NEWS


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Police calls

Police calls

LIMA POLICE900 block of Bellefontaine Avenue, Lima — Police responded Sunday to the report of a dog bite incident; the animal remained at large....

September 16th, 2019 |  


Trump to visit Wapak’s Pratt Industries

Trump to visit Wapak’s Pratt Industries

WAPAKONETA — President Donald Trump will visit Wapakoneta on Sunday, Sept. 22. According to a press release from the White House, he will b...

September 16th, 2019 updated: September 16th, 2019. |  


Union votes to strike at General Motors’ US plants

Union votes to strike at General Motors’ US plants

DETROIT (AP) — Roughly 49,000 workers at General Motors plants in the U.S. plan to go on strike just before midnight Sunday, but talks between t...

September 16th, 2019 updated: September 16th, 2019. |  


O-G’s Miller seeks nursing career

O-G’s Miller seeks nursing career

OTTAWA — Logan Miller, 18, a senior at Ottawa-Glandorf High School has already enlisted in the Army National Guard and will attend boot camp aft...

September 16th, 2019 updated: September 16th, 2019. |  


Celebrating community in Perry Township

Celebrating community in Perry Township

PERRY TOWNSHIP — Free face painting, tours of ambulances, fire trucks, police vehicles and free food were all a part of Community Day at the Per...

September 16th, 2019 updated: September 16th, 2019. |  


Jim Krumel: Ohio had the right people at the right time

Jim Krumel: Ohio had the right people at the right time

As far as birthdays go, it was a rather low-key one last week when Honda of America celebrated its 40th year of building vehicles in Ohio.But that was...

September 16th, 2019 updated: September 16th, 2019. |  


SPORTS


Indians trim Twins 7-5

Indians trim Twins 7-5

CLEVELAND (AP) — After getting rained out, beaten twice and nearly counted out, the Indians saved something from their biggest weekend this seas...

September 15th, 2019 |  


49ers roll over Bengals 41-17

49ers roll over Bengals 41-17

CINCINNATI (AP) — The ice cream was sweet, the Holiday Inn was quiet, the bonding time was plentiful. The San Francisco 49ers enjoyed their week...

September 15th, 2019 |  


Ohio State football: Buckeyes dominate Hoosiers

Ohio State football: Buckeyes dominate Hoosiers

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Indiana’s Memorial Stadium has long been a second home for Ohio State fans, who biennially travel to Bloomington and p...

September 14th, 2019 |  


Quarterback Fields encounters high Ohio State standards

Quarterback Fields encounters high Ohio State standards

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — The high expectations on Ohio State starting quarterbacks have only increased in the last decade after the likes of Terrelle...

September 14th, 2019 |  


Twins sweep Indians

Twins sweep Indians

CLEVELAND — Miguel Sanó’s grand slam capped a five-run eighth inning and the Minnesota Twins grabbed firm control of the AL Central b...

September 14th, 2019 |  


Cross country: Van Wert’s Phillips triumphs at Ottawa-Glandorf Blue/Gold Invitational

Cross country: Van Wert’s Phillips triumphs at Ottawa-Glandorf Blue/Gold Invitational

OTTAWA — Van Wert senior Caylee Phillips knew she was quite capable of putting on a good kick at the end of Saturday’s race at the Ottawa-...

September 14th, 2019 |  


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LIFESTYLE


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Births
“It” is tops again; “Hustlers” full of flash at box office

“It” is tops again; “Hustlers” full of flash at box office

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It wasn’t quite enough to take down Pennywise the clown, but Jennifer Lopez and the scheming strippers of “Hustle...

September 15th, 2019 |  


Get This: Stinky shoppers unoffended after Mississippi store bans them

Get This: Stinky shoppers unoffended after Mississippi store bans them

GREENWOOD, Miss. (AP) — You stink, stay out!That’s the message from one Mississippi Delta convenience store to workers at a neighboring so...

September 15th, 2019 |  


Sharon and Sidney Little

Sharon and Sidney Little

LIMA — Mr. and Mrs. Sidney Little Jr. are celebrating 50 years of marriage. A cruise is planned for November.Little and the former Sharon Mann w...

September 14th, 2019 |  


Rita and Daniel Heitkamp

Rita and Daniel Heitkamp

WAPAKONETA — Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Heitkamp are celebrating 50 years of marriage. An open house will be from 2 to 5 p.m. Sept. 22 at their home, 7...

September 14th, 2019 |  


Patricia and Edward Caskey

Patricia and Edward Caskey

LIMA — Mr. and Mrs. Edward “Ed” Caskey are celebrating 60 years of marriage. A family dinner is planned.Caskey and the former Patric...

September 14th, 2019 |  


100th birthday: Evelyn Sarber and Hazel Dunn

100th birthday: Evelyn Sarber and Hazel Dunn

LIMA — Cousins Evelyn Sarber and Hazel Dunn are celebrating their 100th birthdays. An open house will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. Sept. 22 at Old B...

