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Lima man charged with raping young party-goer
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65-year-old Lima man charged with 10 counts of rape
Car Talk: A blizzard of complaints for Toyota’s Blizzard Pearl paint

Car Talk: A blizzard of complaints for Toyota’s Blizzard Pearl paint

Dear Car Talk: I purchased a new, 2012 Toyota RAV4 with the V6 engine and the premium Blizzard Pearl white paint. It now has 53,000 miles on it and ru...

April 19th, 2019 |  


Allen County Common Pleas Court records

Allen County Common Pleas Court records

The following individuals were sentenced recently in Allen County Common Pleas Court:Amy Watkins, 31, of Lima, was sentenced to two years on probation...

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


Auglaize County murder trial gets green light

Auglaize County murder trial gets green light

WAPAKONETA — Attorneys in the case of Brent Williams, the Waynesfield man charged with murder in the July 2017 death of his estranged wife, hudd...

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


Lima Municipal Court records

Lima Municipal Court records

April 11Julius D. Hicks, 29, of 852 W. North St, Lima, found guilty of theft. Sentence: 180 days jail. 0 days suspended. $150 fine.April 12Alex D. Ard...

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


Lima man accused of killing father requests second opinion

Lima man accused of killing father requests second opinion

LIMA — A second opinion was ordered on the status of restored competency for a Lima man accused of killing his father with a sword-like weapon.T...

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


Get This: Indiana man wins wage dispute, but judge awards just $35

Get This: Indiana man wins wage dispute, but judge awards just $35

GOSHEN, Ind. (AP) — A northern Indiana man who sought wages for lunch breaks he didn’t take has won his claim, although a judge awarded hi...

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


SPORTS


Lima Senior grad Simpson named Michigan’s MVP

Lima Senior grad Simpson named Michigan’s MVP

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Xavier Simpson has been named the Most Valuable Player of Michigan’s men’s basketball team.The Lima Senior High S...

April 18th, 2019 updated: April 18th, 2019. |  


Ottoville hires new girls coach

HIGH SCHOOLBasketballThe Ottoville Athletic Department is proud to announce that Michelle Leach has been hired as the new varsity coach. Leach coached...

April 17th, 2019 |  


Dodgers power past Reds

Dodgers power past Reds

LOS ANGELES (AP) — No team in major league history has homered in more consecutive home games than these Los Angeles Dodgers.They only got one a...

April 17th, 2019 |  


Celina edges Bath

Celina edges Bath

BATH TOWNSHIP – With the go-ahead run on base in extra innings of Celina’s 6-5 softball win over Bath on Tueday the Bulldogs’ leadof...

April 16th, 2019 updated: April 17th, 2019. |  


Ovechkin punch puts Carolina rookie into concussion protocol

Ovechkin punch puts Carolina rookie into concussion protocol

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A barrage of punches from Washington Capitals star Alex Ovechkin could have an impact on the Stanley Cup champions’ p...

April 16th, 2019 |  


Sweep! NHL-best Lightning ousted in record speed by Columbus

Sweep! NHL-best Lightning ousted in record speed by Columbus

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Tampa Bay Lightning ended up on the wrong side of NHL history, getting swept in the first round of the playoffs after ...

April 16th, 2019 |  


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LIFESTYLE


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Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical CenterApril 17 — Angela Lehman and Jay Swink, Lima, boy; Rachel and Ryan Robey, Delphos, boy. .neFileBlock...

April 18th, 2019 |  


Quinn on Nutrition: Living with one kidney

Quinn on Nutrition: Living with one kidney

A reader who read a recent column about caring for our kidneys, writes: “I did not realize that the kidneys provided so much to our bodies. My g...

April 17th, 2019 |  


Monty Python celebrate ‘Life of Brian,’ honor ailing Jones

Monty Python celebrate ‘Life of Brian,’ honor ailing Jones

LONDON — Celebrations for the 40th anniversary of the Monty Python comedy classic “Life of Brian” are being somewhat overshadowed by...

April 17th, 2019 |  


Births

Births

Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical CenterApril 16 — Katlin and Micah Brown, Elida, boy; Ashley Kitchen and Joseph Estle, Delphos, girl; Brean...

April 17th, 2019 |  


Christopher Stark Wood

Christopher Stark Wood

LIMA — It was April 1824, and Christopher Stark Wood was on the move.Wood was always on the move; had been since picking up his Kentucky long ri...

April 17th, 2019 updated: April 17th, 2019. |  


Births

Births

Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical CenterApril 15 — Amanda Custer and Kyle Moonen, Lima, girl; Alexia Makin and Parker Roach, Lima, girl; Lea...

