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Lima Convalescent Home makes 2020 ‘quality improvement’ list

Lima Convalescent Home makes 2020 ‘quality improvement’ list

LIMA — The Lima Convalescent Home was recognized by the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living’s 2020 Qu...

January 17th, 2020 |  


General Dynamics Land Systems names new president

General Dynamics Land Systems names new president

STERLING HEIGHTS — General Dynamics Land System’s chief operating officer, Danny Deep, has been selected to replace outgoing President Gar...

January 17th, 2020 |  


Beery named to education advocacy group

Beery named to education advocacy group

LIMA — Beverly Beery, owner of Beery Insurance Services in Lima, has been named to the board of directors for Ohio Excels, a nonprofit education...

January 17th, 2020 |  


‘I Am … He Said’ Neil Diamond Celebration coming to Niswonger

‘I Am … He Said’ Neil Diamond Celebration coming to Niswonger

VAN WERT — “I Am … He Sai: A Neil Diamond Celebration” will be at 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 21, at the Niswonger Perform...

January 17th, 2020 |  


Get This: Not easy being green: North Carolina dog births unique puppy

Get This: Not easy being green: North Carolina dog births unique puppy

CANTON, N.C. (AP) — The Avengers may have gained a canine sidekick after a North Carolina family’s dog gave birth to a bright green puppy ...

January 17th, 2020 |  


Lima Symphony Orchestra Chorus holding auditions

Lima Symphony Orchestra Chorus holding auditions

LIMA — The Lima Symphony Chorus will be hold new member auditions from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 27, at Market Street Presbyterian Church, 110...

January 16th, 2020 |  


SPORTS


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Bath’s Mauk collects 400th career victory
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Girls basketball: Lima Senior speeds past Clay
Northern Kentucky defeats Youngstown State 88-63

Northern Kentucky defeats Youngstown State 88-63

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. — Tyler Sharpe drained a career-high nine 3-pointers and matched his career high with 33 points and Northern Kentucky beat...

January 16th, 2020 |  


Men’s college basketball: Cincinnati unable to top Memphis

Men’s college basketball: Cincinnati unable to top Memphis

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — In a game where rallies were answered by rallies and droughts crept in, No. 22 Memphis was able to close the game for its secon...

January 16th, 2020 |  


Women’s college basketball: Ohio State falls to Michigan State

Women’s college basketball: Ohio State falls to Michigan State

EAST LANSING, Mich. – In a game that featured nine ties and 10 lead changes, Michigan State had the final push and pulled out a 68-65 victory Th...

January 16th, 2020 updated: January 16th, 2020. |  


Ohio boys, girls high school basketball scores for Thursday, Jan. 16

Ohio boys, girls high school basketball scores for Thursday, Jan. 16

BoysAntwerp 70, Defiance Ayersville 39Bowling Green 53, Napoleon 43Cin. Oyler 89, Cin. SCPA 56Collins Western Reserve 90, Ashland Mapleton 44Defiance ...

January 16th, 2020 |  


Warrant issued for Odell Beckham Jr. after video shows swat

Warrant issued for Odell Beckham Jr. after video shows swat

NEW ORLEANS — A misdemeanor simple battery warrant has been issued for Cleveland Browns wide receiver and former LSU star Odell Beckham Jr., pol...

January 16th, 2020 |  


Bulldog boys handling expectations

Bulldog boys handling expectations

COLUMBUS GROVE — It is not often a head coach looks to temper his team’s enthusiasm coming into a new year but Columbus Grove Chris Sautte...

January 16th, 2020 updated: January 16th, 2020. |  


MULTIMEDIA - PHOTO STORE



LIFESTYLE


Births

Births

Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical Center Jan. 14 — Tabatha Thornsberry, St. Marys, boy.Jan. 15 — Paige and Deron Fiebelkorn, Wapakonet...

January 16th, 2020 |  


‘Wild World of Animals,’ ‘Bandstand’ slated across area

‘Wild World of Animals,’ ‘Bandstand’ slated across area

LIMA — Veterans Memorial Civic Center and Niswonger Performing Arts Center will feature two area favorites this week — animals and Broadwa...

January 16th, 2020 |  


Encore presents ‘The 25th annual Putnam County Spelling Bee’ musical

Encore presents ‘The 25th annual Putnam County Spelling Bee’ musical

LIMA — This won’t be your typical spelling bee.Tonight, Encore Theatre will open its next musical, “The 25th annual Putnam County Sp...

January 16th, 2020 |  


Ask a Doctor: Make changes now to prevent diabetes

Ask a Doctor: Make changes now to prevent diabetes

Question: What are the best foods to eat for a prediabetic? My husband is borderline on high sugar. He is age 67. It runs in his family, he is active ...

January 16th, 2020 updated: January 16th, 2020. |  


Quinn on Nutrition: Life on the ranch is all about food and nutrition

Quinn on Nutrition: Life on the ranch is all about food and nutrition

Now that I’m living on a ranch, I’ve realized something. It’s all about nutrition! Yesterday, I walked my horse into the barn to fee...

