NEWS


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Smith sworn in as Lima’s mayor
Biden vaccine rule blocked in 10 states

Biden vaccine rule blocked in 10 states

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — A federal judge on Monday blocked President Joe Biden’s administration from enforcing a coronavirus vaccine mandate ...

November 29th, 2021 |  


Warning sirens to be tested Wednesday

Warning sirens to be tested Wednesday

LIMA — Allen County’s 50 community warning sirens are scheduled to be tested at noon Wednesday, Dec. 1. The tests are conducted on the fir...

November 29th, 2021 |  


Fall wild turkey season has concluded in Ohio

Fall wild turkey season has concluded in Ohio

COLUMBUS — Ohio turkey hunters bagged 694 wild turkeys during the 2021 fall hunting season, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resource...

November 29th, 2021 |  


AEP shares update on Lima-area projects

AEP shares update on Lima-area projects

LIMA — American Electric Power continues to invest in its electrical transmission lines and substations.Meghan Blankenship, outreach specialist ...

November 29th, 2021 |  


Kiwanis Club to meet Tuesday

Kiwanis Club to meet Tuesday

LIMA — The Kiwanis Club of Lima will convene for its monthly meeting at 11:45 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 30, at Milano Cafe at 2383 Elida Road. .neFileB...

November 29th, 2021 |  


Civil Service Board to meet

Civil Service Board to meet

LIMA — The Lima Civil Service Board has scheduled a special meeting for 4 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 30, in the RTA building’s second-floor confer...

November 29th, 2021 |  


SPORTS


Fournette’s 4 touchdowns lift Tampa Bay over Indy

Fournette’s 4 touchdowns lift Tampa Bay over Indy

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Leonard Fournette capped a four-touchdown game with a 28-yard scoring run with 20 seconds left Sunday, giving Tampa Bay a 38...

November 28th, 2021 |  


Bengals crush Steelers, 41-10

Bengals crush Steelers, 41-10

CINCINNATI (AP) — Bengals cornerback Mike Hilton, who played for the Steelers for his first four years, got his first pick-6 at any level of foo...

November 28th, 2021 |  


Ohio State grade card: Offense and defense come up short in The Game

Ohio State grade card: Offense and defense come up short in The Game

A grade card on Ohio State’s first loss to Michigan since 2011:OFFENSE: C+C.J. Stroud threw 49 passes, which even Ryan Day said was too many. Th...

November 28th, 2021 updated: November 28th, 2021. |  


Ohio high school playoff football scores for Saturday, Nov. 27

Ohio high school playoff football scores for Saturday, Nov. 27

OHSAA State SemifinalsDivision VKirtland 28, Ottawa-Glandorf 6Versailles 28, Canal Winchester Harvest Prep 22Division VICarey 26, New Middletown Sprin...

November 27th, 2021 |  


Ohio high school boys, girls basketball scores for Saturday, Nov. 27

Ohio high school boys, girls basketball scores for Saturday, Nov. 27

BoysAkr. Manchester 55, Akr. Coventry 46Ansonia 50, Union City Mississinawa Valley 47Antwerp 62, Holgate 19Arcanum 46, Greenville 32Ashland 62, Sandus...

November 27th, 2021 |  


Roundup: Bluffton wins boys hoops opener

Roundup: Bluffton wins boys hoops opener

BLUFFTON — The host Pirates had five players score in double digits in their 67-35 season opening boys high school basketball victory Saturday n...

November 27th, 2021 updated: November 27th, 2021. |  


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LIFESTYLE


Dads are doing less at home again fearing the career hit

Dads are doing less at home again fearing the career hit

When the pandemic disrupted everything, it also thrust fathers into the home like never before. It was a moment that looked like it could bring some r...

November 27th, 2021 |  


Real Life Mama: ‘Mom, if I don’t have to be perfect, neither do you’

Real Life Mama: ‘Mom, if I don’t have to be perfect, neither do you’

I had a bad day. Or maybe it was a string of a couple of bad days. You know those days where nothing goes right and there is never enough time to get ...

November 27th, 2021 |  


The problem with ‘I feel your pain’

The problem with ‘I feel your pain’

“I feel your pain” passes as a virtue, but it is anything but. However well-intentioned, it is the gist of codependency.When someone else ...

November 27th, 2021 |  


David Trinko: Mulligans Bar provides a sign for our times

David Trinko: Mulligans Bar provides a sign for our times

In times of trouble, you find yourself looking for a sign.But you probably weren’t expecting these signs.“3 things that never lie: Small c...

November 27th, 2021 |  


Sex, style, gloss: Ford knows how to tease in his new book

Sex, style, gloss: Ford knows how to tease in his new book

Texas’ most stylish export is back with a new status tome from Rizzoli documenting a life very well lived.Sex, style, gloss. Tom Ford knows how ...

November 27th, 2021 |  


Want to attend ‘amazing’ Times Square bash?

