NEWS


7:46 pm |      
Delphos City Council to meet
Small numbers of protesters gather at fortified US capitols

Small numbers of protesters gather at fortified US capitols

Small groups of right-wing protesters — some of them carrying rifles — gathered outside heavily fortified statehouses around the country S...

January 17th, 2021 |  


Jim Krumel column: Non-violence remains a potent weapon

Jim Krumel column: Non-violence remains a potent weapon

What is it that America has failed to hear?That was one of the questions Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. posed to an overflow crowd of more than 2,000 peop...

January 17th, 2021 |  


Lima Senior’s Sigman to pursue sports psychology career

Lima Senior’s Sigman to pursue sports psychology career

LIMA — Nakiya Sigman, a 17-year-old senior at Lima Senior High School, is hoping her experience in sports translates into a career after college...

January 17th, 2021 |  


Jumpstarting Lima’s growth with King’s words of hope

Jumpstarting Lima’s growth with King’s words of hope

LIMA — Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. never said progress was easy.And if Lima wants to get on board, it’s going to require some “tirele...

January 17th, 2021 updated: January 18th, 2021. |  


Today’s latest updates on the coronavirus pandemic

Today’s latest updates on the coronavirus pandemic

One new death due to COVID-19There was one additional death in the region that occurred in Hardin County.Allen CountyCases ` 9,511 ` +30Deaths ` 126 `...

January 17th, 2021 |  


Wapakoneta school board’s April meeting set

Wapakoneta school board’s April meeting set

WAPAKONETA — Wapakoneta schools will hold a board of education meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 27, at the middle school, 400 W. Harrison St., W...

January 17th, 2021 |  


SPORTS


Bluffton’s Schriner named soccer All-American

Bluffton’s Schriner named soccer All-American

Bluffton High School’s Jonathan Schriner was among 59 players named an All-American during Saturday’s United Soccer Coaches National Conve...

January 17th, 2021 |  


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

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

BoysAmherst Steele 53, Avon Lake 51Andrews Osborne Academy 63, Cle. Cent. Cath. 26Antwerp 52, Van Wert Lincolnview 47Attica Seneca E. 50, Arcadia 28Ba...

January 16th, 2021 |  


Roundup: Bluffton converts school record 25 3-pointers

Roundup: Bluffton converts school record 25 3-pointers

BLUFFTON – Bluffton set a boys basketball school record with 25 3-pointers in a 101-46 boys basketball steamrolling of Cory-Rawson Saturday nigh...

January 16th, 2021 updated: January 17th, 2021. |  


Boys basketball: Columbus Grove shuts down Kalida

Boys basketball: Columbus Grove shuts down Kalida

COLUMBUS GROVE – With the return of senior Gabe Clement this past weekend, Columbus Grove is looking like the team most expected to see as the B...

January 16th, 2021 updated: January 18th, 2021. |  


Girls basketball: Fort Loramie defeats Ottawa-Glandorf

FORT LORAMIE — Top-ranked Division IV Fort Loramie held a 15-5 first-quarter advantage Saturday on its way to a 57-38 victory against D-III No. ...

January 16th, 2021 |  


Grove defeats Miller City in double OT

Grove defeats Miller City in double OT

COLUMBUS GROVE — For three quarters, Miller City’s game plan worked to perfection.However, late in the game, Columbus Grove did exactly wh...

January 16th, 2021 updated: January 18th, 2021. |  


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LIFESTYLE


Gloria and John Boop

Gloria and John Boop

UNIOPOLIS — Mr. and Mrs. John Boop are celebrating 50 years of marriage. A quiet dinner for the couple is planned.Boop and the former Gloria Mih...

January 16th, 2021 |  


Mary Margaret and Robert Stolly

Mary Margaret and Robert Stolly

LIMA — Mr. and Mrs. Robert C. Stolly are celebrating 65 years of marriage.Stolly and the former Mary Margaret Winkler were married Jan. 21, 1956...

January 16th, 2021 |  


A changing church: Pandemic spurs faith groups to learn technology

A changing church: Pandemic spurs faith groups to learn technology

LIMA — Kris Browning, lead pastor of Shawnee Alliance Church, laughs when he thinks about retiring in 35 years or so and helping a new pastor tr...

January 16th, 2021 |  


David Trinko: Lessons learned from labels on salad dressing

David Trinko: Lessons learned from labels on salad dressing

Two of my daughters were sitting at the dinner table, looking at the nutrition facts on the back of a bottle of ranch salad dressing.They started talk...

January 16th, 2021 |  


J.Lo, Gaga to perform at inauguration

J.Lo, Gaga to perform at inauguration

The A-list is back. How A-list? Try Lady Gaga and J. Lo. Inauguration officials announced Thursday that the glittery duo would appear in person on Jan...

January 15th, 2021 |  


MLK honored with events this weekend

MLK honored with events this weekend

REGION — There are a few events to choose from this weekend:• An event to honor Martin Luther King Jr. will begin at 1 p.m. Monday at the ...

