NEWS


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AAA3 dedicates new Dahill Center
Teen charged in Elida school threat waives right to speedy trial

Teen charged in Elida school threat waives right to speedy trial

LIMA — The Lima teenager accused to making online threats to “shoot it up” at Elida schools appeared briefly Wednesday in Allen Coun...

August 15th, 2018 |  


Republicans blast Pearl Jam poster

Republicans blast Pearl Jam poster

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Republicans on Wednesday condemned a poster by Pearl Jam that shows the White House in flames and a bald eagle pecking at a...

August 15th, 2018 |  


US retail sales rose at robust 0.5 pct. annual rate in July

US retail sales rose at robust 0.5 pct. annual rate in July

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans shopped at a healthy pace in July, buying more cars, clothes and appliances, evidence that consumers are helping dri...

August 15th, 2018 |  


Stocks tumble as investors fret about China’s growth

Stocks tumble as investors fret about China’s growth

NEW YORK (AP) — Deepening worries about global economic growth, particularly in China, set off a rout in riskier assets including technology sto...

August 15th, 2018 |  


POLICE CALLS

POLICE CALLS

LIMA POLICE800 block of Richie Avenue, Lima — Police were called to the scene of robbery Tuesday morning.North Cole Street at West North Street,...

August 15th, 2018 |  


Births

Births

Lima Memorial Health System Aug. 13 — Erica and Paden Lopez, Wapakoneta, girl; Alexandria Moss and Shane Goins, Lima, girl.Aug. 14 — Ashle...

August 15th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


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Lima area girls high school soccer capsules
Girls soccer preview: Wapakoneta chasing another WBL crown, deep postseason run

Girls soccer preview: Wapakoneta chasing another WBL crown, deep postseason run

After enjoying an unbeaten regular season, including going 9-0 in the Western Buckeye League, Wapakoneta aims to build on last year’s success wi...

August 15th, 2018 updated: August 15th, 2018. |  


Roundup: Shawnee finishes second in girls golf tournament

Roundup: Shawnee finishes second in girls golf tournament

HARROD — Shawnee finished second to Lexington in Tuesday’s Allen East Girls Colonial Golfers Tournament.Led by medallist Isabelle Jedra...

August 14th, 2018 |  


Ohio State paying $500,000 for Meyer investigation

Ohio State paying $500,000 for Meyer investigation

COLUMBUS — The Urban Meyer investigation is costing Ohio State $500,000, but whether the superstar football coach keeps his job still comes down...

August 14th, 2018 |  


Ramirez, Kluber lift Indians past Reds

Ramirez, Kluber lift Indians past Reds

CINCINNATI — Jose Ramirez hit his 36th home run and Corey Kluber extended his dominance of the Cincinnati Reds and the Cleveland Indians rolled ...

August 14th, 2018 |  


Area roundup: LCC captures Lady Trojans Invitational

Area roundup: LCC captures Lady Trojans Invitational

ARLINGTON — Lima Central Catholic captured first at the Lady Trojan Invitational at Sycamore Springs Golf Club Monday.The Thunderbirds posted a ...

August 14th, 2018 |  


Indians pull away from Reds for 10-3 win

Indians pull away from Reds for 10-3 win

CINCINNATI (AP) — Jose Ramirez connected for his 35th homer and Yandy Diaz hit a tiebreaking RBI double in Cleveland’s seven-run sixth inn...

August 13th, 2018 |  


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LIFESTYLE


Junior Fair teaches responsibility

Junior Fair teaches responsibility

LIMA — This upcoming Allen County Fair, 16-year-old Payton Halker will try for her sixth win as goat grand champion. But this time, she has a ri...

August 15th, 2018 |  


Livestock Scramble new at fair this year

Livestock Scramble new at fair this year

LIMA — There’s something new at the Allen County Fair.The Livestock Scramble is sort of like the greased pig contest but without the greas...

August 15th, 2018 |  


Harness racing: 2 nights of tradition

Harness racing: 2 nights of tradition

LIMA — Horse racing is known as the sport of kings. And although it’s uncertain just when the first equines were lined up to see which was...

August 15th, 2018 |  


Entertainment, events ready for crowds

Entertainment, events ready for crowds

LIMA — The Allen County Fair is continuing to offer attractions and events this year, many of them included with fair admission.Crazy Mike V wil...

August 15th, 2018 |  


Darci Lynne, free concerts at grandstand

Darci Lynne, free concerts at grandstand

LIMA — Ventriloquism and tribute bands highlight the grandstand entertainment at this year’s Allen County Fair.Darci Lynne Farmer headline...

