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Three-time drunk driver gets 5 years
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Lima police cleared in Taco Bell tasing
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Rape suspect wants child interviews tossed
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Lima man sentenced in 2020 shooting
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CIC, amphitheater project approved by council
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Ohio sees more deaths than births in 2020
A playground for all

A playground for all

LIMA — Children with developmental or intellectual disabilities, often left out at traditional playgrounds not designed with their abilities in ...

October 26th, 2021 updated: October 26th, 2021. |  


Family fun with Sauder Farm Village

Family fun with Sauder Farm Village

OTTAWA — The Putnam County District Library, 136 Putnam Parkway, Ottawa, is hosting Family Fun with Sauder Farm Village at 3:30 p.m., 5 p.m. and...

October 25th, 2021 updated: October 26th, 2021. |  


REALTORS to hold bowling fundraiser

REALTORS to hold bowling fundraiser

LIMA — The West Central Association of REALTORS will be hosting a bowling fundraiser for Lima’s Habitat for Humanity beginning at 11:30 a....

October 25th, 2021 updated: October 26th, 2021. |  


Police calls

Police calls

LIMA POLICE500 block of South Collins Avenue, Lima — A breaking-and-entering incident was investigated Sunday.100 block of East Kildare Avenue, ...

October 25th, 2021 |  


Drive-in, drop-in food drive slated at Riley Creek UMC

Drive-in, drop-in food drive slated at Riley Creek UMC

OTTAWA — The Riley Creek United Methodist Church, 7102 Road M, Ottawa, is hosting a drive-up, drop-off food drive from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday,...

October 25th, 2021 |  


Ottawa River Coalition hosts online auction

Ottawa River Coalition hosts online auction

LIMA — The Ottawa River Coalition is hosting an online Halloween Auction between 2 p.m. Oct. 29 and 2 p.m. Nov. 1.The auction helps fund the Coa...

October 25th, 2021 updated: October 26th, 2021. |  


SPORTS


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Final high school football poll released
Titans trounce Chiefs, 27-3

Titans trounce Chiefs, 27-3

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Ryan Tannehill threw for 270 yards and a touchdown, and he also ran for a score in the second victory in six days for th...

October 24th, 2021 |  


Larson wins on 17th anniversary of Hendrick plane crash

Larson wins on 17th anniversary of Hendrick plane crash

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Kyle Larson drove to yet another victory, his ninth of the year and most meaningful to date in his new job with Hendric...

October 24th, 2021 |  


Bengals speed past Ravens, 41-17

Bengals speed past Ravens, 41-17

BALTIMORE (AP) — Ja’Marr Chase caught Joe Burrow’s pass over the middle, avoided two players diving at his legs and spun past anothe...

October 24th, 2021 |  


Area high school football teams make the playoffs

COLUMBUS – Lima and the surrounding area will be well-represented in the postseason.The Ohio High School Athletic Association has released the p...

October 24th, 2021 updated: October 24th, 2021. |  


Ohio State grade card: Focused Buckeyes avoided a letdown

Ohio State grade card: Focused Buckeyes avoided a letdown

A grade card on Ohio State’s 54-7 win over Indiana, the fourth consecutive dominating performance by the Buckeyes.OFFENSE: AOSU scored the first...

October 24th, 2021 |  


College football: Ohio State rolls against Indiana

College football: Ohio State rolls against Indiana

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – The long line of tail lights of the cars leaving the parking lots around Memorial Stadium before halftime told the story of ...

October 24th, 2021 updated: October 24th, 2021. |  


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LIFESTYLE


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Trick-or-treat times in 2021 in the Lima region
Two weddings and a funeral

Two weddings and a funeral

Dear Answer Angel Ellen: I’m traveling cross-country for a wedding. But, sadly, I now learn that a funeral service for a dear friend is also sch...

October 23rd, 2021 |  


Online boutique aimed at cancer survivor needs

Online boutique aimed at cancer survivor needs

PITTSBURGH — When Lisa Lurie endured chemotherapy, a double mastectomy without reconstruction, the removal of lymph nodes in her arms and the re...

October 23rd, 2021 |  


Order books now for the holidays

Order books now for the holidays

Supply chain issues are delaying printing and shipping. Order early to ensure you get what you need.It’s only mid-October but I implore you to t...

October 23rd, 2021 |  


Real Life Mama: They may be late to church — but they’ll be there

Real Life Mama: They may be late to church — but they’ll be there

It never fails, I always walk into church late. It does not matter if I set my alarm early to get ready for it, it’s like there is something tha...

October 23rd, 2021 |  


Nitpicking my 9-year-old

Nitpicking my 9-year-old

Q: A friend recently pointed out that I constantly nitpick my 9-year-old son’s behavior. Her words were, “You’re on his case all the...

October 23rd, 2021 |  


David Trinko: Thrill of fear with the original Jason

David Trinko: Thrill of fear with the original Jason

You might not realize it, but you probably saw Ari Lehman in your nightmares.As far as he’s concerned, you’re welcome.“In a horror f...

