NEWS


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Santa, reindeer come to Lima
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Ad seeks date for a duck
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A year later, LPD gives body cams high marks
Health insurance costs outpace wage growth, report finds

Health insurance costs outpace wage growth, report finds

LIMA — The potential out-of-pocket costs for an employer health insurance plan were equivalent to 11% of Ohio’s median income in 2018, a n...

December 15th, 2019 updated: December 15th, 2019. |  


Remembering Judge Kinworthy

Remembering Judge Kinworthy

LIMA — Former Juvenile Court/Probate Court judge David Kinworthy died Thursday, one day after his 84th birthday.He served as judge for 34 years,...

December 15th, 2019 updated: December 15th, 2019. |  


Adopt a Stocking: Single dad gives kids ‘first Christmas’

Adopt a Stocking: Single dad gives kids ‘first Christmas’

LIMA — John hadn’t heard from his children for days, and he was growing concerned.It wasn’t uncommon for his ex-girlfriend, who had ...

December 15th, 2019 updated: December 15th, 2019. |  


Wow! Great night for Symphony

Wow! Great night for Symphony

LIMA — For many in the Lima area, the Lima Symphony Orchestra’s yearly holiday program is what jumpstarts their Christmas spirit.Roger Kal...

December 15th, 2019 updated: December 15th, 2019. |  


A day to remember

A day to remember

OTTAWA — Putnam County law enforcement made sure 15 children’s Christmases were brighter Saturday by holding the fourth annual Shop With A...

December 15th, 2019 updated: December 15th, 2019. |  


Chad Recker is the Trooper of the Year at Lima patrol post

Chad Recker is the Trooper of the Year at Lima patrol post

LIMA — Ohio State Highway Patrol Trooper Chad A. Recker has been selected 2019 Trooper of the Year at the Lima post.According to post commander ...

December 14th, 2019 |  


SPORTS


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O-G overwhelms LCC
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Burrow wins Heisman Trophy in landslide vote
Perry rushes for 304 yards, leads No. 21 Navy past Army

Perry rushes for 304 yards, leads No. 21 Navy past Army

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Navy used a trick play to help reverse a rare losing streak against Army and Malcolm Perry ran for a career-high 304 yards a...

December 14th, 2019 |  


Deja vu: Bengals’ Zac Taylor tries to solve Patriots D again

Deja vu: Bengals’ Zac Taylor tries to solve Patriots D again

CINCINNATI (AP) — Zac Taylor watched helplessly on the Rams’ sideline as Bill Belichick’s defense thwarted everything they tried to ...

December 14th, 2019 |  


Browns try to stay in playoff hunt with win vs. Cardinals

Browns try to stay in playoff hunt with win vs. Cardinals

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Cleveland’s Baker Mayfield might be headed for some relief in his up-and-down second season in the NFL.Arizona̵...

December 14th, 2019 |  


Parkway wins Lancer Invite

Parkway wins Lancer Invite

MIDDLE POINT – When Kevin Browning, the first-ever wrestling coach at Parkway, decided to step down before this season, longtime assistant coach...

December 14th, 2019 updated: December 14th, 2019. |  


Lima Senior runs past LCC

Lima Senior runs past LCC

Lima Senior jumped out to the lead at the start of its 63-47 girls basketball win over Lima Central Catholic on Saturday but that was just the warm-up...

December 14th, 2019 |  


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LIFESTYLE


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Sharon and Tom Shobe
“Dark Waters” – PG-13

“Dark Waters” – PG-13

The Story“It’s chemicals, I’m telling you!” says Parkersburg, West Virginia, farmer, Wilbur Tennant (Bill Camp). “A hund...

December 14th, 2019 |  


Christmas services guide

Christmas services guide

LIMA — A variety of services and events are slated across area churches leading up to Christmas. Below is a listing of Christmas Eve services, c...

December 14th, 2019 |  


David Trinko: End the rationing of ‘Merry Christmas’

David Trinko: End the rationing of ‘Merry Christmas’

The conversation with an old friend, who I see about once a week, was coming to a close.“Hey, if I don’t see you before Dec. 25, Merry Chr...

December 14th, 2019 |  


Adam Sandler plunges into the Safdies’ ‘Uncut Gems’

Adam Sandler plunges into the Safdies’ ‘Uncut Gems’

TORONTO — Adam Sandler was waiting to be thrown into a midtown fountain on Sixth Avenue for a scene in Josh and Benny Safdie’s “Uncu...

December 13th, 2019 |  


Births

Births

Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical CenterDec. 12 — Joselyn Battle and Dustin Zink, Lima, boy; Britney and Ryan Siefker, Lima, girl; Amanda an...

