NEWS


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Dancers to compete in New York, New Jersey

LIMA — Seventeen Lima area dancers will be performing in New York soon. They are dancers from The Arts Center.Some of them will perform in Times...

July 22nd, 2019 |  


Mayor David Berger to address Lima Noon Optimist Club

Mayor David Berger to address Lima Noon Optimist Club

LIMA — The Lima Noon Optimist Club will meet from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, July 24, at the Elks, 302 W. North St., Lima.Mayor David Berge...

July 22nd, 2019 |  


Village of Elida Council to meet

Village of Elida Council to meet

ELIDA — The Village of Elida Council will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 23, at Town Hall, 406 E. Main St., Elida. .neFileBlock { margin-bottom: ...

July 22nd, 2019 |  


Births

Births

Lima Memorial Health SystemJuly 18 — Christine and Beau Bowdle, Elida, boy.Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical CenterJuly 19 — Jessica a...

July 22nd, 2019 |  


Equifax to pay up to $700M in data breach settlement

Equifax to pay up to $700M in data breach settlement

NEW YORK — Equifax has agreed to pay $700 million, potentially more, to settle with the federal authorities and states over its 2017 data breach...

July 22nd, 2019 |  


Man dies following Wapakoneta’s Run to the Moon race

Man dies following Wapakoneta’s Run to the Moon race

WAPAKONETA — A Hebron man collapsed and died after running the Run to the Moon race on Saturday during the festivities surrounding the 50th anni...

July 22nd, 2019 |  


SPORTS


Locos clinch homefield advantage for playoffs

The Lima Locos clinched homefield advantage for the playoffs after beating Muskegon 11-9 Sunday night. Peyton Berry (2-1) picked up the win in relief ...

July 22nd, 2019 |  


A tale of two games

A tale of two games

It hit me on Saturday afternoon when people were checking out after open bowling at 20th Century as they were at Westgate Lanes, Southgate Lanes and o...

July 22nd, 2019 |  


Kevin Harvick holds off Denny Hamlin at New Hampshire

Kevin Harvick holds off Denny Hamlin at New Hampshire

LOUDON, N.H. (AP) — Kevin Harvick held off Denny Hamlin at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Sunday for his first NASCAR Cup Series victory of the...

July 21st, 2019 |  


Neuman brothers win doubles title

Neuman brothers win doubles title

LIMA — A couple of early key break points and a whole lot of sweat.That is what it took for the Neuman brothers and the women’s doubleR...

July 21st, 2019 |  


Munoz hitting, Gallegos relief lead Cards to win over Reds

Munoz hitting, Gallegos relief lead Cards to win over Reds

CINCINNATI (AP) — Utility player Yairo Munoz wants his St. Louis manager to trust that he’ll produce in any situation. He banked a lot of ...

July 21st, 2019 |  


Lindor hits foul ball that injures child; Indians top KC 5-4

Lindor hits foul ball that injures child; Indians top KC 5-4

CLEVELAND (AP) — Francisco Lindor wasn’t thinking about his home run that helped the Cleveland Indians beat Kansas City Royals 5-4 on Sund...

July 21st, 2019 |  


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LIFESTYLE


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Get This: Turtle returns to wetlands group that saved her 19 years ago

Get This: Turtle returns to wetlands group that saved her 19 years ago

STONE HARBOR, N.J. (AP) — Call it serendipity.That’s the only way to explain how a female terrapin was found crossing a street in Stone Ha...

July 21st, 2019 |  


Real Life Mama: Doing my thing

Real Life Mama: Doing my thing

While the girls and I were on one of our many ice cream trips of the summer so far, we ran into a few local readers that my mom knew. As we were talki...

July 20th, 2019 |  


Charlotte and Eugene Stambaugh

Charlotte and Eugene Stambaugh

LIMA — Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Stambaugh are celebrating 65 years of marriage. A party was held July 3. A card shower would be appreciated at 2814 H...

July 20th, 2019 |  


94th birthday: Naomi Clark

94th birthday: Naomi Clark

LIMA — Naomi Linton Fifer Clark is celebrating her 94th birthday with a family dinner at Old Barn Out Back.She was born July 23, 1925, in Lima, ...

July 20th, 2019 |  


Five generations: Clark family

Five generations: Clark family

Five generations of the Clark family gathered recently. Front left: Heather Mayes with Ellie and Grayson. Middle: Sasha Weigt with Mia, Emily and Lizz...

July 20th, 2019 |  


“Stuber” – R

“Stuber” – R

The Story“Doc, how long before I can see straight?” asks burly police detective Vic Manning (Dave Bautista). He’s eager to return to...

