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Car Talk: Time to trade out Old Reliable for new Subaru?

Car Talk: Time to trade out Old Reliable for new Subaru?

Dear Car Talk:I have a great deal of anxiety over choosing between my old, but highly reliable, car and the new one purchased to replace it. Nearly 16...

May 27th, 2018 |  


Campgrounds filling up over holiday weekend

Campgrounds filling up over holiday weekend

ST. MARYS — With the Memorial Day holiday weekend underway, many people are settling in at campgrounds in the region.Leah Mattise, from Clarksto...

May 26th, 2018 |  


Kalida school ranked high by U.S. News & World Reports

Kalida school ranked high by U.S. News & World Reports

KALIDA — U.S. News and World Reports has come out with its list of the “Best High Schools in the Nation,’ and several area schools m...

May 26th, 2018 |  


Joint Township District Hospital Foundation receives gift from Ohio Child Conservation League

Joint Township District Hospital Foundation receives gift from Ohio Child Conservation League

ST. MARYS — The Guiding Mothers of St. Marys Ohio Child Conservation League recently made a donation of more than $9,000 to the Joint Township D...

May 26th, 2018 updated: May 26th, 2018. |  


Auditor’s race includes claims of corruption, hypocrisy

Auditor’s race includes claims of corruption, hypocrisy

COLUMBUS — The race for Ohio State Auditor between State Rep. Keith Faber (R-Celina) and Democrat Zack Space has been pushed to a fever pitch as...

May 26th, 2018 |  


PTSD potentially a life and death struggle for veterans

PTSD potentially a life and death struggle for veterans

LIMA — Barney Hovest of Pandora last saw his son alive on Easter 2016 while driving him home to Chicago after spending the holiday in Ohio.Staff...

May 26th, 2018 |  


SPORTS


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Van Wert girls runners-up at Division II track and field regional

Van Wert girls runners-up at Division II track and field regional

PIQUA – It’s been a long time coming for Van Wert senior Megan Braun.Last season, Braun just missed qualifying for the state track-and-fie...

May 26th, 2018 |  


Roundup: Ada’s Beaschler fourth at state Division II tennis tourney

Roundup: Ada’s Beaschler fourth at state Division II tennis tourney

MASON — Zachary Beaschler fell 6-2, 6-2 to Dayton Miami Valley School’s Colton Morehart in the Division II singles third-place match Satur...

May 26th, 2018 updated: May 26th, 2018. |  


Castroneves resumes chase for 4th Indy 5oo win

Castroneves resumes chase for 4th Indy 5oo win

INDIANAPOLIS — The screaming yellow firesuit made Helio Castroneves easy to find at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.The glowing smile didn’t h...

May 26th, 2018 |  


Waynesfield Raceway Park plays host to Hampshire Classic

Waynesfield Raceway Park plays host to Hampshire Classic

WAYNESFIELD — Bob Hampshire isn’t a name that comes without years of stories and race memories. So, following an illustrious career, Hamps...

May 26th, 2018 updated: May 26th, 2018. |  


Trio collect Limaland feature victories

Trio collect Limaland feature victories

LIMA — Limaland Motorsports Park kicked off the Memorial Day weekend Friday night with the Anheuser Busch Sales of Lima presents the 19th annual...

May 26th, 2018 |  


Parkway falls in softball Division IV regional final to Bradford

Parkway falls in softball Division IV regional final to Bradford

GREENVILLE — Bradford softball coach Shon Schaffer admits he had Saturday’s Division IV regional final all wrong.And he couldn’t be ...

May 26th, 2018 updated: May 26th, 2018. |  


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100th birthday: Hazel Warnock

100th birthday: Hazel Warnock

LIMA — Hazel M. Warnock is celebrating her 100th birthday June 3 at St. Luke Lutheran Church, Lima.She was born May 29, 1918, in Belfast, Northe...

May 26th, 2018 |  


90th birthday: Donna Zimmerman

90th birthday: Donna Zimmerman

WAPAKONETA — Donna J. Zimmerman is celebrating her 90th birthday. A card shower would be appreciated at Wapakoneta Manor, 1010 Lincoln Ave., Wap...

May 26th, 2018 |  


Real Life Mama: Joys of a threenager

Real Life Mama: Joys of a threenager

I knew it was coming. I have spent the last few years mentally preparing for it. And now, it is upon us — the threenager year. Long gone are the...

May 26th, 2018 |  


David Trinko: A not-so-inspiring message for graduates everywhere

David Trinko: A not-so-inspiring message for graduates everywhere

Every year, I secretly hope to get an invitation to speak at a graduation.I’d love to address the graduates at my high school or my university. ...

May 26th, 2018 |  


Handcuffed Weinstein faces rape charge

Handcuffed Weinstein faces rape charge

NEW YORK — It was the moment the #MeToo movement had been waiting for: Harvey Weinstein in handcuffs.His face pulled in a strained smile and his...

