NEWS


Home loan rates

Home loan rates

Rates for 30-year and 15-year, fixed-rate mortgages with zero points as of noon, Friday, Jan. 19, 2018:30 YR / 15 YR RATE %First Federal Bank4.125 / 3...

January 20th, 2018 |  


Get This: Russian police in unexpected encounter with crocodile

Get This: Russian police in unexpected encounter with crocodile

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Russian police had an unexpected encounter while searching a house in St. Petersburg — a crocodile in the ba...

January 20th, 2018 |  


Gov’t shutdown deadline nears; Trump says ‘not looking good’

Gov’t shutdown deadline nears; Trump says ‘not looking good’

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government careened toward shutdown Friday night in a chaotic close to Donald Trump’s first year as president, as De...

January 19th, 2018 |  


Apollo students get chance to rebuild Lima

Apollo students get chance to rebuild Lima

LIMA — Walking through the house at 693 W. Lane Ave., one can’t help but think “what happened here?”In one small bedroom, graf...

January 19th, 2018 |  


Putnam Co. township financial officer indicted for theft

Putnam Co. township financial officer indicted for theft

OTTAWA — A Putnam County township fiscal officer was indicted by a Putnam County Grand Jury on theft in office charges Wednesday.Kyle L. Unverfe...

January 19th, 2018 |  


Mini March for Life held in Van Wert

Mini March for Life held in Van Wert

VAN WERT — While thousands of people gathered in Washington D.C. Friday to protest the U.S. Supreme Court decision to allow abortion, a much sma...

January 19th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


Roundup: Delphos Jefferson turns away Paulding in boys basketball

DELPHOS — Jefferson’s Alex Rode pumped in a game-high 17 points and Tyler Bratton and Brenen Auer each scored eight points as Delphos Jeff...

January 19th, 2018 updated: January 20th, 2018. |  


Wapak subdues Elida in boys basketball

Wapak subdues Elida in boys basketball

ELIDA — Elida was close to pulling away down the stretch.But it never happened.Wapakoneta’s defense clamped down and the Redskins overcame...

January 19th, 2018 updated: January 19th, 2018. |  


Lima area sports calendar

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 ...

January 19th, 2018 |  


Allen County Sportsman and Farmers Association Turkey shoot set

Allen County Sportsman and Farmers Association Turkey shoot set

The Allen County Sportsmen and Farmers Association will hold a turkey shoot on Sunday at the club’s 1001 South Kemp Road location. Breakfast beg...

January 19th, 2018 |  


Lima Senior edges Findlay in girls basketball

Lima Senior edges Findlay in girls basketball

LIMA — On paper, Findlay’s size looked to be a major issue for Lima Senior.However, it wasn’t just Findlay’s size that was a f...

January 19th, 2018 updated: January 19th, 2018. |  


Spencerville knocks Bluffton from unbeaten NWC ranks in girls basketball

Spencerville knocks Bluffton from unbeaten NWC ranks in girls basketball

SPENCERVILLE — Coming into the showdown with Bluffton on Thursday, Spencerville, with one loss in the Northwest Conference, needed a win to keep...

January 19th, 2018 updated: January 19th, 2018. |  


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“The Post” – PG-13

“The Post” – PG-13

The Story“Can I ask a hypothetical question?” says Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee (Tom Hanks). Publisher Katherine (Kay) Graham (Meryl...

January 18th, 2018 |  


‘Dirty Dancing’ in Lima Thursday night

‘Dirty Dancing’ in Lima Thursday night

LIMA — If you’re a fan of the movie “Dirty Dancing,” visit Veterans Memorial Civic Center to swoon over Johnny and Baby.This i...

January 18th, 2018 |  


Births

Births

8Lima Memorial Health SystemJan. 17 — Melissa and Brett Ehrman, Lima, boy.Mercy Health-St. Rita’sJan. 15 —Kelsey Liles and Denzell M...

January 18th, 2018 |  


Lawyer: OJ Simpson is golfing a lot, staying in Las Vegas

Lawyer: OJ Simpson is golfing a lot, staying in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS — O.J. Simpson is not planning to move from Nevada to Florida like he told state parole officials before he was released in October fr...

January 18th, 2018 |  


Diabetes Self Management Class to begin

Diabetes Self Management Class to begin

LIMA — A diabetes self management class will take place from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Wednesdays from Jan. 24 through Feb. 28, at Liberty Retireme...

January 18th, 2018 |  


Births

Births

8Lima Memorial Health SystemJan. 15 — Kayla and Curt Croy, Ottawa, girl.Mercy Health-St. Rita’sJan. 14 — Cheyann Klett and Patrick M...

January 17th, 2018 |  


OPINION


Gary Frueh: Teamwork is the answer

Gary Frueh: Teamwork is the answer

The headline read “Cultural fence-mending unfinished.” Turning to the editorial page brings to light the issue of insufficient household i...

