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Cooling center opens at Nazarene church in Kenton

Cooling center opens at Nazarene church in Kenton

KENTON — The Hardin County Sheriff’s Office reported that a cooling shelter has been opened at The Church of the Nazarene, located in Kent...

July 18th, 2019 |  


Louisana man charged with vehicular assault for drunk-driving crash

Louisana man charged with vehicular assault for drunk-driving crash

LIMA — A Louisiana man charged with causing serious physical injury to another person as a result of driving while drunk on Thursday pleaded not...

July 18th, 2019 |  


Lima Municipal Court records

Lima Municipal Court records

July 12Kelvin D. Bridges, 46, of 506 Cable Rd. Apt 102, Lima, found guilty of obstructing official business. Sentence: 90 days jail. 80 days suspended...

July 18th, 2019 |  


Allen County elected and appointed officials to hold 135th dialogue

Allen County elected and appointed officials to hold 135th dialogue

LIMA — Allen County and Lima elected and appointed officials will hold their 135th dialogue from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, July 24, at the Chamb...

July 18th, 2019 |  


Lima woman who ran down daughter’s ex-boyfriend with car arraigned

Lima woman who ran down daughter’s ex-boyfriend with car arraigned

LIMA — A Lima woman who police say ran down her daughter’s former boyfriend with her vehicle while intoxicated was arraigned Thursday morn...

July 18th, 2019 |  


Arraignments in Allen County Common Pleas Court

Arraignments in Allen County Common Pleas Court

LIMA — The following individuals entered pleas of not guilty Friday in Allen County Common Pleas Court to the charges returned against them this...

July 18th, 2019 updated: July 18th, 2019. |  


SPORTS


Indians manager Francona praises pitcher Bauer for weathering trade talk

Indians manager Francona praises pitcher Bauer for weathering trade talk

CLEVELAND — Nobody really wanted to discuss the 500-pound bright pink gorilla in the ballpark prior to Thursday’s game between the Clevela...

July 18th, 2019 |  


Lima Locos clinch North Division title

Lima Locos clinch North Division title

LIMA — The Lima Locos have owned the North Division all season.On Thursday, the Locos made it official and won the North crown.The Locos knocked...

July 18th, 2019 updated: July 18th, 2019. |  


Ohio State football: Day constantly measured against Meyer

Ohio State football: Day constantly measured against Meyer

CHICAGO — Urban Meyer wasn’t at Big Ten football media days on Thursday but he certainly wasn’t forgotten.Probably no subject genera...

July 18th, 2019 updated: July 18th, 2019. |  


Big Ten notebook: Retiring commissioner Delany talks about league not having rep in recent playoffs

Big Ten notebook: Retiring commissioner Delany talks about league not having rep in recent playoffs

CHICAGO — Retiring commissioner Jim Delany gave his farewell address and seven of the Big Ten’s coaches, including Ohio State’s Ryan...

July 18th, 2019 |  


British Open memorable right from Thursday’s start

British Open memorable right from Thursday’s start

PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland — An emotional opening shot by Darren Clarke. A shocking one by Rory McIlroy.Tiger Woods had his worst score to start...

July 18th, 2019 |  


Racer Koz looks forward to racing at Limaland Motorsports Park

Racer Koz looks forward to racing at Limaland Motorsports Park

LIMA — The sounds of racing are back. After last week’s open date, the Stocks, Modifieds and NRA Sprints return Friday night for the UNOH ...

July 18th, 2019 |  


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LIFESTYLE


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‘Somewhere’ celebrating Pride event

‘Somewhere’ celebrating Pride event

LIMA — The bar Somewhere will host its first Pride event this weekend for the entire family.Shelby Prichard, head bartender, said the staff want...

July 18th, 2019 |  


Quinn on Nutrition: Obsessing over good eating

Quinn on Nutrition: Obsessing over good eating

When does one’s concern for proper nutrition turn into a pathological condition? When the desire to eat a healthful diet turns into an unhealthy...

July 17th, 2019 |  


Fans to descend on San Diego for the 50th Comic-Con

Fans to descend on San Diego for the 50th Comic-Con

LOS ANGELES — Dust off your Captain Marvel cosplay, San Diego Comic-Con is here.The four-and-a-half day convention kicked off Wednesday when the...

July 17th, 2019 |  


Births

Births

Lima Memorial Health SystemJuly 11 — Melissa Hill and Tyler Ackerman, Waynesfield, boy; Nicole Johnson and Richard Haywood, Lima, girl; Alexandr...

July 17th, 2019 updated: July 18th, 2019. |  


Trying to stamp out Black Legion

Trying to stamp out Black Legion

LIMA — On a spring night in the mid-1930s, a Waynesfield farmer stood amid a group of 200 hooded men in a barn between Wapakoneta and Uniopolis ...

July 16th, 2019 |  


‘Game of Thrones,’ ‘Barry’ and ‘Chernobyl’ give HBO Emmy nominations lead

‘Game of Thrones,’ ‘Barry’ and ‘Chernobyl’ give HBO Emmy nominations lead

Thanks to the final seasons of long running hit “Game of Thrones” and second year comedy “Barry,” HBO captured 137 nominations...

