Thursday, April 24, 2014

Bipolar doctor probes brain on 'Black Box'

Apr 22

NEW YORK — ABC's brainy new medical drama “Black Box” does a neat trick: It dares viewers to imagine for themselves the cost-benefit ratio of addiction, and does it without taking a firm stand.

Take a stand

Apr 21

Standing desks can improve health, gaining in popularity
BLUFFTON — Returning to work after maternity leave and experiencing significant back pain, Robin Bowlus' doctor told her she was sitting too long. A friend mentioned standing desks, and she created a standing work station...

John Paul's legacy stained by sex abuse scandal

Apr 21

VATICAN CITY — Pope John Paul II is rightly credited with having helped bring down communism, of inspiring a new generation of Catholics with a globe-trotting papacy and of explaining church teaching on a range of hot-button...

Employers have a role in healthy workers

Apr 18

Health insurance is big news these days. With the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, everybody is talking about the cost and hassle of keeping Americans healthy.

Pigs of a different color

Apr 15

Today's column is about pigs. No, not the male chauvinist kind nor the ones that inhabit those many posh pork palaces now dotting our countryside, but pigs most of us, including veterinarians, don't see much of anymore.

In Season: Get cracking with eggs, the versatile staple

Apr 15

Eggs are popping out all over — and not just from spring chickens.

Faith to get through

Apr 17

LIMA — When the Rev. Brandon Green, associate pastor at Calvary Chapel of Praise, jumped in the shower that mid-May day only weeks before his wedding, he was not expecting to find a mass the size of a baseball under his...

'The Boondocks' back for final 'offensive' season

Apr 18

NEW YORK — The brash animated series “The Boondocks” returns to Adult Swim for its fourth and final season without Aaron McGruder, the man who spawned it, but with its brashness intact.

Ohio Theatre to host country music after party

Apr 17

LIMA — The Scotty McCreery concert may be sold out, but there will still be an opportunity to enjoy a night of great country music at the St. Jude Benefit After Party, starting at 9 p.m. today at the Ohio...

Region to celebrate Easter

Apr 17

LIMA — With Easter fast approaching, many communities will celebrate the holiday with brightly colored eggs, home cooked meals and more. Below are a few of the events coming to the...

A soulful performance

Apr 16

Aldridge brings signature sound to Avalon
LIMA — Lima will get a taste of the soulful sounds of Muscle Shoals, Ala., tonight as Hannah Aldridge makes her first-ever visit to Avalon Bar downtown.

1969 Chevy Chevelle SS

Apr 16

LIMA — “There's a fine line between pure sport and pure luxury. It's called Chevelle,” reads the sales brochure for the 1969 Chevy Chevelle SS. The Chevy Chevelle SS represented Chevrolet's entry into...

Rio 2 – G

Apr 16

The Story

Beetle marks 65th year since entry into US

Apr 16

Sixty-five years after the first Volkswagen Beetle arrived in the United States as a distinctively shaped, little car, the Beetle keeps attracting buyers with its more-spacious-than-ever, flexible interior, turbo engine power and...

1964 1/2 Ford Mustang Convertible

Apr 16

LIMA — It's been 50 years since Ford Motor Company debuted their pony car, the Ford Mustang on April 17, 1964. On the night of April 16, 1964, Ford blitzed the airwaves by buying the 9:30 to 10 p.m. slot (Eastern time) on...


Apr 16

Dear Tom and Ray:

Radcliffe: New York audiences rock

Apr 16

NEW YORK — The one thing Daniel Radcliffe always has to adjust to whenever he's onstage in America is how happy Americans are to see Daniel Radcliffe onstage.

The tradition of the Easter bonnet

Apr 14

LIMA — “In your Easter bonnet, with all the frills upon it,You'll be the grandest lady in the Easter parade.”