April 16th, 2019 |  


OPINION


Columbus Dispatch: Transparency the best prescription for lower Medicaid drug costs

Columbus Dispatch: Transparency the best prescription for lower Medicaid drug costs

Momentum is building to end the overcharging of Ohio taxpayers for prescription drugs, but much more will be required to stop the abuse. The state Dep...

April 17th, 2019 |  


George Will: The electric-vehicle tax credit should be taken off the road

George Will: The electric-vehicle tax credit should be taken off the road

WASHINGTON — Some government foolishness has an educational value that compensates for its considerable cost. Consider the multibillion-dollar f...

April 17th, 2019 |  


Letter: Bus service provides need

Letter: Bus service provides need

The letters are “RTA” and these letters have a special meaning for many people in Lima. Three letters that mean safety, security, a job, a...

April 17th, 2019 |  


Ana Veciana-Suarez: Technology has made us trade our privacy for convenience

Ana Veciana-Suarez: Technology has made us trade our privacy for convenience

For a while now The Hubby and I have been debating the purchase of a voice-activated smart speaker, not because we need it but because so many people ...

April 17th, 2019 |  


Llewellyn King: Can You Mourn a Building? Yes, If It’s Notre Dame

Llewellyn King: Can You Mourn a Building? Yes, If It’s Notre Dame

Can one mourn a building, cry for it as one weeps for a loved one? Yes, if this loved one is Notre Dame Cathedral.I am mourning after the fire that gu...

April 16th, 2019 |  


BUSINESS


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Ohio’s milking business going dry
Unions urge Democrats to focus on kitchen table economics

Unions urge Democrats to focus on kitchen table economics

LAS VEGAS — Ardently liberal, pro-labor and anti-corporate cash, the field of Democrats running for president may look like a union activistR...

April 15th, 2019 |  


Honda opens $1.9 million training center

BELLEFONTAINE — Honda of America Mfg. has opened a 40,000 square-foot training center in Bellefontaine to help train new production associates.T...

April 15th, 2019 |  


First National Bank marks 100-year anniversary

First National Bank marks 100-year anniversary

PANDORA — First National Bank of Pandora was chartered 100 years ago on April 23, an occasion which the community bank is celebrating throughout...

April 13th, 2019 |  


Farming for the next generation

Farming for the next generation

WAYNESFIELD — Brothers Lee and Brandon Turner are springing into their first fiscal year operating Scioto Prairie Farms in Auglaize County. Alth...

April 13th, 2019 |  


Mercer County farmer brings concerns to Capitol Hill

Mercer County farmer brings concerns to Capitol Hill

WASHINGTON, D.C. — More than 100 Ohio Farm Bureau members, many of them farmers, visited Capitol Hill to speak with their district representativ...

April 13th, 2019 |  


Land transfers, April 4-10

Land transfers, April 4-10

The trend of the real estate market in Allen County is shown by the following report, for the week running April 4 through April 10. Figures reflect t...

April 13th, 2019 updated: April 18th, 2019. |  


STATE NEWS


More charges for man accused of claiming to be missing child

More charges for man accused of claiming to be missing child

CINCINNATI — A federal grand jury indictment that was filed Thursday accuses an Ohio man who claimed to be a missing child from Illinois of lyin...

April 18th, 2019 |  


Inmate pleads guilty in stabbing attack on prison guard

Inmate pleads guilty in stabbing attack on prison guard

PORTSMOUTH — A man already convicted in three slayings and serving a life sentence has pleaded guilty to attempted aggravated murder and other c...

April 18th, 2019 |  


Doctor’s dosing prompts a look at more hospital regulation

Doctor’s dosing prompts a look at more hospital regulation

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — How might Ohio better regulate hospitals following allegations that an intensive care doctor ordered excessive painkiller ...

April 17th, 2019 |  


Competing proposals could dictate sports betting in Ohio

Competing proposals could dictate sports betting in Ohio

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — While questions remain about whether sports betting can be legalized in Ohio without a statewide vote, competing proposals i...

April 17th, 2019 |  


Activist behind anti-abortion heartbeat bill not at signing

Activist behind anti-abortion heartbeat bill not at signing

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — One of the nation’s fiercest advocates for banning abortions at the first detectable heartbeat was missing when Repu...

April 16th, 2019 |  


Ohio inmate who stabbed 4 prisoners goes on hunger strike

Ohio inmate who stabbed 4 prisoners goes on hunger strike

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An inmate who stabbed four fellow prisoners and a guard in separate, bloody attacks that led to internal prison security c...

April 16th, 2019 |