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Lima Municipal Court records

Lima Municipal Court records

Lima Municipal Court DispositionsMarch 14Angela E. Alger, 37, of 614 N. Collett, Lima, pleaded guilty to possession drug abuse instruments. Sentence: ...

March 25th, 2017 |  


Births

St. Rita’s Medical CenterMarch 24 — Nicole and Lonnie Rettig, Harrod, girl; Megan and Kevin Williams, Harrod, boy.March 25 — Nicole ...

March 25th, 2017 |  


GET THIS: Idaho woman says she crashed because she saw a sasquatch

GET THIS: Idaho woman says she crashed because she saw a sasquatch

MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) — A northern Idaho woman told police she crashed into a deer because she was distracted by a sasquatch in her rearview mirror...

March 25th, 2017 |  


Harrison Ford says he was distracted when he flew over plane

Harrison Ford says he was distracted when he flew over plane

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actor Harrison Ford said he was distracted and concerned about turbulence from another aircraft last month when he mistakenly...

March 25th, 2017 |  


David Trinko: Shopping for a rationale on online purchases

David Trinko: Shopping for a rationale on online purchases

Some of my formative memories involve walking through the mall on a shopping trip. Some of my worst memories are from those same trips.Most of those m...

March 25th, 2017 |  


Red Cross blood donation opportunity in Van Wert

Red Cross blood donation opportunity in Van Wert

VAN WERT — There will be a blood donation opportunity from 1 to 6 p.m. Thursday, April 13, at VFW 5803, 111 N. Shannon St., Van Wert. .neFileBlo...

March 25th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


Mother Nature dictates fishing yields

Mother Nature dictates fishing yields

No matter how much we prod or push Mother Nature, she goes at her own pace.Anglers chomping at the bit to wet a line and hoping to catch walleye in th...

March 25th, 2017 |  


Notre Dame routs Ohio State

Notre Dame routs Ohio State

LEXINGTON, Ky. — Notre Dame delivered on one promise by coach Muffet McGraw to look different without injured Brianna Turner, shifting from lobb...

March 25th, 2017 |  


Cavaliers bounce Hornets 112-105

Cavaliers bounce Hornets 112-105

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — LeBron James had 32 points, 11 assists and nine rebounds, and the Cleveland Cavaliers bounced back from their worst defensive ...

March 25th, 2017 |  


Ohio Northern, Bluffton record softball sweeps

ADA — Freshman Gabby Stewart led the Ohio Northern softball team as it swept Ohio Athletic Conference-foe Marietta in doubleheader action Friday...

March 25th, 2017 |  


NCAA Tournament: South Carolina reaches Elite 8 for first time

NCAA Tournament: South Carolina reaches Elite 8 for first time

NEW YORK — Apparently South Carolina is getting the hang of winning NCAA Tournament games.The Gamecocks, who hadn’t won a tournament game ...

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Lima area results

CollegesSoftballONU 10, Marietta 1at ONUMarietta `010`00`—`1`4`1ONU `172`0X`—`10`10`1WP–Kirsten Lightel (8-0) LP—Alison Kach (...

March 25th, 2017 |  


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Births

Births

Lima Memorial Health CenterMarch 20 — Ashley Laureano and Jason White, Waynesfield, boy.March 22 — Brooke Roberts, Celina, girl.March 24 &...

March 24th, 2017 |  


An interview with master trumpeter Chris Botti

An interview with master trumpeter Chris Botti

LIMA — Chris Botti, master trumpeter, will appear at 7:30 p.m. today with the Lima Symphony Orchestra at Veterans Memorial Civic Center.Botti wa...

March 24th, 2017 |  


Drake goes roaming in ‘More Life’

Drake goes roaming in ‘More Life’

An album. A mixtape. An audiobook in which he annotates his old scripts from “Degrassi: The Next Generation.”At this point, it doesn’...

March 24th, 2017 |  


Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation team at St. Rita’s Medical Center on Monday

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation team at St. Rita’s Medical Center on Monday

LIMA — The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation-Southwest Ohio will be bringing research volunteers at 6 p.m. Monday, March 27 to St. Rita̵...

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


Master Trumpeter Chris Botti to join LSO Saturday

Master Trumpeter Chris Botti to join LSO Saturday

LIMA — The Lima Symphony Orchestra welcomes master trumpeter Chris Botti Saturday night.Botti is a multi-Grammy award winning instrumental artis...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


A comedy of Shakespeare coming to Findlay

A comedy of Shakespeare coming to Findlay

FINDLAY — Studying up on Shakespeare plays and characters is not required to have a good time at The Reduced Shakespeare Company’s perform...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


OPINION


Legal-Ease: Business ownership succession usually includes a plan

Legal-Ease: Business ownership succession usually includes a plan

Without an incredibly deep and passionate attitude about work to begin with, a person will seldom be successful in starting or maintaining a small bus...

