NEWS


8:00 am
Updated: 8:50 am. |    
Fort Recovery man jailed in 4-year-old’s death
10:32 pm
Updated: 8:17 am. |    
Lima mayoral salary formula under scrutiny
10:05 pm
Updated: 7:56 am. |    
Coming together to battle cancer

Portman quietly deploys web tools as Ohio Senate race rages

COLUMBUS (AP) — Much of the work of U.S. Sen. Rob Portman’s re-election campaign in Ohio is happening under the fingertips of voters. Goog...

September 27th, 2016 |  


St. Marys man arrested in connection with 2 stolen vehicles

ST. MARYS — The St. Marys Police Department arrested a 19-year-old man Monday after receiving a tip.Jacob Johnson, of St. Marys, was arrested in...

September 27th, 2016 |  


Deadline approaching for Lima tree rebate program

LIMA — The Allen Soil and Water Conservation District is reminding Lima property owners that the deadline to apply for the district’s tree...

September 27th, 2016 |  


McClain Road to close Wednesday for drainage repair

LIMA — McClain Road between Breese and Hume Roads will be closed from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, according to the Allen County Engineer̵...

September 27th, 2016 |  


Police calls

4700 block of Allentown Road, Lima — A man reported Sunday a woman started an argument.500 block of Honeysuckle Bend, Lima — A man report...

September 27th, 2016 |  


Putnam County court records

Putnam County court records

Putnam County Common Pleas CourtPutnam County Grand Jury IndictmentsFrances A. Wilhelm, 65, 402 W. Main St., Napoleon; felonious assault and attempted...

September 27th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


11:07 pm |    
Celina edges St. Marys
10:56 pm
Updated: 7:55 am. |    
Ada tops Allen East in volleyball
Ada tops Allen East in volleyball

Ada tops Allen East in volleyball

HARROD — Allen East knew what Ada wanted to do in the Volley for the Cure volleyball match Tuesday night at Allen East.The Bulldogs wanted to ge...

September 27th, 2016 updated: September 28th, 2016. |  


Bluffton, St. Henry win girls golf sectionals

OTTAWA — Bluffton finished with a team total of 413 to win the girls Division II sectional Tuesday at the par-72 Country Acres Golf Club by nine...

September 27th, 2016 updated: September 27th, 2016. |  


Lima area lands 14 among current high school football playoff qualifiers

Lima area lands 14 among current high school football playoff qualifiers

The Lima area has 14 teams as part of the playoff-qualifying top eight in seven different regions in this week’s OHSAA Football Computer Ratings...

September 27th, 2016 |  


Meyer: LSU never contacted him, not interested

Meyer: LSU never contacted him, not interested

COLUMBUS – Urban Meyer also will not be entering astronaut training, climbing Mount Everest or replacing Donald Trump on the Republican ticket.I...

September 27th, 2016 |  


Indians clinch

Indians clinch

DETROIT (AP) — The Cleveland Indians clinched the AL Central title Monday night, overcoming an injury to ace right-hander Corey Kluber in a 7-4 ...

September 26th, 2016 |  


MULTIMEDIA - PHOTO STORE




LIFESTYLE


7:00 pm
Updated: 7:00 pm. |    
Lima’s Goodwill Industries
Ringwald returns to stage in a classic title

Ringwald returns to stage in a classic title

NEW YORK (AP) — “The Breakfast Club” star Molly Ringwald will return to a New York stage in an adaptation of another classic 1980s f...

September 26th, 2016 |  


Making a break for it

Making a break for it

It can happen in a heartbeat. A door or gate is left open and the family dog races out for an adventure. Few things strike more fear in a dog owner...

September 24th, 2016 updated: September 24th, 2016. |  


Janet and Russell Young

Janet and Russell Young

HARROD — Mr. and Mrs. Russell E. Young are celebrating 65 years of marriage.Young and the former Janet L. Plaugher were married Sept. 18, 1951, ...

September 24th, 2016 updated: September 24th, 2016. |  


Peggy and Dave Walters

Peggy and Dave Walters

WAYNESFIELD — Mr. and Mrs. Dave Walters are celebrating 35 years of marriage with a trip to Florida.Walters and the former Peggy Evans were marr...

September 24th, 2016 updated: September 24th, 2016. |  


Wilma and Jim Hohenbrink

Wilma and Jim Hohenbrink

OTTAWA — Mr. and Mrs. Jim Hohenbrink are celebrating 70 years of marriage with Mass at St. John the Baptist Church, followed by a family dinner....

September 24th, 2016 updated: September 24th, 2016. |  


OPINION


Christine M. Flowers: No justifying Charlotte protestors’ crimes

After watching Charlotte go up in flames last week, I took to Facebook with this:“Let me be clear: Rioters deserve to be arrested. They are ille...

September 27th, 2016 updated: September 27th, 2016. |  


Letter: Technology in the cloud

As a member of the Ohio Board of Regents, one of my duties is to make sure we are preparing students for the next generation of job opportunities here...

