NEWS


Ohio raising age to buy tobacco products to 21

Ohio raising age to buy tobacco products to 21

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio is raising the minimum age to buy tobacco and related products from 18 to 21.Gov. Mike DeWine said tobacco use by you...

July 20th, 2019 |  


Facing Trump’s tariffs, some companies move, change or wait

Facing Trump’s tariffs, some companies move, change or wait

WASHINGTON — Some are moving factories out of China. Others are strategically redesigning products. Some are seeking loopholes in trade law or e...

July 20th, 2019 |  


Road construction and maintenance projects

Road construction and maintenance projects

ALLEN COUNTYInterstate 75 between the Stewart Road overpass and Napoleon Road, between the city of Lima and the village of Beaverdam, will be restrict...

July 20th, 2019 |  


Lima/Allen County Crime Stoppers

Lima/Allen County Crime Stoppers

Area law enforcement officials are looking for information about the crimes or persons listed. The Lima/Allen County Crime Stoppers program offers cas...

July 20th, 2019 |  


Build your credit smarts

Build your credit smarts

Well done, America. Credit scores across the nation are going up. On the other hand, knowledge of how credit works is declining.Consumers’ grasp...

July 20th, 2019 |  


Summer job unlikely to affect financial aid

Summer job unlikely to affect financial aid

Roughly one-third of teenagers have summer jobs, according to the Pew Research Center. Some of these jobs may make you very familiar with the letters ...

July 20th, 2019 |  


SPORTS


LATA tournament: Players again must deal with hot temps

LATA tournament: Players again must deal with hot temps

LIMA — The weather was again the talk of the day during the semifinals of the Lima Area Tennis Association doubles tournaments on a hot and humi...

July 20th, 2019 |  


British Open: Irishman Lowry builds 4-shot advantage

British Open: Irishman Lowry builds 4-shot advantage

PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland — The noise was unlike anything Shane Lowry had ever heard on a golf course, no surprise at the first British Open in...

July 20th, 2019 |  


Roundup: More than 2,000 compete in Wapakoneta races

Roundup: More than 2,000 compete in Wapakoneta races

WAPAKONETA — Daniel Noonan from Worthington won the 10k race and Columbus Grove’s Carson Closson was the 5k winner in Saturday’s Run...

July 20th, 2019 |  


Accepting challenge pays off for Horstman

Accepting challenge pays off for Horstman

LIMA — The hot weather Friday night couldn’t stop racing at Limaland Motorsports Park as Stolly Insurance Group presented the 22nd UNOH An...

July 20th, 2019 |  


Reds lose after seeing Cardinals erase seven-run deficit

Reds lose after seeing Cardinals erase seven-run deficit

CINCINNATI — Jose Martinez homered and singled during a 10-run rally in the sixth inning and the St. Louis Cardinals overcame a seven-run defici...

July 20th, 2019 |  


Mercado gets 5 hits as Indians top Royals 10-5 for 6th win in row

Mercado gets 5 hits as Indians top Royals 10-5 for 6th win in row

CLEVELAND — Rookie Oscar Mercado went 5 for 5 and drove in two runs as the Cleveland Indians won their sixth straight game, defeating the Kansas...

July 19th, 2019 |  


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LIFESTYLE


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94th birthday: Naomi Clark
Five generations: Clark family

Five generations: Clark family

Five generations of the Clark family gathered recently. Front left: Heather Mayes with Ellie and Grayson. Middle: Sasha Weigt with Mia, Emily and Lizz...

July 20th, 2019 |  


“Stuber” – R

“Stuber” – R

The Story“Doc, how long before I can see straight?” asks burly police detective Vic Manning (Dave Bautista). He’s eager to return to...

July 20th, 2019 |  


David Trinko: Pooling our brains to beat the heat

David Trinko: Pooling our brains to beat the heat

I know everyone’s tired of the heatwave we’ve had in the region this week.For me, though, I’m kind of glad to see it linger. For the...

July 20th, 2019 |  


NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn’t happen this week

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn’t happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these is legit, even though they were shared wide...

July 20th, 2019 |  


“Got the Spider!” joke on demolished house circulates online

“Got the Spider!” joke on demolished house circulates online

RENNER, S.D. (AP) — A photo of a demolished house with the words “Got the Spider!” painted on the roof has made the rounds on social...

July 20th, 2019 |  


Instagram hides ‘likes’ to make you happier

Instagram hides ‘likes’ to make you happier

SAN FRANCISCO — Instagram is expanding a test to hide how many “likes” people’s posts receive as it tries to combat criticism ...

