NEWS


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Huffman’s bill would expand school voucher use
Toledo City Council votes to fund more police body cameras

Toledo City Council votes to fund more police body cameras

TOLEDO — Toledo city officials have voted to fund the purchase of more body cameras for police.WTOL-TV reports that Toledo City Council voted un...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Live trivia planned in Cridersville

Live trivia planned in Cridersville

WAPAKONETA — Cridersville library supervisor Melissa Luthman hosts live trivia at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 1, at Marley’s Downtown, 15 Perr...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Homeownership classes planned

Homeownership classes planned

LIMA — West Ohio Community Action Partnership’s homeownership program will begin from 2 to 4 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 28 through Thursday, Marc...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Life Flight paramedic to speak at Lima Rotary

Life Flight paramedic to speak at Lima Rotary

LIMA — Lima Rotary Club will meet at noon Monday at Veterans Civic Center, 7 Town Square, Lima.The guest speaker will be Brian Anderson, talking...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Late Ohio distance swimmer Poenisch named to hall of fame

Late Ohio distance swimmer Poenisch named to hall of fame

GROVE CITY — The late long-distance swimmer Walter Poenisch of central Ohio has been named to the International Swimming Hall of Fame.He is in t...

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


St. Mark’s United Methodist Church plans pancake dinner

St. Mark’s United Methodist Church plans pancake dinner

LIMA — St. Mark’s United Methodist Church is holding an all-you-can-eat pancake and sausage dinner from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 28, a...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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Derryberry-Oren reliable as referees
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LCC gets better of Spencerville
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Hardin Northern turns back Ada

Lima Senior’s James name first team all-TRAC

LIMA — Lima Senior’s Kierre James has been named first team all-Three Rivers Athletic Conference in girls basketball.James teammates Desti...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Ohio high school boys, girls basketball scores for Tuesday, Feb. 21

Ohio high school boys, girls basketball scores for Tuesday, Feb. 21

Boys BasketballAdams Central, Ind. 50, Rockford Parkway 46Akr. Buchtel 71, Tallmadge 65Akr. Coventry 67, Youngs. Mooney 43Akr. Hoban 61, Youngs. Ursul...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Lima area results

Boys BasketballPerry 77, Bath 41At PerryBathHarrison Gough 9, Ryan Gossard 7, Will Clark 7, Kaden Sullivan 7, Devon Kinyon 5, Chad Frey 4, Logan Magru...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Upper Scioto Valley rolls against Perry

Upper Scioto Valley rolls against Perry

HARROD – Upper Scioto Valley got its postseason off in dominating fashion after defeating Perry, 75-18, in the first round of the Division IV Wa...

February 21st, 2017 updated: February 22nd, 2017. |  


Late shot lifts Baldwin Wallace past Ohio Northern

Late shot lifts Baldwin Wallace past Ohio Northern

ADA — Ohio Northern’s Ryan Bruns swatted away Jay Battle’s driving layup to keep ONU in the lead.But out of nowhere came Baldwin Wal...

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


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LIFESTYLE


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Lima Policeman Tom Nelson
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LSO to perform concert with mystery
Birchaven Village hosting educational series for seniors

Birchaven Village hosting educational series for seniors

FINDLAY — Birchaven Village is hosting “Talk About It Tuesdays,” an educational series for seniors on the first and last Tuesday in ...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Church cancels 25K tickets bought by scalpers

Church cancels 25K tickets bought by scalpers

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Country star Eric Church has been battling ticket scalpers for years as his popularity grew and he began selling out arenas. ...

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


Restaurant joins Activated Menu Challenge

Restaurant joins Activated Menu Challenge

Lima’s newest restaurant to open downtown, The Hollander on Main Street, has joined the Activate Approved Menu Challenge. We are very excited fo...

February 20th, 2017 updated: February 20th, 2017. |  


Alzheimer’s Associaton of Northwest Ohio holds program

Alzheimer’s Associaton of Northwest Ohio holds program

CELINA — Links between the body and brain are explored in a program sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Association from 6 t0 7 p.m., Thursday at...

February 20th, 2017 |  


‘Lego Batman’ stays No. 1, conquers ‘The Great Wall’

‘Lego Batman’ stays No. 1, conquers ‘The Great Wall’

NEW YORK (AP) — “The Great Wall” was a hit in China. In North America, it was a dud.The most expensive film ever made in China and w...

February 19th, 2017 |  


OPINION


John Grindrod: Plugging February’s sports void

John Grindrod: Plugging February’s sports void

Certainly, for many of us sports fans, once the Super Bowl is over, there’s a sports void, one that, at least for me, isn’t even filled by...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Chicago Tribune: Trump can’t ignore the threat Afghanistan poses

FEB. 16, 2017 — The war in Afghanistan, now in its 16th year, is largely out of Americans’ sight and out of mind — a conflict in a f...

