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Sheriff: Lima teens made up drive-by shooting story
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Area teams take different paths to state tournament
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Lima joins lawsuit regarding wireless equipment placement
Authorities: Bluffton man killed cousin in Findlay before killing self

Authorities: Bluffton man killed cousin in Findlay before killing self

FINDLAY — Authorities identified the two people who died Monday evening, saying a Bluffton man apparently shot his cousin and then killed himsel...

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


Allen County commissioners decide on Cole Street site for juvenile detention facility

Allen County commissioners decide on Cole Street site for juvenile detention facility

LIMA — Allen County Commissioners voted Thursday to take another step closer toward making the North Cole Street location north of the city the ...

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


Rumbaugh Road rail crossing to be upgraded

Rumbaugh Road rail crossing to be upgraded

LIMA — The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio has approved a rail crossing improvement project in Allen County.The Chicago, Fort Wayne & Ea...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Grand jury to consider OVI case against Ohio state lawmaker

Grand jury to consider OVI case against Ohio state lawmaker

HAMILTON — An Ohio state lawmaker accused of impaired driving and mishandling a gun has waived his right to a preliminary hearing.Rep. Wes Rethe...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Two-alarm house fire doused in American Township

Two-alarm house fire doused in American Township

LIMA — A two-alarm house fire at 4178 Hickory Place, Lima, resulted in a total loss Thursday morning, according to American Township Fire Chief ...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Auglaize Board of DD to hold Easter egg hunt

Auglaize Board of DD to hold Easter egg hunt

NEW BREMEN — The Auglaize County Board of Developmental Disabilities will hold an Easter egg hunt from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. April 8 at the A...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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Team chemistry key for Perry
Seniors lift Delphos St. John’s

Seniors lift Delphos St. John’s

DELPHOS — Nine.That was the amount of wins Delphos St. John’s produced in the 2015-16 season.It was a disappointing year and one the St. J...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Assistants bring NFL experience to Ohio State football staff

Bill Davis was the best man at Urban Meyer’s wedding. He gave a speech. All he remembers is that it was short.Twenty eight years later, Davis wi...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Perry’s roller-coaster week leads to Columbus

Perry’s roller-coaster week leads to Columbus

Basketball fans in the Schottenstein Center will be getting a look at another Lima squad this week at the boys’ high school state tournament. On...

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


St. John’s ready for major challenge

St. John’s ready for major challenge

DELPHOS – They won’t try to do too much. They will do what has worked so well so far. They’ll stick to the game plan.If Delphos St. ...

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


Spencerville’s Prichard, O-G’s Kaufman named second team all-Ohio

Spencerville’s Prichard, O-G’s Kaufman named second team all-Ohio

COLUMBUS — Ottawa-Glandorf’s Jay Kaufman and Spencerville’s Dakota Prichard were named second team all-state in Division II and III ...

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


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Eye Can! Event slated at Rhodes State

Eye Can! Event slated at Rhodes State

LIMA — Rhodes State College is hosting an Eye Can! event from 5 to 7 p.m., Friday, April 7, in room 100 of the Life and Physical Sciences Buildi...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Foundations Behavioral Health offers free HIV testing

Foundations Behavioral Health offers free HIV testing

CELINA — Foundations Behavioral Health is offering free HIV testing from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., Tuesday, April 4, at its location, 4761 state Route...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Clark Manson performing at The Ohio Theatre

Clark Manson performing at The Ohio Theatre

LIMA — The Ohio Theatre welcomes Clark Manson with special guests Luke Rausch and Chris Brokamp at 8 p.m., Saturday at The Ohio Theatre, 122 W. ...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Births

St. Rita’s Medical CenterMar. 18 — Marsha Norton and Robert Karcher III, Lima, boy.Mar. 20 — Kayla Miller and Marco Rodriguez, Lima,...

March 21st, 2017 |  


Dollie Taylor: Community worker

Dollie Taylor: Community worker

LIMA — On April 14, 1970, the local manager of the Sioux Honey processing plant, which during the 1950s processed 8 million pounds of honey a ye...

March 21st, 2017 updated: March 21st, 2017. |  


OPINION


Letter: Moderate Muslims simply irrelevant

This letter is in response to Al O’Dell’s letter to the editor “Wrong Idea About Islam.” Al should reconsider the company he k...

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


Chicago Tribune: Less salt. Less sugar. And easy on the Nanny State

A sip of soup can be sublime or so salty that you’re tempted to spit it out. A bran muffin can be delicious or so sugar-drenched you lunge for a...

