NEWS


5:30 pm |      
Police ready for Capitol protest
Car shows and more

Car shows and more

• Every Sunday through September 26 (weather permitting): Gathering of Mustangs, 6 to 8 p.m., in parking lot behind McDonald’s, 941 N. Cab...

September 17th, 2021 |  


A beautiful morning in Lima

A beautiful morning in Lima

The Lima region has been experiencing some beautiful sunrises like this one photographed Wednesday at Williams Reservoir. Sunrises and sunsets take on...

September 17th, 2021 |  


Interactive afterschool program expanding at West, Heritage

Interactive afterschool program expanding at West, Heritage

LIMA — An afterschool program at West Middle School has students building hydraulic robots, decorating desserts and tie-dying masks, part of an ...

September 17th, 2021 |  


Las Vegas police find dozens of boa constrictors in home

Las Vegas police find dozens of boa constrictors in home

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas police found 30 boa constrictors in a home and then determined that nothing was amiss.Investigators came across the s...

September 17th, 2021 |  


Investigators seek tips in Auglaize arson

Investigators seek tips in Auglaize arson

COLUMBUS — The Division of State Fire Marshal’s Fire and Explosion Investigation Bureau (FEIB) is seeking tips from the public regarding a...

September 17th, 2021 |  


Today’s latest updates on the coronavirus pandemic

Today’s latest updates on the coronavirus pandemic

Allen CountyCases ` 13,816 ` +81Deaths ` 256 ` +2Recovered ` 12,469 ` +46Auglaize CountyCases ` 5,782 ` +47Deaths ` 88 ` 0Recovered ` 5,234 ` +16Hardi...

September 17th, 2021 |  


SPORTS


8:16 pm
Updated: 11:02 pm. |   
High school football: Columbus Grove remains unbeaten
High school football: Wapakoneta stymies Shawnee

High school football: Wapakoneta stymies Shawnee

SHAWNEE TOWNSHIP – Shawnee was driving down the field in a tie game in the third quarter.That’s when Wapakoneta made a huge fourth-and-inc...

September 17th, 2021 updated: September 17th, 2021. |  


Burton gets win in his first BFL Buckeye event

Burton gets win in his first BFL Buckeye event

Wilson Burton decided to fish his first Buckeye Division Phoenix Bass Fishing League (BFL) tournament “just for fun.”After winning the sup...

September 17th, 2021 |  


College football: Quick turnaround would be welcome for Buckeyes on Saturday

College football: Quick turnaround would be welcome for Buckeyes on Saturday

We live in an age of immediacy.If you have an opinion on anything, you can post it to the internet and in seconds someone in Pittsburgh or Norway or a...

September 17th, 2021 |  


Thoughts on refocusing after losing

Thoughts on refocusing after losing

Legendary Green Bay Packers coach Vince Lombardi is often quoted as saying, “Winning isn’t everything, it’s the only thing.”Wh...

September 17th, 2021 |  


Tulsa at Ohio State matchups

Tulsa at Ohio State matchups

QUARTERBACKSC.J. Stroud has completed 63 percent of his passes and has thrown for 778 yards and seven touchdowns with only one interception in Ohio St...

September 17th, 2021 |  


Roundup: Continental’s Armey records 4 goals in boys soccer victory

Roundup: Continental’s Armey records 4 goals in boys soccer victory

Rhenn Armey had four goals and three assists as Continental posted a 10-2 boys soccer victory Thursday night against Bryan.Braxton Stegbauer had a goa...

September 17th, 2021 updated: September 17th, 2021. |  


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LIFESTYLE


Rebel Run returns to the fairgrounds Friday

Rebel Run returns to the fairgrounds Friday

LIMA —Rebel Run, the classic car, truck and motorcycle event, returns for its 42nd run at the Allen County Fairgrounds, 2750 Harding Highway in ...

September 16th, 2021 |  


Concerts in the Lima area

Concerts in the Lima area

COLUMBUSGuns N’ Roses: Schottenstein Center, Sept. 23Extreme Rules: Nationwide Arena, Sept. 26Keith Sweat: Nationwide Arena, Oct. 8, 2021Dude Pe...

September 16th, 2021 |  


Supplements for high blood pressure

Supplements for high blood pressure

GW from Carmel, California, writes: “You have been very helpful in the past, so I thought I would pose another question to you. From my research...

September 15th, 2021 |  


Understanding sickle cell disease

Understanding sickle cell disease

Sickle cell disease, which is a group of inherited red blood cell disorders, affects approximately 100,000 people in the U.S., according to the Center...

September 15th, 2021 |  


The pandemic has disrupted preventive health care

The pandemic has disrupted preventive health care

Have you overlooked or postponed your health checkups during the unending 20-month pandemic?A new study suggests that U.S. cancer diagnoses have decli...

September 15th, 2021 |  


Roy Miller … a champion of Korean war vets, a habitual volunteer

Roy Miller … a champion of Korean war vets, a habitual volunteer

Lima native Wayne “Johnnie” Johnson made sure the nearly 500 Americans who perished around him during his more than three years as a priso...

