NEWS


Belvedere Emporium: A modern boutique inside a historic building

Belvedere Emporium: A modern boutique inside a historic building

HARROD — If you have ever traveled through southeastern Allen County on state Route 117, you’ve likely noticed a large white building that...

December 2nd, 2016 |  


Police calls

300 block of Calumet Avenue, Lima — Police were called Friday to handle a theft complaint.1200 block of East Kibby Street, Lima — Police w...

December 2nd, 2016 |  


Births

St. Rita’s Medical CenterDec. 1 — Kathleen and Rick Parfait, St. Marys, boy....

December 2nd, 2016 |  


Macaw poses in man’s mug shot after unlucky court appearance

Macaw poses in man’s mug shot after unlucky court appearance

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A 4-year-old macaw named “Bird” is an instant celebrity after appearing in a posed booking mug shot in Oregon ...

December 2nd, 2016 |  


Business, community leaders recognized for commitment to young professionals

Business, community leaders recognized for commitment to young professionals

LIMA — Area businesses and community leaders were recognized for their commitment to young professionals Thursday night at an award ceremony hel...

December 1st, 2016 updated: December 1st, 2016. |  


Jordan eyes gov’t use of funds

Jordan eyes gov’t use of funds

WASHINGTON D.C. — Congressman Jim Jordan drilled four panel members Thursday concerning the use of funds collected by various government organiz...

December 1st, 2016 |  


SPORTS


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St. Marys shoots past New Knoxville
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St. John’s turns away LCC

Hale scores 19 as Bath defeats Clay in girls basketball

BATH TOWNSHIP — Jaidyn Hale had 19 points, including four 3-pointers, and Heidi Craddock scored 10 as Bath defeated Oregon Clay 52-40 in girls b...

December 1st, 2016 |  


Lima area results

High SchoolsGirls BasketballSt. Marys 60, New Knoxville 40At St. MarysNew KnoxvilleKenzie Schroer 16, Jenna Schwieterman 15, Samantha Trego 3, Brianna...

December 1st, 2016 |  


St. John’s turns away LCC

St. John’s turns away LCC

DELPHOS — Close but no cigar would be the best description for the Lima Central Catholic girls in their match-up Thursday night with Delphos St....

December 1st, 2016 updated: December 2nd, 2016. |  


SI names James Sportsperson of the Year

SI names James Sportsperson of the Year

LeBron James said he has never been driven by individual awards.So the Cavaliers’ star, four-time league MVP and three-time NBA champion didn...

December 1st, 2016 |  


No. 7 Virginia defeats Ohio State

No. 7 Virginia defeats Ohio State

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — London Perrantes scored 15 of his 19 points in the second half and No. 7 Virginia overcame a sloppy performance and ralli...

December 1st, 2016 |  


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LIFESTYLE


Sandi Patty to bring Christmas show to Van Wert

Sandi Patty to bring Christmas show to Van Wert

VAN WERT — Gospel Music Hall of Famer Sandi Patty will be bringing her Christmas Blessings Tour to Niswonger Performing Arts Center Sunday.̶...

December 1st, 2016 |  


Selena Gomez rules Instagram 2016 with most followers, likes

Selena Gomez rules Instagram 2016 with most followers, likes

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Selena Gomez rules Instagram.The photo-sharing site released its year-end data Thursday showing the 24-year-old pop star has ...

December 1st, 2016 |  


Making a joyful noise unto the Lord

Making a joyful noise unto the Lord

LIMA — First there is a countdown. For five minutes, the clock counts down second-by-second to zero, and a soundtrack of recorded music builds t...

November 30th, 2016 |  


Religion briefs

Glory Way Quartet to appear in concertGROVER HILL — Grover Hill Zion United Methodist Church, 204 S. Harrison St., will present Mansfield’...

November 30th, 2016 |  


Creator of McDonald’s flagship sandwich, the Big Mac, dies

Creator of McDonald’s flagship sandwich, the Big Mac, dies

PITTSBURGH (AP) — You probably don’t know his name, but you’ve almost certainly devoured his creation: two all-beef patties, special...

November 30th, 2016 |  


OPINION


Pope underlines the golden rule

Pope Francis’ characterization of worldwide tensions based largely on race and ethnicity couldn’t be more on point. The leader of the worl...

December 1st, 2016 |  


Letter: Good deed, doing without

I admire the work Jerry Lewis does concerning the free meals on Thanksgiving.I do wonder though, while he does that good deed does he think about the ...

December 1st, 2016 |  


Orange County (Calif.) Register: Donald Trump should think through Russian policy

One of Donald Trump’s most important, dramatic and concrete promises is to build a partnership with Russia.Under president Obama, relations with...

