NEWS


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Stock drops; pressure on Ford CEO
Allen County’s probate/juvenile judge won’t seek re-election

Allen County’s probate/juvenile judge won’t seek re-election

LIMA — When Allen County Democrats go to the polls to cast their ballots in the March 2020 primary election, they’ll find a familiar name ...

February 24th, 2020 |  


Squabble between Elida school board, village headed to court

Squabble between Elida school board, village headed to court

ELIDA — An Allen County judge will hear arguments Thursday to determine if the Village of Elida is acting within the parameters of a 2018 ordina...

February 24th, 2020 updated: February 24th, 2020. |  


Jim Krumel: ‘Got Milk?’ a sign of past for dairy farmer

Jim Krumel: ‘Got Milk?’ a sign of past for dairy farmer

When you’re heading south on state Route 117 toward Indian Lake, it is hard to miss the big “Got Milk?” sign.It is planted on Roger ...

February 24th, 2020 updated: February 24th, 2020. |  


Recker, Rayle seek Putnam County recorder seat

Recker, Rayle seek Putnam County recorder seat

OTTAWA — Troy Recker and Lori Rayle are running as Republicans in the March 17 primary for the Putnam County recorder seat.Recker’s wife, ...

February 24th, 2020 updated: February 24th, 2020. |  


Youth Profile: Allen East’s Kristin Whitley excels despite diabetes

Youth Profile: Allen East’s Kristin Whitley excels despite diabetes

HARROD — Kristin Whitley, a 17-year-old junior at Allen East High School, hopes to study endocrinology in college. She wants to help people deal...

February 24th, 2020 updated: February 24th, 2020. |  


SPORTS


8:28 am
Updated: 8:32 am. |   
Can’t make up stories like these tournament runs
Reed shows his moxie and wins Mexico Championship

Reed shows his moxie and wins Mexico Championship

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Patrick Reed made it hard for anyone to question his moxie.A week that began with Brooks Koepka saying he thought Reed cheate...

February 23rd, 2020 |  


Logano overcomes missed pit call to win at Las Vegas

Logano overcomes missed pit call to win at Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The adjustments to a major offseason overhaul at Team Penske continued Sunday at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, where miscommunicati...

February 23rd, 2020 |  


Girls basketball: Ottawa-Glandorf rolls to sectional crown

Girls basketball: Ottawa-Glandorf rolls to sectional crown

BLUFFTON — Ottawa-Glandorf never gave Hicksville a chance to breathe.The Titans came out pressing and the Aces crumbled under the pressure.Ottaw...

February 22nd, 2020 updated: February 23rd, 2020. |  


Roundup: Perry tops McComb in boys basketball

Roundup: Perry tops McComb in boys basketball

Boys basketballPerry 89,McComb 45PERRY TOWNSHIP — Perry’s Brayden Knight pumped in 29 points and Chazz Jackson added 26 points. Ryan Yings...

February 22nd, 2020 updated: February 23rd, 2020. |  


Ohio girls, boys high school basketball scores for Saturday, Feb. 22

Ohio girls, boys high school basketball scores for Saturday, Feb. 22

Girls BasketballBerlin Hiland 62, W. Lafayette Ridgewood 4Oak Hill 50, Portsmouth W. 32Warsaw River View 53, Wintersville Indian Creek 50OHSAA State T...

February 22nd, 2020 |  


Bowling: Wapakoneta boys, girls collect sectional titles

Bowling: Wapakoneta boys, girls collect sectional titles

The Division I high school bowling district Saturday at Astro Lanes in Wapakoneta promises to be a major shootout . Someplace Wapak kicked out a split...

February 22nd, 2020 updated: February 23rd, 2020. |  


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LIFESTYLE


Births

Births

Lima Memorial Health SystemFeb. 20 — Alicia and Jimmy Marshall, Lim,a boy; Ajan Mowery and Jonathon Downey, Lima, boy.Feb. 21 — Miranda Pr...

February 23rd, 2020 updated: February 23rd, 2020. |  


95th birthday: Bernice Dunn

95th birthday: Bernice Dunn

LIMA — Bernice “Bernie” Dunn is celebrating her 95th birthday.She was born Feb. 21, 1925, to Jesse and Goldie Place. On Oct. 30, 194...

February 22nd, 2020 |  


“The Photograph” – PG-13

“The Photograph” – PG-13

The Story“I like my work,” said late photographer Christina Eames (voice of Chante Adams), “but I wish I was as good at love as I am...

February 22nd, 2020 |  


Real Life Mama: By sheer power of will

Real Life Mama: By sheer power of will

This is not a pregnancy announcement. I feel the need to start off with that so as to make sure we are all on the same page. Our family is complete. A...

