NEWS


9:40 am
Updated: 10:55 am. |      
High water hits Lima region, I-75 back open
School delays for Friday, April 26

School delays for Friday, April 26

Flooding on area roadways led some area schools to delay the start of classes Friday:Bluffton schools: Closed, makeup day May 31. First-grade pen pal ...

April 26th, 2019 updated: April 26th, 2019. |  


Bath residents fear Lima’s involvement in housing project

Bath residents fear Lima’s involvement in housing project

BATH TOWNSHIP — Neighbors of Lost Creek Golfers Club shared their concerns at a meeting Thursday with the developers who are behind a proposed h...

April 26th, 2019 updated: April 26th, 2019. |  


Council objects to Levels on third reading

Council objects to Levels on third reading

LIMA — City council objected to renewing the liquor license for Levels Lounge during a special council meeting held Tuesday night.Not much diffe...

April 26th, 2019 updated: April 26th, 2019. |  


Former Allen East band director Dellifield reports to jail

Former Allen East band director Dellifield reports to jail

LIMA — The Ohio Supreme Court, in a one-page ruling issued April 17, declined to hear the case of former Allen East band director Dennis Dellifi...

April 26th, 2019 updated: April 26th, 2019. |  


Lima Municipal Court records

Lima Municipal Court records

April 18Steven M. Smith, 36, of 1915 University, Lima, pleaded no contest and found guilty of physical control. Sentence: 180 days jail. 89 days suspe...

April 26th, 2019 updated: April 26th, 2019. |  


Perry Township Trustees to meet

Perry Township Trustees to meet

LIMA — The Perry Township trustees meeting for the end of May has been rescheduled to 7:30 p.m. Monday, May 20 at the Administration Building, 2...

April 25th, 2019 |  


SPORTS


11:42 pm |   
Indians beat Astros 2-1
Murray goes No. 1

Murray goes No. 1

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Defying NFL custom and at least temporarily creating a quarterback quandary, the Arizona Cardinals led off the NFL draft Thur...

April 25th, 2019 |  


Sutter back to defend Limaland Modified championship

Sutter back to defend Limaland Modified championship

LIMA — Racing fans are gearing up for another season of high-speed racing. The Season Opening Shootout — Presented by Smith Boughan kicks ...

April 25th, 2019 |  


Lima area boys high school tennis capsules

Lima area boys high school tennis capsules

Note: Majority of information came from coaches. Western Buckeye League Bath Division: IICoach: Austin Stahr (first season)2018 record: 1-132018 leagu...

April 25th, 2019 |  


Elida slides past Kalida

Elida slides past Kalida

KALIDA – Kalida and Elida hooked up in a non-league baseball tilt at Holy Name Ballpark in Kalida Wednesday afternoon.With the tournament draw r...

April 25th, 2019 updated: April 25th, 2019. |  


Harden helps Rockets eliminate Jazz with 100-93 win

Harden helps Rockets eliminate Jazz with 100-93 win

HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden scored 26 points and the Houston Rockets outlasted the Utah Jazz 100-93 on Wednesday night to win their first-round ...

April 24th, 2019 |  


Braves pitching, Puig error add up to 3-1 win over Reds

Braves pitching, Puig error add up to 3-1 win over Reds

CINCINNATI (AP) — With clutch hitting virtually non-existent, Atlanta’s pitching and Yasiel Puig’s leaky defense made the difference...

April 24th, 2019 |  


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LIFESTYLE


Births

Births

Lima Memorial Health SystemApril 24 — Patricia and Alexander Casey I, Cridersville, girl; Erick and Gary Cox, Harrod, girl; Skyler Delong and J...

April 25th, 2019 |  


‘Jeopardy!’ champ passes $1 million mark

‘Jeopardy!’ champ passes $1 million mark

NEW YORK — There’s no truth to the rumor that James Holzhauer is a cyborg created to be the perfect “Jeopardy!” contestant.But...

April 25th, 2019 updated: April 25th, 2019. |  


Births

Births

Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical CenterApril 22 — Ceara and Casey Caudill, Elida, boy; Brandy and Maurice Gibson, Delphos, boy; Lauren and ...

April 24th, 2019 |  


William Paul Gallagher Post

William Paul Gallagher Post

LIMA — He was barely 21 when he left to become a soldier of the Great War and barely 22 when he was killed more than 4,000 miles from the place ...

April 23rd, 2019 |  


Births

Births

Lima Memorial Health SystemApril 16 — Brittani and Dan Neeley, Harrod, girl.April 18 — Tara and Alexander Robertson, Lima, girl.April 19...

April 23rd, 2019 |  


Sheryl Crow records ‘Redemption Day’ with Johnny Cash vocals

Sheryl Crow records ‘Redemption Day’ with Johnny Cash vocals

HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. — Sheryl Crow has released a political and spiritual song about war featuring vocals from the late Johnny Cash that will b...

