NEWS


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Ohio school-funding suit leaves mark after 20 years
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Glenn: Mayor should act like CEO
Judge commits mentally ill woman who attacked priest

Judge commits mentally ill woman who attacked priest

OTTAWA — The woman who attacked a retired 84-year-old priest with a hammer was committed to a mental health facility Thursday as soon as a spot ...

March 24th, 2017 updated: March 24th, 2017. |  


Panel tasked with addressing problems at southwest Ohio jail

Panel tasked with addressing problems at southwest Ohio jail

DAYTON — A retired rabbi and a university official will lead an independent committee created to address problems at an Ohio jail that’s f...

March 24th, 2017 |  


Shawnee school board holds special board meetings

Shawnee school board holds special board meetings

LIMA — The Shawnee school board will hold two special board meetings at 5 p.m. Monday, April 3 and Wednesday, April 5 in the Board of Education ...

March 24th, 2017 |  


Crestview Athletic Department receives donation

Crestview Athletic Department receives donation

CONVOY — The Crestview Athletic Department received a memorial donation from the Steve Eady family. The donation was designated to girls basketb...

March 24th, 2017 |  


Lima Senior sends Rover team to NASA Rover Challenge

Lima Senior sends Rover team to NASA Rover Challenge

LIMA — Lima Senior High School’s Rover Challenge team will race in the NASA Human Exploration Rover Challenge on March 31 and April 1 in H...

March 24th, 2017 |  


Columbus police: Man stabbed roommate, fled

Columbus police: Man stabbed roommate, fled

COLUMBUS — Authorities in Columbus have arrested a 22-year-old man who they say stabbed his roommate.Police say the suspect stabbed the 19-year-...

March 24th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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Perry falls to Wellington School in state semifinals
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Lutheran East’s defense stifles Delphos St. John’s
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Oregon ousts Michigan from NCAA tourney

Lima area results

High SchoolsBoys BasketballState SemifinalsDivision IVLutheran East 50, Delphos St. John’s 25At Value Center Arena (Columbus)Lutheran EastKeandr...

March 23rd, 2017 updated: March 23rd, 2017. |  


Team chemistry key for Perry

Team chemistry key for Perry

The five Perry seniors sit in front of their respective cubicles preparing for another practice Tuesday afternoon. It will be one of the last times th...

March 23rd, 2017 updated: March 23rd, 2017. |  


Lima Senior’s Ward named second team all-state

COLUMBUS — Lima Senior’s Jarius Ward has been named second team all-state in Division I by The Associated Press.Ward had previously been n...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


All-Ohio Division I boys basketball selections

High SchoolsBoys BasketballAll-StateCOLUMBUS — The 2016-17 Associated Press Division I All-Ohio boys basketball team, based on the recommendatio...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Seniors lift Delphos St. John’s

Seniors lift Delphos St. John’s

DELPHOS — Nine.That was the amount of wins Delphos St. John’s produced in the 2015-16 season.It was a disappointing year and one the St. J...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Area bowlers recognized at awards banquet

Area bowlers recognized at awards banquet

ST. HENRY — The WOHSBC held its awards banquet Sunday afternoon at Romer’s Catering. More than 600 individuals were in attendance to honor...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


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LIFESTYLE


“Beauty and the Beast” – PG

“Beauty and the Beast” – PG

The Story“I won’t let you do this. I lost your mother; I won’t lose you, too,” vows Maurice (Kevin Kline), Belle’s fathe...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Dr. Seuss book coming to stage

Dr. Seuss book coming to stage

FINDLAY — A favorite childhood book comes to the stage Thursday at the Marathon Center for the Performing Arts. “The Cat in the Hat”...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Ruler Foods celebrates ‘Healthy Happens Here’ with Activate Allen County

Ruler Foods celebrates ‘Healthy Happens Here’ with Activate Allen County

LIMA — Ruler Foods has partnered with Activate Allen County. A kick off will occur from 1 to 3 p.m. Friday, April 7 at the 515 W. Elm St. locati...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Dylan gives rare interview, talks Sinatra, Elvis

Dylan gives rare interview, talks Sinatra, Elvis

NEW YORK — Bob Dylan opened about his music and songwriting and discussed his relationships with Frank Sinatra, Elvis Presley and others in a ra...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Births

St. Rita’s Medical CenterMar. 21 — Kylie Fuhrhop and Chris Compton, Lima, girl; Abbie and Rodney Dickman, Kalida, boy; Lisa Jennings and A...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Religion briefs

Religion briefs

Murder mystery will be explored at Lifetree CaféVAN WERT — An unsolved murder mystery will be examined at Lifetree Café at 7 p.m. Thur...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


OPINION


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Cal Thomas: Oh, Maryland

What makes Ohio special?

Dear People of the Great State of Ohio:Hello! I am a fourth grade student in North Carolina. In fourth grade we do state reports and I have chosen you...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Lori Borgman: Here’s the dirt on paying kids for chores

Lori Borgman: Here’s the dirt on paying kids for chores

A lot of depressing press releases fill my inbox, but the one announcing that spring cleaning is around the corner is among the worst. As if the husba...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Letter: Millions lose with TrumpCare

TrumpCare. Please do not approve this insurance plan. Millions will lose all insurance.May Knisley, Leipsic...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Whatever replaces Obamacare will look a lot like Obamacare

Whatever replaces Obamacare will look a lot like Obamacare

WASHINGTON — “Mend it, don’t end it” was Bill Clinton’s rhetorical straddle regarding affirmative action. Republican eff...