October 23rd, 2021 updated: October 24th, 2021. |  


OPINION


Letter: Ohio a major player in energy

Letter: Ohio a major player in energy

October is a month to celebrate Halloween, carve pumpkins and learn more about Ohio’s energy sources. It is after all energy awareness month.Did...

October 24th, 2021 |  


Letter: Smith hasn’t shown us much

Letter: Smith hasn’t shown us much

Mayor Berger’s support of Sheretta Smith is misplaced.What did Smith or Berger do to generate 2,200 jobs in Kalida, Ottoville, Ottawa, Wapakonet...

October 24th, 2021 updated: October 24th, 2021. |  


Letter: We’ve seen what happens under Democrat mayors

Letter: We’ve seen what happens under Democrat mayors

Regardless of your politics, and whether or not you live in the city, the upcoming Lima mayoral election is very important. What happens in Lima has s...

October 24th, 2021 updated: October 24th, 2021. |  


Letter: Hardesty hits home

Letter: Hardesty hits home

During the Sept. 19 mayoral candidate debate the topic of housing was raised. Candidate Elizabeth Hardesty drew heat with this great, but overlooked p...

October 23rd, 2021 |  


Letter: Hardesty brings a needed change

Letter: Hardesty brings a needed change

This election is the most important election Lima has had in 30 years. Lima is going to get a new mayor; we need to make sure the job can be done with...

October 23rd, 2021 |  


Letter: Lima schools levy not a new tax

Letter: Lima schools levy not a new tax

As a Lima Senior High School graduate, parent, and now school board president, I could not be more proude of the Lima City Schools, its staff, student...

October 23rd, 2021 |  


BUSINESS


What’s in a name? It shouldn’t matter to Facebook shareholders

What’s in a name? It shouldn’t matter to Facebook shareholders

Facebook, by any other name, has a problem. It’s not a profit growth problem – at least not right now. It is a bruised and battered corpor...

October 23rd, 2021 |  


Think everything’s expensive now?

Think everything’s expensive now?

Consumers around the world are about to get socked with even higher prices on everyday items, companies from food giant Unilever Plc to lubricant make...

October 23rd, 2021 |  


Reghan Winkler: Now is a good time to prepare your car for winter

Reghan Winkler: Now is a good time to prepare your car for winter

In my last article I suggested now is the time to ready your home for the upcoming winter. Since there is still warm autumn weather right now it is al...

October 23rd, 2021 |  


Land transfers, Oct. 14-20, 2021

Land transfers, Oct. 14-20, 2021

The trend of the real estate market in Allen County is shown by the following report, for the week running Oct. 14 through Oct. 20, 2021. Figures refl...

October 23rd, 2021 |  


Legal-Ease: Getting out of a contract

Legal-Ease: Getting out of a contract

People sometimes change their minds after agreeing to business contracts. The bigger (in size, effect or monetary value), the bigger the potential rem...

October 23rd, 2021 |  


Lima’s ClassE Boutique aims for affordability

Lima’s ClassE Boutique aims for affordability

LIMA — It’s important to be classy on a budget. That’s why Erica Hawkins opened ClassE Boutique in Lima, to fill a niche.“The ...

October 22nd, 2021 updated: October 23rd, 2021. |  


STATE NEWS


Ohio sees more deaths than births in 2020

Ohio sees more deaths than births in 2020

COLUMBUS — For the first time in state history, Ohio recorded more deaths than births last year, a development experts say was expedited by COVI...

October 26th, 2021 updated: October 26th, 2021. |  


How mental illness law is changing Ohio death row

How mental illness law is changing Ohio death row

COLUMBUS — A new Ohio law prohibiting the execution of people who had severe mental illness at the time of their crime has begun seeing its firs...

October 23rd, 2021 |  


A look at Ohio bills aimed at restricting teaching of racism

COLUMBUS, Ohio — A pair of Republican-backed bills in the Ohio House would restrict how the topic of racism is taught in K-12 schools as part of...

October 22nd, 2021 updated: October 26th, 2021. |  


Charges dropped against longtime inmate in shaken baby case

Charges dropped against longtime inmate in shaken baby case

COLUMBUS, Ohio — An Ohio woman who has spent nearly two decades in prison on charges of killing a baby in her care could be released as soon as ...

October 22nd, 2021 updated: October 26th, 2021. |  


Removing obscenities from vanity plates will take time

Removing obscenities from vanity plates will take time

Removing the flipping obscenities from license plates on Maine’s roads and highways isn’t going to happen overnight, even though a law ban...

October 22nd, 2021 updated: October 26th, 2021. |  


Gang with past abductions blamed for kidnapping Ohio missionaries in Haiti

Gang with past abductions blamed for kidnapping Ohio missionaries in Haiti

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — A gang blamed for kidnapping five priests and two nuns earlier this year in Haiti is now accused of kidnapping 17 missio...

October 17th, 2021 |