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Today’s latest updates on the coronavirus pandemic

Today’s latest updates on the coronavirus pandemic

• COVID-19 cases, deathsAllen County: Cases: 323. Deaths: 41. Updated 2 p.m. 7/7/20Auglaize County: Cases: 107. Deaths: 4. Updated 2 p.m. 7/7/20...

July 7th, 2020 updated: July 7th, 2020. |  



NEWS


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Bath wrestling purse bingo returning

Bath wrestling purse bingo returning

BATH TOWNSHIP — The fourth annual Bath wrestling purse bingo will be at 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 1, at Cairo Gym, 519 Wall St., Cairo.Tickets are $...

July 8th, 2020 |  


Heir Force Community School board holding special meeting

Heir Force Community School board holding special meeting

LIMA — The Heir Force Community School board will have a special meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, July 28, in the Impact Center, 150 W. Grand Ave., Li...

July 8th, 2020 |  


Lima Kiwanis annual barbecue set for drive-thru on July 26

Lima Kiwanis annual barbecue set for drive-thru on July 26

LIMA — The Kiwanis Club of Lima’s annual chicken or ham barbecue will be from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, July 26, at Apollo Career Center, ...

July 8th, 2020 |  


Rally Point River Ride set July 25

Rally Point River Ride set July 25

LIMA — The Rally Point River Ride will begin at 6:45 a.m. Saturday, July 25, beginning at the Allen County Board of Developmental Disabilities, ...

July 8th, 2020 |  


Coldwater man identified as jet ski fatality

Coldwater man identified as jet ski fatality

CELINA — The Mercer County Coroner’s Office has released the name of a man who died Monday in a personal watercraft accident on Grand Lake...

July 8th, 2020 |  


SPORTS


College football face coverings issue unresolved

College football face coverings issue unresolved

COLUMBUS — Ohio State football players who returned to voluntary workouts at the beginning of June did so with a variety of COVID-19 related gui...

July 7th, 2020 updated: July 7th, 2020. |  


LATA tournament set but with changes

LATA tournament set but with changes

The Lima Area Tennis Association will be played this year only it will be a condensed version of the event.The tournament will begin July 23 with men&...

July 7th, 2020 updated: July 7th, 2020. |  


Lima area sports calendar

Lima area sports calendar

Note: Events may be canceled due to coronavirus outbreak. Each week, The Lima News publishes a calendar of events of local interest. Events should be ...

July 7th, 2020 updated: July 7th, 2020. |  


Bob Goldring named OHSAA interim executive director

Bob Goldring named OHSAA interim executive director

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio High School Athletic Association Board of Directors President Dan Leffingwell has announced today that Bob Goldring has be...

July 6th, 2020 updated: July 7th, 2020. |  


Nationals, Astros cancel workouts over virus testing delays

Nationals, Astros cancel workouts over virus testing delays

WASHINGTON (AP) — Baseball’s two World Series teams canceled workouts Monday because of coronavirus testing delays that one executive worr...

July 6th, 2020 |  


MLB release season schedule

MLB release season schedule

NEW YORK (AP) — Mookie Betts, Gerrit Cole and a pair of high-profile matchups are set for opening day as Major League Baseball begins its shorte...

July 6th, 2020 |  


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LIFESTYLE


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Best of the Region: Quiz
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Posthumous memoir by Sargent Shriver scheduled for January

Posthumous memoir by Sargent Shriver scheduled for January

NEW YORK (AP) — The late Sargent Shriver, the Peace Corps’ founding director and an architect of President Lyndon Johnson’s “W...

July 7th, 2020 |  


Best of the Region: Quiz

Best of the Region: Quiz

Best of the Region, featuring our readers’ favorite things in the area, will be published Sunday, July 26. We asked for your opinions on 75 cate...

July 7th, 2020 |  


Births

Births

Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical CenterJuly 1 — LaKisha Edmonds and Montel Owens, Lima, boy.July 3 — Savannah and Noah Mosley, Lima,...

July 6th, 2020 |  


Best of the Region: Quiz

Best of the Region: Quiz

Best of the Region, featuring our readers’ favorite things in the area, will be published Sunday, July 26. We asked for your opinions on 75 cate...

July 6th, 2020 |  


Cosby citing systemic racism as he fights assault conviction

Cosby citing systemic racism as he fights assault conviction

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — In a nearly empty Philadelphia courtroom in June 2015, a lawyer for Bill Cosby implored a federal judge to keep the comedian...

July 5th, 2020 |  


Get This: ‘Dukes of Hazzard’ car with Confederate flag to stay

Get This: ‘Dukes of Hazzard’ car with Confederate flag to stay

VOLO, Ill. (AP) — A northern Illinois auto museum has no plan to stop displaying a Dodge Charger from the “Dukes of Hazzard” televis...

