NEWS


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Rotarians hear about downtown Rhodes project
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Delphos woman gets probation in church desecration case

Allen-Oakwood Correctional Institution staff makes three donations

LIMA — The employees at the Allen-Oakwood Correctional Institution normally have a Christmas dinner for staff sponsored by the Employee Activity...

December 9th, 2019 |  


Jimmy John’s Harding Highway now open

Jimmy John’s Harding Highway now open

LIMA — Jimmy John’s has opened a second sandwich shop in Lima, this one on Lima’s east end just off Interstate 75.The fast-casual sa...

December 9th, 2019 updated: December 9th, 2019. |  


Two arrested Sunday on counterfeiting charges in Ottawa

Two arrested Sunday on counterfeiting charges in Ottawa

OTTAWA — Two men were taken into custody Sunday after passing counterfeit bills in Ottawa.Ottawa police were dispatched at approximately 2:30 p....

December 9th, 2019 |  


ODNR releases totals for deer-gun season

ODNR releases totals for deer-gun season

LIMA —Ohio hunters bagged 63,493 deer during the white-tailed deer gun season this past week, according to numbers released by the Ohio Departme...

December 9th, 2019 |  


Annual Sertoma Christmas auction returning

Annual Sertoma Christmas auction returning

LIMA — The Lima Noon Sertoma Service Club will hold its annual Christmas auction at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 10, at the Old Barn Out Back, 3175 W. ...

December 9th, 2019 |  


Heritage Elementary staff holding McTeacher Night

Heritage Elementary staff holding McTeacher Night

LIMA — Lima City Schools’ Heritage Elementary School staff will work at McDonald’s from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 10, at the Cable R...

December 9th, 2019 updated: December 9th, 2019. |  


SPORTS


Browns win to stay in playoff hunt

Browns win to stay in playoff hunt

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Browns can’t even win without some kind of theatrics,. And, once again, Odell Beckham is in the middle of the latest ...

December 8th, 2019 |  


Day, Buckeyes downplay rankings drop

Day, Buckeyes downplay rankings drop

COLUMBUS – Ohio State has had a football season with very few distractions and when something did arise, like Chase Young’s two-game suspe...

December 8th, 2019 |  


Ohio State grade card: It was a tale of two different halves

Ohio State grade card: It was a tale of two different halves

Ohio State coach Ryan Day called the Buckeyes an unbelievable football team after their come-from-behind 34-21 win over Wisconsin in the Big Ten champ...

December 8th, 2019 |  


Ohio State enters playoff on a high note

Ohio State enters playoff on a high note

The suspense will be over at 12:15 this afternoon. Ohio State will know who it will be playing in the College Football Playoff where that game will be...

December 8th, 2019 |  


Big 10 Three-peat

Big 10 Three-peat

INDIANAPOLIS— For two quarters it looked like this one might be put in the nightmare file along with Michigan State 2013 and 2015, Purdue last s...

December 8th, 2019 |  


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LIFESTYLE


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Births
Get This: Mysterious memorial to ‘Lawnmower Man’ reappears after theft

Get This: Mysterious memorial to ‘Lawnmower Man’ reappears after theft

ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — A mysterious memorial dedicated to a New Mexico homeless man who mowed lawns has reappeared after a similar one was stolen....

December 8th, 2019 |  


“Knives Out” – PG-13

“Knives Out” – PG-13

The StoryEighty-five-year old wealthy, successful crime novel writer Harlan Thrombey (Christopher Plummer), is dead. His body is found, throat cut, hi...

December 7th, 2019 |  


Janette and Samuel Hixson

Janette and Samuel Hixson

SPENCERVILLE — Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Hixson are celebrating 50 years of marriage. They took a trip to Oahu, Hawaii, last August.Hixson and the for...

December 7th, 2019 |  


Gloria and David Evans

Gloria and David Evans

LIMA — Mr. and Mrs. David Evans Sr. are celebrating 40 years of marriage with a trip to Napa Valley.Evans and the former Gloria Smith were marri...

December 7th, 2019 |  


103rd birthday: Genevieve Emerson

103rd birthday: Genevieve Emerson

CLOVERDALE — Genevieve Emerson is celebrating her 103rd birthday.She was born Dec. 11, 1916, at the family homestead outside of Kalida, to Chest...

December 7th, 2019 |  


Real Life Mama: Elf season in full swing

Real Life Mama: Elf season in full swing

Well, I did it. I finally caved. Susie is back.I am not sure who came up with this whole Elf on the Shelf idea but seriously, why? Wasn’t it eno...

December 7th, 2019 |  


OPINION


Dr. Jessica Johnson: Seeing the power of kindness

Dr. Jessica Johnson: Seeing the power of kindness

“We could all use a little kindness.”This quote is placed at the top of the movie poster for “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood,&#...

