NEWS


Allen County unemployment rate improves for 3rd straight month

LIMA — Allen County’s unemployment rate improved for the third straight month, but it is still the highest in the region.From March to Apr...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Warning of ‘imminent’ attack, Britain raises threat level

Warning of ‘imminent’ attack, Britain raises threat level

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — As officials hunted for accomplices of a suicide bomber and Britain’s prime minister warned another attack coul...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


St. Rita’s volunteers present $227,000 check to medical center at appreciation luncheon

St. Rita’s volunteers present $227,000 check to medical center at appreciation luncheon

LIMA — St. Rita’s Medical Center is nearing its $900,000 fundraising goal thanks to a pledge by the hospital’s volunteers, who were ...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


ODOT announces road construction

LIMA — Ohio Department of Transportation announced road construction projects beginning this week for Allen, Putnam, Van Wert and Hardin countie...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


EPA won’t declare Lake Erie’s waters in Ohio impaired

TOLEDO (AP) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency won’t declare Ohio’s western end of Lake Erie impaired by toxic algae, siding...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


SPORTS


Chemistry key to Shawnee tennis doubles team’s success

Chemistry key to Shawnee tennis doubles team’s success

SHAWNEE TOWNSHIP — Throughout the years at Shawnee, Indians head coach Steve Jones has often paired his top two singles players as a doubles tea...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Feldman, Schebler lead Reds to 5-1 win over Indians

Feldman, Schebler lead Reds to 5-1 win over Indians

CINCINNATI (AP) — Scott Feldman struck out a season-high nine while ending Cincinnati’s long stretch of ineffective starts, and Scott Sche...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


Napoleon’s late uprising dooms Redskins

Napoleon’s late uprising dooms Redskins

MILLER CITY – Napoleon started at the bottom. At least its game-winning rally did.The Wildcats stunned Wapakoneta 4-1 in the championship game o...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


Bad bounce

Bad bounce

HAMLER – The ball may have hit a pebble, but who really knows?The result was a two-run, wild-hop single for Maumee to take the lead.The crazy-ho...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


Parkway handles Minster for district crown

Parkway handles Minster for district crown

WAPAKONETA – Longtime Parkway softball coach Mark Esselstein doesn’t take anything for granted.He knows the importance of getting out to a...

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


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LIFESTYLE


Lima Memorial health focus: Lessons from the Egg

Lima Memorial health focus: Lessons from the Egg

An egg is mainly made up of the shell, the yolk and the white; without one of these components, the egg may not really be an egg, or at best, be a bro...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


Know the 10 warning signs of Alzheimer’s

Know the 10 warning signs of Alzheimer’s

CHICAGO — For Anne Hunt, clues that something wasn’t quite right started to mount. She was repeating herself. And forgetting things.Hunt, ...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


Home remedies: Stop the snoring

Home remedies: Stop the snoring

As many as half of adults sometimes snore. Snoring occurs when air flows past relaxed tissues in your throat, causing the tissues to vibrate as you br...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


Births

Births

Lima Memorial Health SystemMay 20 — Leigh McCullough-Steinke and Andrew Steinke, Wapakoneta, boy; Rakeela McClellan, Lima, boy.May 21 — A...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


Not just ‘Sgt. Pepper’: Many 1967 musical firsts echo today

Not just ‘Sgt. Pepper’: Many 1967 musical firsts echo today

NEW YORK (AP) — “Sgt. Pepper” was only the beginning. Half a century after the Beatles’ psychedelic landmark, it stands as one...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


OPINION


Editorial: Not where it matters: Cosby can’t make his case outside courtroom

Jury selection was scheduled to get underway Monday at the Allegheny County Courthouse for the sexual assault trial that actor Bill Cosby will face in...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Baltimore Sun: Alternative Fact of the Week: Trump as history’s most victimized president

One newspaper editor described him as a “Simple Susan.” A popular magazine wrote that he should be wearing petticoats instead of “ma...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Cynthia M. Allen: In the Trump era, we need to trust the media, but can we?

Cynthia M. Allen: In the Trump era, we need to trust the media, but can we?

