NEWS


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David Trinko: Respecting the tale of a Christmas angel
Crash near Bluffton results in two injuries

Crash near Bluffton results in two injuries

BLUFFTON — The Findlay Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol investigated a one-vehicle injury crash at 2:17 p.m. Friday on Interstate 75 near m...

December 3rd, 2016 |  


Lima Municipal Court records

Lima Municipal Court records

Lima Municipal Court DispositionsNov. 22Apryl D. Dible, 40, of 1619 Oakland Parkway, Lima, pleaded no contest to theft. Sentence: 30 days jail, suspen...

December 3rd, 2016 |  


Marriages and divorces

MARRIAGESJacob T. Mikesell, 27, Lima, and Kristen M. McClintock, 27, Lima; Michael E. Kaser, 35, Lima, and Maria T. Gonhuran, 31, Philippines; Michael...

December 3rd, 2016 |  


Lima/Allen County Crime Stoppers

Lima/Allen County Crime Stoppers

THOSE WHO HAVE INFORMATION CAN CALL CRIME STOPPERS AT 419-229-7867SOLVING CRIMESLaw-enforcement officials were looking for information about the crime...

December 3rd, 2016 |  


Sleigh full of Christmas factoids

Sleigh full of Christmas factoids

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas everywhere you go.That means plenty of silver and gold for businesses, according to these facts and ...

December 3rd, 2016 |  


SPORTS


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Shawnee, Elida get Tip Off Classic wins
Leipsic edges Bluffton 53-51

Leipsic edges Bluffton 53-51

Leipsic’s Grant Schroeder scored 16 and Jordan Berger added 10 as the Vikings opened their season with a 53-51 victory against Bluffton. Berger,...

December 3rd, 2016 updated: December 3rd, 2016. |  


Butler, Wade lead Bulls to 111-105 win over Cavaliers

Butler, Wade lead Bulls to 111-105 win over Cavaliers

CHICAGO — LeBron James wasn’t holding back.Cleveland’s superstar had plenty to say after the Cavaliers gave up 78 points in the pain...

December 3rd, 2016 |  


Lima area results

High SchoolBoys BasketballAllen East 80, Vanlue 46At Allen EastVanlueCaleb Bonham 14, Troy Ward 10, Jacob Kloepfer 9, Reed Davis 6, Travis Wingate 3, ...

December 3rd, 2016 |  


Ottoville outraces Temple Christian

LIMA — The offenses never let up in Ottoville’s 74-65 boys basketball win over Temple Christian on Friday night.Even during halftime, peop...

December 2nd, 2016 updated: December 2nd, 2016. |  


Ohio high school boys basketball scores for Friday, Dec. 2

Ohio high school boys basketball scores for Friday, Dec. 2

Ada 51, Ridgeway Ridgemont 45Akr. Coventry 73, Akr. East 55Akr. Manchester 63, Atwater Waterloo 49Albany Alexander 56, Stewart Federal Hocking 12Allia...

December 2nd, 2016 |  


UNOH to play for NAIA women’s soccer title

UNOH to play for NAIA women’s soccer title

ORANGE BEACH, Ala. — The University of Northwestern Ohio used a powerful offensive attack to power its way to a 6-0 victory against Northwest (W...

December 2nd, 2016 |  


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LIFESTYLE


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David Trinko: Respecting the tale of a Christmas angel
ONU Holiday Spectacular brings holiday tradition

ONU Holiday Spectacular brings holiday tradition

LIMA — The ONU Holiday Spectacular opens tonight in Lima and continues through the weekend.This is the 22nd year for ONU’s Holiday Spectac...

December 1st, 2016 |  


Sandi Patty to bring Christmas show to Van Wert

Sandi Patty to bring Christmas show to Van Wert

VAN WERT — Gospel Music Hall of Famer Sandi Patty will be bringing her Christmas Blessings Tour to Niswonger Performing Arts Center Sunday.̶...

December 1st, 2016 |  


Selena Gomez rules Instagram 2016 with most followers, likes

Selena Gomez rules Instagram 2016 with most followers, likes

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Selena Gomez rules Instagram.The photo-sharing site released its year-end data Thursday showing the 24-year-old pop star has ...

December 1st, 2016 |  


Making a joyful noise unto the Lord

Making a joyful noise unto the Lord

LIMA — First there is a countdown. For five minutes, the clock counts down second-by-second to zero, and a soundtrack of recorded music builds t...

November 30th, 2016 |  


Religion briefs

Glory Way Quartet to appear in concertGROVER HILL — Grover Hill Zion United Methodist Church, 204 S. Harrison St., will present Mansfield’...

November 30th, 2016 |  


OPINION


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David Trinko: Respecting the tale of a Christmas angel
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Opinion: Are skilled trades doomed to decline?
Kathleen Parker: No tears for Fidel

Kathleen Parker: No tears for Fidel

WASHINGTON — Sometimes history doesn’t have to wait to judge — and when it comes to dictators, even dead ones, we shouldn’t ei...

