 2021 updated: October 21st, 2021. |  


College football: No. 2 Cincinnati prepares for Navy’s triple-option offense

College football: No. 2 Cincinnati prepares for Navy’s triple-option offense

Cincinnati coach Luke Fickell’s unbeaten Bearcats handled their first two conference tests with ease.Up next is Navy — and although the Mi...

October 21st, 2021 |  


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LIFESTYLE


The Oak Ridge Boys bring ‘Elvira’ and more to Lima

The Oak Ridge Boys bring ‘Elvira’ and more to Lima

LIMA — If it’s hard to believe you’ve been hearing the iconic “giddy up, oom poppa, oom poppa, mow mow” of The Oak Ridge...

October 21st, 2021 |  


Down The Road: Upcoming exhibits, concerts and performances

Down The Road: Upcoming exhibits, concerts and performances

Oct. 24The Oak Ridge Boys, Veterans Memorial Civic Center, LimaNov. 4Lima Chamberfest, Veterans Memorial Civic Center, LimaNov. 5-6Rustic Farmhouse Ma...

October 21st, 2021 |  


Concerts in the Lima area

Concerts in the Lima area

COLUMBUSKevin Costner & Modern West: Mershon Auditorium (on the campus of Ohio State University), Oct. 28 Twenty One Pilots: Takeover Tour: Nation...

October 21st, 2021 |  


An apple a day?

An apple a day?

My grandkids — who can sometimes be picky about certain fruits and vegetables — have a different story when my two apple trees burst forth...

October 20th, 2021 |  


To-do lists

To-do lists

If you are like me, you make these long lists of everything you need to do, then feel overwhelmed, call it quits, and go watch TV. If that sounds fami...

October 20th, 2021 |  


Can medications and supplements interact?

Can medications and supplements interact?

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: As I have gotten older, doctors have placed me on more medications, such as for blood pressure and cholesterol. Also, as I age, I ha...

October 20th, 2021 |  


OPINION


Christine Flowers: The imaginary, destructive power of social media

Christine Flowers: The imaginary, destructive power of social media

It’s very easy these days to say that social media is toxic. People act in ways they’d never do in real life, because it isn’t real ...

October 21st, 2021 |  


Leonard Pitts Jr.:

Leonard Pitts Jr.:

I’ve got something to say about “you people.”That, as you may recall, was how I referred, in a recent column, to Mike Pence and othe...

October 21st, 2021 |  


Lori Borgman: Playing another round of hide and shriek

Lori Borgman: Playing another round of hide and shriek

We’re thinking about getting one of those Ring doorbells that notify you on your cellphone every time someone is at the door. A lot of our famil...

October 21st, 2021 |  


Letter: Berger: Trust me, vote Sharetta Smith

Letter: Berger: Trust me, vote Sharetta Smith

It has been my honor to serve as Lima’s Mayor and CEO for 32 years. I thank everyone who collaborated with me to bring about positive, enduring,...

October 21st, 2021 |  


Letter: Brownlow a solid choice

Letter: Brownlow a solid choice

As a proud alumnus of Lima Senior who values the education received, I write this endorsement of Cindy Brownlow, who is running for a board of educati...

October 20th, 2021 |  


Editorial: America losing old-fashioned work ethic

Southwest Airlines canceled thousands of flights around the recent holiday weekend. Texas Sen. Ted Cruz and others with no particular knowledge or inv...

October 20th, 2021 |  


BUSINESS


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New development underway in Glandorf

New development underway in Glandorf

GLANDORF — Work is underway to develop some property in Glandorf in Putnam County.The village owns about 10 acres of the land it hopes to use fo...

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


Dinosaur poop, drones and butlers

Dinosaur poop, drones and butlers

ORLANDO, Florida — At more than 26 inches long and 20-plus pounds, Barnum is the world record holder for the largest recorded pieces of feces ev...

October 16th, 2021 |  


Can we build another house on my side yard?

Can we build another house on my side yard?

Q: My property’s large side yard is more than big enough to fit another house. I want to deed part of my property to my son so he can build his ...

October 16th, 2021 |  


‘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 |  


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. |