NEWS


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Blood donation scheduled in Lima
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Lima man arrested in death of 4-year-old
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Ohio urges pause in J&J vaccine
Jennings schools board to meet

Jennings schools board to meet

FORT JENNINGS — The Jennings Local School District Board of Education will meet at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 15, in the high school library, 1 M...

April 13th, 2021 |  


US recommends ‘pause’ for J&J vaccine over clot reports

US recommends ‘pause’ for J&J vaccine over clot reports

WASHINGTON — The U.S. is recommending a “pause” in administration of the single-dose Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine to inves...

April 13th, 2021 |  


Ohio Supreme Court to hear debate over ancient earthworks access

Ohio Supreme Court to hear debate over ancient earthworks access

COLUMBUS — A debate over public access to a set of ancient ceremonial and burial earthworks is before the Ohio Supreme Court in a case pitting t...

April 13th, 2021 updated: April 13th, 2021. |  


Lima Symphony Orchestra presents ‘Romantics and Remembrances’

Lima Symphony Orchestra presents ‘Romantics and Remembrances’

LIMA — The Lima Symphony Orchestra will stream its season finale, “Romantics and Remembrances,” virtually starting Saturday, April 2...

April 13th, 2021 updated: April 13th, 2021. |  


Allen vaccines lag behind Ohio

Allen vaccines lag behind Ohio

LIMA — Allen County’s mass vaccination clinic at the former Knights of Columbus Hall is scaling back its hours of operation this week to F...

April 13th, 2021 updated: April 13th, 2021. |  


Cloverdale man’s rape trial won’t involve a jury

Cloverdale man’s rape trial won’t involve a jury

OTTAWA — A Cloverdale man Monday afternoon waived his right to a jury trial in a case involving sexual contact with minors.Larry J. Burkhart, 77...

April 13th, 2021 updated: April 13th, 2021. |  


SPORTS


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Columbus Grove shuts out Crestview
Speed demon: New closer Clase bringing the heat for Indians

Speed demon: New closer Clase bringing the heat for Indians

CLEVELAND (AP) — Seconds after the ball leaves Emmanuel Clase’s hand and streaks toward home plate, the eyes of everyone in Progressive Fi...

April 12th, 2021 |  


Matsuyama writes a new page in Masters history

Matsuyama writes a new page in Masters history

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Hideki Matsuyama delivered golf-mad Japan the grandest and greenest prize of all.Ten years after Matsuyama made a sterling d...

April 11th, 2021 |  


Reds baffled by pitcher who led NL in losses last season

Reds baffled by pitcher who led NL in losses last season

PHOENIX (AP) — Luke Weaver was one of the worst pitchers in the National League one season ago. The Diamondbacks right-hander wasn’t that ...

April 11th, 2021 |  


Bullpen helps Indians complete sweep of Tigers

Bullpen helps Indians complete sweep of Tigers

CLEVELAND (AP) — Logan Allen knows that if he or any of the Indians other starters get into any trouble, help is just a phone call away.Clevelan...

April 11th, 2021 |  


Roundup: Lima Senior sweeps softball doubleheader

Roundup: Lima Senior sweeps softball doubleheader

LIMA — The host Spartans were 11-1 and 17-9 winners in softball Saturday against Perry.In the 11-1 game, winning pitcher Dakota Lewis allowed tw...

April 10th, 2021 updated: April 10th, 2021. |  


Football: Ohio State’s Vincent could be ready for big year

Football: Ohio State’s Vincent could be ready for big year

COLUMBUS — Expectations don’t come much higher than those Taron Vincent carried with him when he arrived at Ohio State in 2018.He was a 5-...

April 10th, 2021 |  


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LIFESTYLE


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Births
TV and streaming picks for April 11-17

TV and streaming picks for April 11-17

DON’T MISS: “The Nevers” — Victorian London is the setting for this action-packed, genre-bending drama series. The city is roc...

April 10th, 2021 |  


Real Life Mama: Check on your ‘fine’ friends

Real Life Mama: Check on your ‘fine’ friends

It’s fine. I’m fine. Everything is fine.But, is it really?Yo, I am telling you – check on your “fine” friends. It’...

April 10th, 2021 |  


Ginger salmon with steamed noodle stir fry

Ginger salmon with steamed noodle stir fry

Fresh ginger and tamari sauce flavor salmon fillets and Chinese noodles for this Asian dinner. The salmon takes 10 minutes to marinate. Start it first...

April 10th, 2021 |  


Kathy and Vic Hadding

Kathy and Vic Hadding

ELIDA — Mr. and Mrs. Vic Hadding will celebrate 50 years of marriage with a cruise to the Mexican Riviera in 2022. the couple also celebrated wi...

April 10th, 2021 |  


David Trinko: A sparkling example of childhood

David Trinko: A sparkling example of childhood

If you see me and think, “I see a certain glimmer in his eye,” please let me know. Chances are some of my daughter’s sparkles rubbed...

