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Keep your clothes

Keep your clothes

A small, simple and cheap way to prevent some future climate pollution is to wear the clothes already in your closet roughly twice as many times as yo...

July 6th, 2022 |  


Making Play-Doh at OSU-Lima

Making Play-Doh at OSU-Lima

Remi Parks, 5, makes Play-Doh during Wednesday’s Summer Playground Program at the Ohio State University-Lima campus. .neFileBlock { margin-bott...

July 6th, 2022 |  


Subway to offer free sandwiches Tuesday

Subway to offer free sandwiches Tuesday

LIMA — For the first time in its nearly 60-year history, Subway is changing its menu substantially, and it is giving customers the chance to che...

July 6th, 2022 |  


Births

Births

Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical CenterJuly 4 — Tori Tice, Celina, girl.July 5 — Katilyn Askins and Ridge Hut, Wapakoneta, girl; Step...

July 6th, 2022 |  


City of Lima prepares to issue Neighborhood Impact grants

City of Lima prepares to issue Neighborhood Impact grants

LIMA — The City of Lima is partnering with Activate Allen County to issue Neighborhood Impact Grants for up to $500. According to Neighborhood S...

July 6th, 2022 |  


Children Services to host Fostering the Future

Children Services to host Fostering the Future

LIMA — Allen County Children Services will host Fostering the Future at Vibe Coffeehouse and Café, 311 E Market Street, from 10 a.m. to 2 p...

July 6th, 2022 |  


SPORTS


Star Spangled Spectacular 5K

Star Spangled Spectacular 5K

LIMA – Former Lima Central Catholic standout distance runner Emily Sreenan is very familiar with Faurot Park and the surrounding area.Sreenan, w...

July 4th, 2022 updated: July 4th, 2022. |  


Djokovic wins; another upset in women’s singles at Wimbledon

Djokovic wins; another upset in women’s singles at Wimbledon

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Novak Djokovic put his game into another gear to beat both an unexpectedly tough opponent and a pending curfew at the ...

July 3rd, 2022 |  


McKenzie limits Yankees to one hit in 7 innings, Guardians win 2-0

McKenzie limits Yankees to one hit in 7 innings, Guardians win 2-0

CLEVELAND (AP) — Triston McKenzie shut down New York’s big-bashing lineup over seven superb innings in a combined one-hitter and closer Em...

July 3rd, 2022 |  


A view from LA: USC had outgrown the Pac-12

A view from LA: USC had outgrown the Pac-12

LOS ANGELES — Every football Saturday could feel like a Rose Bowl.USC visits Michigan one week, Ohio State comes to UCLA the next week, are you ...

July 3rd, 2022 |  


Reds break GABP losing streak with late-innings surge.

Reds break GABP losing streak with late-innings surge.

CINCINNATI (AP) — Albert Almora Jr. slapped a bases-loaded single past a drawn-in infield in the ninth to give the Cincinnati Reds a 4-3 win ove...

July 3rd, 2022 |  


It was family day for Mid-Ohio winner McLaughlin

It was family day for Mid-Ohio winner McLaughlin

LEXINGTON (AP) — Scott McLaughlin on Sunday picked up his second career IndyCar victory, which may go down as one of the most special wins of hi...

July 3rd, 2022 |  


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Top country acts slated for Country Concert 2022

Top country acts slated for Country Concert 2022

FORT LORAMIE — In 2021, over 78,000 fans packed Fort Loramie’s three-day Country Concert. Fans spend roughly $17 million on tickets, hotel...

July 6th, 2022 updated: July 6th, 2022. |  


Barrel racers to vie for world championships

Barrel racers to vie for world championships

LIMA — Riders rush from the gate, pushing their horses as fast as possible around three laser-sighted barrels. For those who have never been to ...

July 6th, 2022 updated: July 6th, 2022. |  


Reminisce: History under our feet at Ohio Caverns

Reminisce: History under our feet at Ohio Caverns

WEST LIBERTY – August marks the 125th anniversary of the discovery of Ohio Caverns, the popular destination in Champaign County that has offered...

July 5th, 2022 |  


Music critic wears hearing protection at shows — you should, too

Music critic wears hearing protection at shows — you should, too

MINNEAPOLIS — After enduring three consecutive nights next to Ted Nugent’s giant stack of Marshall amplifiers, I received a gift from the ...

July 5th, 2022 |  


Births

Births

Lima Memorial Health SystemJune 30 — Kayla Davis and Jurze’e Banks, Lima, boy.July 1 — Jennifer Evans and Okley Nutt, St. Marys, gi...

July 3rd, 2022 |  


Lima Public Library Book Reviews

Lima Public Library Book Reviews

FICTIONOn the Oregon Trail by Robert Vaughan When 16-year-old Matt Logan and his friend Danny Duggan run away from an orphanage, they go west. There, ...

