NEWS


Farmer reappointed to AMBER Alert board

Farmer reappointed to AMBER Alert board

BLUFFTON — Bluffton resident Kathryn Farmer has been reappointed to the Ohio AMBER Alert Advisory Committee for a term beginning March 3 and end...

March 5th, 2021 |  


Women in Business program set for April

Women in Business program set for April

LIMA — The quarterly Women in Business networking event will begin at noon Thursday, April 1 via Zoom.The theme is innovation, featuring speaker...

March 5th, 2021 |  


Jordan’s campaign faces questions over accounting discrepancies that exceed $100K

Jordan’s campaign faces questions over accounting discrepancies that exceed $100K

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Federal Election Commission on Tuesday asked U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan’s campaign committee to explain large accounting ...

March 5th, 2021 |  


Allen County’s first jury trial of the year starts Tuesday

Allen County’s first jury trial of the year starts Tuesday

LIMA – Allen County’s first jury trial of 2021 will take place next week, ending a lengthy hiatus forced in part by the lingering COVID-19...

March 5th, 2021 |  


Rep. Hoops receives award

Rep. Hoops receives award

COLUMBUS — State Rep. Jim Hoops, R-Napoleon, has received the “Humane Legislator Award” by the Humane Society of the United States. ...

March 5th, 2021 |  


Resumes sought to fill vacancy on Delphos council

Resumes sought to fill vacancy on Delphos council

DELPHOS — The Allen County Republican Party is currently accepting resumes from people interested in serving as a First Ward council representat...

March 5th, 2021 |  


SPORTS


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Fort Loramie tops Minster in girls hoops

Fort Loramie tops Minster in girls hoops

VANDALIA — Top-ranked Fort Loramie defeated No. 3 Minster 47-36 in a girls Division IV regional semifinal at Butler High School.Fort Loramie wil...

March 4th, 2021 |  


Lima Senior downs Perrysburg

Lima Senior downs Perrysburg

MILLBURY — Lima Senior needed a strong defensive effort to offset a sporadic shooting night and defeat Perrysburg 51-41 in the Division I distri...

March 4th, 2021 updated: March 5th, 2021. |  


Girls basketball: Crestview, Columbus Grove to play for spot in D-IV final four

Girls basketball: Crestview, Columbus Grove to play for spot in D-IV final four

ELIDA — Crestview knew it had a tough challenge Thursday night when it faced Toledo Christian.Toledo Christian not only had a very solid team, b...

March 4th, 2021 updated: March 5th, 2021. |  


Elida’s Dancs picks Lourdes

Elida’s Dancs picks Lourdes

Elida distance runner Sean Dancs will continue his cross country and track career next school year when he attends Lourdes University. The four-year l...

March 4th, 2021 |  


Boys basketball: Big shot lifts Ottawa-Glandorf over Coldwater in OT; Bath falls to Wayne Trace

Boys basketball: Big shot lifts Ottawa-Glandorf over Coldwater in OT; Bath falls to Wayne Trace

LIMA — Every kid dreams of hitting the key 3-pointer at the end of a game, even if you’re the tallest guy on the court.Owen Nichols, a 6-f...

March 4th, 2021 |  


Roundup: Anderson defeats Bluffton in HCAC women’s basketball tourney

Roundup: Anderson defeats Bluffton in HCAC women’s basketball tourney

BLUFFTON — The Beavers fell 62-60 to Anderson in the quarterfinals of the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference women’s basketball tour...

March 3rd, 2021 updated: March 4th, 2021. |  


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LIFESTYLE


Quinn on Nutrition: The great saturated fat debate

Quinn on Nutrition: The great saturated fat debate

I just love the science of nutrition. It constantly changes as we learn more about how food and nutrients work in the body. And as we gather more info...

March 3rd, 2021 |  


Historian Anne Beehler

Historian Anne Beehler

LIMA — For a woman who spent much of her life chronicling Lima’s history, Anne Beehler’s obituary left few hints of her own.“A...

March 2nd, 2021 |  


Lima Public Library Book Reviews

Lima Public Library Book Reviews

FictionIn the Company of Men by Véronique TadjoTwo boys venture from their village to hunt in a nearby forest, where they shoot down bats with gl...

February 28th, 2021 |  


Real Life Mama: Building relationships

Real Life Mama: Building relationships

March. Even typing that out almost makes me cringe. Before last year, March used to represent hope, spring, new life. However, now I am not sure that ...

February 27th, 2021 |  


103rd birthday: Charolette Hatfield

103rd birthday: Charolette Hatfield

RUSHSYLVANIA — Charolette Hatfield is celebrating her 103rd birthday. A card shower would be appreciated at 671 Township Road 51E, Rushsylvania,...

February 27th, 2021 |  


David Trinko: The pandemic and the paper

David Trinko: The pandemic and the paper

A few months before the coronavirus pandemic hit, we moved our newsroom into a different part of our building on Elida Road in Lima that was a little ...

