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18 children killed in Texas school shooting
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Taco Bell opening on former Red Pig Inn site
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LCC to induct four into Hall of Fame
ODOT drivers compete in roadeo

ODOT drivers compete in roadeo

LIMA — The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) District 1 held its annual truck and loader roadeo; the first since 2019. The event also fea...

May 25th, 2022 updated: May 25th, 2022. |  


Ohioans got short shrift as map fight dragged on

Ohioans got short shrift as map fight dragged on

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Accusations have flown for months over who’s to blame for Ohio’s protracted redistricting predicament — a mes...

May 25th, 2022 updated: May 25th, 2022. |  


Biden’s plan for free community college has stalled, but at some schools, it’s happening

Biden’s plan for free community college has stalled, but at some schools, it’s happening

CHICAGO — When Diana Anisova was a high school freshman in Chicago’s northwest suburbs, she heard about a program that would let her atten...

May 25th, 2022 updated: May 25th, 2022. |  


Kiwanis learn of pre-trial services program

Kiwanis learn of pre-trial services program

LIMA — With a lengthy employment history as a corrections officer, including a number of years as a member of the Lima Police Department, Shanno...

May 25th, 2022 updated: May 25th, 2022. |  


Stock market slump unsettling Americans eying retirement

Stock market slump unsettling Americans eying retirement

Americans on the cusp of retiring are facing a tough choice as they watch their nest eggs shrink: Stay the course or keep working.A stock market slump...

May 24th, 2022 |  


Police calls

Police calls

LIMA POLICE800 block of West O’Connor Avenue, Lima — Police responded to a fight in progress Monday.600 block of Calumet Avenue, Lima R...

May 24th, 2022 |  


SPORTS


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Cubs power past Reds 11-4
Dixon leads Indy 500 qualifiers

Dixon leads Indy 500 qualifiers

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Scott Dixon used a breathtaking run of more than 234 mph to post the fastest Indianapolis 500 pole run in history. The New Z...

May 22nd, 2022 updated: May 22nd, 2022. |  


Votto’s first home run of season gives Reds 3-2 win

Votto’s first home run of season gives Reds 3-2 win

TORONTO (AP) — Joey Votto hit a tiebreaking homer in the eighth inning and the Cincinnati Reds held on to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 3-2 on Sund...

May 22nd, 2022 |  


Browns sign Clowney to 1-year contract

Browns sign Clowney to 1-year contract

CLEVELAND —Myles Garrett and rookie Perrion Winfrey both got their wish Sunday, with the Browns re-signing defensive end Jadeveon Clowney. He ag...

May 22nd, 2022 |  


Roundup: Shawnee’s Burke finishes third at D-II tennis district

Roundup: Shawnee’s Burke finishes third at D-II tennis district

PORT CLINTON — Shawnee’s Gabe Burke finished third during Saturday’s Division II boys district tournament at VonThron-Hablitzel Tenn...

May 21st, 2022 |  


Reds fall to Blue Jays

Reds fall to Blue Jays

TORONTO — Bo Bichette hit two home runs, pitcher Alek Manoah matched his career high by working eight innings, and the Toronto Blue Jays beat th...

May 21st, 2022 |  


Horstman, Mueller, Sherman win at Limaland

Horstman, Mueller, Sherman win at Limaland

LIMA — Limaland Motorsports Park swung open the gates Friday night as Mercy Health presented the 23rd annual “Run for the Rabbit,” h...

May 21st, 2022 |  


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Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical CenterMay 20 — Cynthia and Patrick Sterchak, Van Wert, boy.May 21 — Suzanne and Alex Fuerst, Lima, ...

May 22nd, 2022 |  


Lima Public Library Book Reviews

Lima Public Library Book Reviews

FICTIONThe Unquiet Dead by Stacie MurphyThree months after her harrowing experience on Blackwell’s Island, Amelia is settling back into her work...

May 22nd, 2022 |  


On Gardening: Graceful Tut family creates true container elegance

On Gardening: Graceful Tut family creates true container elegance

Prince Tut and the dwarf exquisite Queen Tut papyrus grasses have put the proverbial ta-da in ‘The Garden Guy’s containers this year. The ...

May 21st, 2022 |  


Real Life Mama: Fighting for the tooth

Real Life Mama: Fighting for the tooth

Do you remember your tooth-pulling stage when you were a kid? Man, I do. If a tooth so much as wiggled, I was up all night that same night cranking it...

May 21st, 2022 |  


Living with Children: How can I discourage daughter’s friendship with a brat?

Living with Children: How can I discourage daughter’s friendship with a brat?

Q: My best friend’s 6-year-old daughter is an only child and a spoiled brat. She screams at her parents when she doesn’t get her way, alwa...

