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Young Lima woman waives speedy trial in shooting case

Young Lima woman waives speedy trial in shooting case

LIMA — A young Lima woman charged with firing a handgun at a man in August on Monday waived her constitutional right to a speedy trial.Adriania ...

October 20th, 2020 updated: October 20th, 2020. |  


Shooting in Lima early Sunday leaves man injured

Shooting in Lima early Sunday leaves man injured

LIMA — The second shooting in less than a year at the same residence on Edgewood Drive in Lima left an unidentified male hospitalized with a gun...

October 20th, 2020 updated: October 20th, 2020. |  


New task force handed housing issues

New task force handed housing issues

LIMA — After recognizing the size of the effort needed to improve Lima’s housing stock, Lima City Council is now looking at establishing a...

October 20th, 2020 updated: October 20th, 2020. |  


Drug court gets big boost

Drug court gets big boost

LIMA — Lima Municipal Court has been awarded more than $450,000 in federal grant funding through the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office o...

October 20th, 2020 updated: October 20th, 2020. |  


Mental Health and Recovery Services Board to meet

Mental Health and Recovery Services Board to meet

LIMA — The Mental Health and Recovery Services Board of Allen, Auglaize and Hardin Counties will meet at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 21 via live stre...

October 20th, 2020 |  


Today’s Lima News Daily Briefing

Today’s Lima News Daily Briefing

Here are today’s top stories from The Lima News for Tuesday, Oct. 20.After recognizing the size of the effort needed to improve Lima’s hou...

October 20th, 2020 |  


SPORTS


Bengals let 3-touchdown lead slip away in 31-27 loss to Colts

Bengals let 3-touchdown lead slip away in 31-27 loss to Colts

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Philip Rivers never flinched with the Indianapolis Colts facing a 21-0 first-half deficit Sunday.He went back to work and jo...

October 18th, 2020 |  


Pittsburgh a living L for Browns again

Pittsburgh a living L for Browns again

PITTSBURGH (AP) — One by one the dominos toppled.The NFL’s best running game fell first. The passing game came next, quickly followed by t...

October 18th, 2020 |  


Arozarena, Rays top Astros 4-2 in Game 7, reach World Series

Arozarena, Rays top Astros 4-2 in Game 7, reach World Series

SAN DIEGO — Remarkable rookie Randy Arozarena homered again, 36-year-old Charlie Morton was brilliant against his former team and the Tampa Bay ...

October 18th, 2020 |  


Roundup: Bath’s Bolons win district doubles title

Roundup: Bath’s Bolons win district doubles title

PORT CLINTON — Bath’s Ruby and Esther Bolon defeated Toledo Central Catholic’s Bella and Lucia Spinazze 7-6 (4), 6-1 to win the Dist...

October 18th, 2020 |  


Golf: LCC wins third straight girls state championship

Golf: LCC wins third straight girls state championship

COLUMBUS — The predictions came true.Before the players on Lima Central Catholic’s girls golf team even got to high school great things we...

October 17th, 2020 updated: October 19th, 2020. |  


Ohio high school football scores for Saturday, Oct. 17

Ohio high school football scores for Saturday, Oct. 17

Akr. East 52, Akr. Ellet 18Cin. Summit Country Day 25, Cin. Hughes 22Cols. Linden-McKinley 44, West 8Cols. Whetstone 24, Cols. Briggs 14Elida 14, Dela...

October 17th, 2020 |  


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90th birthday: Helen Alltop

90th birthday: Helen Alltop

WAYNESFIELD — Helen Alltop is celebrating her 90th birthday with an open house from 1 to 5 p.m. Oct. 24 at the Waynesfield Lions Club, 331 W. Wa...

October 17th, 2020 |  


Wanted: Veterans Day tribute

Wanted: Veterans Day tribute

Veterans Day is Nov. 11, and The Lima News is interested in hearing from our readers for a special publication planned for Nov. 10. We are seeking sto...

October 17th, 2020 |  


David Trinko: Don’t just vote, be an informed voter

David Trinko: Don’t just vote, be an informed voter

Everywhere you look, someone’s trying to talk you into voting.Facebook? A message pops up, making sure you plan to vote.Watching an NFL game? Th...

October 17th, 2020 |  


C-SPAN suspends Scully after he admits to lie about hack

C-SPAN suspends Scully after he admits to lie about hack

NEW YORK — C-SPAN suspended its political editor Steve Scully indefinitely Thursday after he admitted to lying about his Twitter feed being hack...

October 16th, 2020 |  


Births

Births

Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical CenterOct. 15 — Nadja Bagunk and Zachery Norris, Celina, boy; Mekenna Delp and Devon McVicker, Columbus Gr...