December 13th, 2019 |  


Art exhibits in the Lima area

Art exhibits in the Lima area

COLUMBUSColumbus Museum of Art480 E. Broad St.• Art After Stonewall, 1969 to 1989Feb. 14, 2020, through May 17, 2020DAYTONDayton Art Institute45...

December 12th, 2019 |  


OPINION


Letter: Figures don’t lie, but liars figure

Letter: Figures don’t lie, but liars figure

I have heard, on numerous occasions, Jim Jordan state two arguments as to why President Trump should not be impeached. Neither argument is factual.Arg...

December 14th, 2019 |  


Letter: Here’s hoping that Harry knew

I can’t really say that I knew Harry. It may have been 30 years since I had last spoken with him, but it was because I had once worked with his ...

December 14th, 2019 |  


Victor Davis Hanson: Is Trump the only adult in the room?

Victor Davis Hanson: Is Trump the only adult in the room?

Donald Trump certainly is mercurial at times. He can be uncouth.But then again, no president in modern memory has been on the receiving end of such ov...

December 14th, 2019 |  


David Trinko: End the rationing of ‘Merry Christmas’

David Trinko: End the rationing of ‘Merry Christmas’

The conversation with an old friend, who I see about once a week, was coming to a close.“Hey, if I don’t see you before Dec. 25, Merry Chr...

December 14th, 2019 |  


Legal-Ease: Help with nursing home alternatives

Legal-Ease: Help with nursing home alternatives

Most of us know that if we have a medical emergency, we go to the emergency room.However, when we face less urgent but similarly important medical nee...

December 14th, 2019 |  


BUSINESS


Allen County Clerk of Courts’ team recognized

Allen County Clerk of Courts’ team recognized

COLUMBUS — Allen County Clerk of Courts Margie Murphy Miller and her management team were recently presented with commendations at the Ohio Cler...

December 14th, 2019 |  


Plastic surgeon joins Mercy Health-Lima

Plastic surgeon joins Mercy Health-Lima

LIMA — Joel L. Shanklin, MD, FACS, has joined Mercy Health–Lima’s reconstructive and plastic surgery department. Shanklin has 25 yea...

December 14th, 2019 |  


Trimboli named ‘Trooper of the Year’ for Wapakoneta post

Trimboli named ‘Trooper of the Year’ for Wapakoneta post

WAPAKONETA — Ohio State Highway trooper Samantha L. Trimboli has been named Trooper of the Year by the Wapakoneta post of the Ohio State Highway...

December 14th, 2019 |  


The high-interest account you’ve never heard of

The high-interest account you’ve never heard of

The average interest rate for traditional savings accounts today hovers around 0.09% — but consumers can earn 10 to 20 times more interest on th...

December 14th, 2019 |  


Mercer County engineer joins CEAO board

CELINA — Mercer County Engineer James Wiechart will act as treasurer for the County Engineers Association of Ohio in 2020....

December 14th, 2019 |  


Pohlman to elected to Farm Bureau board

Pohlman to elected to Farm Bureau board

COLUMBUS — Craig Pohlman, of Venedocia, has been elected to his first three-year term representing Allen, Paulding, Putnam and Van Wert counties...

December 14th, 2019 |  


STATE NEWS


Court won’t halt lawsuits against doctor in murder case

Court won’t halt lawsuits against doctor in murder case

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio hospital doctor who pleaded not guilty to murder in 25 patients’ deaths was unsuccessful in his latest bid t...

December 12th, 2019 |  


Portman sponsors bill to fight evictions

Portman sponsors bill to fight evictions

WASHINGTON, D.C. — In an effort to counter evictions that feed into a cycle of poverty for families, Ohio GOP Sen. Rob Portman on Thursday joine...

December 12th, 2019 |  


Adoptee’s birth certificate reveals he knows birth father

Adoptee’s birth certificate reveals he knows birth father

CLEVELAND (AP) — Kevin Butler always knew he was adopted.His dad, Dennis, would tell him, “Look at all those other kids. They’re so ...

December 11th, 2019 |  


18 voters accused of casting ballots in both Ohio and another state

18 voters accused of casting ballots in both Ohio and another state

Eighteen voters cast ballots in both Ohio and another state in the November 2018 general election, Secretary of State Frank LaRose said Wednesday.He r...

December 11th, 2019 |  


Man sentenced to 6 years for plotting foiled terror attack

Man sentenced to 6 years for plotting foiled terror attack

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man accused of plotting with his girlfriend to obtain guns and explosives for a foiled domestic terror attack at a b...

December 11th, 2019 |  


Gov. DeWine vows to continue ‘wraparound’ funding for school services

Gov. DeWine vows to continue ‘wraparound’ funding for school services

COLUMBUS — In July, Gov. Mike DeWine signed a two-year state budget with $675 million for new “wrap-around” support services for at-...

December 10th, 2019 |