Unless you were hiding under a rock for the entirety of 2016, you knew that the first year of Donald Trump’s presidency was going to be rocky.Bu...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Christine M. Flowers: Gingrich Vatican move is a slap to Catholics

Christine M. Flowers: Gingrich Vatican move is a slap to Catholics

So let me put my cards on the table at the beginning:I definitely believe in judging. Pope Francis would be very disappointed in me, since he has made...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


Letter: Say ‘thank you’ to letter carriers

The National Association of Letter Carriers’(NALC) 25th Annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive was May 13. The letter csrriers, United Way of Greate...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


A history of the men who have led Ford

A history of the men who have led Ford

Ford named Jim Hackett its 10th CEO Monday. The 114-year-old company did not have an official CEO role until it went public in the 1950s. So Henry and...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


Fields out at Ford; new CEO Hackett known for turnarounds

Fields out at Ford; new CEO Hackett known for turnarounds

DEARBORN, Michigan (AP) — The job of Ford’s new CEO won’t be easy: He will have to shore up the 114-year-old company’s traditi...

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


Lima resident buys same bike 50 years later

Lima resident buys same bike 50 years later

LIMA — Gary Schum remembers his father telling him when he was 14 that if he earned the money, he could buy a Cushman scooter.To his father̵...

May 21st, 2017 |  


Using cruise control on downgrades won’t harm your engine

Using cruise control on downgrades won’t harm your engine

Dear Car Talk:I like using cruise control, for a couple of reasons: It makes for more relaxed highway driving, and it improves fuel economy. However, ...

May 21st, 2017 |  


Tesla employees raise concerns as production set to jump

Tesla employees raise concerns as production set to jump

FREMONT, Calif. — As Tesla sets aggressive new production goals, its workers are sending a clear message: Don’t forget about us.Several Te...

May 21st, 2017 |  


STATE NEWS


Cops save child from SUV teetering on hill after driver ODs

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Police in Pittsburgh say an SUV with a child in the backseat nearly flipped over a steep hillside after the driver and passenger o...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Kirkersville shootings by man who was freed early prompt changes at court

Kirkersville shootings by man who was freed early prompt changes at court

NEWARK — An Ohio court says lapses in protocol and judgment led to a domestic violence suspect being released early from jail weeks before he ki...

May 20th, 2017 |  


5-year-old Middletown boy reports parents’ overdose

5-year-old Middletown boy reports parents’ overdose

MIDDLETOWN — Police in southwest Ohio say the 5-year-old son of a couple who overdosed on heroin saved his parents by walking two blocks in the ...

May 19th, 2017 |  


Cincinnati mistakenly honors man suspected of killing officer

Cincinnati mistakenly honors man suspected of killing officer

CINCINNATI — The mayor of Cincinnati has tearfully apologized to the city’s police officers after his office unwittingly approved a procla...

May 19th, 2017 |  


Roger Ailes had strong roots in native Ohio, friends say

Roger Ailes had strong roots in native Ohio, friends say

CLEVELAND — Longtime Fox News CEO Roger Ailes built his fame and fortune in TV and politics in the power corridors of New York and Washington, b...

May 19th, 2017 |  


Mom accused of shooting 2 kids found in yard is due in Dayton courtroom

Mom accused of shooting 2 kids found in yard is due in Dayton courtroom

DAYTON — A woman accused of shooting two of her children in the head and leaving them outside an Ohio home is expected to make an initial court ...

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


NATIONAL NEWS


The Latest: Intel director won’t detail Trump conversation

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on investigations into Russia's alleged interference in the 2016 U.S. election (all times local): 10:15 a.m. The na...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


US renews call for Hungary to engage with besieged school

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The U.S. State Department is repeating its call for Hungary to "engage directly" with a university founded by billionaire G...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


The Latest: Dad remembers slain son’s ‘giving heart’

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — The Latest on the stabbing death of a black student visiting the University of Maryland (all times local): 10:15 a.m. ...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


The Latest: Rapper BIA says her heart is broken by attack

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The Latest on the blast at an Ariana Grande concert in northern England (all times local): 3:15 p.m. The rapper BIA...

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


Congo opens probe into ex-minister’s role in Kasai violence

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Authorities in Congo have opened an investigation into whether a former government minister may have played a role in incitin...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Log in, look out: Cyber chaos may grow at workweek’s start

LONDON (AP) — Employees booting up computers at work Monday could see red as they discover they're victims of a global "ransomware" cyberattack that...

May 14th, 2017 |