Parents of boys with Duchenne urge drug OK

Apr 14

WASHINGTON — A wheelchair by age 12, maybe 15 if he were one of the lucky ones. A ventilator would be next and then would come the casket, probably before he turned 30.

Review: LSO ends season on high note

Apr 14

The Lima Symphony Orchestra played the season's final concert Saturday in the Crouse Performance Hall at the Veterans Memorial Civic and Convention Center, and it is safe to say the breathtaking performance left the audience...

Activate Allen County: Making a change for the better

Apr 10

Change is almost never easy.

An Easter menu

Apr 9

Looking for inspiration this holiday? Here are some ideas:MAIN COURSEAt Thanksgiving, we stuff turkeys. At Easter we stuff…? Hams!

Wanted: Vacation Bible School information

Apr 9

Summer in this area is filled with Vacation Bible Schools. We're compiling a listing for our readers that will be published Saturday, May 31.To participate, send your event details to:

4-H: Allen County group has much to offer

Apr 9

LIMA — Livestock, scrapbooking, clothing, cooking, sewing, archery, woodworking and rocketry. What do they all have in common? They are just a few of the more than 200 projects children may choose as a 4-H member — but the...

Enjoy the veterinary perspective of a cat connoisseur

Apr 8

One of the greatest pleasures of veterinary medicine is being able to care for a variety of animals daily. Unlike our human counterparts, we are trained to diagnose, prescribe and treat multiple species, with cats and dogs being the...

Pam and Tom Townsend

Apr 7

SPENCERVILLE — Mr. and Mrs. Tom Townsend, of Spencerville, will celebrate 50 years of marriage April 18, 2014. A family dinner will be held. The couple went on a Hawaiian cruise earlier this year.

Five Generations: Dukes family

Apr 7

BLUFFTON — Five generations of the Dukes family gathered recently. They include, seated, Great-great-grandmother, Virginia Dukes, holding her great-great-granddaughter, Grace Qwin, of Galion. Standing from left: Grandmother, Jodi...

Five Generations: Mericle family

Apr 7

BLUFFTON — Five generations of the Mericle family gathered recently. They include, seated: Great-great-grandmother, Eilene Mericle, of Bluffton, holding her great-great-granddaughter, Grace Qwin, of Galion. Standing from left:...

Children of the Nations comes to Ohio

Apr 9

KENTON — Jim Evans and his wife first heard about Children of the Nations when a representative came to their church in January 2013 to do a presentation of what the organization was about.

Subway: 'Yoga mat chemical' almost out of bread

Apr 11

NEW YORK — Subway says an ingredient dubbed the “yoga mat chemical” will be entirely phased out of its bread by next week.

1955 Chevy Belair

Apr 10

DEFIANCE — It was 1955 when the Chevy Bel Air was fitted with a V8 engine, and earned the reputation as the “The Hot One” among car enthusiasts. The Chevrolet Bel Air was a full size car produced for the 1950 through...

1970 Ford Torino Cobra

Apr 10

FORT JENNINGS —The 1970 Ford Torino Cobra won Motor Trend's Car of the Year. The Ford Torino was an intermediate car produced by Ford Motor Company between 1968 and 1976. The Torino became the primary model for Ford in 1970,...

Not your average fairy tale

Apr 9

Encore Theatre to host youth production of “The Adventures of Rose Red”
LIMA — Fairy tales will be turned on their proverbial ears in the lastest McDonald's Youth Theatre production of “The Adventures of Rose Red,” playing this weekend at Encore Theatre.

LSO brings joyous conclusion to anniversary season

Apr 9

LIMA — The landmark 60th season for the Lima Symphony Orchestra is coming to an end Saturday, and the organizers plan on going out on a high note.

Audi's RS 7 is answer to Porsche, Mercedes

Apr 9

The 2014 Audi RS 7 checks all the boxes and then some for wealthy car buyers who want a stylish, luxury sedan that looks like a coupe, delivers 500-plus turbocharged V-8 horsepower and comes with a high-brow German...

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