December 1st, 2016 |  


George Will: Fidel Castro and dead utopianism

George Will: Fidel Castro and dead utopianism

With the end of Fidel Castro’s nasty life Friday, we can hope, if not reasonably expect, to have seen the last of charismatic totalitarians wors...

December 1st, 2016 |  


Noah Feldman: Faithless electors would distort fairness, rule of law

Noah Feldman: Faithless electors would distort fairness, rule of law

When my colleague Lawrence Lessig argued at Medium that members of the Electoral College should break faith and vote for Hillary Clinton instead of Do...

November 30th, 2016 updated: November 30th, 2016. |  


BUSINESS


Stocks end mostly lower, despite gains in banks, oil

Stocks end mostly lower, despite gains in banks, oil

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks moved mostly lower Wednesday as gains in blue-chip energy companies and banks were not enough to make up for losses in th...

November 30th, 2016 |  


Strike ends at Federal-Mogul in Van Wert

VAN WERT — After more than two weeks on the picket line, the United Steelworkers union and Federal-Mogul Corp. have reached a contract agreement...

November 30th, 2016 |  


Stocks close higher, helped by health care companies

Stocks close higher, helped by health care companies

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks closed slightly higher on Tuesday, boosted by health-care companies like UnitedHealth Group, which helped outweigh steep ...

November 29th, 2016 |  


Stocks pull back from records; banks, retailers fall

Stocks pull back from records; banks, retailers fall

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks pulled back slightly on Monday, retreating from the records the market set last week.Consumer companies and banks took so...

November 28th, 2016 |  


Gas prices tumble in Lima region

Gas prices tumble in Lima region

LIMA — Prices dropped 7.6 cents for regular unleaded gasoline since last week in Allen County, according to prices reported on GasBuddy.com.The ...

November 28th, 2016 updated: November 28th, 2016. |  


STATE NEWS


Trump’s ‘Thank you’ tour gets off to raucous start

CINCINNATI (AP) — Donald Trump returned to his campaign roots Thursday in his first major public appearance since Election Day, resembling the pugna...

December 2nd, 2016 |  


OH Lottery

CLEVELAND (AP) _ These Ohio lotteries were drawn Thursday:21-23-39-40-41, Lucky Ball: 18(twenty-one, twenty-three, thirty-nine, forty, forty-one; Luck...

December 2nd, 2016 |  


2016 Ohio voters cast record number of absentee ballots

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A record number of Ohioans cast absentee ballots in November's election while fewer people had to vote provisionally.That's ac...

December 2nd, 2016 |  


New judge sets Dec. 12 hearing on Ohio cop shooting retrial

CINCINNATI (AP) — The new judge in the case has scheduled a Dec. 12 hearing to discuss plans for the retrial of a white former University of Cincinn...

December 2nd, 2016 |  


Ohio Senate panel rejects Kasich utility panel appointment

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio Senate panel has rejected the governor's pick for a seat on the state's utility regulatory board.The rejection Thursda...

December 2nd, 2016 |  


Ohio Senate OKs bill targeting fentanyl-laced street drugs

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A proposal targeting drug dealers in Ohio who traffic in products laced with the opioid fentanyl has cleared the state Senate....

December 2nd, 2016 |  


NATIONAL NEWS


Teenager brings guns to school, but his parents disarm him

BOUNTIFUL, Utah (AP) — Police are applauding a mother and father who disarmed their 15-year-old son at a Utah junior high school, after they noticed...

December 2nd, 2016 |  


UK’s Liberal Democrats unseat Zac Goldsmith in London vote

LONDON (AP) — Britain's Liberal Democrat Party has unseated Zac Goldsmith, a one-time Conservative Party rising star who ran as an independent in a ...

December 2nd, 2016 |  


Trump voter lost her home to new Treasury secretary

WASHINGTON (AP) — When Donald Trump named his Treasury secretary, Teena Colebrook felt her heart sink.She had voted for the president-elect on the b...

December 2nd, 2016 |  


Pope OKs martyrdom decree for US priest killed in Guatemala

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has put an American priest killed during Guatemala's civil war on the path to possible sainthood by declaring him a...

December 2nd, 2016 |  


Designer Tom Ford: Melania Trump ‘not necessarily my image’

NEW YORK (AP) — Fashion designer Tom Ford says first lady-to-be Melania Trump likely won't be wearing his clothes in the White House.During an appea...

December 2nd, 2016 |  


Heavy snowfall cuts power, fells trees that block roads

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Technicians are working across Poland to restore power to some 180,000 households and to unblock roads and railway tracks afte...

December 2nd, 2016 |