NEWS


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MC Sports closing all stores
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Williams resigns from Lima school board
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Ready, set, wed
Shannon Cemetery group raising funds

Shannon Cemetery group raising funds

BLUFFTON — With work continuing to renovate the Shannon Cemetery in Bluffton, a local group dedicated to its restoration is looking for public a...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Juvenile Court, Children Services create liaison to coordinate efforts

LIMA — While the children services system is meant to help young people who have experienced mistreatment and abuse, the repercussions of that a...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Lima Senior High School students plan first-ever DECA Fest

Lima Senior High School students plan first-ever DECA Fest

LIMA — Lima Senior High School DECA students have planned the first DECA Fest, a day of activities for Lima North Middle School students involve...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Body found in lake ID’d as missing Ohio township official

Body found in lake ID’d as missing Ohio township official

CHIPPEWA LAKE — A man’s body found in a northeast Ohio lake has been identified as a township trustee missing since last year.The Medina C...

February 23rd, 2017 updated: February 23rd, 2017. |  


Police calls

Police calls

500 block of North Kenilworth Avenue, Lima — Police were called Wednesday to take an assault report.900 block of North Jameson Avenue, Lima R...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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LCC rallies past Ridgemont
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Shawnee, St. Marys advance
Ohio high school boys, girls basketball scores for Wednesday, Feb. 22

Ohio high school boys, girls basketball scores for Wednesday, Feb. 22

Boys BasketballBloomdale Elmwood 65, Van Buren 47Cols. Hartley 49, Johnstown-Monroe 39Findlay Liberty-Benton 73, Leipsic 62Kidron Cent. Christian 55, ...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Lima area results

High SchoolsGirls BasketballSectionalsDivision IIAt LeipsicShawnee 40, Celina 32ShawneeDeAsia Smith 12, Alissa Stahler 13, Donna Lewis 3, Grace O̵...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Lima Senior trio announce future football plans

A trio of Lima Spartans football players announced where they would continue their football careers at the next level Wednesday.Jaden Walker, a runnin...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Lima Central Catholic graduate Kimbrough receives national recognition

Lima Central Catholic graduate Kimbrough receives national recognition

FINDLAY — University of Findlay junior guard and Lima Central Catholic graduate Martyce Kimbrough has been named the NCAA Division II Men’...

February 22nd, 2017 updated: February 23rd, 2017. |  


Derryberry-Oren reliable as referees

Derryberry-Oren reliable as referees

When I was coaching basketball, I deliberately did not want to know in advance who was refereeing our games, home or away. But I would sit anxiously o...

February 22nd, 2017 updated: February 22nd, 2017. |  


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LIFESTYLE


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Births
Get This: Rihanna is named Harvard University Humanitarian of the Year

Get This: Rihanna is named Harvard University Humanitarian of the Year

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Rihanna has been named the 2017 Harvard University Humanitarian of the Year.The Grammy Award-winning singer will receive the ...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Lupus call-in support group meeting scheduled March 8

Lupus call-in support group meeting scheduled March 8

BRECKSVILLE — The Lupus Foundation of America, Great Ohio Chapter will host a monthly call-in support group from 7 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, March 8...

February 23rd, 2017 updated: February 23rd, 2017. |  


‘Being Mortal’ documentary presented in Findlay

‘Being Mortal’ documentary presented in Findlay

FINDLAY — Bridge Home Health & Hospice is hosting the documentary film, “Being Mortal, from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, March 16, in Maratho...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Waiting for dust to settle

Waiting for dust to settle

The church is going through a season of metamorphosis. It’s a time when believers should remain focused and keep our eyes upon the Lord.There is...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Births

Lima Memorial Health SystemFeb. 21 — Natalie and Aaron Lammers, Ottawa, boy.St. Rita’s Medical CenterFeb. 19 — Billie Campbell and T...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


OPINION


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George Will: America’s predictable pension crisis
Lori Borgman: When culottes were c-o-o-l

Lori Borgman: When culottes were c-o-o-l

Once again I find myself making fashion history and not necessarily in a good way.One of our daughters texted me a picture of a short dress with wide ...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


George Will: America’s predictable pension crisis

George Will: America’s predictable pension crisis

WASHINGTON — Some American disasters come as bolts from the blue — the stock market crash of October 1929, Pearl Harbor, the designated hi...

February 23rd, 2017 updated: February 23rd, 2017. |  


Chicago Tribune: A better remedy for climate change: Less government and less pollution

FEB. 20, 2017 — The baking of planet Earth is proceeding without interruption. Last year was the hottest year on record, according to NASA and t...

February 23rd, 2017 updated: February 23rd, 2017. |  


Chicago Tribune: Trump confronts NATO’s free riders

FEB. 18, 2017 — NATO is a 28-nation alliance built on the premise that an attack on one member is an attack on every member. That’s a heal...