May 25th, 2018 |  


Births

Births

8Lima Memorial Health SystemMay 24 — Tori Folk and Lewis Miller, Lima, girl; Brittni VanMeter and Raschawn Smith, Lima, boy. .neFileBlock { mar...

May 25th, 2018 |  


OPINION


Lettter: Honor them, not for their sake, but for ours

Memorial Day provides a time for every person to reflect upon the ultimate sacrifice that countless men and women have made in service to our nation. ...

May 27th, 2018 |  


Michael Reagan: Trump continues to get lots of positive things done

Michael Reagan: Trump continues to get lots of positive things done

Don’t sweat North Korea.Don’t sweat the postponement of the Singapore Summit.My bet is that it’s just one of many bumps, blips and s...

May 26th, 2018 |  


Letter: What station is first to raise gas prices

After seeing the May 22 front page of The Lima News, I have a few observations to make about gasoline prices.For nine months, I tracked five gas stati...

May 26th, 2018 |  


Leonard Pitts Jr.: Trump supporters speak

Leonard Pitts Jr.: Trump supporters speak

We’re going to try something different today. Rather than pontificate yet again upon the motives of Donald Trump’s supporters, I’ll ...

May 26th, 2018 |  


Editorial: The NFL kneels before the altar of profits

The owners of the 32 National Football League teams sent a wrongheaded and, frankly, un-American message to their players Wednesday: Expressing your o...

May 26th, 2018 |  


David Trinko: A not-so-inspiring message for graduates everywhere

David Trinko: A not-so-inspiring message for graduates everywhere

Every year, I secretly hope to get an invitation to speak at a graduation.I’d love to address the graduates at my high school or my university. ...

May 26th, 2018 |  


BUSINESS


Farmers in the Greater Lima Region finish up planting season

Farmers in the Greater Lima Region finish up planting season

LIMA — Approximately 71 percent of corn and 50 percent of soybeans have been planted in Ohio so far, according to a May 21 report from the U.S. ...

May 26th, 2018 |  


Ivan Eland is senior fellow at the Independent Institute.

Ivan Eland is senior fellow at the Independent Institute.

Most people, when thinking of Memorial Day — if they don’t confuse it with Veterans Day — think of the start of the summer season or...

May 26th, 2018 |  


Correction officer and employee of the year for AOCI announced

LIMA — The Allen/Oakwood Correctional Institution’s choices for officer and employee of the year for 2018 have been announced.Rick Basinge...

May 26th, 2018 |  


Mercy Health-St. Rita’s recognizes EMS

Mercy Health-St. Rita’s recognizes EMS

LIMA — As apart of National EMS Week, Mercy Health-St. Rita’s recently honored EMS personnel for their work in the community during the an...

May 26th, 2018 |  


Lima Memorial recognizes EMS week

Lima Memorial recognizes EMS week

LIMA — Several Emergency Medical Services and personnel were recently honored at the 23rd annual Lima Memorial EMS banquet at the Civic Center i...

May 26th, 2018 |  


Children Services supervisor receives award from adoption foundation

Children Services supervisor receives award from adoption foundation

LIMA — Brad Rabley, supervisor for the foster car and adaption unit with Allen County Children Services, received the supervisor of the year awa...

May 26th, 2018 |  


STATE NEWS


Ohio bill would shift courts away from requiring cash bail

Ohio bill would shift courts away from requiring cash bail

COLUMBUS (AP) — Ohio lawmakers are considering measures that would decrease the use of cash bail when holding defendants before trial and rely m...

May 27th, 2018 |  


Ohio earthworks considered for World Heritage Site

Ohio earthworks considered for World Heritage Site

COLUMBUS (AP) — Ohio officials say a collection of Native American earthworks is being considered for designation as a World Heritage Site.The D...

May 26th, 2018 |  


Woman killed, husband hurt when SUV catches fire

Woman killed, husband hurt when SUV catches fire

PORT CLINTON (AP) — Ohio authorities say a woman unable to escape an SUV that caught fire has died and her husband has been critically injured.T...

May 26th, 2018 |  


Prosecutor: Teen should get life for killing elderly woman

Prosecutor: Teen should get life for killing elderly woman

WARREN (AP) — A prosecutor in Ohio says a teenager who tried to rape and beat to death a 94-year-old neighbor with a flashlight should spend the...

May 26th, 2018 |  


Acupuncture helps Ohio addicts on road to recovery

Acupuncture helps Ohio addicts on road to recovery

CIRCLEVILLE (AP) — As the man with the handful of tiny needles moved closer, Sarah Downs’ nervousness grew with his every step. She rocked...

May 23rd, 2018 |  


City settles with man kicked in head by officer for $30,000

City settles with man kicked in head by officer for $30,000

COLUMBUS (AP) — Ohio’s capital city has agreed to pay a $30,000 settlement to a man who was kicked in the head by a police officer.The Col...

May 23rd, 2018 |