December 9th, 2019 |  


Tampa Bay Times: Attorney General Barr should not threaten communities that question police conduct

Tampa Bay Times: Attorney General Barr should not threaten communities that question police conduct

Attorney General William Barr showed a bad grasp of history and modern thinking with his veiled warning to communities not to criticize the police. Hi...

December 8th, 2019 |  


Letter: Not your typical ‘Christmas Carol’

Encore Theatre has done it again. They have taken a tried and true story almost everyone knows, sped it up, heightened the hijinks, and created a Chri...

December 8th, 2019 |  


Ann McFeatters: Ukrainian incident is similar to what happened in 2016

Ann McFeatters: Ukrainian incident is similar to what happened in 2016

WASHINGTON — Stunningly, there is no disagreement about the facts of the 300-page House Intelligence Committee’s impeachment report agains...

December 8th, 2019 |  


Jim Krumel: Lima man new commander of Air Guard squadron

Jim Krumel: Lima man new commander of Air Guard squadron

Bryan Moore always looked forward to the Memorial Day parade as a youth growing up in Lima.To this day he’ll tell you he can still see the veter...

December 8th, 2019 updated: December 9th, 2019. |  


Opinion: New polls show black support for trump surging

Opinion: New polls show black support for trump surging

Rush Limbaugh could hardly contain his excitement. “We’ve got three polls today showing Donald Trump at 30 percent or higher with black vo...

December 7th, 2019 |  


BUSINESS


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Jimmy John’s Harding Highway now open
Land transfers, Nov. 28-Dec. 4

Land transfers, Nov. 28-Dec. 4

The trend of the real estate market in Allen County is shown by the following report, for the week running Nov. 28 through Dec. 4. Figures reflect the...

December 7th, 2019 |  


Cheryl Parson: ‘Tis the season to protect yourself from holiday bandits

Cheryl Parson: ‘Tis the season to protect yourself from holiday bandits

The Christmas season is great, isn’t it? Hustle and bustle, holiday hoopla and festive moods rule. There are decorations to put up, gifts to buy...

December 7th, 2019 |  


Home loan rates

Home loan rates

Rates for 30-year and 15-year, fixed-rate mortgages with zero points as of noon, Friday, Dec. 6, 2019:30 YR / 15 YR RATE %First Federal Bank3.75 / 3.1...

December 7th, 2019 |  


Legal-Ease: Driving in the ‘right’ lane

Legal-Ease: Driving in the ‘right’ lane

Traffic situations can cause frustrations to boil over. The frustration can be especially acute on highways with two lanes going one direction (multil...

December 7th, 2019 |  


Hospital auxiliary donates $100K

Hospital auxiliary donates $100K

LIMA — The Lima Memorial Hospital Auxiliary has raised $100,000 this year for the Lima Memorial Foundation as part of a years-long fundraiser fo...

December 5th, 2019 |  


Steffan sworn in as magistrate in Van Wert County

Steffan sworn in as magistrate in Van Wert County

VAN WERT — Christina L. Steffan was sworn in Dec. 2 as a magistrate in the Van Wert County Court of Common Pleas general and juvenile/probate di...

December 5th, 2019 |  


STATE NEWS


District says it’s not liable for boy, 8, who killed himself

District says it’s not liable for boy, 8, who killed himself

CINCINNATI (AP) — The death of an 8-year-old boy whose parents say killed himself after he was bullied by another student is at the center of a ...

December 8th, 2019 |  


Ohio program builds trust, friendships between police, teens

Ohio program builds trust, friendships between police, teens

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — When Akie Benjamin saw police officers gathered in his school’s library, he assumed that he was in trouble or that s...

December 7th, 2019 |  


A locker, a chirp: How tiny clues help solve child sex cases

A locker, a chirp: How tiny clues help solve child sex cases

FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — It was the odd-looking locker handles that caught their eye.Investigators spent hours poring over graphic images of little b...

December 7th, 2019 |  


Ohio voters could decide constitutional amendment to split up opioid lawsuit cash

Ohio voters could decide constitutional amendment to split up opioid lawsuit cash

Under a new plan being circulated at the highest levels of state government, Ohioans would vote on a constitutional amendment in the March primary to ...

December 5th, 2019 |  


Strongsville Catholic priest arrested on child porn charges

Strongsville Catholic priest arrested on child porn charges

STRONGSVILLE, Ohio — A Catholic priest was arrested Thursday on charges of possessing child pornography.Investigators took St. Joseph Catholic C...

December 5th, 2019 |  


Trump administration changes for food stamps could affect thousands of Ohioans

Trump administration changes for food stamps could affect thousands of Ohioans

COLUMBUS — Thousands of impoverished adults in nearly half of Ohio’s counties would lose long-term food stamp benefits as federal official...

December 5th, 2019 updated: December 5th, 2019. |