NEWS


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Gas station targeted in Sunday morning armed robbery

Gas station targeted in Sunday morning armed robbery

LIMA — Lima police are investigating a Sunday morning armed robbery of the Rich Gas station, 792 N. Main Street.The incident happened at 6:07 a....

October 20th, 2019 |  


‘Joker’ knocked out of top movie spot

‘Joker’ knocked out of top movie spot

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Walt Disney Co.’s “Maleficent: Mistress of Evil” knocked “Joker” out of the No. 1 spot at t...

October 20th, 2019 |  


Get this: You can live like Barbie

Get this: You can live like Barbie

You’ve heard of Holiday Barbie and Superstar Barbie. Now get ready for Airbn-Barbie.The Mattel toy brand announced Thursday that Barbie has list...

October 20th, 2019 |  


GM: From bankruptcy to new contract

GM: From bankruptcy to new contract

DETROIT — A decade ago, high labor costs helped drag a bloated and debt-ridden General Motors into a government-funded bankruptcy.Now, a contrac...

October 19th, 2019 |  


Change needed at Pandora-Gilboa?

PANDORA — Are new people needed to guide Pandora-Gilboa schools?That’s the explanation at least one candidate provides as to why there are...

October 19th, 2019 |  


SPORTS


Cross country: Van Wert’s Phillips notches district title

Cross country: Van Wert’s Phillips notches district title

OTTAWA — Repeating as a cross country district champion isn’t an easy thing to do.There’s always a target on the frontrunner’s...

October 19th, 2019 |  


Boys soccer: LCC defeats Temple Christian in OT shootout

Boys soccer: LCC defeats Temple Christian in OT shootout

LIMA — Lima Central Catholic goalkeeper Jack Zerante had a gut feeling the penalty kick would be flying to his right.And his guess was right on ...

October 19th, 2019 |  


Cross country roundup: Columbus Grove, Minster dominate district

Cross country roundup: Columbus Grove, Minster dominate district

COLUMBUS GROVE — There was a sea of white running through the cross country course at Columbus Grove on Saturday.The Columbus Grove program notc...

October 19th, 2019 |  


Roundup: Ottawa-Glandorf stays unbeaten in WBL

Roundup: Ottawa-Glandorf stays unbeaten in WBL

Ottawa-Glandorf 38, Defiance 7OTTAWA — Ottawa-Glandorf’s Jacob Balbaugh was 13 of 15 for 2o4 yards and three touchdowns and Eric Heebsh ru...

October 19th, 2019 updated: October 19th, 2019. |  


Boys golf: Elida in ninth at D-I state tourney

Boys golf: Elida in ninth at D-I state tourney

COLUMBUS — Elida’s Ethan Harmon posted a 73 and found himself in fifth place on the first day of competition at the Division I state boys ...

October 18th, 2019 |  


High school football: Columbus Grove rolls past Spencerville

High school football: Columbus Grove rolls past Spencerville

COLUMBUS GROVE — Spencerville came to Columbus Grove on Friday night in control of its own destiny with an undefeated record in the Northwest Co...

October 18th, 2019 updated: October 19th, 2019. |  


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LIFESTYLE


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“Judy” – PG-13
Patricia and Robert Schneider

Patricia and Robert Schneider

SPENCERVILLE — Mr. and Mrs. Robert Schneider are celebrating 50 years of marriage. In April, they took a river cruise on the Rhone in Paris.Schn...

October 19th, 2019 |  


89th birthday: Marina Swaney

89th birthday: Marina Swaney

LIMA — Marina “Jo” Jett-Swaney is celebrating her 89th birthday with a family luncheon. A card shower would be appreciated at 2850 H...

October 19th, 2019 |  


Behind the scenes of Lima region’s community theater

Behind the scenes of Lima region’s community theater

LIMA — When we purchase tickets to go see a community theater’s latest show, we get the pleasure of just showing up and enjoying the show....

October 19th, 2019 |  


David Trinko: World record attempt to celebrate Ada

David Trinko: World record attempt to celebrate Ada

Most of us have seen a person throw a football at a football stadium.But what about 1,000 people throwing a football, all at the same time? Friday may...

October 19th, 2019 |  


First all-female spacewalking team makes history

First all-female spacewalking team makes history

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — The world’s first all-female spacewalking team made history high above Earth on Friday, replacing a broken part of ...

October 18th, 2019 |  


Births

Births

Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical CenterOct. 17 — Robby Rose and Albert Rodis, Lima, boy; Keonna Sims, Lima, boy; Josie West and Dean Gomez,...