February 22nd, 2020 |  


David Trinko: A bedtime story without much sleeping

David Trinko: A bedtime story without much sleeping

When most of our children were little, I dreamed about them going to bed at 8 p.m., so my wife and I could stay awake and get some things done. Then t...

February 22nd, 2020 |  


OWN’s ‘Cherish the Day’ is a rare celebration of black love

OWN’s ‘Cherish the Day’ is a rare celebration of black love

LOS ANGELES (AP) — To separate filmmaker and TV producer Ava DuVernay’s trenchant, history-driven projects, including “Selma” ...

February 21st, 2020 |  


OPINION


Letter: Tired of cable monopoly

Letter: Tired of cable monopoly

I want to express the disappointment in our present cable provider.I do not know how many people are having trouble accessing their webmail, but this ...

February 23rd, 2020 |  


School grade card: ‘F’ for EdChoice

School grade card: ‘F’ for EdChoice

I thought it only fitting that I write this letter on President’s Day. I am very upset with Ed Choice and the local representatives, state legis...

February 22nd, 2020 |  


Letter: America should be about freedom

Letter: America should be about freedom

It is easy to condemn someone’s political beliefs and ideology. Fine. In his recent column, Mr.Figley did do this about Democrats. Then be a man...

February 22nd, 2020 |  


Georgia city sues drug company

ATLANTA _ The city of Marietta, Ga., has filed a class action lawsuit against a drug company after the price of a decades-old medicine went from $40 a...

February 22nd, 2020 |  


Letter: Divide and conquer

Letter: Divide and conquer

I am writing in response to Tom Riegle’s letter in Your View on Thursday, Feb. 13, and also Bob Riley’s letter on Sunday, Feb. 16.First fo...

February 22nd, 2020 |  


BUSINESS


8:15 am
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Celebrating Our Spirit
Options available for affordable FHA-approved homes

Options available for affordable FHA-approved homes

Americans took out nearly $150 billion in loans backed by the Federal Housing Administration to buy homes in 2018. Nearly 83% of those FHA borrowers w...

February 22nd, 2020 |  


Liz Weston: Beware of these overhyped financial strategies

Liz Weston: Beware of these overhyped financial strategies

A good rule of thumb when you’re trying to eat healthy is to beware of any food you see advertised. The most beneficial fare — whole grain...

February 22nd, 2020 |  


Three Paulding Putnam Electric trustees reelected

Three Paulding Putnam Electric trustees reelected

PAULDING — Paulding Putnam Electric Cooperative trustees Joseph Kohnen, District 1; Dr. John Saxton, District 6; and Dr. Ronald Black, District ...

February 22nd, 2020 |  


Make your brand loyalty pay off

Make your brand loyalty pay off

Blogger Dani Austin of Dallas, Texas, logged into her Southwest Airlines account a few days before the end of 2019.Shortly after, she and her husband,...

February 22nd, 2020 |  


Midwest Electric directors, employees earn leadership credentials

Midwest Electric directors, employees earn leadership credentials

ST. MARYS — Midwest Electric Director Gary Profit has earned a board leadership certificate from the National Rural Electric Cooperative Associa...

February 22nd, 2020 |  


Edward Jones makes FORTUNE best places to work

LIMA — Financial services company Edward Jones was chosen as the seventh-best company to work for by FORTUNE magazine and Great Place to Work, a...

February 22nd, 2020 |  


STATE NEWS


Ohio State presidential search committee to keep finalists secret

Ohio State presidential search committee to keep finalists secret

COLUMBUS — Ohio State University’s presidential search committee intends to keep the names of job finalists concealed until they have a si...

February 21st, 2020 |  


Ex-Ohio State football players charged with rape, kidnapping

Ex-Ohio State football players charged with rape, kidnapping

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A grand jury indicted two former Ohio State football players on Friday on charges of rape and kidnapping after authorities...

February 21st, 2020 |  


Amendment resubmission certified

Amendment resubmission certified

COLUMBUS — The Ohio Attorney General’s Office today certified a resubmitted summary of a petition for a proposed amendment to the Ohio Con...

February 21st, 2020 |  


Meth back? Never went away

Meth back? Never went away

While some Ohio law enforcement officers say they’re seeing a resurgence of methamphetamine, central Ohio agencies say the drug never really fad...

February 21st, 2020 |  


Astronaut who served at Wright-Patterson honored by Ohio

Astronaut who served at Wright-Patterson honored by Ohio

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine has honored an Ohio native with strong ties to Wright Patterson Air Force Base, one who became an Air Force fighter pilot and th...

February 21st, 2020 |  


Ohio BMV may allow online document submission in Real ID applications

Ohio BMV may allow online document submission in Real ID applications

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio is looking into whether to allow residents to digitally submit the supporting documents needed to get a new higher-securit...

February 21st, 2020 |