May 21st, 2022 |  


David Trinko: Lima Soap Box Derby rolls to a stop for ‘22

David Trinko: Lima Soap Box Derby rolls to a stop for ‘22

Those kid and parent-built racers won’t be blazing down the hill at Faurot Park with nostalgic runs this summer.Steve Skinner sure hopes they...

May 21st, 2022 |  


OPINION


Holy Cow! History: Memorial Day’s 25 birthplaces

Holy Cow! History: Memorial Day’s 25 birthplaces

So, you want to spend this Memorial Day in the town where the holiday began. Take your pick. After all, you have 25 communities to choose from.Experts...

May 24th, 2022 |  


Phil Hugo: Lessons in work; gifts from the elders

Phil Hugo: Lessons in work; gifts from the elders

I’m standing at the rear of our SUV, the lift gate open, staring at several bags of groceries and a gallon of milk. Should I try to manhandle ni...

May 24th, 2022 |  


Jerry Zezima: A brave grandfather branches out

Jerry Zezima: A brave grandfather branches out

I used to think the high point of grandparenthood was doing incredibly silly things with my grandchildren. Now I realize I am not the top grandfather ...

May 24th, 2022 |  


Today’s editorial cartoons

Today’s editorial cartoons

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May 24th, 2022 |  


Leonard Pitts Jr.: The Republican Party stands for the Republican Party

Leonard Pitts Jr.: The Republican Party stands for the Republican Party

So it looks like they finally found their red line.Meaning the Republican Party. Tuesday, the GOP seems to have finally identified the barrier no Repu...

May 22nd, 2022 |  


Letter: We were warned here about UFOs

Letter: We were warned here about UFOs

John P. Timmerman must be laughing up his holy sleeve in Heaven because he told us, years ago, about UFOs, and we all ignored him.Peggy BakerLima .neF...

May 21st, 2022 |  


BUSINESS


Shawnee Pools business staying in the family

Shawnee Pools business staying in the family

SHAWNEE TOWNSHIP — Bob and Connie Sutherland have been in the swimming pool business for 53 years, and it all started from an ad in the newspape...

May 21st, 2022 |  


Legal-Ease: Sometimes the law is simply unfair

Legal-Ease: Sometimes the law is simply unfair

Sometimes the law is incredibly consistent, simple and easy to understand. Other times, especially in certain areas of the law, the law consists of mu...

May 21st, 2022 |  


Artondale offers private units

Artondale offers private units

EUGENE, ORE. – You can see the Craftsman influence in the exterior of the Artondale, from the use of shingles in the gable ends to the stone-bas...

May 21st, 2022 |  


Reghan Winkler: Avoiding the scammy contractor

Reghan Winkler: Avoiding the scammy contractor

How did a Chesterfield, Virginia couple turn $800 into more than $5000 in just a few months?This isn’t a story of $5000 in earnings, but of loss...

May 21st, 2022 |  


Land transfers, May 12-18

Land transfers, May 12-18

The trend of the real estate market in Allen County is shown by the following report, for the week running May 12 through 18. Figures reflect the sell...

May 21st, 2022 |  


Elwer to lead 172nd Allen County Fair

Elwer to lead 172nd Allen County Fair

LIMA — Starting just two weeks ago, Monday, May 2, 21-year-old Troy Elwer is now the new Promotions and Operations Manager of the Allen County F...

May 14th, 2022 updated: May 16th, 2022. |  


STATE NEWS


Neighborhood dispute ends with Portage Co. police fatally shooting woman

Neighborhood dispute ends with Portage Co. police fatally shooting woman

WINDHAM TOWNSHIP, Ohio — A dispute between neighbors ended when police shot and killed a 66-year-old woman who was armed with a gun, authorities...

May 16th, 2022 |  


More high schoolers graduating with associate degree already in hand

More high schoolers graduating with associate degree already in hand

DAYTON — A growing number of high school students have gotten an associate degree through local community colleges before graduating from high s...

May 10th, 2022 |  


Ohio legal pot backers sue over disputed petition deadline

Ohio legal pot backers sue over disputed petition deadline

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Supporters of recreational marijuana legalization in Ohio have sued state legislative leaders in an anticipated dispute ov...

May 2nd, 2022 |  


Ohio judge again blocks abortion law that threatened clinics

Ohio judge again blocks abortion law that threatened clinics

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A judge has blocked early enforcement of an Ohio abortion law signed in December that included additional licensing requir...

April 20th, 2022 updated: April 20th, 2022. |  


Ohio prisons ramp up fight against contraband

Ohio prisons ramp up fight against contraband

COLUMBUS, Ohio — From X-ray body scanners to anti-drone technology, the state is ramping up efforts to keep contraband out of Ohio prisons as dr...

April 12th, 2022 |  


Disputed maps won’t stop Ohio’s May 3 primary

Disputed maps won’t stop Ohio’s May 3 primary

COLUMBUS — Despite the uncertainty raised over the date of Ohio’s primary election, the state is ready to move forward with early voting T...

April 3rd, 2022 |