Each year the month of May is designated as “Foster Parent Appreciation” month. The entire staff of Allen County Children Services once again would like to express our gratitude to the 53 licensed foster homes for opening their homes to...
At 9 p.m. Saturday, ABC will air “In An Instant” – the episode about a successful rescue from a grain bin.
This is in response to “Gay marriage not final goal” (The Lima News, May 11).
The Waynesfield American Legion Post 395 would like to thank Mayor Mike Ridenour, the Waynesfield Police and Fire Departments, and the other volunteers who assisted in making Waynesfield's Memorial Day Parade a success. A special thanks to Jon...
The December issue of the Hancock Wood Electric Magazine, Country Living, featured an article about author, George Laycock, who died.
I went to attend Lucas Oil Four Wheel Jamboree with my son. When I showed up at Allen County Fairgrounds, every gate was closed.
After reading several articles about the flooding of the Blanchard and Ottawa rivers, I've wondered why the city of Lima doesn't use the reservoirs for flood control. There are two reservoirs in Amanda Township filled from the Auglaize...
Two hours canhelp a child
The NAACP is not govern by outside entities, therefore our organization can honor whoever we choose. Lima Schools Superintendent Jill Ackerman stated that Lima schools simply want the best educators possible and ethnicity is not a consideration.
Mayor Berger continues to insult African-Americans in Lima by side-stepping the real issues that face our community. His attempts to discredit me serves as an excuse to keep from engaging with the NAACP. Our membership would like to know when he has...
In a recent letter to the editor, Marc Drapp, CEO of TSS Technologies, gave entirely the wrong impression about how critical the Export-Import Bank is to Ohio's success (“
America, we are so deep in debt. Why?
I'm writing to set the record straight on the Ex-Im Bank in response to Diane Katz's column in Tuesday's paper (“Why we should allow the Ex-Im Bank to expire”).
On Wednesday, The Lima News ran an editorial from The Philadelphia Inquirer that stated, “The War on Terror hasn't lasted that long.”
There comes a time in everyone's life, especially if they stay of sound mind, that the reality of age finally comes into play. For some it happens very early because of complications, and for some it happens much later in life.
Staff and students at Lima Senior High School would like to send a huge thank you to the area sponsors who helped fund our Multiple Disabilities Prom hosted at Lima Senior.
A Lima giant has passed, Walter Potts. I have been privileged to know this visionary.He always placed his community, Bradfield and service before self. Many lessons could be learned from this community leader.
Ohio's request that neighboring states do more to combat Lake Erie woes is the height of hypocrisy.
I am very concerned with why at night there is heavy equipment spreading what I am told is turkey manure on the fields at the Allen County Airport.
On our way back to Indiana on Saturday, my husband had hit something in the road on U.S. Route 30 westbound and blew the inner wall of my tire.
There are a few things I wold like to say about homosexual marriage.
It is with candid humility I would call into question the collective essence and argument of the “Their View” article of Julia M. Siefker, as contributing columnist, in the May 5 issue of The Lima News entitled, “Flood plan not...
I had the privilege of attending a concert of the Lima Area Concert Band this week. The performances were outstanding! I was surprised that so few of our residents support this tremendous group. This is a very affordable opportunity and a great way to...
Did you vote on Tuesday, May 5th? Why? Or why not? It is very rewarding, important and easy to do. To many people it is a habit to participate, a good habit.
Saturday night, WAR Wrestling had a show at the UAW Hall right here in Lima, and proceeds from the show were split between Impact Food Pantry at Mt. Tabor United Methodist Church and the Allen County Veterans Food Pantry. $1195 was raised and split...
On or about April 15, I stopped by The Lima News and gave them a news release about International FOP Awareness Day on April 23, with my contact information and a phone number.
Every time I read an article about race issues, one burning question always enters my mind: Where are the true leaders of the black community in this country?
I wonder where the Rev. Raymond Davis Jr. and the Rev. Holly McKissick got their so-called Bible schooling (“If Jesus were to address Congress today, what might he say?” April 23)? For they sure don't know the same Jesus I learned...
The Republicans have passed their budget in the House with the cheering section led by our Jim Jordan and Bob Latta. No surprises in their monstrosity.
I would like to congratulate the Elida school board for its recent action concerning testing and the demands made by the federal government. I would hope that every school in the area would do likewise.
A few years back Bill Engvall had a bit about how stupid people should wear a sign around their neck saying, “I'm Stupid.”I think these are a few he had in mind.
I have never written anything like this before; however, when I read the article in The Lima News, “Berger doubts Fails' credibility,” I felt I had to respond.
The rioting, looting, burning of cars, and buildings as I watched the events going on in Baltimore Monday evening and into the night, does not right the wrong that might have caused the death of Freddie Grey.
Now in existence for 95 years, the Auglaize County Health Department continues to strive to expand its programs and offerings to all 46,000 residents of Auglaize County.
With Tuesday's election near, it is important for our voters to understand that the Elida renewal is not a request for new tax money. The renewal will generate the same dollar amount we received over the past five years and is vital to our...
Johnny Appleseed Metropolitan Park District Needs Your Support
Lima is often referred to as “Lost In Middle America.” When my husband was transferred here approximately 20 years ago, that acronym did little to cheer me. However, when a friend called (after hearing about our pending transfer) and told...
There have been several letters citing information against the park levy that needs a bit of clarification.
We have wonderful parks around Allen County, but they just keep expanding to the point if you can't afford the upkeep of the parks, you quit expanding and take care of what you have.
As we are fast approaching the May primary election, I've been thinking about the city of Van Wert and how it compares to the growth of surrounding towns and cities.
The Johnny Appleseed Metropolitan Park District needs your vote on May 5th. The Ohio Legislature drastically reduced the funding for government agencies, which has impacted our park district.
We conservatives have the same problem in 2016 as we had in 2012. We will be ignored by the East Coast RINO's (Republican In Name Only) in the Republican National Committee and guess who we will have to look forward to voting for? Another...
And so it begins, well actually it began a few weeks ago but we are in the throes of election year madness.
Please join my wife and me at the polls on Tuesday in support of our parks.Because of the loss of government funding, those of us enjoying the benefits our parks provide will need to “step up.”
Though I am not a resident of Findlay, Hancock County will eventually go the way of Findlay politics, just as we see evidence of national and state politics filtering down to the local level. Once politicians are elected, they represent the interests...