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Lakewood may have scored first Saturday, but the Comets had the last laugh.
Amherst lodged a decisive 8-4 victory on the strength of Antonio Serrano's arm.
Don't leave Brad Hagerich out of the equation — he had two hits and three RBIs on the afternoon against the Rangers. Rees Rua knocked another three.
Jordan Williams had a base hit early

Rangers outplayed on the diamond

Lakewood may have scored first Saturday, but the Comets had the last laugh. Amherst lodged a decisive 8-4 victory on the strength of Antonio Serrano's arm. Don't leave Brad Hagerich out of the equation — he had two hits and three RBIs on the afternoon against the Rangers. Rees Rua knocked another three. Jordan Williams had a base hit early

POLICE REPORTS

• April 12 at 6:40 p.m.: A counterfeit $20 bill was reported at Discount Drug Mart. • April 15 at 10:44 a.m.: Benjamin Lenczewski was charged with theft. He is suspected of stealing $41,316 worth of tools from Whirlaway Corp. while he worked there, according to a police report. • April 17 at 7:13 p.m.: Police were called to a So

WASHINGTON — When three of his U.S. Supreme Court colleagues said two years ago that same-sex marriage wasn't a constitutional right, Chief Justice John Roberts left himself room to maneuver.
Roberts declined to join that group, and that decision will put him in focus Tuesday when the court hears arguments in a historic clash that may legali

Gay-rights skeptic Roberts urged to make U.S. high court history

WASHINGTON — When three of his U.S. Supreme Court colleagues said two years ago that same-sex marriage wasn't a constitutional right, Chief Justice John Roberts left himself room to maneuver. Roberts declined to join that group, and that decision will put him in focus Tuesday when the court hears arguments in a historic clash that may legali

The hat-and-hug routine with the NFL commissioner that has become a rite of passage for many college football stars on draft night is not for everybody.
The waiting is the hardest part, even for players good enough to be invited to the draft, and some prefer to do it away from the ever-present eyes of a national television audience.
“I know

Staying home

The hat-and-hug routine with the NFL commissioner that has become a rite of passage for many college football stars on draft night is not for everybody. The waiting is the hardest part, even for players good enough to be invited to the draft, and some prefer to do it away from the ever-present eyes of a national television audience. “I know

The hat-and-hug routine with the NFL commissioner that has become a rite of passage for many college football stars on draft night is not for everybody.
The waiting is the hardest part, even for players good enough to be invited to the draft, and some prefer to do it away from the ever-present eyes of a national television audience.
“I know

Ducking the spotlight, some stars decide to skip NFL draft

The hat-and-hug routine with the NFL commissioner that has become a rite of passage for many college football stars on draft night is not for everybody. The waiting is the hardest part, even for players good enough to be invited to the draft, and some prefer to do it away from the ever-present eyes of a national television audience. “I know

Marriages and divorces

MARRIAGES Remey J. Thompson, 29, Lima, and Raydiance S. Brooks, 26, Lima; Cory A. Lott Sr., 46, Lima, and Lashawnda D. Locke, 43, Lima; Logan A. Kehres, 26, Delphos and Samantha K. Laudick, 24, Delphos; Larry D. Patrick Sr., 36, Lima, and Alisha A. Stone, 31, Lima; Terrence J. O'Brien, 66, Lima, and Phyllis F. Holmes, 71, Lima; William J. Hoover,

Lima area high school, college results

High Schools Baseball Crestview 8, Bluffton 2 at Crestview Bluffton `011`000`0`—`2`5`5 Crestview `323`000`X`—`8`7`2 WP– John Krouse (3-0). LP– Dakota Bricker. 2B– Colby Clifton (C); Bricker (B). 3B– Rolsten (C). Records: Crestview 4-6; Bluffton 7-4. Kalida 10, Continental 0 at Kalida Continental `000`

