NEWS


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School delays and closings for Tuesday, Nov. 12
Jim Jordan: Referee’s claim ‘ridiculous”

Jim Jordan: Referee’s claim ‘ridiculous”

LIMA — U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan said a college wrestling referee is just “another person making a false statement” about Jordan’s ...

November 11th, 2019 |  


Lima Regional Planning Commission to meet

Lima Regional Planning Commission to meet

LIMA — The Lima-Allen County Regional Planning Commission Executive Committee will meet at 4 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 21, at the commission office, 1...

November 11th, 2019 |  


Winter arrives: 950 flights canceled in Chicago

Winter arrives: 950 flights canceled in Chicago

CHICAGO — An arctic air mass that brought snow and ice to an area stretching from the Rocky Mountains to northern New England on Monday was pois...

November 11th, 2019 updated: November 11th, 2019. |  


Elida Board of Education to meet

Elida Board of Education to meet

ELIDA — The Elida Local Schools Board of Education will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 21, in the high school community room, 401 E. North St., E...

November 11th, 2019 |  


Veterans Day event recognizes service, sacrifice

Veterans Day event recognizes service, sacrifice

LIMA — “Guard zealously your right to serve in the armed forces. For without them, there will be no one to fight darkness.”During th...

November 11th, 2019 |  


Santa Claus is coming to Lima Mall on Saturday

Santa Claus is coming to Lima Mall on Saturday

LIMA — Santa Claus is coming to the Lima Mall starting this Saturday, Nov. 16.Santa’s arrival is expected around 10 a.m. Saturday. Crafts ...

November 11th, 2019 |  


SPORTS


Wellington downs Bluffton in soccer state championship

Wellington downs Bluffton in soccer state championship

COLUMBUS – Bluffton ripped off a quality first shot halfway through the first half.But all that did was jump start Columbus Wellington’s l...

November 11th, 2019 updated: November 11th, 2019. |  


Hamlin races way into championship field with Phoenix win

Hamlin races way into championship field with Phoenix win

AVONDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Denny Hamlin made a mistake last week that could have ruined his season.Undeterred after falling below the cutline to rac...

November 10th, 2019 |  


Jackson dazzles as Ravens rout winless Bengals 49-13

Jackson dazzles as Ravens rout winless Bengals 49-13

CINCINNATI (AP) — Lamar Jackson spied a Bengals linebacker closing in and did a 360-degree spin. Nick Vigil was so flummoxed that he fell to the...

November 10th, 2019 |  


Browns hold off Bills 19-16

Browns hold off Bills 19-16

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Browns temporarily stopped another season from slipping away.Baker Mayfield threw a 7-yard touchdown pass to Rashard Higgin...

November 10th, 2019 |  


Ohio State grade card: A lot to like in Buckeyes’ big win

Ohio State grade card: A lot to like in Buckeyes’ big win

A grade card on Ohio State’s 73-14 win over Maryland, which apparently was so devastating it led one of the Terrapins’ recruits to decommi...

November 10th, 2019 |  


Ohio high school football scores for Saturday, Nov. 9

Ohio high school football scores for Saturday, Nov. 9

Saturday’s ScoresQuarterfinalsDivision IV Region 13Cuyahoga Falls CVCA 40, Salem 8Perry 48, Girard 7Poland Seminary 31, Struthers 0Wintersville ...

November 9th, 2019 |  


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LIFESTYLE


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Salute to Veterans: Stories of those who served
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Births
Get This: Michigan hunters use branch saw to free entangled bucks

Get This: Michigan hunters use branch saw to free entangled bucks

BOWNE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Quick-thinking hunters in central Michigan have rescued two deer who literally became locked in battle.WOOD-TV repo...

November 10th, 2019 |  


David Trinko: Remembering a dog’s best friend

David Trinko: Remembering a dog’s best friend

We’ve all heard the saying that a dog is man’s best friend. It turns out it’s a dog’s best friend too.Last week we made the pa...

November 9th, 2019 |  


Old weapons effective as new ones

Old weapons effective as new ones

I was 20 years old when I went to Pleiku, South Vietnam, in January 1968, returning in January 1969. I was a cook in the unit called 573rd Infantry Su...

November 9th, 2019 |  


Normandy still sharp in his mind

Normandy still sharp in his mind

Editor’s note: George Stewart is 96 years old. He landed in Scotland to serve in England, beaches of Normandy, France and Germany.It is hard to ...

November 9th, 2019 |  


Life on and off San Juan Hill

Life on and off San Juan Hill

I was drafted in August 1969 into the Army for two years. I spent about three months in Erlanger, Germany and about 11 months in Duc Pho, South Vietna...

