NEWS


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Lima couple hurt in Findlay crash
Youth profile: Elida’s Lybarger dreams of MLB

Youth profile: Elida’s Lybarger dreams of MLB

ELIDA — Brayden Lybarger already pitches at 93 mph, a rare feat for a high school senior. The Elida High School pitcher has been consumed by bas...

March 7th, 2021 |  


Today’s latest updates on the coronavirus pandemic

Today’s latest updates on the coronavirus pandemic

Allen CountyCases ` 10,822 ` +2Deaths ` 216 ` 0Recovered ` 10,410 ` +13Auglaize CountyCases ` 4,566 `0Deaths ` 82 ` 0Recovered ` 4,383 ` +4Hardin Coun...

March 7th, 2021 |  


Pastors fight back on QAnon, conspiracy theories in churches

Pastors fight back on QAnon, conspiracy theories in churches

The congregation was in the middle of an online service when a longtime churchgoer in her 60s texted her pastor to complain that his prayer lamenting ...

March 6th, 2021 updated: March 6th, 2021. |  


Gun show returns to Allen County Fairgrounds

Gun show returns to Allen County Fairgrounds

LIMA — It’s been around a year since the last gun show was held at the Allen County Fairgrounds due to the coronavirus pandemic.On Saturda...

March 6th, 2021 updated: March 6th, 2021. |  


Schools explore bringing back prom. Will there be dancing?

Schools explore bringing back prom. Will there be dancing?

LIMA — After a year of disruption and loss, high schools are trying to revive prom, graduation and other milestone ceremonies their students loo...

March 6th, 2021 updated: March 6th, 2021. |  


Senate OKs $1.9T virus relief bill

Senate OKs $1.9T virus relief bill

WASHINGTON — An exhausted Senate narrowly approved a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill Saturday as President Joe Biden and his Democratic allie...

March 6th, 2021 updated: March 6th, 2021. |  


SPORTS


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Ohio boys, girls high school basketball scores for Saturday, March 6

Ohio boys, girls high school basketball scores for Saturday, March 6

Boys BasketballOHSAA PlayoffsDivision IRegion 1Cle. St. Ignatius 56, Lorain 52Lakewood St. Edward 66, Bedford 52Lima Sr. 73, Sylvania Northview 67Regi...

March 6th, 2021 |  


Roundup: Ohio Northern falls to Marietta in OAC title game

MARIETTA — Ohio Northern fell at No. 6-ranked Marietta 100-49 in the championship game of the Ohio Athletic Conference Men’s Basketball To...

March 6th, 2021 |  


Girls basketball: Crestview rolls to state berth

Girls basketball: Crestview rolls to state berth

ELIDA — The sequel was nothing like the original.Crestview rolled to a 65-35 win over Columbus Grove on Saturday night in the Division IV girls ...

March 6th, 2021 updated: March 6th, 2021. |  


Girls basketball: Ottawa-Glandorf heading to state

Girls basketball: Ottawa-Glandorf heading to state

LEXINGTON — The rematch turned into a little revenge for Ottawa-Glandorf.Last year, the Titans were ousted from the postseason when Africentric ...

March 6th, 2021 |  


Wrestling: Allen East qualifies five for state

Wrestling: Allen East qualifies five for state

TROY — Allen East sent 10 wrestlers to this weekend’s Division III district tournament at Troy’s Hobart Arena.When it was all said a...

March 6th, 2021 |  


Boys basketball: Shawnee battles past St. Marys back to regionals

Boys basketball: Shawnee battles past St. Marys back to regionals

SPENCERVILLE — Some boys basketball games are about finesse.Shawnee’s district championship win vs. St. Marys was about the battle, and th...

March 6th, 2021 |  


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LIFESTYLE


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David Trinko: Women in construction catching up quickly
Meghan: talk with Oprah without royals’ input ‘liberating’

Meghan: talk with Oprah without royals’ input ‘liberating’

LOS ANGELES — Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, has described to Oprah Winfrey how “liberating” it was to have a conversation — l...

March 5th, 2021 |  


Visit a gun show, enjoy a hike

Visit a gun show, enjoy a hike

REGION — There is a wide range of possibilities for entertainment this weekend:• The Tri State Gun Show will be from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. S...

March 4th, 2021 |  


Paramount+ the latest streamer

Paramount+ the latest streamer

NEW YORK — Paramount+ debuted Thursday as the latest — and last — streaming option from a major media company, this time from Viacom...

March 4th, 2021 |  


Quinn on Nutrition: The great saturated fat debate

Quinn on Nutrition: The great saturated fat debate

I just love the science of nutrition. It constantly changes as we learn more about how food and nutrients work in the body. And as we gather more info...

March 3rd, 2021 |  


Historian Anne Beehler

Historian Anne Beehler

LIMA — For a woman who spent much of her life chronicling Lima’s history, Anne Beehler’s obituary left few hints of her own.“A...

March 2nd, 2021 |  


Lima Public Library Book Reviews

Lima Public Library Book Reviews

FictionIn the Company of Men by Véronique TadjoTwo boys venture from their village to hunt in a nearby forest, where they shoot down bats with gl...

