NEWS


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Apollo Career Center to host charity car show

Apollo Career Center to host charity car show

SHAWNEE TOWNSHIP — Apollo Career Center will host a charity car show from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 26 at 3325 Shawnee Road, Lima.The event will in...

May 22nd, 2022 |  


Curtain Call summer concert series returns

Curtain Call summer concert series returns

LIMA — The “Curtain Call” summer concert series will feature live concerts with local artists from 5 to 7 p.m. starting June 16 on t...

May 22nd, 2022 |  


Car show and competition coming to Lima Auto Mall

Car show and competition coming to Lima Auto Mall

LIMA — The Western Buckeye Region of the Vintage Chevrolet Club of America and the Lima Auto Mall are sponsoring their second annual public car ...

May 21st, 2022 |  


Lima K-Kids awarded honors

Lima K-Kids awarded honors

LIMA — K-Kids is the largest service organization for elementary school students, with more than 1,200 clubs worldwide. Several Kiwanis student ...

May 21st, 2022 |  


Former Ohio prisons chief top contender to run US prisons

Former Ohio prisons chief top contender to run US prisons

WASHINGTON (AP) — The former director of the Ohio state prison system has emerged as a leading contender to run the crisis-plagued federal Burea...

May 21st, 2022 |  


From our readers

From our readers

Residents and staff at Lima Convalescent Home recently enjoyed a visit from the Jungle Island Zoo exotic petting zoo. Martha Sherrick enjoyed feeding ...

May 21st, 2022 |  


SPORTS


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Dixon leads Indy 500 qualifiers
Roundup: Shawnee’s Burke finishes third at D-II tennis district

Roundup: Shawnee’s Burke finishes third at D-II tennis district

PORT CLINTON — Shawnee’s Gabe Burke finished third during Saturday’s Division II boys district tournament at VonThron-Hablitzel Tenn...

May 21st, 2022 |  


Reds fall to Blue Jays

Reds fall to Blue Jays

TORONTO — Bo Bichette hit two home runs, pitcher Alek Manoah matched his career high by working eight innings, and the Toronto Blue Jays beat th...

May 21st, 2022 |  


Horstman, Mueller, Sherman win at Limaland

Horstman, Mueller, Sherman win at Limaland

LIMA — Limaland Motorsports Park swung open the gates Friday night as Mercy Health presented the 23rd annual “Run for the Rabbit,” h...

May 21st, 2022 |  


Track & field: Kalida girls, Columbus Grove boys win district titles

Track & field: Kalida girls, Columbus Grove boys win district titles

ADA — It probably wasn’t the way Kalida head track-and-field coach Scott Miller drew it up for Saturday’s finals at the Division III...

May 21st, 2022 updated: May 21st, 2022. |  


Softball: Bath falls short against Bryan

Softball: Bath falls short against Bryan

A scouting report for anyone playing Bryan’s softball team in the regional tournament or beyond: Beware of a big inning late in the game.The Bea...

May 21st, 2022 updated: May 21st, 2022. |  


Baseball: Ramírez shakes off injury, leads Guardians past Tigers 6-1

Baseball: Ramírez shakes off injury, leads Guardians past Tigers 6-1

CLEVELAND — José Ramírez hit a three-run homer and tripled a day after avoiding a serious injury when he fouled a ball off his leg, an...

May 21st, 2022 |  


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LIFESTYLE


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Real Life Mama: Fighting for the tooth

Real Life Mama: Fighting for the tooth

Do you remember your tooth-pulling stage when you were a kid? Man, I do. If a tooth so much as wiggled, I was up all night that same night cranking it...

May 21st, 2022 |  


Living with Children: How can I discourage daughter’s friendship with a brat?

Living with Children: How can I discourage daughter’s friendship with a brat?

Q: My best friend’s 6-year-old daughter is an only child and a spoiled brat. She screams at her parents when she doesn’t get her way, alwa...

May 21st, 2022 |  


David Trinko: Lima Soap Box Derby rolls to a stop for ‘22

David Trinko: Lima Soap Box Derby rolls to a stop for ‘22

Those kid and parent-built racers won’t be blazing down the hill at Faurot Park with nostalgic runs this summer.Steve Skinner sure hopes they...

May 21st, 2022 |  


What readers thought of Oscar Isaac’s Met Gala dress

What readers thought of Oscar Isaac’s Met Gala dress

For last week’s Sunday Best, I asked what you thought of Oscar Isaac’s trompe-l’œil dress at the Met Gala, and I got far too ma...

May 21st, 2022 |  


What to wear to the office?

What to wear to the office?

Dear Answer Angel Ellen: I’ve always had trouble figuring out what to wear to the office every day. So, working from home during COVID-19 has be...

May 21st, 2022 |  


Under Armour looks to ‘Career Combine’

Under Armour looks to ‘Career Combine’

BALTIMORE — Under Armour looked no farther than its own Baltimore backyard to launch what it considers a key piece of a sweeping global initiati...

