NEWS


Rhodes State faculty to receive 2% raise

Rhodes State faculty to receive 2% raise

ALLEN COUNTY — Despite lower enrollment, on Tuesday the Rhodes State College Board of Trustees approved a new spending authority resolution whic...

July 16th, 2019 |  


Land found for solar farm substation in Putnam County

Land found for solar farm substation in Putnam County

OTTAWA — Putnam County Commissioners Tuesday heard an update on the proposed solar farm near Miller City.The commissioners met with Jeff Reinkem...

July 16th, 2019 |  


Attorney No. 3 walks away from rape suspect

Attorney No. 3 walks away from rape suspect

LIMA — A Lima man charged with multiple counts of rape, kidnapping and drug-related charges that could land him in prison for more than 100 year...

July 16th, 2019 |  


North Central Ohio Solid Waste District Board to meet

North Central Ohio Solid Waste District Board to meet

MARYSVILLE — The North Central Ohio Solid Waste District Board of Directors will meet at 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 24, at the Union County Service...

July 16th, 2019 |  


Deal caps sentence in drug-related death at 4 years

Deal caps sentence in drug-related death at 4 years

LIMA — One of two Lima residents charged with involuntary manslaughter for providing drugs to a man who was found dead inside a local homeless s...

July 16th, 2019 |  


From our readers: Memories of the moon landing

From our readers: Memories of the moon landing

In the summer of 1969, I was part of a high school group of about 20 students from Kenton that traveled to Austria and Germany for six weeks. We staye...

July 16th, 2019 |  


SPORTS


Van Wert captures district crown

Van Wert captures district crown

CELINA – Sometimes, all it takes is a small window of opportunity.Van Wert took full advantage of its small window.Monday’s ACME District ...

July 16th, 2019 |  


Suárez, Puig homer, Reds jump on Cubs errors to win 6-3

Suárez, Puig homer, Reds jump on Cubs errors to win 6-3

CHICAGO (AP) — Eugenio Suárez and Yasiel Puig each hit his 22nd home run of the season, and the Cincinnati Reds rallied past the Chicago Cu...

July 16th, 2019 |  


Mercado breaks tie with 2nd homer, Indians beat Tigers 8-6

Mercado breaks tie with 2nd homer, Indians beat Tigers 8-6

CLEVELAND (AP) — Oscar Mercado hit his second home run of the game — a leadoff blast in the seventh inning — and the Cleveland India...

July 15th, 2019 |  


Roundup: Rain postpones ACME district title game

Roundup: Rain postpones ACME district title game

SHAWNEE TOWNSHIP — Monday night’s ACME District 5 championship baseball game between St. Marys and Van Wert at Shawnee High School was pos...

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


Indians pitcher Kluber progressing

Indians pitcher Kluber progressing

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Corey Kluber is expected to start throwing off the mound this week after a meeting with the front office, coaching staff and m...

July 15th, 2019 |  


British Open tough to defend

British Open tough to defend

PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland — Golf’s oldest championship is all about tradition, and this is one Francesco Molinari could have done without...

July 15th, 2019 |  


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LIFESTYLE


‘Spider-Man’ does victory lap over ‘Crawl,’ ‘Stuber’

‘Spider-Man’ does victory lap over ‘Crawl,’ ‘Stuber’

LOS ANGELES — “Spider-Man: Far From Home” is celebrating another weekend at No. 1, but non-franchise fare continues to struggle at t...

July 15th, 2019 |  


Births

Births

St. Rita’s Medical CenterJuly 11 — Chelsey Bassett and Todd Settlemire, Bluffton, girl.July 12 — Skylynn Prine and Drew Laing, Gome...

July 15th, 2019 |  


Deb and Larry Sidener

Deb and Larry Sidener

CRIDERSVILLE — Mr. and Mrs. Larry Sidener are celebrating 50 years of marriage. A trip to the Grand Canyon is planned, as is a gathering for fam...

July 13th, 2019 |  


TV specials recount 1969 landing

TV specials recount 1969 landing

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The 1969 moon landing turned an achievement seen only in the imagination and sci-fi movies into a most improbable television ...

July 13th, 2019 |  


“Spider-Man: Far From Home” – PG-13

“Spider-Man: Far From Home” – PG-13

The Story“You’ve got to decide, Peter, if you’re going to step up,” says Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson). “I need that! Th...

July 13th, 2019 |  


Real Life Mama: The value of fear

Real Life Mama: The value of fear

These past few weeks, I started noticing a change in my 4-year-old, Reagan, and I couldn’t wait to share it. However, the excitement of my matur...

July 13th, 2019 |  


OPINION


John Grindrod: How easy is it to find an honest person?

John Grindrod: How easy is it to find an honest person?

It’s easy, I think, as we see the events unfold around us to lose a little faith in others. It seems daily there’s no shortage of people l...

