NEWS


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


Treglia named Allen County Sheriff

Treglia named Allen County Sheriff

LIMA — Matt Treglia was chosen as sheriff of Allen County on Wednesday night after a series of unpleasant circumstances that played out over the...

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


Woman said she didn’t attack priest

Woman said she didn’t attack priest

OTTAWA — A woman accused of attacking an 84-year-old priest testified Wednesday he assaulted her and has been after her for 20 years.Frances Wil...

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


Work underway for Rhodes downtown project

Work underway for Rhodes downtown project

LIMA — The signs have been in the windows of buildings in the southeast quadrant of Town Square for months, but work is now underway on demolish...

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


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


“Whitewashed Barn” painting with watercolors with Jeanne Beutler at the Putnam County District Library Ottawa location.

“Whitewashed Barn” painting with watercolors with Jeanne Beutler at the Putnam County District Library Ottawa location.

OTTAWA — Putnam County District Library hosts “Whitewashed Barn” painting with watercolors with Jeanne Beutler at the Ottawa locatio...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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Ohio high school boys, girls basketball scores for Wednesday, Feb. 22

Ohio high school boys, girls basketball scores for Wednesday, Feb. 22

Boys BasketballBloomdale Elmwood 65, Van Buren 47Cols. Hartley 49, Johnstown-Monroe 39Findlay Liberty-Benton 73, Leipsic 62Kidron Cent. Christian 55, ...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Lima area results

High SchoolsGirls BasketballSectionalsDivision IIAt LeipsicShawnee 40, Celina 32ShawneeDeAsia Smith 12, Alissa Stahler 13, Donna Lewis 3, Grace O̵...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Lima Senior trio announce future football plans

A trio of Lima Spartans football players announced where they would continue their football careers at the next level Wednesday.Jaden Walker, a runnin...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Lima Central Catholic graduate Kimbrough receives national recognition

Lima Central Catholic graduate Kimbrough receives national recognition

FINDLAY — University of Findlay junior guard and Lima Central Catholic graduate Martyce Kimbrough has been named the NCAA Division II Men’...

February 22nd, 2017 updated: February 23rd, 2017. |  


Derryberry-Oren reliable as referees

Derryberry-Oren reliable as referees

When I was coaching basketball, I deliberately did not want to know in advance who was refereeing our games, home or away. But I would sit anxiously o...

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


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LIFESTYLE


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Lima Policeman Tom Nelson

Lima Policeman Tom Nelson

LIMA — Lima police patrolman Tom Nelson stationed himself in an alley behind the Brass Rail bar at 26 Public Square on May 17, 1959, while his p...

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


Births

Lima Memorial Health SystemFeb. 21 — Katherine and Robert Glenn, Lima, girl.St. Rita’s Medical CenterFeb. 19 — Holly Draper and Jus...

February 21st, 2017 |  


LSO to perform concert with mystery

LSO to perform concert with mystery

LIMA — A concert with a mystery is what the Lima Symphony Orchestra is offering patrons Saturday night with “Enigma Variations.”R...

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


Entertainment roundup: ‘Today’ show anchor Hoda Kotb adopts baby girl

Entertainment roundup: ‘Today’ show anchor Hoda Kotb adopts baby girl

NEW YORK — “Today” show host Hoda Kotb says she has adopted a baby girl.The co-anchor of the fourth hour of the NBC morning program ...

February 21st, 2017 |  


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 |  


OPINION


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George Will: America’s predictable pension crisis

Chicago Tribune: Trump confronts NATO’s free riders

FEB. 18, 2017 — NATO is a 28-nation alliance built on the premise that an attack on one member is an attack on every member. That’s a heal...

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


Letter: American being played as fools

Our new President thinks he is superior over everyone and everything. He lies, so does the people who work for him.The American people need to know th...

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


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. |  


Cynthia Allen: Will the Trump era create a conundrum for Catholics?

Cynthia Allen: Will the Trump era create a conundrum for Catholics?

Just a week ago, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals refused to give the go-ahead for President Donald Trump’s executive order temporarily blo...

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


BUSINESS


Local auto dealerships earn Customer First Award for Excellence certification

LIMA — Three local Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, Ram and FIAT dealerships have earned Customer First Award for Excellence certification.Tom Ahl Chrysle...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Study: Technology trouble dents car and truck reliability

Study: Technology trouble dents car and truck reliability

DETROIT (AP) — Technology glitches including Bluetooth phone pairing and misunderstood voice commands put a dent in car and truck reliability sc...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Deal hunger sends food stocks higher; US indexes at records

Deal hunger sends food stocks higher; US indexes at records

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks again broke records Tuesday as investors came back from a long weekend hungry for deals. While Kraft Heinz and Unilever c...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Fertilizer application training coming to Mt. Victory

Fertilizer application training coming to Mt. Victory

MOUNT VICTORY — The Ohio State University Hardin County Extension will offering free fertilizer applicator certification training from 1 to 3 p....

February 21st, 2017 |  


Gas prices down in Lima region

Gas prices down in Lima region

LIMA — Gas prices were down 7 cents in Allen County on Monday morning, but they’d already bounced back up nearly a nickel by the afternoon...

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


STATE NEWS


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 |  


Lucas County to pay family, settle suit over inmate’s death

Lucas County to pay family, settle suit over inmate’s death

TOLEDO — A northern Ohio county will pay $750,000 to the family of a murder suspect who was found unresponsive in jail and later died in 2004.Of...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


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


Cincinnati faces projected $25M budget shortfall next year

Cincinnati faces projected $25M budget shortfall next year

CINCINNATI — A $25.1 million shortfall has been projected for Cincinnati’s upcoming budget, and the city manager is recommending most depa...

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


Ohio Supreme Court dismisses untried case of alleged rape by teen

Ohio Supreme Court dismisses untried case of alleged rape by teen

COLUMBUS — The Ohio Supreme Court has dismissed the case of an adult identified as a suspect in a rape he allegedly committed as a teenager.The ...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Shooting after argument leaves 1 dead, another injured in Columbus

Shooting after argument leaves 1 dead, another injured in Columbus

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Authorities in Columbus say a shooting has left one person dead and another injured.Police tell WBNS-TV that a man and a woman w...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


NATIONAL NEWS


The Latest: UN envoy to discuss detainees, abducted in Syria

GENEVA (AP) — The Latest on developments in Syria and the Geneva talks (all times local):1:55 p.m.The U.N. envoy for Syria has held a moment of sile...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Woman says billboard’s message slams gender equality

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Women are planning to protest a North Carolina billboard with a message they say is a slam on gender equality.A billboard...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


UN-sponsored Syria talks resume in Geneva after 10 months

GENEVA (AP) — Syrian peace talks under the auspices of the United Nations resumed in Geneva on Thursday, 10 months after falling apart over escalati...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


The Latest: Evancho wants to ‘enlighten’ Trump on policies

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Trump administration's decision on public school bathrooms and transgender students. (all times local):7:30 a.m....

February 23rd, 2017 |  


End of transgender bathroom rule gets conservative praise

WASHINGTON (AP) — Conservatives are praising the Trump administration's rollback of public school bathroom requirements for transgender students, sa...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Afghanistan may seek sanctions on suspected terror networks

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A government official says Afghanistan is ready to seek United Nations sanctions against suspected terrorist networks and ...

February 23rd, 2017 |