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Perry Township Trustees to meet
Village of Bluffton pathway board to meet

Village of Bluffton pathway board to meet

BLUFFTON — The Village of Bluffton Pathway Board will meet at noon Thursday, May 2, at Town Hall, 154 N. Main St., Bluffton. The Ordinance Commi...

April 25th, 2019 |  


Red Cross blood donation in Van Wert

Red Cross blood donation in Van Wert

VAN WERT — There will be a blood donation opportunity from 1 to 6 p.m. Friday, May 3, at Van Wert Health North, 214 Towne Center Blvd., Van Wert...

April 25th, 2019 |  


Lori Borgman: Surely we weren’t in the same house at the same time

Lori Borgman: Surely we weren’t in the same house at the same time

How is it that a group of people can be in the same house at the same time, experience the same event, yet have markedly different memories?The way I ...

April 25th, 2019 |  


Red Cross blood donation scheduled in Kenton

Red Cross blood donation scheduled in Kenton

KENTON — There will be a blood donation opportunity from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, May 3, at Simon Kenton School, 705 N. Ida St., Kenton. .neFile...

April 25th, 2019 |  


Red Cross blood donation in Van Wert

Red Cross blood donation in Van Wert

VAN WERT — There will be a blood donation opportunity from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, May 2, at Van Wert Manor, 160 Fox Road, Van Wert. .neFile...

April 25th, 2019 |  


Red Cross blood donation in Delphos

Red Cross blood donation in Delphos

DELPHOS — There will be a blood donation opportunity from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Thursday, May 2, at the Eagles, 1600 E. Fifth St., Delphos. .n...

April 25th, 2019 |  


SPORTS


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Boys basketball: Best resigns at Crestview
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Elida slides past Kalida
Harden helps Rockets eliminate Jazz with 100-93 win

Harden helps Rockets eliminate Jazz with 100-93 win

HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden scored 26 points and the Houston Rockets outlasted the Utah Jazz 100-93 on Wednesday night to win their first-round ...

April 24th, 2019 |  


Braves pitching, Puig error add up to 3-1 win over Reds

Braves pitching, Puig error add up to 3-1 win over Reds

CINCINNATI (AP) — With clutch hitting virtually non-existent, Atlanta’s pitching and Yasiel Puig’s leaky defense made the difference...

April 24th, 2019 |  


Ramirez, Bauers get key hits as Indians beat Marlins 6-2

Ramirez, Bauers get key hits as Indians beat Marlins 6-2

CLEVELAND (AP) — Indians manager Terry Francona showed off his skills as a prognosticator before Wednesday’s game against Miami.Asked abou...

April 24th, 2019 |  


Bruins and Blue Jackets ready for 1st playoff matchup

Bruins and Blue Jackets ready for 1st playoff matchup

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Bruins have home-ice advantage through a potential trip to the Stanley Cup Final, and they have the Columbus Blue Jacke...

April 24th, 2019 |  


Spartan netters garner win

Spartan netters garner win

HIGH SCHOOLTennisLima Senior 4, Toledo Whitmer 1TOLEDO — Lima Senior picked up its first win of the season and got singles wins from Phillip Kor...

April 24th, 2019 |  


Roethlisberger to remain with Steelers through 2021

Roethlisberger to remain with Steelers through 2021

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers have reiterated repeatedly during an eventful offseason that quarterback Ben Roethlisberger remains th...

April 24th, 2019 |  


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LIFESTYLE


Births

Births

Lima Memorial Health SystemApril 24 — Patricia and Alexander Casey I, Cridersville, girl; Erick and Gary Cox, Harrod, girl; Skyler Delong and J...

April 25th, 2019 |  


‘Jeopardy!’ champ passes $1 million mark

‘Jeopardy!’ champ passes $1 million mark

NEW YORK — There’s no truth to the rumor that James Holzhauer is a cyborg created to be the perfect “Jeopardy!” contestant.But...

April 25th, 2019 updated: April 25th, 2019. |  


Births

Births

Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical CenterApril 22 — Ceara and Casey Caudill, Elida, boy; Brandy and Maurice Gibson, Delphos, boy; Lauren and ...

April 24th, 2019 |  


William Paul Gallagher Post

William Paul Gallagher Post

LIMA — He was barely 21 when he left to become a soldier of the Great War and barely 22 when he was killed more than 4,000 miles from the place ...

April 23rd, 2019 |  


Births

Births

Lima Memorial Health SystemApril 16 — Brittani and Dan Neeley, Harrod, girl.April 18 — Tara and Alexander Robertson, Lima, girl.April 19...

April 23rd, 2019 |  


Sheryl Crow records ‘Redemption Day’ with Johnny Cash vocals

Sheryl Crow records ‘Redemption Day’ with Johnny Cash vocals

HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. — Sheryl Crow has released a political and spiritual song about war featuring vocals from the late Johnny Cash that will b...

