Births

Lima Memorial Health SystemMay 2 — Tiffany and Nick Caprella, Lima, boy.St. Rita’s Medical CenterMay 2 — Tylee and David Spurgeon, L...

May 3rd, 2016 |  


Slump in Chinese manufacturing weighs on markets

Slump in Chinese manufacturing weighs on markets

NEW YORK (AP) — Renewed concerns about economic growth abroad — specifically Europe and China — weighed on markets on Tuesday, causi...

May 3rd, 2016 |  


Athena Award finalists helping to empower women

Athena Award finalists helping to empower women

LIMA — The three finalists for this year’s Athena Award know firsthand how a strong female mentor can help empower women to reach their fu...

May 3rd, 2016 |  



Education Roundup

Education Roundup

The Seven Dance Company at Lima City SchoolsLIMA — The Seven Dance Company will perform for students in the Lima City Schools on Thursday.The pe...

May 3rd, 2016 |  


John Grindrod: The diction I refuse to leave behind

John Grindrod: The diction I refuse to leave behind

Just before our newest year, one now barreling toward the halfway point in our mad dash to the end of our times, I sent an email to Liz Higbie, who &#...

May 3rd, 2016 |  


Howton found guilty of rape, other charges

Howton found guilty of rape, other charges

LIMA — In a blue, dress button-up shirt, Brooks Howton, 33, shook his head in disbelief as the jury found him guilty on four of five counts Tues...

May 3rd, 2016 updated: May 3rd, 2016. |  


Potential Putnam County meth lab broken up

OTTAWA — Police raided a methamphetamine lab in the making Monday evening in Ottawa.At 7:04 p.m., the Ottawa Police Department, along with deput...

May 3rd, 2016 updated: May 3rd, 2016. |  


Blanchard River in Ottawa hits flood stage, but minor flooding unlikely

Blanchard River in Ottawa hits flood stage, but minor flooding unlikely

OTTAWA — The Blanchard River in Ottawa reached its action stage today, but it’s not expected to rise to a flooding level, according to the...

May 3rd, 2016 updated: May 3rd, 2016. |  


Anti-gun violence initiative discussed at Lima council

LIMA — Ohio’s assistant attorney general was in Lima on Monday to talk about an initiative aimed at curbing the gun violence that has beco...

May 2nd, 2016 |  


Grand jury: Cop justified in Celina fatal shooting

Grand jury: Cop justified in Celina fatal shooting

CELINA — An Ohio State Highway Patrol officer will not be charged after a November fatal shooting incident after a grand jury declined to indict...

May 2nd, 2016 |