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Don Stratton: Trump wants support of FOP; Hillary doesn’t care

Don Stratton: Trump wants support of FOP; Hillary doesn’t care

A lot of Republicans don’t like Donald Trump, and may refuse to vote for him. If you are one of those, and if you believe in law and order, mayb...

August 27th, 2016 |  


Endorsement: Fischer would improve court

Endorsement: Fischer would improve court

If there is one person who could make Ohio’s judicial and legal system better than it is today, it’s Pat Fischer, a Republican judge who c...

August 27th, 2016 |  


Endorsement Ohio Supreme Court: DeWine plays by the Constitution

Endorsement Ohio Supreme Court: DeWine plays by the Constitution

Ohio residents should be confident that the state Supreme Court justice they elect will apply the law as it’s written and not legislate from the...

August 27th, 2016 |  


Dozens treated as heroin overdose spikes hit several states

CINCINNATI (AP) — Officials in several states are scrambling to deal with a series of heroin overdose outbreaks affecting dozens of people and i...

August 27th, 2016 |  


Ohio students can finish college, law degree in 6 years

Ohio students can finish college, law degree in 6 years

BEXLEY (AP) — Aja Miyamoto strolls into social functions now at the Capital University Law School like she’s one of the club. As a matter ...

August 27th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


Allen East, Wapak survive close calls

Allen East and Wapakoneta opened the football season with close victories in games that had to be continued Saturday due to lightning delays Friday ni...

August 27th, 2016 |  


Lima area runners battle heat at competitions

Lima area runners battle heat at competitions

CELINA — The first week of the cross country season seems to always bring hot, humid weather conditions.Saturday’s Celina Rotary Cross Cou...

August 27th, 2016 |  


Elida tops LCC

Elida tops LCC

Elida held off a last-minute effort to send the game into overtime by LCC to beat the Thunderbirds 40-33 at Spartan Stadium on Saturday night in the f...

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


Area results

High SchoolsVolleyballNew Bremen 3, Fort Loramie 1at New BremenScores: 25-21, 25-18, 23-25, 25-23Fort Loramie leaders: Caleig Barhorst 16 kills, 9 dig...

August 27th, 2016 updated: August 28th, 2016. |  


New era begins for OSU

New era begins for OSU

COLUMBUS — When Urban Meyer looks into the future he sees the past.Coaches don’t usually like to look backward but in this case it serves ...

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


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Kristina and Thomas Heil
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Heat stroke and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
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Myrna and Robert McCurdy

Myrna and Robert McCurdy

BLUFFTON — Mr. and Mrs. Robert “Bob” McCurdy celebrated 50 years of marriage with a family gathering in Pittsburgh.McCurdy and the f...

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


95th birthday: Rolland Smith

95th birthday: Rolland Smith

ELIDA — Rolland Paul Smith is celebrating his 95th birthday with an immediate family get together. A card shower would be appreciated at 2850 Ha...

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


100th birthday: Gertrude Geckle

100th birthday: Gertrude Geckle

ELIDA — Gertrude Geckle is celebrating her 100th birthday with a private party with family and friends.She was born Sept. 1, 1916, in Allen Coun...

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


Dunahay/Tenwalde

Dunahay/Tenwalde

LIMA — Rachel Alizabeth Dunahay and Corey Adam Tenwalde announce their engagement.Dunahay is the daughter of Steve and Becky Dunahay, of Lima.Te...

August 27th, 2016 |  


Fitzwater/Verhoff

Fitzwater/Verhoff

MILLER CITY — CarrieJo Fitzwater and Bryan Verhoff announce their engagement.Fitzwater is the daughter of Lynn and Norma Fitzwater, of Continent...

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


Dawson/Green

LIMA — Victoria Rose Dawson and Dylan Michael Green announce their engagement.Dawson is the daughter of Charles Moore and Chrissie Dodds Moore.G...

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


OPINION


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Don Stratton: Trump wants support of FOP; Hillary doesn’t care

Don Stratton: Trump wants support of FOP; Hillary doesn’t care

A lot of Republicans don’t like Donald Trump, and may refuse to vote for him. If you are one of those, and if you believe in law and order, mayb...

August 27th, 2016 |  


Endorsement Ohio Supreme Court: DeWine plays by the Constitution

Endorsement Ohio Supreme Court: DeWine plays by the Constitution

Ohio residents should be confident that the state Supreme Court justice they elect will apply the law as it’s written and not legislate from the...

August 27th, 2016 |  


Letter: Trump’s mouth is rigging election

When Donald Trump tells the American people that the election is rigged, he is possibly right. But ask yourself, who is doing the rigging?Every time T...

