I am writing to express my continued concern over the recent movement of the Elida board of education toward allowing teachers and other school staff access to firearms while on duty. Moreover, I am very troubled over the Board's apparent...
First, I did not watch the Oscars. I saw clips the next day.Recently at the Oscars, the host, Neil Patrick Harris, decided to parade himself in his Fruit of the Looms underwear.
The sky is not falling.Once again, I read in article about how man is producing all this carbon dioxide, and it's causing climate change. This time it was by a Bluffton professor.
The following words will be the shortest letter to the editor that I have written.
February's Cinderella's Closet, sponsored by the Lima Kiwanis Club and the Key Club of Lima Senior, helped the dreams of more than 80 girls come true.
I don't know about you, but I don't consider it a “donation” when I rightly pay my taxes to the government, and I don't throw a media party when it happens. Come to think about it, I don't know of any employer doing...
Facts about the massive Common Core fraud:Common Core is illegal under the U.S. Constitution, so the federal government bribed schools with federal money to accept it.
President Obama has once again used the mainstream press and his keen awareness of the “naïve majority” to promote his immigration agenda.
Freedom is not free. Somebody paid. Many with their lives and others in many other ways.
This letter is prompted by the article “… drive by ashes …”in The Lima News on Feb. 19. I have no intention of impugning in any way the motives of those who made the ashes available, or of those who took advantage of the...
Pastor Ronald B. Cannon was an iconic figure in the Lima Christian community for nearly 40 years. A tireless promoter of the gospel of Jesus Christ, he probably led more people to salvation than anyone else in this area during his career. He took a...
Ironic, isn't it, that, in the headline of The Lima News (02-18-15) front-page story on our public schools' disappointing state report card, the word “underperforming” was misspelled.
Last Friday night, we went to Red Lobster to celebrate both Valentine's Day and Bob's 88th birthday. When we asked for our bill, we were told that someone had already paid it.
Congratulations to Lima Senior DECA.Over 40 Lima Senior DECA members will be competing at the Ohio DECA State Conference in March.
On the evening of Feb. 6, we were eating at the Casa Lu Al restaurant.
In a recent Lima News column, Thomas J. Lucente Jr. made several ignorant claims about vaccines. There isn't enough time to address all of them, so I will address one.
On Super Bowl Sunday, Feb. 1, members of the First Evangelical and Reformed Church, 320 W. Wayne St., Lima, celebrated their 18th annual Super Bowl Sunday of Caring and Sharing.
So you want a “balanced” budget like Ohio?Yeah, right.
It seems drug addicts are more readily arrested and convicted than the drug dealers that support their habit.
Brian Williams was the news anchor for NBC and told some lies during reporting the news. These lies did no noticeable damage to anyone except to Brian himself and his reputation. These lies did not wound or kill anyone. “Let's get...
I am addressing this letter to every person that lives in the Lima/Allen County area. Freedom is not free. Somebody paid. Many with their lives and others in many other ways.
Graduating in 1967 (Dave Cheney's class and best friends since age 5) and now reading this Spartan Tradtion letter 48 years later brings back countless memories.
There's a saying that for evil to flourish, all it takes is for good men to do nothing. By saying hatred of evil is evil itself, Luke ends up immobilized.
I would like to say thank you to the two customers and one worker at about 1 o'clock Tuesday, Feb. 3 at Burger King.
The other night my wife and I stopped at Fat Jack's for a pizza.
On the morning of Jan. 26, while driving to work on state Route 309 in that terrible weather, I found myself in a precarious situation.
ROSE: to Rosanne Bowman and The Lima News for the well-written article “Blessed to Lead.”It was a newsworthy event of a remarkable young woman who has become a leader that Lima can take pride in.
The government under whose protective umbrella we live and work and raise families has every right to expect obeisance to its civic protocols. It provides Americans collectively with innumerable things which singly Americans cannot.
It is time for mankind to be kind and for us to all take responsibility for our actions and teach the future generations the same. This is not a cultural or class (caste) issue; but an issue that needs to be recognized in the home (yes, I said it...
After reading Superintendent of Putnam County Public Schools Jan. 31, 2015 column, be careful what you wish for. I would like to make four comments.
I note with some distaste the headline on the Feb. 1 edition of The Lima News. It stated, “Teen: 'I didn't shoot nobody.'”
I was just thinking about how much things have changed. When I was growing up in the 1950s, if a couple of young men had a disagreement, usually they would “duke it out”, then the loser would make a threat, something like “You had...
When it was announced that Memorial Hall was to be mothballed, there was a great deal of publicity in the media sharing the needs of the Blue Star Mother's Food Pantry and the Veteran's organizations. The community responded and facilities...
After watching the 6 p.m. news, they were talking about the hiring for jobs in the city and that the persons with the highest scores of the applicants may not be able to be chosen for the job.
Ohio adopted Common Core curriculum. This curriculum is wrong and we as parents need to research Common Core and find out what it's about.
Why should anyone make exceptions for people who do not want to work? I would not want to hire someone who does not want to work.
Why does it seem so hard to be able to predict the weather?
Lima has always embraced new business endeavors with open arms.
Dr. Debra McCurdy, as a Lima native and an architect, I have watched with sadness through the years as historic structure after historic structure has been torn down in the name of progress.