November 9th, 2019 |  


In memory of an uncle lost at sea

In memory of an uncle lost at sea

Editor’s note: James Arnold Frederick writes that he served in the U.S. Air Force from 1965-1969. He served at Tan Son Nhut Air Base, Saigon, Vi...

November 9th, 2019 |  


OPINION


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Letter: Messed up priorities
Jerry Zezima: How to bathe a baby

Jerry Zezima: How to bathe a baby

Even though I haven’t taken a bath since I was a baby, which dates all the way back to the administration of Dwight D. Eisenhower, whose bathing...

November 11th, 2019 |  


Jim Krumel: Inside World War II: Two area soldiers talk of pride, sacrifice

Jim Krumel: Inside World War II: Two area soldiers talk of pride, sacrifice

Tears filled the eyes of Robert Mowery as his emotions got the best of him. He wanted to make it perfectly clear there is no glory in war, only sacrif...

November 11th, 2019 updated: November 11th, 2019. |  


Rediscovering America: A Quiz for Veterans Day

Rediscovering America: A Quiz for Veterans Day

Today is Veterans Day, which has been observed under its current name since 1954 and honors all American veterans.The quiz below, from the Ashbrook Ce...

November 11th, 2019 |  


Letter: Undeniable connection between ALS, military

Letter: Undeniable connection between ALS, military

As we turn our attention to focus on those veterans who have sacrificed to serve our country, I want to bring awareness to an alarming ALS statistic. ...

November 10th, 2019 |  


Tom Purcell: The ending horror of war

Tom Purcell: The ending horror of war

The numbers are sobering, but we can do something about them.The Department of Veterans Affairs’ 2019 National Veteran Suicide Prevention Annual...

November 9th, 2019 |  


BUSINESS


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Plus One agents win awards
St. Rita’s receives ‘A’ safety rating

St. Rita’s receives ‘A’ safety rating

LIMA — Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical Center has received an “A” safety rating from The Leapfrog Group, the highest rating. T...

November 9th, 2019 |  


Slow progress in fields

Slow progress in fields

LIMA — High moisture has slowed the corn harvest down, compounding the results of a late planting season in which many farmers were unable to pl...

November 9th, 2019 |  


Brough recognized by Ohio Bankers League

Brough recognized by Ohio Bankers League

COLUMBUS — Eric Brough, vice president/operations manager at Citizens National Bank, has graduated from the 2019 Ohio Bankers League Bank Manage...

November 9th, 2019 |  


GM UAW workers ponder the point of the strike in light of Ford’s deal

GM UAW workers ponder the point of the strike in light of Ford’s deal

LORDSTOWN, Ohio — General Motors hourly workers Mike Yakim and Sean Crawford are lucky.They each work at a GM factory pretty much guaranteed to ...

November 9th, 2019 |  


Otterbein hires development director

Otterbein hires development director

ST. MARYS — Otterbein St. Marys has hired Karen Jantzi as its new development director.Jantzi has more than 13 years of experience with west cen...

November 9th, 2019 |  


Midwest Electric members donate $14,000

Midwest Electric members donate $14,000

ST. MARYS — Midwest Electric members have donated $14,000 to 13 west central Ohio charities through the electric cooperative’s Community C...

November 9th, 2019 |  


STATE NEWS


Adult brothers deal with memories from abusive childhood

Adult brothers deal with memories from abusive childhood

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Fifteen years in prison isn’t nearly long enough.That’s what the now-grown children who were rescued from an abus...

November 10th, 2019 |  


Toledo Labre Project reaches out to neighbors in need

Toledo Labre Project reaches out to neighbors in need

There’s a difference between talking the talk and walking the walk.At the Toledo Labre Project, the emphasis is placed equally on both.On a rece...

November 10th, 2019 |  


DeWine wants changes in overwhelmed Ohio foster care system

DeWine wants changes in overwhelmed Ohio foster care system

Juliana Barton grew up in a “very dark place.”Abandoned by her mother and raised by an abusive father in Toledo, she finally entered the f...

November 9th, 2019 |  


Ohio Secretary of State office receives bomb threat

Ohio Secretary of State office receives bomb threat

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio Secretary of State’s office in Columbus received a bomb threat on Friday, leading to a police investigation that...

November 8th, 2019 |  


Man charged with string of burglaries gets 20 years

Man charged with string of burglaries gets 20 years

CLEVELAND (AP) — A Cleveland man authorities say led an 18-month barrage of break-ins, armed robberies, shootings and high-speed police chases h...

November 8th, 2019 |  


GM selling shuttered Ohio factory to electric truck maker

GM selling shuttered Ohio factory to electric truck maker

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — General Motors is selling a massive assembly plant it shut down earlier this year in Ohio, a closing that drew threats and s...

November 7th, 2019 |