April 23rd, 2019 |  


OPINION


7:00 pm
Updated: 10:40 am. |    
Letter: Eye soar is ridiculous
Lori Borgman: Surely we weren’t in the same house at the same time

Lori Borgman: Surely we weren’t in the same house at the same time

How is it that a group of people can be in the same house at the same time, experience the same event, yet have markedly different memories?The way I ...

April 25th, 2019 |  


Columbus Dispatch: Nuclear power bill raises too many questions

Columbus Dispatch: Nuclear power bill raises too many questions

Backers of a bill that would bail out Ohio’s two nuclear power plants claim it is the comprehensive energy policy our state needs to move toward...

April 24th, 2019 |  


George Will: Politicians have no qualms about borrowing from the future

George Will: Politicians have no qualms about borrowing from the future

WASHINGTON — Pursed lips and clucked tongues signaled disapproval among the wise and responsible when, at a recent televised event, Sen. Bernie ...

April 24th, 2019 |  


Letter: RTA provides lifeline for county

Letter: RTA provides lifeline for county

The function of arteries and veins is to carry blood throughout the human body. These blood vessels carry blood to the arms, legs, heart, lungs and ot...

April 24th, 2019 |  


Chris Erskine: A sloppy kiss, wake-up call and reminder

Chris Erskine: A sloppy kiss, wake-up call and reminder

It’s 5 a.m. and something hairy and heated is atop my chest, gnawing at my mouth. Slurp. Slurp. Nibble. Nibble. Wake up, wake up, wake up …...

April 24th, 2019 |  


BUSINESS


8:36 am
Updated: 8:46 am. |    
Allen County sees record low unemployment
Home’s condition more important than location

Home’s condition more important than location

In today’s market, many real-estate professionals suggest the three most important things for home sellers, especially first-time sellers, are c...

April 22nd, 2019 |  


Employers recognized for workplace safety

COLUMBUS — Forty-nine area employers were recognized by Gov. Mike DeWine and the Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation for going one year without ...

April 20th, 2019 |  


Liz Weston: 5 travel rewards myths that could cost you

Liz Weston: 5 travel rewards myths that could cost you

Twenty-four years ago, I knew so little about travel rewards that I took an around-the-world trip without signing up for a single frequent traveler pr...

April 20th, 2019 |  


Sears sues ex-CEO

Sears sues ex-CEO

CHICAGO — Sears Holdings Corp. has filed a lawsuit against its former chairman and CEO, Edward Lampert, and his hedge fund, claiming they wrongl...

April 20th, 2019 |  


MHCO employees nominated for STAR awards

MHCO employees nominated for STAR awards

ST. MARYS — Mennonite Home Communities of Ohio employees were nominated for LeadingAge Ohio STAR Awards.Those employees include Sandi Schaublin,...

April 20th, 2019 |  


Real Living CCR agents win agency awards

Real Living CCR agents win agency awards

LIMA — Real Living CCR agents were recognized for their work in 2018.Greg Stolly and Lisa Wenger were each awarded the real estate agency’...

April 20th, 2019 |  


STATE NEWS


North Korea demanded US pay $2M for captured student in coma

North Korea demanded US pay $2M for captured student in coma

WASHINGTON (AP) — North Korea insisted the U.S. agree to pay $2 million in medical costs in 2017 before it released detained American college st...

April 25th, 2019 |  


Strip club dancers sue vice cops, claim retaliatory charges

Strip club dancers sue vice cops, claim retaliatory charges

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Six strip club dancers wrongly faced criminal charges under retaliation by two officers from a Columbus vice unit that was...

April 25th, 2019 |  


Inmates sue over what they call inhumane conditions at jail

Inmates sue over what they call inhumane conditions at jail

Twenty current and former inmates at a troubled county jail in Cleveland say in a lawsuit that they repeatedly have been denied medication or mental h...

April 24th, 2019 updated: April 24th, 2019. |  


AP joins global initiative to expand reporting on religion

The Associated Press is joining with the Religion News Service and the nonprofit publisher The Conversation to form a global initiative to expand news...

April 24th, 2019 |  


US expands probe into air bag failures to 12.3M vehicles

US expands probe into air bag failures to 12.3M vehicles

DETROIT (AP) — U.S. auto safety regulators have expanded an investigation into malfunctioning air bag controls to include 12.3 million vehicles ...

April 23rd, 2019 |  


Hospital settles 3 lawsuits in excessive dose claims

Hospital settles 3 lawsuits in excessive dose claims

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio hospital system where an intensive care doctor is accused of ordering excessive doses of painkillers for dozens o...

April 23rd, 2019 |