October 16th, 2020 |  


Concert series, craft shows this weekend

Concert series, craft shows this weekend

LIMA — The ability to listen to and perform live music has been affected greatly by the pandemic, but St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church is be...

October 15th, 2020 |  


OPINION


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Jim Krumel: The day Duke dialed up Joe Morgan
Michael Reagan: Maureen Reagan would be at home in today’s political madness

Michael Reagan: Maureen Reagan would be at home in today’s political madness

Watching the Senate confirmation hearing of Amy Coney Barrett reminded me of the promise my father made to my sister Maureen to put the first woman on...

October 17th, 2020 |  


Christine Flowers: Take a Good, Hard Look at Kamala Harris

Christine Flowers: Take a Good, Hard Look at Kamala Harris

When Joe Biden picked Kamala Harris as his running mate back a couple of months ago, it was historic.Third woman, first “woman of color” a...

October 17th, 2020 |  


Letter: Capps a veteran who you can trust

Letter: Capps a veteran who you can trust

I know Norm Capps. He is a proud veteran. He volunteered to be drafted during the time of the Vietnam War. During that time, he received recognition a...

October 17th, 2020 |  


Letter: TB hospital needs to be torn down

Letter: TB hospital needs to be torn down

I have lived almost all my life in Allen County and the TB Hospital has been a story for as long as I can remember.Every year you hear haunted stories...

October 17th, 2020 |  


Letter: Thoughtful process, reasonable plan for Bath Township

Letter: Thoughtful process, reasonable plan for Bath Township

When considering economic and business development of a region, a thoughtful plan that considers all residents should be the goal. A measured approach...

October 17th, 2020 |  


BUSINESS


Pfleger named NAWIC national president

LIMA — Anne Pfleger, of Charles Construction Services in Findlay, is the new president of the National Association of Women in Construction.Pfle...

October 17th, 2020 |  


Mercy Health’s Life Flight now equipped with blood storage

Mercy Health’s Life Flight now equipped with blood storage

LIMA — Mercy Health’s Life Flight helicopters will start storing blood on board so that patients requiring blood transfusions no longer ha...

October 17th, 2020 |  


Airbnb combats surge in party houses after COVID shuts nightclubs

Airbnb combats surge in party houses after COVID shuts nightclubs

When the coronavirus pandemic shut down bars and concert halls in March, a new phenomenon was born: the vacation-rental nightclub.Professional party p...

October 17th, 2020 |  


McGinniss named plastic surgery ‘rising star’

McGinniss named plastic surgery ‘rising star’

FINDLAY — Dr. Vincent McGinniss of Plastic Surgery & Aesthetics of Northwest Ohio was named a rising star by the Miami Cosmetic Surgery̵...

October 17th, 2020 |  


Miller’s Textile Services promotes Thornbury, hires Hart

WAPAKONETA — Andrew Thornbury has been promoted to chief operating officer of Miller’s Textile Services, a family owned textile supplier i...

October 17th, 2020 |  


14 first-time homebuyer mistakes to avoid

14 first-time homebuyer mistakes to avoid

Buying your first home comes with many big decisions, and it can be as scary as it is exciting. It’s easy to get swept up in the whirlwind of ho...

October 17th, 2020 |  


STATE NEWS


GOP’s Karl Rove asks donors to help Ohio justice retain seat

GOP’s Karl Rove asks donors to help Ohio justice retain seat

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Influential Republican strategist Karl Rove is soliciting donations for an Ohio Supreme Court candidate’s reelection...

October 19th, 2020 |  


Ohio’s unemployment rate dips to 8.4% in September

Ohio’s unemployment rate dips to 8.4% in September

CLEVELAND, Ohio - Ohio’s unemployment rate dipped to 8.4% in September, continuing a trend down, though it remains more than double what it was ...

October 16th, 2020 |  


5 facing federal charges in death of Dayton man found in garage

5 facing federal charges in death of Dayton man found in garage

A federal grand jury indicted five people in connection to the kidnapping and death of a man whose remains were found in a garage in Dayton last year....

October 16th, 2020 |  


Event planned at George Washington marker

Event planned at George Washington marker

LONG BOTTOM — A commemoration ceremony is planned for Oct. 24 to mark the 250th of George Washington’s stay in Meigs County.Members of the...

October 16th, 2020 |  


Officials say Ohio voters to receive delayed ballots soon

Officials say Ohio voters to receive delayed ballots soon

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Delays in the mailing of hundreds of thousands of absentee ballots across Ohio by a private vendor rocked by equipment cha...

October 16th, 2020 |  


General Motors investing $71 million in northwest Ohio plants

General Motors investing $71 million in northwest Ohio plants

General Motors announced plans Monday to invest $71 million into a pair of northwest Ohio manufacturing plants to retain jobs, while also paying back ...

October 16th, 2020 |