Want to attend ‘amazing’ Times Square bash?

NEW YORK — The Big Apple’s most iconic New Year’s Eve celebration is back — with one important caveat.The Times Square ball dr...

November 27th, 2021 |  


OPINION


Letter: Timken believes in school choice

Letter: Timken believes in school choice

School choice is so important to me as a parent. I don’t understand how our government can let students’ choice of school rely solely on t...

November 27th, 2021 |  


Mark Figley: Straight talk about Kyle Rittenhouse

Mark Figley: Straight talk about Kyle Rittenhouse

Following the not guilty verdict in the Kyle Rittenhouse trial, no less than VP Kamala Harris opined that there is much to do to make America’s ...

November 27th, 2021 |  


Tim Missler column: Day before Thanksgiving and Kewpee on the mind

Tim Missler column: Day before Thanksgiving and Kewpee on the mind

Every once in awhile, a product comes along that can’t be destroyed. No matter how poorly its marketed or what kind of scandal arises, nothing c...

November 27th, 2021 updated: November 29th, 2021. |  


Michael Reagan: Hang in there, America, and give thanks

Michael Reagan: Hang in there, America, and give thanks

The other day, I ran into someone who was too discouraged to give thanks for much of anything.He’s convinced the world is going to end and the U...

November 27th, 2021 |  


David Trinko: Mulligans Bar provides a sign for our times

David Trinko: Mulligans Bar provides a sign for our times

In times of trouble, you find yourself looking for a sign.But you probably weren’t expecting these signs.“3 things that never lie: Small c...

November 27th, 2021 |  


Legal-Ease: Loan repayment priorities and processes

Legal-Ease: Loan repayment priorities and processes

Many of us have borrowed money and used real estate as “collateral” for that loan of money. These arrangements essentially provide that if...

November 27th, 2021 |  


BUSINESS


How to cope with a stressful housing market

How to cope with a stressful housing market

As she hunted for a home this summer, first-time buyer Xinyu Li found herself feeling emotionally overwhelmed. She and her boyfriend had several offer...

November 27th, 2021 |  


Liz Weston: When a will won’t work

Liz Weston: When a will won’t work

A will allows you to distribute your worldly goods, select a guardian for minor children and name an executor to carry out your wishes.But you should ...

November 27th, 2021 |  


Why revised history is important in the job market

Why revised history is important in the job market

The American job market is a laggard, but it is catching up faster than it may first appear.The U.S. economy is bigger than it was before the COVID-19...

November 27th, 2021 |  


Are you paying $2,000 a year for a useless parking spot?

Are you paying $2,000 a year for a useless parking spot?

If you want to save money on housing, here’s a tip: Avoid shouldering the costs of accompanying parking spots.Parking spots are among the more e...

November 27th, 2021 |  


Land transfers, Nov. 18-24

Land transfers, Nov. 18-24

The trend of the real estate market in Allen County is shown by the following report, for the week running Nov. 18 -24, 2021. Figures reflect the sell...

November 27th, 2021 |  


Legal-Ease: Loan repayment priorities and processes

Legal-Ease: Loan repayment priorities and processes

Many of us have borrowed money and used real estate as “collateral” for that loan of money. These arrangements essentially provide that if...

November 27th, 2021 |  


STATE NEWS


FBI: Dayton mass shooter fantasized about killing for years

FBI: Dayton mass shooter fantasized about killing for years

COLUMBUS — The man who gunned down nine people in Dayton, Ohio, two years ago had fantasized about mass shootings, serial killings and murder-su...

November 29th, 2021 |  


Ohio lawmakers promote electric vehicle manufacturing

Ohio lawmakers promote electric vehicle manufacturing

COLUMBUS — Fearing it has already fallen behind neighboring Indiana and Michigan, the Ohio House has voted overwhelming to create a 10-member co...

November 27th, 2021 |  


Local artist creates pet portraits

Local artist creates pet portraits

LUCASVILLE — Local artist Riley Galloway has paired with Shawnee Animal Clinic (SAC) to continue her passion by drawing pet portraits.“I s...

November 25th, 2021 |  


Public nuisance laws give hope to both sides

Public nuisance laws give hope to both sides

CLEVELAND — A jury’s finding this week that three major pharmacy chains are responsible for contributing to the scourge of opioid addictio...

November 25th, 2021 |  


Fairness Act reaches Gov. DeWine’s desk

Fairness Act reaches Gov. DeWine’s desk

COLUMBUS — As coronavirus cases climb again in Ohio, a bill has reached Gov. Mike DeWine’s desk that would ensure that state government ca...

November 25th, 2021 |  


One more Thanksgiving meal

One more Thanksgiving meal

MASSILLON — Thanksgiving Day was bittersweet for Maj. Tom Perks and his wife, Maj. Linda-Jo Perks, co-commanders of the Salvation Army in Massil...

November 25th, 2021 |