RSS Feed Fri, 24 Oct 2014 03:06:12 EST 1800 Letter: Vote ‘yes’ on Auglaize County parks levy On Nov. 4 Auglaize County voters should take the opportunity to approve a very important issue for the county. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:01:08 EST Seattle Times: FCC right to scrutinize exorbitant prison phone fees OCT. 21, 2014 — One out of 28 children in the U.S. has a parent in prison or jail, a rate so astonishing, and growing, that “Sesame Street” felt the need to add a fuzzy little blue-haired character, Alex, to talk about his locked-up... Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:01:07 EST Letter: Lima Lantern Tour was a success Recently, my husband and I, along with some friends, bought tickets for the first time to the Lima Lantern Tour downtown. I saw it advertised on Downtown Lima's Facebook page and decided it would be fun to try out. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:01:06 EST Jon Husted deserves another term as Ohio secretary of state Jon Husted kept his promise after the 2010 election.Husted promised the state of Ohio that he would clean up corrupt boards of elections in Ohio. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:01:05 EST Letter: Lawmakers, governor killing schools If Elida's need for a school levy was the result of a mismanaged school system, exorbitant facilities or outlandish salaries, I would be the first in line to vote “no.” However, that is hardly the case. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:01:04 EST Proposed Indian resorts merits scrutiny I don't feel it would be advantageous to allow the land for the resort to be redistricted as Indian territory without first looking at the ramifications that might ensue from the tax laws. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:01:03 EST Bluffton’s Moorer nationally honored BLUFFTON — Bluffton University freshman Ollie Moorer has been named to the Team of the Week following his record-setting fourth quarter at Earlham on Saturday. It marks the second time in two weeks that a Beaver has secured the... Thu, 23 Oct 2014 23:11:05 EST Celina slips past St. Marys ELIDA — It would be safe to assume there were no secrets between Celina and St. Marys in Thursday's Division II district championship boys soccer game at Elida. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 23:09:09 EST O-G, Grove ousted KALIDA — Volleyball is all about getting the ball in the right place at the right time that allows a team to make those little three and four point runs. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 23:09:06 EST World Series moves to quirky San Francisco park SAN FRANCISCO — Eric Hosmer loaded up, launched a long fly and watched it sail toward McCovey Cove. Way out there in right field, near the 421-foot mark, the ball bonked off the brick wall.No splash shot. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 23:08:09 EST Security breakdown LIMA — An inmate who witnessed the escape of three other inmates from Oakwood correctional facility last month said the plan was long in the works and being crafted in front of staff. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 20:55:08 EST Candidate speak at legislative forum LIMA — Potential judges, state representatives, treasurers, congressmen, along with the unopposed, shared their five minutes of political summaries at a legislative reception at the City Club Thursday. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 20:38:06 EST Healthcare is headache for small businesses LIMA — Small business owners and employees have to juggle a lot of different roles, and for Tim DeHaven, the Affordable Care Act only adds one more thing for him to do. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 19:35:06 EST School alerts delayed LIMA — Parents of students at many area school districts learned about a two-hour fog delay from text alerts Thursday morning. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 19:27:09 EST Dinosaurs invade Allen County Fairgrounds LIMA — It will be a journey into the distant past this weekend at the Allen County Fairgrounds at Discover the Dinosaurs, produced by Blue Star Productions. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 19:01:06 EST Youth Theatre goes political at Encore LIMA — A political shakeup is coming this weekend to Encore Theatre in the McDonald's Youth Theatre musical production of “The Kid Who Ran for President,” starting at 7 p.m. today and Saturday with a 2 p.m. Sunday... Thu, 23 Oct 2014 19:01:05 EST Glandorf celebrates St. Bonifest GLANDORF — St. John the Baptist Catholic Church will celebrate St. Bonifest from 3 p.m. to midnight Saturday in the parish center. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 19:01:03 EST Lima Senior hall members meet with students LIMA — “Is Lima Senior still the best high school in Ohio?” Thu, 23 Oct 2014 18:33:07 EST Former Delphos CEO sent to counseling VAN WERT — A former chief executive officer of a Delphos company was sentenced to jail for the latest charges involving his pursuit of a woman. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 18:25:07 EST Crash leads to house fire in Van Wert VAN WERT — A two-vehicle accident sent one car crashing into a house Wednesday evening in Van Wert County. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 18:21:06 EST