January 19th, 2018 |  


Letter: Encore’s “Spamalot” offers knights of entertainment

Letter: Encore’s “Spamalot” offers knights of entertainment

I saw the Broadway touring company show of “Spamalot” years ago, and I didn’t think it could be outdone. I was proven wrong upon see...

January 19th, 2018 |  


Ken Pollitz: Time come to ride the pine

Ken Pollitz: Time come to ride the pine

They were the days, long gone, where the basketball backboard was more round than rectangular. This was a time when rims were set to one height only, ...

January 19th, 2018 |  


Editorial: Gutsy Democrats and Republicans cooperate (!) on terror bill

Editorial: Gutsy Democrats and Republicans cooperate (!) on terror bill

If these were the old days of newspapering, we’d love to shout: “Stop the Presses!” That’s a phrase normally reserved for late...

January 18th, 2018 |  


Jay Ambrose: What critics miss on immigration reform

Jay Ambrose: What critics miss on immigration reform

Once, when I was living in northern Virginia, I was in my front yard when I noticed crows flying around a tree going caw, caw, caw as more and more cr...

January 18th, 2018 |  


Letters: Coal should be least of our worries now

Letters: Coal should be least of our worries now

Yes, Kelly, there is a Santa, the guy who put that lump of coal in your stocking over the mantle, over which you burn the yule log on chilly winters&#...

January 18th, 2018 |  


BUSINESS


Legal-Ease: Longer lives and special needs trusts

Legal-Ease: Longer lives and special needs trusts

People in our region try to save throughout their lives. The struggle comes when those people who have saved experience long-term care needs, typicall...

January 20th, 2018 |  


Cheryl Parson: Exercise your mind before picking gym

Cheryl Parson: Exercise your mind before picking gym

You’ve decided, “This is the year. I’m going to get healthier, in shape and lose weight!” You’re not alone. More people ...

January 20th, 2018 |  


Land transfers, Jan. 11 to Jan. 17

Land transfers, Jan. 11 to Jan. 17

The trend of the real estate market in Allen County is shown by the following report, for the week running Jan. 11 to Jan. 17. Figures reflect the sel...

January 20th, 2018 |  


Home loan rates

Home loan rates

Rates for 30-year and 15-year, fixed-rate mortgages with zero points as of noon, Friday, Jan. 19, 2018:30 YR / 15 YR RATE %First Federal Bank4.125 / 3...

January 20th, 2018 |  


Lima student named to dean’s list at Ohio Christian University

CIRCLEVILLE — Alyssa Turrentine, of Lima, has been named to the dean’s list at Ohio Christian University for the fall 2017 semester.To be ...

January 19th, 2018 |  


Columbus makes cut to Amazon’s list of 20 for second headquarters

Columbus makes cut to Amazon’s list of 20 for second headquarters

NEW YORK — Amazon has narrowed its hunt for a second headquarters to 20 locations, concentrated among cities in the U.S. East and Midwest. Toron...

January 18th, 2018 updated: January 18th, 2018. |  


STATE NEWS


Hunters check over 13K deer in muzzleloader season

Hunters check over 13K deer in muzzleloader season

COLUMBUS — State officials say hunters checked more than 13,000 white-tailed deer during Ohio’s recent muzzleloader season.The Ohio Depart...

January 11th, 2018 |  


Fund awards nearly $90,000 to stop trafficking in Ohio

Fund awards nearly $90,000 to stop trafficking in Ohio

COLUMBUS — A children’s advocacy group has awarded nearly $90,000 in grants to help keep at-risk youth in Ohio safe from human trafficking...

January 11th, 2018 |  


Opera, orchestra team up to tell story of 1913 Ohio flood

Opera, orchestra team up to tell story of 1913 Ohio flood

COLUMBUS — An opera company and an orchestra are teaming up to tell the story of Ohio’s worst weather disaster.The production to premiere ...

January 11th, 2018 |  


Man convicted of causing fatal crash amid suicide attempt

Man convicted of causing fatal crash amid suicide attempt

CLEVELAND — A man has been convicted of aggravated murder for causing a fatal crash in suburban Cleveland while trying to kill himself.Cleveland...

January 11th, 2018 |  


Loss of sponsor could close ECOT e-school of 12K students

Loss of sponsor could close ECOT e-school of 12K students

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The possibility of one of the nation’s largest online charter schools shutting down halfway through the academic yea...

January 11th, 2018 updated: January 11th, 2018. |  


Teacher accused of telling black student he might be lynched

Teacher accused of telling black student he might be lynched

MASON — An Ohio school district has acknowledged that a teacher made a mistake after a black student reported that he was told he might be lynch...

January 11th, 2018 |