Tell Me About It: Reviving a pageant

Tell Me About It: Reviving a pageant

The Miss Opportunity Pageant is a gathering of young ladies to teach them and mentor them.“We teach them self-esteem, allowing them to have a pl...

March 27th, 2016 |  


Youth Profile: Elida student leads by example

Youth Profile: Elida student leads by example

ELIDA — Elida eighth-grader Jon Frueh describes himself as a normal middle school child.In some ways that may be true. He confesses he enjoys pl...

March 27th, 2016 |  


Road construction and maintenance

Mercer County•State Route 117 between state Route 118 and state Route 127, 24-hour bridge closure through May 7. The official detour is: Route 1...

March 27th, 2016 |  



‘Batman v Superman’ shrugs off bad reviews, opens to $170M

‘Batman v Superman’ shrugs off bad reviews, opens to $170M

NEW YORK (AP) — Faster than a speeding bullet and impervious to lousy reviews, the superhero faceoff “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice&#...

March 27th, 2016 |  


Jim Krumel: Yes, a thorn for none other than Jim Krumel

Jim Krumel: Yes, a thorn for none other than Jim Krumel

Gosh, I’m glad I’m not back in the fourth grade.If Sister Joel would have read my column last week, it would have meant a trip to the blac...

March 27th, 2016 updated: March 27th, 2016. |  


A ‘thumbs up’ Ford

A ‘thumbs up’ Ford

CELINA — Whether it was working on them, selling them, or simply owning and enjoying them, Ron Hammons of Celina has been involved with cars his...

March 27th, 2016 |  


Area churches work to attract, retain young people

Area churches work to attract, retain young people

COLUMBUS GROVE — The celebration of Easter goes back almost 2,000 years, with countless generations passing down the tradition during that time....

March 26th, 2016 |  


Police arrest man for fake Facebook page

PARMA (AP) — A suburban Cleveland police department said it has charged a 27-year-old man with creating a fake Facebook page that purported to b...

March 26th, 2016 |  


Local historian receives honor

Local historian receives honor

BLUFFTON — Ronald Lora, of Bluffton, will receive the 2016 Distinguished Historian award from the Ohio Academy of History.The Distinguished Hist...

March 26th, 2016 |  


Egg-citing day for local children

Egg-citing day for local children

LIMA — One of the popular traditions with the Easter holiday season is egg hunts.Lima area youth had plenty to choose from Saturday.St. Matthew ...

March 26th, 2016 |