NEWS


Anatomy of the phone call now imperiling Trump’s presidency

Anatomy of the phone call now imperiling Trump’s presidency

WASHINGTON (AP) — There were dozens of ears listening to President Donald Trump’s 30-minute phone call with the leader of Ukraine that is ...

October 12th, 2019 |  


Pregnancy discrimination continues, 41 years after US ban

Pregnancy discrimination continues, 41 years after US ban

For 41 years, federal law has banned pregnancy discrimination in the workplace. But the stories tumbling out this week show it’s far from eradic...

October 12th, 2019 |  


Makerfest anticipates record student turnout

Makerfest anticipates record student turnout

LIMA — The return of Makerfest — hailed as the region’s largest job fair — highlights the effort among business and community...

October 12th, 2019 |  


David Trinko: Pizza ATM, touchscreen orders and happiness

David Trinko: Pizza ATM, touchscreen orders and happiness

Many Americans seem to share my attitude: If you want something done right, do it yourself.Most of us pump our own gas. We mow our own lawns. We sweep...

October 12th, 2019 |  


Trick-or-treat area listings

Trick-or-treat area listings

Area trick-or-treat scheduleOct. 26• Convoy: 4 to 5:40 p.m.• Ohio City: 5 to 7 p.m.• Van Wert: 10 a.m. to noon and 4 to 6 p.m.Oct. 2...

October 12th, 2019 |  


Road construction and maintenance projects

Road construction and maintenance projects

AUGLAIZE COUNTYNo scheduled maintenance.ALLEN COUNTYInterstate 75 between the Stewart Road overpass and Napoleon Road, between the city of Lima and th...

October 12th, 2019 |  


SPORTS


Roundup: Bath’s Bolons finish third at tennis district

Roundup: Bath’s Bolons finish third at tennis district

PORT CLINTON — Bath’s Ruby and Esther Bolon finished third in doubles at Saturday’s Division II girls tennis district.The Bolons def...

October 12th, 2019 updated: October 12th, 2019. |  


Girls golf: LCC repeats as state champ

Girls golf: LCC repeats as state champ

COLUMBUS — Confidence and composure helped carry the Lima Central Catholic girls’ golf team to its second straight Division II state title...

October 12th, 2019 |  


Nationals beat Cardinals 2-0 in NLCS opener

Nationals beat Cardinals 2-0 in NLCS opener

ST. LOUIS — It turns out Washington’s Big Three is a Big Four.Don’t forget about Aníbal Sánchez.The right-hander carried a...

October 12th, 2019 |  


Ducks down Blue Jackets

Ducks down Blue Jackets

COLUMBUS — The Anaheim Ducks aren’t scoring many goals. They haven’t needed many in winning four of their first five games.The Ducks...

October 12th, 2019 |  


Ohio high school football scores for Friday, Oct. 11

Ohio high school football scores for Friday, Oct. 11

Akr. Manchester 35, Navarre Fairless 28Albany Alexander 35, Bidwell River Valley 0Alliance 24, Salem 20Alliance Marlington 56, Minerva 7Amanda-Clearcr...

October 12th, 2019 |  


Roundup: Spencerville clips Crestview, 48-25

Roundup: Spencerville clips Crestview, 48-25

Spencerville 48, Crestview 25CRESTVIEW — Spencerville’s Joel Lotz rushed for 101 yards on 16 carries and scored once and Gunner Grigsby sc...

October 12th, 2019 |  


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LIFESTYLE


Real Life Mama: Building self confidence

Real Life Mama: Building self confidence

All things considered, I feel like I am a pretty good teacher to my kids. I mean, they both had my guidance to learn how to walk, be a good friend, ta...

October 12th, 2019 |  


“The Joker” – R

“The Joker” – R

The Story“Is it just me or is it getting crazier out there?” Arthur Fleck, aka “The Joker” (Joaquin Phoenix), asks his social ...

October 12th, 2019 |  


Kay and Harold Boley

Kay and Harold Boley

ELIDA — Mr. and Mrs. Harold Boley are celebrating 65 years of marriage. A surprise celebration was held this summer with extended family and fri...

October 12th, 2019 |  


David Trinko: Pizza ATM, touchscreen orders and happiness

David Trinko: Pizza ATM, touchscreen orders and happiness

Many Americans seem to share my attitude: If you want something done right, do it yourself.Most of us pump our own gas. We mow our own lawns. We sweep...

October 12th, 2019 |  


NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn’t happen this week

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn’t happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these is legit, even though they were shared wide...

October 12th, 2019 |  


Get This: DWI suspect offered deputy $10K bribe to let him go

Get This: DWI suspect offered deputy $10K bribe to let him go

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico man is facing charges after authorities say he attempted to bribe a sheriff’s deputy during a suspected...

