NEWS


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T-shirt sales to benefit Lima Irish Day Parade

T-shirt sales to benefit Lima Irish Day Parade

LIMA — Organizers with the Lima Irish Day Parade are selling T-shirts, long-sleeve t-shirts/sweatshirts and hoodies to help with the permit pric...

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 |  


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. |  


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. |  


SPORTS


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LCC rallies past Ridgemont
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Shawnee, St. Marys advance
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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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 |  


Oscars look for ratings boost

Oscars look for ratings boost

LOS ANGELES — If the Oscars had doubled down on nominating films with actors named Ryan, the ceremony’s chances for a ratings bounce might...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


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. |  


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. |  


John M. Crisp: Trump’s mental disposition should concern the nation

John M. Crisp: Trump’s mental disposition should concern the nation

On Saturday morning, I invested 77 minutes in another look at President Donald Trump’s news conference of last Thursday. It was a remarkably str...

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. |  


BUSINESS


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 |  


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 |  


Stocks slip from highs as energy companies sink; Dow gains

Stocks slip from highs as energy companies sink; Dow gains

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks slipped Wednesday after their recent record-setting run. Energy companies stumbled, but basic materials makers rose ...

February 22nd, 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 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. |  


Many Ohhio GOP congressmen lay low amid town hall push

Many Ohhio GOP congressmen lay low amid town hall push

COLUMBUS — Ohioans concerned about repeal of the federal health care law and stoked by liberal groups opposed to President Donald Trump’s ...

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 |  


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 |  


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 |