NEWS


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Holiday spending strategies can backfire

Holiday spending strategies can backfire

Holiday marketers have your number, and they know how to entice you to spend. You try to rein it in. But two favorite strategies can lead to spending ...

December 7th, 2019 |  


Shawnee Township dancers to perform at Disney

Shawnee Township dancers to perform at Disney

SHAWNEE TOWNSHIP — Six dancers from Jeanne’s Dance Studio in Shawnee Township will have the opportunity to perform in a Christmas parade a...

December 7th, 2019 updated: December 7th, 2019. |  


Lima/Allen County Crime Stoppers

Lima/Allen County Crime Stoppers

Area law enforcement officials are looking for information about the crimes or persons listed. The Lima/Allen County Crime Stoppers program offers cas...

December 7th, 2019 |  


Fatal crash investigated in Mercer County

Fatal crash investigated in Mercer County

MERCER COUNTY — A rural Fort Recovery man is dead after crashing his pickup truck early Saturday in Mercer County.According to the Mercer County...

December 7th, 2019 |  


Young mother needs help for Christmas

Young mother needs help for Christmas

LIMA — Ayana wonders what she will get her daughter for Christmas. As a young, single mother, Ayana often finds herself overwhelmed by the respo...

December 7th, 2019 |  


SPORTS


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Big 10 Three-peat
Ohio high school boys, girls basketball scores for Saturday, Dec. 7

Ohio high school boys, girls basketball scores for Saturday, Dec. 7

BoysAndrews Osborne Academy 75, Gates Mills Hawken 66Arcadia 49, Dola Hardin Northern 48Archbold 50, Kalida 35Arlington 76, Lima Temple Christian 37Ba...

December 7th, 2019 |  


Boys basketball: Delphos St. John’s hangs on to defeat Elida

Boys basketball: Delphos St. John’s hangs on to defeat Elida

DELPHOS — Elida’s second-half man-to-man brought the Bulldogs back.But Delphos St. John’s wouldn’t let this one get away.St. J...

December 7th, 2019 |  


Roundup: Perry turns away Delphos Jefferson in boys basketball

Roundup: Perry turns away Delphos Jefferson in boys basketball

DELPHOS — Perry jumped out to an 18-9 first quarter lead that grew to 32-18 at halftime on its way to a 59-36 boys high school basketball victor...

December 7th, 2019 updated: December 7th, 2019. |  


Girls basketball: Ottawa-Glandorf clamps down on Spencerville

Girls basketball: Ottawa-Glandorf clamps down on Spencerville

OTTAWA — In its first three games of the season, Ottawa-Glandorf’s defensive pressure has wreaked havoc on opposing teams.Ottawa-Glandorf&...

December 7th, 2019 |  


Ohio high school boys, girls basketball scores for Friday, Dec. 6

Ohio high school boys, girls basketball scores for Friday, Dec. 6

BoysAkr. Coventry 70, Ravenna 47Akr. Ellet 64, Akr. Buchtel 59Akr. Firestone 58, Akr. East 56Akr. Kenmore-Garfield 51, Akr. North 44Albany Alexander 4...

December 7th, 2019 |  


College football: Ohio State should focus on the small picture

College football: Ohio State should focus on the small picture

So, who does a rematch favor? Is it the team that won the first time because those players can draw confidence from their earlier success or is it the...

December 7th, 2019 |  


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LIFESTYLE


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“Knives Out” – PG-13
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Janette and Samuel Hixson
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Gloria and David Evans
103rd birthday: Genevieve Emerson

103rd birthday: Genevieve Emerson

CLOVERDALE — Genevieve Emerson is celebrating her 103rd birthday.She was born Dec. 11, 1916, at the family homestead outside of Kalida, to Chest...

December 7th, 2019 |  


Real Life Mama: Elf season in full swing

Real Life Mama: Elf season in full swing

Well, I did it. I finally caved. Susie is back.I am not sure who came up with this whole Elf on the Shelf idea but seriously, why? Wasn’t it eno...

December 7th, 2019 |  


David Trinko: He’s dreaming of an old Facebook post

David Trinko: He’s dreaming of an old Facebook post

Lately I’ve been living in the past a bit on Facebook.I’m a sucker for looking through the memories that pop up in the “On This Day&...

December 7th, 2019 |  


NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn’t happen this week

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn’t happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these is legit, even though they were shared wide...

December 7th, 2019 |  


Kalia looking to lead Lima in all-encompassing program

Kalia looking to lead Lima in all-encompassing program

LIMA — Roger Kalia’s entire philosophy is that music is for everyone. Kalia will be the Lima Symphony Orchestra’s next guest conduct...

December 6th, 2019 |  


Births

Births

Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical CenterDec. 5 — Emily and Tim Clark, Delphos, girl; Ashtyn and Shawn Kill, Elida, girl.Dec. 6 —Manija...

