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State troopers plan drunken-driving checkpoint in Lima

LIMA — State troopers will operate checkpoint looking for drunken drivers later this week.The location of the checkpoint will be announced the m...

May 29th, 2016 |  


Allen County Common Pleas court

COURT RECORDDisposition/May 20Dominique Durr, 26, of 1416 Cedar St., found guilty of trafficking in cocaine. Sentence: four years prison, pay $2,550 r...

May 29th, 2016 |  


Road construction and maintenance projects

Road construction and maintenance projects

Auglaize County· State Route 66 between St. Marys-Kossuth Road and CR 66A, Lane closures May 23rd – July 1st. Traffic will be maintained in...

May 29th, 2016 |  


No likes for Utah apartment complex’s Facebook requirement

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Tenants at a Salt Lake City apartment complex are not giving “likes” to a Facebook-centric condition to their ...

May 29th, 2016 |  


Depp’s ‘Alice’ bombs, ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ on top with $65M

Depp’s ‘Alice’ bombs, ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ on top with $65M

NEW YORK (AP) — Johnny Depp’s “Alice Through the Looking Glass” bombed over the Memorial Day weekend with just $28.1 million t...

May 29th, 2016 |  


Thomas Lucente: There is only 1 way to honor the fallen: Stop creating more

Thomas Lucente: There is only 1 way to honor the fallen: Stop creating more

Another Memorial Day is upon us, the federal holiday set aside to honor those who gave their lives while serving in the nation’s armed forces.It...

May 29th, 2016 updated: May 29th, 2016. |  


SPORTS


Lima area athletes stamp state tickets

Lima area athletes stamp state tickets

DAYTON — The ultimate goal of high school track-and-field athletes is to finish in the top four places of their respective events at the regiona...

May 28th, 2016 updated: May 29th, 2016. |  


Trio start Memorial Day weekend with wins

Trio start Memorial Day weekend with wins

Memorial Day weekend brings the unofficial start to summer, and the traditional triple header for the K&L Ready Mix NRA Sprint Invaders. The 360 s...

May 28th, 2016 |  


Eight or nine wins for OSU a good bet?

Eight or nine wins for OSU a good bet?

It’s still 97 days until Ohio State opens its football season against Bowling Green, but Las Vegas has spoken.Two Nevada casinos recently publis...

May 28th, 2016 updated: May 29th, 2016. |  


Local bass anglers performing well at tournaments

Local bass anglers performing well at tournaments

Limaland bass anglers on the Walmart Bass Fishing League (BFL) trail are off to good starts. A quartet did well last Saturday in the Buckeye Division ...

May 28th, 2016 updated: May 28th, 2016. |  


ONU’s Richards wins 800 at track nationals

WAVERLY, Iowa — Ohio Northern’s Emily Richards earned her first NCAA title Saturday, winning the 800-meter run on the final day of the NCA...

May 28th, 2016 |  


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95th birthday: Catherine Simmons

95th birthday: Catherine Simmons

LIMA — Catherine “Katy” Simmons is celebrating her 95th birthday with a dinner party at 6 p.m. June 1 at Casa Lu Al. A card shower w...

May 28th, 2016 updated: May 28th, 2016. |  


Festival season: A guide to summer events

Festival season: A guide to summer events

LIMA — Summer is here and there are lots of activities taking place. Take your family on a trip to a local festival or fair for some down home f...

May 28th, 2016 updated: May 28th, 2016. |  


The ‘skinny’ on fatty acids

The ‘skinny’ on fatty acids

I can still remember the first time I heard that “fatty acid” supplementation could possibly help pets with allergic skin disease. I was a...

May 28th, 2016 updated: May 28th, 2016. |  


Judith and John Mauk

Judith and John Mauk

LIMA — Mr. and Mrs. John W. Mauk are celebrating 50 years of marriage. They will celebrate with family and friends and take a trip to Virginia.M...

May 28th, 2016 updated: May 28th, 2016. |  


Nancy and Jack Gierhart

Nancy and Jack Gierhart

LIMA — Mr. and Mrs. Jack Gierhart are celebrating 60 years of marriage with a party hosted by their children June 4 at Westminster United Method...

May 28th, 2016 updated: May 28th, 2016. |  


Loss, accusations mark a turbulent few days for Johnny Depp

Loss, accusations mark a turbulent few days for Johnny Depp

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Johnny Depp seemed the picture of rock star cool as he played guitar onstage in Portugal with his band, the Hollywood Vampire...

May 28th, 2016 |  


OPINION


Jim Krumel: Our country called; they answered

Jim Krumel: Our country called; they answered

We’ve lost some great Americans this year.Local folks.People who served their country in times of war and their communities and families during ...

May 29th, 2016 |  


Mark Phelan:

Mark Phelan:

Hidden in a General Motors presentation on how the automaker has taken hundreds of pounds out of the weight off its new vehicles is an innovation with...

May 29th, 2016 updated: May 29th, 2016. |  


Thomas Lucente: There is only 1 way to honor the fallen: Stop creating more

Thomas Lucente: There is only 1 way to honor the fallen: Stop creating more

Another Memorial Day is upon us, the federal holiday set aside to honor those who gave their lives while serving in the nation’s armed forces.It...

May 29th, 2016 updated: May 29th, 2016. |  


Column: Election year significance of Memorial Day

Column: Election year significance of Memorial Day

Memorial Day this year calls on all Americans with particular significance. It requires us to look backward at our past and forward to our future as o...

May 28th, 2016 |  


No escaping remnants of Vietnam

No escaping remnants of Vietnam

HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam _ President Barack Obama came to Vietnam to fully restore relations between two former foes. But he couldn’t escape th...

May 28th, 2016 |  


David Trinko: More than just fabric for a young patriot

David Trinko: More than just fabric for a young patriot

CONTINENTAL — Some people just see a piece of fabric with some stripes and stars on it dangling.As Cole Dotson drove past the Continental school...

May 28th, 2016 |  


BUSINESS


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Applause for business achievements

Applause for business achievements

APPOINTMENTSNew ESCboard memberThe Allen County Educational Service Center appointed Mr. James D. Cooper to fill the vacant board seat left by the pas...

May 28th, 2016 updated: May 28th, 2016. |  


Cheryl Parson: Door-to-door trouble

Cheryl Parson: Door-to-door trouble

I know summer doesn’t officially start until June 20th, but Memorial Day marks the kick off to summer for most people. Schools are out, vacation...

May 28th, 2016 updated: May 28th, 2016. |  


Land Transfers

The trend of the real estate market in Allen County is shown by the following report, for the week running May 19 to May 25. Figures reflect the selli...

May 28th, 2016 |  


Legal-Ease:

Legal-Ease:

Both late night television and the internet tell people that the only thing worse than dying is going through probate. The truth is not so black and w...

May 28th, 2016 updated: May 28th, 2016. |  


Fed could raise rates in coming months

Fed could raise rates in coming months

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Friday that an interest rate hike would be appropriate in the coming months if t...

May 28th, 2016 |  


Stocks rise to wrap up a strong week as banks move higher

Stocks rise to wrap up a strong week as banks move higher

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks rose Friday to wrap up their strongest week in almost three months. Banks gained ground after Federal Reserve Chair Janet...

May 27th, 2016 |  


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