NEWS


Earth Day celebration moved to April 28

Earth Day celebration moved to April 28

LIMA — An Earth Day awareness celebration slated for Saturday, April 20 has been postponed to Sunday, April 28 from noon to 6 p.m. at Faurot Par...

April 19th, 2019 updated: April 19th, 2019. |  


Real Wheels: Revamped truck goes everywhere

Real Wheels: Revamped truck goes everywhere

DELPHOS — Matt East, of Delphos, brought his 2000 Chevrolet truck to the Westgate Charity Car Show last summer.The ZR2 was an off-road package t...

April 19th, 2019 |  


Heidi Stevens: Most of us don’t tip our hotel housekeepers

Heidi Stevens: Most of us don’t tip our hotel housekeepers

Here’s a small, easy way to make the world a tiny bit better: Tip your hotel housekeeper.Most of us — around 70 percent of hotel guests &#...

April 19th, 2019 |  


Brumback Library hosting Symphony Storytime

Brumback Library hosting Symphony Storytime

VAN WERT — The Lima Symphony Orchestra will partake in Symphony Storytime at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 24, at the Brumback Library, 215 W. Mai...

April 19th, 2019 |  


Car shows and more

Car shows and more

• Mondays, June 3 through October: Buffalo Wild Wings Car Cruise-In, 6-8 p.m., 2948 Allentown Road, Lima. Free admission, with entertainment and...

April 19th, 2019 |  


Individual arrested after ‘making a scene’ at Lima Social Security office

Individual arrested after ‘making a scene’ at Lima Social Security office

LIMA — An individual whose name has not been released was taken into custody late Friday morning and is being held for federal authorities after...

April 19th, 2019 |  


SPORTS


High school track and field: Wapakoneta’s Redskin Relays offer change of pace

High school track and field: Wapakoneta’s Redskin Relays offer change of pace

WAPAKONETA — Sometimes a change in the routine can be a good thing.Thursday’s Wapakoneta Redskin Relays at Harmon Field provided that reli...

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


Lima Senior grad Simpson named Michigan’s MVP

Lima Senior grad Simpson named Michigan’s MVP

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Xavier Simpson has been named the Most Valuable Player of Michigan’s men’s basketball team.The Lima Senior High S...

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


Ottoville hires new girls coach

HIGH SCHOOLBasketballThe Ottoville Athletic Department is proud to announce that Michelle Leach has been hired as the new varsity coach. Leach coached...

April 17th, 2019 |  


Dodgers power past Reds

Dodgers power past Reds

LOS ANGELES (AP) — No team in major league history has homered in more consecutive home games than these Los Angeles Dodgers.They only got one a...

April 17th, 2019 |  


Celina edges Bath

Celina edges Bath

BATH TOWNSHIP – With the go-ahead run on base in extra innings of Celina’s 6-5 softball win over Bath on Tueday the Bulldogs’ leadof...

April 16th, 2019 updated: April 17th, 2019. |  


Ovechkin punch puts Carolina rookie into concussion protocol

Ovechkin punch puts Carolina rookie into concussion protocol

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A barrage of punches from Washington Capitals star Alex Ovechkin could have an impact on the Stanley Cup champions’ p...

April 16th, 2019 |  


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LIFESTYLE


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Johnny Appleseed Parks hosting back-to-back spring activities

Johnny Appleseed Parks hosting back-to-back spring activities

LIMA — The Johnny Appleseed Metropolitan Park District will provide two opportunities to enjoy spring this weekend with a Good Friday Hike and a...

April 18th, 2019 |  


Births

Births

Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical CenterApril 17 — Angela Lehman and Jay Swink, Lima, boy; Rachel and Ryan Robey, Delphos, boy. .neFileBlock...

April 18th, 2019 |  


Quinn on Nutrition: Living with one kidney

Quinn on Nutrition: Living with one kidney

A reader who read a recent column about caring for our kidneys, writes: “I did not realize that the kidneys provided so much to our bodies. My g...

April 17th, 2019 |  


Monty Python celebrate ‘Life of Brian,’ honor ailing Jones

Monty Python celebrate ‘Life of Brian,’ honor ailing Jones

LONDON — Celebrations for the 40th anniversary of the Monty Python comedy classic “Life of Brian” are being somewhat overshadowed by...

April 17th, 2019 |  


Births

Births

Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical CenterApril 16 — Katlin and Micah Brown, Elida, boy; Ashley Kitchen and Joseph Estle, Delphos, girl; Brean...