April 10th, 2021 |  


Invite ex to the wedding?

Invite ex to the wedding?

Q. My fiancee wants to invite her child’s godfather to our wedding. Problem is her child’s godfather is also her ex. I can tell it’s...

April 10th, 2021 |  


OPINION


Real Life Mama: Check on your ‘fine’ friends

Real Life Mama: Check on your ‘fine’ friends

It’s fine. I’m fine. Everything is fine.But, is it really?Yo, I am telling you – check on your “fine” friends. It’...

April 10th, 2021 |  


Column: College is more expensive than it should be

Column: College is more expensive than it should be

> Untargeted Student Debt Forgiveness is Public Looting by the RichWe find ourselves in the middle of a confusing crisis. The pandemic isn’t ...

April 10th, 2021 |  


Ramesh Ponnuru: One cheer for the return of earmarks

Ramesh Ponnuru: One cheer for the return of earmarks

After a 10-year hiatus, earmarks are coming back to the U.S. Congress. Democrats and Republicans alike repudiated the practice of letting congressmen ...

April 10th, 2021 |  


Letter: Joshua Hayes the answer for Lima

My husband Richard Groves retired from the Lima Tank Plant. He was so proud of those tanks! He was also proud of the USA and the military people who s...

April 10th, 2021 |  


Letter: Time to back Shawnee police

Your vote is critically needed for the Shawnee Township police levy which will appear on the May ballot. Due to an error the levy was left off the Nov...

April 10th, 2021 |  


David Trinko: A sparkling example of childhood

David Trinko: A sparkling example of childhood

If you see me and think, “I see a certain glimmer in his eye,” please let me know. Chances are some of my daughter’s sparkles rubbed...

April 10th, 2021 |  


BUSINESS


More production cuts at GM, Ford

More production cuts at GM, Ford

DETROIT (AP) — The global shortage of semiconductors has forced General Motors and Ford to further cut production at their North American factor...

April 10th, 2021 |  


Jeni’s ice cream shop celebrates Dolly Parton

Jeni’s ice cream shop celebrates Dolly Parton

For hundreds of central Ohioans, Thursday consisted of tumbling out of bed and stumbling to Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams to try the shop’s &...

April 10th, 2021 |  


Passengers, politics and profitability

Passengers, politics and profitability

Americans are flying again. There are fewer seats in the sky compared to before COVID-19, but as more people are vaccinated and succumb to pandemic fa...

April 10th, 2021 |  


Congress eyes big bucks for tiny computer chips

Congress eyes big bucks for tiny computer chips

President Joe Biden stood in the White House’s State Dining Room on Feb. 24 and recalled the centuries-old “for want of a nail” prov...

April 10th, 2021 |  


Illinois is paying off $25 million in student loans

Illinois is paying off $25 million in student loans

Peter Maloney wanted to move back to the Chicago area from Florida, but with $44,000 in student loans to repay he figured it would be several years be...

April 10th, 2021 |  


Charming Millburn duplex offers privacy

Charming Millburn duplex offers privacy

The Millburn is a duplex plan graced with country cottage charm and offers residence plenty of privacy. Garage walls are the only point of contact bet...

April 10th, 2021 |  


STATE NEWS


Pro-Trump banker Gibbons joins GOP field for US Senate race in Ohio

Pro-Trump banker Gibbons joins GOP field for US Senate race in Ohio

COLUMBUS — Another pro-Trump Republican entered the race Tuesday for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by the GOP’s Sen. Rob Portman. Mik...

April 13th, 2021 |  


Ohio urges pause in J&J vaccine

Ohio urges pause in J&J vaccine

Keyword-slug: BC-OH—Virus Outbreak-OhioByline:Source: APArrival time: 9:18 am EDT — Tuesday, April 13COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio̵...

April 13th, 2021 |  


Ohio Supreme Court to hear debate over ancient earthworks access

Ohio Supreme Court to hear debate over ancient earthworks access

COLUMBUS — A debate over public access to a set of ancient ceremonial and burial earthworks is before the Ohio Supreme Court in a case pitting t...

April 13th, 2021 updated: April 13th, 2021. |  


Patrol investigates Ohio Statehouse break-in, vandalism

Patrol investigates Ohio Statehouse break-in, vandalism

COLUMBUS — A man broke into the Ohio Statehouse overnight, used a fire extinguisher to spray chemicals on the historic building’s Rotunda ...

April 12th, 2021 |  


Protecting Ohio patients from surprising medical bills

Protecting Ohio patients from surprising medical bills

The state is crafting new rules to protect health care patients from surprise medical bills and is starting to gather feedback on what those protectio...

April 10th, 2021 |  


Jeni’s ice cream shop celebrates Dolly Parton

Jeni’s ice cream shop celebrates Dolly Parton

For hundreds of central Ohioans, Thursday consisted of tumbling out of bed and stumbling to Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams to try the shop’s &...

April 10th, 2021 |