August 27th, 2016 |  


David Trinko: LimaScores.com brings more to your high school football experience

David Trinko: LimaScores.com brings more to your high school football experience

There are moments you just can’t believe how far we’ve come with technology.I was sitting at a high school football game Friday night, my ...

August 27th, 2016 |  


Letter: Why farmers do what they do

I am not sure where Lynn Gratz obtained her information for her letter concerning animal abuse. Perhaps she needs to accompany some of the young child...

August 27th, 2016 |  


BUSINESS


Home loan rates

Rates for 30-year and 15-year, fixed-rate mortgages with zero points as of noon, Friday, Aug. 26, 2016:30 YR / 15 YR RATE %First Federal Bank3.375 / 2...

August 27th, 2016 |  


Biz Beat: AEDG seeks volunteers for focus groups

LIMA — The Allen Economic Development Group is conducting six focus groups to help explore and understand notable shifts in population, and dete...

August 27th, 2016 |  


Community engagement key to Common Grounds’ success

Community engagement key to Common Grounds’ success

BLUFFTON — Common Grounds Coffeehouse & Cafe co-owner Phil Zimmerly credits community involvement as the driving force behind the growth and...

August 26th, 2016 |  


Stocks end lower as health-care companies decline

Stocks end lower as health-care companies decline

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks closed lower on Wednesday, led by sharp declines in health-care companies as outrage over the steep price hikes for Mylan...

August 24th, 2016 |  


Buffalo Wings & Rings to open mid-November in former J’s building

Buffalo Wings & Rings to open mid-November in former J’s building

LIMA — Renovations are underway to turn the former J’s American Pub into a Buffalo Wings & Rings, which is set to open in mid-November...

August 24th, 2016 |  


STATE NEWS


Winning numbers drawn in ‘Rolling Cash 5’ game

CLEVELAND (AP) _ The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the Ohio Lottery's "Rolling Cash 5" game were:03-13-21-24-26(three, thirteen, twen...

August 27th, 2016 |  


OH Lottery

CLEVELAND (AP) _ These Ohio lotteries were drawn Friday:Estimated jackpot: $76 million9-2-8(nine, two, eight)4-5-4(four, five, four)9-5-3-5(nine, five...

August 27th, 2016 |  


Winning numbers drawn in ‘Rolling Cash 5’ game

CLEVELAND (AP) _ The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the Ohio Lottery's "Rolling Cash 5" game were:03-13-21-24-26(three, thirteen, twen...

August 27th, 2016 |  


OH Lottery

CLEVELAND (AP) _ These Ohio lotteries were drawn Friday:Estimated jackpot: $76 million9-2-8(nine, two, eight)4-5-4(four, five, four)9-5-3-5(nine, five...

August 27th, 2016 |  


Winning numbers drawn in ‘Mega Millions’ game

ATLANTA (AP) _ The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the "Mega Millions" game were:10-11-31-41-44, Mega Ball: 14, Megaplier: 2(ten, eleve...

August 27th, 2016 |  


OH Lottery

CLEVELAND (AP) _ These Ohio lotteries were drawn Friday:10-11-31-41-44, Mega Ball: 14, Megaplier: 2(ten, eleven, thirty-one, forty-one, forty-four; Me...

August 27th, 2016 |  


NATIONAL NEWS


Warning of ‘war’ on farmers, Trump seeks support in Iowa

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Donald Trump warned Saturday of a "war on the American farmer," telling a crowd in Iowa that rival Hillary Clinton "wants to...

August 27th, 2016 |  


Olympic champions Raisman, Hernandez feted by hometowns

Thousands of people have turned out to welcome gymnasts Aly Raisman and Laurie Hernandez back to their hometowns after they won medals at the Summer O...

August 27th, 2016 |  


Olympic champions Raisman, Hernandez feted by hometowns

Thousands of people turned out to welcome gymnasts Aly Raisman and Laurie Hernandez back to their hometowns Saturday after they wowed the judges in th...

August 27th, 2016 |  


Federal agencies won’t block removal of New Orleans monument

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Two federal agencies say they won't try to block the city of New Orleans' attempt to remove a monument to an 1874 white supremaci...

August 27th, 2016 |  


Sheriff: Man confesses in killings of 2 Mississippi nuns

DURANT, Miss. (AP) — A man suspected in the slayings of two nuns found dead in their Mississippi home confessed to the killings, a sheriff said Satu...

August 27th, 2016 |  


Scams & waste loom as charity millions donated after Orlando

The more than 430 fundraisers posted on the GoFundMe website after the mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando have exposed weaknesses inherent in...

August 27th, 2016 |  


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