July 3rd, 2022 |  


OPINION


Letter: Extremists must be taken out of power

Letter: Extremists must be taken out of power

Extremists on the Supreme Court have taken privacy rights away from women. Brace yourself for their next move against personal rights. Clarence Thomas...

July 5th, 2022 |  


Letter: Don’t use Bible to defend limiting women’s rights

Letter: Don’t use Bible to defend limiting women’s rights

In reply to my critics who are offended by my stance toward womanhood and use quotes like the prophet Jeremiah, “I knew you before you were born...

July 5th, 2022 |  


Letter: Manchester deserves your vote for statehouse

Letter: Manchester deserves your vote for statehouse

Susan Manchester is my choice for the State representative of Ohio’s 84th District.She has experience in the statehouse, serving as a representa...

July 5th, 2022 |  


Holy Cow! History: Was Sylvester Graham Crackers?

Holy Cow! History: Was Sylvester Graham Crackers?

History is filled with an amazing panoply of people. There are heroes and villains, saints and scoundrels, not to mention a healthy smattering of kook...

July 5th, 2022 |  


Mark Figley: ‘Birthing person’ the latest hit on our reality

Mark Figley: ‘Birthing person’ the latest hit on our reality

Under the Biden administration, terms such as “birthing person” have become common when referring to those who bear children, instead of &...

July 5th, 2022 |  


Today’s editorial cartoons

Today’s editorial cartoons

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July 5th, 2022 |  


BUSINESS


Legal-Ease: Defensive driving principles in the law

Legal-Ease: Defensive driving principles in the law

Defensive driving encourages each vehicle driver to avoid accidents, even if the avoidable accident would be the other driver’s fault. The idea ...

July 2nd, 2022 |  


Companies say they’ll help employees access abortion. Are they serious about it?

Companies say they’ll help employees access abortion. Are they serious about it?

After the Supreme Court overturned Roe vs. Wade, a wide swath of corporate America came out with a message for its workforce: We will pay to help you ...

July 2nd, 2022 |  


Aspen a spacious and durable log house plan

Aspen a spacious and durable log house plan

EUGENE, ORE. – Rustic logs frame the Aspen, a spacious vacation retreat designed to maximize appreciation of the outdoors. Windows, stacked two ...

July 2nd, 2022 |  


Reghan Winkler: Reducing robocalls

Reghan Winkler: Reducing robocalls

OK, raise your hand if you think you’ve received a scam phone call or text this past week. If you raised your hand, you’re probably right....

July 2nd, 2022 |  


Land transfers, June 23-29

Land transfers, June 23-29

The trend of the real estate market in Allen County is shown by the following report, for the week running June 23 through 29. This week’s listi...

July 2nd, 2022 |  


Campos graduates from police officer academy

Campos graduates from police officer academy

PIQUA — Edison State Community College’s Peace Officer Academy honored 13 students with a graduation ceremony on June 21, 2022, following ...

June 30th, 2022 |  


STATE NEWS


What are Ohioans’ options under new abortion restrictions?

What are Ohioans’ options under new abortion restrictions?

With Ohio’s handful of abortion clinics severely restricted and potentially threatened with closure, options for people seeking to end their pre...

July 3rd, 2022 |  


Rent shock: Residents reeling from double-digit hikes in Dayton region

Rent shock: Residents reeling from double-digit hikes in Dayton region

DAYTON — Alan Limke knew that rent for his Dayton apartment would be going up in September, but instead of just the 3% boost specified in his le...

July 3rd, 2022 |  


Akron police release body cam footage of fatal police shooting of Jayland Walker

Akron police release body cam footage of fatal police shooting of Jayland Walker

AKRON - Akron Mayor Dan Horrigan and the Akron police today are holding a news conference Firestone Park Community center in Akron, not far from the p...

July 3rd, 2022 |  


DeWine announces over $42.1 Million in demolition funding for Ohio communities

DeWine announces over $42.1 Million in demolition funding for Ohio communities

COLUMBUS — Governor Mike DeWine and Lt. Governor Jon Husted awarded over $42.1 million in grant funding to help communities in nearly every Ohio...

July 3rd, 2022 updated: July 3rd, 2022. |  


Prosecutor: Man sentenced on gun charge in officer shooting

Prosecutor: Man sentenced on gun charge in officer shooting

CINCINNATI — Federal prosecutors say a hunter has been sentenced to just under a decade in prison for illegal possession of a weapon used to sho...

July 2nd, 2022 |  


What does ‘Heartbeat Bill’ mean for pregnant rape victims, cancer patients?

What does ‘Heartbeat Bill’ mean for pregnant rape victims, cancer patients?

A week after Ohio’s “Heartbeat Bill” banning most abortions in the state after about six weeks suddenly became law following the fal...

July 2nd, 2022 |