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Jim Jordan to appear on ABC’s ‘This Week’

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Urbana, will be one of the guests on “This Week,” which will air at 9 a.m. Sunday on ABC.Also a...

February 25th, 2017 |  


Lima, Allen County dangerous for bikes, pedestrians

Lima, Allen County dangerous for bikes, pedestrians

LIMA — Allen County and Lima are the most dangerous mid-sized population areas in Ohio for bicyclists and pedestrians during a five-year span fr...

February 25th, 2017 |  


Pre-existing conditions complicate health care replacement

Pre-existing conditions complicate health care replacement

CHICAGO (AP) — As Republicans try to unite around a replacement for the Affordable Care Act, one of the most popular parts of the law will be am...

February 25th, 2017 |  


Lima/Allen County Crime Stoppers wanted people of the week

Lima/Allen County Crime Stoppers wanted people of the week

THOSE WHO HAVE INFORMATION CAN CALL CRIME STOPPERS AT 419-229-7867CRIME OF THE WEEKLima Police Department investigators were looking for the man who r...

February 25th, 2017 |  


Allen County Marriages and Divorces

MARRIAGESRobert F. Huenke, 61, Elida, and Brenda S. Gunter, 51, Lima; Robert L. Garcia, 39, Lima, and Lovetta D. Crouch, 43, Lima; Mitchell R. Leis, 2...

February 25th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


Bowling championships start

Bowling championships start

Last week we discussed how the bowling season is entering the home stretch of the season. There have actually been some champions crowned in some shor...

February 25th, 2017 |  


Wapakoneta gets school-record 20th boys basketball win

Wapakoneta gets school-record 20th boys basketball win

VAN WERT — Wapakoneta’s boys basketball team achieved a school-record 20th victory on Friday night much the same way it put the first 19 i...

February 25th, 2017 |  


Bath halts losing streak

Bath halts losing streak

BATH TOWNSHIP — Sometimes it takes a rivalry game to bring out the best in a team.Bath, which had three wins all season and riding a 10-game los...

February 25th, 2017 updated: February 25th, 2017. |  


Lima area roundup: Celina boys win state title in Division II swim relay

Lima area roundup: Celina boys win state title in Division II swim relay

CANTON — The Celina team of Justin Fleagle, Garrett Weininger, Keaton McMurray and Mason Baker captured the Division II state boys 200-yard free...

February 25th, 2017 updated: February 25th, 2017. |  


Cecilia Riepenhoff has top series at bowling district

ROSSFORD — Lima Central Catholic’s Cecilia Riepenhoff had the high series of 629 at Thursday’s Division II girls bowling district at...

February 25th, 2017 |  


Ohio high school boys, girls basketball scores for Friday, Feb. 24

Ohio high school boys, girls basketball scores for Friday, Feb. 24

Boys BasketballAkr. Hoban 78, Chardon NDCL 33Akr. Kenmore 73, Norton 49Akr. SVSM 72, Can. McKinley 54Arlington 60, Arcadia 26Ashland 80, Mansfield Mad...

February 25th, 2017 |  


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LIFESTYLE


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Jane and David Hollon

Jane and David Hollon

LIMA — Mr. and Mrs. David “Buzz” Hollon are celebrating 40 years of marriage.Hollon and the former Jane Black were married Feb. 26, ...

February 25th, 2017 updated: February 25th, 2017. |  


Sharon and Tom Friesner

Sharon and Tom Friesner

HARROD — Mr. and Mrs. Tom Friesner are celebrating 50 years of marriage. A party will be held at a later date.Friesner and the former Sharon Jol...

February 25th, 2017 updated: February 25th, 2017. |  


Pam and Roger Wireman

Pam and Roger Wireman

LIMA — Mr. and Mrs. Roger Wireman are celebrating 50 years of marriage.Wireman and the former Pam McKeever were married March 4, 1967, in Lima.T...

February 25th, 2017 updated: February 25th, 2017. |  


95th birthday: Mary Morris

95th birthday: Mary Morris

LIMA — Mary K. Morris is celebrating her 95th birthday.She was born Feb. 24, 1922, in Lynn, Massachusetts, to Owen and Kathleen Coll.She has thr...

February 25th, 2017 updated: February 25th, 2017. |  


Conrad/Sanders

Conrad/Sanders

HARROD — Julia Kathleen Conrad and Jaromey Michael Sanders announce their engagement.Conrad is the daughter of Rick and Cindy Conrad, of Harrod....

February 25th, 2017 updated: February 25th, 2017. |  


David Trinko: Finding hope, from someone who’s been there

David Trinko: Finding hope, from someone who’s been there

The advice from Gina Smith is simple and heartfelt.“Live each day like it’s your last.”“Take one day at a time, and you will g...

February 25th, 2017 |  


OPINION


Joel Parker: Taxation without representation

Joel Parker: Taxation without representation

The Elida School Board should be commended for passing a resolution last week that points out the many flaws in the charter school industry. Its decis...

February 25th, 2017 |  


Editorial: Missile mischief: Russia’s violation of 1987 agreement bodes ill

Russia’s secret deployment of a new cruise missile in violation of a 1987 agreement with the United States calls into question the whole value o...