January 14th, 2021 updated: January 15th, 2021. |  


OPINION


7:00 pm |    
Letter: Enough is enough
Jim Krumel column: Non-violence remains a potent weapon

Jim Krumel column: Non-violence remains a potent weapon

What is it that America has failed to hear?That was one of the questions Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. posed to an overflow crowd of more than 2,000 peop...

January 17th, 2021 |  


Michael Reagan: It’s time for Trump, Biden to suck it up

Michael Reagan: It’s time for Trump, Biden to suck it up

Everyone should be outraged at Democrats and Republicans for the damage they’ve done to the country during the last year.But right now, as the c...

January 16th, 2021 |  


Letter: How big is the solar farm?

Letter: How big is the solar farm?

After reading all of the pros and cons of the solar panel fields, no one that I recall brought this up:The amount of acres it would take up is over 2,...

January 16th, 2021 |  


Letter: Nation is based upon ideals

Letter: Nation is based upon ideals

Several pundits have made comparisons between the Black Lives Matter protests that occurred during the summer of 2020 and the attack on the U.S. Capit...

January 16th, 2021 |  


Letter: Root cause of Trump’s loss

Letter: Root cause of Trump’s loss

Mr. Figley decries the Black Lives Matter marches held during the summer as unjustifiably violent. Regarding the siege at the Capitol, he asserts heig...

January 16th, 2021 |  


Letter: The need for free speech

Letter: The need for free speech

The freedoms of assembly and speech have historically been synonymous in this country. Democrats in Congress are drafting legislation that would class...

January 16th, 2021 |  


BUSINESS


10:30 am |    
Land transfers, Jan. 7-13
Legal-Ease: Waking the sleeping dogs of rural septic systems

Legal-Ease: Waking the sleeping dogs of rural septic systems

Sewage is generally classified into two categories. The first category is storm sewage, sometimes called stormwater sewage. This is sewage that result...

January 16th, 2021 |  


Hyundai, Ford F-150, Mustang Mach-E take North American Car, Truck, Utility of Year Awards

Hyundai, Ford F-150, Mustang Mach-E take North American Car, Truck, Utility of Year Awards

DETROIT — Ford Motor Co. took two of three of the 2021 North American Car, Truck and Utility Vehicle of the Year Awards announced Monday.The Hyu...

January 15th, 2021 |  


Allen County companies land $250K in JobsOhio inclusion grants

Allen County companies land $250K in JobsOhio inclusion grants

LIMA — Seven Allen County companies are set to receive $25,000 and $50,000 grants for manufacturing development projects through a new JobsOhio ...

January 12th, 2021 updated: January 12th, 2021. |  


Lima Stock + Field store among closures

Lima Stock + Field store among closures

LIMA — Stock + Field on Cable Road will close later this year, becoming the latest major retailer to vacate a storefront in Lima.Stock + Field C...

January 12th, 2021 updated: January 12th, 2021. |  


Guardian Lima talks ethanol production

Guardian Lima talks ethanol production

LIMA — Each day, Guardian Lima grinds roughly 420 acres of corn. The ethanol plant is known for its production of fuel-grade ethanol, an alterna...

January 11th, 2021 |  


Another big year for fake meat

Another big year for fake meat

Jimmy Dean, the quintessential breakfast sausage brand, is adding plant-based patties in a product debut that is as sure a sign as any that America is...

January 9th, 2021 |  


STATE NEWS


Columbus health commissioner: Early stand-by list for COVID vaccine was a ‘misstep’

Columbus health commissioner: Early stand-by list for COVID vaccine was a ‘misstep’

When patients fail to show for their COVID-19 vaccination and the shots are set to expire, Columbus Public Health turns to a wait list of patients to ...

January 17th, 2021 |  


Ohio opioid overdose deaths at 10-year high start of pandemic

Ohio opioid overdose deaths at 10-year high start of pandemic

Ohio opioid overdose deaths surged during the second quarter of 2020, making it the deadliest three-month period since the opioid epidemic began, acco...

January 17th, 2021 |  


Police: Officers, suspect wounded in struggle after break-in

Police: Officers, suspect wounded in struggle after break-in

KENT, Ohio (AP) — Two police officers responding to a report of a break-in at an Ohio home struggled with an armed suspect and were wounded by g...

January 17th, 2021 |  


‘Little old West Virginia’ sets pace on vaccine rollout

‘Little old West Virginia’ sets pace on vaccine rollout

KENOVA, W.Va. (AP) — Griffith & Feil Drug has been in business since 1892, a family-owned, small-town pharmacy. This isn’t their first...

January 17th, 2021 |  


Chillicothe to be featured in upcoming production of ‘Our Town’

Chillicothe to be featured in upcoming production of ‘Our Town’

ATHENS — The First Capital Rotary in Chillicothe knows all about the importance of honoring their hometown’s history — just look at ...

January 16th, 2021 |  


Teens tutor peers online to fill need during pandemic

Teens tutor peers online to fill need during pandemic

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — When her suburban Dallas high school was forced to move online last spring because of the coronavirus pandemic, Charvi Goy...

January 16th, 2021 |