NEWS


Spencerville teen killed in car crash

Spencerville teen killed in car crash

SPENCER TOWNSHIP – A single-vehicle crash Tuesday evening left a Spencerville teen dead after his vehicle rolled over in rural Allen County.Troo...

June 29th, 2022 updated: June 29th, 2022. |  


Man pleads in wrong Ottawa case

Man pleads in wrong Ottawa case

OTTAWA — A 20-year-old Akron man pleaded guilty Monday to charges of making threats against Ottawa, although it was the wrong Ottawa and the wro...

June 29th, 2022 updated: June 29th, 2022. |  


Lima man sentenced to 20-24 years in prison

Lima man sentenced to 20-24 years in prison

LIMA — Chainze Tucker, a Lima man previously charged with attempted murder in connection with a March shooting at Marko’s Sports and Spiri...

June 29th, 2022 updated: June 29th, 2022. |  


Red, white and blue, Lima-style

Red, white and blue, Lima-style

LIMA — Thousands of spectators on average converge in Faurot Park for Lima’s Star Spangled Spectacular on July 4th each year, making it on...

June 29th, 2022 updated: June 29th, 2022. |  


Lima police try ‘crime detector’ device

Lima police try ‘crime detector’ device

LIMA — The Lima Police Department will soon implement new technology to detect crimes, addresing its “manpower shortage.” The mobile...

June 29th, 2022 |  


West Ohio Food Bank to distribute food

West Ohio Food Bank to distribute food

ADA — The West Ohio Food Bank will distribute food from 10 a.m. to noon Monday, Dec. 19 in the Dial-Roberson Stadium front lot at Ohio Northern ...

June 29th, 2022 |  


SPORTS


Guardians end skid

Guardians end skid

CLEVELAND — The Guardians were about to slide further back in the AL Central. Amed Rosario jammed on the brakes.Rosario’s clutch two-run s...

June 28th, 2022 |  


Serena Williams loses opening match at Wimbledon

Serena Williams loses opening match at Wimbledon

WIMBLEDON, England — Serena Williams began — and ended — her comeback at Wimbledon after 364 days out of singles competition looking...

June 28th, 2022 |  


2022 Area golf course capsules

2022 Area golf course capsules

Arrowhead ParkCourse status: PublicAddress: 2211 Dirksen Road, Minster Road, MinsterPhone: 419-628-3111Golf facilities: 18 holes, driving rangeGreens ...

June 27th, 2022 |  


Texans ‘turned a blind eye’ to Watson’s actions

Texans ‘turned a blind eye’ to Watson’s actions

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Texans had been told that their former quarterback Deshaun Watson was sexually assaulting and harassing women during ...

June 27th, 2022 |  


Avalanche dethrone Lightning to win Stanley Cup

Avalanche dethrone Lightning to win Stanley Cup

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Nathan MacKinnon could not find the words. Gabriel Landeskog cracked a smile and a joke.After years of playoff disappointment...

June 27th, 2022 |  


Sandusky holds big lead over Locos

Sandusky holds big lead over Locos

LIMA – Sandusky’s Josh Kross has a growing fondness for Simmons Field.Switch-hitter Kross (Toledo) rolled out his home run swing from both...

June 26th, 2022 updated: June 27th, 2022. |  


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LIFESTYLE


Red, white and blue, Lima-style

Red, white and blue, Lima-style

LIMA — Thousands of spectators on average converge in Faurot Park for Lima’s Star Spangled Spectacular on July 4th each year, making it on...

June 29th, 2022 updated: June 29th, 2022. |  


Births

Births

Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical CenterJune 28 — Nicole and Brent Sager, Ottawa, girl; Cindy and Christopher Sneary, Wapakoneta, boy; Ashle...

June 29th, 2022 |  


Reminisce: When presidents stopped in Lima

Reminisce: When presidents stopped in Lima

In late October 1960, during the final weeks of the heated and historic presidential race between Republican Richard M. Nixon and Democrat John F. Ken...

June 28th, 2022 |  


Why captions are everywhere and how they got there

Why captions are everywhere and how they got there

NEW YORK — People with hearing loss have a new ally in their efforts to navigate the world: Captions that aren’t limited to their televisi...

June 28th, 2022 |  


Births

Births

Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical CenterJune 27 — Rebecca and Jariah Holsapple, Lima, girl; Hope Fowler and Cameron Langenkamp, Lima, boy; L...

June 28th, 2022 |  


Births

Births

Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical CenterJune 24 — Marloes and Joe Gable, Lima, girl; Emma and Joel Pohlman, Delphos, boy.June 26 — S...

June 27th, 2022 |  


OPINION


Holy Cow! History: America’s other Independence Day

Holy Cow! History: America’s other Independence Day

On a hot, muggy Thursday in early July 1776, a handful of men got together in Pennsylvania and declared their independence from Great Britain. But the...