February 25th, 2017 |  


Philadelphia Inquirer: Trump mirrors Stalin and Mao in calling the media the ‘enemy’

FEB. 21, 2017 — As a candidate and since winning the White House, President Trump has consistently railed against journalists. Last week he went...

February 25th, 2017 |  


David Trinko: Finding hope, from someone who’s been there

David Trinko: Finding hope, from someone who’s been there

The advice from Gina Smith is simple and heartfelt.“Live each day like it’s your last.”“Take one day at a time, and you will g...

February 25th, 2017 |  


Legal-Ease: What is in a name?

Legal-Ease: What is in a name?

Names are important. In our region, people usually keep the personal names that their parents chose for them. Marriage or divorce can prompt name chan...

February 25th, 2017 updated: February 25th, 2017. |  


BUSINESS


How to buy a home when you haven’t sold yours yet

How to buy a home when you haven’t sold yours yet

You’ve found the perfect new home for your family, but your current house hasn’t sold yet. You can’t afford to carry two mortgages, ...

February 25th, 2017 |  


Legal-Ease: What is in a name?

Legal-Ease: What is in a name?

Names are important. In our region, people usually keep the personal names that their parents chose for them. Marriage or divorce can prompt name chan...

February 25th, 2017 updated: February 25th, 2017. |  


Leipsic bar and grill keeps on smokin’

Leipsic bar and grill keeps on smokin’

LEIPSIC — When Cher Barnes purchased a popular bar and grill in Leipsic, she wanted to add her own unique flair to the establishment.Smokin̵...

February 24th, 2017 |  


LIMA — Increased production of 327,000 barrels of oil per day and steady refining throughputs at Husky Energy contributed to the company’s...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Lima-based Christian TV station gets $7.7 million in FCC auction, to launch foundation

Lima-based Christian TV station gets $7.7 million in FCC auction, to launch foundation

LIMA — WTLW TV-44, a Lima-based Christian TV station, will be compensated $7.7 million to change broadcast frequencies as a result of the recent...

February 24th, 2017 updated: February 24th, 2017. |  


Lima/Allen County Chamber presents leadership workshop

Lima/Allen County Chamber presents leadership workshop

LIMA — The Lima/Allen County Chamber presents a leadership conference from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Thursday, March 16, at The City Club, 144 S. Main ...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


STATE NEWS


Miami University student’s alcohol-related death ruled accident

Miami University student’s alcohol-related death ruled accident

OXFORD — A coroner’s office says the alcohol-related death of 18-year-old student at Miami University in Ohio last month has been ruled an...

February 24th, 2017 updated: February 24th, 2017. |  


Wife: Columbus man’s shooting began with dispute over music, trash

Wife: Columbus man’s shooting began with dispute over music, trash

COLUMBUS — The wife of a slain central Ohio man says he was fatally shot when he confronted neighbors about frequent loud music from their house...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Teen’s shooting adds to increased Toledo homicides this year

Teen’s shooting adds to increased Toledo homicides this year

TOLEDO — Police say a 17-year-old boy fatally shot in a vehicle is the ninth homicide this year in Toledo, which has seen an increase in slaying...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Hamilton police: 14-year-old girl arrested in father’s fatal shooting

Hamilton police: 14-year-old girl arrested in father’s fatal shooting

HAMILTON — Police say a 14-year-old who called 911 to say she had shot her father has been arrested on a charge of aggravated murder in southwes...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Columbus police shoot, kill man who allegedly pointed gun at them

Columbus police shoot, kill man who allegedly pointed gun at them

COLUMBUS — Police in Columbus have shot and killed a man who they say pointed a gun at them.Officers were called to the scene Thursday night on ...

February 24th, 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. |  


NATIONAL NEWS


Malaysia says airport safe, autopsy shows nerve agent effect

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia's health minister said Sunday autopsy results suggested a nerve agent caused "very serious paralysis" that ki...

February 25th, 2017 |  


Fox News’ Swedish ‘security advisor’ has heads scratching

NEW YORK (AP) — A trans-Atlantic wave of puzzlement is rippling across Sweden for the second time in a week, after a prominent Fox News program feat...

February 25th, 2017 |  


‘Moonlight’ sweeps Spirit Awards; Affleck wins best actor

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — Barry Jenkins' luminous coming-of-age tale "Moonlight" swept the Film Independent Spirit Awards on Saturday, taking home...

February 25th, 2017 |  


Germany: Man hits 3 with car and flees, is shot by police

BERLIN (AP) — A man drove a car into pedestrians in a central square in the German city of Heidelberg on Saturday, injuring three people, then fled ...

February 25th, 2017 |  


The Latest: Malaysia says airport safe, no trace of toxin

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The Latest on Malaysia's investigation into the apparent assassination of the half brother of North Korean leader Kim ...

February 25th, 2017 |  


Fast and furious: Man cons salesman out of $150K Maserati

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — A Maserati is missing after police say a man conned a salesman during a test drive.Boca Raton police say 45-year-old Michael...

February 25th, 2017 |