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 |  


Births

St. Rita’s Medical CenterJuly 7 — Krista Adams and Chris Rose, Rockford, boy.July 10 — Michelle Alves and Roy Murphy, Lima, boy; Mel...

July 13th, 2015 |  



Miss Oklahoma Olivia Jordan is crowned new Miss USA

Miss Oklahoma Olivia Jordan is crowned new Miss USA

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — New Miss USA Olivia Jordan spoke of the need to discuss race relations en route to her pageant victory and hailed the di...

July 13th, 2015 |  


Universal’s ‘Minions’ swarms box office with $115.2M haul

Universal’s ‘Minions’ swarms box office with $115.2M haul

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Universal’s “Minions” overran the box office over the weekend as audiences in the U.S. and Canada shelled o...

July 12th, 2015 |  


A golden ending on a golden pond

A golden ending on a golden pond

I asked myself today “How do I begin a discussion about euthanasia, the act of putting animals to death humanely?” This is a professional ...

July 11th, 2015 |  


Remembering the lazy days

Remembering the lazy days

If you want to know how profoundly childhood has changed in the last two decades, ask someone over 35 how he or she spent summers.More than cellphones...

July 11th, 2015 |  


David Trinko: A kid’s midsummer’s night dream

David Trinko: A kid’s midsummer’s night dream

If I could spend every day doing whatever I felt like doing, I suspect the last words I’d ever utter would be “I’m bored.”Yet ...

July 11th, 2015 |  


Five Generations: Martz

Five Generations: Martz

LIMA — Five generations of the Martz family gathered recently.They include front row, from left: Great-great-grandmother Winifred Martz and grea...

July 11th, 2015 |  


Carol and Chet Schiffer

Carol and Chet Schiffer

SPENCERVILLE — Mr. and Mrs. Chet Schiffer, of Spencerville, celebrated 50 years of marriage July 9, 2015.Schiffer and the former Carol Miller we...

July 11th, 2015 |