August 15th, 2018 |  


Lima Memorial health focus: Headaches in children

Lima Memorial health focus: Headaches in children

Do children get headaches very often?In my opinion, headache is one of the most common complaints among children, but it usually is ignored because so...

August 15th, 2018 |  


OPINION


Letter: These are not normal times

Amarosa Manigault and Michael Cohen, are two people, who under ordinary circumstances, would have little in common with each other. Except, both of th...

August 14th, 2018 |  


Insults comewithout facts

In response to the latest diatribe by Tom Reigle I would like to offer the following life lesson I learned from from the many mentors and educators I ...

August 14th, 2018 |  


Jay Ambrose: Even if called a racist, Trump makes life better for black Americans

Jay Ambrose: Even if called a racist, Trump makes life better for black Americans

President Donald Trump is making life better for black Americans everywhere you look while his predecessor fumbled. But hey, say his critics, not ever...

August 14th, 2018 |  


John Grindrod: Bosses, parents and teachers, watch your derailers

John Grindrod: Bosses, parents and teachers, watch your derailers

It’s often been said that it’s our scars that make us real. While all of us, I think, yearn for a smooth ride on our rollercoasters that m...

August 14th, 2018 |  


Letter: Moving the parade not fair

The Allen County Fair is just days away. It’s a summer event that people like me look forward too. For me, I make a beeline tom favorite french-...

August 13th, 2018 |  


BUSINESS


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Lima area McDonald’s part of statewide renovations
Delphos native opens Victorian Rose Boutique

Delphos native opens Victorian Rose Boutique

DELPHOS — As a young girl, Delphos native Vicky Kayser knew she wanted to own a boutique, and now, in 2018, she is finally fulfilling that dream...

August 14th, 2018 |  


US retailers small companies rally as Turkey fears ease

US retailers small companies rally as Turkey fears ease

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks rallied Tuesday as banks, retailers, and smaller companies jumped. That helped the market recover most of its losses...

August 14th, 2018 |  


More funding for tank and Stryker upgrades at JSMC

More funding for tank and Stryker upgrades at JSMC

LIMA — On Monday, President Trump signed into law the National Defense Authorization Act, a law that will provide funding for upgrades of Abram ...

August 14th, 2018 updated: August 14th, 2018. |  


US stocks take further losses as Turkey worries continue

US stocks take further losses as Turkey worries continue

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks fell further on Wall Street Monday as Turkey’s central bank was unable to stop a steep plunge in that nation’...

August 13th, 2018 |  


Regional gas prices down from last week

Regional gas prices down from last week

KENTON — As gasoline inventories remain steady, gas prices are expected to continue to drop, according to Patrick DeHaan, head of petroleum anal...

August 13th, 2018 |  


Lima native’s proposal gains global recognition

Lima native’s proposal gains global recognition

LIMA — Lima native Carlton McLellan is gaining worldwide recognition with a new international project that is promoting not only the United Stat...

August 13th, 2018 updated: August 13th, 2018. |  


STATE NEWS


DeWine unveils body armor grants, FOP critical of delay

DeWine unveils body armor grants, FOP critical of delay

COLUMBUS (AP) — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine says the state’s injured worker fund is setting aside a portion of its safety grant fund...

August 15th, 2018 |  


Motorcyclist dies after crashing into tractor-trailer

Motorcyclist dies after crashing into tractor-trailer

CINCINNATI (AP) — Cincinnati police say a motorcyclist was killed when her bike struck a tractor-trailer making an improper U-turn.Authorities s...

August 15th, 2018 |  


ASPCA says more than 600 birds removed from home

ASPCA says more than 600 birds removed from home

COLUMBUS (AP) — The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals says more than 600 birds were removed from a house in central Ohio...

August 15th, 2018 |  


Cleveland police reform will likely extend beyond 5 years

Cleveland police reform will likely extend beyond 5 years

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland’s agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice to complete scheduled reforms of the city’s police depart...

August 15th, 2018 |  


Study: Little change in Ohio school districts’ funding gap

Study: Little change in Ohio school districts’ funding gap

COLUMBUS (AP) — A new study done for officials from public schools says the funding gap between Ohio’s poorest and wealthiest districts ha...

August 15th, 2018 |  


Judge orders psychological evaluation of arson suspect

Judge orders psychological evaluation of arson suspect

HAMILTON (AP) — A psychological evaluation has been ordered for an Ohio man accused of setting his house on fire in 2016.A judge on Tuesday orde...

August 15th, 2018 |