May 21st, 2022 |  


OPINION


Letter: Birch Solar a project that should go forward

Letter: Birch Solar a project that should go forward

Thank goodness that some of the people who have been opposing the Birch Solar solar farm project have stopped their opposition to the project.We need ...

May 21st, 2022 |  


David Trinko: Lima Soap Box Derby rolls to a stop for ‘22

David Trinko: Lima Soap Box Derby rolls to a stop for ‘22

Those kid and parent-built racers won’t be blazing down the hill at Faurot Park with nostalgic runs this summer.Steve Skinner sure hopes they...

May 21st, 2022 |  


Michael Reagan: Biden is color blind on shootings

Michael Reagan: Biden is color blind on shootings

On and on it goes.Another lone wacko, a white 18-year-old, went on a well-planned killing spree in a supermarket in a Black neighborhood of Buffalo.It...

May 21st, 2022 |  


Sharon Tyson Tover: Victims need HB 343’s reforms

Sharon Tyson Tover: Victims need HB 343’s reforms

In 2008 I was kidnapped and raped.It was not until June 2021 that I came forward, reported my story and started my path to justice. It took me over 10...

May 21st, 2022 |  


Lori Borgman: Our screens unite and divide us

Lori Borgman: Our screens unite and divide us

Every day my inbox fills with emails from public relations firms, angling for a plug for an author’s book or a new study on children. I delete m...

May 21st, 2022 |  


John Grindrod: A commercial from yesteryear, a problem still today

John Grindrod: A commercial from yesteryear, a problem still today

Iron Eyes Cody was an American actor who I’m pretty sure many, especially guys, of my generation would recognize. The 1950s and early ‘60s...

May 21st, 2022 |  


BUSINESS


Shawnee Pools business staying in the family

Shawnee Pools business staying in the family

SHAWNEE TOWNSHIP — Bob and Connie Sutherland have been in the swimming pool business for 53 years, and it all started from an ad in the newspape...

May 21st, 2022 |  


Legal-Ease: Sometimes the law is simply unfair

Legal-Ease: Sometimes the law is simply unfair

Sometimes the law is incredibly consistent, simple and easy to understand. Other times, especially in certain areas of the law, the law consists of mu...

May 21st, 2022 |  


Artondale offers private units

Artondale offers private units

EUGENE, ORE. – You can see the Craftsman influence in the exterior of the Artondale, from the use of shingles in the gable ends to the stone-bas...

May 21st, 2022 |  


Reghan Winkler: Avoiding the scammy contractor

Reghan Winkler: Avoiding the scammy contractor

How did a Chesterfield, Virginia couple turn $800 into more than $5000 in just a few months?This isn’t a story of $5000 in earnings, but of loss...

May 21st, 2022 |  


Land transfers, May 12-18

Land transfers, May 12-18

The trend of the real estate market in Allen County is shown by the following report, for the week running May 12 through 18. Figures reflect the sell...

May 21st, 2022 |  


Elwer to lead 172nd Allen County Fair

Elwer to lead 172nd Allen County Fair

LIMA — Starting just two weeks ago, Monday, May 2, 21-year-old Troy Elwer is now the new Promotions and Operations Manager of the Allen County F...

May 14th, 2022 updated: May 16th, 2022. |  


STATE NEWS


Neighborhood dispute ends with Portage Co. police fatally shooting woman

Neighborhood dispute ends with Portage Co. police fatally shooting woman

WINDHAM TOWNSHIP, Ohio — A dispute between neighbors ended when police shot and killed a 66-year-old woman who was armed with a gun, authorities...

May 16th, 2022 |  


More high schoolers graduating with associate degree already in hand

More high schoolers graduating with associate degree already in hand

DAYTON — A growing number of high school students have gotten an associate degree through local community colleges before graduating from high s...

May 10th, 2022 |  


Ohio legal pot backers sue over disputed petition deadline

Ohio legal pot backers sue over disputed petition deadline

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Supporters of recreational marijuana legalization in Ohio have sued state legislative leaders in an anticipated dispute ov...

May 2nd, 2022 |  


Ohio judge again blocks abortion law that threatened clinics

Ohio judge again blocks abortion law that threatened clinics

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A judge has blocked early enforcement of an Ohio abortion law signed in December that included additional licensing requir...

April 20th, 2022 updated: April 20th, 2022. |  


Ohio prisons ramp up fight against contraband

Ohio prisons ramp up fight against contraband

COLUMBUS, Ohio — From X-ray body scanners to anti-drone technology, the state is ramping up efforts to keep contraband out of Ohio prisons as dr...

April 12th, 2022 |  


Disputed maps won’t stop Ohio’s May 3 primary

Disputed maps won’t stop Ohio’s May 3 primary

COLUMBUS — Despite the uncertainty raised over the date of Ohio’s primary election, the state is ready to move forward with early voting T...

April 3rd, 2022 |