NEWS


Local author Julia Monnin speaking at Auglaize County Central Library

Local author Julia Monnin speaking at Auglaize County Central Library

WAPAKONETA — Local author Julia Monnin will be at the Auglaize County Library from 6-7 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 29, at 203 S. Perry St., Wapakoneta...

January 17th, 2019 |  


Marriage license applications filed

Marriage license applications filed

The following individuals filed applications for marriage licenses in Allen County Probate Court:Aaron Sauder of Lima and Addie Bowman of Elida; and S...

January 17th, 2019 |  


Police calls

Police calls

LIMA POLICE900 block of West Market Street, Lima — Police responded Wednesday to the report of an assault.100 block of East Pearl Street, Lima &...

January 17th, 2019 |  


GET THIS: Commuter’s ‘delay scarf’ bought by German train company

GET THIS: Commuter’s ‘delay scarf’ bought by German train company

BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s biggest rail company, under fire for its unpunctual service, is trying to mollify one disgruntled commuter by buyi...

January 17th, 2019 |  


Lori Borgman: Cars of future put backseat drivers out of work

Lori Borgman: Cars of future put backseat drivers out of work

The first thing engraved on my brain as a new driver was to keep my hands at the 10 and 2 positions on the steering wheel. I just saw a picture of a d...

January 17th, 2019 |  


Sprague set to speak to Allen County officials dialogue

Sprague set to speak to Allen County officials dialogue

LIMA — Allen County and Lima elected and appointed officials will hold their 133rd dialogue from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 23 at Allen Econ...

January 17th, 2019 |  


SPORTS


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Lima native White calls an audible
Roundup: LCC knocks off Versailles in boys basketball

Roundup: LCC knocks off Versailles in boys basketball

VERSAILLES — Lima Central Catholic recovered from a 32-26 halttime deficit by outscoring Versailles 26-10 in the third quarter and 17-14 in the ...

January 16th, 2019 updated: January 16th, 2019. |  


L-B swats away Grove

L-B swats away Grove

COLUMBUS GROVE — Drive to the basket, whack.Rejected.Liberty-Benton’s defense and shot-blocking gave Columbus Grove fits.Liberty-Benton bl...

January 15th, 2019 |  


Girls basketball: Spencerville uses fast start for win against Shawnee

Girls basketball: Spencerville uses fast start for win against Shawnee

SPENCERVILLE — Whenever a basketball team wins a huge game, there’s always a fear of a letdown in the following game.Spencerville was comi...

January 15th, 2019 |  


Ohio high school boys, girls basketball scores for Tuesday, Jan. 15

Ohio high school boys, girls basketball scores for Tuesday, Jan. 15

BoysAkr. Buchtel 72, Akr. Ellet 61Akr. Hoban 63, Berlin Center Western Reserve 43Albany Alexander 72, McArthur Vinton County 42Andover Pymatuning Vall...

January 15th, 2019 |  


Here are some interesting tidbits involving Lima area

Here are some interesting tidbits involving Lima area

Lima Senior High’s 1960 football backfield included four Division I scholarship players: QB Vance Shuman (Purdue), fullback Eddie Kimbrough (Iow...

January 15th, 2019 |  


Quick start lifts Wayne Trace past LCC

Quick start lifts Wayne Trace past LCC

LIMA – It seemed like every time Lima Central Catholic attempted that one extra pass, a Wayne Trace defender would sneak into the passing lane.W...

January 14th, 2019 updated: January 15th, 2019. |  


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LIFESTYLE


Colorism reveals many shades of prejudice in Hollywood

Colorism reveals many shades of prejudice in Hollywood

The breakthrough representation of minorities in Hollywood blockbusters has ignited a frequently overlooked discussion about whether prejudice isnR...

January 16th, 2019 |  


Births

Births

Lima Memorial Health SystemJan. 16 — Megan and James Fay, Lima, girl.Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical CenterJan. 11 — Mara and Jacob ...

January 16th, 2019 |  


The printing Parmenters

The printing Parmenters

LIMA — According to contemporary accounts the whole thing began with the dispatch of a fire engine from the central fire station on High Street,...

January 15th, 2019 |  


Netflix raising prices for 58M US subscribers as costs rise

Netflix raising prices for 58M US subscribers as costs rise

SAN FRANCISCO — Netflix is raising its U.S. prices by 13 percent to 18 percent, its biggest increase since the company launched its video stream...

January 15th, 2019 |  


Births

Births

Lima Memorial Health SystemJan. 9 — Jennifer Conrad and Anthony Hardesty, Lafayette, girl.Jan. 10 — Amanda Stroup, McGuffey, boy.Jan. 11 ...

