NEWS


Insurers add food to coverage menu as way to improve health

Insurers add food to coverage menu as way to improve health

When COVID-19 first swarmed the United States, one health insurer called some customers with a question: Do you have enough to eat? Oscar Health wante...

January 23rd, 2021 |  


Putnam County District Library plans online programs

Putnam County District Library plans online programs

OTTAWA — The Putnam County District Library will stream a tech program at 10 a.m. each Saturday in February on its Facebook page, facebook.com/m...

January 23rd, 2021 |  


Jim Krumel: With Trump gone, what’s the future for Jim Jordan?

Jim Krumel: With Trump gone, what’s the future for Jim Jordan?

Not surprisingly there is all kind of speculation about Jim Jordan’s future.A few weeks ago The (Columbus) Dispatch reported there is talk of th...

January 23rd, 2021 |  


David Trinko: We all belong to something important

David Trinko: We all belong to something important

Our 7-year-old daughter was so excited about something that looked like junk mail to me.“It’s addressed to the Trinko family!” she k...

January 23rd, 2021 |  


Inside Biden’s first days in charge

Inside Biden’s first days in charge

WASHINGTON — Inside the White House, President Joe Biden presided over a focused launch of his administration, using his first days in office to...

January 23rd, 2021 |  


Today’s latest updates on the coronavirus pandemic

Today’s latest updates on the coronavirus pandemic

• Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announced that the Ohio Department of Health will extend Ohio’s 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. curfew until Jan. 30. The cu...

January 23rd, 2021 updated: January 23rd, 2021. |  


SPORTS


Boys basketball: Ottoville overwhelms Fort Jennings

Boys basketball: Ottoville overwhelms Fort Jennings

OTTOVILLE – For the first eight minutes, Ft. Jennings withstood Ottoville’s pressure and found themselves down 15-13 after the first perio...

January 22nd, 2021 |  


Ohio high school boys, girls basketball scores for Friday, Jan. 22

Ohio high school boys, girls basketball scores for Friday, Jan. 22

BoysAkr. Buchtel 77, Akr. North 38Akr. East 78, Akr. Kenmore-Garfield 58Akr. Hoban 77, Cle. Cent. Cath. 50Akr. Manchester 71, Cuyahoga Falls CVCA 52Am...

January 22nd, 2021 |  


Past homer king Aaron dies at 86

Past homer king Aaron dies at 86

ATLANTA (AP) — His name is all over the baseball record book and, indeed, Hank Aaron could do it all.Sure, he’s remembered mostly for deth...

January 22nd, 2021 updated: January 22nd, 2021. |  


Some interesting facts about new anglers, boaters

Some interesting facts about new anglers, boaters

There is plenty of positive news on the fishing and boating scene concerning people who are new to both activities as we enter 2021, according to the ...

January 22nd, 2021 |  


Finding quarterback among green group job No. 1 for Ohio State

Finding quarterback among green group job No. 1 for Ohio State

COLUMBUS — Whoever is Ohio State’s starting quarterback in its opener at Minnesota on Sept. 2 will become part of a very small group of OS...

January 22nd, 2021 |  


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LIFESTYLE


Monster truck show won’t return to Lima

Monster truck show won’t return to Lima

LIMA — The 4-Wheel Jamboree, which brought 30,000-plus people and $6.5 million in tourism to Lima each year, won’t be returning to the All...

January 22nd, 2021 |  


Art exhibits, educational talks and pancakes this weekend

Art exhibits, educational talks and pancakes this weekend

REGION — From learning opportunities to opportunities to have some else cook your breakfast, there are a few options this weekend:• A driv...

January 21st, 2021 |  


Inaugural poet Amanda Gorman: ‘Even as we grieved, we grew.’

Inaugural poet Amanda Gorman: ‘Even as we grieved, we grew.’

NEW YORK — The country has a new president and a new literary star. In one of the inauguration’s most talked about moments, poet Amanda Go...

January 21st, 2021 |  


Lima’s Crawford Shoes

Lima’s Crawford Shoes

LIMA — Kenneth Crawford knew what counted when it came to selling shoes — what The Lima News described as “an unwavering attention&#...

January 19th, 2021 |  


Phil Spector, famed music producer and murderer, dies at 81

Phil Spector, famed music producer and murderer, dies at 81

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Phil Spector, the eccentric and revolutionary music producer who transformed rock music with his “Wall of Sound” ...

