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Professor to speak about traditional Vietnam dressThe University of Findlay’s visiting scholar from Vietnam National University of Social and Humanities in Ho Chi Minh City will speak about traditional Vietnamese dress for women, called “Ao dai.”The event will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday in Room 102 of the Davis Building, 300 Davis St. The event is free and open to the public.Lima resident receives white coatKelly Wiechart, a first-year student in the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry, received her white coat in a ceremony Sept. 6.Wiechart was one of 67 students to receive a white coat, a symbol of their entry into the dental profession as student dentists.


The University of Northwestern Ohio College of Applied Technologies August 2014 Session Dean’s List

The University of Northwestern Ohio 2014 August Session College of Applied Technologies Dean’s ListAda OH Perkins, Andrew DouglasAda OH Sanders, Jaromey MichaelAlger OH Covert, Bruce JBluffton OH Cavicchi, AaronBluffton OH Waxler, Drew MichaelCairo OH Licata, Michael JohnCelina OH Herman, Connor JacobCelina OH Miesse, Jonathan M.Celina OH Snyder, Nicholas AaronC...

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Home sales, prices increase

LIMA — As the economy slowly improves, so, it seems, are home sales.The state and West Central Realtors have had seen an increase in home sales from 2013 to 2014.In Ohio, home sales increased by 2.8 percent in September from August, according to the Ohio Association of Realtors.“Through the three-quarter mark of 2014 the Ohio housing market has been able to display modest stability in the overall level of sales activity and healthy growth in pricin...

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Grant improves community culture

LIMA — Tobacco-free schools, community gardens and breast-feeding friendly workplaces are all examples of changes the Creating Healthy Communities grant has helped to create in Allen County.The grant targets chronic disease and works to help residents make lifestyle changes in order to prevent heart disease, cancer and stroke, said Monica Harnish, a coordinator with Allen County Public Health, who has been working with the grant since the county received it four years ago.

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Bomb threat closes Lima Senior, South

LIMA — Lima City School District staff and the Lima Police Department did not take any chances when a bomb threat was called in Wednesday morning.The threat was called in between 7:20 and 7:30 a.m. from somewhere around West Market and Metcalf streets, said Lima Police Department Maj. Chip Protsman. He is asking if anyone who was in that area at that time saw someone riding a bike or was cut off by a bike while driving to call the Police Department.The call was tak...

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Wanted: Veterans Day tribute

Veterans Day is Nov. 11, and The Lima News is interested in hearing from our readers for a special publication on Veterans Day. We are seeking stories from people who are in active service as well as those who served in the past. We also welcome families to share their thoughts on what their loved one’s service meant to them.

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Volleyball all-star match Nov. 12 in Van Wert

The 2014 All-Star Volleyball Match for District 8 seniors will be held at 7 p.m. Nov. 12 at Van Wert High School. The admission for adults is $2 and $1 for students.There will be no admission fee for coaches and assistants but they are asked to sign in at the door.There will be one match of three games between the players of the two divisions.Division I, II, III RostersEast: Sydney McCluer (CG); Briana Glass (CG); Linday George (F);...

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Absentee voting seeing large turnout

COLUMBUS — Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted said that with two weeks to go, nearly 810,000 Ohioans have already cast or requested an absentee ballot for the Nov. 4 General Election.Based on an informal survey of Ohio’s 88 county boards of elections, 773,241 voters requested absentee ballots to vote by mail. Of those, 238,330 absentee ballots by mail had been cast. Also, 33,545 Ohioans have cast an absentee ballot in person at the board of elections or designated early...

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Police calls

East Wayne and North Jackson streets, Lima — An officer stopped a car for a traffic violation Monday.800 block of West Elm Street, Lima — An officer responded to a traffic crash Monday.1300 block of Essex Drive, Lima — A woman reported Monday a problem with bills not being paid in her deceased father’s estate. She discovered several thousands dollars missing from his account.Nor...

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Lima Memorial Health SystemOct. 19 — Khadaji Daniel Petaway and Antione Amerson, Lima, boy.Oct. 21 — Kerry and Adam Stedke, Wapakoneta, boy.St. Rita’s Medical CenterOct. 20 — Briana Clapper and Justin Carmack, Lima, girl.Oct. 21 — Kristen Matos, Lima, girl; Brittaney and Nick Twining, Wapakoneta, boy; Jessica...

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Chiefs add Lima Senior’s Pughsley to practice squad

KANSAS CITY — Lima Senior graduate Jarrod Pughlsley has been signed as a practice squad player by the Kansas City Chiefs.Pughsley, a two-year starter at offensive tackle for the University of Akron, was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Dallas Cowboys after the NFL draft but was waived when he suffered a torn bicep.

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John Van Til: American boots on the ground: A moral basis

Americans can see or hear about dozens of terrorist acts every day. They can tune in to their favorite TV shows or go to the local cinema and be bombarded with violence and mayhem endlessly. Perhaps these events should be called “virtual terrorism.” Consider this as you read more.Americans can also, of course, tune in to media outlets that are continuous accounts of terrorist acts. These accounts describe suicide bombers, mass slaughter of innocent civilians, car bombs,...

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Stimmel: Kicking up his heels

LIMA — When word of his death reached Bert W. Stimmel Jr., he sprang into action.In a letter dated Jan. 6, 1990, and published in The Lima News, Stimmel, writing from his home in Lebanon, addressed his friends in Lima Central High’s class of 1939, at whose 50th reunion rumors of his death apparently had been born.

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Giants stop Royals in World Series opener

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Madison Bumgarner and the San Francisco Giants put a sudden stop to the Kansas City Royals’ perfect postseason roll.Bumgarner pitched shutout ball into the seventh inning, Hunter Pence homered early and the Giants showed off their October poise, shutting down the Royals 7-1 Tuesday night in the World Series opener.From the get-go, the Giants simply did everything right to win their seventh straight World Series game. There’s a reason ...

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Lima Senior drops in computer ratings

Lima Senior moved to 8-0 on the season Friday but fell a spot in the latest Ohio High School Athletic Association ratings released Tuesday.The Spartans are fourth behind Cincinnati LaSalle (7-1), Cincinnati Mount Healthy (8-0) and Kings Mills Kings (8-0) in Division II Region 6 but should still make the postseason since the top eight from each region in Divisions II through VII qualifies for the playoffs.Elsewhere, Wapakoneta (8-0) is atop Division III Region 10, and Ken...

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Bath, Celina advance

ELIDA – Bath’s girls soccer team is headed back to the district championship game for the fourth straight season.The Lady Wildcats beat Shawnee 3-0 on Tuesday in the Division II semifinal match at Elida to set up a district finals rematch from last year.Bath (17-1) will take on Celina (13-2-2) at noon Saturday at Elida for the district title. Celina beat Wapakoneta 2-1 in overtime Tuesday in the semifinal opener at Elida.In last year’s distri...

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District battles

VAN WERT — St. Henry and Minster gained spots in the Division IV volleyball district finals with victories Tuesday.St. Henry defeated New Bremen 23-25, 25-18, 25-19, 26-24 and Minster topped New Knoxville 25-20, 19-25, 26-24.Erica Oldiges had 11 kills, Regan Hahn had 38 assists and Cassie Jutte had 31 digs for Minster. Madison Lammers had 14 kills, Kalyn Schroer had 33 digs and Kenzie Schroer had 30 assists for New Knoxille.St. Henry and Minster will mee...

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