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


Celia Rivenbark: Committed to alternative facts

Celia Rivenbark: Committed to alternative facts

If this whole Trump mess was a movie — and sometimes it feels like it might be — Kellyanne Conway would play the popular mean girl’s...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Letter: What you know can save a life

This February 22nd marks National Heart Valve Disease Awareness Day. There’s no better time to recognize this common, yet little-known disease.A...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Letter: Foreign policy brings jitters

It’s unfortunate that Dr. Waters’ guest column “Trump’s decisions don’t jeopardize national security” ran the same...

February 20th, 2017 updated: February 22nd, 2017. |  


BUSINESS


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Gas prices down in Lima region
How long should injured pro athletes get workers comp?

How long should injured pro athletes get workers comp?

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Should injured pro athletes be allowed to earn worker compensation benefits until they are 67 years old, like other wor...

February 20th, 2017 |  


World stocks mostly rise as US remains shut for holiday

World stocks mostly rise as US remains shut for holiday

HONG KONG (AP) — Global stocks mostly rose Monday, though Wall Street remained shut for a holiday, as investors awaited key reports this week, i...

February 20th, 2017 |  


AP, other media ask judge to order release of iPhone records

AP, other media ask judge to order release of iPhone records

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Associated Press and two other news organizations asked a judge Monday to force the federal government to reveal how much ...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Hardin County Pork Banquet to be held in March

Hardin County Pork Banquet to be held in March

KENTON — The Hardin County Pork Producers will hold its annual Pork Banquet at 6:30 p.m. March 11 at St. John’s Evangelical Church, Kenton...

February 20th, 2017 updated: February 20th, 2017. |  


Car Talk: Alignment first thing to check when car sways

Car Talk: Alignment first thing to check when car sways

Dear Car Talk:I have owned my 1983 Datsun (Nissan) 280ZX Turbo since it was 6 months old. It has only 125,000 miles. It has never been in an accident....

February 19th, 2017 updated: February 19th, 2017. |  


Car owner enjoys giving old classic new life

Car owner enjoys giving old classic new life

CRIDERSVILLE — When Frank Spinnati, of Cridersville, purchased his 1947 Ford Coupe eight years ago, the last thing he was thinking was restoring...

February 19th, 2017 updated: February 19th, 2017. |  


STATE NEWS


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


Toledo City Council votes to fund more police body cameras

Toledo City Council votes to fund more police body cameras

TOLEDO — Toledo city officials have voted to fund the purchase of more body cameras for police.WTOL-TV reports that Toledo City Council voted un...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Late Ohio distance swimmer Poenisch named to hall of fame

Late Ohio distance swimmer Poenisch named to hall of fame

GROVE CITY — The late long-distance swimmer Walter Poenisch of central Ohio has been named to the International Swimming Hall of Fame.He is in t...

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


Ohio bill would require teaching cursive writing in schools

Ohio bill would require teaching cursive writing in schools

COLUMBUS — Some state lawmakers want to bring back cursive handwriting as a requirement in Ohio’s elementary schools.Republican Reps. Andr...

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


Ohio State museum asks public to help buy dinosaur skeleton

Ohio State museum asks public to help buy dinosaur skeleton

COLUMBUS — A geological museum at Ohio State University wants to buy a new dinosaur skeleton for its collection, and it’s hoping the publi...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Public would have limited access to Ohio drug death reviews

Public would have limited access to Ohio drug death reviews

COLUMBUS — Ohio’s governor has proposed allowing counties to create committees that would review overdose fatalities, and the public would...

February 21st, 2017 |  


NATIONAL NEWS


Police: Suspects in N. Korean death coated hands with poison

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The two women suspected of fatally poisoning a scion of North Korea's ruling family were trained to coat their hands w...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Playwright who inspired ‘Moonlight’ wins PEN award

NEW YORK (AP) — The playwright who inspired the Oscar-nominated movie "Moonlight" has won a prize from PEN America, the literary and human rights or...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Europe: Albania opposition shouldn’t stop judicial reform

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — A senior European Parliament politician has called on the Albanian opposition Democratic Party not to block a judicial reform...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


American Airlines resolves computer troubles in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — American Airlines says its computers are again working at Philadelphia International Airport and the airline has also lifted a g...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


APNewsBreak: College Board to boost SAT security globally

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The firm that oversees registrations for the SAT college entrance exam is boosting security around the world following test-steali...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Want to run for French president? Join the crowd

PARIS (AP) — More and more people want to join France's unpredictable presidential race, with a once-prominent centrist expected to join the field W...

February 22nd, 2017 |