October 12th, 2019 |  


OPINION


GRAPEVINE: DeGeneres, George W friends? Oh, my!

GRAPEVINE: DeGeneres, George W friends? Oh, my!

A slice of social media lost its collective mind after a photo of Ellen DeGeneres at last Sunday’s NFL game between the Packers and the Cowboys ...

October 12th, 2019 |  


Editorial: Memo to NBA: Don’t quit on freedom

Poor Daryl Morey. Just three days ago, the Houston Rockets general manager was best known for having one of the NBA’s winningest career records ...

October 12th, 2019 |  


Cheryl Parson: Consider prepping car for winter

Cheryl Parson: Consider prepping car for winter

October is National Fall Car Care Month. In my last article I recommended that fall would be a great time to prepare your home for the upcoming winter...

October 12th, 2019 |  


Legal-Ease: Three pillars of nursing home planning

Legal-Ease: Three pillars of nursing home planning

The uncertainty associated with long-term health care (LTC) needs often couples with horror stories of people losing life savings due to needing LTC, ...

October 12th, 2019 |  


Michael Reagan: Raising our kids to hate

Michael Reagan: Raising our kids to hate

A Jeb Bush tweet this week got me thinking about some of the ways our nasty partisan politics has been hurting our kids.Paraphrasing Jeb, he asked, &#...

October 11th, 2019 |  


BUSINESS


Home loan rates

Home loan rates

Rates for 30-year and 15-year, fixed-rate mortgages with zero points as of noon, Friday, Oct. 1, 2019:30 YR / 15 YR RATE %First Federal3.75/3.125%Firs...

October 12th, 2019 |  


Legal-Ease: Three pillars of nursing home planning

Legal-Ease: Three pillars of nursing home planning

The uncertainty associated with long-term health care (LTC) needs often couples with horror stories of people losing life savings due to needing LTC, ...

October 12th, 2019 |  


Lehman elected vice chair of GLR board

Lehman elected vice chair of GLR board

LIMA — Ronda Lehman, president of Mercy Health’s Lima market, was recently elected vice chair for the Greater Lima Region Inc.’s boa...

October 11th, 2019 |  


GM’s latest offer to UAW ups investments to $9 billion

GM’s latest offer to UAW ups investments to $9 billion

DETROIT — General Motors Co.’s latest offer to the striking United Auto Workers included $2 billion more investment by the company than an...

October 11th, 2019 |  


Auto review: Ford updates the best-selling F-150 for 2019 with more choices and tech

Auto review: Ford updates the best-selling F-150 for 2019 with more choices and tech

For 2019, the Ford F-150 pickup from America’s truck leader has some exciting upgrades and additions.Tough, smart and capable, the F-150 has cla...

October 11th, 2019 |  


AEP constructing service center on Lima’s Cole Street

AEP constructing service center on Lima’s Cole Street

LIMA — American Electric Power is constructing a 44,800 square foot transmission service center near the Allen County Juvenile Detention Center ...

October 10th, 2019 |  


STATE NEWS


Air Force base facing dilemma of aging workforce

Air Force base facing dilemma of aging workforce

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio air base is facing the increasingly common dilemma of an aging workforce.Around half of the 30,000 people who work a...

October 12th, 2019 |  


Judges reject media lawsuit to release Oregon shooter’s school records

Judges reject media lawsuit to release Oregon shooter’s school records

A three-judge panel denied the request of the Dayton Daily News and other news organizations to force the release of the Oregon District shooter’...

October 11th, 2019 |  


Joe Biden unveils list of 19 Ohio endorsements

Joe Biden unveils list of 19 Ohio endorsements

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Former Vice President Joe Biden, a Democrat running for president, unveiled a list of 19 Ohio endorsements just days before he...

October 11th, 2019 |  


Decades after her daughter’s death, a mother gets answers

Decades after her daughter’s death, a mother gets answers

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The faded photo of Rosie Hill shows a smiling teenager with her hands on her hips and a pink hat on her head, standing on ...

October 11th, 2019 |  


Judge begrudgingly declares Cleveland man wrongfully imprisoned for 1994 murder

Judge begrudgingly declares Cleveland man wrongfully imprisoned for 1994 murder

CLEVELAND, Ohio — A Cleveland man whose 1995 murder conviction was overturned after a court found that prosecutors withheld evidence during his ...

October 11th, 2019 |  


Ohio House restores tax cuts to lobbyists, lawyers; ends ‘tampon tax’

Ohio House restores tax cuts to lobbyists, lawyers; ends ‘tampon tax’

COLUMBUS — Ohio lobbyists and lawyers apparently aren’t going to lose their state income tax cuts after all.House members voted 90-0 Thurs...

October 10th, 2019 |