NEWS


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Lima Exchange Club making donation to Freedom School

Lima Exchange Club making donation to Freedom School

LIMA — The Lima Exchange Club’s long-running Christmas Party for Kids at Freedom School is coming up in December, but committee members sa...

November 17th, 2017 |  


First round of Lima leaf pickup completed Friday

First round of Lima leaf pickup completed Friday

LIMA — The City of Lima Streets Department completed its first round of leaf pickup Friday, with a second round expected to begin immediately af...

November 17th, 2017 |  


Sewer pipe lining project begins in Ottawa

Sewer pipe lining project begins in Ottawa

OTTAWA — Residents and those passing through town this week may have noticed steam rising from the sewer system and a collection of trucks clust...

November 17th, 2017 |  


Lima Walgreens armed robber sentenced

Lima Walgreens armed robber sentenced

LIMA — The second of four young Indiana residents who took part in the armed robbery of the Walgreens store at the intersection of Allentown and...

November 17th, 2017 |  


Kids learn about energy efficiency at North Middle School

Kids learn about energy efficiency at North Middle School

LIMA — Energy exists all around us. It exists in many forms and can be generated in many different ways.On Friday, students at Lima North Middle...

November 17th, 2017 |  


Cardinal Health’s investment to stem opioid crisis welcomed as a start

Cardinal Health’s investment to stem opioid crisis welcomed as a start

Cardinal Health’s announcement Thursday that it will increase its investment in opioid-abuse prevention and treatment programs was welcomed by t...

November 17th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


Roundup: Bluffton University loses season opener in men’s hoops

ROANOKE, Va. — The Bluffton University men’s basketball team opened its 2017-18 campaign with a 70-55 loss to host Roanoke College in the ...

November 17th, 2017 |  


Ohio State will cancel Illini’s building permit

Ohio State will cancel Illini’s building permit

COLUMBUS — Illinois’ football program has been through so many rebuilding projects in the last 25 years that it might be a better fit for ...

November 17th, 2017 |  


Lima area sports calendar

Each week, The Lima News publishes a calendar of events of local interest. Events should be submitted by noon Wednesday of each week to The Lima News ...

November 17th, 2017 |  


Anglers braving colder conditions having success

Anglers braving colder conditions having success

While most anglers have stored their tackle bags and boxes and hung rods away until next spring, diehard anglers are still pursing fish. And they are ...

November 17th, 2017 updated: November 17th, 2017. |  


Ohio State-Illinois match-ups

Ohio State-Illinois match-ups

QUARTERBACKSAfter going 190 passes without an interception, J.T. Barrett has been picked six times in his last 55 passes, including twice in last week...

November 17th, 2017 updated: November 17th, 2017. |  


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LIFESTYLE


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Births
Lighting up children’s garden in Van Wert

Lighting up children’s garden in Van Wert

VAN WERT — For Jim Clay and his relatives, decorating the children’s garden is the start to their holiday season. The official opening eve...

November 16th, 2017 |  


Celebrate the season with ONU’s Holiday Spectacular

Celebrate the season with ONU’s Holiday Spectacular

ADA — The holiday tradition continues with Ohio Northern University’s 23rd annual ONU Holiday Spectacular musical extravaganza opening in ...

November 16th, 2017 |  


“Murder on the Orient Express” – PG-13

“Murder on the Orient Express” – PG-13

The Story“Are you holding a gun on me?” says brilliant detective Hercule Poirot (Kenneth Branagh) to thuggish art dealer Samuel Ratchett (...

November 16th, 2017 |  


Births

Births

Lima Memorial Health SystemNov. 14 — Adrian Green and Andrew Morlock, Lima, girl.Mercy Health-St. Rita’sNov. 15 — Alexis and Dakota...

November 16th, 2017 |  


Current events disrupt Showtime series on mass shootings

Current events disrupt Showtime series on mass shootings

NEW YORK — It came as little surprise to producers, but Showtime’s about-to-conclude documentary series on mass shooting incidents was its...

November 16th, 2017 |  


Spreading Christmas joy

Spreading Christmas joy

LIMA — With the holiday season just around the corner, people in the region are entering in to the yuletide spirit by preparing gift boxes for p...

November 15th, 2017 |  


OPINION


Los Angeles Times: ‘Lock her up,’ revisited

We live in a country of laws and no one should be above them. That includes the president. And it also includes Hillary Clinton, his former campaign o...

