Annual Rhythm and Rib Fest to be held Saturday

Annual Rhythm and Rib Fest to be held Saturday

OTTAWA — The 12th Annual Tri-State Rhythm & Rib Fest takes place Saturday.Event chairman Jeremy Young said the event will be moved from the ...

July 16th, 2015 |  


‘Shrek the Musical’ comes to Encore

‘Shrek the Musical’ comes to Encore

LIMA — Director Missy Keller calls the staging of “Shrek The Musical” a fun time for people of all ages.“It is a great family ...

July 16th, 2015 |  


“Minions” – PG

The StoryAfter a not-long-enough prologue, narrated by Geoffrey Rush — that could be called “Minions Through the Millennia” — ...

July 16th, 2015 |  



‘Game of Thrones’ lands 24 Emmy nominations

‘Game of Thrones’ lands 24 Emmy nominations

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) — The elaborate fantasy saga “Game of Thrones” received a leading 24 Emmy Awards nominations Thursday, i...

July 16th, 2015 |  


Religion briefs

Religion briefs

Youth overnight planned to benefit homelessLIMA — Family Promise of Lima-Allen County is holding an overnight in a cardboard city to raise aware...

July 15th, 2015 updated: July 15th, 2015. |  


Priest protests same-sex marriage

Priest protests same-sex marriage

CHICAGO — The Rev. Patrick Henry Reardon is getting out of the civil marriage business.The Orthodox Christian priest on Chicago’s North Si...

July 15th, 2015 updated: July 15th, 2015. |  


When quarantine ruled

When quarantine ruled

LIMA — Will Swartout left Lima for Chicago late in 1894 for a job with the railroad. He returned to Lima in February 1895 with smallpox, a highl...

July 14th, 2015 |  


Healthy eating — in a hurry

Healthy eating — in a hurry

Most Americans have experienced the rush of daily living with demands from work, school or family obligations. Eating healthy can sometimes take a bac...

July 13th, 2015 updated: July 13th, 2015. |  


Health briefs

Local hospital first in nation to receive Acute Stroke Ready Certification ST. MARYS — The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services deeming au...

July 13th, 2015 |  


Activate Allen County: Quit smoking

Activate Allen County: Quit smoking

How to quit smokingSo you’ve learned about the severe health risks of cigarette smoking and you’ve decided that it’s in your best in...

July 13th, 2015 |