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


School testing: Taking the next step

The Columbus DispatchFor years, testing has been one of the most inflamed issues in education, pitting at least two educational priorities against eac...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Chicago Tribune: The lasting damage of Trump’s campaign rhetoric

MARCH 18, 2017 — The great question of Donald Trump’s rise to the presidency was whether he could pull off the slick political move known ...

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


Letter: Lucente a whining liberal

Thomas Lucente’s Sunday article said Trump crossed the line (3/12/17). Well, as long as opinions are flying … I think Thomas crossed the l...

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


BUSINESS


Bluffton Center for Entrepreneurs announces business plan competition winners

Bluffton Center for Entrepreneurs announces business plan competition winners

BLUFFTON — Five businesses were winners in this year’s Bluffton Center for Entrepreneur’s Ropp Triplett Business Plan Competition. E...

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


Local resident looks to bring medical marijuana operation to Lima

Local resident looks to bring medical marijuana operation to Lima

LIMA — A local resident with a background in community activism, business and the pharmaceutical industry is looking to bring medical marijuana ...

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


H&R Block associates reach longevity milestones

H&R Block associates reach longevity milestones

DELPHOS — Two H&R Block associates have reached longevity milestones with H&R Block, 227 N. Main St., Delphos.Sarah K. Brown, co-manager...

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


Banks nosedive as Trump health care speedbump tanks stocks

Banks nosedive as Trump health care speedbump tanks stocks

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks took their biggest loss in five months Tuesday as a health care bill backed by President Donald Trump ran into troub...

March 21st, 2017 |  


US stock indexes dip for a 3rd day as banks stumble

US stock indexes dip for a 3rd day as banks stumble

NEW YORK (AP) — After an early-afternoon slump, U.S. stocks finished mostly lower Monday in a quiet day of trading. Banks fell along with bond y...

March 20th, 2017 |  


Allen County gas prices highest in region

LIMA — Gas prices in Allen County were the highest in the region Monday, according to prices reported to GasBuddy.com.The average price for a ga...

March 20th, 2017 |  


STATE NEWS


Man, woman found shot to death inside Columbus home

Man, woman found shot to death inside Columbus home

COLUMBUS — Two people have been found shot to death inside a Columbus home.Police say a U.S. Postal carrier “observed signs of criminal ac...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Grand jury to consider OVI case against Ohio state lawmaker

Grand jury to consider OVI case against Ohio state lawmaker

HAMILTON — An Ohio state lawmaker accused of impaired driving and mishandling a gun has waived his right to a preliminary hearing.Rep. Wes Rethe...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Appeals court rejects media request for autopsies of 8 slain in Pike County

Appeals court rejects media request for autopsies of 8 slain in Pike County

CHILLICOTHE — An appeals court has rejected a newspaper’s request for access to coroner’s office evidence regarding eight Ohio massa...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Attorneys oppose request to schedule 2nd execution attempt

Attorneys oppose request to schedule 2nd execution attempt

COLUMBUS — Attorneys for a convicted Ohio killer who survived a botched execution attempt in 2009 are opposing a request to set a new execution ...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Warren County man accused of shooting father, Ohio deputy heads to trial

Warren County man accused of shooting father, Ohio deputy heads to trial

LEBANON — A man accused of shooting and injuring his father and a southwest Ohio sheriff’s deputy is slated for trial Monday after a judge...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Man accused of having gun at Ohio college indicted

Man accused of having gun at Ohio college indicted

COLUMBUS — An 18-year-old man accused of displaying a gun in a community college building in Ohio’s capital city and causing a lockdown at...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


NATIONAL NEWS


The Latest: Romanian victim in London attack has had surgery

LONDON (AP) — The latest on the attack outside Britain's Parliament (all times local):12:25 p.m.A Romanian diplomat said a woman who plunged into th...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


After election, 4 Dutch parties to begin coalition talks

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The conservative party of Prime Minister Mark Rutte and three other parties have agreed to begin talks about forming t...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Applications for US unemployment benefits rise to still-low 258,000, a sign layoffs are low

WASHINGTON (AP) — Applications for US unemployment benefits rise to still-low 258,000, a sign layoffs are low....

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Applications for US jobless aid rise to still-low 258,000

WASHINGTON (AP) — More people sought U.S. unemployment benefits last week, but applications are still at a low level that points to a healthy job ma...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Bio box of Cardinal William Keeler

NAME: William Henry Keeler.AGE: 86; born March 4, 1931, in San Antonio, Texas.EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree, St. Charles Seminary in Overbrook, Pennsy...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Ex-postal worker admits scamming $1.2M in federal benefits

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A former U.S. Postal Service worker in western New York has pleaded guilty to scamming the federal government out of more than ...

March 23rd, 2017 |