September 26th, 2016 |  


Letter: Trump doesn’t walk a party line

History repeats itself, as is the case with this election cycle. When Republican Barry Goldwater ran for President in 1964, he was viciously attacked ...

September 26th, 2016 |  


Letter: Time for Jeff Grey to say good-bye

Mercer County Sheriff Jeff Grey should show some honor and decency and resign. Under Grey’s tenure, Mercer County has become a cesspool of crime...

September 26th, 2016 |  


Letter: Thanks a bunch for the lunch

I want to thank the man who paid for my order at the drive thru at the Shawnee McDonalds on a Wednesday. I was very surprised and you made my day and ...

September 26th, 2016 |  


BUSINESS


4:01 pm
Updated: 5:18 pm. |    
Gas prices down 4 cents in Lima region
Job fairs planned at Ohio Means Jobs-Allen County

Job fairs planned at Ohio Means Jobs-Allen County

LIMA — People looking for jobs have four opportunities this week at Ohio Means Jobs-Allen County.The government agency, located at 1501 S. Dixie...

September 26th, 2016 updated: September 26th, 2016. |  


Car talk: Weighing the concerns of towing a camper

Car talk: Weighing the concerns of towing a camper

Dear Car Talk:I have a 2007 Toyota Camry Hybrid. Two years ago, when contemplating purchasing an 800-pound camper-trailer rigged with a tent, I first ...

September 25th, 2016 |  


Mark Phelan: Dodge pulls plug on Dart

Mark Phelan: Dodge pulls plug on Dart

What went wrong with the Dodge Dart? Born with fanfare and optimism in June 2012, the compact sedan will die this month in virtual anonymity, a failur...

September 25th, 2016 updated: September 25th, 2016. |  


Auto review: 2016 Africa Twin: Finally, a new ADV bike from Honda

Auto review: 2016 Africa Twin: Finally, a new ADV bike from Honda

The “adventure” segment is one of the fastest-growing in the motorcycle industry, and one of the most competitive, as all of the major man...

September 25th, 2016 |  


Ford reveals self-driving cars; politeness may be a problem

Ford reveals self-driving cars; politeness may be a problem

DEARBON, Mich. — Of all the possibilities that might give pause concerning self-driving cars, here’s one you might not have considered: po...

September 25th, 2016 |  


STATE NEWS


Families of 2 blacks shot by Ohio police want outside review

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The families of two black people fatally shot by city police renewed their requests Tuesday for independent investigations int...

September 28th, 2016 |  


Winning numbers drawn in ‘Pick 3 Evening’ game

CLEVELAND (AP) _ The winning numbers in Tuesday evening's drawing of the Ohio Lottery's "Pick 3 Evening" game were:7-2-9(seven, two, nine)...

September 28th, 2016 |  


OH Lottery

CLEVELAND (AP) _ These Ohio lotteries were drawn Tuesday:Estimated jackpot: $25 million7-2-9(seven, two, nine)6-3-5(six, three, five)0-4-1-1(zero, fou...

September 28th, 2016 |  


Winning numbers drawn in ‘Pick 4 Evening’ game

CLEVELAND (AP) _ The winning numbers in Tuesday evening's drawing of the Ohio Lottery's "Pick 4 Evening" game were:0-4-1-1(zero, four, one, one)...

September 28th, 2016 |  


Winning numbers drawn in ‘Pick 5 Evening’ game

CLEVELAND (AP) _ The winning numbers in Tuesday evening's drawing of the Ohio Lottery's "Pick 5 Evening" game were:6-8-5-9-4(six, eight, five, nine, f...

September 28th, 2016 |  


Winning numbers drawn in ‘Rolling Cash 5’ game

CLEVELAND (AP) _ The winning numbers in Tuesday evening's drawing of the Ohio Lottery's "Rolling Cash 5" game were:08-09-12-18-23(eight, nine, twelve,...

September 28th, 2016 |  


NATIONAL NEWS


Israel mourns as preparations begin for Peres’ funeral

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel on Wednesday mourned the death of Shimon Peres, a former president and prime minister whose life story mirrored that of the ...

September 28th, 2016 |  


Pakistan says India will ‘disintegrate’ when Kashmir is free

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's defense minister says its nuclear-armed rival India will "disintegrate" when Kashmir gains independence.Khawaja Muhammad...

September 28th, 2016 |  


House aides: Deal reached to help Flint, keep US gov’t open

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional leaders have broken a stalemate over money to address the Flint, Michigan, water crisis, top House aides said Wednes...

September 28th, 2016 |  


Vermont man lost at sea a week says he feels healthy

BOSTON (AP) — A 22-year-old man who was rescued after a being lost at sea for a week says he feels healthy despite what he called an emotional ordea...

September 28th, 2016 |  


Police: Driver reaches 100 mph in chase, dies in crash

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Police in New Hampshire say a pickup truck driver led them on a highway chase and reached 100 miles an hour before he lost c...

September 28th, 2016 |  


Tribune Media completes sale of Tribune Tower, other assets

NEW YORK (AP) — Tribune Media has completed the sale of several real estate assets, including the Tribune Tower in Chicago.The Chicago-based company...

September 28th, 2016 |