February 28th, 2021 |  


OPINION


David Trinko: Women in construction catching up quickly

David Trinko: Women in construction catching up quickly

It’s time to stop thinking about women in construction as a novelty. Perhaps it’s time to think of it as the most forward-thinking of prof...

March 6th, 2021 updated: March 6th, 2021. |  


Letter: Operation big needle

Letter: Operation big needle

The people at the Knights of Columbus building on Cable Road who are giving the COVID-19 vaccination shots are simply fantastic. I don’t know wh...

March 6th, 2021 |  


Editorial: Dr. Seuss was part Horton the elephant, part Grinch

Read Across America Day was celebrated Tuesday, as it is every year, on the birthday of the late Theodore Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss. Yet neith...

March 6th, 2021 |  


Here’s a news flash for Cuomo

Editorial: When will powerful men like Andrew Cuomo finally get the #MeToo memo?Facing growing pressure to resign over sexual misconduct allegations, ...

March 6th, 2021 |  


Editorial: The blurred line that separates work and free time

Editorial: The blurred line that separates work and free time

Businesses that are struggling in today’s COVID-19 pandemic world have a friend in Senate Bill 47, which updates Ohio law to address the 21st ce...

March 6th, 2021 |  


States aim to chip away at abortion rights with Supreme Court in mind

When Rep. Lola Sheldon-Galloway introduced a bill in the Montana House two years ago that would have prohibited abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy,...

March 6th, 2021 |  


BUSINESS


Celebrating Our Spirit: Hardin County labor statistics

Celebrating Our Spirit: Hardin County labor statistics

2020Employed: 12,700Labor Force: 13,900Unemployed: 1,100Unemployment Rate: 8.3%JANUARYEmployed: 12,800Labor Force: 13,600Unemployed: 700Unemployment R...

March 6th, 2021 |  


Celebrating Our Spirit: Putnam County labor statistics

Celebrating Our Spirit: Putnam County labor statistics

2020Employed: 17,500Labor Force: 18,600Unemployed: 1,100Unemployment Rate: 5.7%JANUARYEmployed: 17,800Labor Force: 18,500Unemployed: 800Unemployment R...

March 6th, 2021 |  


Celebrating Our Spirit: Van Wert County labor statistics

Celebrating Our Spirit: Van Wert County labor statistics

2020Employed: 13,800Labor Force: 14,900Unemployed: 1,000Unemployment Rate: 7.0%JANUARYEmployed: 14,400Labor Force: 15,100Unemployed: 600Unemployment R...

March 6th, 2021 |  


Celebrating Our Spirit: Wages in the region

Celebrating Our Spirit: Wages in the region

WAGES IN THE REGIONPhysicians, All Other and Ophthalmologists, Except Pediatric: Entry level $89,670, experienced $262,980, median $205,420Nurse Anest...

March 6th, 2021 |  


Celebrating Our Spirit: Restaurants innovate amid pandemic

Celebrating Our Spirit: Restaurants innovate amid pandemic

LIMA — Pete Williams and his wife, Bridgett, didn’t want to stay idle. So, when the couple temporarily closed the Old Barn Out Back in Mar...

March 6th, 2021 |  


Celebrating Our Spirit: Demand increases for eating at home

Celebrating Our Spirit: Demand increases for eating at home

OTTAWA — Mark Kohls sees the familiar faces in his grocery store a lot more often these days.He sees husbands and wives shopping together at Koh...

March 6th, 2021 |  


STATE NEWS


5 more Householder campaign finance claims referred in Ohio

5 more Householder campaign finance claims referred in Ohio

COLUMBUS — Ohio’s elections chief said Friday that he has amended his massive list of campaign finance violations against suspects in an a...

March 6th, 2021 |  


Ohio River search for boy to resume; mom charged with murder

Ohio River search for boy to resume; mom charged with murder

CINCINNATI (AP) — Crews expect to resume searching the Ohio River on Sunday for a 6-year-old Ohio boy who police say died when his mother tried ...

March 6th, 2021 |  


Ex-US attorney to try to help free man convicted of killings

Ex-US attorney to try to help free man convicted of killings

CLEVELAND — A former U.S. attorney has joined a legal team trying to free a man convicted of killing three people who has long proclaimed his in...

March 6th, 2021 |  


Police: Suspect got into wrong-way crash, was shot to death

Police: Suspect got into wrong-way crash, was shot to death

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A shooting suspect fleeing police got into a wrong-way crash on an Ohio interstate and was then killed in an exchange of g...

March 6th, 2021 |  


Ohio Senate approves reforms expanding access to help for crime victims

Ohio Senate approves reforms expanding access to help for crime victims

DAYTON —The Ohio Senate on Wednesday unanimously passed legislation expanding access to the state’s victim compensation program.The issue ...

March 6th, 2021 |  


LGBTQ nondiscrimination bill is back in the Ohio General Assembly for the 10th time

LGBTQ nondiscrimination bill is back in the Ohio General Assembly for the 10th time

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Bipartisan bills will be introduced in the Ohio Senate and House seeking to extend nondiscrimination protections to LGBTQ Ohioa...

March 4th, 2021 |