July 16th, 2019 |  


Cleveland Plain Dealer: DeWine needs serious action on toxic algae

Cleveland Plain Dealer: DeWine needs serious action on toxic algae

The bad news about this year’s Lake Erie algal toxins is that the harmful blooms are likely to be “significant” and could range up t...

July 15th, 2019 |  


Dr. Jessica Johnson: The value of a black Ariel

Dr. Jessica Johnson: The value of a black Ariel

The controversy surrounding Disney’s casting of Halle Bailey to play Ariel in the upcoming live-action remake of “The Little Mermaid”...

July 15th, 2019 updated: July 17th, 2019. |  


Rob Portman: 50 years later, Neil Armstrong’s walk on the moon still inspires

Rob Portman: 50 years later, Neil Armstrong’s walk on the moon still inspires

Fifty years ago this week, one of Ohio’s greatest sons, Neil Armstrong, became the first man to walk on the moon. On July 20, 1969, the world wa...

July 15th, 2019 |  


Toronto star: Car manufacturers must consider women’s safety

Toronto star: Car manufacturers must consider women’s safety

More women than men are licenced to drive cars in the United States and they influence 80 per cent of car purchasing decisions. But you’d never ...

July 14th, 2019 |  


Ron Lora: The value of learning American history

Ron Lora: The value of learning American history

We live in a time of heightened political passion and conflict. As populist tides are on the rise, our national political institutions have become inc...

July 14th, 2019 |  


BUSINESS


Who invented McDonald’s Happy Meal?

Who invented McDonald’s Happy Meal?

CHICAGO — Summer of 2019 is a summer of monumental anniversaries, reminders that we were ambitious once (the 50th anniversary of the first moon ...

July 13th, 2019 |  


When politics and financing don’t mix

When politics and financing don’t mix

SAN FRANCISCO — When Tom Steyer was running a hedge fund in 2000, he wrote a letter telling some wealthy investors their money would soon flow t...

July 13th, 2019 |  


Liz Weston: Teach your teen about college costs starting now

Liz Weston: Teach your teen about college costs starting now

Many families struggle to pay college expenses for one or two kids. Certified financial planner Sarah Carlson, mother of two sets of twins, will soon ...

July 13th, 2019 |  


How your 2019 vacation can pay for your 2020 vacation

How your 2019 vacation can pay for your 2020 vacation

If you’re gearing up for summer vacation, you might be wincing at the cost. Plane tickets, hotels, rental cars, meals and activities can turn an...

July 13th, 2019 |  


LeSaint Logistics recognized for workplace safety

LeSaint Logistics recognized for workplace safety

LIMA — LeSaint Logistics has received a safety partner award from Manpower Lima.The award is given to companies with below industry average OSHA...

July 13th, 2019 |  


Lima attorney reappointed to OSBA role

Lima attorney reappointed to OSBA role

LIMA — Attorney Robert H. Meyer was reappointed chair of the Ohio State Bar Association’s solo, small firms and general practice section.M...

July 13th, 2019 |  


STATE NEWS


Cyberattacks inflict deep harm at technology-rich schools

Cyberattacks inflict deep harm at technology-rich schools

AVON, Conn. (AP) — Over six weeks, the vandals kept coming, knocking the school system’s network offline several times a day.There was no ...

July 16th, 2019 |  


Judge overseeing opioid lawsuits orders release of some data

Judge overseeing opioid lawsuits orders release of some data

CLEVELAND (AP) — A look at how the opioid crisis grew and spread may be much clearer soon after a federal judge overseeing nearly 2,000 lawsuits...

July 16th, 2019 |  


Ohio immigrants anxious ahead of deportation raids set to start Sunday

Ohio immigrants anxious ahead of deportation raids set to start Sunday

COLUMBUS — Although no Ohio cities are named on a list of about a dozen places likely to be subject to immigration raids starting Sunday, many o...

July 13th, 2019 |  


New 326 area code coming to southern Ohio

New 326 area code coming to southern Ohio

DAYTON — Parts of Ohio are preparing for the addition of a new area code and mandated 10-digit dialing in early 2020.Next March, area code 326 w...

July 13th, 2019 |  


Trump pushes trade deal in formerly blue Wisconsin

Trump pushes trade deal in formerly blue Wisconsin

MILWAUKEE (AP) — President Donald Trump barnstormed for his new trade deal with Mexico and Canada during a visit to Wisconsin on Friday, hoping ...

July 12th, 2019 |  


Northeast Ohio measles patient has state’s first confirmed case since 2017

Northeast Ohio measles patient has state’s first confirmed case since 2017

A young adult from Stark County has the state’s first confirmed case of measles since 2017.The Ohio Department of Health said the person recentl...

July 12th, 2019 |