January 14th, 2019 updated: January 15th, 2019. |  


Real Life Mama: Thankful for wishes

Real Life Mama: Thankful for wishes

I have never had to wish that my child didn’t have a chronic illness. I have never had to hope and pray that cancer left my baby’s body. I...

January 12th, 2019 |  


OPINION


Editorial: Warren stumbled in starting gate and may not recover

What if you entered a presidential race and no one really cared?That was the ho-hum reaction to Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s New Year&#...

January 16th, 2019 |  


Editorial: Householder makes power grab in Ohio House

New Speaker Larry Householder had the first laugh, but we hope he doesn’t also get the last laugh over his Democrat-driven selection last week t...

January 16th, 2019 |  


Letter: Shutdown felt by all Americans

Democrat, Republican, Independent etc … When it comes down to it, we are all Americans. We all want to have security, a chance for a future for ...

January 16th, 2019 |  


: Gov. DeWine makes a good first impression

: Gov. DeWine makes a good first impression

Mike DeWine began his inaugural address, “Today, we are united as Ohioans.” The new governor then proceeded to identify the priorities Ohi...

January 15th, 2019 |  


George Will: Brexit shows how direct democracy can be dangerous

George Will: Brexit shows how direct democracy can be dangerous

“In my country the people can do as they like, although it often happens that they don’t like what they have done.”— Winston C...

January 15th, 2019 |  


BUSINESS


VW, Ford team up on pickups, explore deal on electrics

VW, Ford team up on pickups, explore deal on electrics

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Volkswagen and Ford are forming a global alliance to develop commercial vans and medium-sized pickups together while e...

January 15th, 2019 |  


No-shows for auto shows? Detroit and others aim to retool

No-shows for auto shows? Detroit and others aim to retool

DETROIT (AP) — At first glance, this year’s edition of the North American International Auto Show might look like any other from the past:...

January 15th, 2019 |  


US indexes hit one-month highs as Netflix leads tech rally

US indexes hit one-month highs as Netflix leads tech rally

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks rallied to their highest level in more than a month Tuesday after China’s government moved to inject more life...

January 15th, 2019 |  


Bar opens in old Mark Pi’s China Gate

Bar opens in old Mark Pi’s China Gate

LIMA — Mulligans Bar has moved to the old Mark Pi’s China Gate building on North Street.The bar closed its old location on West High Stree...

January 14th, 2019 |  


Another sign of weakness in China weighs on US stocks

Another sign of weakness in China weighs on US stocks

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks took small losses Monday after China reported a drop in exports in December, but the market didn’t come close to ma...

January 14th, 2019 |  


The self-driving car industry just acknowledged it has an image problem

The self-driving car industry just acknowledged it has an image problem

For the driverless car industry, 2018 saw technology breakthroughs. Unfortunately, the year also was a public relations disaster.An experimental Uber ...

January 12th, 2019 |  


STATE NEWS


First medical marijuana sold in Ohio as dispensaries open

First medical marijuana sold in Ohio as dispensaries open

CLEVELAND (AP) — One of the first, if not the first, person to purchase medical marijuana in Ohio on Wednesday morning thinks the much-anticipat...

January 16th, 2019 |  


Hospital: Doc gave near-death patients excessive pain meds

Hospital: Doc gave near-death patients excessive pain meds

COLUMBUS (AP) — An intensive care doctor ordered “significantly excessive and potentially fatal” doses of pain medicine for at least...

January 15th, 2019 |  


New governor to be sworn in at home, then at Statehouse

New governor to be sworn in at home, then at Statehouse

COLUMBUS (AP) — Republican Mike DeWine is set to be sworn in as Ohio’s 70th governor in a midnight ceremony at his Cedarville home.The for...

January 13th, 2019 |  


Man achieves goal to have father buried with military honors

Man achieves goal to have father buried with military honors

RITTMAN, Ohio (AP) — Having waited 64 years for the reunion, Rex Beach struggled to leave his father’s casket when the time came.“It...

January 13th, 2019 |  


Toledo area housing market strong in 2018

Toledo area housing market strong in 2018

TOLEDO — It may have been a rocky year for the stock market and parts of the economy, but in the Toledo housing market 2018 was surely the best ...

January 12th, 2019 |  


Medical marijuana hits the market this week

Medical marijuana hits the market this week

AKRON — Decoding that funky smell isn’t something the state requires of medical marijuana testing labs.“But the whole goal is to giv...

January 12th, 2019 |