September 14th, 2019 |  


OPINION


Kathleen Parker: Trump won — again

Kathleen Parker: Trump won — again

WASHINGTON — Watching the Democratic presidential debate Thursday night left one clear impression: Donald Trump won. Please don’t shoot th...

September 15th, 2019 |  


Leonard Pitts Jr.: Arguments over electability are an annoying diversion

Leonard Pitts Jr.: Arguments over electability are an annoying diversion

Our subject today is a word.It seems to be the word of the moment, at least on the political left. One can hardly read an opinion page or watch cable ...

September 14th, 2019 |  


Editorial: Trying to slip by eminent domain a flaw in the wall

Editorial: Trying to slip by eminent domain a flaw in the wall

We trust Department of Homeland Security and other federal officials will think twice about heeding President Trump’s call to forgo normal proce...

September 14th, 2019 |  


Jim Krumel: New twist in Ohio death penalty

Jim Krumel: New twist in Ohio death penalty

Vicki Williams of Lima believes Cleveland Jackson showed little regard for her daughter, Leneshia, when he killed her in 2002. As for his death senten...

September 14th, 2019 |  


David Trinko: Cool the fanaticism in sports

David Trinko: Cool the fanaticism in sports

Let’s get this out of the way: Bob Carrothers likes sports.“Generally speaking, I’m just a sports guy,” said Carrothers, an as...

September 14th, 2019 |  


Column: NC win a great day for Republicans

Column: NC win a great day for Republicans

Republicans’ special election victory Tuesday in North Carolina’s 9th District is the latest evidence that 2020 will be a very different e...

September 14th, 2019 |  


BUSINESS


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49,000 GM workers going on strike
After 100 years, Cole Motor Sales calls it quits

After 100 years, Cole Motor Sales calls it quits

ADA — It’s been a hard year for Cole Motor Sales. The small-town Ford dealership, which has passed through four generations of the Cole fa...

September 14th, 2019 |  


7 tips for becoming an ethical shopper

7 tips for becoming an ethical shopper

Sustainability, labor conditions, politics and other issues prevalent in the news have left many consumers wondering how to be socially responsible. F...

September 14th, 2019 |  


Juvenile justice association award renamed after Lima Senior grad

LIMA — The Michigan Juvenile Detention Association has renamed its highest award the David Roush Distinguished Service Award, in honor of 1967 L...

September 14th, 2019 |  


UNOH named ‘Champion of Character’ institution

UNOH named ‘Champion of Character’ institution

LIMA — The University of Northwestern Ohio (UNOH) has been named a 5-star Champions of Character institution by the National Association of Inte...

September 14th, 2019 |  


Cheryl Parson: Nine steps to a happier wintertime

Cheryl Parson: Nine steps to a happier wintertime

Although Labor Day seems like the beginning of fall, a week from tomorrow (September 23rd) is the season’s official first day. Since there’...

September 14th, 2019 |  


Land transfers, Sept. 5-11

Land transfers, Sept. 5-11

The trend of the real estate market in Allen County is shown by the following report, for the week running Sept. 5 through Sept. 11. Figures reflect t...

September 14th, 2019 |  


STATE NEWS


4th Democratic presidential debate set for Otterbein University in central Ohio

4th Democratic presidential debate set for Otterbein University in central Ohio

The fourth debate among Democratic presidential candidates will be held at Otterbein University in Westerville.The Democratic National Committee made ...

September 13th, 2019 |  


Black Cleveland EMS captains say commissioner, city discriminates when scheduling shifts

Black Cleveland EMS captains say commissioner, city discriminates when scheduling shifts

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Five black Cleveland Emergency Medical Services captains sued the city and its EMS commissioner Thursday, claiming they faced ...

September 13th, 2019 |  


Ohio State found in violation of Ohio public records law

Ohio State found in violation of Ohio public records law

Ohio State University violated Ohio public records law in its handling of a records request by the student newspaper, a court of claims judge ruled th...

September 13th, 2019 |  


State health director urges medical marijuana users to avoid vaping

State health director urges medical marijuana users to avoid vaping

Ohio’s health director has recommended that medical marijuana patients avoid vaping after more than 400 cases of respiratory illness and six U.S...

September 13th, 2019 |  


Ohio gamer sentenced to 15 months prison in ‘swatting’ case

Ohio gamer sentenced to 15 months prison in ‘swatting’ case

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — An Ohio gamer upset about a $1.50 bet while playing Call of Duty: WWII online was sentenced Friday to 15 months in prison f...

September 13th, 2019 |  


Honda at 40: Company, original employee grew together

Honda at 40: Company, original employee grew together

When Honda celebrated its 40th anniversary in Ohio this week, the milestone carried special meaning for employee Neil Vining.Vining was 22 in 1979 whe...

September 13th, 2019 |