BLACK RIVER HS HONOR ROLL

Distinguished Honor Roll (GPA of 3.8 and above) Seniors: Kyle Baker, Nicholas Biggins, Courtney Cepec, Lydia Chasteen, James Dalgleish, Andrew Duche, Maria Emmert, Logan Goff, Erin Heilman, Samantha Heilman, Jamie Hozan, Anthony Jenkins, Kevin Kusmik, Alexsandria Maund, Jeremy Minnich, Nicole Minnich, Justus Owen, Erin Patterson, Elizabeth Rowe, C

Amherst Junior High Honor Roll

Seventh Grade Honor Roll Honors: Nicholas Anadiotis, Marissa Anaya, Matthew Arcuri, Shanna Athineos, Hannah Banks, Skyler Bohnert, Elexis Bookmyer, Brandon Bratovich, Alexander Brown, Caitlin Burton, Olivia Correll, Jadyn Crabtree, Joshua Croston Jr., Amanda D'Andrea, Vincenzo Dellipoala, Dominic Deshuk, Marissa Eber, Luke Feakins, Jacob Fitzpatri

WELLINGTON 7TH AND 8TH GRADE HONORS

Seventh Grade High Honor Roll: MiKaliah Godsey, Jordan McKee, Stephanie Zehner. Honor Roll: Eric Benko, Jayden Black, Allissa Boraggina, Jon Bowman, Brandon Bremke, Rachel Bremke, Jenna Calfo, Katlynn Caudill, Brooklinn Damiano, Cassady Dials, Kayleigh Diller, Gabriel Gayheart, Jalen Gibbs,Crystal Goman, Danyelle Goman, Ryan Greene, Cally Hardwic

Courthouse News

WESTERN DISTRICT COURT Ryan M. Noffsinger, Delta, speeding, $188 fine. Susan J. Weigel, Swanton, speeding, $125 fine. Patrick T. Glynn, Swanton, failure to observe traffic control device - stop sign, $125 fine. William T. Gates, Wauseon, speeding - assured clear distance ahead, $102 fine plus court costs. Juan D. Morales, Archbold, no driver's

HIGH HONOR ROLLSecond Grade: Lilian Ball, Aayden Battelline, Kendal Caster, Kathryn DeChant, Kayla Frankart, Sydney Gabel, Christian Howerton, Karly Humbert, Khloe Michaels, Rachel Pendleton, Maverick Salazar, Andrew Schlosser, Claire Timmons, Keegan Ward, Brennan Wilson
Third Grade: Allison Barrett, Abigail Cahill, Adrianna Gerwin, Madeline Knehr

Green Springs Elementary Honor Roll

HIGH HONOR ROLLSecond Grade: Lilian Ball, Aayden Battelline, Kendal Caster, Kathryn DeChant, Kayla Frankart, Sydney Gabel, Christian Howerton, Karly Humbert, Khloe Michaels, Rachel Pendleton, Maverick Salazar, Andrew Schlosser, Claire Timmons, Keegan Ward, Brennan Wilson Third Grade: Allison Barrett, Abigail Cahill, Adrianna Gerwin, Madeline Knehr

Rees Rua prevented extra innings last Thursday, stopping a Shoremen run late in the seventh inning and securing a 4-3 Comets victory.
Brad Hagerich got the Comets on the board in the fourth with an RBI single to score Jordan Williams. That tied it at 1-1.
Mark Harris also scored, but the game-winner came in the seventh on a two-run triple from Ha

Chalk one up to Rua's arm

Rees Rua prevented extra innings last Thursday, stopping a Shoremen run late in the seventh inning and securing a 4-3 Comets victory. Brad Hagerich got the Comets on the board in the fourth with an RBI single to score Jordan Williams. That tied it at 1-1. Mark Harris also scored, but the game-winner came in the seventh on a two-run triple from Ha

Lima area high school, college results

High Schools Boys Tennis Bluffton 4, Ada 1 At Bluffton Singles Zach Beaschler (A) def. Justin Haggard (B) 6-4, 6-0 Ryan Sprague (B) def. Evan Smittle (A) 6-1, 6-3 Trevor Bunch (B) def. Mitchell Wilcox (A) 6-0, 6-2 Doubles Kyle Strahm/Tim Huber (B) def. Justin Light/Zach Beckwith (A) 6-0, 6-0 Tad Steiner/Jaret Geiser (B) def. Jarod Woodlan