December 2nd, 2016 updated: December 2nd, 2016. |  


Lawrence S. Huffman: When the going gets tough

Lawrence S. Huffman: When the going gets tough

The most serious crime which I prosecuted in my career was the shooting death of Lima police officer William Brown on Jan. 5, 1974, by an 18-year-old ...

December 2nd, 2016 |  


Doyle McManus: Trump will have to build mandate by getting things done

Doyle McManus: Trump will have to build mandate by getting things done

It’s been a little over three weeks since Donald Trump won the presidential election, but he can’t stop stewing over the narrow result....

December 2nd, 2016 updated: December 2nd, 2016. |  


Orange County (Calif.) Register: US should not disengage from Cuba in wake of Castro’s death

NOV. 29, 2016 — With the passing of Fidel Castro, American policy toward Cuba is back in the spotlight.The small island nation just 90 miles off...

December 2nd, 2016 updated: December 2nd, 2016. |  


Pope underlines the golden rule

Pope Francis’ characterization of worldwide tensions based largely on race and ethnicity couldn’t be more on point. The leader of the worl...

December 1st, 2016 |  


Lori Borgman: When the ants go marching in

Lori Borgman: When the ants go marching in

I was suspicious the first time I saw them. But I slapped on a happy face and agreed to give them a chance. Still, I wondered if they wouldn’t o...

December 1st, 2016 |  


BUSINESS


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Applause for business achievements

Land transfers

The trend of the real estate market in Allen County is shown by the following report, for the week running Nov. 23 to Nov. 30. Figures reflect the sel...

December 3rd, 2016 |  


Home loan rates

Rates for 30-year and 15-year, fixed-rate mortgages with zero points as of noon, Friday, Dec. 2, 2016:30 YR / 15 YR RATE %First Federal Bank4.125 / 3....

December 3rd, 2016 updated: December 3rd, 2016. |  


Aged to Perfection opens under new ownership

Aged to Perfection opens under new ownership

LIMA — Preserve, repair, restore, repurpose.These are the core principles of Aged to Perfection, a vintage furniture and home accessory store th...

December 2nd, 2016 |  


Belvedere Emporium: A modern boutique inside a historic building

Belvedere Emporium: A modern boutique inside a historic building

HARROD — If you have ever traveled through southeastern Allen County on state Route 117, you’ve likely noticed a large white building that...

December 2nd, 2016 |  


Local housing market experiences drop-off

LIMA — The regional housing market experienced a drop-off in October, as units sold, dollar volume and average sale price were all down from Sep...

December 1st, 2016 |  


STATE NEWS


The Latest: Philippine president Duterte phones Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President-elect Donald Trump (all times EST):2:49 p.m.Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has telephoned President-...

December 3rd, 2016 |  


The Latest: Trump preference for military men raises concern

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President-elect Donald Trump (all times EST):3:50 p.m.President-elect Donald Trump's move to pack his administration...

December 3rd, 2016 |  


Federal officials say natural gas line poses minimal risk

DETROIT (AP) — A proposed natural gas pipeline from Ohio into southeast Michigan would have little environmental impact, according to federal govern...

December 3rd, 2016 |  


Columbus Bishop Hartley edges Steubenville in D4 state final

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Matteo Agriesti kicked a 31-yard field goal with 2 seconds left to spur Columbus Bishop Hartley past Steubenville 24-21 in the...

December 3rd, 2016 |  


Teen accused of killing younger brother pleads not guilty

SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (AP) — A 16-year-old boy accused of killing his 14-year-old brother after an argument over Halloween candy has pleaded not guilty ...

December 3rd, 2016 |  


AP-OH–Ohio News Digest 6 pm, OH

Hello! Here's a look at how AP's general news coverage is shaping up in Ohio. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the...

December 3rd, 2016 |  


NATIONAL NEWS


Gambia leader’s hold on power ends with surprising speed

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — In July 1994, three days after Gambia's first president was toppled by military officers, the local Daily Observer newspaper f...

December 3rd, 2016 |  


Mixed rulings for protest law by Egypt constitutional court

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's Constitutional Court has issued mixed rulings on the constitutionality of a protest law, which rights groups have decried as re...

December 3rd, 2016 |  


Coal mine explosion in northern China kills 17, traps dozens

BEIJING (AP) — A coal mine explosion in a northern Chinese region killed 17 people Saturday and left 10 others trapped, state media and officials sa...

December 3rd, 2016 |  


Supreme Court hears cases about use of race in redistricting

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is returning to the familiar intersection of race and politics, in a pair of cases examining redistricting in No...

December 3rd, 2016 |  


Supreme Court hears cases about use of race in redistricting

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is returning to the familiar intersection of race and politics, in a pair of cases examining redistricting in No...

December 3rd, 2016 |  


Intense Syrian bombing of besieged Aleppo, troops advance

ALEPPO, Syria (AP) — Syrian warplanes, artillery and mortar rounds pounded areas in eastern Aleppo on Saturday drawing rebel rockets, as government ...

December 3rd, 2016 |