April 23rd, 2019 |  


OPINION


Columbus Dispatch: Nuclear power bill raises too many questions

Columbus Dispatch: Nuclear power bill raises too many questions

Backers of a bill that would bail out Ohio’s two nuclear power plants claim it is the comprehensive energy policy our state needs to move toward...

April 24th, 2019 |  


George Will: Politicians have no qualms about borrowing from the future

George Will: Politicians have no qualms about borrowing from the future

WASHINGTON — Pursed lips and clucked tongues signaled disapproval among the wise and responsible when, at a recent televised event, Sen. Bernie ...

April 24th, 2019 |  


Letter: RTA provides lifeline for county

Letter: RTA provides lifeline for county

The function of arteries and veins is to carry blood throughout the human body. These blood vessels carry blood to the arms, legs, heart, lungs and ot...

April 24th, 2019 |  


Chris Erskine: A sloppy kiss, wake-up call and reminder

Chris Erskine: A sloppy kiss, wake-up call and reminder

It’s 5 a.m. and something hairy and heated is atop my chest, gnawing at my mouth. Slurp. Slurp. Nibble. Nibble. Wake up, wake up, wake up …...

April 24th, 2019 |  


Cal Thomas: Democrats’ witch hunt has just begun

Cal Thomas: Democrats’ witch hunt has just begun

Objectivity, like Elvis, long ago left the building in Washington and so the report by Special Counsel Robert Mueller is being read and interpreted th...

April 23rd, 2019 |  


Editorial: Midwest farmers need Congress to act on trade

If you’ve been on a rural highway in the Midwest lately, you possibly have seen a 25-foot RV with the logo “Farmers for Free Trade,”...

April 23rd, 2019 |  


BUSINESS


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Allen County sees record low unemployment
Home’s condition more important than location

Home’s condition more important than location

In today’s market, many real-estate professionals suggest the three most important things for home sellers, especially first-time sellers, are c...

April 22nd, 2019 |  


Employers recognized for workplace safety

COLUMBUS — Forty-nine area employers were recognized by Gov. Mike DeWine and the Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation for going one year without ...

April 20th, 2019 |  


Liz Weston: 5 travel rewards myths that could cost you

Liz Weston: 5 travel rewards myths that could cost you

Twenty-four years ago, I knew so little about travel rewards that I took an around-the-world trip without signing up for a single frequent traveler pr...

April 20th, 2019 |  


Sears sues ex-CEO

Sears sues ex-CEO

CHICAGO — Sears Holdings Corp. has filed a lawsuit against its former chairman and CEO, Edward Lampert, and his hedge fund, claiming they wrongl...

April 20th, 2019 |  


MHCO employees nominated for STAR awards

MHCO employees nominated for STAR awards

ST. MARYS — Mennonite Home Communities of Ohio employees were nominated for LeadingAge Ohio STAR Awards.Those employees include Sandi Schaublin,...

April 20th, 2019 |  


Real Living CCR agents win agency awards

Real Living CCR agents win agency awards

LIMA — Real Living CCR agents were recognized for their work in 2018.Greg Stolly and Lisa Wenger were each awarded the real estate agency’...

April 20th, 2019 |  


STATE NEWS


North Korea demanded US pay $2M for captured student in coma

North Korea demanded US pay $2M for captured student in coma

WASHINGTON (AP) — North Korea insisted the U.S. agree to pay $2 million in medical costs in 2017 before it released detained American college st...

April 25th, 2019 |  


Strip club dancers sue vice cops, claim retaliatory charges

Strip club dancers sue vice cops, claim retaliatory charges

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Six strip club dancers wrongly faced criminal charges under retaliation by two officers from a Columbus vice unit that was...

April 25th, 2019 |  


Inmates sue over what they call inhumane conditions at jail

Inmates sue over what they call inhumane conditions at jail

Twenty current and former inmates at a troubled county jail in Cleveland say in a lawsuit that they repeatedly have been denied medication or mental h...

April 24th, 2019 updated: April 24th, 2019. |  


AP joins global initiative to expand reporting on religion

The Associated Press is joining with the Religion News Service and the nonprofit publisher The Conversation to form a global initiative to expand news...

April 24th, 2019 |  


US expands probe into air bag failures to 12.3M vehicles

US expands probe into air bag failures to 12.3M vehicles

DETROIT (AP) — U.S. auto safety regulators have expanded an investigation into malfunctioning air bag controls to include 12.3 million vehicles ...

April 23rd, 2019 |  


Hospital settles 3 lawsuits in excessive dose claims

Hospital settles 3 lawsuits in excessive dose claims

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio hospital system where an intensive care doctor is accused of ordering excessive doses of painkillers for dozens o...

April 23rd, 2019 |