NEWS


A quantitative look at national reps’ past year

A quantitative look at national reps’ past year

LIMA — The year 2017 has come and gone, and the congressmen representing the region had a full schedule. As a way to inform our readers about th...

February 24th, 2018 updated: February 25th, 2018. |  


Lima NAACP wants police investigated

Lima NAACP wants police investigated

LIMA — The Lima branch of the NAACP unit #3170, is calling on the U.S. Justice Department to investigate allegations of police brutality against...

February 24th, 2018 |  


Brinkman wins Allen County Spelling Bee

Brinkman wins Allen County Spelling Bee

LIMA — Delaney Brinkman, an 8th grader at Shawnee Middle school correctly spelled “relevant” then “sukiyaki” to win the ...

February 24th, 2018 |  


3 killed in head-on collision near Youngstown

3 killed in head-on collision near Youngstown

YOUNGSTOWN (AP) — Authorities say a woman driving the wrong way on a northeast Ohio interstate connector collided head-on with a semitrailer, ki...

February 24th, 2018 |  


3 killed in head-on collision near Youngstown

3 killed in head-on collision near Youngstown

YOUNGSTOWN (AP) — Authorities say a woman driving the wrong way on a northeast Ohio interstate connector collided head-on with a semitrailer, ki...

February 24th, 2018 |  


Teen arrested in fatal shooting of woman from outside home

Teen arrested in fatal shooting of woman from outside home

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a 17-year-old boy has been arrested in the fatal shooting of a woman killed inside a southwest Ohio home fro...

February 24th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


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St. Marys holds off Bath
Columbus Grove wins on late basket; Kalida also advances in girls basketball

Columbus Grove wins on late basket; Kalida also advances in girls basketball

BATH TOWNSHIP — First they told Rylee Sybert it wasn’t that big of a deal. Then they let her know that, yes, it was a very big deal.Sybert...

February 25th, 2018 |  


Kenton stops Wapakoneta to earn girls basketball sectional title

Kenton stops Wapakoneta to earn girls basketball sectional title

LEIPSIC — Say it and believe it.For the first time since 1998 Kenton is heading to the girls district tournament.Kenton’s defense was stea...

February 25th, 2018 updated: February 25th, 2018. |  


Ohio high school boys, girls basketball scores for Saturday, Feb. 25

Ohio high school boys, girls basketball scores for Saturday, Feb. 25

GirlsDivision IRegion 2Fremont Ross 53, Holland Springfield 48Tol. Whitmer 42, Findlay 39Region 3Cols. Eastmoor 31, Dresden Tri-Valley 21Division IIRe...

February 25th, 2018 |  


High school roundup: Wapakoneta third at Division II wrestling sectional

NAPOLEON — Wapakoneta (143 points) finished third behind Wauseon (311) and Napoleon (169) at Saturday’s Division II sectional. St. Marys (...

February 25th, 2018 |  


College roundup: Ohio Northern falls in Ohio Athletic Conference women’s basketball tournament title game

ADA — The No. 24-ranked Ohio Northern women’s basketball team fell to No. 2-seeded Marietta 85-68 on Saturday afternoon in the Ohio Athlet...

February 24th, 2018 updated: February 25th, 2018. |  


O-G finishes 9-0 in WBL in boys basketball

O-G finishes 9-0 in WBL in boys basketball

OTTAWA— There was no pressure on Ottawa-Glandorf but the Titans’ 82-73 boys basketball win over Elida on Friday night was all about pressu...

February 24th, 2018 |  


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LIFESTYLE


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Kathleen and John Guffey
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90th birthday: Jeanne Wert
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89th birthday: Mary Pease
100th birthday: Charlotte Hatfield

100th birthday: Charlotte Hatfield

WAYNESFIELD — Charlotte “Focht” Hatfield is celebrating her 100th birthday with a party from 1-5 p.m. Saturday at Waynesfield United...

February 24th, 2018 |  


100th birthday: Martha Boogher

100th birthday: Martha Boogher

LIMA — Martha Boogher is celebrating her 100th birthday with a party at 11:30 a.m. today at First Baptist Church, 451 N. Cable Road. Please omit...

February 24th, 2018 |  


Real Life Mama: See you in the morning

Real Life Mama: See you in the morning

See you in the morning. Five little words that I couldn’t wait to say every night to my baby girls. You see, in my previous position, I was up a...

February 24th, 2018 |  


Too much information?

Too much information?

Pet owners today have access to massive amounts of information related to the training, behavior, health, everyday care and general management of thei...

February 24th, 2018 |  


David Trinko: An honest wage for honest work

David Trinko: An honest wage for honest work

My wife likes to joke that I have a mistress on the side.“I know where you’ll be,” she says. “You’ll be with Ellen.̶...

