NEWS


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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 now serving 30 years in prison for those crimes pleaded not guilty...

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. |  


Williams resigns from Lima school board

Williams resigns from Lima school board

LIMA — A clearly emotional Dennis Williams announced he would be resigning his position, effective immediately, on the Lima schools board of edu...

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


Ohio cities could stop paying prevailing wage to construction workers

Ohio cities could stop paying prevailing wage to construction workers

COLUMBUS — Local governments could opt out of paying Ohio’s prevailing wage on public construction projects under a new proposal from stat...

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


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. |  


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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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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Jay Ambrose: How Trump could lead us to socialism yet

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 |  


Drain the swamp: dump Trump

Donald Trump said he was going to drain the swamp, but instead, he’s brought in more swampees.Trump needs to take care of his conflict of intere...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Letter: Doctors know their patients best

Please contact your legislators to amend the MACRA/CHIPS legislation immediately so that it helps small independent medical practices instead of penal...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


George Will: America’s predictable pension crisis

George Will: America’s predictable pension crisis

WASHINGTON — Some American disasters come as bolts from the blue — the stock market crash of October 1929, Pearl Harbor, the designated hi...

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


Chicago Tribune: A better remedy for climate change: Less government and less pollution

FEB. 20, 2017 — The baking of planet Earth is proceeding without interruption. Last year was the hottest year on record, according to NASA and t...

February 23rd, 2017 updated: 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


Germany slams Russian plan for Reichstag replica to attack

BERLIN (AP) — German officials are criticizing plans announced by the Russian military to build a replica of Berlin's Parliament building as a targe...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Malaysia: VX nerve agent killed outcast North Korean scion

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The poison used to kill the estranged half brother of North Korea's leader at a crowded air terminal in Malaysia last ...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Police: 2 officers wounded, 1 man killed in DC shooting

WASHINGTON (AP) — Authorities say two police officers are wounded and a man is dead after a shooting in Washington.Police Chief Peter Newsham said a...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Stampede! Drone causes 1,500 elk to charge in Wyoming snow

JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — Wildlife refuge officials say a man with a drone caused 1,500 elk to stampede half a mile.The stampede happened Monday at the N...

February 24th, 2017 |  


The Latest: Day 2 of UN-hosted Syria peace talks in Geneva

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the developments in the Syrian conflict (all times local):2:20 p.m.The U.N. envoy for Syria has kicked off his second da...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Man charged with attempted murder for firing at trooper

GOOSE CREEK, S.C. (AP) — A man has been charged with attempted murder of a South Carolina state trooper.The State Law Enforcement Division says 20-y...

February 24th, 2017 |