September 14th, 2021 |  


OPINION


7:00 pm |    
Letter: Shame on Lima media
Jerry Zezima: It all comes out in the wash

Jerry Zezima: It all comes out in the wash

This may sound like a shameful admission — and it would be if I had any shame — but my body hadn’t been cleaned, my top scrubbed or ...

September 17th, 2021 |  


Letter: A travesty of justice

Letter: A travesty of justice

I would like to echo the sentiments of Mark Cisco in his letter regarding the horrible miscarriage of justice perpetrated on Dr. Doug Wine by retired ...

September 16th, 2021 |  


Leonard Pitts Jr.: Activism is not a popularity contest

Leonard Pitts Jr.: Activism is not a popularity contest

“He wears the clothes of a dissenter, but there’s a logo on his back.” — from “Damn It, Rose,” by Don Henley.When ...

September 16th, 2021 |  


Christine Flowers: When America follows its better angels

Christine Flowers: When America follows its better angels

I recently filled in hosting a local Philadelphia talk show, which gave me the opportunity to interview Lt. Colonel Jonathan P. Meyers, a retired Mari...

September 16th, 2021 |  


Lori Borgman: The gifts and treasures keep piling up

Lori Borgman: The gifts and treasures keep piling up

I have received some splendid thinking-of-you gifts lately — and it’s not my birthday or anything.A paper bookmark sits on my desk with ea...

September 16th, 2021 |  


Letter: And then came Joe

Letter: And then came Joe

First there was Carter and the Iranian hostage debacle, which lasted 444 days in 1979, gas shortages, inflation and stagnation. Then came Obama, theDe...

September 15th, 2021 |  


BUSINESS


5:00 pm |    
Car shows and more
Ford to lay off nearly 1,300 Lima workers

Ford to lay off nearly 1,300 Lima workers

LIMA — Approximately 1,300 workers at the Lima Ford Engine Plant will be temporarily sidelined Monday due to nationwide interruptions in the com...

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


Downtown gunfire cause businesses to consider relocation

Downtown gunfire cause businesses to consider relocation

ST. LOUIS — Multiple large employers are considering moving their offices out of the downtown business district, city officials said this week, ...

September 11th, 2021 |  


Rents rise in all big US cities for first time since COVID-19 hit

Rents rise in all big US cities for first time since COVID-19 hit

Apartment rents were up in August from a year earlier in all the top 30 U.S. metro areas, the first time that’s happened since the start of the ...

September 11th, 2021 |  


What questions should I ask before buying a condo?

What questions should I ask before buying a condo?

Q: In my golden years, I was anticipating selling my single-family home and buying a condo. After the recent tragedy and many other problems that have...

September 11th, 2021 |  


Looking for a good mechanic?

Looking for a good mechanic?

SEATTLE — When Mike Zebley took a job delivering tools to Seattle-area car shops this year, he quickly learned that what most of his customers n...

September 11th, 2021 |  


Trinko named executive director at Lima Convalescent Home

Trinko named executive director at Lima Convalescent Home

LIMA — The Lima Convalescent Home Foundation Board of Trustees has named Jessica Trinko as executive director of Lima Convalescent Home.As execu...

September 11th, 2021 |  


STATE NEWS


Car crashes into rising drawbridge, killing girl, 8

Car crashes into rising drawbridge, killing girl, 8

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A car crashed into a drawbridge being raised in Ohio, killing an 8-year-old girl, authorities said. Toledo police said the c...

September 11th, 2021 |  


2,976 candles mark lives lost on 9/11

2,976 candles mark lives lost on 9/11

In Cuyahoga Falls, a bell rang thrice three times, and in Tallmadge, thousands of candles lined walkways in the city’s famous Circle. Communitie...

September 11th, 2021 updated: September 12th, 2021. |  


Democrats, NAACP sue over Ohio stand-your-ground gun bill

Democrats, NAACP sue over Ohio stand-your-ground gun bill

CLEVELAND — Lawmakers in Ohio’s Republican-dominated Legislature violated the state constitution when they added and approved a last-minut...

September 9th, 2021 |  


Remains of Ohio sailor to return to his hometown Wednesday

Remains of Ohio sailor to return to his hometown Wednesday

BERLIN HEIGHTS — The remains of a U.S. Navy sailor killed in a suicide bombing at Afghanistan’s Kabul airport will be returned to his home...

September 7th, 2021 |  


‘A perfect storm’: Challenges of life in Appalachian Ohio affect children’s mental health

‘A perfect storm’: Challenges of life in Appalachian Ohio affect children’s mental health

WELLSTON, Ohio — Destiny Whiting understands what it’s like to wake up with a quiet dread that keeps her head pinned to the pillow, strugg...

September 7th, 2021 |  


University of Toledo won’t pay for house

University of Toledo won’t pay for house

TOLEDO – The University of Toledo will no longer provide a residence for UT’s leader and plan to sell the current presidential home for an...

September 6th, 2021 updated: September 7th, 2021. |