July 16th, 2019 |  


OPINION


Lori Borgman: An aging Ford and miles of memories

Lori Borgman: An aging Ford and miles of memories

Some years ago my brother called and, without so much as a hello, said, “Pick a number between 3 and 14.” He meant business, so I picked a...

July 18th, 2019 |  


Los Angeles Times: Congress is rushing to make the CIA less accountable

Los Angeles Times: Congress is rushing to make the CIA less accountable

It’s already a crime to identify a covert intelligence agent or confidential informant working overseas. But even though the law has only been u...

July 17th, 2019 |  


George Will: Apollo 11’s achievement still dazzles

George Will: Apollo 11’s achievement still dazzles

WASHINGTON — Thirty months after setting the goal of sending a mission 239,000 miles to the moon, and returning safely, President John Kennedy c...

July 17th, 2019 |  


Letter: Fresh immigrants could help America improve

Letter: Fresh immigrants could help America improve

The perspective from which Americans assess their daily fortune needs more work than the infrastructure.During the recent “great” recessio...

July 17th, 2019 |  


Ana Veciana-Suarez: Sometimes emojis’ message lost in translation

I love emojis. If you’re one of my texting buddies, you know that I’m quick to the draw when I want to display emotion on my smartphone. C...

July 17th, 2019 |  


Akron Beacon Journal: Census decision leads to count worth counting

Akron Beacon Journal: Census decision leads to count worth counting

President Trump put country first last week in ending his quest to include a citizenship question in the 2020 census. He returned to where his adminis...

July 16th, 2019 |  


BUSINESS


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Jimmy John’s to open Harding Highway store

Jimmy John’s to open Harding Highway store

LIMA — A second Jimmy John’s is coming to Lima.The gourmet sandwich shop’s newest Lima store will be located on Harding Highway, not...

July 16th, 2019 |  


Lima Memorial opens new heart, vascular center

Lima Memorial opens new heart, vascular center

LIMA — The new heart and vascular institute at Lima Memorial Health Systems opened to patients on Monday.The 16,000 square foot cardiac area has...

July 15th, 2019 |  


Colonial Surface Solutions owner remembered as family man

Colonial Surface Solutions owner remembered as family man

COLUMBUS GROVE — The owner of Colonial Surface Solutions in Columbus Grove, who died in a Saturday morning industrial accident, is being remembe...

July 15th, 2019 |  


Who invented McDonald’s Happy Meal?

Who invented McDonald’s Happy Meal?

CHICAGO — Summer of 2019 is a summer of monumental anniversaries, reminders that we were ambitious once (the 50th anniversary of the first moon ...

July 13th, 2019 |  


When politics and financing don’t mix

When politics and financing don’t mix

SAN FRANCISCO — When Tom Steyer was running a hedge fund in 2000, he wrote a letter telling some wealthy investors their money would soon flow t...

July 13th, 2019 |  


Liz Weston: Teach your teen about college costs starting now

Liz Weston: Teach your teen about college costs starting now

Many families struggle to pay college expenses for one or two kids. Certified financial planner Sarah Carlson, mother of two sets of twins, will soon ...

July 13th, 2019 |  


STATE NEWS


Ohio prosecutor argues video release would endanger judges

Ohio prosecutor argues video release would endanger judges

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio county prosecutor said Thursday releasing security camera footage of a judge being shot and wounded would reveal...

July 18th, 2019 |  


Drug company, 4 people indicted in US painkiller probe

Drug company, 4 people indicted in US painkiller probe

CINCINNATI (AP) — A wholesale drug distributor linked to the flood of opioids into Appalachia and two of its former executives were charged with...

July 18th, 2019 |  


Buried in opioids, sickened community eyes drugmakers’ role

Buried in opioids, sickened community eyes drugmakers’ role

JACKSON, Ohio (AP) — The numbers are staggering: An average yearly total of 107 opioid pills per resident were distributed over a seven-year per...

July 18th, 2019 |  


Governor signs next 2-year, $69B Ohio budget, with 25 vetoes

Governor signs next 2-year, $69B Ohio budget, with 25 vetoes

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Republican Gov. Mike DeWine approved a 4% cut in personal income taxes as part of Ohio’s next state budget but vetoe...

July 18th, 2019 |  


Cyberattacks inflict deep harm at technology-rich schools

Cyberattacks inflict deep harm at technology-rich schools

AVON, Conn. (AP) — Over six weeks, the vandals kept coming, knocking the school system’s network offline several times a day.There was no ...

July 16th, 2019 |  


Judge overseeing opioid lawsuits orders release of some data

Judge overseeing opioid lawsuits orders release of some data

CLEVELAND (AP) — A look at how the opioid crisis grew and spread may be much clearer soon after a federal judge overseeing nearly 2,000 lawsuits...

July 16th, 2019 |