90th birthday: Frances Hall

90th birthday: Frances Hall

ELIDA — Frances Madeline “Fran” McNett Hall celebrated her 90th birthday with a family dinner.She was born Feb. 20, 1926, in Bath To...

February 27th, 2016 |  


Five generations: Hoffman family

Five generations: Hoffman family

Five generations of the Hoffman family gathered recently.Front row: great-great-grandmother Helen Hoffman, grandson Westin Pothast and mother Ashley H...

February 27th, 2016 |  


New film shows Hank Aaron’s lifetime of overcoming racism

New film shows Hank Aaron’s lifetime of overcoming racism

ATLANTA (AP) — When offering a toast to Hank Aaron at his 82nd birthday earlier this month, Andrew Young recalled his shock at seeing how Atlant...

February 27th, 2016 |  



David Trinko: Finding the right tone for every call

David Trinko: Finding the right tone for every call

When my children call my cellphone, it’s really hard to answer it right away.It’s more fun to let it ring a bit and listen to the lyrics o...

February 27th, 2016 |  


Upcoming events

Bradford Community Center seeking participantsLIMA — The Bradfield Community Center is seeking girls in grades 7-12 who are interested in partic...

February 26th, 2016 |  


Russian fans present DiCaprio with homemade Oscar

Russian fans present DiCaprio with homemade Oscar

YAKUTIA, Russia — Come what may at the Academy Awards, Leonardo DiCaprio will have an Oscar — or at least a close replica of the coveted s...

February 26th, 2016 |  


Broadway comes to Lima with ‘The Buddy Holly Story’

Broadway comes to Lima with ‘The Buddy Holly Story’

LIMA — Buddy Holly died in a plane crash at the age of 22, just 18 months into his musical career. The Broadway hit musical review, “Buddy...

February 25th, 2016 |  


Best work of Lima high schools’ artists at Kewpee Art Invitational

Best work of Lima high schools’ artists at Kewpee Art Invitational

LIMA — From the get-go, most kids’ artistic accomplishments are celebrated. Those stick figure crayon drawings are hung up with pride on r...

February 25th, 2016 |  


Hitmaking legend B.J. Thomas hits Van Wert

Hitmaking legend B.J. Thomas hits Van Wert

VAN WERT — How do you classify B.J. Thomas? Is he a country music artist? He’s got that hit, “(Hey, Won’t You Play) Another So...

February 25th, 2016 |  


“Race” – PG-13

The Story“There’s no black or white, there’s only fast and slow,” says world-class runner Jesse Owens (Stephan James). “...

February 25th, 2016 |