July 19th, 2019 |  


OPINION


Letter: Grateful for Strayer’s induction to ag hall

Letter: Grateful for Strayer’s induction to ag hall

A big thanks goes to Beth Core Seibert and the Lima/Allen County Chamber of Commerce for the humbling award ceremony Thursday, July 11th, as four of t...

July 20th, 2019 |  


Letter: Frustrated by bill from wireless carrier

Letter: Frustrated by bill from wireless carrier

In this day and age, you need cellular service. We are at their mercy.I have been a customer of Verizon all the way back to the beginning. My fianc...

July 20th, 2019 |  


Letter: Citizenship question says Trump enjoys the chaos

Letter: Citizenship question says Trump enjoys the chaos

President Trump abandoned his controversial bid to demand citizenship details from all respondents in next year’s census recently. He’s di...

July 20th, 2019 |  


Letter: Trump doing good job despite constant attacks

Letter: Trump doing good job despite constant attacks

The hate never ends.For the last three years, the word “impeach” has been used every single day against President Trump. When will it end?...

July 20th, 2019 |  


David Trinko: Pooling our brains to beat the heat

David Trinko: Pooling our brains to beat the heat

I know everyone’s tired of the heatwave we’ve had in the region this week.For me, though, I’m kind of glad to see it linger. For the...

July 20th, 2019 |  


Cheryl Parson: Be cautious when using public Wi-Fi

Cheryl Parson: Be cautious when using public Wi-Fi

Last month I wrote a column about work-at-home scams and how the increase in affordable technology communications allowed workers to not be chained do...

July 20th, 2019 |  


BUSINESS


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Land transfers, July 11-17

Land transfers, July 11-17

The trend of the real estate market in Allen County is shown by the following report, for the week running July 11 through 17. Figures reflect the sel...

July 20th, 2019 |  


Cheryl Parson: Be cautious when using public Wi-Fi

Cheryl Parson: Be cautious when using public Wi-Fi

Last month I wrote a column about work-at-home scams and how the increase in affordable technology communications allowed workers to not be chained do...

July 20th, 2019 |  


Home loan rates

Home loan rates

Rates for 30-year and 15-year, fixed-rate mortgages with zero points as of noon, Friday, July 19, 2019:30 YR / 15 YR RATE %First Federal3.75/3.25%Firs...

July 20th, 2019 |  


Legal-Ease: What is a real estate closing?

Legal-Ease: What is a real estate closing?

A real estate closing is usually a literal meeting when ownership of buildings, land and some businesses is changed from the seller to the buyer. Othe...

July 20th, 2019 |  


Big R unveils new name

Big R unveils new name

LIMA — Midwest farm and home retailer Big R Stores is changing its name to Stock+Field.The company announced the name change on Friday, stating ...

July 19th, 2019 |  


Last day for Kelly’s Boutique in Lima

Last day for Kelly’s Boutique in Lima

LIMA — Locally owned clothing and jewelry retailer Kelly’s Boutique is closing its downtown Lima store Saturday as owners Tim and Kelly Sp...

July 19th, 2019 |  


STATE NEWS


Tornado survivors without means to rebuild in ‘limbo’

Tornado survivors without means to rebuild in ‘limbo’

Tornado survivors without the means to rebuild on their own and short on insurance or FEMA money should stay patient, say those working on long-term r...

July 20th, 2019 |  


What to do about suspicious orders is focus in opioid case

What to do about suspicious orders is focus in opioid case

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Two Ohio counties are asking a judge to find that drugmakers and distributors were not allowed to ship suspicious orders o...

July 19th, 2019 |  


Gun reform backers advance proposal

Gun reform backers advance proposal

COLUMBUS — Advocates for closing what they characterize as “loopholes” in Ohio’s background checks for private gun sales moved...

July 19th, 2019 |  


State budget mandates tuition guarantees – which most Ohio colleges already have

State budget mandates tuition guarantees – which most Ohio colleges already have

A provision in the state budget mandates that Ohio public universities help increase college affordability.But most are already doing what the new rul...

July 19th, 2019 |  


Ohio prosecutor argues video release would endanger judges

Ohio prosecutor argues video release would endanger judges

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio county prosecutor said Thursday releasing security camera footage of a judge being shot and wounded would reveal...

July 18th, 2019 |  


Drug company, 4 people indicted in US painkiller probe

Drug company, 4 people indicted in US painkiller probe

CINCINNATI (AP) — A wholesale drug distributor linked to the flood of opioids into Appalachia and two of its former executives were charged with...

July 18th, 2019 |