December 6th, 2019 |  


OPINION


David Trinko: He’s dreaming of an old Facebook post

David Trinko: He’s dreaming of an old Facebook post

Lately I’ve been living in the past a bit on Facebook.I’m a sucker for looking through the memories that pop up in the “On This Day&...

December 7th, 2019 |  


Cheryl Parson: ‘Tis the season to protect yourself from holiday bandits

Cheryl Parson: ‘Tis the season to protect yourself from holiday bandits

The Christmas season is great, isn’t it? Hustle and bustle, holiday hoopla and festive moods rule. There are decorations to put up, gifts to buy...

December 7th, 2019 |  


Legal-Ease: Driving in the ‘right’ lane

Legal-Ease: Driving in the ‘right’ lane

Traffic situations can cause frustrations to boil over. The frustration can be especially acute on highways with two lanes going one direction (multil...

December 7th, 2019 |  


Abortion onDems platform

Abortion onDems platform

I write in response to Sharon Horstman’s December 3 letter. She stated that she doesn’t know why the “D” (Democrat) party beca...

December 6th, 2019 |  


Governing ‘mandates’ are usually phony. This one is real

Governing ‘mandates’ are usually phony. This one is real

WASHINGTON — Over the past several election cycles, political parties, pundits and activists have proclaimed governing “mandates” ba...

December 6th, 2019 |  


BUSINESS


Cheryl Parson: ‘Tis the season to protect yourself from holiday bandits

Cheryl Parson: ‘Tis the season to protect yourself from holiday bandits

The Christmas season is great, isn’t it? Hustle and bustle, holiday hoopla and festive moods rule. There are decorations to put up, gifts to buy...

December 7th, 2019 |  


Home loan rates

Home loan rates

Rates for 30-year and 15-year, fixed-rate mortgages with zero points as of noon, Friday, Dec. 6, 2019:30 YR / 15 YR RATE %First Federal Bank3.75 / 3.1...

December 7th, 2019 |  


Legal-Ease: Driving in the ‘right’ lane

Legal-Ease: Driving in the ‘right’ lane

Traffic situations can cause frustrations to boil over. The frustration can be especially acute on highways with two lanes going one direction (multil...

December 7th, 2019 |  


Hospital auxiliary donates $100K

Hospital auxiliary donates $100K

LIMA — The Lima Memorial Hospital Auxiliary has raised $100,000 this year for the Lima Memorial Foundation as part of a years-long fundraiser fo...

December 5th, 2019 |  


Steffan sworn in as magistrate in Van Wert County

Steffan sworn in as magistrate in Van Wert County

VAN WERT — Christina L. Steffan was sworn in Dec. 2 as a magistrate in the Van Wert County Court of Common Pleas general and juvenile/probate di...

December 5th, 2019 |  


Judge in Purdue bankruptcy: Workers, maybe not CEO, deserve bonuses

Judge in Purdue bankruptcy: Workers, maybe not CEO, deserve bonuses

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — More time is needed to sort out whether the CEO of OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma should receive a $1.3 million bonus next y...

December 4th, 2019 |  


STATE NEWS


Ohio program builds trust, friendships between police, teens

Ohio program builds trust, friendships between police, teens

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — When Akie Benjamin saw police officers gathered in his school’s library, he assumed that he was in trouble or that s...

December 7th, 2019 |  


A locker, a chirp: How tiny clues help solve child sex cases

A locker, a chirp: How tiny clues help solve child sex cases

FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — It was the odd-looking locker handles that caught their eye.Investigators spent hours poring over graphic images of little b...

December 7th, 2019 |  


Ohio voters could decide constitutional amendment to split up opioid lawsuit cash

Ohio voters could decide constitutional amendment to split up opioid lawsuit cash

Under a new plan being circulated at the highest levels of state government, Ohioans would vote on a constitutional amendment in the March primary to ...

December 5th, 2019 |  


Strongsville Catholic priest arrested on child porn charges

Strongsville Catholic priest arrested on child porn charges

STRONGSVILLE, Ohio — A Catholic priest was arrested Thursday on charges of possessing child pornography.Investigators took St. Joseph Catholic C...

December 5th, 2019 |  


Trump administration changes for food stamps could affect thousands of Ohioans

Trump administration changes for food stamps could affect thousands of Ohioans

COLUMBUS — Thousands of impoverished adults in nearly half of Ohio’s counties would lose long-term food stamp benefits as federal official...

December 5th, 2019 updated: December 5th, 2019. |  


DeWine meets with proposed ‘cracker’ plant developer

DeWine meets with proposed ‘cracker’ plant developer

CLEVELAND — Ohio’s Republican governor and lieutenant governor met Wednesday with officials from one of the companies proposing to build a...

December 4th, 2019 |