February 24th, 2018 |  


Births

Births

8Mercy Health-St. Rita’sFeb. 21 — Cheyenne Clendenin and Steven Shellhammer, Lima, boy.Feb. 22 — Gale Boop and Aaron Lewis, Ada, boy...

February 23rd, 2018 |  


OPINION


Letter: Race for ratings exploits victims

The journalists’ ink is barely dry, tears still wet our cheeks, and anger and sadness compete for space within us.From this, we adults conform t...

February 24th, 2018 |  


Editorial: Wind farm rule a set back to Ohio growth

Editorial: Wind farm rule a set back to Ohio growth

Access to renewable energy needs to be a part of Ohio’s portfolio when it comes to job creation.There’s too much to lose if it doesn’...

February 24th, 2018 |  


Latest school shooting draws active response

The Valentine’s Day shooting in which a former student killed 17 people and injured more than a dozen others at a Florida high school is just th...

February 24th, 2018 |  


Letter: Commissioners speak with forked tongues

I am very concerned about the double speak coming from the Allen County commissioners.On Jan. 16, it was reported that the county commissioners planne...

February 24th, 2018 |  


Letter: Teach our kids to think

As a 12- to 15-year old newspaper carrier, I delivered The Lima News from 1968 to the 1970s in the Shawnee Road, Wilson Avenue area.In 1968, I started...

February 24th, 2018 |  


BUSINESS


JTDMH announces new emergency physician team

JTDMH announces new emergency physician team

ST MARYS — Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, an affiliate of Grand Lake Health System, announced a new team of emergency physicians has...

February 24th, 2018 |  


Feldner first female president of Buckeye State Mounted Deputies Association

Feldner first female president of Buckeye State Mounted Deputies Association

LIMA — Allen County Mounted Sheriff’s Posse Deputy Sara Feldner became the first female president of the Buckeye State Mounted Deputies As...

February 24th, 2018 |  


Land transfers, Feb. 15 to Feb. 21

Land transfers, Feb. 15 to Feb. 21

The trend of the real estate market in Allen County is shown by the following report, for the week running Feb. 15 to Feb. 21. Figures reflect the sel...

February 24th, 2018 |  


Deifendeifer honored by Lima Noon Optimists

Deifendeifer honored by Lima Noon Optimists

LIMA — Gene Deifendeifer has been named Optimist of the Year by the Lima Noon Optimist Club for his years of service and dedication to youth pro...

February 24th, 2018 |  


Home loan rates

Home loan rates

Rates for 30-year and 15-year, fixed-rate mortgages with zero points as of noon, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018:30 YR / 15 YR RATE %First Federal Bank4.50 / 3....

February 24th, 2018 |  


Seven Allen County businesses recognized for workplace wellness

Seven Allen County businesses recognized for workplace wellness

LIMA — Activate Allen County recently recognized seven businesses in Allen County for their efforts to promote workplace wellness through its Ac...

February 24th, 2018 |  


STATE NEWS


Get This: Wedding dress returned 32 years after dry cleaner mix-up

Get This: Wedding dress returned 32 years after dry cleaner mix-up

WILLOWICK, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio woman has been reunited with her wedding dress 32 years after a dry cleaner mix-up.Ame Bartlebaugh went looking f...

February 13th, 2018 |  


Flags at half-staff to honor 2 slain Ohio police officers

Flags at half-staff to honor 2 slain Ohio police officers

WESTERVILLE — Ohio’s governor on Monday ordered flags flown at half-staff around the state to honor two police officers killed over the we...

February 12th, 2018 |  


Ohio Supreme Court to hear online charter school’s funding case

Ohio Supreme Court to hear online charter school’s funding case

COLUMBUS — The survival of one of the nation’s largest virtual charter schools is on the line when the Ohio Supreme Court hears arguments ...

February 12th, 2018 |  


White nationalist’s planned campus visit at Cincinnati off

White nationalist’s planned campus visit at Cincinnati off

CINCINNATI — An attorney for Richard Spencer said Monday the white nationalist’s plan to speak on the University of Cincinnati campus duri...

February 12th, 2018 |  


Ohio lawmakers, groups reach deal on redistricting proposal

Ohio lawmakers, groups reach deal on redistricting proposal

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A compromise between state lawmakers and voting rights advocates over how Ohio draws its congressional maps is headed to t...

February 6th, 2018 updated: February 7th, 2018. |  


Boy hospitalized after fall through ice of frozen Ohio pond

Boy hospitalized after fall through ice of frozen Ohio pond

COLUMBUS (AP) — Authorities say a 6-year-old boy who fell into a frozen Ohio pond was unresponsive when he was pulled from the water, and a poli...

February 5th, 2018 updated: February 7th, 2018. |