NEWS


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School delays and closings for Tuesday, Jan. 18
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Annual MLK breakfast goes virtual
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Sunday night chimney fire damages Bath Township home
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Fire causes heavy damage to Bath Township mobile home
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Patches of freezing rain made travel difficult in spots
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Photos: Marching in MLK’s footsteps
Shawnee school board sets 2022 meetings

Shawnee school board sets 2022 meetings

LIMA — The Shawnee Local School District Board of Education announced its 2022 meetings, which are scheduled for 6 p.m. on Tuesdays each month a...

January 17th, 2022 |  


On MLK Day, King III implores Senate to act on voting rights

On MLK Day, King III implores Senate to act on voting rights

ATLANTA — A day before the U.S. Senate was expected to take up significant legislation on voting rights that is looking likely to fail, Martin L...

January 17th, 2022 |  


Heritage Trials to host Cabin Fever hikes

Heritage Trials to host Cabin Fever hikes

ST MARYS — The Heritage Trails Park District will host hikes from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 13, March 13 and April 10.The first hike begins at th...

January 17th, 2022 |  


Texas rabbi details how he, 2 hostages escaped synagogue standoff

Texas rabbi details how he, 2 hostages escaped synagogue standoff

COLLEYVILLE, Texas — The rabbi of a Texas synagogue where a gunman took hostages during livestreamed services said Monday that he threw a chair ...

January 17th, 2022 |  


Galentine’s Day brunch planned Feb. 12

Galentine’s Day brunch planned Feb. 12

LIMA — The first Galentine’s Brunch & Bubbly is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 12, at Plush Party Palace Girls Spa, ...

January 17th, 2022 |  


Area Agency on Aging 3 advisory council meetings set for 2022

Area Agency on Aging 3 advisory council meetings set for 2022

LIMA — The regular 2022 meetings of Area Agency on Aging 3’s advisory council will be held at 10 a.m. on five Wednesdays, starting Feb. 16...

January 17th, 2022 |  


SPORTS


Cowboys slide out of playoffs

Cowboys slide out of playoffs

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Deebo Samuel and the San Francisco 49ers have started another playoff run after hanging on in a frantic wild-card finish...

January 16th, 2022 |  


Browns have five moves they really need to make before next season

Browns have five moves they really need to make before next season

CLEVELAND — The Browns have been forced to watch from home this weekend as rivals such as the Bengals and Steelers play in the Wild Card round, ...

January 16th, 2022 |  


Ohio State holds on for win over Penn State

Ohio State holds on for win over Penn State

COLUMBUS (AP) — E.J. Liddell scored 19 points and No. 16 Ohio State defeated Penn State 61-56 Sunday in a Big Ten men’s basketball game.Oh...

January 16th, 2022 |  


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

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

BoysAkr. Manchester 49, Norton 43Albany Alexander 45, Coal Grove Dawson-Bryant 32Alliance Marlington 67, Salem 51Antwerp 69, Van Wert Lincolnview 37As...

January 15th, 2022 |  


Roundup: Upper Scioto Valley edges Delphos St. John’s to stay unbeaten in boys hoops

Roundup: Upper Scioto Valley edges Delphos St. John’s to stay unbeaten in boys hoops

DELPHOS ST. JOHN’S — Upper Scioto Valley outscored Delphos St. John’s 12-5 in the fourth quarter for a 46-45 boys high school basket...

January 15th, 2022 |  


Boys basketball: Lima Senior fends off Ottawa-Glandorf

Boys basketball: Lima Senior fends off Ottawa-Glandorf

OTTAWA — Lima Senior led by 10 points after one quarter in its boys basketball match-up against Ottawa-Glandorf on Saturday night. It led by 19 ...

January 15th, 2022 |  


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LIFESTYLE


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Afoot in the House of Snow
Author James Rollins is back with a new fantasy series

Author James Rollins is back with a new fantasy series

James Rollins’ new fantasy novel, “The Starless Crown,” is set in a mythical world menaced by marauding beasts and threatened by an ...

January 15th, 2022 |  


Real Life Mama: Love others, but love yourself, too

Real Life Mama: Love others, but love yourself, too

Out of nowhere, as we were snuggling before bed one night, Reagan started randomly singing a song she had made up. It went like this, “I love Mo...

January 15th, 2022 |  


Living with Children: How to toilet train your toddler

Living with Children: How to toilet train your toddler

Q: I recently tried toilet training my 32-month-old, but after a few days of no success, I decided to stop. A friend tells me to hang in there, but my...

January 15th, 2022 |  


David Trinko: The downfall of too much silence

David Trinko: The downfall of too much silence

I’ve always felt I do my best work with a crowd behind me.For the first decade in my career, I covered sports. It seemed like my finest stories ...

January 15th, 2022 |  


Dog tracker helps families reunite with runaway pets

Dog tracker helps families reunite with runaway pets

JAMUL, Calif. — Seven years ago, Babs Fry was devastated when a pregnant terrier mix dog she was fostering at her Jamul ranch disappeared withou...

