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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 |  


Union Street to close Tuesday

Union Street to close Tuesday

LIMA — The Lima Engineer’s office wants the public to avoid Union Street between Pearl Street and Wayne Street from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Tu...

October 23rd, 2021 |  


Ottoville Rosary Altar Craft Show set

Ottoville Rosary Altar Craft Show set

OTTOVILLE — Immaculate Conception Parish Center, 189 N. Church St., Ottoville is hosting a craft show from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 6.Sou...

October 23rd, 2021 |  


Canal Museum to host downtown tour

Canal Museum to host downtown tour

DELPHOS — The Delphos Canal Museum is hosting a downtown historic tour beginning at noon Saturday, Nov. 6, at the Canal Museum, 241 N. Main St.,...

October 23rd, 2021 |  


Trick-or-treat times in the Lima region

Trick-or-treat times in the Lima region

Thursday, Oct. 28Ada: 5:30-7:30 p.m.Alger: 6-7:30 p.m.American Township/Elida: 5-7 p.m.Bath Township: 6-8 p.m.Beaverdam: 6-8 p.m.Bluffton: 6-7:30 p.m....

October 23rd, 2021 |  


Bassitt reappointed as Rhodes State trustee

Bassitt reappointed as Rhodes State trustee

LIMA — Gov. Mike DeWine has reappointed Sam Bassitt to the Rhodes State College board of trustees. Bassitt was the first vice president of acade...

October 23rd, 2021 |  


SPORTS


High school football: Columbus Grove blanks Bluffton

High school football: Columbus Grove blanks Bluffton

COLUMBUS GROVE — Columbus Grove left no doubt who the Northwest Conference champions were this year.The Bulldogs, who had already garnered a sha...

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


College football: Ohio State should add to Indiana’s disappointment

College football: Ohio State should add to Indiana’s disappointment

This was going to be the year. Indiana football fans could just feel it.This was going to be the year the Hoosiers had a chance to win the Big Ten foo...

October 22nd, 2021 |  


Listen to this week’s BuckEyes Podcast with Jim Naveau

Listen to this week’s BuckEyes Podcast with Jim Naveau

Jim Naveau shares insights about Indiana, this week's opponent for the Ohio State football team. ...

October 22nd, 2021 |  


Weisenburger’s season to end in Toyota Series event

Weisenburger’s season to end in Toyota Series event

The Major League Fishing (MLF) season officially comes to an end next weekend for Lima area bass anglers who fish various MLF circuits.Kyle Weisenburg...

October 22nd, 2021 |  


The top 75 — plus 1 — players in NBA history are revealed

The top 75 — plus 1 — players in NBA history are revealed

For the NBA’s 75th anniversary team, 75 players weren’t enough.The league needed 76 instead.The top 75 players in NBA history — and ...

October 22nd, 2021 |  


Laine’s overtime goal lifts Blue Jackets past Islanders 3-2

Laine’s overtime goal lifts Blue Jackets past Islanders 3-2

COLUMBUS — Patrik Laine scored at 1:49 of overtime to lift the Columbus Blue Jackets over the New York Islanders 3-2 on Thursday night.Laine ska...

October 22nd, 2021 |  


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LIFESTYLE


Are cruises safer than other vacations?

Are cruises safer than other vacations?

MIAMI — When the pandemic hit in the spring of 2020, there was practically no worse place to be than a cruise ship. Today, as COVID-19 still lin...

October 23rd, 2021 |  


Ghost hunter investigated Dracula’s castle

Ghost hunter investigated Dracula’s castle

TAMPA, Fla. — Historians have long debated whether Vlad Tepes, the inspiration for Dracula, ever spent time in the castle on which the character...

October 23rd, 2021 |  


Best (and worst) pumpkin-flavored foods at Trader Joe’s

Best (and worst) pumpkin-flavored foods at Trader Joe’s

We’re pumpkin people now.Me, my family — for us, it’s all pumpkin, all season. We shall take sustenance from the great pumpkin lord,...

October 23rd, 2021 |  


Trick-or-treat times in the Lima region

Trick-or-treat times in the Lima region

Thursday, Oct. 28Ada: 5:30-7:30 p.m.Alger: 6-7:30 p.m.American Township/Elida: 5-7 p.m.Bath Township: 6-8 p.m.Beaverdam: 6-8 p.m.Bluffton: 6-7:30 p.m....

October 23rd, 2021 |  


95th birthday: Leola M. Williams

95th birthday: Leola M. Williams

LIMA — Leola M. Williams is celebrating her 95th birthday. A card shower would be appreciated, with cards being sent to Leola at Springview Mano...

October 23rd, 2021 |  


Jerry Pinkney, award-winning illustrator, dies at 81

Jerry Pinkney, award-winning illustrator, dies at 81

NEW YORK (AP) — Jerry Pinkney, a prize-winning children’s book illustrator known for his richly textured images of Black life, fables and ...

October 22nd, 2021 |  


OPINION


Talk to dad about son’s mystery bruises

Talk to dad about son’s mystery bruises

Q. My 7-year-son continually comes back from his father’s home with bruises on his knees and shins. I have asked my son where they come from, an...

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 |  


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 |  


Letter: Colin Powell’s 13 rules to live by

Letter: Colin Powell’s 13 rules to live by

Throughout our lives we often hear about things to live by to give support and meaning to our life and goals. Sometimes someone comes along and seemin...

October 22nd, 2021 |  


Cal Thomas: Harris and the Hatch Act

Cal Thomas: Harris and the Hatch Act

Vice President Kamala Harris, who appears to be in the witness protection program when it comes to her assigned role of restoring our southern border,...

October 22nd, 2021 |  


Trudy Rubin: Colin Powell should be remembered for promoting honesty, civility and patriotism above divisive politics

Trudy Rubin: Colin Powell should be remembered for promoting honesty, civility and patriotism above divisive politics

As soon as I learned that former Secretary of State Colin Powell had died Monday, my mind flashed back to his infamous U.N. speech on Feb. 5, 2003, in...

October 22nd, 2021 |  


BUSINESS


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. |  


Where are the workers? Cutoff of jobless aid spurs no influx

Where are the workers? Cutoff of jobless aid spurs no influx

INDIANAPOLIS — Earlier this year, an insistent cry arose from business leaders and Republican governors: Cut off a $300-a-week federal supplemen...

October 22nd, 2021 |  


Cato to open store in Lima Center

Cato to open store in Lima Center

LIMA — Women’s apparel store Cato will open a new location in Lima Center in November.Cato will formally open its newest store at 11 a.m. ...

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


STATE NEWS


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 |  


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 |  


Marathon a celebration of life for father of hospital patient

Marathon a celebration of life for father of hospital patient

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Jason Browning’s 10th marathon will be extra special this year.As he lines up to run in the Nationwide Children’s H...

October 16th, 2021 |  


Candidates report latest campaign fundraising hauls

Candidates report latest campaign fundraising hauls

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The candidates running for one of Ohio’s U.S. Senate seats in next year’s election reported their campaign hauls on...

October 16th, 2021 |  


Alarming rise in suicide rates among Black girls

Alarming rise in suicide rates among Black girls

CLEVELAND — An alarming rise of suicide rates among young Black girls has emerged during the coronavirus pandemic, experts said during a mental ...

October 16th, 2021 updated: October 16th, 2021. |  


Cupp rebukes lawmaker over anti-vaxx bill

Cupp rebukes lawmaker over anti-vaxx bill

COLUMBUS — The Republican speaker of the Ohio House has publicly rebuked a fellow GOP lawmaker over the lawmaker’s attempts to push a hard...

October 15th, 2021 |