NEWS


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MC Sports closing all stores
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Shannon Cemetery group raising funds

White House expects Justice crackdown on legalized marijuana

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department will step up enforcement of federal law against recreational marijuana, White House spokesman Sean Spic...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Design company hired for juvenile detention center

Design company hired for juvenile detention center

LIMA — While the final location is still being determined, Allen County Commissioners approved Thursday a design services agreement with Clevela...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Williams resigns from Lima school board

Williams resigns from Lima school board

LIMA — A clearly emotional Dennis Williams announced he would be resigning his position, effective immediately, on the Lima schools board of edu...

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


Treglia to be sworn in as sheriff Friday

LIMA — Allen County Sheriff-appointee Matt Treglia will be sworn into office at 3:30 p.m. today in Lima Municipal Court’s Courtroom 3.Admi...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Ready, set, wed

Ready, set, wed

LIMA — Tying the knot? Don’t miss the 2017 Lima Bride show from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at Veterans Memorial Civic Center.Weddings can be...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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LCC rallies past Ridgemont

James has triple-double in Cavs win

CLEVELAND — LeBron James recorded his 48th career triple-double and Kyrie Irving scored 23 points, leading the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 119-104 ...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Lima area results

High SchoolsBoys BasketballPandora-Gilboa 49, Continental 40At ContinentalPandoraJared Breece 10, Cooper McCullough 10, Drew Johnson 20, Riley Larcom ...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Ohio State beats No. 16 Wisconsin

COLUMBUS — C.J. Jackson scored 18 points on 4-for-4 shooting from 3-point range and Ohio State upset No. 16 Wisconsin 83-73 on Thursday night.Ja...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Top NWCC honors go to Lane-Harvey, Patton in basketball

LIMA — Perry’s Jakoby Lane-Harvey and Upper Scioto Valley’s Emily Patton have received basketball player of the year honors in the N...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Columbus Grove’s Bellman, Schroeder receive top NWC honors

Columbus Grove’s Paige Bellman has been selected as the 2016-17 Northwest Conference Player of the Year in voting by the league’s girls ba...

February 23rd, 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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Jay Ambrose: How Trump could lead us to socialism yet
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George Will: America’s predictable pension crisis

Drain the swamp: dump Trump

Donald Trump said he was going to drain the swamp, but instead, he’s brought in more swampees.Trump needs to take care of his conflict of intere...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Letter: Doctors know their patients best

Please contact your legislators to amend the MACRA/CHIPS legislation immediately so that it helps small independent medical practices instead of penal...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


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 |  


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. |  


Debra-Lynn B. Hook: Mom’s role in movies, same as in real-life

Debra-Lynn B. Hook: Mom’s role in movies, same as in real-life

Motherhood is featured in memorable ways in film this past season, illuminating several universal truths we mama types need to hear:1. Even hardened d...

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


Germany slams Russian plan for Reichstag replica to attack

BERLIN (AP) — German officials are criticizing plans announced by the Russian military to build a replica of Berlin's Parliament building as a targe...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Malaysia: VX nerve agent killed outcast North Korean scion

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The poison used to kill the estranged half brother of North Korea's leader at a crowded air terminal in Malaysia last ...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Police: 2 officers wounded, 1 man killed in DC shooting

WASHINGTON (AP) — Authorities say two police officers are wounded and a man is dead after a shooting in Washington.Police Chief Peter Newsham said a...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Stampede! Drone causes 1,500 elk to charge in Wyoming snow

JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — Wildlife refuge officials say a man with a drone caused 1,500 elk to stampede half a mile.The stampede happened Monday at the N...

February 24th, 2017 |  


The Latest: Day 2 of UN-hosted Syria peace talks in Geneva

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the developments in the Syrian conflict (all times local):2:20 p.m.The U.N. envoy for Syria has kicked off his second da...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Man charged with attempted murder for firing at trooper

GOOSE CREEK, S.C. (AP) — A man has been charged with attempted murder of a South Carolina state trooper.The State Law Enforcement Division says 20-y...

February 24th, 2017 |