January 15th, 2022 |  


Ex-Etiquette: Laying the groundwork for success

Ex-Etiquette: Laying the groundwork for success

Q. My daughter is 13. Her father has remarried a woman who has two boys, ages 14 and 16. Both adults work and once the kids get off school, all three ...

January 15th, 2022 |  


OPINION


Richard Holt: Dr. King’s false heirs

Richard Holt: Dr. King’s false heirs

Imagine two children on a playground.These kids play. They laugh. They are helping each other on the slides and sharing a sandwich for lunch. At 4 yea...

January 15th, 2022 |  


Barbara R. Arnwine and Daryl D. Jones: The discontent of one’s character

Barbara R. Arnwine and Daryl D. Jones: The discontent of one’s character

This weekend we pause to honor the life of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and to interpret his words calling upon America to see the content of t...

January 15th, 2022 |  


David Trinko: The downfall of too much silence

David Trinko: The downfall of too much silence

I’ve always felt I do my best work with a crowd behind me.For the first decade in my career, I covered sports. It seemed like my finest stories ...

January 15th, 2022 |  


Leonard Pitts Jr.: Dear white conservatives

Leonard Pitts Jr.: Dear white conservatives

When you’re right, you’re right. And you are definitely right about that quote from Martin Luther King.When he stood at the temple of Linc...

January 15th, 2022 |  


Michael Reagan:	Deregulating the cruise ships

Michael Reagan: Deregulating the cruise ships

It almost seems like the CDC wants to sink cruise ships.Since the start of its war against COVID-19 the CDC — everyone’s favorite public h...

January 15th, 2022 |  


John Grindrod: Glimpses of America, 1957

John Grindrod: Glimpses of America, 1957

A couple of years ago, one of my sweet and gentle readers, Mary Crider, gave me a large stack of my favorite childhood magazine, Sports Illustrated, m...

January 15th, 2022 |  


BUSINESS


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Single and looking to rent?
Omicron, inflation and corporate earnings

Omicron, inflation and corporate earnings

What’s growing faster than inflation? Profits are growing faster than consumer prices.Last year ended with a stew of seemingly contradictory eco...

January 15th, 2022 |  


Out of prison for a month: How he’s rebuilding his life

Out of prison for a month: How he’s rebuilding his life

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Three weeks after he was freed from prison, Kevin Strickland was driven around a changed Kansas City, his daughter showing hi...

January 15th, 2022 |  


How the Doomsday Clock began ticking 75 years ago

How the Doomsday Clock began ticking 75 years ago

CHICAGO — Martyl Langsdorf designed just one magazine cover, but it has had considerable staying power. A prolific painter of abstract and figur...

January 15th, 2022 |  


Insurers, employers start helping more with chronic disease

Insurers, employers start helping more with chronic disease

Vanessa Akinniyi was stuck in denial about diabetes until a care manager from her health insurer coaxed her out.The Jacksonville, Florida, resident di...

January 15th, 2022 |  


Biden administration launches program to fix 15,000 bridges

Biden administration launches program to fix 15,000 bridges

The Transportation Department is launching a $27 billion program to repair and upgrade roughly 15,000 highway bridges as part of the infrastructure la...

January 15th, 2022 |  


Reghan Winkler: Checklist will help you prepare to file your tax return

Reghan Winkler: Checklist will help you prepare to file your tax return

This coming January 24 is the first day of the 2022 tax filing season, when the IRS will start accepting federal income tax returns for 2021. The date...

January 15th, 2022 |  


STATE NEWS


Ethiopian diaspora torn by ethnic tensions in Tigray war

Ethiopian diaspora torn by ethnic tensions in Tigray war

Thousands of miles away from the war in Ethiopia, the ethnic cracks have started to show in an Ethiopian church in Ohio, in a lawsuit between trustees...

January 16th, 2022 |  


Ohio Redistricting Commission to meet Tuesday to take up state legislative maps ahead of Supreme Court deadline

Ohio Redistricting Commission to meet Tuesday to take up state legislative maps ahead of Supreme Court deadline

COLUMBUS — The Ohio Redistricting Commission will meet Tuesday to begin the process of redrawing the state’s House and Senate district map...

January 16th, 2022 |  


Great Train Show chugs into Ohio Expo Center

Great Train Show chugs into Ohio Expo Center

Trevor Clark has collected model trains since he was a child. Now, the 50-year-old man from North Lewisburg in Champaign County has more than 100 comp...

January 15th, 2022 |  


Prosecutors seek to dismiss some murder counts

Prosecutors seek to dismiss some murder counts

Less than three weeks before the start of jury selection for former doctor William Husel’s murder trial, Franklin County prosecutors appear pois...

January 15th, 2022 |  


GOP Ohio congressional delegation wants chip law funded

GOP Ohio congressional delegation wants chip law funded

COLUMBUS, Ohio — GOP members of the Ohio congressional delegation Friday asked House and Senate leaders to fully fund a law meant to address a g...

January 15th, 2022 |  


Court: Consider juror bias claims for Lima man on death row

Court: Consider juror bias claims for Lima man on death row

CINCINNATI — The claims of juror bias by an Ohio death row inmate who killed two girls in a robbery including a 3-year-old can be further explor...

January 14th, 2022 updated: January 14th, 2022. |