March 25th, 2017 updated: March 25th, 2017. |  


Letter: Elida play was 2½ hours of pure enjoyment

My granddaughter, Elena Strzyzykowski, attends Elida High School and was recently in Mr. Sharp’s play, “Hairspray.”I drove from Mich...

March 24th, 2017 |  


Letter: Two paws up to Busy B

Woofs and Purrs go out to Dawn Arheit and her hive at Busy B Realty. Through her generosity, our booth was sponsored at the recent Optimist Home Show....

March 24th, 2017 |  


Letter: Concerns about Jim Jordan

Concerns about Jim JordanI understand Jim Jordan is an active Christian in his church in Urbana. As our representative and a co-founder of the F...

March 24th, 2017 |  


Michael Reagan: Ratholes of Washington

Michael Reagan: Ratholes of Washington

Ratholes.Both parties in Washington can’t stop going down their favorite rathole.And the rest of us poor civilians from coast-to-coast and in-be...

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


BUSINESS


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It’s hard to be Made in America
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Liz Weston: To retire right, plan to do it twice
Legal-Ease: Business ownership succession usually includes a plan

Legal-Ease: Business ownership succession usually includes a plan

Without an incredibly deep and passionate attitude about work to begin with, a person will seldom be successful in starting or maintaining a small bus...

March 25th, 2017 updated: March 25th, 2017. |  


Kenton boutique a destination for formal dress shoppers

Kenton boutique a destination for formal dress shoppers

KENTON — A boutique in Kenton has become a destination for Ohioans who are looking for the perfect prom dress, tuxedo or bridal gown.Twirl, a dr...

March 24th, 2017 |  


Van Wert County Sheriff’s Office earns certification

Van Wert County Sheriff’s Office earns certification

VAN WERT — The Van Wert County Sheriff’s Office has adopted and implemented state standards established by the Ohio Collaborative Communit...

March 24th, 2017 |  


Local home sales down 35 percent since December

Local home sales down 35 percent since December

LIMA — The regional housing market is off to a slow start in 2017, as the number of properties sold has declined nearly 35 percent since Decembe...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Union Bank Company merges with Columbus-area community bank

Union Bank Company merges with Columbus-area community bank

COLUMBUS GROVE — The Union Bank Co. has merged with a Columbus-area community bank, acquiring all of its stock in an all-cash transaction valued...

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


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 |  


STATE NEWS


Columbus house fire kills teen, mom, grandma; dad hospitalized

Columbus house fire kills teen, mom, grandma; dad hospitalized

COLUMBUS — Officials say a house fire in central Ohio killed a 16-year-old girl, her mother and her grandmother, and the teen’s father was...

March 24th, 2017 |  


Ohio paying 2 men declared wrongfully imprisoned $1.45M each

Ohio paying 2 men declared wrongfully imprisoned $1.45M each

COLUMBUS — The state has agreed to pay about $1.45 million each to two men declared wrongfully imprisoned for more than 16 years in a woman̵...

March 24th, 2017 |  


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 |  


NATIONAL NEWS


Vegas Strip reopens after gunman surrender, fatal shooting

LAS VEGAS (AP) — People are returning to the heart of the Las Vegas Strip after a gunman shot people on a public bus and then barricaded himself ins...

March 25th, 2017 |  


The Latest: Pedestrians return to Strip after standoff ends

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on a shooting along the Las Vegas Strip (all times local):5 p.m.People are returning to the heart of the Las Vegas Strip...

March 25th, 2017 |  


Podiatrist who set free throws world record dies at 94

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A California man who made history when he shot 2,750 consecutive free throws has died. He was 94.Dr. Tom Amberry died in L...

March 25th, 2017 |  


The Latest: Gonzaga trounces Xavier to reach Final Four

The Latest on the NCAA Tournament (all times Eastern):8:20 p.m.Nigel Williams-Goss scored 23 points and Johnathan Williams added 19 to send top-seeded...

March 25th, 2017 |  


Utah’s governor signs abortion-halting legislation

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah's governor signed legislation on Saturday that would require doctors to inform women that medication-induced abortions ca...

March 25th, 2017 |  


US Forecast

US Forecast for Sunday, March 26, 2017_____City/Town, State;Yesterday’s High Temp (F);Yesterday’s Low Temp (F);Today’s High Temp (F);Today’s L...

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