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St. Rita’s parent Catholic Health Partners changes name to Mercy Health

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ODOT construction and maintenance projects

Three people die in collision

Three Wauseon residents were killed Thursday in Pike Township when a semi truck struck a vehicle. According to the Toledo post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol, a 1996 two-door Oldsmobile driven by Matthew C. Hahn, 28, of Wauseon was eastbound on County Road L at approximately 4:43 p.m. when it entered an intersection at State Route 109 and was st

The Lima News
Every 100 years or so, you get a chance to meet a special person like Lucy Mathers. And when you do, you end up feeling blessed.
Mathers is 103 years young, still active, and living life to the fullest.
Yeah, she's slowed down some. She no longer can play a full round of golf, but she does still smack a few balls around when she ge

Lima can't help but love Lucy

The Lima News Every 100 years or so, you get a chance to meet a special person like Lucy Mathers. And when you do, you end up feeling blessed. Mathers is 103 years young, still active, and living life to the fullest. Yeah, she's slowed down some. She no longer can play a full round of golf, but she does still smack a few balls around when she ge

Expositor print edition has new look

The print edition of Fulton County Expositor now features a new look designed to make the newspaper easier to read, more dependable in its layout, and more effective for our advertisers. Even though we live in a digital age, with more people than ever turning to digital platforms to get the news and information they want, we recognize that our pri

MARBLEHEAD—The Marblehead Lighthouse is one of Lake Erie's best known and most-photographed landmarks, whether it be winter, spring, summer or fall, there is always a photo opportunity at the lighthouse.
This past winter thousands traveled from near and far to take a look and photograph the beautiful “push ice” that surrounded th

Marblehead Lighthouse, great place for picnic

MARBLEHEAD—The Marblehead Lighthouse is one of Lake Erie's best known and most-photographed landmarks, whether it be winter, spring, summer or fall, there is always a photo opportunity at the lighthouse. This past winter thousands traveled from near and far to take a look and photograph the beautiful “push ice” that surrounded th

CLEVELAND (AP) — Andrew Wiggins has an NBA home. Maybe a temporary one.
The Cavaliers signed the No. 1 overall draft pick Thursday, a deal that prevents Wiggins from being traded for 30 days.
Wiggins has been linked to a possible blockbuster trade with Minnesota for All-Star forward Kevin Love. But any deal now involving Wiggins can't be fi

Cavs sign Wiggins, who can't be traded for 30 days

CLEVELAND (AP) — Andrew Wiggins has an NBA home. Maybe a temporary one. The Cavaliers signed the No. 1 overall draft pick Thursday, a deal that prevents Wiggins from being traded for 30 days. Wiggins has been linked to a possible blockbuster trade with Minnesota for All-Star forward Kevin Love. But any deal now involving Wiggins can't be fi

Richland Public Health Mosquito Spraying Schedule for 2014 Week of July 28, 2014

Monday Evening, July 28 CEDAR CREEK MANUFACTURED HOME PARK VILLAGE OF BELLVILLE JEFFERSON TOWNSHIP - Mock Rd., Ritter Rd. Tuesday Evening, July 29 HAPPY HOLLOW CAMP HIDDEN HOLLOW CAMP WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP - Lexwood Dr. area, E. Hanley Rd., Straub Rd., Trease Rd. to Alexander Rd., Woodville Rd., Hull Rd., Kochheiser Rd. Wednesday Evening, Jul

Enterprise print edition has new look

The print edition of the Swanton Enterprise now features a new look designed to make the newspaper easier to read, more dependable in its layout, and more effective for our advertisers. Even though we live in a digital age, with more people than ever turning to digital platforms to get the news and information they want, we recognize that our prin

Friends of Ida Rupp book sale Aug. 1-2

PORT CLINTON—The members-only sale for the Friends of Ida Rupp Public Library annual book sale will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, July 31, in the conference room at the library, 310 Madison St., Port Clinton. Membership is only $5, and can be purchased at the library. Members of the Friends of Ida Rupp Public Library will get first choi

The Bellville Star's print edition has new look

The print edition of The Bellville Star now features a new look designed to make the newspaper easier to read, more dependable in its layout, and more effective for our advertisers. Even though we live in a digital age, with more people than ever turning to digital platforms to get the news and information they want, we recognize that our print pr

COLUMBUS (AP) — The Ohio State marching band is moving forward without its director: A day after he was fired, the band is performing with the Columbus Symphony in what is often considered its unofficial season kickoff.
The university dismissed band director Jonathan Waters on Thursday after an investigation determined that he knew about and

Ohio State band marches on after director's firing

COLUMBUS (AP) — The Ohio State marching band is moving forward without its director: A day after he was fired, the band is performing with the Columbus Symphony in what is often considered its unofficial season kickoff. The university dismissed band director Jonathan Waters on Thursday after an investigation determined that he knew about and

OTTAWA — Two suspicious fires occurred this morning in Ottawa in two abandoned houses owned by the village. Now officials are looking for help in figuring out who set them.
The first, at 315 N. Perry St., was called in by a driver at 5:11 a.m., according to the Putnam County Sheriff's Office. The Ottawa and Glandorf fire departments responde

Two Ottawa house fires under investigation

OTTAWA — Two suspicious fires occurred this morning in Ottawa in two abandoned houses owned by the village. Now officials are looking for help in figuring out who set them. The first, at 315 N. Perry St., was called in by a driver at 5:11 a.m., according to the Putnam County Sheriff's Office. The Ottawa and Glandorf fire departments responde

Faster, easier website unveiled this week

BELLEVUE — The Bellevue Gazette this week unveiled a significant upgrade of its website, making www.thebellevuegazette.com easier to navigate, faster to load and more effective for advertisers. As with this week's launch of our redesigned print product, the new website is largely the result of feedback from both readers and advertisers over

Births

Lima Memorial Health System July 24 — Lydia and Justin Schick, Lima, boy.

Ohio AG's collections end FY 2014 with largest totals in Ohio history

COLUMBUS — The Ohio Attorney General's Office ended Fiscal Year 2014 with the largest amount of debt collected ever. The office announced today that it collected more than $471 million in debts owed to state and local government entities in the fiscal year, which ended on June 30, 2014. “I am pleased that the team we have put together

Summer slam raffle to have 77 drawings

LIMA — The West Ohio Food Bank's Summer Slam Raffle will be held on Aug. 2. Tickets are $50, and tickets are eligible to win more than once. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. and close at 6:30 p.m. Raffle drawings begin at 12 p.m., and tickets will be drawn every five minutes until 6:05 p.m. Food and refreshments are available. Attendees must be 18

What's cooking… Cold Rush Dairy Bar Italian week will be held Monday, July 28 to Sunday, August 3. Specials on Italian sandwiches and other Italian items, 1196 W. Main St., Bellevue. Hours: 10:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. everyday. Info: 419-483-2374. St. Gaspar's, Marywood, Summer Festival, Sunday, July 27. Home cooked chicken or ribs and ham din




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