NEWS


Bluffton Arts & Crafts Festival moves to new location

Bluffton Arts & Crafts Festival moves to new location

BLUFFTON — The Bluffton Arts & Crafts Festival will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 4 at 246 Cherry St., Bluffton.This Bluff...

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 |  


Lima Astronomical Society hosting viewing program all summer

Lima Astronomical Society hosting viewing program all summer

LIMA — The Lima Astronomical Society will hold its free “Summer Viewing Program” starting at 9 p.m. each Friday night in June throug...

May 21st, 2022 |  


CrimeStoppers

CrimeStoppers

LIMA — Area law-enforcement officials are looking for information about crimes or people listed in this graphic. The Lima/Allen-Putnam County Cr...

May 21st, 2022 |  


Two diplomas in one month for Delphos grad

Two diplomas in one month for Delphos grad

DELPHOS — Lizzie Chung graduated from Delphos Jefferson High school Saturday.That was her second graduation this month.She graduated from The Oh...

May 21st, 2022 |  


SPORTS


Roundup: Lincolnview secures D-IV district softball crown

Roundup: Lincolnview secures D-IV district softball crown

WAPAKONETA — Lincolnview earned a regional semifinal spot with a 10-5 Division IV district final victory Friday against Fort Recovery.Zadria Kin...

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


Track & field: Van Wert boys, Celina girls win district team titles

Track & field: Van Wert boys, Celina girls win district team titles

DEFIANCE — Just count to four. With the heavy wind gusts Friday, most runners realized that it was going to be a huge challenge to set personal ...

May 20th, 2022 |  


Baseball: Bath advances to district semifinals

Baseball: Bath advances to district semifinals

COLUMBUS GROVE — Bath right-hander Skyler Lhamon had men on base staring at him nearly every inning.But he kept finding ways to escape serious d...

May 20th, 2022 |  


Baseball: Wapakoneta blanks St. Marys, 2-0

Baseball: Wapakoneta blanks St. Marys, 2-0

WAPAKONETA — Pitching duels are not uncommon in the postseason and that was the case after Wapakoneta downed St. Marys, 2-0, to win the Division...

May 20th, 2022 |  


Weisenburger puts ‘some life back into his season’

Weisenburger puts ‘some life back into his season’

Kyle Weisenburger put “some life back into his season” with a good three-day performance last week on Lake Gunthersville during the fourth...

May 20th, 2022 |  


Softball: Bath prevents St. Marys repeat

Softball: Bath prevents St. Marys repeat

Winning the game and getting to play for a district championship on Saturday was the best part of an 11-1 win over St. Marys in a Division II district...

May 19th, 2022 updated: May 20th, 2022. |  


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LIFESTYLE


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 |  


What readers thought of Oscar Isaac’s Met Gala dress

What readers thought of Oscar Isaac’s Met Gala dress

For last week’s Sunday Best, I asked what you thought of Oscar Isaac’s trompe-l’œil dress at the Met Gala, and I got far too ma...

May 21st, 2022 |  


What to wear to the office?

What to wear to the office?

Dear Answer Angel Ellen: I’ve always had trouble figuring out what to wear to the office every day. So, working from home during COVID-19 has be...

May 21st, 2022 |  


Under Armour looks to ‘Career Combine’

Under Armour looks to ‘Career Combine’

BALTIMORE — Under Armour looked no farther than its own Baltimore backyard to launch what it considers a key piece of a sweeping global initiati...

May 21st, 2022 |  


Build, race and wreck the Lego Ferrari of your dreams

Build, race and wreck the Lego Ferrari of your dreams

Kids who dream of becoming Formula 1 race car drivers and their parents who grew up playing with Matchbox cars will have a blast building their own Le...

May 21st, 2022 |  


Drinking is part of restaurant industry culture

Drinking is part of restaurant industry culture

SEATTLE — In many bars and restaurants, alcohol plays a central role in the event of dining out. It’s there for celebrations or commiserat...

May 21st, 2022 |  


OPINION


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 |  


Michael Reagan: Biden is color blind on shootings

Michael Reagan: Biden is color blind on shootings

On and on it goes.Another lone wacko, a white 18-year-old, went on a well-planned killing spree in a supermarket in a Black neighborhood of Buffalo.It...

May 21st, 2022 |  


Sharon Tyson Tover: Victims need HB 343’s reforms

Sharon Tyson Tover: Victims need HB 343’s reforms

In 2008 I was kidnapped and raped.It was not until June 2021 that I came forward, reported my story and started my path to justice. It took me over 10...

May 21st, 2022 |  


Lori Borgman: Our screens unite and divide us

Lori Borgman: Our screens unite and divide us

Every day my inbox fills with emails from public relations firms, angling for a plug for an author’s book or a new study on children. I delete m...

May 21st, 2022 |  


John Grindrod: A commercial from yesteryear, a problem still today

John Grindrod: A commercial from yesteryear, a problem still today

Iron Eyes Cody was an American actor who I’m pretty sure many, especially guys, of my generation would recognize. The 1950s and early ‘60s...

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 |  


BUSINESS


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. |  


The Week Ahead: Draining the proverbial punch bowl for investors

The Week Ahead: Draining the proverbial punch bowl for investors

It was a heckuva party and now the hangover has set in. The S&P 500 stock index is down about 20 percent from its pandemic high. The NASDAQ Compos...

May 14th, 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 |