NEWS


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Rhodes State hosting open house
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School delays and closings for Monday, Feb. 18
Delphos library hosting Dyslexia session

Delphos library hosting Dyslexia session

DELPHOS — There will be a Dyslexia information session at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20, in the First Edition Building of the Delphos Public Libr...

February 17th, 2019 |  


Elida Board of Education to meet

Elida Board of Education to meet

ELIDA — The Elida Local Schools Board of Education will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19, in the high school community room, 401 E. North St., El...

February 17th, 2019 |  


Allen East’s Gillespie hopes to take over family farm

Allen East’s Gillespie hopes to take over family farm

HARROD — Kade Gillespie, 17, a senior from Allen East High School, has a smile a mile wide and an optimistic, carefree spirit as he winds down h...

February 17th, 2019 |  


Small crowd for ‘Peg + Cat’ at Civic Center

Small crowd for ‘Peg + Cat’ at Civic Center

LIMA — The popular PBS kids show “Peg + Cat” took to the stage Sunday at Veterans Memorial Civic Center in Lima.The live-action perf...

February 17th, 2019 |  


Roadway Advisory issued for Allen County

Roadway Advisory issued for Allen County

LIMA — A Level 1 Roadway Advisory has been issued for Allen County, according to the sheriff’s office.The advisory came into effect as of ...

February 17th, 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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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 |  


Niswonger brings technicality central stage

Niswonger brings technicality central stage

VAN WERT — The King’s Singers will bring a unique and technical sound to the stage of the Niswonger Performing Arts Center this weekend.Th...

February 14th, 2019 |  


Pow wow provides chance to share, learn about culture

Pow wow provides chance to share, learn about culture

LIMA — Those interested in learning more about Native American culture will have the chance do to so at the 10th annual Honoring our Native Heri...

February 14th, 2019 |  


Pompeii dig uncovers Narcissus fresco

Pompeii dig uncovers Narcissus fresco

MILAN — Archaeologists have discovered a fresco in an ancient Pompeii residence that portrays the mythological hunter Narcissus, who fell in lov...

February 14th, 2019 |  


OPINION


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 |  


Jay Ambrose: Is Kamala Harris the answer for Dems? Scares me

Jay Ambrose: Is Kamala Harris the answer for Dems? Scares me

She’s progressive, she’s smart, she’s tough and it’s a good thing that Sen. Kamala Harris right now seems to be standing in th...

February 16th, 2019 |  


BUSINESS


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 |  


Land transfers, Feb. 7-13

Land transfers, Feb. 7-13

The trend of the real estate market in Allen County is shown by the following report, for the week running Feb. 7 through 13, 2019. Figures reflect th...

February 16th, 2019 |  


Cheryl Parson: Looking for love online requires some skepticism

Cheryl Parson: Looking for love online requires some skepticism

In an article about online dating on Psychology Today’s website, the author says, “Maslow’s hierarchy of needs and conventional wisd...

February 16th, 2019 |  


Lima native writes inspirational book

Lima native writes inspirational book

LIMA — Christina Ryan Claypool, a regular Lima News contributing columnist, has authored a new book, “Secrets of the Pastor’s Wife: ...

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 |