February 22nd, 2017 updated: February 22nd, 2017. |  


John M. Crisp: Trump’s mental disposition should concern the nation

John M. Crisp: Trump’s mental disposition should concern the nation

On Saturday morning, I invested 77 minutes in another look at President Donald Trump’s news conference of last Thursday. It was a remarkably str...

February 22nd, 2017 updated: February 22nd, 2017. |  


BUSINESS


Anne Decker speaking about safety videos at West Central Ohio Safety Council meeting

Anne Decker speaking about safety videos at West Central Ohio Safety Council meeting

LIMA — The West Central Ohio Safety Council will meet at 7:30 a.m. March 14 at the Howard Johnson Inn, 1920 Roschman Ave. in Lima. The meeting w...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


West Central Ohio Safety Council seeks nominations for 61st annual Awards Banquet

West Central Ohio Safety Council seeks nominations for 61st annual Awards Banquet

LIMA — The West Central Ohio Safety Council’s 61st annual Awards Banquet will be held from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. April 11 at the Howard Johnso...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


University of Findlay president serving as chair on Findlay-Hancock County Alliance Board of Directors

University of Findlay president serving as chair on Findlay-Hancock County Alliance Board of Directors

FINDLAY — University of Findlay president Katherine Fell is serving as chair for the Findlay-Hancock County Alliance Board of Directors.She will...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Area UPS drivers honored for safe driving

LIMA — Two area United Parcel Service drivers have been inducted into the Circle of Honor, for UPS drivers who have achieved 25 or more years of...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Local auto dealerships earn Customer First Award for Excellence certification

LIMA — Three local Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, Ram and FIAT dealerships have earned Customer First Award for Excellence certification.Tom Ahl Chrysle...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Stocks slip from highs as energy companies sink; Dow gains

Stocks slip from highs as energy companies sink; Dow gains

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks slipped Wednesday after their recent record-setting run. Energy companies stumbled, but basic materials makers rose ...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


STATE NEWS


Body found in lake ID’d as missing Ohio township official

Body found in lake ID’d as missing Ohio township official

CHIPPEWA LAKE — A man’s body found in a northeast Ohio lake has been identified as a township trustee missing since last year.The Medina C...

February 23rd, 2017 updated: February 23rd, 2017. |  


Huffman’s bill would expand school voucher use

Huffman’s bill would expand school voucher use

COLUMBUS — Access to taxpayer-funded vouchers for students to attend private and religious schools would be expanded — regardless of wheth...

February 23rd, 2017 updated: February 23rd, 2017. |  


Many Ohhio GOP congressmen lay low amid town hall push

Many Ohhio GOP congressmen lay low amid town hall push

COLUMBUS — Ohioans concerned about repeal of the federal health care law and stoked by liberal groups opposed to President Donald Trump’s ...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Lucas County to pay family, settle suit over inmate’s death

Lucas County to pay family, settle suit over inmate’s death

TOLEDO — A northern Ohio county will pay $750,000 to the family of a murder suspect who was found unresponsive in jail and later died in 2004.Of...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Cincinnati faces projected $25M budget shortfall next year

Cincinnati faces projected $25M budget shortfall next year

CINCINNATI — A $25.1 million shortfall has been projected for Cincinnati’s upcoming budget, and the city manager is recommending most depa...

February 23rd, 2017 updated: February 23rd, 2017. |  


Ohio Supreme Court dismisses untried case of alleged rape by teen

Ohio Supreme Court dismisses untried case of alleged rape by teen

COLUMBUS — The Ohio Supreme Court has dismissed the case of an adult identified as a suspect in a rape he allegedly committed as a teenager.The ...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


NATIONAL NEWS


Mayor ‘deeply disturbed’ over incident between cop and teen

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Anaheim officials pressed for calm Thursday after a night of raucous protests that followed an incident in which an off-duty ...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Conservatives urged not to ‘squander’ Trump presidency

OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — President Donald Trump's vice president and top aides delivered one overriding message Thursday to the thousands of conservati...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Some witnesses say Kansas shooting was racially motivated

OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — Prosecutors on Thursday charged a 51-year-old man with murder and attempted murder after he allegedly started shooting in a crow...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Japan first lady’s praise for school removed amid scandal

TOKYO (AP) — The Japanese first lady's endorsement of a private elementary school run by a man with ultra-nationalistic views has been removed from ...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Lawmakers hear from passenger at train crash hearing

HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey lawmakers investigating an NJ Transit train crash that killed one person and injured more than 100 others have he...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Woman who drove with man body on windshield gets 25 to life

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A California substance-abuse counselor who hit a man with her car and drove two miles with his body embedded in her windshield wa...

February 23rd, 2017 |