LIMA — About one in eight women will get breast cancer at some point in her life.Sandi Heckman's mother was one of those women. She caught it during an annual mammogram.
Agency hosts movie and speed network event
Are you more likely than ever to visit a farmer's market this spring and summer?
Until Barack Orama was born, I had never raised anything other than white Southdown lambs. He changed that, if you haven't already guessed. As for his name, I hope it doesn't offend anyone because I know at least a few readers are fans of...
Rice cakes with cranberries and almonds sounded like a healthy snack when I went tearing through the cupboard, looking for a pick-me-up.
LIMA — Ron White is hoping to cause his Lima audience a little pain Thursday.
LIMA — Most everyone spent some time watching “Sesame Street” in their lives, and usually we learned some kind of a lesson. The “Sesame Street Live” stage show coming Tuesday and Wednesday to Veterans Memorial Civic...
LIMA — The Ultimate Date Night with Jay and Laura Laffoon is coming to Shawnee Alliance Church at 7 p.m. Friday. The evening is all about spouses having fun together.
Women's May Day event scheduled
LIMA — The first line on what would become the map of Allen County began approximately where the 41st degree of latitude bisected the Ohio-Indiana line and continued east for nearly 102 miles.
Medical center to host educational event
When the word desert comes to mind, fresh food doesn't usually follow. Fortunately, for many people in Allen County, the desire to transform these food deserts into areas where fresh options are available is sweeping across the...
LIMA — With warmer temperatures heating up the Midwest, it's only a matter of time before campfire season is in full swing.
Emma and Beans are delightful Boston Terriers. At nine years old, one would assume they are living the quiet life in their senior period. Not so. These two “terrier terrorists” still get into trouble, especially Emma, who likes to test her...
As soon as all the bicycles hit the streets this spring, the children took off. With every spin of the tire, they sped away faster and farther from my wife and me.
LIMA — It's all about moderation and balance, but enjoying and living your life, too.
LIMA — The Lima Beane Chorus will give its 67th annual Barbershop Harmony Show this weekend.
LIMA — The Area Horses in Harness Club will host its annual Old Fashioned Farm Days at the Allen County Farm Park. Event organizer Mark Mohr said it both a fun family event and a look at history as well.
LIMA — After four years without a pastor, Market Street Presbyterian Church has a new man in the pulpit. The Rev. Mark Rich had his first interview with the pastoral nomination committee in January and was voted in by the congregation March...
Auction to be held
LIMA — It was the last act in a tragedy that began nearly six weeks earlier at Ford's Theater in Washington, D.C.
LIMA — Germs are literally everywhere.Invisible to the naked eye, it's difficult to imagine what the culprits look like without a powerful microscope.
AARP offers smart driver course
The Allen County Bicycle and Pedestrian Task Force is in need of volunteers to help count pedestrians and bicyclists at key locations around Allen County. These counts will measure effects of infrastructure improvements (such as signage, crosswalks...
NEW YORK (AP) — The high-octane thriller “Furious 7” maintained speed in its second week, racing away with $60.6 million at North American theaters and bringing its box-office total to a robust $252.5 million, according to studio...
LIMA — Essential oils — like peppermint, lavender, lemon, chamomile and more — have experienced a surge in popularity in the past several years.
I have been writing columns for this pet column in The Lima News for quite a few years. It is very common for pet owners and other people I know to comment on them, but I have never had a response as big as I got after I wrote about my...
Parents often find themselves wondering if they love their children enough or if they're doing enough to keep them happy and healthy.
LIMA — The Lima Symphony Orchestra likes to end each season with a bang. On Saturday, it will do so with two of classical music's most celebrated composers in its “Bernstein and Beethoven” concert.
ST. MARYS — Jill Stanek will be presenting “Left Alone to Die” at a pro-life event sponsored by the Family Life Center of Auglaize County. The event will take place at 7 p.m. Saturday at Holy Rosary Catholic Church.
Christian Fellowship Meal planned
LIMA — Ronald Johnson later recalled the first sign that that Sunday night 50 years ago would not be ordinary was the sudden flapping of a window screen on his Yant Road home northeast of Beaverdam.
Hospital to offer symposium
We have been discussing the term food deserts for quite some time now. We know them as areas where residents experience poor access to healthy and affordable food options for a variety of reasons. We know that there are 12 different food deserts in...
LIMA — The emphasis on preventable health care is not just a matter of coverage and accessibility, but its a mentality, a cultural change.
Farmers markets will soon be opening in the region. Here is a guide so you can plan your adventures:Name: Downtown Lima farmers market
I proudly wear a jacket with the Chicago Bears' emblem on the front when I go around town, even though I know this is Bengals and Browns territory.
LIMA — The annual St. Jude Children's Research Hospital fundraising concert will feature Dustin Lynch tonight at Veterans Memorial Civic Center.
BLUFFTON — Kevin and Cindy Spencer have been described as “redefining the art of illusion and shattering stereotypes of the traditional magician and assistant.”
LIMA — With Easter right around the corner, many churches in the area and across the country will be having Easter egg hunts this weekend. While not Biblical, the events offer churches a unique opportunity to reach out to the...
Speakers to address mail fraud and theft
SHAWNEE TOWNSHIP — On an early July Sunday in 1955, the Rev. Robert Kimes, pastor of Shawnee Methodist Church, stood before his congregation and announced a building campaign to replace the one-room, white-frame structure on Zurmehly Road...
College implements memory program
LIMA — For years, Doug Fox struggled with his weight.In his younger days, he was in shape. But over time, life got in the way with a full-time job and four kids.
Activate Allen County began as a movement to increase the awareness surrounding health and wellness in our community. This was due, in large part, to the fact that our county was ranked on the very tail end of our state in terms of health factors,...