April 17th, 2019 |  


Christopher Stark Wood

Christopher Stark Wood

LIMA — It was April 1824, and Christopher Stark Wood was on the move.Wood was always on the move; had been since picking up his Kentucky long ri...

April 17th, 2019 updated: April 17th, 2019. |  


OPINION


Lori Borgman: Easter now trending

Lori Borgman: Easter now trending

Google doesn’t acknowledge Easter. Or at least the Google doodle doesn’t.For the past 18 years, the “doodle” logo atop Google&...

April 18th, 2019 |  


Columbus Dispatch: Transparency the best prescription for lower Medicaid drug costs

Columbus Dispatch: Transparency the best prescription for lower Medicaid drug costs

Momentum is building to end the overcharging of Ohio taxpayers for prescription drugs, but much more will be required to stop the abuse. The state Dep...

April 17th, 2019 |  


George Will: The electric-vehicle tax credit should be taken off the road

George Will: The electric-vehicle tax credit should be taken off the road

WASHINGTON — Some government foolishness has an educational value that compensates for its considerable cost. Consider the multibillion-dollar f...

April 17th, 2019 |  


Letter: Bus service provides need

Letter: Bus service provides need

The letters are “RTA” and these letters have a special meaning for many people in Lima. Three letters that mean safety, security, a job, a...

April 17th, 2019 |  


Ana Veciana-Suarez: Technology has made us trade our privacy for convenience

Ana Veciana-Suarez: Technology has made us trade our privacy for convenience

For a while now The Hubby and I have been debating the purchase of a voice-activated smart speaker, not because we need it but because so many people ...

April 17th, 2019 |  


BUSINESS


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Unions urge Democrats to focus on kitchen table economics

Unions urge Democrats to focus on kitchen table economics

LAS VEGAS — Ardently liberal, pro-labor and anti-corporate cash, the field of Democrats running for president may look like a union activistR...

April 15th, 2019 |  


Honda opens $1.9 million training center

BELLEFONTAINE — Honda of America Mfg. has opened a 40,000 square-foot training center in Bellefontaine to help train new production associates.T...

April 15th, 2019 |  


First National Bank marks 100-year anniversary

First National Bank marks 100-year anniversary

PANDORA — First National Bank of Pandora was chartered 100 years ago on April 23, an occasion which the community bank is celebrating throughout...

April 13th, 2019 |  


Farming for the next generation

Farming for the next generation

WAYNESFIELD — Brothers Lee and Brandon Turner are springing into their first fiscal year operating Scioto Prairie Farms in Auglaize County. Alth...

April 13th, 2019 |  


Mercer County farmer brings concerns to Capitol Hill

Mercer County farmer brings concerns to Capitol Hill

WASHINGTON, D.C. — More than 100 Ohio Farm Bureau members, many of them farmers, visited Capitol Hill to speak with their district representativ...

April 13th, 2019 |  


Land transfers, April 4-10

Land transfers, April 4-10

The trend of the real estate market in Allen County is shown by the following report, for the week running April 4 through April 10. Figures reflect t...

April 13th, 2019 updated: April 18th, 2019. |  


STATE NEWS


Man pleads not guilty in missing child hoax

Man pleads not guilty in missing child hoax

CINCINNATI (AP) — A 23-year-old man authorities say impersonated a long-missing child pleaded not guilty Friday to lying to federal agents.Brian...

April 19th, 2019 |  


US judge blocks part of Ohio ban on abortion procedure

US judge blocks part of Ohio ban on abortion procedure

COLUMBUS — A federal judge blocked part of an Ohio law late Thursday that bans the abortion method of dilation and evacuation in most cases, add...

April 19th, 2019 |  


More charges for man accused of claiming to be missing child

More charges for man accused of claiming to be missing child

CINCINNATI — A federal grand jury indictment that was filed Thursday accuses an Ohio man who claimed to be a missing child from Illinois of lyin...

April 18th, 2019 |  


Inmate pleads guilty in stabbing attack on prison guard

Inmate pleads guilty in stabbing attack on prison guard

PORTSMOUTH — A man already convicted in three slayings and serving a life sentence has pleaded guilty to attempted aggravated murder and other c...

April 18th, 2019 |  


Doctor’s dosing prompts a look at more hospital regulation

Doctor’s dosing prompts a look at more hospital regulation

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — How might Ohio better regulate hospitals following allegations that an intensive care doctor ordered excessive painkiller ...

April 17th, 2019 |  


Competing proposals could dictate sports betting in Ohio

Competing proposals could dictate sports betting in Ohio

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — While questions remain about whether sports betting can be legalized in Ohio without a statewide vote, competing proposals i...

April 17th, 2019 |