June 28th, 2022 |  


Robin Abcarian: Abortion ban is just the first step

Robin Abcarian: Abortion ban is just the first step

Goodbye, legal right to abortion.Goodbye, separation of church and state.Goodbye, commonsense gun laws.Goodbye, Miranda rights.And that’s just t...

June 28th, 2022 |  


Michael Graham: Will anger over Supreme Sourt ruling save Democrats from Biden’s plunging poll numbers?

Michael Graham: Will anger over Supreme Sourt ruling save Democrats from Biden’s plunging poll numbers?

The outcome of the midterm elections will be determined by two numbers: Do voters care more about a 5-4 Supreme Court ruling on abortion or paying $5 ...

June 28th, 2022 |  


Today’s editorial cartoons

Today’s editorial cartoons

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June 28th, 2022 |  


Leonard Pitts Jr.: We can be a nation bound by the aspiration to simple values

Leonard Pitts Jr.: We can be a nation bound by the aspiration to simple values

Eighty-three years ago, Mr. Smith went to Washington. Last Tuesday, Lady Ruby did, too.Georgia election workers Ruby “Lady Ruby” Freeman a...

June 26th, 2022 |  


Letter: Answers still needed on rape case of Dr. Wine

Letter: Answers still needed on rape case of Dr. Wine

I would like to call to readers’ attention that an innocent man remains “convicted” in Auglaize County, thanks to the incompetence a...

June 25th, 2022 |  


BUSINESS


Brookville a bright, open country cottage house plan

Brookville a bright, open country cottage house plan

EUGENE, ORE. – Shake and lap siding combine with cultured stone veneer to make the Brookville a textural treat for the eyes. This country cottag...

June 25th, 2022 |  


Liz Weston: Is medical debt vanishing from credit reports?

Liz Weston: Is medical debt vanishing from credit reports?

Health care bills are about to become far less threatening to the financial well-being of millions of Americans.The three major credit bureaus are era...

June 25th, 2022 |  


World’s dirtiest oil and gas fields are in Russia, Turkmenistan and Texas

World’s dirtiest oil and gas fields are in Russia, Turkmenistan and Texas

Oil and natural gas fields in Russia, Turkmenistan and Texas are the most climate-damaging on Earth, according to a first-of-its kind analysis that lo...

June 25th, 2022 |  


Land transfers, June 16-22

Land transfers, June 16-22

The trend of the real estate market in Allen County is shown by the following report, for the week running June 16 through 22. Figures reflect the sel...

June 25th, 2022 |  


Area unemployment numbers mixed

Area unemployment numbers mixed

LIMA — The unemployment numbers for the month of May are a mixed bag, showing counties in the immediate area with numbers rising, lowering, and ...

June 23rd, 2022 updated: June 23rd, 2022. |  


US stocks give up afternoon gains and end slightly lower

US stocks give up afternoon gains and end slightly lower

NEW YORK (AP) — A choppy day of trading on Wall Street ended with a modest pullback for stocks Wednesday, the latest bout of volatility for the ...

June 22nd, 2022 |  


STATE NEWS


State agency to lead probe into deadly Akron police shooting

State agency to lead probe into deadly Akron police shooting

AKRON — A man shot and killed by police following a vehicle and foot pursuit this week died from multiple gunshot wounds, and his death has been...

June 29th, 2022 |  


‘Silicon Heartland’ boon for Ohio, but families mourn homes

‘Silicon Heartland’ boon for Ohio, but families mourn homes

JOHNSTOWN, Ohio — When President Joe Biden applauded a decision by Intel Corp. to build a $20 billion semiconductor operation on “1,000 em...

June 29th, 2022 updated: June 29th, 2022. |  


Ohioans divided on decision to overturn Roe v. Wade

Ohioans divided on decision to overturn Roe v. Wade

People gathered in several cities throughout Ohio this weekend in protest of the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, returning abo...

June 26th, 2022 |  


Ohio Supreme Court says 6 candidates can appear on August primary ballot

Ohio Supreme Court says 6 candidates can appear on August primary ballot

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio Supreme Court on Friday held that six Democratic candidates for various political offices can appear on the ballot in ...

June 25th, 2022 |  


DeWine urges Ohioans to find common ground in abortion debate

DeWine urges Ohioans to find common ground in abortion debate

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine said how Ohioans debate the abortion issue is important after the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday returned abortion law and policy ...

June 25th, 2022 |  


Gov. Mike DeWine grants execution reprieve to death row inmate

Gov. Mike DeWine grants execution reprieve to death row inmate

COLUMBUS, Ohio — A Cleveland man who shot and killed a Cleveland patrol officer in 2000 will remain on death row for another three years, under ...

June 25th, 2022 |