January 15th, 2020 |  


Whitney Houston, Notorious B.I.G. lead field into rock hall

Whitney Houston, Notorious B.I.G. lead field into rock hall

NEW YORK — Posthumous inductees Whitney Houston and The Notorious B.I.G. will lead a new class into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, joined by De...

January 15th, 2020 |  


OPINION


Ask a Doctor: Make changes now to prevent diabetes

Ask a Doctor: Make changes now to prevent diabetes

Question: What are the best foods to eat for a prediabetic? My husband is borderline on high sugar. He is age 67. It runs in his family, he is active ...

January 16th, 2020 updated: January 16th, 2020. |  


Warren: Woman can beat Trump

Warren: Woman can beat Trump

DES MOINES, Iowa — Elizabeth Warren made a forceful case for a female president and stood behind her accusation suggesting sexism by progressive...

January 15th, 2020 |  


Editorial: China trade truce a win for Midwest farmers and factories

Wednesday’s trade deal between the United States and China is certainly good news for Midwest farmers and factories.We’re describing it a...

January 15th, 2020 |  


Ana Veciana-Suarez: Reflecting on the past while living in the present isn’t so bad

Ana Veciana-Suarez: Reflecting on the past while living in the present isn’t so bad

This month marked the 25th anniversary of my first husband’s death, a cataclysmic event that changed my life forever. Even now, so many years la...

January 15th, 2020 |  


Mark Figley: Sexualization of American culture

Mark Figley: Sexualization of American culture

Despite the American Left’s endless obsession with removing Donald Trump from office, one of its greatest on-going desires is to intensify the s...

January 14th, 2020 |  


Cal Thomas: What we need to hear from the candidates

Cal Thomas: What we need to hear from the candidates

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s strategy of holding on to the two weak articles of impeachment against President Trump was starting to rattle some ...

January 14th, 2020 |  


BUSINESS


$30 million earmarked for ag runoff prevention

$30 million earmarked for ag runoff prevention

LIMA — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine has set aside $30 million in funding to help northwest Ohio farmers reduce phosphorous runoff, a contributor to alg...

January 16th, 2020 updated: January 16th, 2020. |  


Huffman joins president for phase-one signing

Huffman joins president for phase-one signing

LIMA — Ohio state Sen. Matt Huffman (R-Lima) joined President Donald Trump at the White House Wednesday as the president signed the phase-one tr...

January 16th, 2020 updated: January 16th, 2020. |  


Unrast Poultry seeks permit renewal

Unrast Poultry seeks permit renewal

MARIA STEIN — A poultry and beef farm on state Route 119 is seeking a five-year renewal for its operating permit from the Ohio Department of Agr...

January 15th, 2020 |  


Remodel underway at Bellefontaine Lee’s Chicken

Remodel underway at Bellefontaine Lee’s Chicken

LIMA — Lee’s Famous Recipe Chicken is remodeling its Bellefontaine Avenue restaurant. The drive-thru and carryout counter will remain open...

January 15th, 2020 updated: January 15th, 2020. |  


Workforce bill targets in-demand skills

Workforce bill targets in-demand skills

BLUFFTON — Gov. Mike DeWine has signed legislation extending Ohio’s TechCred initiative to a broader set of employers and Ohioans seeking ...

January 13th, 2020 |  


Best, most interesting, important vehicles coming in 2020

Best, most interesting, important vehicles coming in 2020

This should be a great year for new-car buyers, fans of new technology and exciting designs.New vehicles ranging from America’s perennial bestse...

January 11th, 2020 |  


STATE NEWS


Ohio reaches first year of state medical marijuana sales

Ohio reaches first year of state medical marijuana sales

CLEVELAND (AP) — A year after Joan Caleodis became the first person in Ohio to purchase state-sanctioned medical marijuana, she said she remains...

January 16th, 2020 |  


Few statehouses feature memorials to actual historical women

Few statehouses feature memorials to actual historical women

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s Statehouse would join a small number of others around the country with outdoor monuments dedicated to real wo...

January 16th, 2020 |  


Board reviews whether others failed to report accused doctor

Board reviews whether others failed to report accused doctor

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The State Medical Board of Ohio fast-tracked investigations related to whether current licensees failed to report concerns...

January 16th, 2020 |  


Judge: Man accused in arson deaths competent to stand trial

Judge: Man accused in arson deaths competent to stand trial

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A judge ruled that an Ohio man accused of killing nine neighbors in two arson fires is competent to stand trial.The judge in ...

January 15th, 2020 |  


Ex-Boy Scout leader sentenced for recording boys, child porn

Ex-Boy Scout leader sentenced for recording boys, child porn

CLEVELAND (AP) — A former Ohio Boy Scout leader known as “Aqua Joe” for his role as a swim instructor was sentenced Wednesday to 30 ...

January 15th, 2020 |  


As Ohio prepares for record 2020 election turnout, Frank LaRose wants state to pay postage for voters mail-in ballots

As Ohio prepares for record 2020 election turnout, Frank LaRose wants state to pay postage for voters mail-in ballots

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Ohio expects turnout in the upcoming 2020 presidential election cycle may break records and is “fully focused on making sure ...

January 14th, 2020 |