January 17th, 2021 |  


Real Life Mama: Please go to sleep

Real Life Mama: Please go to sleep

Isn’t it amazing how quickly kids can jump from school schedule to holiday break and yet how long it takes to get them back into a school schedu...

January 17th, 2021 |  


OPINION


Letter: Not the same ol’ Browns

Letter: Not the same ol’ Browns

The Cleveland Browns lost to the defending Super Bowl champion Kansas City Chiefs, but we gave them one hell of a scare.The Browns proved they belonge...

January 23rd, 2021 |  


Letter: Huge debt has consequence

Letter: Huge debt has consequence

In a column by Cal Thomas on the Opinion page some months back, he quoted a former Congressional Budget Office director who said the national debt is ...

January 23rd, 2021 |  


Letter: A gentleman and a fool

Letter: A gentleman and a fool

To former Vice President Pence:Thank you for being a real American. Fullfilling your duties you undertook when your were placed into office, you did i...

January 23rd, 2021 |  


Jim Krumel: With Trump gone, what’s the future for Jim Jordan?

Jim Krumel: With Trump gone, what’s the future for Jim Jordan?

Not surprisingly there is all kind of speculation about Jim Jordan’s future.A few weeks ago The (Columbus) Dispatch reported there is talk of th...

January 23rd, 2021 |  


David Trinko: We all belong to something important

David Trinko: We all belong to something important

Our 7-year-old daughter was so excited about something that looked like junk mail to me.“It’s addressed to the Trinko family!” she k...

January 23rd, 2021 |  


BUSINESS


Judge Willamowski named Presiding Judge

Judge Willamowski named Presiding Judge

LIMA — John R. Willamowski, judge with the Third District Court of Appeals in Lima, has been designated as presiding judge of that court for 202...

January 22nd, 2021 |  


Versa-Pak receives Ohio Rail Development Commission grant

Versa-Pak receives Ohio Rail Development Commission grant

CELINA — Versa-Pak Ltd. has received an Ohio Rail Development Commission grant for $125,000.That money will be used to help with the expansion o...

January 20th, 2021 |  


Federal pandemic unemployment compensation payments issued

Federal pandemic unemployment compensation payments issued

COLUMBUS — The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services has begun issuing supplemental weekly $300 Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation ...

January 20th, 2021 |  


Dominion Energy purchases Hardin County solar project

Dominion Energy purchases Hardin County solar project

RICHMOND, Va. — Ownership of a new solar generating facility in Hardin County has changed.According to a news release from officials from Domini...

January 19th, 2021 updated: January 21st, 2021. |  


Stately Richfield has comfortable living

Stately Richfield has comfortable living

An artful arrangement of brick and glass blends to give the Richfield a look that’s at once stately and welcoming. Handsome masonry columns supp...

January 16th, 2021 |  


Cheryl Parson: 2020’s top 5 scams

Cheryl Parson: 2020’s top 5 scams

It’s pretty much a consensus the best thing about 2020 was seeing it in our rearview mirrors. It was a year packed with tumult. COVID-19 dominat...

January 16th, 2021 |  


STATE NEWS


Insurers add food to coverage menu as way to improve health

Insurers add food to coverage menu as way to improve health

When COVID-19 first swarmed the United States, one health insurer called some customers with a question: Do you have enough to eat? Oscar Health wante...

January 23rd, 2021 |  


Magistrate denies bond for Ohio man in Capitol breach case

Magistrate denies bond for Ohio man in Capitol breach case

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A federal magistrate refused Friday to set bond for an Ohio man charged with helping plot the attack on the U.S. Capitol.The...

January 22nd, 2021 |  


Legislator who questioned Black hygiene to lead health panel

Legislator who questioned Black hygiene to lead health panel

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A Republican lawmaker and doctor who questioned whether members of “the colored population” were disproportion...

January 22nd, 2021 |  


Ohio’s quick pardon program off to slow start

Ohio’s quick pardon program off to slow start

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Gov. Mike DeWine has granted nine pardons a year after his administration created a faster path to a gubernatorial pardon ̵...

January 21st, 2021 |  


Chief: Man who killed officer had vowed not to go to jail

Chief: Man who killed officer had vowed not to go to jail

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A man who charged out of his house and shot and killed an Ohio police officer after a two-hour standoff had repeatedly made ...

January 20th, 2021 |  


DeWine rejects list of nominees for Ohio utility commission

DeWine rejects list of nominees for Ohio utility commission

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine faced swift criticism from consumer advocates Wednesday after he rejected the entire slate of candid...

January 20th, 2021 |