From the moment acting teachers, directors, and even fellow actors first laid eyes on him, they knew Richard Erdman belonged in films.
Erdman, who turns 90 in June, was born in Enid, OK, and at the age of five his family moved to Colorado where they lived for nine years.
“I performed in a lot of school plays and my drama teacher at Colorado

Richard Erdman – Still in demand

From the moment acting teachers, directors, and even fellow actors first laid eyes on him, they knew Richard Erdman belonged in films. Erdman, who turns 90 in June, was born in Enid, OK, and at the age of five his family moved to Colorado where they lived for nine years. “I performed in a lot of school plays and my drama teacher at Colorado

Marriage LicenseZachary William Addison, 21, Galion, Student to Katherine Sue Boner, 21, Lexington, Student.
Real Estate04/08/15
Stephco Development Ltd. To Andrew Davis; 8.461 acres on C.R. 59, Congress Twp. for $69,000.
JP Morgan Chase to Harold Bush; 5.07 acres at 2962 S.R. 95, Edison, Gilead Twp. for $60,400.
Wagner Land to Canaan Twp. Boar

Court News for April 22

Marriage LicenseZachary William Addison, 21, Galion, Student to Katherine Sue Boner, 21, Lexington, Student. Real Estate04/08/15 Stephco Development Ltd. To Andrew Davis; 8.461 acres on C.R. 59, Congress Twp. for $69,000. JP Morgan Chase to Harold Bush; 5.07 acres at 2962 S.R. 95, Edison, Gilead Twp. for $60,400. Wagner Land to Canaan Twp. Boar

LIMA — The first line on what would become the map of Allen County began approximately where the 41st degree of latitude bisected the Ohio-Indiana line and continued east for nearly 102 miles.
From that base line, laid out in May 1819 by U.S. Deputy Surveyor Sylvanus Bourne, other surveyors would lay down more lines, eventually setting the b

Plotting the past

LIMA — The first line on what would become the map of Allen County began approximately where the 41st degree of latitude bisected the Ohio-Indiana line and continued east for nearly 102 miles. From that base line, laid out in May 1819 by U.S. Deputy Surveyor Sylvanus Bourne, other surveyors would lay down more lines, eventually setting the b

CLEVELAND (AP) — The circumstances of a police shooting trial unfolding in a Cleveland courtroom share similarities to a high-speed chase and fatal shooting in Tennessee as well as the matters of law on which the Cleveland case will be decided: When does a threat to officers' lives end?
Friday marked the completion of the second week of tria

Facts, law in Memphis case similar to Cleveland cop shooting

CLEVELAND (AP) — The circumstances of a police shooting trial unfolding in a Cleveland courtroom share similarities to a high-speed chase and fatal shooting in Tennessee as well as the matters of law on which the Cleveland case will be decided: When does a threat to officers' lives end? Friday marked the completion of the second week of tria

Lima area high school, college results

Softball Miller City 9, Leipsic 0 at Miller City Leipsic `000`000`—`0`6`1 MC `005`004`—`9`12`0 WP– Kylee Ricker (1-2). LP– Lopez. 2B– Tiffany Welty 2 (MC). Records: MC 1-3; Leipsic 5-3. Shawnee 4, Van Wert 2 at Shawnee VW `010`010`0`—`2`5`0 Shawnee `000`040`X`—`4`9`1 WP– Alyssa Windau (7-2

Births

Lima Memorial Health System April 14 — Jaywanna Hubbard and Michael Thurmond, Lima, girl. St. Rita's Medical Center April 11 — Hayley Williams and Gary Liles, Lima, girl. April 14 — Jessie Taylor and Jacob Perl, Van Wert, boy; Tricia Stoker and Timothy Alexander, Celina, boy; Erika Parkins and Alexander Rietschlin, Ada, girl.





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