Delphos Mayor Mike Gallmeier doesn't have any problem giving salaried workers a 7.5 percent pay raise. Yep, you read that right. Not 1 percent. Not 2 percent or 3 percent, which has been the norm for public entities and private companies who have been giving post-Recession salary increases. We're talking double that amount … and add more.
Quotations in the news from last week: “I don't really care who he is. It doesn't make him any exception. If you're a racist, you're always going to be a racist. And for him to want to erase it — I just think it's wrong.” — Kristyn Atwood, who was among a group of mostly black elementary school students at whom Mark Wahlber
OTTAWA — The Ottawa SAL Post 63 will hold a fundraiser for Special Olympics beginning at noon, April 4, at Ottawa Highland Lanes, featuring a chicken barbecue. The post hopes to use funds to purchase a new bus. It has been holding a “coin toss” at Putnam County basketball games with students going through the crowd with bags so p
Minutes after Ohio State's 42-20 victory over Oregon, visitors to The Lima News Facebook page and Twitter were surprised to see a preview of the front page of that morning's newspaper already staring at them. “Pick me up a copy if you get the chance,” Michael Sayre wrote to friends after seeing the screaming headline “National Ch
Recently on cable news a little boy appeared to execute two men in Syria. Beside him a thug chants something that is probably related to the Muslim religion. Days before this, men arrogantly stood in the streets in Paris France shouting Islamic religious rhetoric. In recent months we have seen beheadings of journalists and humanitarians in Syria w
Big money is on the line for the University of Oregon coaching staff tonight in terms of bonuses should it win a national title. Such is not the case for the Urban Meyer and his gang at Ohio State. A University of Oregon victory over Ohio State would see the Ducks coaching staff walk away with $1.38 million in bonuses for their performance in the
Texans like to tell you, “Everything is big in Texas.” That is certainly true with Cowboy Stadium, where Ohio State will play Oregon on Monday night in the first ever College Football Playoffs championship game. The facility opened in May 2009, and it is a stadium like no other. The locals in the Dallas-Fort Worth area like to call it
LIMA — Simply put, “The Ice Storm of '05,” which happened 10 years ago this week, was one of those storms you don't forget. Its ferocity would see nearly 75,000 houses in the region lose power and heat, including 82 percent of those in Allen County. Eight days would go by before power was completely restored to everyone, during w