NEWS


Man pleads to manslaughter charge in 2001 Lima homicide

Man pleads to manslaughter charge in 2001 Lima homicide

LIMA — A man who turned himself in for a 2001 killing that remained unsolved for 15 years took it a step further Friday and pleaded guilty to vo...

February 24th, 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 |  


Police calls

Police calls

300 block of Hunt Street, Delphos — Police were called Wednesday to a home where a man may have overdosed on drugs.1200 block of Dickman Avenue,...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Births

Births

Lima Memorial Health SystemFeb. 23 — Emilee and Justin McCall, Wapakoneta, girl; Melissa and Steven Langhals, Delphos, girl.St. Rita’s Med...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Lima woman indicted for allegedly providing child to sex offender

Lima woman indicted for allegedly providing child to sex offender

LIMA — A woman who allowed one of her children to be sexually abused by a man, who is now serving 30 years in prison for those crimes, pleaded n...

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


MC Sports closing all stores

MC Sports closing all stores

LIMA — MC Sports’ 27 years in Lima will soon be over.The Grand Rapids, Michigan, sporting goods chain has filed for bankruptcy and is clos...

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


SPORTS


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LCC rallies past Ridgemont

James has triple-double in Cavs win

CLEVELAND — LeBron James recorded his 48th career triple-double and Kyrie Irving scored 23 points, leading the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 119-104 ...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Lima area results

High SchoolsBoys BasketballPandora-Gilboa 49, Continental 40At ContinentalPandoraJared Breece 10, Cooper McCullough 10, Drew Johnson 20, Riley Larcom ...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Ohio State beats No. 16 Wisconsin

COLUMBUS — C.J. Jackson scored 18 points on 4-for-4 shooting from 3-point range and Ohio State upset No. 16 Wisconsin 83-73 on Thursday night.Ja...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Top NWCC honors go to Lane-Harvey, Patton in basketball

LIMA — Perry’s Jakoby Lane-Harvey and Upper Scioto Valley’s Emily Patton have received basketball player of the year honors in the N...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Columbus Grove’s Bellman, Schroeder receive top NWC honors

Columbus Grove’s Paige Bellman has been selected as the 2016-17 Northwest Conference Player of the Year in voting by the league’s girls ba...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


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LIFESTYLE


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Births
Get This: Rihanna is named Harvard University Humanitarian of the Year

Get This: Rihanna is named Harvard University Humanitarian of the Year

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Rihanna has been named the 2017 Harvard University Humanitarian of the Year.The Grammy Award-winning singer will receive the ...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Lupus call-in support group meeting scheduled March 8

Lupus call-in support group meeting scheduled March 8

BRECKSVILLE — The Lupus Foundation of America, Great Ohio Chapter will host a monthly call-in support group from 7 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, March 8...

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


‘Being Mortal’ documentary presented in Findlay

‘Being Mortal’ documentary presented in Findlay

FINDLAY — Bridge Home Health & Hospice is hosting the documentary film, “Being Mortal, from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, March 16, in Maratho...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Waiting for dust to settle

Waiting for dust to settle

The church is going through a season of metamorphosis. It’s a time when believers should remain focused and keep our eyes upon the Lord.There is...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Births

Lima Memorial Health SystemFeb. 21 — Natalie and Aaron Lammers, Ottawa, boy.St. Rita’s Medical CenterFeb. 19 — Billie Campbell and T...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


OPINION


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Kathleen Parker: Deep thinkers? ‘Whatever, baby!’

Editorial: High error rate for Medicaid payments

“Our new Constitution is now established, and has an appearance that promises permanency; but in this world nothing can be said to be certain, e...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Editorial: Teachers mixing with community a good thing

Editorial: Teachers mixing with community a good thing

Ohio Governor John Kasich has touched a nerve with educators. It’s a nerve worth touching.Kasich wants to require Ohio teachers to “comple...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Jay Ambrose: How Trump could lead us to socialism yet

Jay Ambrose: How Trump could lead us to socialism yet

One day, President Donald Trump is at a prayer meeting talking about Arnold Schwarzenegger being lousy on TV, and on another, he is naming the brillia...

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


Letter: Borders safe under Trump

Our current President is doing what he said he would do while running for office.The people that infiltrated our country illegally should all be depor...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Letter: ‘Otterdiners’ get special treat

We have a group of Independent Living residents known as the “Otterdiners” who enjoy a monthly outing to various restaurants. On Feb. 21, ...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


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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 |  


Kuhn honored as Optimist of the Year

Kuhn honored as Optimist of the Year

LIMA — Valorie Kuhn was chosen Optimist of the Year at the Lima Noon Optimist Club’s annual charter night celebration.Kuhn was cited for h...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Anne Decker speaking about safety videos at West Central Ohio Safety Council meeting

Anne Decker speaking about safety videos at West Central Ohio Safety Council meeting

LIMA — The West Central Ohio Safety Council will meet at 7:30 a.m. March 14 at the Howard Johnson Inn, 1920 Roschman Ave. in Lima. The meeting w...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


West Central Ohio Safety Council seeks nominations for 61st annual Awards Banquet

West Central Ohio Safety Council seeks nominations for 61st annual Awards Banquet

LIMA — The West Central Ohio Safety Council’s 61st annual Awards Banquet will be held from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. April 11 at the Howard Johnso...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


University of Findlay president serving as chair on Findlay-Hancock County Alliance Board of Directors

University of Findlay president serving as chair on Findlay-Hancock County Alliance Board of Directors

FINDLAY — University of Findlay president Katherine Fell is serving as chair for the Findlay-Hancock County Alliance Board of Directors.She will...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Area UPS drivers honored for safe driving

LIMA — Two area United Parcel Service drivers have been inducted into the Circle of Honor, for UPS drivers who have achieved 25 or more years of...

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


GPS device-maker Garmin reeling after workers gunned down

OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — GPS devise-maker Garmin long has revered diversity in its workforce, even when the locale of its ever-sprawling operational head...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Government wants appeal of travel ban put on hold

SEATTLE (AP) — The Justice Department wants a federal appeals court to put President Trump's travel ban case on hold until he issues a new order, bu...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Brazil’s Carnival opens but without Rio’s evangelical mayor

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Revelers across Brazil began Carnival celebrations on Friday, taking to the streets to dance, drink beer and spirits, and blow...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Judge won’t throw out Bergdahl case over Trump comments

President Donald Trump's campaign-trail criticism of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, while "problematic," hasn't prevented the soldier from getting a fair tr...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Judge sentences high school football player in assault case

DIETRICH, Idaho (AP) — An Idaho judge has sentenced a high school football player to three years of probation and 300 hours of community service aft...

February 24th, 2017 |  


GPS device-maker Garmin reeling after workers gunned down

OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — GPS device-maker Garmin long has revered diversity in its workforce, even when the locale of its ever-sprawling operational head...

February 24th, 2017 |