July 5th, 2020 |  


OPINION


Letter:Trump must be re-elected

Letter:Trump must be re-elected

We have seen the Democrats rallying to Biden because they have nowhere else to go. We heard the socialist wanna bees during the debates as they tried ...

July 7th, 2020 |  


John Grindrod: Into each life some rain must fall

John Grindrod: Into each life some rain must fall

We collect them and place credence in them as we go through life, those pithy aphoristic one-liners that remind us that the bird in our hands is far b...

July 7th, 2020 |  


Letter: A nice day to a great day

Letter: A nice day to a great day

I had the nicest thing happen to me on June 1.I was in the Meijers store waiting in line to pay for my card and a very generous lady said to the cashi...

July 7th, 2020 |  


Letter: Thanks, you bunch of thieves

Letter: Thanks, you bunch of thieves

I would like to start out by thanking the thieves for making my Father’s Day a little bit more special by stealing my two planters with Hibiscus...

July 7th, 2020 |  


Letter: LGBTQ work not done

Letter: LGBTQ work not done

I once told a friend “I just want employers to get to the point where they have to make stuff up to fire me.”My wish was realized when our...

July 7th, 2020 |  


Dr. Jessica Johnson: Questions raised about the ‘white’ images of Christ

Dr. Jessica Johnson: Questions raised about the ‘white’ images of Christ

Confederate monuments are beginning to come down in the South as protests continue across the nation against racial injustice. Some monuments have bee...

July 7th, 2020 |  


BUSINESS


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Ohio extends jobless benefits by another 20 weeks
Land transfers, June 25-July 1

Land transfers, June 25-July 1

The trend of the real estate market in Allen County is shown by the following report, for the week running June 25 through July 1. Figures reflect the...

July 4th, 2020 |  


Cheryl Parson: Resist falling for work-from-home scams

Cheryl Parson: Resist falling for work-from-home scams

Our economy has taken a beating during the coronavirus shutdown. The efforts to blunt the spread of the virus has resulted in the highest unemployment...

July 4th, 2020 |  


Legal-Ease: New buildings, improvements at ‘home place’

Legal-Ease: New buildings, improvements at ‘home place’

With increasingly innovative ways to provide home healthcare, it is possible for many people to stay home in situations where earlier generations faci...

July 4th, 2020 |  


Land transfers, June 18-24

Land transfers, June 18-24

The trend of the real estate market in Allen County is shown by the following report, for the week running June 18 through June 24. Figures reflect th...

June 27th, 2020 updated: June 27th, 2020. |  


On Leadership: Learning leadership on the links

On Leadership: Learning leadership on the links

In each “On Leadership” column, Allen Lima Leadership Executive Director Matt Childers talks with a regional business leader. This week, h...

June 27th, 2020 |  


Home loan rates

Home loan rates

Rates for 30-year and 15-year, fixed-rate mortgages with zero points as of noon, Friday, June 26, 2020:Lender `30-year rate `15-year rateFirst Nationa...

June 27th, 2020 |  


STATE NEWS


A Cedar Point visit this summer requires advanced legwork and a healthy body — park opens Thursday

A Cedar Point visit this summer requires advanced legwork and a healthy body — park opens Thursday

It was supposed to be an historic summer.It has certainly been a memorable one for Cedar Point, but not for the reasons they expected.There were suppo...

July 5th, 2020 |  


Ohio EPA resumes tests for so-called ‘forever chemicals’

Ohio EPA resumes tests for so-called ‘forever chemicals’

Representatives from the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency have resumed collecting samples from the state’s more than 1,500 public water syst...

July 5th, 2020 |  


Chronic sex-in-prison problem puts inmates, guards, public at risk

Chronic sex-in-prison problem puts inmates, guards, public at risk

Authorities allege a Butler County woman was caught talking on the phone with an inmate sex partner in the latest in a series of criminal cases involv...

July 5th, 2020 |  


Columbus-area arts groups have been proactive with online offerings

Columbus-area arts groups have been proactive with online offerings

In June, Columbus Symphony Chorus member Arthur Marks stepped into the Ohio Theatre for the first time in months.With the coronavirus pandemic having ...

July 5th, 2020 |  


More Ohio cities consider face covering requirements

More Ohio cities consider face covering requirements

Ohio saw another uptick in coronavirus infections Sunday as the 968 new daily cases topped the number of the previous day, the Ohio Department of Heal...

July 5th, 2020 |  


Charges against pain doctor reveal undercurrent of anger

Charges against pain doctor reveal undercurrent of anger

CLEVELAND, Ohio – For more than 25 years, patients suffering in pain sought out Dr. William Bauer.They had crippling injuries from car crashes a...

July 4th, 2020 |