November 17th, 2017 |  


Cal Thomas: The corruption of faith

Cal Thomas: The corruption of faith

When Jim Zeigler, the state auditor of Alabama, invoked the Bible to defend Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore against allegations that he had inap...

November 17th, 2017 |  


Lori Borgman: Some family traditions come with a tail

Lori Borgman: Some family traditions come with a tail

The mice are back.No, not that kind, the chocolate shortbread kind. You roll a small ball of dough, shape it like the body of a teeny tiny mouse, pinc...

November 16th, 2017 |  


Letter: Domestic terrorists winning gun battle

Despite the apocryphal nature of its source, the myth persists that Japan attacked Pearl Harbor rather than the U.S. mainland because firearms in priv...

November 16th, 2017 |  


George Will: Alabama rolls toward a high-stakes skirmish

George Will: Alabama rolls toward a high-stakes skirmish

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — But for the bomb, the four would be in their 60s, probably grandmothers. Three were 14 and one was 11 in 1963 when the blast ...

November 16th, 2017 |  


Los Angeles Times: Don’t let U.S. spy agencies listen in on us

Unless they have a warrant, they shouldn’t be sweeping up the conversations of Americans.Congress is currently deciding whether to let the Natio...

November 16th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


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Special cards for special boy

More than 9,000 new Ohio businesses in October

COLUMBUS — On Nov. 15 Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted announced that there were 9,250 new entities filed to do business in Ohio.The entities,...

November 15th, 2017 updated: November 15th, 2017. |  


Tuskegee airmen presentation held at Bluffton University

BLUFFTON — On Monday, there was a Tuskegee Airmen presentation held during an during an African-American History class at Bluffton University.Co...

November 15th, 2017 |  


Bank, insurance co. provide $10K for projects

DEFIANCE — The First Federal Bank and First Insurance Group will celebrate their fourth annual Pay it Forward Day by providing $10,000 in fundin...

November 15th, 2017 |  


Lima Memorial says no to smoking

Lima Memorial says no to smoking

LIMA — Lima Memorial Health System urged people to commit or recommit to live a tobacco-free life and to participate in the American Cancer Soci...

November 15th, 2017 |  


State Farm opens new Ottawa location

State Farm opens new Ottawa location

OTTAWA — State Farm Insurance held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Tuesday afternoon to mark the opening of its new Ottawa office on West Main Street....

November 14th, 2017 |  


STATE NEWS


Lost mail leads to dismissal of charges in overdose death

Lost mail leads to dismissal of charges in overdose death

AKRON (AP) — An Ohio judge has dismissed charges in a fentanyl overdose death after documents mailed by the imprisoned defendant got lost.The ju...

November 15th, 2017 |  


Ohio calls off execution after failing to find inmate’s vein

Ohio calls off execution after failing to find inmate’s vein

LUCASVILLE (AP) — Ohio called off the execution of an ailing 69-year-old killer Wednesday after the executioners couldn’t find a vein to i...

November 15th, 2017 |  


2nd Ohio state lawmaker resigns over inappropriate behavior

2nd Ohio state lawmaker resigns over inappropriate behavior

COLUMBUS (AP) — The second Ohio state lawmaker in a month resigned Wednesday amid allegations of inappropriate behavior.First-term Republican st...

November 15th, 2017 |  


Ohio Lottery results for Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017

Ohio Lottery results for Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017

DAILY (Wednesday)Pick 3: 6-5-5 day; 1-8-3 nightPick 4: 6-7-2-6 day, 1-0-9-9 nightPick 5: 2-8-0-5-5 day, 4-7-4-5-4 nightRolling Cash 5: 1-17-28-29-31CL...

November 15th, 2017 |  


Ohio Lottery results for Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017

Ohio Lottery results for Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017

DAILY (Tuesday)Pick 3: 6-3-5 day; 0-7-6 nightPick 4: 7-0-1-5 day, 4-1-4-3 nightPick 5: 9-8-1-8-6 day, 0-4-1-8-1 nightRolling Cash 5: 18-23-28-37-39CLA...

November 14th, 2017 |  


Lawsuit seeks to stop work on Appalachian gas pipeline

Lawsuit seeks to stop work on Appalachian gas pipeline

TOLEDO (AP) — Environmental groups are asking a court to stop construction of a natural gas pipeline that will run across northern Ohio and into...

November 14th, 2017 |