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OSU-Lima hosting 2019 Honors Colloquium

OSU-Lima hosting 2019 Honors Colloquium

LIMA — Ohio State Lima is hosting the 2019 Honors Colloquium featuring American literary scholar Jonathan Gottschall, author of “The Story...

February 18th, 2019 |  


World stocks mostly rise ahead of more China-US trade talks

World stocks mostly rise ahead of more China-US trade talks

SINGAPORE (AP) — World stocks mostly rose on Monday ahead of more trade talks between Chinese and American officials in Washington this week.Aft...

February 18th, 2019 |  


Jennings Board of Education to meet

Jennings Board of Education to meet

FORT JENNINGS — The Jennings Local School District Board of Education will meet at 7:30 p.m. the third Thursday of each month at Fort Jennings H...

February 18th, 2019 |  


Assistant prosecutor speaks at Rotary Presidents Day lunch

Assistant prosecutor speaks at Rotary Presidents Day lunch

LIMA — Perhaps it was an appropriate topic for a Presidents Day gathering.On a day set aside to honor some of the pillars of a democratic societ...

February 18th, 2019 |  


Heir Force Community School board to meet

Heir Force Community School board to meet

LIMA — The Heir Force Community School will hold a special board meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, at the Impact Center, 2000 N. Cole St., Li...

February 18th, 2019 |  


Illinois massacre victim’s text: ‘I love you, I’ve been shot at work’

Illinois massacre victim’s text: ‘I love you, I’ve been shot at work’

AURORA, Ill. — For Terra Pinkard, the nightmare began with an ominous text from her husband: “I love you, I’ve been shot at work....

February 18th, 2019 |  


SPORTS


Michigan State loses big man but still rolls over OSU 62-44

Michigan State loses big man but still rolls over OSU 62-44

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State shut down Ohio State in the second half despite an injury to Nick Ward.Now the Spartans may be without...

February 17th, 2019 |  


Puig wants to be in Reds everyday lineup.

Puig wants to be in Reds everyday lineup.

GOODYEAR, Ariz. — The prospects gathered in the outfield grass around the veteran. For more than an hour Wednesday, as the rest of the Cincinnat...

February 17th, 2019 |  


Boys basketball roundup: Perry notches 16th victory

Boys basketball roundup: Perry notches 16th victory

PERRY — The Commodores improved to 16-3 on the season with a 62-45 boys basketball victory Saturday night against Botkins.Chazz Jackson had 22 p...

February 17th, 2019 updated: February 17th, 2019. |  


Wrestling: Wapakoneta wins WBL again

Wrestling: Wapakoneta wins WBL again

WAPAKONETA — Winning a league title is a goal for every high school wrestling program.However, winning a league title is not an easy task. There...

February 17th, 2019 updated: February 17th, 2019. |  


Wrestling: Bluffton’s Nassar a four-time NWC champ

Wrestling: Bluffton’s Nassar a four-time NWC champ

HARROD – Bluffton senior Deandre Nassar finished fourth at the 2017-18 Ohio High School Athletic Association State wrestling tournament in the 1...

February 17th, 2019 updated: February 17th, 2019. |  


Boys basketball: LCC uses pressure to extract victory against Celina

Boys basketball: LCC uses pressure to extract victory against Celina

LIMA — Celina was making it tough on Lima Central Catholic to get on a roll.Then, the T-Birds’ leading scorer on the night, Tre Garner, we...

February 17th, 2019 updated: February 17th, 2019. |  


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LIFESTYLE


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Connie Sue and H. Dean French

Connie Sue and H. Dean French

BLUFFTON — Mr. and Mrs. H. Dean French are celebrating 60 years of marriage. A trip out west is planned, and a family celebration will be held a...

February 16th, 2019 |  


101st birthday: Martha Boogher

101st birthday: Martha Boogher

LIMA — Martha Boogher is celebrating her 101st birthday with a party at 11:30 a.m. today at First Baptist Church, 451 N. Cable Road. A card show...

February 16th, 2019 |  


Real Life Mama:

Real Life Mama:

Do you ever just stop in the middle of an ordinary night, look at your babies and think, “Whoa, when did they get so big?” I’m not t...

February 16th, 2019 |  


David Trinko: The value in seeing positive traits

David Trinko: The value in seeing positive traits

The fifth-grade basketball team I coached headed into its first tournament game, and the girls were nervous.Their self-doubt was clearly the biggest i...

February 16th, 2019 |  


Already a King, but maybe president?

Already a King, but maybe president?

NEW YORK — So, Regina King walked into a 99-cent store. And what’d she get? A prophecy on her life.No joke. King was shopping around ̵...

February 15th, 2019 |  


Births

Births

Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical CenterFeb. 14 — Paige and Brandon Hovest, Columbus Grove, girl; Bailey Ripke and Drew DuCheney, Oakwood, b...

