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Reward offered for information in Leipsic fire

Reward offered for information in Leipsic fire

LEIPSIC – The Division of State Fire Marshal’s Fire and Explosion Investigation Bureau is seeking tips from the public regarding a fire th...

May 24th, 2022 |  


St. Paul’s AME to hold rib dinner on June 3

St. Paul’s AME to hold rib dinner on June 3

LIMA — St. Paul AME Church will host a spare rib dinner and basement garage sale from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday, June 3 at the St. Paul AME Chu...

May 24th, 2022 |  


Births

Births

Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical CenterMay 22 — Kayla Carder and Benjamin Givens, Russells Point, boy.May 23 — Kendra and Dalton Bass...

May 24th, 2022 |  


USDA awards grant for Ottoville Industrial Park expansion

USDA awards grant for Ottoville Industrial Park expansion

OTTOVILLE — A revolving loan fund is set to be established to help fund improvements made to the Ottoville Industrial Park, thanks to a grant an...

May 24th, 2022 updated: May 24th, 2022. |  


Wapakoneta residents to hold community garage sales

Wapakoneta residents to hold community garage sales

WAPAKONETA — The first weekend in June is Wapakoneta’s annual community garage sales. Many open earlier in the week. Hours are set by each...

May 24th, 2022 |  


Volunteers sought for Equestrian Therapy

Volunteers sought for Equestrian Therapy

CRIDERSVILLE — The Equestrian Therapy Program will hold a volunteer orientation and training session at 5 p.m. Tuesday, May 31 at Fassett Farm, ...

May 24th, 2022 |  


SPORTS


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Browns sign Clowney to 1-year contract

Browns sign Clowney to 1-year contract

CLEVELAND —Myles Garrett and rookie Perrion Winfrey both got their wish Sunday, with the Browns re-signing defensive end Jadeveon Clowney. He ag...

May 22nd, 2022 |  


Roundup: Shawnee’s Burke finishes third at D-II tennis district

Roundup: Shawnee’s Burke finishes third at D-II tennis district

PORT CLINTON — Shawnee’s Gabe Burke finished third during Saturday’s Division II boys district tournament at VonThron-Hablitzel Tenn...

May 21st, 2022 |  


Reds fall to Blue Jays

Reds fall to Blue Jays

TORONTO — Bo Bichette hit two home runs, pitcher Alek Manoah matched his career high by working eight innings, and the Toronto Blue Jays beat th...

May 21st, 2022 |  


Horstman, Mueller, Sherman win at Limaland

Horstman, Mueller, Sherman win at Limaland

LIMA — Limaland Motorsports Park swung open the gates Friday night as Mercy Health presented the 23rd annual “Run for the Rabbit,” h...

May 21st, 2022 |  


Track & field: Kalida girls, Columbus Grove boys win district titles

Track & field: Kalida girls, Columbus Grove boys win district titles

ADA — It probably wasn’t the way Kalida head track-and-field coach Scott Miller drew it up for Saturday’s finals at the Division III...

May 21st, 2022 updated: May 21st, 2022. |  


Softball: Bath falls short against Bryan

Softball: Bath falls short against Bryan

A scouting report for anyone playing Bryan’s softball team in the regional tournament or beyond: Beware of a big inning late in the game.The Bea...

May 21st, 2022 updated: May 21st, 2022. |  


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Lima Public Library Book Reviews

Lima Public Library Book Reviews

FICTIONThe Unquiet Dead by Stacie MurphyThree months after her harrowing experience on Blackwell’s Island, Amelia is settling back into her work...

May 22nd, 2022 |  


On Gardening: Graceful Tut family creates true container elegance

On Gardening: Graceful Tut family creates true container elegance

Prince Tut and the dwarf exquisite Queen Tut papyrus grasses have put the proverbial ta-da in ‘The Garden Guy’s containers this year. The ...

May 21st, 2022 |  


Real Life Mama: Fighting for the tooth

Real Life Mama: Fighting for the tooth

Do you remember your tooth-pulling stage when you were a kid? Man, I do. If a tooth so much as wiggled, I was up all night that same night cranking it...

May 21st, 2022 |  


Living with Children: How can I discourage daughter’s friendship with a brat?

Living with Children: How can I discourage daughter’s friendship with a brat?

Q: My best friend’s 6-year-old daughter is an only child and a spoiled brat. She screams at her parents when she doesn’t get her way, alwa...

May 21st, 2022 |  


David Trinko: Lima Soap Box Derby rolls to a stop for ‘22

David Trinko: Lima Soap Box Derby rolls to a stop for ‘22

Those kid and parent-built racers won’t be blazing down the hill at Faurot Park with nostalgic runs this summer.Steve Skinner sure hopes they...