July 20th, 2019 |  


OPINION


Dallas Morning News: Is today’s America too divided to achieve great things?

Dallas Morning News: Is today’s America too divided to achieve great things?

We want to join the many voices rightly celebrating one of the greatest moments in our history. How hard it must have been to even imagine that journe...

July 21st, 2019 |  


George Will: The puzzling problem of vaping

George Will: The puzzling problem of vaping

SAN FRANCISCO — A 29-story office building at 123 Mission St. illustrates the policy puzzles that fester because of these facts: For centuries, ...

July 21st, 2019 |  


Letter: America’s dangerous decisions on Iran

Letter: America’s dangerous decisions on Iran

I wanted to thank Charles Thomas for his intelligent and well-reasoned letter of July 20, “Don’t be fooled by Trump rhetoric.”I woul...

July 21st, 2019 |  


Editorial: Remembering the unlikely hero from Wapakoneta

Editorial: Remembering the unlikely hero from Wapakoneta

Is there anything more American than the story of Neil Armstrong?A quiet, unassuming man from the middle of nowhere becomes the most famous man of his...

July 20th, 2019 |  


Michael W. Siefker: Putnam commissioners got what they wanted

Michael W. Siefker: Putnam commissioners got what they wanted

As to the announcement by the Putnam County commissioners that they now again want out of the sewer and water business, I have some comments, as we ha...

July 20th, 2019 |  


Letter: Politicians must stand up against president

Letter: Politicians must stand up against president

What this President is doing and saying is very un-American. He should not hold the office of president in this great country.He does nothing good for...

July 20th, 2019 |  


BUSINESS


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Summer job unlikely to affect financial aid

Summer job unlikely to affect financial aid

Roughly one-third of teenagers have summer jobs, according to the Pew Research Center. Some of these jobs may make you very familiar with the letters ...

July 20th, 2019 |  


Land transfers, July 11-17

Land transfers, July 11-17

The trend of the real estate market in Allen County is shown by the following report, for the week running July 11 through 17. Figures reflect the sel...

July 20th, 2019 |  


Cheryl Parson: Be cautious when using public Wi-Fi

Cheryl Parson: Be cautious when using public Wi-Fi

Last month I wrote a column about work-at-home scams and how the increase in affordable technology communications allowed workers to not be chained do...

July 20th, 2019 |  


Home loan rates

Home loan rates

Rates for 30-year and 15-year, fixed-rate mortgages with zero points as of noon, Friday, July 19, 2019:30 YR / 15 YR RATE %First Federal3.75/3.25%Firs...

July 20th, 2019 |  


Legal-Ease: What is a real estate closing?

Legal-Ease: What is a real estate closing?

A real estate closing is usually a literal meeting when ownership of buildings, land and some businesses is changed from the seller to the buyer. Othe...

July 20th, 2019 |  


Big R unveils new name

Big R unveils new name

LIMA — Midwest farm and home retailer Big R Stores is changing its name to Stock+Field.The company announced the name change on Friday, stating ...

July 19th, 2019 |  


STATE NEWS


Site records religious sounds, such as bells, birds and U2

Site records religious sounds, such as bells, birds and U2

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The jaunty sound of a puja bell rings during an offering at the Jain Center of Central Ohio in southern Delaware County.Bi...

July 21st, 2019 |  


State data: Number of children enrolled in Medicaid declines

State data: Number of children enrolled in Medicaid declines

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — State data shows the number of children enrolled in Ohio’s Medicaid program declined over a 15-month period, with nearl...

July 21st, 2019 |  


Tornado survivors without means to rebuild in ‘limbo’

Tornado survivors without means to rebuild in ‘limbo’

Tornado survivors without the means to rebuild on their own and short on insurance or FEMA money should stay patient, say those working on long-term r...

July 20th, 2019 |  


What to do about suspicious orders is focus in opioid case

What to do about suspicious orders is focus in opioid case

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Two Ohio counties are asking a judge to find that drugmakers and distributors were not allowed to ship suspicious orders o...

July 19th, 2019 |  


Gun reform backers advance proposal

Gun reform backers advance proposal

COLUMBUS — Advocates for closing what they characterize as “loopholes” in Ohio’s background checks for private gun sales moved...

July 19th, 2019 |  


State budget mandates tuition guarantees – which most Ohio colleges already have

State budget mandates tuition guarantees – which most Ohio colleges already have

A provision in the state budget mandates that Ohio public universities help increase college affordability.But most are already doing what the new rul...

July 19th, 2019 |