February 15th, 2019 |  


OPINION


Jim Krumel: A $20 table with a story behind it

Jim Krumel: A $20 table with a story behind it

Some people have the ability to pull out a treasure from what others believe to be a pile of junk.Lawrence Huffman Sr. was reminded about that when he...

February 17th, 2019 |  


Drug sentencing, more school building money, abortion among Senate GOP priorities

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Reducing state regulations, criminal sentencing overhauls, $100 million for school facilities and making most abortions illegal...

February 17th, 2019 |  


Leonard Pitts: Black History Month that explains why we need Black History Month

Leonard Pitts: Black History Month that explains why we need Black History Month

I keep hearing that I have an obligation to “bring us together.”That’s something white people tell me all the time whenever I write ...

February 16th, 2019 |  


Letter: Aces of asphalt retire in Lima

Letter: Aces of asphalt retire in Lima

Asphalt? Nobody’s fault.Yes, it was no one’s fault but two great local guys decided this winter to call it a career. Mike Fritchie and Den...

February 16th, 2019 |  


Michael Reagan: Damning the Do-Nothings of Congress

Michael Reagan: Damning the Do-Nothings of Congress

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is the looniest lefty I’ve seen elected to Congress in my lifetime.But Ilhan Omar, her fellow rookie House member from ...

February 16th, 2019 |  


Glenn Mollette: Holding my stillborn son

Glenn Mollette: Holding my stillborn son

My wife and I got the news on May 30, 1989. Our full term nine-month old son was dead. Karen had not felt the baby move in a couple of days and when s...

February 16th, 2019 |  


BUSINESS


Lima News staying on Elida Road, looking for tenants

Lima News staying on Elida Road, looking for tenants

LIMA — After evaluating all options, The Lima News decided it didn’t need to relocate its business operations after all. One of Allen Coun...

February 16th, 2019 |  


Smaller refunds surprise early tax filers

Smaller refunds surprise early tax filers

LIMA — Those who filed their taxes early have likely encountered an unwelcome surprise: A lower-than-expected refund, or even an unexpected tax ...

February 16th, 2019 |  


Electric co-op donates to charities

Electric co-op donates to charities

PAULDING — Paulding Putnam Electric members donated $12,300 to nine organizations through the co-op’s operation roundup, through which mem...

February 16th, 2019 |  


Investors face taxes for funds that fell in 2018

Investors face taxes for funds that fell in 2018

NEW YORK — As if the worst year for stocks in nearly a decade weren’t bad enough, many investors now have to pay a tax bill on top of it.T...

February 16th, 2019 |  


Putnam County hospice receives CHAP accreditation

OTTAWA — Putnam County Homecare & Hospice announced that it has received accreditation renewal under Community Health Accreditation Partner,...

February 16th, 2019 |  


Delphos Chamber unveils award nominees

Delphos Chamber unveils award nominees

DELPHOS — The Delphos Chamber of Commerce on Friday unveiled nominations for the 2019 Chamber awards. The nominees are:Nonprofit business or clu...

February 16th, 2019 |  


STATE NEWS


Owner of pit bull that killed Dayton man convicted

Owner of pit bull that killed Dayton man convicted

DAYTON — A Dayton man was convicted Friday for failing to control a pit bull that killed a 60-year-old Air Force veteran in 2017.Anthony D. Aust...

February 16th, 2019 |  


Ohio lawmaker seeks to reform welfare programs

Ohio lawmaker seeks to reform welfare programs

HAMILTON — Operators of Butler County public assistance programs say a bill introduced by a local lawmaker meant to streamline some welfare prog...

February 16th, 2019 |  


Report: Congressman suspects theft from campaign account

Report: Congressman suspects theft from campaign account

CLEVELAND (AP) — The re-election committee for an Ohio Republican congressman told the Federal Election Commission it suspects the campaign̵...

February 16th, 2019 |  


Ohio’s income tax revenue slumps in past two months

Ohio’s income tax revenue slumps in past two months

COLUMBUS — For two consecutive months, Ohio income tax collections have fallen noticeably short of estimates, although overall tax revenue remai...

February 16th, 2019 |  


Ohio sends incorrect tax form to about 9,000 people

Ohio sends incorrect tax form to about 9,000 people

COLUMBUS — About 9,000 people who collected money last year from Ohio’s unclaimed-funds operation have received a tax form that includes i...

February 16th, 2019 |  


Sherrod Brown defends decision not to endorse Green New Deal

Sherrod Brown defends decision not to endorse Green New Deal

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Sherrod Brown, a potential 2020 Democratic presidential contender, shrugged off arguments from liberals on Tuesday that s...

February 12th, 2019 |