May 21st, 2022 |  


What readers thought of Oscar Isaac’s Met Gala dress

What readers thought of Oscar Isaac’s Met Gala dress

For last week’s Sunday Best, I asked what you thought of Oscar Isaac’s trompe-l’œil dress at the Met Gala, and I got far too ma...

May 21st, 2022 |  


OPINION


Today’s editorial cartoons

Today’s editorial cartoons

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May 24th, 2022 |  


Leonard Pitts Jr.: The Republican Party stands for the Republican Party

Leonard Pitts Jr.: The Republican Party stands for the Republican Party

So it looks like they finally found their red line.Meaning the Republican Party. Tuesday, the GOP seems to have finally identified the barrier no Repu...

May 22nd, 2022 |  


Letter: We were warned here about UFOs

Letter: We were warned here about UFOs

John P. Timmerman must be laughing up his holy sleeve in Heaven because he told us, years ago, about UFOs, and we all ignored him.Peggy BakerLima .neF...

May 21st, 2022 |  


Letter: Heartbeat of Lima is controversial place

Letter: Heartbeat of Lima is controversial place

I write in reference to an article of May 20th on Heartbeat pf Lima.This article reads like The Lima News is covering a local coffee shop moving to a ...

May 21st, 2022 |  


Letter: Birch Solar a project that should go forward

Letter: Birch Solar a project that should go forward

Thank goodness that some of the people who have been opposing the Birch Solar solar farm project have stopped their opposition to the project.We need ...

May 21st, 2022 |  


David Trinko: Lima Soap Box Derby rolls to a stop for ‘22

David Trinko: Lima Soap Box Derby rolls to a stop for ‘22

Those kid and parent-built racers won’t be blazing down the hill at Faurot Park with nostalgic runs this summer.Steve Skinner sure hopes they...

May 21st, 2022 |  


BUSINESS


Shawnee Pools business staying in the family

Shawnee Pools business staying in the family

SHAWNEE TOWNSHIP — Bob and Connie Sutherland have been in the swimming pool business for 53 years, and it all started from an ad in the newspape...

May 21st, 2022 |  


Legal-Ease: Sometimes the law is simply unfair

Legal-Ease: Sometimes the law is simply unfair

Sometimes the law is incredibly consistent, simple and easy to understand. Other times, especially in certain areas of the law, the law consists of mu...

May 21st, 2022 |  


Artondale offers private units

Artondale offers private units

EUGENE, ORE. – You can see the Craftsman influence in the exterior of the Artondale, from the use of shingles in the gable ends to the stone-bas...

May 21st, 2022 |  


Reghan Winkler: Avoiding the scammy contractor

Reghan Winkler: Avoiding the scammy contractor

How did a Chesterfield, Virginia couple turn $800 into more than $5000 in just a few months?This isn’t a story of $5000 in earnings, but of loss...

May 21st, 2022 |  


Land transfers, May 12-18

Land transfers, May 12-18

The trend of the real estate market in Allen County is shown by the following report, for the week running May 12 through 18. Figures reflect the sell...

May 21st, 2022 |  


Elwer to lead 172nd Allen County Fair

Elwer to lead 172nd Allen County Fair

LIMA — Starting just two weeks ago, Monday, May 2, 21-year-old Troy Elwer is now the new Promotions and Operations Manager of the Allen County F...

May 14th, 2022 updated: May 16th, 2022. |  


STATE NEWS


Neighborhood dispute ends with Portage Co. police fatally shooting woman

Neighborhood dispute ends with Portage Co. police fatally shooting woman

WINDHAM TOWNSHIP, Ohio — A dispute between neighbors ended when police shot and killed a 66-year-old woman who was armed with a gun, authorities...

May 16th, 2022 |  


More high schoolers graduating with associate degree already in hand

More high schoolers graduating with associate degree already in hand

DAYTON — A growing number of high school students have gotten an associate degree through local community colleges before graduating from high s...

May 10th, 2022 |  


Ohio legal pot backers sue over disputed petition deadline

Ohio legal pot backers sue over disputed petition deadline

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Supporters of recreational marijuana legalization in Ohio have sued state legislative leaders in an anticipated dispute ov...

May 2nd, 2022 |  


Ohio judge again blocks abortion law that threatened clinics

Ohio judge again blocks abortion law that threatened clinics

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A judge has blocked early enforcement of an Ohio abortion law signed in December that included additional licensing requir...

April 20th, 2022 updated: April 20th, 2022. |  


Ohio prisons ramp up fight against contraband

Ohio prisons ramp up fight against contraband

COLUMBUS, Ohio — From X-ray body scanners to anti-drone technology, the state is ramping up efforts to keep contraband out of Ohio prisons as dr...

April 12th, 2022 |  


Disputed maps won’t stop Ohio’s May 3 primary

Disputed maps won’t stop Ohio’s May 3 primary

COLUMBUS — Despite the uncertainty raised over the date of Ohio’s primary election, the state is ready to move forward with early voting T...

April 3rd, 2022 |