October 18th, 2019 |  


OPINION


David Trinko: World record attempt to celebrate Ada

David Trinko: World record attempt to celebrate Ada

Most of us have seen a person throw a football at a football stadium.But what about 1,000 people throwing a football, all at the same time? Friday may...

October 19th, 2019 |  


Legal-Ease: Numbers, numbers and business numbers

Legal-Ease: Numbers, numbers and business numbers

One of the most challenging downsides of our current technologically advanced society is the quantity of numbers and passwords we are required to use....

October 19th, 2019 |  


Michael Reagan: No one excelled in Dem debate

Michael Reagan: No one excelled in Dem debate

Twelve presidential wannabes standing in a row on stage for three hours.Three friendly liberal journalists under-handing softball questions to them.To...

October 18th, 2019 |  


Glenn Mollette: We all face our barriers, but yes, nothing’s impossible

Glenn Mollette: We all face our barriers, but yes, nothing’s impossible

A lot of us are faced with the impossible. We may have what seems to be impossible debts, physical illnesses, human relationships and vocational press...

October 18th, 2019 |  


Heidi Stevens: Work to end period poverty now

Heidi Stevens: Work to end period poverty now

Some day, across this great land, we will treat tampons and sanitary pads the way we do toilet paper.Cashiers won’t feel the need to obscure the...

October 18th, 2019 |  


BUSINESS


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Record crowd for MakerFest Job Fair
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Land transfers, Oct. 3-16
Home loan rates

Home loan rates

Rates for 30-year and 15-year, fixed-rate mortgages with zero points as of noon, Friday, Oct. 18, 2019:30 YR / 15 YR RATE %First Federal3.75/3.125%Fir...

October 19th, 2019 |  


Legal-Ease: Numbers, numbers and business numbers

Legal-Ease: Numbers, numbers and business numbers

One of the most challenging downsides of our current technologically advanced society is the quantity of numbers and passwords we are required to use....

October 19th, 2019 |  


Byrider is back in Lima

Byrider is back in Lima

LIMA — Byrider has reopened its Elida Road dealership after a years-long hiatus.The buy here, pay here used car dealership, which formally reope...

October 18th, 2019 |  


Lamborghini’s 2020 Huracan EVO is fun ride, but maybe not a daily driver

Lamborghini’s 2020 Huracan EVO is fun ride, but maybe not a daily driver

LOS ANGELES — I had barely begun to experience this new Lamborghini Huracan when, at my first appointment of the day, the man I was meeting for ...

October 18th, 2019 |  


Lordstown workers push for contract rejection if factory is to remain closed

Lordstown workers push for contract rejection if factory is to remain closed

DETROIT — The future of the Lordstown Assembly Plant in Ohio has been a friction point between General Motors and the UAW even before negotiatio...

October 17th, 2019 |  


GM, UAW reach tentative deal that could end strike

GM, UAW reach tentative deal that could end strike

DETROIT — On the picket lines at a General Motors transmission plant in Toledo, Ohio, passing cars honked and striking workers celebrated a tent...

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


STATE NEWS


Rep. Jim Jordan ramps up fundraising as top defender of President Donald Trump

Rep. Jim Jordan ramps up fundraising as top defender of President Donald Trump

WASHINGTON, D. C. - U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan raised nearly $1.2 million for his re-election campaign in the year’s third quarter - an eye-popping su...

October 18th, 2019 |  


GM workers to stay on picket line until vote on new contract

GM workers to stay on picket line until vote on new contract

DETROIT (AP) — Striking General Motors workers will stay on the picket lines for at least another week until they vote on a tentative contract w...

October 18th, 2019 |  


Pharmacists cited over drug doses tied to deaths at hospital

Pharmacists cited over drug doses tied to deaths at hospital

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Board of Pharmacy is pursuing disciplinary action against three pharmacists and their former hospital over excess...

October 18th, 2019 |  


FirstEnergy subsidiary wins bankruptcy plan approval

FirstEnergy subsidiary wins bankruptcy plan approval

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. that operates coal and nuclear plants in Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia plans to eme...

October 17th, 2019 |  


Challenge in opioid trial: Finding jurors in a stricken area

Challenge in opioid trial: Finding jurors in a stricken area

CLEVELAND — How to select a jury for a trial on the opioid crisis in an area particularly hard hit by addictions and overdoses? That’s the...

October 16th, 2019 |  


DeWine reminds Ohioans about new license to fly

DeWine reminds Ohioans about new license to fly

COLUMBUS — Ohio Governor Mike DeWine, Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV) Registrar Charles Norman, Transportation Security Administration (TSA)...

October 15th, 2019 |