March 23rd, 2017 updated: March 23rd, 2017. |  


Letter: School options important

As the Superintendent of Ohio Connections Academy, a full-time online public charter school, I’m often asked why students attend our school.Some...

March 23rd, 2017 updated: March 23rd, 2017. |  


BUSINESS


Indexes inch back upward as tech stocks rise; Nike plunges

Indexes inch back upward as tech stocks rise; Nike plunges

NEW YORK (AP) — After a shaky start, U.S. stocks finished mostly higher Wednesday as technology and industrial companies rose. Banks fell with i...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Peacock staff members Cox, Medley participate in training

Peacock staff members Cox, Medley participate in training

LIMA — Peacock Water professionals Garrison Cox and Adam Medley have successfully completed the professional service seminar at Kinetico’s...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Bluffton Center for Entrepreneurs announces business plan competition winners

Bluffton Center for Entrepreneurs announces business plan competition winners

BLUFFTON — Five businesses were winners in this year’s Bluffton Center for Entrepreneur’s Ropp Triplett Business Plan Competition. E...

March 22nd, 2017 updated: March 22nd, 2017. |  


Local resident looks to bring medical marijuana operation to Lima

Local resident looks to bring medical marijuana operation to Lima

LIMA — A local resident with a background in community activism, business and the pharmaceutical industry is looking to bring medical marijuana ...

March 22nd, 2017 updated: March 22nd, 2017. |  


H&R Block associates reach longevity milestones

H&R Block associates reach longevity milestones

DELPHOS — Two H&R Block associates have reached longevity milestones with H&R Block, 227 N. Main St., Delphos.Sarah K. Brown, co-manager...

March 22nd, 2017 updated: March 22nd, 2017. |  


Banks nosedive as Trump health care speedbump tanks stocks

Banks nosedive as Trump health care speedbump tanks stocks

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks took their biggest loss in five months Tuesday as a health care bill backed by President Donald Trump ran into troub...

March 21st, 2017 |  


STATE NEWS


Man charged in slaying of Middletown mother found dead in car

Man charged in slaying of Middletown mother found dead in car

DAYTON — A man has been indicted on charges including aggravated murder in the slaying of a woman found fatally shot in a car with her unharmed ...

March 24th, 2017 updated: March 24th, 2017. |  


Middletown woman sentenced in murder-for-hire plot

Middletown woman sentenced in murder-for-hire plot

HAMILTON — An Ohio woman accused of arranging to have her estranged husband killed has been sentenced to eight years in prison.Forty-two-year-ol...

March 24th, 2017 |  


Ohio school-funding suit leaves mark after 20 years

Ohio school-funding suit leaves mark after 20 years

COLUMBUS — Twenty years after the first decision in Ohio’s landmark school-funding lawsuit, hundreds of new school buildings dot the lands...

March 24th, 2017 updated: March 24th, 2017. |  


Panel tasked with addressing problems at southwest Ohio jail

Panel tasked with addressing problems at southwest Ohio jail

DAYTON — A retired rabbi and a university official will lead an independent committee created to address problems at an Ohio jail that’s f...

March 24th, 2017 |  


Columbus police: Man stabbed roommate, fled

Columbus police: Man stabbed roommate, fled

COLUMBUS — Authorities in Columbus have arrested a 22-year-old man who they say stabbed his roommate.Police say the suspect stabbed the 19-year-...

March 24th, 2017 |  


3rd Ohio ex-inmate freed after 20 years sues prosecutors

3rd Ohio ex-inmate freed after 20 years sues prosecutors

CLEVELAND — An Ohio man who spent 20 years in prison before his murder conviction was overturned is suing prosecutors and East Cleveland detecti...

March 24th, 2017 |  


NATIONAL NEWS


House sets risky health care vote after Trump demands it

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a gamble with monumental political stakes, Republicans set course for a climactic House vote on their health care overhaul afte...

March 24th, 2017 |  


Merkel affirms German backing for two-state solution

BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel is reiterating Germany's long-held support for a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and ...

March 24th, 2017 |  


US durable goods orders rose in February, led by aircraft

WASHINGTON (AP) — Greater demand for commercial aircraft helped U.S. businesses increased their orders for long-lasting manufactured goods in Februa...

March 24th, 2017 |  


Spacewalking astronauts prep station for new parking spot

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Astronauts ventured out on a spacewalk Friday to prep the International Space Station for a new parking spot.NASA's Shan...

March 24th, 2017 |  


Israeli rights group: Troops seize Palestinian boy

JERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli rights group has released an amateur video it says shows soldiers seizing a terrified 8-year-old Palestinian boy as they...

March 24th, 2017 |  


Turkish media outlet DHA says 11 migrants died and four are missing after a boat capsized off the Aegean coast.

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish media outlet DHA says 11 migrants died and four are missing after a boat capsized off the Aegean coast. ....

March 24th, 2017 |