February 27th, 2021 |  


OPINION


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Editorial: Don’t bring America’s longest war to an end just yet

President Joe Biden, a longtime critic of U.S. military strategy in Afghanistan, can’t be eager to preside over the 20th anniversary of what is ...

March 4th, 2021 |  


Letter: Just follow the science

Letter: Just follow the science

In your back yard not mine. Interesting that individuals who would not live next to these wind and solar aberrations are in favor of these destructive...

March 4th, 2021 |  


Lori Borgman: Redefining ‘Sweatin’ to the Oldies’

Lori Borgman: Redefining ‘Sweatin’ to the Oldies’

Years ago, Richard Simmons had a workout video series titled “Sweatin’ to the Oldies,” which featured aerobic workouts set to tunes ...

March 4th, 2021 |  


Deadline for election letters

Deadline for election letters

The deadline for having election related letters printed in the Your View feature of The Lima News for the May 4 Primary Election is 4 p.m Thursday, A...

March 3rd, 2021 updated: March 4th, 2021. |  


Leonard Pitts Jr.: For a nation that supposedly believes in democracy, America spends a lot of time trying to kill it.

Leonard Pitts Jr.: For a nation that supposedly believes in democracy, America spends a lot of time trying to kill it.

In the postbellum era, white Democrats — the conservatives of that day — murdered hundreds of African Americans and forcibly seized state ...

March 3rd, 2021 |  


BUSINESS


Lima receives recognition for economic development efforts

Lima receives recognition for economic development efforts

LIMA — Site Selection magazine ranked Lima tied for fourth in the nation in 2020 for economic development and investment among cities of similar...

March 2nd, 2021 updated: March 2nd, 2021. |  


Pandora Police Department certified for adopting standards

Pandora Police Department certified for adopting standards

PANDORA — The Pandora Police Department has received certification for adopting and implementing state standards established by the Ohio Collabo...

March 1st, 2021 |  


Celebrating Our Spirit: Fitness centers emerge from pandemic as community centers

Celebrating Our Spirit: Fitness centers emerge from pandemic as community centers

LIMA — Mobile fitness and nutrition apps. Zoom sessions with personal trainers. When fitness centers were forced to shut down last spring, frequ...

February 27th, 2021 |  


Celebrating Our Spirit: Educators adjust to pandemic

Celebrating Our Spirit: Educators adjust to pandemic

LIMA — Area educators on every level had to swiftly change plans when COVID-19 hit the region last March.For Lima schools, the changes were prof...

February 27th, 2021 |  


Celebrating Our Spirit: Healthcare providers work to conquer COVID

Celebrating Our Spirit: Healthcare providers work to conquer COVID

LIMA — Where would we be without the skilled healthcare professions in the community? Probably in a lot worse shape in light of the ongoing pand...

February 27th, 2021 |  


Celebrating Our Spirit: Smaller gatherings challenge grieving process for funeral homes

Celebrating Our Spirit: Smaller gatherings challenge grieving process for funeral homes

CRIDERSVILLE — Even the grieving process had to change once coronavirus reached the region.“We see definitely lower numbers as far as peop...

February 27th, 2021 |  


STATE NEWS


LGBTQ nondiscrimination bill is back in the Ohio General Assembly for the 10th time

LGBTQ nondiscrimination bill is back in the Ohio General Assembly for the 10th time

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Bipartisan bills will be introduced in the Ohio Senate and House seeking to extend nondiscrimination protections to LGBTQ Ohioa...

March 4th, 2021 |  


Goodyear names executive to oversee Cooper Tire integration ahead of $2.8 billion planned acquisition

Goodyear names executive to oversee Cooper Tire integration ahead of $2.8 billion planned acquisition

AKRON, Ohio — The Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co. on Thursday named Ryan Patterson as a senior vice president of business integration to integrate ...

March 4th, 2021 |  


As soybean prices and demand soars, Cargill expands soy processing sites

As soybean prices and demand soars, Cargill expands soy processing sites

Cargill Inc. said it will spend $475 million to expand and update soybean processing plants in seven states, raising capacity at a moment when demand ...

March 4th, 2021 |  


Different police approach favored for nonviolent 911 calls

Different police approach favored for nonviolent 911 calls

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Social service and mental health professionals could respond to many non-violent 911 calls in Ohio’s capital and lar...

March 4th, 2021 |  


Indicted lawmaker introduces bills for govt accountability

Indicted lawmaker introduces bills for govt accountability

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A disgraced Republican lawmaker on Thursday introduced a pair of pandemic-related bills aimed at bringing checks and balan...

March 4th, 2021 |  


Forensic evidence helps investigators solve 1974 murder of 15-year-old girl in Reynoldsburg

Forensic evidence helps investigators solve 1974 murder of 15-year-old girl in Reynoldsburg

Investigators say they have solved a 47-year-old cold case after new forensic evidence led to identification of two men they believe murdered a 15-yea...

March 4th, 2021 updated: March 4th, 2021. |